Stoke City vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Stoke City vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Arsenal are facing a difficult trip to Stoke City for their first away game of the season. This is a fixture that they have struggled in during recent seasons and they will be hoping to avoid another embarrassing result this weekend. The Gunners won this game last season, but they had failed to win in the previous six matches at the Bet365 Stadium. It will be a tense encounter as neither side played well during the opening weekend. The away …
Swansea City vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Swansea City vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Swansea City welcome top of the league Manchester United to the Liberty Stadium on Saturday, where the Swans will look to knock the Red Devils off their perch. Swansea took a point from their first match of the season, but it was hardly a convincing performance. They failed to get a shot on target in 90 minutes and were outshot 29 to four in total.  The Swans now have to find a way to stop the full throttle attack that …
Everton 2017/18 Premier League Season Preview

Everton 2017/18 Premier League Season Preview

After three tumultuous years under Roberto Martinez, Ronald Koeman was appointed at Everton to steady the ship.  The Dutchman brought Everton from 11th place the last two seasons up to 7th last season and managed the Toffies to 14 more points than they won last season. This season could prove to be tougher for Koeman.  He lost his star striker Romelu Lukaku this summer and has failed to truly replace him, despite spending quite a lot of money. Lukaku was …
Would Serge Aurier be Worth the Gamble for Manchester United?

Would Serge Aurier be Worth the Gamble for Manchester United?

Manchester United have signed three players in this transfer window - their third and latest signing being Nemanja Matic from Chelsea, a player who would fill the defensive midfielder-shaped hole in the first team squad for the foreseeable future under Jose Mourinho. Another gap that needs plugging at United with a long-term view in mind is surprisingly at right full-back. Although the Red Devils are not short in quantity per se - with Players' Player of the Year in 2016/17 - Antonio …
Smalling, Jones and Mourinho's Options in Central Defence

Smalling, Jones and Mourinho's Options in Central Defence

Manchester United will begin their pre-season tour of 2017 in the United States of America and the preparations are already underway in the UCLA campus, where the club will based at between the 10th and 22nd of July. The Red Devils have made two key additions in the transfer market and there is a consensus that the club will sign at least two more ahead of the new season - to bolster their first team squad enough to compete in five …
Kyle Walker – Manchester City’s Expensive Plan B

Kyle Walker – Manchester City’s Expensive Plan B

One of the most interesting facts that struck me at the beginning of this transfer window was the number of players who were left without a contract beyond this summer at Manchester City.  Also, more than the number, were the names of the players who were released on a free by City – Bacary Sagna, Jesus Navas, Gael Clichy, Pablo Zabaleta, and Willy Cabalero. Agreed, all of them are aged players who would have found it tough to fit into …
Why do Manchester United Want to Sign Eric Dier?

Why do Manchester United Want to Sign Eric Dier?

Manchester United have made the biggest signing of the summer so far after buying Romelu Lukaku from Everton for a fee of £75 million. Jose Mourinho is keen to press ahead for further additions as he attempts to build a squad capable of competing on multiple fronts. He will want to see progression and a title challenge is needed if he is to prove himself as a manager capable of leading the club forward for years to come. The next …
Southampton Vs Manchester United Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Southampton Vs Manchester United Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Before the last weekend of Premier League football kicks off, a few teams have some catching up to do and this week, we will see ten teams in action before the final game week on Sunday. From Chelsea hosting Watford on Monday night to Leicester hosting Spurs on Thursday, there is a lot of action coming up mid-week. Right in the middle of that action, Southampton host Manchester United at St. Mary’s on Wednesday night in what some people might …
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