Meghna Sengupta

The Resurgence of Marouane Fellaini

The Resurgence of Marouane Fellaini

Marouane Fellaini did not receive a huge welcome like Paul Pogba, and neither was his an anticipated move like Ibrahimovic’s. He joined the club under David Moyes, and that was not the best of times at Old Trafford. Maybe it was the situation that was more at fault, than Fellaini himself. To give him fair credit, he did try his best to fit in, but there’s only so much a new signing can do at a club that was struggling …
Chelsea vs Burnley Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Burnley Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea take on newly-promoted Burnley at Stamford Bridge this weekend, and they will be looking to convert this into their third consecutive win, after their victories against West Ham United and Watford. Diego Costa scored late winners in both games for the Blues so far. Newcomer Michy Batshuayi also helped orchestrate goals in their game against Watford, alongside Diego Costa. The Blues have rallied strongly under Conte, and they would be looking to maintain the winning streak. However, Burnley should …
Could The Two Strikers Formation Work Out For Spurs?

Could The Two Strikers Formation Work Out For Spurs?

Tottenham won 1-0 over Crystal Palace, and the possibility of using two strikers seems to become more and more evident. Victor Janssen’s purchase back in July itself, hinted at that. After all, he was the top scorer in the Eredivisie last season. Based on Janssen’s stats, he would not be happy just being Harry Kane’s back-up, and there’s no reason why anybody would buy a player like him to act as the second choice. If you take a look at …
Can Wayne Rooney Seal His Spot At Manchester United?

Can Wayne Rooney Seal His Spot At Manchester United?

Wayne Rooney has reached a point in his career where his name is almost synonymous with Manchester United. He ripped defences apart back when he was in his prime, and it would always be a treat to watch him play. In fact, there was one season when he scored 34 goals in all competitions. With Mourinho’s appointment, a lot of concerns revolved around Rooney, as his future at the club was highly uncertain. Additionally, the fact that Mourinho brought in …
Top 5 New Signings That Impressed on Debut

Top 5 New Signings That Impressed on Debut

The new Premier League season is touted to be one of the toughest and rightfully so – it has the few of the world’s best managers and players in it right now, but how have the new signings fared so far? A lot of teams have had new signings and a lot gave way to a lot of speculation and hype during the transfer season, but how many of them actually live up to their expectations (and price tag), remains …
Pep Guardiola vs Jose Mourinho - Whose Changes Yielded Better Results?

Pep Guardiola vs Jose Mourinho - Whose Changes Yielded Better Results?

Jose Mourinho Jose Mourinho era at Manchester United officially kicked on as the Red Devils took on AFC Bournemouth and thrashed them to a 3-1 victory at the Vitality stadium. Last season also, their last fixture was with Bournemouth and they had the exact same score-line. Ever since then, a lot has changed both on and off the field for United, and the result? Clearly visible. They say that a good manager is the foundation of any victorious team – …
Manchester United vs Southampton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Manchester United have been playing the kind of football that the fans have been seeing in the Fergie-era. It is a welcome change after their dismal performances last season. In fact, the frustration among the fans had almost hit the saturation point. Thus, Jose Mourinho’s appointment was a blessing, and he has not given the fans any reason to doubt his capabilities in the Premier League so far. The Red Devils played well in the pre-season games, and continued to …
'Swede' Escape for the Red Devils

'Swede' Escape for the Red Devils

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s deal invoked a lot of variation in reactions among both critics and fans alike. Some felt like he wouldn’t do well in the Premier League, while some felt like he was getting too old to take up this role. Others were delighted at the thought of having Ibrahimovic in the team. However, trust Ibrahimovic to prove the ones who doubt him wrong, and to do it with class! He has established the fact that he is a force …
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