Edinson Cavani is proving to be a great signing for Manchester United

Edinson Cavani is proving to be a great signing for Manchester United

The differing fortunes of Manchester United and Liverpool during the week underlined the value of one piece of transfer business conducted by the latter in the summer. There were eyebrows raised when United signed Edinson Cavani on a free transfer, due to his age and wages. However, he has already had a huge impact and played a role in the team’s lofty league position. In basic terms, the Uruguayan striker is a world class goal scorer and a born winner. …
Liverpool Vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

“It’s Liverpool, the neighbors, we know the story. When you arrive in Manchester you know the story about Liverpool and Manchester United. We know it’s a big game”. Yes, Paul Pogba knows it is a big game and he and his teammates are getting ready for the latest version of this rivalry as Manchester United visit Anfield on Sunday evening. But one can argue that the rivalry has lost some of its ferocity in the last few years. It has …
Are Manchester United In A Title Challenge?

Are Manchester United In A Title Challenge?

By winning at Turf Moor on Tuesday, the Red Devils top the Premier League table for the first time since the opening day of the 2018-19 season. Given that they played the first game that weekend with Bournemouth bettering their result only a few hours later, only the most diehard supporter would have drawn any comfort from that brief stay at the summit. Manchester United eventually finished thirty-two points off the champions, Manchester City, come the end of the season. …
Analysing Paul Pogba's decline at Manchester United

Analysing Paul Pogba's decline at Manchester United

Manchester United are facing a huge Christmas period as their short-term future is in the balance. Their Champions League elimination will have been met with disappointment, as they had control of the group following the first two matchdays. Prior to the match against RB Leipzig, Mino Raiola have an unhelpful interview about the future of Paul Pogba, which would have annoyed those at Old Trafford. The Frenchman was left out of the starting eleven on Tuesday, but he may have …
Manchester United vs Chelsea Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

This weekend will be huge for the managers of both sides, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faces off against Frank Lampard at Old Trafford. This was the opening fixture of the 2019/20 campaign and Manchester United were convincing 4-0 winners. There were doubts about the two men's ability to take their respective clubs forward and those remain in some form. The start of the season hasn't been convincing for either and a victory over a rival would be huge. Likewise, a …
How Edinson Cavani should be used by Manchester United

How Edinson Cavani should be used by Manchester United

Edinson Cavani was a questionable move by Manchester United on deadline day. There is no doubting his quality, but it is a transfer that is reminiscent of previous years, rather than the new approach under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. There are several issues under the current management, but there had been positive signs in recruitment. Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Harry Maguire, Daniel James, Bruno Fernandes and Donny van der Beek were all signed with their best years ahead of them. Cavani comes into …
Manchester United vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

The headline fixture of the weekend for many is Manchester United’s home match against Tottenham. Jose Mourinho will be returning to Old Trafford and he will be desperate to register his first victory over the club since his departure. Last season in this fixture, the home side took the three points and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be confident of a similar result. Since United’s last Premier League match, Spurs have played three times. Fatigue could have a part to play …
Manchester United & The Importance of Business Acumen in Football

Manchester United & The Importance of Business Acumen in Football

“You don’t spend £50 million on someone that you’re never going to play” remarked Julien Laurens when speaking on The Totally Football Show about Fabinho’s gradual integration into Liverpool’s first team. “Unless you’re Man United” quipped James Richardson in reply, to which the panel sniggered and jeered in agreement. How the mighty have fallen. The days of Sir Alex Ferguson posing an ominous figure on the touchline tapping away at his watch with sweeping attacking football and visiting teams fearing the …
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