Where does Donny van de Beek fit into Manchester United?

Where does Donny van de Beek fit into Manchester United?

Manchester United are set to make their first summer signing, as Donny van de Beek is set to join from Ajax. A number of media outlets, including the Mirror, report that a deal has been agreed and the Dutchman has agreed a five-year contract. The reported fee is in the region of £40 million. This is a switch of approach from Manchester United, as the rumours in recent months suggested they were looking to strengthen their attack. There has been …
Sanch-OFF?? Five Alternative Targets For Manchester United This Summer

Sanch-OFF?? Five Alternative Targets For Manchester United This Summer

"We plan on having Jadon Sancho in our team this season, the decision is final. I think that answer all our questions" - Michael Zorc The Sporting Director of Borussia Dortmund didn't leave much room for interpretation when he addressed the press after the first training session of Dortmund's pre-season training camp. In truth, Dortmund on the whole have left no room for interpretation when addressing the Jadon Sancho situation all summer. They wanted the fee they deemed worthy of …
Jadon Sancho would solve creativity weakness in Manchester United's squad

Jadon Sancho would solve creativity weakness in Manchester United's squad

Manchester United have yet to finish their 2019/20 season, as they remain in the Europa League, but they are already starting to make moves in the transfer market. Sky Sports report that they are close to agreeing personal terms with long-term target Jadon Sancho. The report goes on to say that Borussia Dortmund haven't relaxed their initial asking price of £108 million. However, there could be more flexibility in the payment schedule and the mood music is beginning to point …
The Top Strikers in the Premier League - Who's More Clinical and Who's More Valuable?

The Top Strikers in the Premier League - Who's More Clinical and Who's More Valuable?

This season there seems to be very little excitement left in the Premier League. The manner in which Chelsea have managed to dominate the league has ensured that there is very little chance involved in deciding the eventual winner of the league. Other teams and their fans do try to manufacture excitement – will Manchester United pip Liverpool to the fourth place in the league? Will Everton pip them both? Will Sunderland get out of jail again? Which of the …
Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

The second FA Cup semi-final sees Chelsea and Manchester United face off at Wembley. Both managers will be desperate to secure their first major trophy at their respective clubs, but they will be fully aware that the Premier League campaign takes priority. With only two matches left to play in the league, these two clubs and Leicester City are battling out for two Champions League places. Only one point separates the three. The reward on Sunday is an FA Cup …
What Can Marcus Rashford Teach Us About Mason Greenwood?

What Can Marcus Rashford Teach Us About Mason Greenwood?

Mason Greenwood is a sensation for Manchester United. The 18-year-old has scored nine goals in around 1000 Premier League minutes, including four goals in his last three games. It's hard not to think of Marcus Rashford when seeing an 18-year-old, English striker burst onto the scene for Manchester United. He did the same in 2016, scoring with his first shot in the Premier League and Europa League. So, how can our experiences with Rashford inform our perspective on Greenwood? The …
Could Pogba And Fernandes Play In The Same Starting Eleven?

Could Pogba And Fernandes Play In The Same Starting Eleven?

The disruption in March to the Premier League season came at the worst possible time for Manchester United. They had just built up a head of steam over the previous six weeks which culminated in the glorious defeat of the current champions, Manchester City. When United thumped LASK in the Europa League a few days later, they had gone eleven games unbeaten in all competitions and were arguably the form team in England. A lot of the upturn in fortunes …
Activism 1-0 Tribalism: Rashford Makes A Statement

Activism 1-0 Tribalism: Rashford Makes A Statement

What do we owe each other? As human beings, living and breathing for a finite yet infinitesimal period of time, in the ever-expanding void we call space, we all have our dispositions and ambitions, points of view and opinions of difference. We actively love and look for common ground in people to share our experiences and emotions but also feverishly relish to disagree with what or who we consider as the ‘other’ – the other party, the other city, the …
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