Bruno Fernandes could be an era-defining transfer for Manchester United

Bruno Fernandes could be an era-defining transfer for Manchester United

Bruno Fernandes has had a hugely positive impact at Manchester United since his January arrival. The mood music at the club has changed in a matter of months. At the beginning of the year, there was a lot of criticism about the club's recruitment and a general agreement that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wasn't the correct man for the job. This has now changed, with the club competing on three fronts and the style of play improving with the Portuguese international …
Manchester United vs Manchester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

This will be the fourth Manchester Derby of the season so far. Manchester United have won two of those, with Manchester City winning the other. It will be interesting to see how City approach the game, as they do have less to play for than the home side. Despite the recent Liverpool loss, it would take an extraordinary chan of events for the title race to open up. Meanwhile, United are challenging for a top four finish and they are …
Derby County vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

This was picked out as one of the stories of the FA Cup fifth round as soon as the draw was made. Manchester United will be up against their all time club leading scorer as they travel to Pride Park to face Wayne Rooney and Derby County. The player-coach will be determined to give a good showing of himself and prove that he remains able to make an impact at the highest level. Meanwhile, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be wanting …
Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

This has become one of the big fixtures of the modern Premier League and this year, the focus will be on the Champions League race. An extra layer of intrigue has been added by the recent news that Manchester City will be banned from the competition for the next two seasons. This could mean that 5th place is enough for a Champions League place. Both Chelsea and Manchester United will be hoping that this is the case as it increases …
Martial is running out of time to secure long-term striker role at Manchester United

Martial is running out of time to secure long-term striker role at Manchester United

Anthony Martial has been given a major chance this season to secure the role as Manchester United's number nine. This is the position that he wanted to play upon signing for the club, but his path has been blocked at various times by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Romelu Lukaku, Wayne Rooney and Marcus Rashford. The decision not to sign a striker in the summer led to the Frenchman getting the number nine shirt and the opportunity on the pitch, with Rashford playing …
Mid-Nineties Liverpool Offer Manchester United Transfer Lessons

Mid-Nineties Liverpool Offer Manchester United Transfer Lessons

An interesting statistic hit the internet a few days ago. It cost Manchester United £820 million to assemble their current squad. At the start of the previous decade, when the Red Devils were holders of the Premier League having won three on the bounce, the cost was £238 million. The announcement of these figures startled readers, but given how the economics of football have changed in these ten years, they should come as no surprise. The only reason why we …
Harry Winks could be the answer to Manchester United’s midfield issues

Harry Winks could be the answer to Manchester United’s midfield issues

Harry Winks has struggled to impress Jose Mourinho since the Portuguese manager took over at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The Spurs' academy graduate thrived under Mauricio Pochettino, allowing him to break into the England squad. However, his place in the squad for the European Championships is under threat and his long term club future is now in doubt. The Athletic report that Manchester United and Manchester City are tracking the midfielder. The former have an eye on a transfer this …
Manchester United's midfield woes need to be addressed this month

Manchester United's midfield woes need to be addressed this month

Manchester United enter January needing reinforcements if they are to go on to have a successful season. Their current position is disappointing, but the struggles of Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham mean that they can still finish in the top four with the gap being five points. They will need significant improvement to do this, therefore the board needs to be active in the winter transfer window. It appears that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer maintains the backing from those above. This month …
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