Why Manchester United should sign Sergio Ramos

Why Manchester United should sign Sergio Ramos

Sergio Ramos has been linked to the Premier League for over a decade. This summer, he will be available as a free agent, due to his failure to agree terms on a new contract with Real Madrid. The appeal of a move is obvious on the surface. The Spanish international is available on a free transfer, which removes the sizeable obstacle of agreeing a transfer fee out of the equation. However, he is now 35-year-old and he played just 20 …
Ole - What for Next Season

Ole - What for Next Season

This season, this season of COVID-19, will be remembered for years to come. No fans, all games on some format or another, and the infamous failed Super League. For any pretender to the Premier League throne, this was the season that could be taken advantage of. Where Leicester had once shocked the world, a little less of a dramatic win, could have seen Ole return to English League crown to Old Trafford. What began as a temporary fix (after many …
The Structure of Elite Teams

The Structure of Elite Teams

To finish 3rd in any given Premier League season is some feat. For Liverpool FC to have had so many injures, players missing the majority of the season & others forced into roles unfamiliar, is even more so commendable. When COVID-19 hit the UK some 16 months ago, Liverpool sat at the top table as arguably the greatest team on the planet. Fast forward to now, and the seasons close has resulted in sheer relief at achieving a top 4 …
Manchester United vs Villarreal Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

The club season is drawing to a close and Manchester United have the opportunity to become the third English club to lift a trophy this season. They will be facing La Liga side Villarreal in Gdansk and hoping to overcome Unai Emery, who has won the Europa League on three previous occasions. Interestingly, ten of the last 17 winners of the competition have been from Spain. In the last nine years, the winners have originated from either Spain or England …
Manchester United vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Following the postponement of this fixture last month, Liverpool will feel hard done by, as they have lost ground in the top four race. Although Manchester United are the ones to have fixture congestion, they have all but wrapped up their Premier League game. Therefore, they chose to make ten changes against Leicester City and gifted the Foxes three points. That decision has made it more difficult for Liverpool to qualify for next season’s Champions League, which adds an extra …
Jose - A Special Journey

Jose - A Special Journey

Jose - A Special Journey Jose Mourinho is amongst the greatest of managers to have graced football’s many touch lines. A period early in his coaching career saw him mentored by the late great, and universally adored Sir Bobby Robson. His first post saw him take on the Benfica job before a move to Uniao, both of which proved brief stints for the young coach. His move to Porto saw a remarkable period of both domestic and European success that …
Tottenham vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

This is the latest meeting between Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Jose Mourinho, since the former replaced the latter as Manchester United manager. There has been a draw and a defeat apiece for the two managers, which makes this weekend's meeting an intriguing affair. Tottenham should be fresher than their opposition as they are now out of European competition, while Manchester United have played twice since Spurs last stepped on a football pitch. That said, the recent performances have been a …
Manchester United need to remain patient with ‘consistent’ Greenwood

Manchester United need to remain patient with ‘consistent’ Greenwood

Mason Greenwood has had a turbulent first two seasons as a first team player at Manchester United. The lack of a break between the two seasons has meant that the teenager hasn’t had an opportunity to come up for air. It is a huge adjustment for a player of his age to adapt to his changing lifestyle and increased media exposure. There have been many consequences of the pandemic and the adaptation of youth players to senior football has certainly …
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