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

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

Manchester United will welcome Jose Mourinho back to Old Trafford as Tottenham come to town. This will be one of the eye-catching fixtures of the midweek games and neither team will want to lose. It could be the end of the road for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer if he loses to his predecessor at home, especially given he has only won four matches in the Premier League this season. To provide context, Mourinho has won two in two at Tottenham and …
Haaland is a transfer coup within Manchester United’s grasp

Haaland is a transfer coup within Manchester United’s grasp

The Austrian Bundesliga to the Premier League is a road few have travelled, but the recent rumours linking Erling Braut Haaland to Manchester United are exciting. The Athletic report that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has deployed his favoured scout to keep a close watch on the Norweigen goal-scoring sensation with a view to a transfer. The potential move has long been speculated about on social media, with United fans making the obvious links between their current manager and the young striker. They …
Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

There are going to be two big Carabao Cup matches that dominate the proceedings this week, as four of the traditional Premier League top six face-off. Chelsea entertain Manchester United, as Frank Lampard and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer aim to win their first trophies at their respective clubs. Although the latter has won competitions as a manager, a triumph in this competition would go a long way to convincing the doubters that he can compete at the highest level. The home side …
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