Why Van Gaal Should Have Retained Adnan Januzaj

Why Van Gaal Should Have Retained Adnan Januzaj

An absolute whirlwind of a summer transfer window it was. Arguably, the busiest the club has had in years. Louis Van Gaal, during the summer, oversaw an influx of players from a variety of different leagues but also showed the door to a boatload of them, some expected, while a few others, totally out of the blue. While the departures of Robin Van Persie, Radamel Falcao and Angel Di Maria in the same window is something one can hardly envisage …
Manchester United v Cardiff City Preview | Key Men Stats and Team News

Manchester United v Cardiff City Preview | Key Men Stats and Team News

It will be a friendly reunion for Manchester United fans on Tuesday night as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer brings his Cardiff City side to Old Trafford. The Reds were knocked out of the League Cup at home to Sunderland last week but have been buoyed by the signing of Juan Mata over the weekend, and will use this boost to get their season back on track with a win over their Welsh opponents. Solskjaer will be relishing the opportunity to return …
Statistical Analysis of Manchester United's Midfield

Statistical Analysis of Manchester United's Midfield

Manchester United have started life after Sir Alex Ferguson very poorly. They have looked a shadow of the team that claimed the title comfortably last season. Robin van Persie’s influence in the team has waned, while new signing Marouane Fellaini has failed to find his footing. Van Persie’s shooting accuracy is down to 31.8% from 46% last year and his goals per game statistics are down to 0.5 from 0.68 last year. It may be too early to write off …