Manchester United v Norwich Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Manchester United v Norwich Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

On December 19th, Norwich City travel to Old Trafford to take on an out of form Manchester United.  United are winless in their last five matches in all competitions. After a humiliating defeat away to Bournemouth last weekend, Louis Van Gaal's men will look to bounce back with a victory against the Canaries.  Despite getting a good result against Everton, Norwich fell into the relegation zone for the first time since the opening day after Newcastle's 2-1 win over Tottenham. …
AFC Bournemouth vs Manchester United | Team News, Stats & Key Men

AFC Bournemouth vs Manchester United | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United will take on Bournemouth this Saturday at the Vitality Stadium. Bournemouth finally won a match after 11 weeks, stunning the defending champions Chelsea with a 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge last Saturday. English striker Glenn Murray provided the single goal for Eddie Howe's side eight minutes before full-time to shock Jose Mourinho and the rest of Stamford Bridge, snatching the three points from the away match. The Cherries have not won since their 2-0 win over Sunderland in …
Scholes' Criticism Of Schweinsteiger: Unnecessary or Necessary?

Scholes' Criticism Of Schweinsteiger: Unnecessary or Necessary?

Paul Scholes has singled out Manchester United midfielder Schweinsteiger for criticism. He feels Schweinsteiger has been too cautious in his play for the Old Trafford club and the former United midfielder thinks it’s a result of how Van Gaal has asked his team to play. The German midfielder arrived at Old Trafford from Bayern Munich in the summer and he’s become a regular in Louis van Gaal’s team alongside either Michael Carrick or Morgan Schneiderlin in midfield. But Scholes believes Schweinsteiger, …
How Dropping Rooney & Carrick Could Help Balance United

How Dropping Rooney & Carrick Could Help Balance United

Manchester United has looked strong at times early this season, especially in wins over Liverpool and Southampton a few weeks ago. They met a grim reality check, however, at the Emirates before the international break, with the brilliance of Alexis Sanchez leading Arsenal to a 3-0 win over the Reds. Dropping from the top of the table thanks to that loss, United now heads to Goodison Park, a stadium at which they've struggled mightily in recent years, to face Roberto Martinez …
Analysing the Red Hot Ozil vs Manchester United

Analysing the Red Hot Ozil vs Manchester United

After an embarrassing 3-2 defeat to Olympiacos, lots of people were doubting Arsenal going into their game against Manchester United.  Then the Gunners annihilated Louis Van Gaal's side. They dismembered Manchester United within the first 20 minutes, and it was absolutely incredible to watch.  They were on fire and played scintillating football putting in their most impressive performance of the season. There were plenty of standout players in that Arsenal side.  Theo Walcott put in his best center forward performance …
How will Bastian Schweinsteiger fit in at Manchester United?

How will Bastian Schweinsteiger fit in at Manchester United?

Bastian Schweinsteiger is all set to join the Red Devils this season in the EPL. The 30-year-old is believed to have told Bayern he does not want to extend his contract, which runs to 2016. Bayern's Chief Executive Karl-Heinz Rumenigge said: "We have reached an agreement with Manchester United over a transfer." Schweinsteiger has made 536 appearances for Bayern since his debut in 2002. Rummenigge added: "It's regrettable because Bastian meant a great deal to the club.” It is delightful news …
Comparing Schneiderlin to Man United's Current Midfielders

Comparing Schneiderlin to Man United's Current Midfielders

Manchester United have been constantly linked with various defensive midfielders for a number of years. After struggling with players like Anderson and Cleverley, United finally brought in Ander Herrera and Daley Blind to address their midfield problems. Even then, as the previous campaign suggests, midfield is a key area they need to improve if they are to challenge for the title and compete in Europe. Assistant Manager, Ryan Giggs, in his recent interview once again stressed the importance of strengthening the …
Michael Carrick: Manchester United's Main Man

Michael Carrick: Manchester United's Main Man

When it is was announced by Louis Van Gaal that Michael Carrick would miss the remainder of the season Manchester United fans got very nervous. They got nervous because the difference in United’s fortunes this season with and without the veteran midfielder has been jarringly obvious. The 33 year old midfielder has solidified his importance to the United team in his later years perhaps allowing people to see how under-appreciated he has been in recent times. Despite Van Gaal’s summer …
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