Projecting Manchester United's Starting XI and Formation vs Spurs

Projecting Manchester United's Starting XI and Formation vs Spurs

Manchester United fans' wait is almost over, with the Red Devils hosting Tottenham on Saturday morning in their first Premier League fixture of the new season. It is also the season's first competitive game at Old Trafford, a stadium to which European football will return after a one-year hiatus. Louis van Gaal's has masterminded another transfer-filled summer, and may not be done just yet. The sale of record Premier League signing Angel di Maria to Paris Saint-Germain is nearly complete, with …
Manchester United - What 15/16 season could have in store

Manchester United - What 15/16 season could have in store

Manchester United have splurged on good quality players this transfer window, and there is no denying the fact that the expectations of the fans would be sky-high. Schneiderlin and Schweinsteiger will be looking to strengthen the midfield and Rooney would be looking to continue his good spell. On paper, this seems to be a perfect setting for United to make a run for the trophy. Let's take a look at the facts though, and see if Manchester United can really …
Is Arda Turan a good fit for the Premier League?

Is Arda Turan a good fit for the Premier League?

Arda Turan is set to leave Atletico Madrid this summer according to World Soccer Talk, with both himself and his agent commenting on his desire to leave the 2013/14 La Liga champions. The midfielder who is currently the most expensive Turkish player of all time is now 28 and in the peak of his career. He has achieved a lot in Spain with Atletico since joining the club in 2011 and he will have a desire to add to his …
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 …
Will Depay be a Good Signing for Van Gaal?

Will Depay be a Good Signing for Van Gaal?

In recent days, Memphis Depay has been heavily linked with Manchester United. The attacker made a name for himself in the summer as he became Holland's youngest goalscorer at the World Cup. Many expected him to move on last summer, but he opted to stay in the Eredivisie which proved to be an excellent decision as his reputation continues to increase in the football world. He has played a huge role in PSV Eindhoven regaining the league title for the …
Analysing Manchester United Centre-Backs | Where Will The Guillotine Fall?

Analysing Manchester United Centre-Backs | Where Will The Guillotine Fall?

Otamendi, Gimenez, Hummels, Laporte, Dragovic. Transfer windows come and transfer windows go. But what refuses to pass is the who’s who of the footballing world’s centre-backs being linked to Manchester United. Three months and a bit still remain for the action to shift from the green under millionaire studs to the green inside billionaire bank accounts. That hasn’t stopped the tabloids from earning their bucks of course, and the aforementioned names have constantly been taken in the same breath as …
Manchester United v Burnley Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

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

Louis Van Gaal will be looking for a response from his side on Wednesday night when they welcome Burnley to Old Trafford. Man United needed Daley Blind to rescue them a point at Upton park on Sunday with a 90th minute strike to break Hammers Hearts. That United’s 3rd draw in their last 6 matches meaning that dropped points on Wednesday night could see both Tottenham and Arsenal leapfrog them, taking them out of the Champions League spots. Burnley meanwhile …
Why United Fans Should Get Excited About Daley Blind

Why United Fans Should Get Excited About Daley Blind

The image of Robin van Persie sprinting, albeit quite slowly, to high five Louis van Gaal upon scoring a stunning headed equalizer in Holland’s 5-1 demolition of defending champions Spain would have heartened Manchester United fans to no end, giving them a glimpse of things to come at Old Trafford next season. However, it was another one of Van Gaal’s disciples and a potential United target, Daley Blind, who really stole the show, and the adaptable Ajax man would make …
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