Can Eric Bailly Be The Answer To United's Defensive Woes?

Can Eric Bailly Be The Answer To United's Defensive Woes?

Manchester United could not have asked for a better Community Shield game against Leicester City – the reigning champions of the Premier League. With stellar performances from all players, and a delightful array of goals, it was indeed a sight for sore eyes for the United fans. However, the man who stood out, had to be Eric Bailly. One of the highlights of the match was when Bailly was chasing after Jamie Vardy. Although it counted for nothing, the cheer …
Five Things we Learned From Man United's Win Against Galatasaray

Five Things we Learned From Man United's Win Against Galatasaray

Manchester United traveled to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden to conclude what has been a miserable pre-season tour, by playing a friendly game against Turkish giants Galatasaray. The Red Devils looked to have shaken off fitness worries by making a quick start - thanks to a stunning opening goal from the man of the moment Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but found themselves behind as the half ended 2-1 in favour of Galatasaray. United came out a different side, literally and figuratively, scoring four goals …
Five New Signings That Were Most Impressive During Friendlies

Five New Signings That Were Most Impressive During Friendlies

The pre-season friendlies are always an interesting watch, as that is where all the hype and controversy and excitement gets put to rest, when it comes to new players or managers. This time around – although most of the attention surrounded the big names in the managers’ arena – the players did not fail to disappoint! These friendlies are obviously no indication to how a player is or is going to perform in the games to come, but they can …
Paul Pogba - An Expensive Investment or an Expensive Mistake?

Paul Pogba - An Expensive Investment or an Expensive Mistake?

It didn’t take Jose Mourinho long enough to assemble a star squad at Manchester United during the transfer season this time around, and it looks like he’s in no mood to stop! Unlike the last couple of seasons, Eric Bailly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan have already signed up for the Red Devils, and now Paul Pogba would just be the cherry on top. Pogba has won four consecutive league titles in Turin and was part of the team that …
Meet Eric Bailly

Meet Eric Bailly

Re-building a team like Manchester United Is not an easy task and Mourinho is looking at a total revamp of both the attack and defence. With the signing of Zlatan Ibrahimovich, the attack can now become solid, to Jose’s liking. Also, with the signing of youngster Eric Bailly is also a good addition to a lacklustre defence. Bailly is quick, versatile and strong, and thus it can be said that he possesses all the qualities to be the defensive pillar …
How Does Eric Bailly Compare With United's Other Centre-Backs?

How Does Eric Bailly Compare With United's Other Centre-Backs?

The transfer season is alive and kicking now with teams in England starting to flex their financial muscle - signing players left, right and centre which has already seen a couple of big moves from abroad. Manchester United, under Jose Mourinho are in the mix too and they seem to have a well defined plan this season unlike in recent years, especially when it comes to recruitment - which has certainly let them down in some cases, contributing to their …
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