Why Antony is already one of Manchester United's key men

Why Antony is already one of Manchester United's key men

There were some doubts about Antony when Manchester United signed him. He was viewed as an Erik ten Hag lieutenant and there were concerns about how he would adapt to English football. A lot of players have moved from the Eredivisie to the Premier League and the transition has been mixed. No team know this more than United, as they signed Memphis Depay when he was viewed as one of the best prospects in Europe. He struggled to adapt to …
Analysing Manchester United's start under Erik ten Hag

Analysing Manchester United's start under Erik ten Hag

It has been a mixed start to the season for Manchester United. The start was poor, as they lost their first two matches to Brighton and Brentford. The manner of the defeat to Brentford caused alarm bells to ring. Some even suggested that a managerial change could be on the horizon, but those concerns were premature. Since then, there has been improvement and United have moved into 5th position. Incredibly, they are six points off the top with a game …
Will Marcus Rashford's form for Manchester United lead to an England recall?

Will Marcus Rashford's form for Manchester United lead to an England recall?

There were rumours that Marcus Rashford was set to leave Manchester United in the last 12 months. He struggled after missing a penalty in the Euro 2020 final and lost his place for his club side. Ralf Rangnick rarely used him, as there was a preference for Anthony Elanga. However, the England international is now back in the team and looks to be enjoying a positive working relationship with Erik ten Hag. Since breaking into the first team, there have …
Southampton vs Manchester United Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Southampton vs Manchester United Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Manchester United travel to Southampton this weekend with more questions about their season than answers. It was a great victory over Liverpool, but it came in a big game. The pressure will be to deliver the same level of commitment and quality against one of the weaker sides in the Premier League. For Saints, they will be confident after two wins in the last seven days. It is an opportunity for them to record a statement victory early in the …
Who is Manchester United target Tyrell Malacia?

Who is Manchester United target Tyrell Malacia?

Manchester United appear to be closing in on their first signing under Erik ten Hag, as Feyenoord left-back Tyrell Malacia is set to join the club. The Guardian report that a fee of £15.7 million has been agreed between the two clubs. Lyon were credited with a major interest, but it appears that the new United manager's links in the Netherlands have allowed the Premier League club to move to the front of the queue. Although the deal isn't done …
Why Manchester United and Tottenham want to sign Christian Eriksen

Why Manchester United and Tottenham want to sign Christian Eriksen

Christian Eriksen is one of the hottest free agents on the market, with a host of Premier League clubs interested in signing him. It has been an incredibly emotional year for the midfielder after he collapsed on the pitch at Euro 2020. During his recovery, there were fears about his ability to resume his career. He managed to do that with Brentford and he has proven that he can still influence matches at the highest level. Now, he is in …
Ajax vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Ajax vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea are facing a difficult test in the Champions League, as they travel to face last season's surprise semi-finalists Ajax. The Blues have been praised for their approach this season, as they have hired a young couch in Frank Lampard, with the aim of bringing through the new generation at Stamford Bridge. They may have been forced into the approach, due to a transfer ban. However, there is no arguing against the early success that the club has enjoyed. On …