Win against Palace shows a glimpse of future at Old Trafford

Win against Palace shows a glimpse of future at Old Trafford

Manchester United won their final game of the Premier League at home against Crystal Palace - the sort of team they usually came up short against, over the course of the season, which has played a significant role in derailing their ambitions to at least finish in one of the Champions League positions. The Red Devils have, as a result, finished outside the safety net that is top four for the second successive campaign in a row - and below their …
Herrera and Valencia Scoop Player of the Year Awards at Manchester United

Herrera and Valencia Scoop Player of the Year Awards at Manchester United

It was the awards night at Manchester United and despite it largely being a sober and borderline tense affair with the club preparing for a season defining European final next week, the occasion hosted by Mark Chapman and Rachel Riley saw some of the fan favourites pick up deserving individual honours. Angel Gomes became the youngest ever player to win the Jimmy Murphy award for being the best at the U18s category while Axel Tuanzebe who is a more familiar …
Five Euro 2016 Players Premier League Clubs Should Target

Five Euro 2016 Players Premier League Clubs Should Target

International tournaments are a great shop window and players realise that. Although it is important not to place too much stock into performances at tournaments like Euro 2016, they can provide the final details that clubs need to know about targets. They are great for showing how players deal with big matches especially. This tournament hasn't been the best for free-flowing football, instead providing some excellent tactical battles. The following five players have impressed me and I feel they would …
Portugal and Croatia Providing Some Premier League Food for Thought

Portugal and Croatia Providing Some Premier League Food for Thought

Croatia have, without doubt, been one of the best teams to watch at Euro 2016, so I was quite looking forward to their match with Portugal, especially considering some of the talent on show. It has to be said there was an array of gifted players on both sides and in particular, a plethora of midfielders to admire. But, what are the chances of us seeing any of them on a regular basis in the Premier League? The likes of …
Would Andre Gomes be a good signing for Chelsea?

Would Andre Gomes be a good signing for Chelsea?

Andre Gomes has been linked to both Chelsea and Manchester United already in this window. Sky Sports reported that Chelsea had a bid around £32m turned down for the Portuguese midfielder, and they are weighing up whether to make a renewed bid. The central midfield area appears to be a priority for Chelsea this summer, as they have also been heavily linked to Ngolo Kante and Ranja Nainggolan, two midfielders who differ in style to Gomes. The Valencia player is …
Watford vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Watford vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Newly-promoted Watford takes on perennial powerhouse Manchester United at Vicarage Road on Saturday, November 21st. Manchester United is still in 4th place, just one point behind Leicester City, while Watford are 11th place and 8 points behind the Red Devils. TEAM NEWS WATFORD: Watford came up short against Leicester City, 1-2, at the King Power Stadium on November 7th as the Foxes' built an early 2-0 lead that the Hornets could not overcome. Yellow Army captain Troy Deeney managed to …
Leicester City vs Watford Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Leicester City vs Watford Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Leicester will play host to Watford for only the second time in Premier League history on Saturday afternoon. The Foxes and the Hornets have not faced each other in the Premier League in well over a decade. Claudio Ranieri’s side head into the game as arguably the most exciting team to watch in the league right now. Even with a change of manager over the summer it appears that Leicester have been able to hold onto the epic form they …
Watford vs West Ham Match Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Watford vs West Ham Match Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Watford have been in fairly good form over the last few match days. The club has notched a healthy 10 points out of a possible 18 in the last 6  with wins over teams like Swansea, Newcastle and Stoke City. On Saturday, they host high flying West Ham United, a side that has taken a cumulative of 14 points in the last 6 games. Team News Watford Spanish midfielder Jurado, who has featured 7 times for Watford this season, could …
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