The Curious Case of Ander Herrera | Why is he Out of the Picture?

The Curious Case of Ander Herrera | Why is he Out of the Picture?

Strange things have happened at Man United off the pitch in the last three seasons. The amazing bottle job post Sir Alex Ferguson from the hierarchy has quite remarkably transformed a powerhouse challenging for trophies with a vicious regularity to a club that has quickly accustomed itself to mediocrity and ridicule. On the pitch, stranger things are happening. Phil Jones and Morgan Schneiderlin taking corners, an 18-year old still in school carrying the hopes of a two-billion dollar franchise and …
Five Underrated Premier League Players

Five Underrated Premier League Players

The EPL is an extremely competitive league, and rightfully so, with so many players of immense talent and skill. However, in a league as competitive as this, it becomes very easy to overlook certain players who might get overshadowed by the comparatively "popular" ones. Here's a look at 5 underrated players in the EPL this season. 1.Herrera - Manchester United In a side which lacks energy, pace, and a killer instinct, Herrera’s instant-impact style of play, attacking mentality and outstanding …
Manchester United v Watford Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

After a result that could turn out to be a genuine turning point in Manchester United’s roller-coaster of a season, Louis Van Gaal’s young Manchester United will host Watford FC at Old Trafford on Wednesday evening. Manchester United should be going into this game full of confidence and in higher spirits than they have in recent weeks, with three wins on the bounce now in three different competitions ensuring their progress of some sort in all of them.  Although wins …
Louis Van Gaal: A genius behind the struggle

Louis Van Gaal: A genius behind the struggle

Under Louis Van Gaal, Manchester United have struggled to gain consistency and they've failed to make an impact in the league since the Dutchman's arrival. Despite spending around £250 million on transfers, United currently sit out of the top four and the title appears to be out of their reach. Recent calls for the manager's sacking has added a further cloud over what has already been a disappointing season but has Louis Van Gaal's time at Manchester United really been …
What is the answer to Manchester United's attacking woes?

What is the answer to Manchester United's attacking woes?

After dropping out of the Champions League, Manchester United have a lot of questions to answer, especially if they are to be considered Premier League contenders. Their defence has been excellent this season, conceding just ten times in the league, which is the lowest in the division. However, they have struggled to score goals and that looks set to be their downfall, unless something changes soon. The fan base will be eager to see their team strengthen in January and …
Why Mystic Morgan is Van Gaal's Secret Weapon

Why Mystic Morgan is Van Gaal's Secret Weapon

A proper response to the disaster at the Emirates. Manchester United went to Goodison Park, started brightly, which they have never done in the last three years, got the job done in the first 45, capping it off with another goal early in the second half, to the delight of more than 2000 strong and vociferous travelling support. Van Gaal was obviously pleased with the performance and went on about the number of 'tactical meetings' he had to hold with …
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 …
Why Herrera Could Be Man United's Very Own Iniesta

Why Herrera Could Be Man United's Very Own Iniesta

Before scoffing at the title and deeming this an unfairly premature comparison, kindly read further. The fact that I had to bring a legendary figure like Andres Iniesta into this is purely down to my unconditional love towards Herrera and also, the fact that I want him to do it the way Iniesta does, in the Premier League for the team I quite admire. And also the fact that, well, Herrera could actually turn out to be someone who's at least …
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