Shinji Kagawa | Time to stand up and deliver | Kagawa Stats

Shinji Kagawa | Time to stand up and deliver | Kagawa Stats

A few months ago, before the Champions League final, Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp expressed his agony at seeing the Japanese ace, ex-Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa play in the left wing at Manchester United for just 20 minutes every game. Though he may have exaggerated a bit, many of the supporters feel the same about Kagawa and the lack of playing time he was given last season. He was signed for a fee of 17.5m on a four-year deal from …
Eden Hazard Vs Shinji Kagawa: Who Has Had the Better Debut Season? | Stats

Eden Hazard Vs Shinji Kagawa: Who Has Had the Better Debut Season? | Stats

Manchester United 4 Norwich 0 | Match & Stats Report

Manchester United 4 Norwich 0 | Match & Stats Report

Shinji Kagawa proved a point on Saturday with an aesthetic hat trick as Manchester United beat Norwich 4-0 at Old Trafford. Wayne Rooney later rounded off the victory with a deceptively easy looking strike from distance. Few will have predicated any other result to this match. Norwich recently turned out a poor streak with a win against Everton, but walking away from Old Trafford with any points would have been a Herculean task. They beat United earlier this season, but a match …
Everton 1 Man Utd 0 | Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Everton 1 Man Utd 0 | Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Everton Vs Manchester United Starting line ups   The starting line ups were as above. United opted for a 4-3-3 variant whilst Everton were set up to operate within a 4-4-1-1. Kagawa was pushed forward leaving Scholes and Cleverley to play from deeper positions. Carrick was played at centre back whilst Antonio Valencia was put in at right back. The season is only a game old and United are already looking to have injury woes to rival those of a …
Premier League 12/13 Opta Stats | Best Players From Fixture Round 1

Premier League 12/13 Opta Stats | Best Players From Fixture Round 1

So the first weekend of the season has come and gone and what  a weekend of football it was. From the high scoring games on Saturday to the end to end game between Manchester City and Southampton and finally Everton beating Manchester United on Monday night. It was an interesting round of fixtures with a few big games Newcastle Vs Spurs and Everton Vs Manchester United. There were a few drubbings with Swansea, Fulham and West Brom dishing out some …
Shinji Kagawa | Manchester United's New Midfield Maestro | Stats

Shinji Kagawa | Manchester United's New Midfield Maestro | Stats

Sir Alex Ferguson has completed the signing of Shinji Kagawa and the Japanese international has officially joined the stable of premier attacking options at Old Trafford.  Our own @RedMancunia touched briefly on the quality of Manchester United's wingers as compared to the rest of the league in his post here, and the addition of Kagawa to the mix should only increase the depth of attacking options already at Ferguson's disposal.  Kagawa will also add another option in the centre of …