Things are falling into place for Mourinho, but not for United fans

Things are falling into place for Mourinho, but not for United fans

The look of contentment that crossed Jose Mourinho face after the game at Anfield concluded, was nullified by a sense of achievement- that he had got what he came for. His comments after the game suggested both, apart from how the new Manchester United manager had turned the tables around when people were counting the Red Devils out before a ball was kicked. The game was a tactical one, as both sides afforded too much respect to each other. Jurgen …
Luke Shaw & Chris Smalling: Manchester United’s defensive rocks

Luke Shaw & Chris Smalling: Manchester United’s defensive rocks

Chris Smalling and Luke Shaw have brought solidity to the Manchester United defence and the England internationals could be vital to the club’s success this season. Manchester United’s search for a new league title could be on track this season with Jose Mourinho’s return to the Premier League likely to provide trophies. The former Chelsea boss has been given the task of taking the Reds from a transition period to title contenders and he’s had a busy summer preparing the …
Right Back Position Is Antonio Valencia's To Lose

Right Back Position Is Antonio Valencia's To Lose

Last season Manchester United fans were excited by the arrival of Matteo Darmian in July. He cost them £12.7m but it seemed like an astute signing. The former Torino defender promised to bring consistency and pace to the club and under Louis Van Gaal's guidance it was hard to see why he wouldn't be a good fit. Putting together a combined XI for Liverpool and Manchester United for example, wasn't an easy choice to choose between Nathaniel Clyne and Darmian …
How important is it for David Moyes to do well at Sunderland?

How important is it for David Moyes to do well at Sunderland?

The former Everton and Manchester United boss has been given a second chance as Sam Allardyce’s replacement but how important is it for him to be successful? Moyes was once a respected Premier League manager during his time at Goodison Park and he spent 11 years with the Blues, developing, shaping and guiding Everton to a top-ten finish in the league every season. He was renowned for his ability to bring the best out of quite average players and was …
Jose Mourinho to Sell Players, But Who?

Jose Mourinho to Sell Players, But Who?

Earlier this week a report surfaced that new Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, would be looking at clearing the deadwood and undertaking a much needed overhaul of the United squad. We take a quick look at the players whose futures could be in doubt and who could be on their way out of Old Trafford. Sam Johnstone Playing time will be limited for the young keeper, and the emergence of Joel Pereira means we can afford to let him go. …
Why Even Mourinho Cannot Keep Rashford Out Anymore

Why Even Mourinho Cannot Keep Rashford Out Anymore

Manchester United have made some huge strides towards getting back to competing for titles in the coming years by making arguably their biggest signing in the summer - the Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho. A man who is revered and hated in equal measure for his infectious desire to win which goes down well with the fundamentals at United has now been handed the keys to the Old Trafford juggernaut and if anyone could handle the monstrosity of everything that comes …
Louis Van Gaal's Top Five Moments at Manchester United

Louis Van Gaal's Top Five Moments at Manchester United

The football world came to terms with the fact that Louis van Gaal is not a manager any more at Manchester United on Sunday, after he delivered the club its twelfth and (joint) record-equalling FA Cup trophy, in a season marred by eccentricities off the pitch as much as the apparent lack of entertainment on it. If there was any part of the job Louis van Gaal absolutely performed to the maximum expectations, it was the madness that the Dutchman …
Time to Bid Adieu to Van Gaal?

Time to Bid Adieu to Van Gaal?

Louis van Gaal was booed by the Manchester United crowd as he tried to thank Old Trafford for its support this season. The Dutchman addressed the crowd following the end of United's last game of the season against Bournemouth. Manchester United's 3-1 victory sealed European football next season with a fifth placed finish in the league, but their inferior goal difference meant they missed out on Champions League qualification to rivals Manchester City. The result was only good enough to …
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