Harry Maguire to Manchester United makes sense if you ignore the fee

Harry Maguire to Manchester United makes sense if you ignore the fee

Manchester United look set to add a young British core to their squad this summer. BBC Sport report that the club have made a £70 million bid for Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire. This would add to the signings of Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been given a license to rebuild as he sees fit and it is perhaps surprising to see a preference for homegrown talent. Although the offer is short of the Foxes' asking …
Leicester Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Leicester Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The last Premier League game week before the first international break of the season is upon us and to kick it off, Liverpool travel to Leicester City on Saturday afternoon. Liverpool will be hoping to keep their winning start going, while the Foxes will be hoping to string a series of wins themselves. In the recent past, these two teams have rarely played out a low-scoring game, and another entertaining game is on the cards for Saturday as well. Leicester …
Manchester United vs Leicester City Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

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

The Premier League returns on Friday as Leicester City face a difficult trip to Manchester United in the opening fixture. Jose Mourinho is entering into his third season as the manager at Old Trafford and there will be pressure on him to perform. Meanwhile, Claude Puel needs to start well after a disappointing second half of the season. Their supporters believe the Foxes to be a top-half team and they need to consolidate that position over the coming campaign. The …
United's Center-Half Options in the Transfer Market: Harry Maguire

United's Center-Half Options in the Transfer Market: Harry Maguire

While signing a 29-year old Toby Alderweireld would represent a signing for the here and now - the kind of move that Mourinho often makes to 'hyperspeed' his way to league success, the pursuit of Harry Maguire, should it come to fruition, would add more meat to the idea that Jose Mourinho sees himself at Manchester United beyond his current contract which expires at 2020. Staying at Manchester United for the length of his existing contract would be quite a …
Hull City vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Hull City vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

On February fourth, Hull City will host Liverpool at the KCOM Stadium.  Both teams are coming off credible draws, but need to start winning games if they are to achieve their goal for the season. Hull hung on for a 0-0 draw away to Manchester United thanks to an outstanding performance from goalkeeper Eldin Jakupović.  A point at Old Trafford is always a fantastic result, but Hull do remain four points inside the relegation zone with only 17 points from …
Hull City: The Worst Prepared Team in Premier League History?

Hull City: The Worst Prepared Team in Premier League History?

Over three months have passed since Hull City clinched promotion back to the Premier League at the first attempt. They had to go through the play offs, but managed to get back into the top flight in time for the new television money. After the final whistle went at Wembley, the feeling was one of pure elation as the board, players, coaching staff and fans celebrated their success. Although there had been a rocky relationship between the owners and the …