Are Manchester United In A Title Challenge?

Are Manchester United In A Title Challenge?

By winning at Turf Moor on Tuesday, the Red Devils top the Premier League table for the first time since the opening day of the 2018-19 season. Given that they played the first game that weekend with Bournemouth bettering their result only a few hours later, only the most diehard supporter would have drawn any comfort from that brief stay at the summit. Manchester United eventually finished thirty-two points off the champions, Manchester City, come the end of the season. …
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 12

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 12

Matchweek 12 is in the books, and there's no rest for the Premier League as we are set to roll straight into Matchweek 13 starting Tuesday night. Over this past week we saw some good football, some bad football, some expected results and some surprising results. We witness players making good decisions and turning in good displays, we witnessed players making bad decisions and turning in stinkers, and then we witnessed Granit Xhaka. The less said about him the better, …
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 10

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 10

In a season that has given us goals, controversy, shocks, shocking defending and injuries by the dozen, Matchweek 10 provided it all and lots of entertainment to boot. Of the ten games, nine of them were good games of football for the neutral. Chelsea vs Spurs was the only dull game, but even then the tactical battle between Lampard and Mourinho was interesting. From managers sniping at each other through the media, to Des Kelly stumbling over his words trying …
United weigh up options as pressure intensifies

United weigh up options as pressure intensifies

The problems at Old Trafford these days are a very different state of affairs to those they faced in Sir Alex’s final season in charge. Oddly enough, it isn’t that the players aren’t up to scratch - sure, Ronaldo and Rooney are long since gone, but it’s hardly a team wanting in talent. Back in 2013, United challenged for titles, Van Persie was defecting to win them the league with 30 goals a season. Nowadays, they beat Everton 3-1 and their manager, …
Manchester United vs Chelsea Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United vs Chelsea Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

This weekend will be huge for the managers of both sides, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faces off against Frank Lampard at Old Trafford. This was the opening fixture of the 2019/20 campaign and Manchester United were convincing 4-0 winners. There were doubts about the two men's ability to take their respective clubs forward and those remain in some form. The start of the season hasn't been convincing for either and a victory over a rival would be huge. Likewise, a …
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 5

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 5

Another week of Premier League football is in the books, and controversy reigned supreme this time around. The Merseyside Derby, always a pretty heated affair, contained a number of flashpoints that caused social media to explode. Elsewhere Manchester United got back to winning ways, whilst Newcastle and Crystal Palace managed to turn in a couple of the least ambitious performances you will see all season. With all that in mind, here's the good, the bad and ugly of matchweek five. …
How Edinson Cavani should be used by Manchester United

How Edinson Cavani should be used by Manchester United

Edinson Cavani was a questionable move by Manchester United on deadline day. There is no doubting his quality, but it is a transfer that is reminiscent of previous years, rather than the new approach under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. There are several issues under the current management, but there had been positive signs in recruitment. Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Harry Maguire, Daniel James, Bruno Fernandes and Donny van der Beek were all signed with their best years ahead of them. Cavani comes into …

"Big 6" Youngsters in Need of a Loan This Summer.

The end of the transfer window is drawing close and some teams are scrambling to get deals done. Fans of all Premier League clubs will be hoping for their team to do something more between now and 5pm on Monday, regardless of what they've done already. There's something intoxicating about a deadline day signing, regardless of what age you are and who you support. The Premier League is very much an arms race. The "Big 6" compete against each other …
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