Mourinho Keen on Adding Quality rather Than Quantity Ahead of United’s Title Challenge

Mourinho Keen on Adding Quality rather Than Quantity Ahead of United’s Title Challenge

Rumour has it that Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho might be targeting three or four first-rate acquisitions this summer as he looks forward to transforming his team into serious title contenders. All football pundits agree that “The Special One” - as the Portuguese national is fondly referred to - has had a fairly promising debut season at Old Trafford. This has been made possible by his team’s EFL Cup and Community Shield triumphs with the icing on the cake being …
Nico Gaitan - Who is the Manchester United target?

Nico Gaitan - Who is the Manchester United target?

Nicolas Gaitan has been a player linked to the Premier League for the past few years and he appears set to move to Old Trafford, with his agent confirming that talks are set to take place over the next few days. Manchester United have had one season under Louis van Gaal and will be looking to push on to challenge for the title this year after returning to the top four at the first attempt. The defence will be a …
Roberto Firmino to Manchester United - Necessity or Luxury?

Roberto Firmino to Manchester United - Necessity or Luxury?

If twitter reports are anything to be trusted, then Manchester United have already wrapped up their second signing of the summer - Hoffeinheim's attacking midfielder Roberto Firmino for circa 18m€ (some sources quote €30 million). Although there has been no noise in particular from the British Press on what has been going on behind the curtains at Old Trafford, it looks like the deal could be on and the player could have actually undergone his medical already whilst on international duty, …
Herrera, Carrick & Blind: Is a

Herrera, Carrick & Blind: Is a "World Class" Midfielder Still Needed?

Much of the transfer talk at the start of the 2014/15 season surrounded Manchester United and, more specifically, exactly who they would sign in the centre of midfield. The biggest summer 'transfer saga' (there's one every year - hello Wesley Sneijder) featured Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal, who's stock had risen further after his performances for Chile in the World Cup. Elsewhere, Kevin Strootman, Paul Pogba, Nigel De Jong and William Carvalho were also regularly linked with a move to Old …