Why Anthony Martial deserves a fresh start at Manchester United

Why Anthony Martial deserves a fresh start at Manchester United

There have been pleasing parts to Erik ten Hag's first pre-season as Manchester United manager, none more so than the improved performances from Anthony Martial. Over the last 12 months, it was thought that the Frenchman's career at Old Trafford was over. Although it would be unwise to read too much into pre-season, it does look like he will get another chance at the club. During the friendlies so far, Martial has contributed three goals and two assists. The short …
Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur | FA Cup Semi Final Preview

Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur | FA Cup Semi Final Preview

It's the big game in Wembley as twelve-time champions Manchester United take on Pochettino Tottenham Hotspur in their temporary backyard for a place in the FA Cup final. It is a silly exercise to boil a season down to the outcome of one game but such has been the year for Manchester United where they fell short of what was expected of them in all the competitions this season. A title challenge eluded them in the league while they failed …
Why Manchester United and Arsenal are targeting Lisandro Martinez

Why Manchester United and Arsenal are targeting Lisandro Martinez

Lisandro Martinez could be set for a move to the Premier League this summer, with Arsenal and Manchester United in the running to sign him. The Mirror report that United are now the frontrunners to sign him. That should come as no surprise considering the recent appointment of Erik ten Hag. There is a working relationship between the defender and the coaching staff that already exists at Old Trafford. In theory, that should be the acclimatisation to English football an …
Who is Manchester United target Tyrell Malacia?

Who is Manchester United target Tyrell Malacia?

Manchester United appear to be closing in on their first signing under Erik ten Hag, as Feyenoord left-back Tyrell Malacia is set to join the club. The Guardian report that a fee of £15.7 million has been agreed between the two clubs. Lyon were credited with a major interest, but it appears that the new United manager's links in the Netherlands have allowed the Premier League club to move to the front of the queue. Although the deal isn't done …
Why Liverpool want to break their transfer record for Darwin Nunez

Why Liverpool want to break their transfer record for Darwin Nunez

Darwin Nunez is shaping up to be at the centre of the latest Premier League transfer saga, with Liverpool and Manchester United going head-to-head for his signature. Tottenham and Newcastle United have been credited with an interest, but it will be one of the long-term Northern rivals that capture the Uruguayan international. The latest news suggests that it is Jurgen Klopp's side that leads the race, with the Guardian reporting that the Reds are prepared to pay a club record …
Why Manchester United and Tottenham want to sign Christian Eriksen

Why Manchester United and Tottenham want to sign Christian Eriksen

Christian Eriksen is one of the hottest free agents on the market, with a host of Premier League clubs interested in signing him. It has been an incredibly emotional year for the midfielder after he collapsed on the pitch at Euro 2020. During his recovery, there were fears about his ability to resume his career. He managed to do that with Brentford and he has proven that he can still influence matches at the highest level. Now, he is in …
Should Manchester United try to keep Cristiano Ronaldo?

Should Manchester United try to keep Cristiano Ronaldo?

Cristiano Ronaldo has been a contentious figure in Manchester United's season. There seem to be two defined camps. The first sees Ronaldo as the club's best player and that his individual record proves that he has been an excellent signing. The other camp will suggest that signing the Portuguese international was a mistake, as his presence in the starting eleven has significantly hampered the rest of the team. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Ralf Rangnick have both overseen teams that have …
Arsenal vs Manchester United Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Arsenal vs Manchester United Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

The race for the top four is hotting up, with three teams still in the frame. Arsenal host Manchester United in the early kick-off on Saturday and it is a game that will have huge ramifications on the state of play at the top of the table. The visitors really need to win if they are to force their way into the top four, but their recent performances suggest they aren't at the required level to finish above the two …
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