The Signing This Season’s Also-Rans Desperately Need

The Signing This Season’s Also-Rans Desperately Need

The most important signing at Manchester City in modern times was made in October 2012. The Premier League side have played some of the most sumptuous football ever seen on English shores in the last couple of seasons under Pep Guardiola. The Catalan had been courted by the club’s Emirati owners for a long time before he eventually joined in 2016 and his arrival has elevated the club’s performances to another level. The framework for these displays, however, have been …
Manchester United must start these three players together to finish in the top four

Manchester United must start these three players together to finish in the top four

Manchester United are going to be confident about their chances of finishing the season strongly. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has enjoyed a mostly positive time in charge of the club after being appointed as the interim manager. He has impressed a lot of people with the way he has placed emphasis on free and attacking football.  This is something that was lacking under Jose Mourinho. As a result, he has been appointed on a permanent basis. The primary beneficiaries have been three …
Arsenal vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Key Players & Prediction

Arsenal vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Key Players & Prediction

Arsenal find themselves one point behind Manchester United after their draw to Tottenham. The Gunners will have to pass United eventually to get themselves back into the top four. This is about as good a chance as they'll get. With their Europa League campaign in doubt, this is potentially the most important game of their season. They can't afford to lose this one. This game is equally important for Manchester United. While they are flying high after their historic comeback …
PSG vs Manchester United | Champions League Preview

PSG vs Manchester United | Champions League Preview

Manchester United are facing a difficult task if they are to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League as they have to overcome a two-goal deficit against PSG away from home. Taking the away goals rule into account, it looks impossible for the Premier League side. However, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer continues to surprise in the Old Trafford hot-seat and is the man responsible for one of the greatest comebacks in the history of this competition. The team can go into …
Manchester United v Liverpool Preview | Key Men - Pogba v Salah

Manchester United v Liverpool Preview | Key Men - Pogba v Salah

It is that time of the year again when sanity takes a back seat giving way to a familiar feeling of tribalism as title-chasing Liverpool make the short trip to Old Trafford to take on the old enemy. The reverse fixture saw one of United's worst performances at Anfield in recent memory - as Jose Mourinho's men, out of their depth, overpowered by a Liverpool side that was determined in their pursuit to break their Premier League luck. As a …
Liverpool Vs Bayern Munich Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool Vs Bayern Munich Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

After a brief interlude European football will be back at Anfield on Tuesday night. In their round of 16 tie, Liverpool host the Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich on Tuesday. If one looks at the Premier League and Bundesliga tables as of now, we may see them as two very similar teams – both are placed second in their respective domestic leagues and both are separated from the respective league leaders by a whisker. However, the two teams have had two …
Solskjaer - Tactical Genius or Simple Strategist?

Solskjaer - Tactical Genius or Simple Strategist?

Jose Mourinho is famed for his studious dissection of rival teams ahead of games, often shaping or adapting his own tactics and team selections to counter any particular threats they may pose. It’s an approach that brought silverware at every club he has managed since FC Porto, but hardly one that was ever going to endear him to United fans, who craved cavalier attacking football. Ultimately, Mourinho lost both the support of the players and the fans at Man Utd, …
Premier League Transfers This January: A Tepid Window So Far

Premier League Transfers This January: A Tepid Window So Far

The January transfer window is like an annual second chance for all football clubs – but more so for the clubs from the top leagues like the Premier League. The pressure in the top leagues is so intense that if a manager or a transfer committee blundered in the summer transfer window then by December all seems lost. Case in point, Manchester United this season.  But the January window provides an opportunity to set the mistakes right and aim for …
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