The Importance of Fringe Players at Manchester United

The Importance of Fringe Players at Manchester United

Manchester United managed to successfully book themselves a trip to play Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park in the FA Cup after they beat Warren Joyce's Wigan Athletic in the fourth round at Old Trafford. United had made nine changes from the side that lost 2-1 to Hull City in midweek - although 23-year old Paul Pogba's goal on the night was enough to see them through to another final in Wembley - their second in the space of nine months. …
Paul Pogba Sends Manchester United Back to Wembley

Paul Pogba Sends Manchester United Back to Wembley

Paul Pogba's goal has ensured Manchester United's progress to their first EFL Cup final since 2009 despite a 2-1 defeat on Thursday to Marco Silva's Hull City at the KCOM stadium. United made the trip to Hull on the back of a fairly comfortable 2-0 lead from Old Trafford in the first leg - thanks to a late goal from Marouane Fellaini. The Red Devils insisted on treating the second leg with caution prior to the match and Jose Mourinho …
Manchester United v Manchester City | League Cup Preview

Manchester United v Manchester City | League Cup Preview

It's the second installment of the Mourinho-Guardiola act at Old Trafford, this time in the league cup with a place in the quarterfinal on the line. The moods at both camps cannot be more different to what they were before the last time these two sides met in the Premier League. Both teams had enjoyed a 100% win record in the opening three games before the international break which stood between the Manchester Derby in early September that City won …
Can Drinkwater really improve Manchester United's midfield?

Can Drinkwater really improve Manchester United's midfield?

Death, taxes and Manchester being linked with ex-players in the middle of a season. These are some of 'the inevitables' in human life. This time, it's Leicester City's title-winning midfielder Danny Drinkwater that's tipped to be Mourinho's January signing in order to beef up his already fairly well stocked midfield. While there's no doubts about how good this former Manchester United academy graduate has been for the last 18 months and how influential he was, in the Foxes' unthinkable league win, …
Why Mourinho is dead right about Schweinsteiger

Why Mourinho is dead right about Schweinsteiger

Former German International Bastian Schweinsteiger has been the lone subject of controversy in what has been an abundantly positive transfer window for Manchester United. The 32-year old has been reportedly told that he was not in the plans of Jose Mourinho - which has culminated into the German veteran training with the club's under-23 squad since the Portuguese took over the club in July. This has quickly become the most divisive topic among Man United fans as to whether or …
Pep Guardiola vs Jose Mourinho - Whose Changes Yielded Better Results?

Pep Guardiola vs Jose Mourinho - Whose Changes Yielded Better Results?

Jose Mourinho Jose Mourinho era at Manchester United officially kicked on as the Red Devils took on AFC Bournemouth and thrashed them to a 3-1 victory at the Vitality stadium. Last season also, their last fixture was with Bournemouth and they had the exact same score-line. Ever since then, a lot has changed both on and off the field for United, and the result? Clearly visible. They say that a good manager is the foundation of any victorious team – …
Matuidi to Man United | What could he bring?

Matuidi to Man United | What could he bring?

On a day when Manchester United kept their fans busy and excited ahead of the new campaign by officially unveiling Jose Mourinho as their new manager, reports have emerged stating PSG's Blaise Matuidi's alleged trip to England to conclude a deal that would see him make a shock move to Manchester United with a medical scheduled in France. It has certainly come out of the blue as United, if the news is true, could have already made their fourth signing …
Manchester United vs Arsenal Preview |Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

On February 28th, Manchester United welcome Arsenal to Old Trafford for what is due to be an abnormal game between these two sides.  With all of United's injuries and struggles this season, some bookies have Arsenal going into this match as favorites, the first time that has happened in the Premier League era.  After a huge win against Leicester two weeks ago to keep the Gunners in the title race, they'll need another big performance against Manchester United to push …
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