Why Manchester United need to sign Gareth Bale

Why Manchester United need to sign Gareth Bale

Manchester United are facing a crucial summer, as they attempt to re-establish themselves as a force under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Their transfer activity will be under intense scrutiny after the failures of previous summers. Daniel James has already joined the club from Swansea City, but supporters will be expecting bigger names if they are to come back to compete next season. The Mirror report that they could be ready to sign another Welshman, with the club looking at a possible …
Manchester United Sign a Welsh Winger: Daniel James from Swansea

Manchester United Sign a Welsh Winger: Daniel James from Swansea

For some time now Manchester United fans have been waiting for their club to announce the signing of a Welsh winger who plays on the left. It seems that their club has heard them and obliged, well sort of. United have indeed signed a Welsh left-winger. But he is not the one that United fans have been waiting for with bated breath. The first signing of the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer era is not that of the eagerly awaited Gareth Bale …
Vague ‘Manchester United Way’ A Sure Road To Failure

Vague ‘Manchester United Way’ A Sure Road To Failure

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is a Manchester United legend. ‘That’ goal in the 1999 Champions League final confirmed his place in club folklore and his association with a successful Sir Alex Ferguson side got him his current job as manager. The opportunity to ingrain himself further with the fans has been presented and if he does turn the fortunes of a floundering institution around, a statue at Old Trafford could be in the works. It is a humungous task that he …
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 …
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, …
When the Skies were Grey: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Debut as Interim Manager

When the Skies were Grey: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Debut as Interim Manager

“Football is easy if you have good players", stated Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after an emphatic 5-1 win - as Manchester United scored five goals in a Premier League game for the first time since Sir Alex Ferguson's final game in charge of the club. And between the two events, United have gone through a myriad of changes - in personnel and personality, not only losing an awful lot of football matches but also some of their identity in the process. …