Paul Pogba, the World Cup and Mourinho's Interesting and Incomplete Assessment

Paul Pogba, the World Cup and Mourinho's Interesting and Incomplete Assessment

As France beat Croatia in the final and won the World Cup for only the second time in their history, this exhilarating tournament - for once, did not produce the unexpected as it had done pretty much throughout these last 30 days. In a competition that was littered with shock goals and surprise victories at every stage, the final - being 'the fixture' was somehow, an outlier - in that, not only was the result fairly expected, but the manner …
Fellaini Stays - State of Manchester United's Midfield

Fellaini Stays - State of Manchester United's Midfield

So, the cat is finally out of the bag. Marouane Fellaini has confirmed where he is going to be playing his football beyond the Summer - and it is not AC Milan or China. The Belgian midfielder has signed a two-year extension at Manchester United which will keep him at the club until 2020 at the least, with an option for one more year included in the contract, making it a window where Jose Mourinho is having everything his way, …
4 EPL Players that Can Win The World Cup Golden Boot

4 EPL Players that Can Win The World Cup Golden Boot

With the World Cup well underway, we’ve already seen so much action. As we’re in the closing matches in the group stage, everyone’s excited about the knock out rounds. The World Cup Golden Boot is one of the most prestigious awards a player can get in the game of football. So what about this World Cup? Who’s gonna win the Golden Boot? Having in mind the performances in the group stage, we’ve shortlisted 4 players that play in the Premier …
Five Manchester United Players to Watch at the World Cup – Part Two

Five Manchester United Players to Watch at the World Cup – Part Two

Following up on Part One of my Five Manchester United Players to Watch at the World Cup, I have listed down the top three to complete list of Manchester United players - who have all begun the tournament on a highly positive note. 3. Jesse Lingard - England (Group G) England started their highly anticipated World Cup campaign with a typically English result - 2-1 with the winning goal scored in the dying embers after utterly dominating the opposition from start …
Manchester United v West Brom Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United v West Brom Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

After inflicting on league leaders and rivals Manchester City - their first defeat at home in over 70 weeks, Manchester United continue their push for second-place against a struggling West Bromwich Albion on Saturday. United have been in decent form lately with 5 wins from the last 5 in the Premier League including wins against the likes of Chelsea, Liverpool and City since the turn of the year. They are currently second at the moment and while six points from …
Pogba stalling – Mourinho to blame?

Pogba stalling – Mourinho to blame?

Paul Pogba has yet to set the world aflame at Old Trafford, especially this season. The £90 million man has already been shown the door once at Manchester United – joining Juventus in 2012 after refusing a new contact – and the playmaker could be on his way once again. As has been documented by daily bet voted for by readers at the popular fan-generated site AskFans, Pogba does not seem happy with his current lot at the Red Devils. So, …
Crystal Palace v Manchester United Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Crystal Palace v Manchester United Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

To round off another weekend of Premier League football, Manchester United will travel down to glamorous South London - to take on Hodgson's injury-ravaged Crystal Palace, on Monday night. Palace are the quintessential 'rabbit caught in the headlights' side this season - struck by a wave of injuries, enforced substitutions and some really poor results - often not reflective of their actual performances. Hodgson's Eagles after a decent start to life under the new regime, have now failed to win …
Manchester United v Chelsea Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United v Chelsea Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

It's a truly blockbuster Sunday this weekend - as second-placed Manchester United welcome fourth-placed Chelsea to Old Trafford as bitter rivals Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte come face to face after waging a war of words in the weeks leading up to this game. Manchester United are in a tricky period in the season. Having come off Sevilla with a 0-0, United have given themselves the onerous task of overcoming the Spanish side next week to progress in the competition …
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