Will United Keep Their Nerve With Solskjaer Decision?

Will United Keep Their Nerve With Solskjaer Decision?

The international break has made an untimely appearance for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Manchester United’s limp defeat at the hands of Newcastle on Sunday will allow for two weeks of negative sentiment to fester before the side face Liverpool on resumption of league hostilities. Given that defeat against the Reds last year brought Jose Mourinho’s tenure to an end, speculation is rife that a similar fate awaits the Norwegian on the 20th of October should United suffer a similar fate.  Reports …
Manchester United vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Key Men & Predictions

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

Manchester United are in desperate need of a good result. With only one win in their last five Premier League matches, they are in danger of falling behind in the top four chase. A result against Arsenal would be vital in their chase for Champions League football. A loss could send their season spiralling out of control. Arsenal have had strong results so far this season, but their performances are worrying. Winning when not playing well is important, but the …
It is time for Manchester United to move on from Paul Pogba?

It is time for Manchester United to move on from Paul Pogba?

Manchester United have been at the centre of transfer speculation this summer. It is clear that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been given a brief to rehaul the squad, with the Norweigan having a preference for domestic talent. At times last season, the squad were criticised for their negative attitude and it has become obvious that the egos of some individuals have become an issue, none more so than Paul Pogba. Despite the midfielder's talent, this summer provides the perfect opportunity …
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 …
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 …
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. …
Manchester City v Manchester United: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester City v Manchester United: Team News, Stats & Key Men

In the first instalment of the Manchester derby of the season - something quite intriguing is brewing in the powerhouse of the North West. For the first time in quite some time, both clubs are on a high, in terms of momentum and confidence levels and for Manchester United, in particular, this is quite a turnaround - given the way they started the season. City are favourites to retain the Premier League title - and the fact that the last …
Manchester United & The Importance of Business Acumen in Football

Manchester United & The Importance of Business Acumen in Football

“You don’t spend £50 million on someone that you’re never going to play” remarked Julien Laurens when speaking on The Totally Football Show about Fabinho’s gradual integration into Liverpool’s first team. “Unless you’re Man United” quipped James Richardson in reply, to which the panel sniggered and jeered in agreement. How the mighty have fallen. The days of Sir Alex Ferguson posing an ominous figure on the touchline tapping away at his watch with sweeping attacking football and visiting teams fearing the …
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