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 …
Paul Pogba - The Beginning Of The End?

Paul Pogba - The Beginning Of The End?

The start to Manchester United’s season has been one of peaks and troughs. Defeats to Brighton and Tottenham marked the nadir for the Red Devils, but they soon bounced back with hard-earned wins at Burnley and Watford. The past week has emphasised the Jekyll and Hyde nature of the club. An impressive opening win in Switzerland against Young Boys was followed by an insipid draw against Wolves, where they were outfought and outthought on their own pitch. However, it is …
Watford Win Sums Up Manchester United under Jose Mourinho

Watford Win Sums Up Manchester United under Jose Mourinho

After a difficult start to the season, losing two games in a row to Brighton and Spurs, United look to have steadied the ship at Watford – after they notched up their second win on the bounce away from Old Trafford. Even respectable bookmakers you can trust are struggling to predict what Manchester United we are going to see these days. But by no means did Manchester United sail smoothly towards a positive result on Saturday and in fact, their …
Brighton v Manchester United Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

On Sunday, Manchester United will play their first game away from home in 2018/19, and it's a trip to the seaside all the way to the South of England. Brighton and Hove Albion did incredibly well under Chris Hughton to manage survival last season but given the rising quality of the league including the newly promoted sides, it does look like the Seagulls, on paper, are once again set to be involved in a relegation scrap by April. If anything, …
Pereira & Other Positives on Friday Night as Man United Edged Leicester

Pereira & Other Positives on Friday Night as Man United Edged Leicester

So, after all the doom and gloom prior to the beginning of the campaign, United went out on Friday - with a point to prove, and they did, by winning a tight game against Leicester City to claim all 3 points in the opening weekend at Old Trafford. Here are a few of my thoughts on the performance of the home side on the pitch, of Mourinho in the press conference and finally of Paul Pogba in the mixed zone. …
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