Wayne Rooney, Manchester United and a Costly Conundrum

Wayne Rooney, Manchester United and a Costly Conundrum

In just under two weeks, Manchester United will begin their pre-season preparations for the upcoming season in the United States of America - in a hectic run of games that will include Manchester City, Real Madrid and Barcelona in the space of seven days. Although the usual excitement around the build-up to a fresh season still exists in a large scale - there is also a growing sense of unease, for want of the right word, among the supporters who spend …
Manchester United:

Manchester United: "Attack, Attack, Attack"

The recent refrain from the Stretford End to Louis Van Gaal's team is not flattering. Paul Scholes, the most famous luminary has also stated neither he, Ruud Van Nistelroy or Andy Cole would not have enjoyed playing in this United team. "The lack of creativity is boring to watch", he said. Van Gaal's minimum remit is obviously Champions League qualification, with anything above considered a bonus by the owners the Glazers. Van Gaal, by his nature is a pragmatic coach, …
Wayne Rooney | Stats from the Season So Far

Wayne Rooney | Stats from the Season So Far

May 2013: Manchester United regain the league title from their noisy neighbors in a ruthless fashion, thanks to an injury-free Robin Van Persie and his title-winning left foot. The 20th league title, was very much Sir Alex Ferguson's parting gift. Well, it could have been Wayne Rooney's too. Much has been talked about the strained relationship between Wayne Rooney and the ex-manager, resulting in two transfer requests in the space of three years. The club's ambition was questioned and eyebrows were …