Manchester United - What 15/16 season could have in store

Manchester United - What 15/16 season could have in store

Manchester United have splurged on good quality players this transfer window, and there is no denying the fact that the expectations of the fans would be sky-high. Schneiderlin and Schweinsteiger will be looking to strengthen the midfield and Rooney would be looking to continue his good spell. On paper, this seems to be a perfect setting for United to make a run for the trophy. Let's take a look at the facts though, and see if Manchester United can really …
No more excuses for Van Gaal and United

No more excuses for Van Gaal and United

With the retirement of Sir Alex came the expected decline of Manchester United. David Moyes’ appointment as United boss was heralded as underwhelming by all but the hopeful Man United faithful, who clung to the belief that Sir Alex had left the club in safe hands. With no signings to bring the club forward, other than the deadline day deal for Marouane Fellaini, United started their new journey on the back foot. Moyes was unable to recover from that. With …
How will Bastian Schweinsteiger fit in at Manchester United?

How will Bastian Schweinsteiger fit in at Manchester United?

Bastian Schweinsteiger is all set to join the Red Devils this season in the EPL. The 30-year-old is believed to have told Bayern he does not want to extend his contract, which runs to 2016. Bayern's Chief Executive Karl-Heinz Rumenigge said: "We have reached an agreement with Manchester United over a transfer." Schweinsteiger has made 536 appearances for Bayern since his debut in 2002. Rummenigge added: "It's regrettable because Bastian meant a great deal to the club.” It is delightful news …
Louis Van Gaal Looks To Sign Fantastic Four

Louis Van Gaal Looks To Sign Fantastic Four

Manchester United are willing to splurge 150 million euros on strengthening the team's core by adding the likes of Bastien Schweinsteiger, Jasper Cillessen, Sergio Ramos and Karim Benzema. Louis Van Gaal's determination to win the title this upcoming season is quite evident as he is ready to shell out millions to procure players as mentioned. Apparently, Van Gaal has maintained that he wants these four players in his team at all costs. Cillessen would be looking to replace David de …
What would Schweinsteiger bring to Manchester United?

What would Schweinsteiger bring to Manchester United?

Manchester United ended their season with 70 points and a fairly comfortable top four finish (largely due to the capitulation of Liverpool) thereby achieving what Louis Van Gaal was expected to in his debut season, and just. It was a par season by all accounts and whilst the Red Devils are already showing the necessary intention to improve on their current squad by getting deals done nice and early, it's that time of the year when Manchester United are linked …
Germany Close In On Knock-Out Stages | Euro 2012 Stats Report

Germany Close In On Knock-Out Stages | Euro 2012 Stats Report

Germany won the classic against Holland rather comfortably, with Mario Gomez bagging a brace. With Holland the home of total football, arguably it was Germany who embodied that philosophy more, with every player responsible for and capable of everything. Holland struggle with the division between defence and attack; Van Bommel and De Jong found themselves unable to cope with the alternating runs of Schweinsteiger and Khedira as well as Özil's fantastic movement. Midfield Movement Özil once again had a good …
Euro 2012 Preview: In-depth Germany Profile

Euro 2012 Preview: In-depth Germany Profile

Germany qualified for Euro 2012 with a 100% record in their qualifying group, finishing 13 points ahead of 2nd placed Turkey. They are many people's favorites to win the tournament with the likes of Gomez, Özil, Schweinsteiger and Lahm in their ranks and are expected to be there or thereabouts in Kiev for the final. They faced no real challenges in their qualifying group, however, and there were a few close calls. This relatively young squad with new tactics and …
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