Manchester United vs Chelsea Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United vs Chelsea Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

This weekend will be huge for the managers of both sides, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faces off against Frank Lampard at Old Trafford. This was the opening fixture of the 2019/20 campaign and Manchester United were convincing 4-0 winners. There were doubts about the two men's ability to take their respective clubs forward and those remain in some form. The start of the season hasn't been convincing for either and a victory over a rival would be huge. Likewise, a …
Where does Donny van de Beek fit into Manchester United?

Where does Donny van de Beek fit into Manchester United?

Manchester United are set to make their first summer signing, as Donny van de Beek is set to join from Ajax. A number of media outlets, including the Mirror, report that a deal has been agreed and the Dutchman has agreed a five-year contract. The reported fee is in the region of £40 million. This is a switch of approach from Manchester United, as the rumours in recent months suggested they were looking to strengthen their attack. There has been …
Could Pogba And Fernandes Play In The Same Starting Eleven?

Could Pogba And Fernandes Play In The Same Starting Eleven?

The disruption in March to the Premier League season came at the worst possible time for Manchester United. They had just built up a head of steam over the previous six weeks which culminated in the glorious defeat of the current champions, Manchester City. When United thumped LASK in the Europa League a few days later, they had gone eleven games unbeaten in all competitions and were arguably the form team in England. A lot of the upturn in fortunes …
Tottenham vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The Premier League is finally back, albeit in strange circumstances without supporters in the stadium. All eyes will be on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Friday night, as Manchester United are the visitors. Both sides are looking to finish in the top four following the restart. For Spurs, they really need to get a positive result in the first match back, as defeat will see them fall seven points behind their opponents. In the earlier meeting of the two sides, …
Manchester United's top four hopes boosted by return of Pogba and Rashford

Manchester United's top four hopes boosted by return of Pogba and Rashford

The Premier League is weeks away from a return following the Covid-19 enforced interruption to the 2019/20 campaign. Although this stoppage will have a lasting negative impact on the sport, there will be one or two positives for individual clubs to take from it. Manchester United will be boosted by the return of Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford to aid their Champions League push, which will increase their chances of finishing in the top four. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed to …
Bruno Fernandes could be an era-defining transfer for Manchester United

Bruno Fernandes could be an era-defining transfer for Manchester United

Bruno Fernandes has had a hugely positive impact at Manchester United since his January arrival. The mood music at the club has changed in a matter of months. At the beginning of the year, there was a lot of criticism about the club's recruitment and a general agreement that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wasn't the correct man for the job. This has now changed, with the club competing on three fronts and the style of play improving with the Portuguese international …
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 …
The early success of James emphasises Manchester United's decline

The early success of James emphasises Manchester United's decline

Daniel James has been a rare bright spot for Manchester United at the beginning of the 2019/20 campaign. The Welsh international was a surprise addition for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side over the summer, for a fee of £15 million. That is looking like a potential bargain based on his first few performances in red, as he has caused problems for opposition defenders and he looks to be mature enough for the Premier League. The 21-year-old has had an incredible rise …
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