Louis van Gaal’s first season at Man United has been a mixed affair, with some good results but unconvincing performances with the occasional burst of excellence, as evidenced by the fabulous performance in the 3-0 win over Spurs. In the likes of De Gea, Rooney, Di Maria and Blind, United have a strong core which […]
Throughout his time at Manchester United, one of the things that Sir Alex Ferguson built his legacy on was impeccable judgement of players. This manifested itself with quality signings like Cantona, Schmeichel, Ronaldo, Keane and Van Nistelrooy and just as importantly, with his ability to blood youngsters at the right time and when they were […]
Juan Sebastian Veron is considered to be Sir Alex Ferguson’s one truly expensive flop purchase in the transfer market. He always makes his way on to lists of United’s and even the Premier League’s worst ever signings and so it is easy to forget that he arrived as a bona fide world class player, much […]
There’s always plenty of transfer gossip throughout the year with numerous players linked to clubs. So how much of this gossip is realistic and how much of it would be sensible for the clubs and players involved in it? These transfer gossip analysis articles take a look at the major gossip to try and answer […]
According to reports Manchester United are prioritising Borussia Dortmund’s İlkay Gündoğan to add to their midfield mix. Amongst the mass of names that United have been linked with, Gundogan is one of the better ones and the connection is a logical one in a football sense and not just as another name to link. Louis […]
Contributor Ollie Turner proposes four possible signings to ensure Manchester United successfully defend their Premier League title. Manchester United are without doubt a huge team with some great experience. But with the loss of Sir Alex Ferguson and the aging of some of their best players (Giggs, Vidic, Evra etc.), some believe that they may […]
The news of Chelsea’s bid for Manchester United’s star striker Wayne Rooney has set the football world a flutter. Via a frankly ridiculous rumour that Chelsea had offered United Juan Mata AND £10m for Rooney which was then inexplicably turned down we eventually got to the truth; Chelsea offered £20m for Rooney and were turned […]
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Manchester United have spent £15m on Wilfried Zaha from Crystal Palace. They don’t spend that sort of money on a player who they have no intention of using in the first team in the future, but is he ready for the big step up from the Championship to Old Trafford in 2013/14? Zaha is a […]
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Shinji Kagawa arrived at Old Trafford last summer for a fee that could yet rise to £17m. He was the star of the Borussia Dortmund team that had just won back to back Bundesliga titles having scored 21 goals in a season and a half of being a starter. He was set to be a […]
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July 1st is officially David Moyes’ first day in charge at Manchester United and he has plenty to do. Of course, most of these are going to be tasks that managers of most other clubs could only dream of having. But, at Manchester United he has the pressure and expectation to contend with. The microscopic […]