Confirmed Lineups: Liverpool vs Manchester United

By BF Staff | December 16, 2018
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho gives instructions to Marcus Rashford.

Liverpool Team News #LFC team news.đź”´ Here's how we line-up to face @ManUtd…#LIVMUN https://t.co/OMVajthyUo — Liverpool FC (@LFC) December 16, 2018 Manchester United Team News 🔟 changes to the #MUFC starting line-up for #LIVMUN… — Manchester United (@ManUtd) December 16, 2018  

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REVEALED: Man United’s Brilliant Plan To Successfully Sign Alex Sandro

By Naveen Kelvin | December 16, 2018
JuventusÂ’ Alex Sandro in action.

Paul Pogba’s future at Manchester United looks increasingly in doubt. Despite overbearing reports suggesting that the Frenchman will depart the Red Devils soon, the underlying claim that the higher-ups at Old Trafford value the midfielder immensely seems to further the confusion. Pogba hasn’t been given the start by Jose Mourinho in their last two Premier…

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OFFICIAL: Chris Smalling Signs Contract Extension At Manchester United

By Rajdeep Saha | December 16, 2018

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has penned a new contract at the Old Trafford club. The new three-year-deal will keep him at the club until June 2022. Smalling also has the option to extend the same for a further year. The 29-year-old is one of the mainstays of the club after joining from Fulham in…

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Mourinho’s Brilliant Reply When Asked If Current Liverpool Team Is Best He’s Faced

By Naveen Kelvin | December 16, 2018
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho

Manchester United take on Liverpool this Sunday in what could be a truly electric fixture. Despite being marred by injuries on both sides, a clear-cut difference exists between the two clubs. Liverpool are currently atop the Premier League table, yet to be beaten and arguably producing the finest football they’ve played in years. United, in…

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What Klopp Said When Asked If He Would Like To Manage Paul Pogba

By Vikram Gupta | December 15, 2018

The Premier League season is not even halfway there so far, but there are a few things that have come out as a certainty already. Manchester City and Liverpool will be challenging for the title, Arsenal have found the right man in Unai Emery and Manchester United are heading absolutely nowhere. The Red Devils are…

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Senior United Player Plotting A January Exit After Bust-Up With Mourinho

By Shawn Ivan D'souza | December 15, 2018

Jose Mourinho is having a rough time at Manchester United this season. He seems to have lost his mojo in the dressing room, and key players like Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku have failed to perform at their best under his leadership. A number of players have fallen out with the United boss as the…

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Paul Pogba Told To ‘Watch Videos’ Of THIS Midfielder To Improve His Game

By Vikram Gupta | December 15, 2018

Another gloomy day in the life of Manchester United football club, as a midweek loss to Valencia in the Champions League did nothing but increase frustration among the supporters and grow tension around the future of Jose Mourinho. A performance that had zero conviction, no willingness to win, and an absence of innovations from the…

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Jurgen Klopp Names Four Man United Players Who Are ‘Unbelievable’

By Naveen Kelvin | December 15, 2018
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and Jose Mourinho before the match.

Overconfidence is a trait that managers have been increasingly wary at displaying. This is particularly true on the higher stages, and when tasked with strong opponents. In the Premier League, where even small sides have managed to slay giants, it isn’t hard to see why gaffers are careful on what they say. Then again, it…

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Potential Lineups: Liverpool vs Manchester United

By Naveen Kelvin | December 15, 2018
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.

Sunday will host an iconic Premier League encounter when Manchester United take on Liverpool at Anfield. Liverpool is the only side that is still undefeated in the league, and it will be interesting to see what a struggling Manchester United will be able to do during the fixture. Both Jose Mourinho and Jurgen Klopp will…

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Man Utd Convince Superstar To Stay By Offering Him ÂŁ400,000 Per Week Deal

By Kunal | December 15, 2018

Manchester United are set to make David De Gea one of the top earners at the club. The star goalkeeper has been negotiating a new deal with the Old Trafford outfit for quite some time now. But the talks have only dragged on, as an agreement over a favourable outcome for both parties wasn’t being…

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Ed Woodward Ready To Break The Transfer Record For 27-Year-Old Star

By Kunal | December 15, 2018
Manchester United executive vice chairman Ed Woodward before the match.

Manchester United are prepared to make Kalidou Koulibaly the most expensive defender on the planet come January. The Red Devils have already had two of their bids for the Napoli superstar rejected. In fact, the Serie A club has further raised its evaluation of the in-demand defender, who is now believed to be worth £100 million.…

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Mourinho Prepared To Sell United Star, Arsenal Interested In Signing Him

By Kunal | December 14, 2018

Manchester United are prepared to let go of Eric Bailly, so as to fund a move for another centre-back. The Ivory Coast international has made just nine appearances for the Premier League outfit so far. He had failed to receive any game-time whatsoever post October 6, until his recent appearance against Arsenal. Now, the Gunners…

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What Ed Woodward Said About Klopp Before He Appointed Mourinho

By Shawn Ivan D'souza | December 14, 2018
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.

Jose Mourinho is having a difficult time managing Manchester United this season. The defence is in shambles, while Romelu Lukaku has been found loitering on the wings more often than scoring goals. A poor summer transfer window has been one of the major reasons why the Red Devils are struggling in the Premier League as…

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The Shocking Reason Why Romelu Lukaku Fired Mino Raiola

By Kunal | December 14, 2018
Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring their fourth goal.

The summer of 2017 saw Manchester United complete a cunning transfer swoop, as they went in late to hijack Chelsea‘s pursuit of then Everton superstar Romelu Lukaku. The Belgian international appeared all set to return to Stamford Bridge, whereas the Red Devils were believed to be occupied with their chase of the then Real Madrid…

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What Sir Alex Ferguson Said About Phil Jones Back In 2011

By Kunal | December 14, 2018

Manchester United suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Valencia in the Champions League on Wednesday night, and the biggest culprit behind the concession of both the goals was one defender in particular: Phil Jones. Not only did the Englishman play a part in conceding the opener in the first half, but he began…

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NINE Players Out For The Liverpool Game, Confirms Jose Mourinho

By Kunal | December 14, 2018
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp.

Manchester United are all set to miss nine players through various injuries for their upcoming mega clash against Liverpool. While Victor Lindelof and Alexis Sanchez remain the Red Devils’ long-term absentees, Luke Shaw picked up an injury ahead of the Fulham game, whereas Chris Smalling limped off the field during the encounter. The duo of…

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Rashford Could Join European Giants, After Failed Ibrahimovic Move

By Kunal | December 14, 2018

AC Milan have identified Manchester United starlet Marcus Rashford as a transfer target. The Italian giants have been on the lookout for attacking reinforcements for quite some time. In fact, they had been strongly pursuing a former Red Devil in the form of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, until the move eventually fell through. Leonardo, Milan’s sporting director, recently…

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Manchester United Prepare A ÂŁ40m Offer For Mourinho Replacement

By Kunal | December 14, 2018

Jose Mourinho continues to fight for his Manchester United future day in and day out, although his team’s inconsistent results aren’t precisely helping his case. Despite a golden chance to top their Champions League group, the Red Devils finished second thanks to a 2-1 defeat to Valencia. On the other hand, they sit 6th in…

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Valencia Forward Michy Batshuayi Destroys Phil Jones On Twitter

By Naveen Kelvin | December 14, 2018

They say it isn’t classy to rub salt on open wounds, but few people just can’t help it. Manchester United disappointed their supporters yet again when they lost 2-1 to Valencia during their final Champions League group game. Even though they had qualified for the Round of 16 prior to the trip to Spain, the…

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Man United Fans Outraged At Antonio Valencia For His Post-Match Behaviour

By Naveen Kelvin | December 13, 2018

Manchester United suffered a 2-1 loss to Valencia during their final Champions League group game. Given that Juventus lost their fixture to Young Boys as well, it is awful that the Red Devils weren’t able to capitalize on a chance to top the group. The fixture was yet another unremarkable one from United. This will…

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Dimitar Berbatov Urges Man United To Sign This Premier League Star

By Shawn Ivan D'souza | December 13, 2018
Dimitar Berbatov celebrates scoring the seventh goal for Manchester United.

Jose Mourinho is having a difficult time finding the right combination to curb Manchester United‘s defensive issues. The Red Devils have conceded 26 goals in the Premier League, holding on to just two clean sheets throughout this season.  Ed Woodward’s decision to keep a grip on spendings has proven to be costly for the Mancunians.…

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Jose Mourinho ‘Really Interested’ In Signing €50m-Rated Centre-Back

By Kunal | December 13, 2018

Manchester United have lodged their interest in Fiorentina defender Nikola Milenkovic. The talented centre-back, who joined the Italian side last season, has since been quite impressive in the Serie A. His displays have caught the eyes of several suitors like Juventus and Valencia, along with Premier League giants Manchester United, who seem to be in…

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Isco Refused The Captain’s Armband Against CSKA Moscow, Reveals Marcelo

By Kunal | December 13, 2018

Isco has endured a torrid time ever since Santiago Solari replaced Julen Lopetegui at the managerial helm of Real Madrid. The playmaker has heavily struggled for game-time, amid further reports of an internal struggle at the Bernabeu. The Spaniard was awarded a rare start during Los Blancos’ final Champions League group stage fixture against CSKA Moscow,…

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Mourinho Names Three Players Who Will Definitely Start Against Liverpool

By Naveen Kelvin | December 13, 2018

Manchester United didn’t have the most impressive of European showings when they lost 2-1 to Valencia. A remarkable goal from Carlos Soler and a comical own-goal from Phil Jones set the stage for the Red Devils to lose. Marcus Rashford’s late header did inject some hope into the game, although it may have been too…

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The Possible UCL Round Of 16 Opponents For The English Teams

By Naveen Kelvin | December 13, 2018
Champions League general view.

The group stages of the Champions League came to a close in dramatic fashion. All four English teams made it successfully into the knockout stages, although Liverpool and Tottenham will still be reeling at how their fate came down to the wire. Manchester City were the sole group winners among the lot, although Manchester United…

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Player Ratings: Valencia 2-1 Manchester United

By Naveen Kelvin | December 13, 2018

2-1 at the end of the group stages and Manchester United will be kicking themselves for not having won given how results turned out elsewhere. Here’s how the side fared during the outing. Romero- 5.2 Not too good from the shotstopper, who was arguably at the mercy of a mediocre backline and a resilient Valencia…

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How Pogba Reacted After Mourinho Dropped Him For Past Two Games

By Kunal | December 12, 2018

Paul Pogba was left shocked after being benched for two successive games by Jose Mourinho. It all started on Manchester United‘s previous Champions League match-day, when the manager fielded a side without Paul Pogba against the Young Boys at Old Trafford. The Frenchman was included in the starting lineup in the following Premier League encounter against…

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Bailly Promised A Starting Role At Man United, But Under One Condition

By Kunal | December 12, 2018

Jose Mourinho has promised Eric Bailly regular game-time, as long as he remains patient. Since the 3-2 win over Newcastle on October 6, Bailly hadn’t featured for Manchester United until last week, when they clashed against Arsenal at Old Trafford. The Ivory Coast international heavily impressed against the Gunners, as he was one of the…

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Ajax’s In-Demand Starlet 95 Percent Certain Of Leaving Come Summer

By Kunal | December 12, 2018
General view of a corner flag before the match.

Frenkie De Jong is 95 percent certain of leaving Ajax at the end of the campaign. The 21-year-old midfield talent has been heavily impressive this season, which has attracted attention from several European powerhouses like Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City, and Manchester United, to name a few. However, Catalan giants Barcelona remain the frontrunners in…

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How Carragher Reacted After Seeing Gary Neville’s Combined Liverpool-United XI

By Kunal | December 12, 2018

The two biggest clubs in England are all set to collide this Sunday, when Liverpool host Manchester United in the Premier League at Anfield. The Merseysiders sit atop the league table with 42 points, whereas the 6th-placed Red Devils trail their upcoming opponents by 16 whole points. Ahead of the exciting clash, Sky Sports pundits…

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REVEALED: The Manchester United Player Who Wants Jose To Get The Sack

By Rajdeep Saha | December 12, 2018
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho before the match.

Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho’s relation continues to be the focal point as far as Manchester United is concerned. Paul was dropped to the bench in the recent run of games by Mourinho, and the Frenchman’s performances played a role for the same. And ESPN FC pundit Craig Burley believes that the World Cup winner…

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Gary Neville Names Manchester United’s Best Midfielder

By Kunal | December 12, 2018

Gary Neville has claimed that in spite of his form, Paul Pogba remains the best midfielder at Manchester United.  The Frenchman has struggled of late, as his supposed failure to function on the same wavelength as his fellow teammates has led Jose Mourinho to drop the talisman to the bench. Post the 2-2 draw with…

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Manchester United To Cough Up €100m For French Midfielder?

By Rajdeep Saha | December 12, 2018

The speculation surrounding the futures of some Manchester United players ahead of the January transfer window is heating up. Jose Mourinho did admit that the club might get in only one player, which reports state could be a defender. But apart from defence, the club is also looking to sharpen other areas. That could likely…

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5 Players Manchester United Could Sign In The January Transfer Window

By BF Staff | December 11, 2018

The winter transfer window isn’t too far away and Jose Mourinho’s sights will be fixed upon those players that can improve Manchester United’s chances in the second half of this season. VIDEO: Here are a few players that the Red Devils will be hoping to purchase in January:  

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Real Madrid To Replace Isco With Manchester United Star

By Kunal | December 11, 2018
Real MadridÂ’s Isco in action with Paris Saint-GermainÂ’s Marco Verratti.

Real Madrid have identified a Manchester United star as a surprise transfer target. Following a rocky start to the season under Julen Lopetegui, the sinking ship that was Real Madrid was only steadied after Santiago Solari took charge at the Bernabeu.  But while the overall performances of the team have improved, one key player continues…

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Man Utd Squad ‘Astonished’ With How Mourinho Is Treating 25-Year-Old Star

By Kunal | December 11, 2018

Manchester United players are reportedly confused about Jose Mourinho’s treatment of Fred. Despite being brought in as a marquee summer signing and being labeled a crucial addition to the squad, Fred has only managed to make 10 appearance this campaign. His latest outing was against Young Boys in the Champions League, wherein his performance was…

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Manchester United Take Huge Paul Pogba Transfer Decision Ahead Of January Window

By Naveen Kelvin | December 11, 2018

Paul Pogba’s future at Manchester United has dominated much of the non-transfer headlines during the recent months. Now that the winter window inches ever closer, the chance that his apparent unhappiness with the club could have a bigger effect going forward is very likely. Despite being their biggest transfer and arguably being granted the stature…

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Hilarious Reaction On Modric Winning The Ballon D’Or

By Naveen Kelvin | December 11, 2018
Former Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic attends a meeting with media representatives on the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup in Moscow, Russia June 14, 2018.

Luka Modric broke a long streak when he won the Ballon d’Or earlier this week. The Croatian’s grabbing the title was the first time in 10 years that a player apart from Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi attained the big prize. All in all, it was quite a predictable victory given other accolades that he…

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How Ronaldo Reacted When Asked If He Misses Messi After Leaving Spain

By Kunal | December 11, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo has declared that he has not missed Lionel Messi since moving to Italy. Ronaldo and Messi have shared the fiercest individual rivalry in world football for more than a decade now, but it only reached that level when the former joined Real Madrid in 2009, and began competing with the Argentine’s Barcelona on…

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How Pogba Reacted After Mourinho Selected McTominay Over Him During The Fulham Game

By Kunal | December 11, 2018

There seems to be no end in sight to the saga involving two of Manchester United‘s biggest figures – Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba. The manager and the club talisman have been at loggerheads since the previous campaign, which has time and again fuelled speculation regarding the midfielder’s future at Old Trafford. Issues did appear…

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Ed Woodward Holds Meeting To Discuss Record January Transfer

By Kunal | December 10, 2018
Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward before the match.

Manchester United reportedly met with Napoli to discuss the potential transfer of Kalidou Koulibaly. Since joining Napoli back in 2014, Koulibaly has developed into a phenomenal player, and is currently one of the most in-demand centre-backs in world football. The 27-year-old is on the radar of every major European powerhouse, with Premier League giants Manchester…

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Mourinho Given The Green Signal To Complete A ÂŁ40m Signing In January

By Kunal | December 10, 2018
Jose Mourinho after the match.

Jose Mourinho has finally received the go-ahead to sign a defender come January. Manchester United‘s backline has been abysmal since the start of the season, mainly due to the club’s failure to bring in defensive reinforcements in the 2018 summer transfer window. Jose Mourinho had identified several centre-backs as important targets, but the club hierarchy…

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What Happened Between Fellaini And Arsenal Midfielder Guendouzi

By Naveen Kelvin | December 6, 2018

Manchester United hosted Arsenal at Old Trafford in the Premier League during an entertaining encounter that ended 2-2. The Red Devils came back twice, with Arsenal being gifted goals from poor mistakes, the first by De Gea, the second via a Rojo own goal. However, Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard were able to ensure that…

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What Mourinho Said About Dalot’s Performance In His First Ever Premier League Start

By Naveen Kelvin | December 6, 2018

Old Trafford was treated to another Arsenal vs Manchester United game, and the fixture ended 2-2. Mustafi and a Rojo own-goal gave Arsenal their stats of the game, while the Red Devils were brought back into the match through equalizers from Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard. Jose Mourinho was particularly perturbed at the injury list…

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Why Lacazette’s Goal – That He Headed From De Gea’s Hands – Was Not Given

By Naveen Kelvin | December 6, 2018

Arsenal were able to come out of Old Trafford with a 2-2 draw to their name. The Gunners gave in a mixed performance during the fixture, and were arguably gifted both their goals through mistakes from Manchester United – the first from De Gea’s carelessness, and the second through an own-goal from Marcos Rojo. In…

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Manchester United 2-2 Arsenal: 5 Things We Learned

By Naveen Kelvin | December 6, 2018

A draw yet again for Manchester United, their third in a row now, but one that occurred in an electric fixture. The Gunners had a strong game at Old Trafford, with a David De Gea error gifting Mustafi the opener before Anthony Martial was able to equalize later in the first half. The second period…

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Mourinho Confident Of Real Madrid Swooping In If Man United Give Him The Sack

By Kunal | December 5, 2018

Jose Mourinho believes Real Madrid are desperately waiting to save him from his Manchester United nightmare. It is no secret that the Portuguese tactician is enduring a difficult spell at Old Trafford, with arguments, bust-ups, and controversies now becoming an everyday occurrence in the red part of Manchester. Further, his team hasn’t been performing up…

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What Happened Between Alexis Sanchez And Juan Mata In Training

By Kunal | December 5, 2018

Back when Manchester United swapped their struggling playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Arsenal superstar Alexis Sanchez, everyone believed the Mancunians had gotten the better end of the deal. However, the subsequent months have proven just the opposite. The Chilean international has consistently struggled to perform at Old Trafford, having only bagged 3 Premier League goals and…

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REVEALED: The SEVEN Players Who Are Not Available For The Arsenal Game

By Kunal | December 5, 2018
Manchester United's Alexis Sanchez in action with Paul Pogba and Arsenal's Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Jose Mourinho has provided a gloomy injury update ahead of Manchester United’s mega clash with Arsenal. The Red Devils are all set to host Arsenal at Old Trafford on Wednesday night, in what promises to be a thrilling Premier League encounter between the two English heavyweights. The Gunners have been tremendously impressive under their new…

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Here’s What Jose Mourinho Texted The Club Higher-Ups About Paul Pogba

By Naveen Kelvin | December 5, 2018

The Mourinho-Pogba saga is one that has seen ups and downs. Even when the duo seemed to establish that all was fine between them, they didn’t appear all too convincing about their reasons. Since then, much has occurred, with the Champions League win against Juventus arguably being Manchester United’s last big hurrah before things took…

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