Manchester United Willing To Swap Paul Pogba With Matthijs de Ligt

By BF Staff | April 2, 2020
England’s Marcus Rashford in action with Netherlands' Matthijs de Ligt.

Manchester United are exploring the possibility of swaping Paul Pogba for Juventus’ Matthijs de Ligt. Matthijs de Ligt was on the radar of Europe’s biggest clubs following the Champions League heroics with Ajax last season. The Netherlands international finally ended up joining Juventus in a €75 million move. However, the former Ajax captain has failed…

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Rio Ferdinand Names The Midfielder United Should Sign To Replace Paul Pogba

By BF Staff | March 31, 2020
Former Manchester United player Rio Ferdinand.

Rio Ferdinand believes Saul Niguez should replace Paul Pogba at United. The arrival of Bruno Fernandes and Fred’s upturn in form has strengthen Man United’s midfield despite Paul Pogba’s long absence through injury. However, to challenge the likes of Man City and Liverpool next season, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will still need the quality of Paul…

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Premier League Season Could Be Completed Using ‘World Cup-Style’ Camps

By Naveen Kelvin | March 31, 2020
France's Paul Pogba celebrates with the trophy after winning the World Cup.

With the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, football across the globe, including the Premier League, has come to a glaring halt as the pandemic rises to terrifying numbers of individuals infected and dying. There has been much discussion as to how to best deal with the incomplete seasons in the midst of a near global lockdown as…

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Jadon Sancho Has ‘Unofficially Confirmed’ He Will Join Man Utd

By BF Staff | March 30, 2020
Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho celebrates scoring their second goal.

Jadon Sancho has unofficially confirmed that he will move to Man Utd this summer, reports the Irish Independent. The English winger, who moved to Germany in 2017, is expected to return to England at the end of the season, with Chelsea, Man Utd and Liverpool all reportedly interested in the former Man City youngster. The…

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Bruno Fernandes Is Doing Everything Paul Pogba Was Meant To Do At United

By BF Staff | March 29, 2020

Emmanuel Petit believes Bruno Fernandes is doing everything Paul Pogba was meant to do at United. Bruno Fernandes has garnered a lot of praise for his display in England since his arrival from Sporting Lisbon in January. The Portuguese midfielder bagged Player of the Month award in his debut month in the Premier League, and…

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Wilfried Zaha: Aaron Wan-Bissaka Was My Hardest Opponent In Training

By BF Staff | March 28, 2020
Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha reacts.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka has been near faultless since his move to Old Trafford from Crystal Palace before the start of this season. The £50 million right-back has started 26 out of 29 Premier League games under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, and has surprised many with his defensive prowess, especially his ability in one-on-one situations. However, his former…

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Manchester United Leading The Race To Sign Kalidou Koulibaly

By BF Staff | March 28, 2020
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah in action with Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly.

Manchester United are ahead of Manchester City in the race to sign Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly. The Senegal international’s current deal at Napoli runs until the end of the 2022-23 season, however, according to Italian outlet La Repubblica he is open to move away from the Serie A side this summer and has already said his…

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What Bruno Fernandes Told Wan-Bissaka On His First Day At Man Utd

By Naveen Kelvin | March 26, 2020

Bruno Fernandes has arguably been the most perfect addition to Manchester United’s roster. His numbers and derived statistics paint a flattering image of his success with the Red Devils and the fact that he is just getting started is an exciting prospect. It is obvious that fans are in love with his mindset, personality, and…

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Senior Figures At Dortmund Believe Sancho Is On His Way to United

By Naveen Kelvin | March 26, 2020

United appear to be finally realizing their peak form under Solskjaer and the present roster. The eventual addition of Bruno Fernandes has appeared to fill a much-needed creative gap at the outfit while the impending return of injured stars Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba is bound to only further aid the hopes of the Red…

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Rio Ferdinand Chooses Between ‘Prime’ Nemanja Vidic And Virgil van Dijk

By Naveen Kelvin | March 25, 2020
Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk.

Manchester United’s defensive fortunes have certainly taken a turn for the better in their recent games. Harry Maguire’s acquisition and subsequent naming as captain certainly has had an impact in this regard. The entire roster have been working hard to develop a firm defensive ethos and thus their performances and numbers as an unit have…

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United Fans Love Marcus Rashford’s Tweet On Jadon Sancho

By Hritwik | March 24, 2020
England's Jadon Sancho reacts.

It has been a while since Manchester United marked Jadon Sancho a potential transfer target noticing his highly successful season at Borussia Dortmund. Hoping to see the teenager land at Old Trafford over the summer, the club supporters were eagerly waiting for some signs from the United players or officials regarding the transfer. And accordingly,…

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Eric Bailly’s First Season At Man Utd Was Better Than Van Dijk’s 2019/20

By Naveen Kelvin | March 22, 2020

Virgil Van Dijk’s contributions since joining Liverpool have been impeccable. The Dutch defender has arguably had one of the biggest impacts in the Merseyside Reds ascent back to the echelons of European football. Last campaign, it was the Champions League title that was in evidence of Van Dijk’s largely unassailable defensive numbers. This season, while…

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Man United In Contact With Thomas Lemar Over Potential Summer Transfer

By Hritwik | March 21, 2020
France's Kylian Mbappe celebrates with Thomas Lemar at the end of the match.

While the Premier League is suspended until April as the world fights the novel coronavirus outbreak, reports have been surfacing hinting contacts between representatives of Thomas Lemar and Manchester United. Continued deploying of Bruno Fernandes which when added with the earnest efforts of Scott McTominay and Fred would contribute a midfield worthy of satisfying the…

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Arsenal Accept Aubameyang Will Leave – Man Utd Could Get Him For £35m

By Ashish Sreejith | March 21, 2020
Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in action with Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang may be set to depart the Emirates in the summer with Manchester United, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain remain interested, reports the Sun. The Gabonese international has been an instant hit in the Premier League since his arrival from German outfit Borussia Dortmund. In his first full season, Aubameyang managed to prize the Golden…

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How Much Bonus Odion Ighalo Earns For Every Goal He Scores For United

By Naveen Kelvin | March 21, 2020

Manchester United have made an incredible goal-scoring investment with their late swoop for Odion Ighalo in the January transfer window. The Nigerian striker’s signing was criticized heavily, being labeled as a rushed move by a club that had ceased to have concrete transfer ambitions in place; which in many ways was the case. However, what…

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United Have Had More Clean Sheets Than They’ve Conceded Goals Since Maguire Became Captain

By Naveen Kelvin | March 20, 2020
Manchester United's Harry Maguire.

The important thing to understand about statistics is that correlation does not always equate to causation. However, the role of a catalyzing influence cannot be ignored either and in that case, numbers do make a strong argument about the cohesiveness of a unit and the changes made in it. A similar strain of effect seems…

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What Inter Defender Milan Skriniar Said About Former Teammate Bruno Fernandes

By Naveen Kelvin | March 19, 2020
Inter Milan's Milan Skriniar ccelebrates scoring their first goal.

Manchester United has had a massive morale boost ever since Bruno Fernandes joined their ranks. While there is no denying that the Portuguese international has been hyped up to great proportions, his impact does make it appear a normative response. In particular, the attacking midfielder has unleashed a creative vigor that was absent amongst the…

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Premier League Plan To Play All Remaining Games Behind Closed Doors In Neutral Stadiums

By Hritwik | March 19, 2020
General view as a player picks up the match ball during the match.

In the wake of the contagion of novel coronavirus and deeply understanding the threats the pandemic brings, the Premier League club officials have come up with a strange, yet reasonable, plan to save the 2019/20 campaign. A group of England’s major football bodies had announced that the League will be suspended till the 3rd of…

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How Bruno Fernandes Has Improved The Form Of Fred

By Naveen Kelvin | March 18, 2020

There is simply no denying the impact that Bruno Fernandes has made at Manchester United. The Portuguese international’s presence alone has aided the club in significant manners and to add to that his winning mentality is simply infectious. The accolades he has notched up during his short time are also telling, the most recent of…

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What Man United Are Doing To Complete Transfer Of Jude Bellingham

By Hritwik | March 18, 2020
Birmingham City's Jude Bellingham takes a walk around the pitch before the match.

Showing him around the Carrington training complex last week, Manchester United are trying everything up their sleeves in the hopes of securing Jude Bellingham’s signature before any other club takes the initiative. As per the latest reports of Evening Standard, the Mancunians are desperately trying to win the race for the 16-year-old to make possible…

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What Cristiano Ronaldo Said After Seeing Bruno Fernandes For First Time

By Hritwik | March 17, 2020
Portugal's Bruno Fernandes celebrates with Cristiano Ronaldo after scoring their second goal.

Bruno Fernandes has been phenomenal since his Manchester United debut, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes the 26-year-old really is the final piece of the jigsaw in the midfield. It was previously known that the talented attacker joined the Old Trafford outfit because of his extreme liking to Cristiano Ronaldo, who left behind a legacy of…

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How Bruno Fernandes Is Helping Scott McTominay In United Training

By Hritwik | March 17, 2020

For a major share of the last decade, Manchester United have been lacking in terms of a proper figure to pull the strings from behind in the midfield. A variety of names including Fletcher, Fellaini, Schneiderlin, Pogba, and lately the rising youngster McTominay have had the opportunity to operate from the sensitive spot, although the…

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Ighalo Ready To Accept 50% Wage Cut To Join United On A Permanent Transfer

By Hritwik | March 17, 2020
Manchester United's Odion Ighalo and Nemanja Matic celebrate after the match.

Following his arrival back in January, Odion Ighalo has been performing well for Manchester United, showcasing a decent form in front of goal. The Nigerian has registered four goals for the Red Devils in three starts against Brugge, Derby County and LASK. Moreover, the star has established strong relationships with his new teammates alongside Bruno…

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Comparing Bruno Fernandes’ Start At United With Robin van Persie And Zlatan Ibrahimovic

By Hritwik | March 17, 2020

Having received the Premier League’s Player Of The Month title, Bruno Fernandes has hereby completed his swift transition into a solid fan-favourite at Manchester United in a remarkably short period of time. Arriving in England during late stages of January, the attacker started operating in the midfield for the Old Trafford outfit from February 1st…

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Twitter Reacts As Bruno Fernandes Win Premier League’s Player of The Month Award

By Naveen Kelvin | March 16, 2020

Manchester United’s fans will certainly be anticipating regular football to resume again once the COVID-19 crisis resolves itself. The Red Devils had a terrific run of games as they went 11 fixtures unbeaten and these featured incredible victories such as goal-heavy wins over Tranmere Rovers, Club Brugge, and LASK as well as a convincing derby…

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Newcastle United Could Sign Phil Jones For £12m This Summer

By Hritwik | March 16, 2020
Phil Jones reacts.

With Manchester United seemingly content at the moment with their regular players, Phil Jones has evidently lost his place in the squad following an injury inflicted year as he is the fourth choice for Solskjaer behind Harry Maguire, Victor Lindelof and Eric Bailly. Accordingly, it’s only obvious that his name has appeared on the transfer…

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Man United Will Have To Pay £15m To Sign Ighalo On Permanent Transfer

By Hritwik | March 15, 2020
Manchester United's Odion Ighalo reacts.

Odion Ighalo arrived alongside Bruno Fernandes during the winter on loan and has been performing more or less akin to the creative midfielder. The Nigerian has displayed great form consistently in front of goal and has established decent relationships with his teammates as Juan Mata recently confessed how contented he is to play alongside the…

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Man United Confident They Will Sign Jadon Sancho If They Qualify For Champions League

By Naveen Kelvin | March 15, 2020
Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho celebrates scoring their first goal.

Manchester United were on a brilliant run of games prior to the COVID-19 emergency precautions being taken that caused the suspension of both domestic and European football leagues. The Red Devils were perched in the 5th position on the Premier League table, three points shy of 4th placed Chelsea. Traditionally this position would have meant…

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Which Two Premier League Teams Wanted Season To Be Cancelled

By Hritwik | March 14, 2020
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and Jose Mourinho before the match.

In order to bring under control the contagion of the novel coronavirus, Premier League have announced that every fixture has been suspended till April 3rd. The decision has however raised quite a lot of questions amongst the supporters, with the officials having claimed all suspended matches will be rescheduled. As per the recent reports nonetheless,…

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75% Chance The Season Won’t Be Completed – Senior Premier League Club Source

By Hritwik | March 14, 2020
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.

Amidst the novel coronavirus threat which has been causing havoc worldwide, a group of England’s major football bodies has announced that the Premier League will be suspended till the 3rd of April in the hopes of controlling the contagion. Although the news may induce disappointment amongst the supporters, this drastic decision was seen coming way…

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What Juan Mata Said About The Impact Of Bruno Fernandes And Odion Ighalo

By Hritwik | March 13, 2020

Speaking highly of his club’s recent roster additions, Juan Mata has revealed how much he prefers to play with Bruno Fernandes and Odion Ighalo. Juan Mata might not be the player he once was, however, the 31-year-old makes sure to engage in a classy contribution once in a while for his side, which hints the…

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Fernandes Reveals Why He Shushed Guardiola During The Manchester Derby

By Hritwik | March 13, 2020

Manchester United had secured an overwhelming 2-0 victory against their nemesis Manchester City, as the local derby surprised a major share of the supporters. The game featured a goal from Anthony Martial which was enabled by a genius assist from Bruno Fernandes. The Portuguese thus has been helping out the Red Devils to be back…

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How Anthony Martial Reacted To Odion Ighalo’s Wonder Goal

By Hritwik | March 13, 2020

In a game which had no audience to behold, accompanied by an unusual eeriness, Manchester United have deafeningly secured a victory against LASK FC in their recent Europa League fixture. The match ended with a dramatic scoreline of 5-0, with a second leg yet to be played. Moreover, adding flavour to the triumph, every goal…

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Greenwood Is The First Ever Man Utd Teenager To Score 5 Goals In Single European Campaign

By Hritwik | March 13, 2020

It felt weird to witness a game featuring no crowd, resulting in an unusual eerieness, which however was unavoidable given the current coronavirus outbreak and the Austrian government’s rigid decision of limiting any sort of public gatherings due to the same. In a match with no fans to provide the adrenaline rush to the players,…

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Solskjaer’s Reaction To Odion Ighalo’s Superb Goal vs LASK

By Hritwik | March 13, 2020

Manchester United have showcased outstanding football yet again, scoring five goals without conceding any, in their latest Europa League clash with LASK FC. The first leg of the Round of 16 was hosted at Linzer Stadion, although the much-awaited game was played behind closed doors owing to the coronavirus spread. The supporters struggled to have…

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Bruno Effect: Pogba Wants New United Contract – Hoping To Link Up With Fernandes

By Hritwik | March 12, 2020

Speculations had arisen last year that Paul Pogba was looking for greener pastures elsewhere in the hopes of committing his future to another club instead of Manchester United. Although the midfielder hasn’t publicly spoken anything concerning a desire to move away, his agent Mino Raiola had revealed in the past that his client may fancy…

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The One Stat That Shows Fred Is One Of The Best Midfielders In The Premier League

By Naveen Kelvin | March 12, 2020
Man City's Kevin De Bruyne in action with Man Utd's Fred.

Manchester United’s season did not start well. At multiple points during their campaign, their Premier League standings hit points that were numerically sordid on a multi-decade scale. However, in the recent weeks, fortune and tactics have favored the hard-working Red Devils yet again as they enjoy game after game of near brilliance. At this point,…

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How Jude Bellingham Reacted After Meeting Sir Alex At United Training Ground

By Ashish Sreejith | March 11, 2020
Birmingham City's Jude Bellingham takes a walk around the pitch before the match.

Manchester United may have become surprise front-runners for the services of Jude Bellingham, according to Sky Sports. The teenager has caught the attention of many elite clubs across Europe this season. Bellingham’s performances have been noticed widely by fans and expert eyes alike and is touted for a high-profile move soon. Registering 4 goals and…

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Pogba Is Doing Extra Training As He Prepares To Link-up With Bruno Fernandes

By Hritwik | March 11, 2020
Manchester United's Paul Pogba during the warm up before the match.

Although Bruno Fernandes’ addition at Old Trafford has stabilised their deteriorating situation, with the English side having gone 10 games unbeaten, Paul Pogba fans all over the world are impatiently anticipating the star’s imminent comeback. And as per M.E.N, the priced asset has been lingering around more than usual at United’s Carrington complex to work…

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Carragher: Guardiola Should Stop Playing Sterling Against Wan-Bissaka

By Naveen Kelvin | March 11, 2020

Manchester United under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer have embarked upon a strong run of games. They are now unbeaten in 10 consecutive games and the most recent 2-0 rout of Manchester City was an incredible feat all on its own. Despite his shortcomings elsewhere, Solskjaer has maintained cogency against the big opponents all season long. His…

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Reason Why Bruno Fernandes’ Teammates Are Comparing Him With James Milner

By Naveen Kelvin | March 11, 2020

Enough can’t be said about Bruno Fernandes. The Portuguese international has had an impeccable impact on Manchester United who appeared morose and directionless prior to his arrival. While it is rare for a single new arrival to make this big of a difference, Fernandes has succeeded in doing just that and then some. This is…

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Aaron Wan-Bissaka ‘Is The Best One-On-One Defender’ In The World

By Naveen Kelvin | March 11, 2020
Man City's Gabriel Jesus in action with Man Utd's Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

Manchester United went out of their way to get the better of their local rivals Manchester City when they soundly defeated them 2-0 on Sunday. The Premier League encounter set several numbers rolling and records were set as the Red Devils completed the League double over the Sky Blues for the first time in a…

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Wan-Bissaka Has Created More Chances In The League Than Alexander-Arnold In 2020

By Hritwik | March 10, 2020

It isn’t much of a question whether Liverpool would secure the Premier League title this term, with the Reds establishing their authority early on this season having lost only one of their domestic games. In contrast, Manchester United have demonstrated a season with plenty of lapses in the initial months which dragged out further due…

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Reaction Of United Players To Bruno Fernandes’ Performance vs Man City

By Hritwik | March 10, 2020

Providing the home crowd with a visual treat by scoring two goals, Manchester United ascertained their supremacy in the Manchester derby on a rainy night. The victory certainly had a major share of contribution from Bruno Fernandes, who was also directly involved in Anthony Martial’s goal which placed the Red Devils ahead of the Citizens…

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What Man City’s Gundogan Said About Bruno Fernandes After Derby Defeat

By Naveen Kelvin | March 9, 2020

Manchester United are still reeling from the joy that was Sunday’s derby as they secured an excellent 2-0 victory against Manchester City at Old Trafford. Goals from Anthony Martial and Scott McTominay sealed the win for the Red Devils who have now gone 10 games unbeaten in all competitions and even managed to notch their…

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Bruno Fernandes Named PFA Player Of The Month For February

By Naveen Kelvin | March 9, 2020
Man United's Bruno Fernandes.

Manchester United have benefited tremendously since acquiring Bruno Fernandes from Sporting, a signing that ought to have been done in the summer itself. Manchester United are yet to lose a game in which Fernandes has played a role, and the Red Devils have almost always benefited when the Portuguese midfielder has started, with 6 goal…

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How Paul Pogba Reacted To Man Utd’s Win Over Man City

By Naveen Kelvin | March 9, 2020
Andreas Pereira and Paul Pogba watch the match from the stands.

Manchester United established their superiority over their city as bitter local rivals Manchester City were trumped in a brilliant 2-0 win on Sunday. The emotions of the game were at an electric high as Anthony Martial opened the scoring in the first half while it took Scott McTominay well beyond the added injury time to…

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Bruno Fernandes Posts Hilarious Tweet About Anthony Martial After Derby Win

By Hritwik | March 9, 2020

To the surprise of Premier League fans, Manchester derby ended pretty much one-sided last night, with the scoreline 2-0 in the favour of United at the final whistle. Despite being dominant on the possession stats, a series of mistakes has led the Citizens to return home with zero points off the derby. Registering an assist…

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How Sir Alex Ferguson Reacted To The Manchester Derby Win

By Naveen Kelvin | March 9, 2020

Manchester United established and cemented their dominance over Manchester City at Old Trafford on Sunday, defeating them 2-0. Goals from Anthony Martial and Scott McTominay did the trick for the Red Devils with both of them requiring the credit of awful errors from City’s goalkeeper Ederson. The Sky Blues did have a goal from Sergio…

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‘Sterling’s Nightmare’ – Aaron Wan-Bissaka Won 8 Tackles In The Manchester Derby

By Hritwik | March 9, 2020
Man City's Gabriel Jesus in action with Man Utd's Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka continues to display great form with an overwhelming performance last night, adding to a great deal of involvement in the 2-0 scoreline. The Manchester derby ended with Man United ascertaining their supremacy on the scoreline, although the possession stat suggested otherwise. The victory happens to be their 10th unbeaten game in a row,…

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