Solskjaer’s New Contract: Rating His 10 Signings At Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has signed a new contract which ties him to Manchester United until 2024, with the option of a further year. Ed Woodward, the club’s executive vice-chairman, didn’t let the absence of silverware during the Norwegian’s reign cloud his judgement. Rather he has placed his trust in the team the 1999 Treble winner…

Why This Is The Perfect Summer For Manchester United To Sell Paul Pogba

Manchester United's Paul Pogba celebrates after the match.

Paul Pogba’s days at Manchester United have appeared numbered for a while now. Ever since the Frenchman expressed a desire to join Real Madrid, his departure was considered imminent. In fact, it would not be far-fetched to assume that if not for COVID-19, the likes of Los Blancos or Juventus would have snatched him away.…

3 Ways In Which Man United Could Lineup With Raphael Varane

Manchester United’s acquisition of Raphael Varane has potentially gotten to the point where it can perhaps be viewed as a foregone conclusion. The Frenchman would bring a lot of defensive acumen to the Theatre of Dreams, which in turn means that Ole Gunnar Solskjær potentially has a lot of options with which to work with…

7 Things That Will Happen If Manchester United Sign Raphael Varane

Manchester United’s potential pursuit for Raphael Varane has reached a stage where it could realistically be assessed as a deal in the making. The French centre-back would bring a lot to the club and any arrival would also initiate a set of interesting domino effects ahead of the start of the next season.   1.…

Rashford Out For Three Months: How Man United Can Lineup Without Him

Man Utd forward Anthony Martial celebrates with Marcus Rashford and Edinson Cavani.

Fans of Man United hoping for a quick return to action for Marcus Rashford following the backlash of the Euros final defeat may have to wait quite a bit longer. As per the Telegraph, Rashford has decided to go ahead with surgery for a long pressing shoulder injury that has afflicted him since last season.…

Player Ratings: How Man United Players Fared At Copa America And Euro 2020

Two of football’s biggest continental tournaments concluded this Sunday with Argentina and Italy being crowned champions of their respective continents. 11 players representing Manchester United featured at Euro 2020, while only two were called up for the South American competition. At least one Red Devil came close to returning with a winners’ medal but ultimately…

3 Ways In Which Man United Could Lineup With New Signing Jadon Sancho

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with Mason Greenwood after the match.

Man United’s acquisition of Jadon Sancho now means that they are spoilt for versatile options up-front. The English starlet has been on Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s wishlist for a while now. As such, the Norwegian gaffer will certainly be relieved at having a specialist right-forward at his disposal at last. However, that need not be the…

The Euros Have Proved Why Manchester United Must Keep Hold Of Paul Pogba

France's Paul Pogba reacts.

France’s dramatic ousting from the Euros at the hands of Switzerland certainly shocked a few. The 2018 World Cup winners were the favourites to lift the European title as well. As such, when Switzerland bettered them in a 3-3 tie that went to penalties, a lot of dynamics were rummaged around. While the likes of…

7 Things That Will Happen If Manchester United Sign Jadon Sancho

Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho celebrates.

Jadon Sancho’s acquisition seems imminent. This transfer has been on the cards since last summer itself and is a much-needed one for Ole Gunnar Solskjær and company. As such, there is a lot of changes that the youngster’s arrival at Old Trafford could set in motion.   1. No Striker Signing a forward in the…

What Manchester United Need To Do To Take The Next Step Under Solskjaer

MUFC interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer celebrates after the match.

Manchester United’s 2020/21 season was certainly a period of much tumult and chaos, although an optimistic view will certainly garner a lot of hope from it. As such, the anti-Glazer sentiment has to be highlighted as hope for any progress in the season to come and the promised changes and alleged dialogue needs to materialize…

Manchester United 2020/21 Season Review: What Went Wrong and What to Take Away

Manchester United's Paul Pogba shakes hands with Bruno Fernandes before the match.

Manchester United’s season came to an end on Wednesday in a fashion that most supporters won’t be keen on remembering. With the Europa League loss to Villarreal, Ole Gunnar Solskjær has gone yet another season without a trophy and a second-placed Premier League finish to none other than Manchester City will not sit well either.…

Sancho Over Kane: Why Man United Should Be Pragmatic This Summer

Tottenham's Harry Kane looks dejected.

Premier League giants have the chance of signing “one of Spurs’ own”. This is arguably the best time to do so since Harry Kane’s rise to prominence. Manchester United, nevertheless, should avoid pursuing any deal for the Englishman. Growing frustrated with Tottenham Hotspur’s inability to compete with the big boys in England, the country’s best…

Why Solskjaer Deserves New Contract Even If He Fails To Win Any Trophy This Season

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer before the match.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer missed out on yet another opportunity to win his maiden trophy as the manager of Manchester United. Defeat to Leicester City in the FA Cup quarter-final has left the Europa League as the only trophy the Red Devils can win this season. The Premier League title is certainly out of reach with…

Shaw’s Resurgence Under Solskjaer Is The Manager’s Best Success Story So Far

Manchester United's Luke Shaw and Alex Telles in action.

Ole Gunnar Solskjær may have realistically scripted his best success story within Manchester United’s roster in the creatively footed Luke Shaw. No piece on the English left-back would be complete without a reminiscence of just how many ups and downs the youngster has had to go through during his time as a Red Devil. From…

Diallo Incoming, Several Loaned Out – Man Utd January Window 2021 Review

Manchester United's Jesse Lingard celebrates scoring their second goal.

The winter transfer window has ended in a relatively uneventful manner for Man Utd as the side strives to compete for the Premier League title. Despite being in the hot seat and the top spot for much of the period, the Red Devils chose not to make any new investments. In fact, the bulk of…

The Manchester United XI That Last Won At Anfield: Where Are They Now?

(L - R) Manchester United's Ashley Young, Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick.

Manchester United head to Anfield with a lot of hope pegged upon them. The Premier League leaders will have to engineer a victory in order to begin to cement their unfathomable place on the top and in order to do so, Liverpool’s formidable home record will have to be toppled. The Red Devils last did…

Why Manchester United Should Try To Sign ‘Captain’ Sergio Ramos

Spain's David de Gea and Sergio Ramos after the match.

Sergio Ramos is Real Madrid’s most influential player and the Spanish giants are a completely different side in his absence. The Champions League’s most successful club were in danger of getting demoted to the Europa League in December, only for Ramos, who was out of the team with an injury he suffered with Spain, to…

21 in 2021: How Solskjaer Can Engineer A Premier League Title for Manchester United

Man United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reacts.

Tied with Liverpool atop the Premier League table with only goal difference keeping them apart, there is a real chance that Manchester United will compete for the big title this season. Such an endeavour would have been unthinkable given how often the Red Devils falter, laying back on the “transition” excuse for their follies. Not…

How Marcus Rashford Is Closer To Sadio Mane Than Meets The Eye

Manchester United's Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring their first goal.

Marcus Rashford is arguably equal to or better than Sadio Mane as an attacker in many regards. Numbers clearly have a levelling effect when it comes to football, perhaps in a manner that raw performances seldom do. Statistics have famously been the fan’s tool based on which end of it is being used and for…

Analysis: Are Manchester United Emulating Real Madrid’s Transfer Policy?

This summer transfer window pointed to a curious trend at Manchester United. While the Red Devils were shy and frankly disappointing in their first-team pursuits, they did exercise a lot of resources in bolstering their youth options. The obvious names in this regard are Facundo Pellistri and Amad Diallo but the trend extends even to…

Why Man Utd Need Edinson Cavani More Than Jadon Sancho This Season

Paris Saint-Germain’s Edinson Cavani and Neymar.

Man Utd’s late acquisition of Edinson Cavani may have come at the perfect time for the club. Much ado has been raised about the late nature of his arrival and awarding him the coveted number 7 jersey has been likewise controversial. While a good chunk of this dismay from the supporters stems from United’s failure…

7 Things To Take Away From Man United’s Summer Transfer Window

Manchester United executive vice chairman Ed Woodward.

It was a long summer in terms of transfer dealings and Manchester United certainly got their share of players in at the end of deadline day. However, the feeling in the camp and amidst supporters across the globe is still one of gloom and negativity and not just due to the heavy defeat to Tottenham…

Five Times Opponents ‘Celebrated Too Early’ Against Manchester United

Love them or hate them, Manchester United is simply too big to be ignored. There is no denying that in the post-Sir Alex Ferguson era, the club has lost a lot of their glimmer and no longer command the fear they once did, especially since silverware has become scarce at Old Trafford and several teams…

The Three Transfers Man Utd Could Still Complete Before Deadline Day

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer poses with a scarf on the pitch.

The first week of October brings with it the end of the summer transfer window. The pandemic has changed the landscape of the market considerably and the end will be viewed with a sigh of relief by many clubs who just want to return to playing football and make a dent in their fortunes that…

Gareth Bale: The Loan That Could Solve Man United’s Pressing Dilemma

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale.

Gareth Bale has been a presence on Man United’s wishlist from years altogether, right back to his days at Tottenham Hotspur itself. Recently, however, he began to feature less frequently as the Real Madrid tryst continued to tumble. As such, it is indeed an intriguing turn of events that could see Bale end up as…

Premier League Preview: The Potential Aspirants Of The Top-Six

Brandon Williams and Daniel James in action with Wolverhampton Wanderers' Adama Traore.

The next season of the Premier League is right around the corner and table dynamics will certainly be fascinating. Increasingly over the years, the traditional top six positions have been crumbling and giant echelons of power have seen erosion. As such, one can no longer be certain about how the top of the table will…

Manchester United’s Squad Rating For 2019/20 Season

Manchester United's Harry Maguire celebrates scoring their second goal with Luke Shaw, Bruno Fernandes and teammates.

Manchester United certainly had a tumultuous first full season under Ole Gunnar Solskjær. Despite several low points early on, the club did clinch a third-place finish in the Premier League although their luck in every other competition was poor. Semi-final losses in the EFL Cup, FA Cup, and the Europa League meant that the side…

Man Utd’s Starting XI the Last Time They Faced Sevilla: Where are They Now?

Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez look dejected.

Man Utd’s upcoming clash against Sevilla FC in the semi-final of the Europa League is being hyped up a lot. The form of both sides and in particular the impeccable record that the La Liga outfit have in the competition makes this an exciting fixture. However, this isn’t the first time that the two teams…

Analysis: What Aubameyang Should Do After Winning The FA Cup

Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates scoring their first goal.

On Saturday, Arsenal lifted the FA Cup title, even as captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang dropped the cup in the ceremony. That mishap can certainly be excused as the honour was secured almost singlehandedly by the striker himself with his brace against Chelsea in the final – first from the penalty spot, and then from a close…

Analysing The Next Premier League Destination For Wilfried Zaha

Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha arrives at the ground before the match.

Wilfried Zaha is a player that divides opinions constantly. Whilst one side argues for his elegant style of play and talent, the other side is not convinced by his consistency and overall effectiveness. Whichever side is right, there’s no doubt that many clubs will be interested in signing the English-born player. Especially now that it’s…

David Silva: A Look Back At Manchester City’s Midfield Maestro

Manchester City's David Silva and Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola after the game.

The Premier League bid farewell to one of its finest players when David Silva was subbed off at the 85th minute as Manchester City was winning 5-0 against Norwich City on Sunday. The Spaniard ended a decade of absolute brilliance with the Cityzens and it is certainly worth viewing the height of greatness he touched…

How Sergio Ramos Captained Real Madrid To The La Liga Title

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos looks dejected as he walks past coach Zinedine Zidane.

Sergio Ramos just led Real Madrid to an outstanding La Liga title, the club’s first one since the 2016/17 season. This achievement from the club captain is more than a symbolic one as the Spaniard had an active role in bringing about the effort, including in areas not generally associated with a defender. As such,…

The Players Premier League’s Top Six Must Sign This Summer

Bayern Munich's Thiago celebrates his goal against Schalke 04 with Franck Ribery (L).

The summer transfer window ought to have been in its exciting crucial stage by now. However, the pandemic has derailed a lot of plans for many clubs and the particular economic issues that it poses may drastically alter their purchasing and selling powers. Nevertheless, most Premier League sides are still looking to make their vital…

Luke Shaw: The Most Underrated Player At Manchester United?

Manchester United's Luke Shaw during the press conference.

Manchester United have succeeded in engineering a brilliant run of games. At 17 games strong, the Red Devils have now managed to be unbeaten in an empathic manner, playing football that is reminiscent of their earlier glory days. While there are many factors to credit for this renaissance brilliance and several players who have played…

Four Alternatives Manchester United Can Opt For Instead Of Signing Jadon Sancho

Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho celebrates scoring their first goal.

Jadon Sancho appeared to be the go-to target for Manchester United this summer, but recent reports appear to be hinting at a waning interest. This is largely due to Borussia Dortmund’s constant insistence that the winger won’t be sold for United’s maximum valuation of £50 million. Both clubs are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and…

Jurgen Klopp: The Architect Of Liverpool’s Return To The Top Of English Football

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp looks on.

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool got what they desired at last on Thursday as they secured the Premier League title. This puts a brilliant bow on Klopp’s over five-year long tenure at Anfield. This comes as a bittersweet moment for the Merseyside giants who did the unthinkable but are unable to fully celebrate it with their fans. The…

Scott McTominay: Manchester United’s Next Captain?

Manchester United's Scott McTominay at the end of the match.

Scott McTominay has just signed a fresh contract extension that will keep him at Manchester United until 2025 at the minimum. He could now very well be touted to be the club’s next captain. The 23-year-old midfielder has been a testament to the vital narrative that the club’s youth academy is still a formidable source…

Manchester United’s Best Lineup After Return Of Rashford And Pogba From Injury

With the Premier League set to resume on June 17, clubs will be scrambling to ensure that they end their seasons on the best note possible. The lockdown months almost entirely spelt doom for a lot of the aspects relating to the present and future of the great game, particularly with regard to fans being…

Man Utd’s 2017 Europa League Final Starting XI: Where Are They Now?

Manchester United celebrate winning the Europa League with the trophy.

Three years ago, Man Utd lifted the Europa League title after defeating Ajax 2-0 in Stockholm. The Jose Mourinho-led outfit seemed promising and the European glory was touted to be a stepping stone. Three seasons since, United have yet to have attained a piece of silverware and were only just beginning to establish a managerial…

What Would Have Happened If Sir Alex Managed Man United Until 2023

Manchester United’s recent travails appear to be decreasing as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer goes about constructing a side that is capable of regaining past glory. No one can deny, however, that the fall for the Red Devils arrived in 2013 after Sir Alex Ferguson retired from football. Four managers have attempted their hand at the helm…

Cavani To United: The PSG Striker Could Save Solskjaer’s Job

Paris Saint-Germain’s Edinson Cavani and Neymar.

It is certain that Manchester United are a sinking ship at the moment. Now that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has taken full blame for the performance of the players on the pitch, the pressure that has been mounting from months now is once again nearing the exit door. In fact, this January transfer window and the…

Picking The Premier League Team Of The Decade

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho and Eden Hazard before the match.

The Premier League has almost always stood out amongst European football as the home of the absolute best that the game had to offer. However, the last decade of English football has amped that entertainment factor even further. The departure from a single-team dominance that was beginning to be apparent towards the end of the…

Manchester United’s Team of the Decade Sums Up Their Current Plight

The 2010s are approaching its end and Manchester United have had a defining decade of football. There are many metaphors that can attempt to do justice to the rise and fall of the Red Devils, but none can fully match the gamut of emotions that fans of the once illustrious side were made to go…

Zlatan 2.0: Why Manchester United Must Sign Mandzukic

Juventus' Mario Mandzukic before the match.

Recent reports have indicated that Manchester United are looking to sign Mario Mandzukic in the January window, with the Croatian striker potentially headed to Old Trafford as early as December. Meanwhile, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, in a recent interview, jested that he was more than eager to rejoin Manchester United after his LA Galaxy contract ran out…

Champions League And Europa League Predictions: Teams And Players To Watch Out For

Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo before the match.

REUTERS/Hannah McKayFollowing an eventful international break, normal services resumed over the weekend, as we saw the return of domestic club football. Now, as new week begins, the footballing world will finally get to embrace the two biggest club competitions on the planet. Tuesday, September 17, finally marks the beginning of the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League,…

How Man Utd Can Lineup With Daniel James And Wan-Bissaka Next Season

Manchester United have succeeded in two signings so far this window with both Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka being acquired, the latter pending a medical. The Red Devils were massively touted to make those signings that will ensure an attacking approach from next season, building upon the initial success that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer enjoyed at…

5 Best Possible Replacements For Paul Pogba At Manchester United

Paul Pogba’s future at Manchester United looks more and more uncertain as this transfer window progresses. The French midfielder revealed that he is looking for a new challenge and there is a strong possibility that Real Madrid will be able to acquire his services this summer. As of such, let us now discuss the best…

7 Things If Manchester City Fail To Win The League This Season

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola celebrates with the trophy after winning the Premier League title.

Man City may have had a dream run in the Premier League last season, but this time around, things seem grim. It is a very real possibility that the Sky Blues won’t defend their title this campaign. Let us look at what would occur should they fail to do so:   1. Greatest Side In…

Sir Alex Ferguson’s 10 Final Signings: Where Are They Now?

Sir Alex Ferguson remains one of the greatest managers to have ever graced the game of football. Not only did he lead Manchester United to tremendous domestic and continental glory, but he also transformed the Mancunians into the most successful club in England by knocking Liverpool “off their perch”. The Scot’s tactics ensured that his…

8 Players That Played For Both Barcelona And Manchester United

Barcelona and Manchester United are all set to meet in what will be an exciting clash of the heavyweights in the quarter-final stage of the UEFA Champions League this season. Both teams boast of world-class superstars who will undoubtedly put up an impeccable show whilst trying their best to lead their sides to the penultimate…