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…

Barcelona vs Manchester United 2011 CL Final Starting XI: Where Are They Now?

Barcelona's Lionel Messi (C) in action with Manchester United's Nemanja Vidic (R).

Manchester United and Barcelona are set to collide once again on the grandest stage, as the two European juggernauts have been drawn against each other in an exciting Champions League quarter-final match-up. The last time these two teams met in a competitive fixture was in the 2011 UCL final, wherein Pep Guardiola’s Catalan giants emerged…

How Manchester United Could Lineup Under Solskjaer Next Season

Manchester United interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer before the match.

Now that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has deservedly been appointment the full-time manager of Manchester United, he can finally begin making long-term changes to the squad as per his own liking and preferences. The Norwegian is expected to offload several players from the current roster as well as bring in apt reinforcements in the summer transfer…

7 Players Man Utd Signed To Replace Cristiano Ronaldo: Where Are They Now?

Cristiano Ronaldo - Manchester United reacts during the game.

During his stint at Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo left few doubts to his superiority as the greatest player in the world, the Leo Messi factor in the GOAT debate still a few seasons away. Through his heroics, the Portuguese superstar managed to both continue the history of the no.7 jersey as well as ensure that…

Mike Phelan: The Mastermind Behind Solskjaer’s Success At Manchester United

Sir Alex Ferguson (L) talks with coaches Mike Phelan (R) and Rene Meulensteen during a training session.

Manchester United have enjoyed unprecedented amounts of success under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. His hard work has managed to transform a team that was oft dull and lethargic under Jose Mourinho to one that has begun to inspire and evoke true passion from the supporters. Numerous factors have gone into this brilliant change, with Jose Mourinho’s…

7 Things That Will Happen If Pochettino Becomes The Next Manchester United Manager

Manchester United interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer shakes hands with Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Mauricio Pochettino is perhaps the only other viable candidate for Manchester United to appoint as their full-time gaffer should the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer experiment fail. While a series of complications will arise due to the gaffer’s long-term contract with Spurs, United seem likely to put in the extra effort and ensure that the Argentinian will…

7 Things That Have Happened Since Liverpool Last Won The League

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah reacts after sustaining an injury.

It was in the 1989/1990 season that Liverpool last claimed an English League title, then known as the Championship. At the time that this article was written, the Merseyside club sat atop the Premier League table with a 3-point lead, the closest they have come to winning it in a long time. While the very…

Rashford vs Mbappe: Who Is The More Promising Youngster?

When Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain lock horns in the Champions League, two promising youngsters will lead their respective lineups. For the Red Devils, the ace presence of Marcus Rashford, who has had an electric impact under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, will be the X-factor. The Parisians, on the other hand, dealing with an awful injury…

Champions League Tactical Preview: Manchester United Vs PSG

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gestures.

The most comprehensive test of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s reign at Manchester United will come when they face Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League across two legs. The French giants are a ferociously attacking team, and have been investing in their squad to win the Champions League from years now. It will be a clash to relish,…

Louis van Gaal’s 13 Manchester United Signings – Where Are They Now?

After a disastrous season under Sir Alex Ferguson’s immediate successor David Moyes, Manchester United brought in Louis van Gaal, hoping his enormous experience and expertise would help the club regain its top spot in English football. The Dutch tactician’s “philosophy” at Old Trafford garnered mixed results, and so did the players that were recruited by…

5 Reasons Why Manchester United Should Hire Solskjaer Permanently

MUFC interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer celebrates after the match.

Manchester United have become a starkly different team under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The club legend has been on a brilliant winning run, the best ever enjoyed by a United manager in their opening games. However, the problem that his success has also brought is the looming decision to appoint a full-time gaffer come summer. The…

Tactical Analysis: Jesse Lingard’s “False 9” Role Under Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United has been a masterclass in adaptive football. The Norwegian’s tactics have aimed at securing the skill set of his players and utilizing them to suit his attacking ethos. This is achieved chiefly through experimenting players in positions that they haven’t functioned in naturally. The most obvious indication of the same…

What If Alexis Sanchez Still Played For Arsenal

General view of a flag of Manchester United's Alexis Sanchez before the match.

Even as the present winter transfer window runs into its final days, one can’t help but think about the many January transfers of the previous year. In particular, it is the swap deal of Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan that stands out, largely due to the exchange not working out as either club would have…

7 Things That Will Happen If Solskjaer Becomes United’s Permanent Manager

Following his side’s 1-0 win over Tottenham at Wembley, media has already begun considering Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as a realistic candidate to take on the permanent managerial role at Manchester United at the end of the season. Amid this hype, let us take a look at 7 things that are most likely to happen if…

The Great Managerial Debate: Solskjaer vs Pochettino

Come summer, the higher ups at Old Trafford will be tasked with the all important decision of deciding on their permanent gaffer. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has certainly done an incredible job so far, making him a top contender for the post. However, another name that has been likewise linked with the club is Tottenham boss…

7 Things That Will Happen If Koulibaly Joins Manchester United

Kalidou Koulibaly moving to Manchester United seems imminent, with the Napoli defender courting a massive fee. The Serie A side values the Senegalese international highly, but United are likely to go ahead with the deal due to the pressing need for a leader in the heart of their defense. If not in January, the move…

Perfect, If Done Right: How Rabiot Could Fit At Barcelona

Paris Saint-Germain's Adrien Rabiot and Kevin Trapp celebrate after the game.

Barcelona have reportedly secured the services of Adrien Rabiot who will join them in the summer on a free transfer. Let us have a look at how the Frenchman will fit in with the La Liga giants: What Barca are likely securing through the 23-year-old is a player for the future. His arrival won’t solve…

Tactical Analysis: How Solskjaer Has Made Pogba A Force To Be Reckoned With

Man Utd interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer celebrates with Paul Pogba after the match.

Perhaps the most visible difference in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s attacking revamp with Manchester United is the reemergence of Paul Pogba as the club’s best player. From being benched under Jose Mourinho, the Frenchman is now at the heart of the team, and is proving to be the player who will define the Norwegian’s tenure at…

Tactical Analysis: How Manchester United Will Lineup Under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

A familiar face will take charge at Old Trafford yet again, with Ole Gunnar Solskjær being named the caretaker manager of the Red Devils until the end of this season. The Norwegian boss is infamous for his disastrous spell with Cardiff City in the top flight, but he will certainly take up the challenge of…

MOURINHO SACKED: 5 Managers Who Can Replace Him At United

Jose Mourinho’s troubling tryst with Manchester United came to an end on Tuesday when he was sacked. In a club statement, it was revealed that the Old Trafford outfit will hire a caretaker manager until the end of this season, during which comprehensive hunt for an apt successor will take place. Let us have a…

8 Things That Will Happen After Jose Mourinho’s Sacking At United

Paul Pogba speaks with manager Jose Mourinho during the match.

Jose Mourinho’s third-season curse continues as Manchester United sacked the Portuguese gaffer on Tuesday. The final blow for Mourinho arrived after a disappointing 3-1 loss to Liverpool on Sunday. This goes on to show just how poor United have been doing this season, with the side poised closer to the relegation zone than to Liverpool…

Tactical Analysis: Why Manchester United Should Hire Eddie Howe

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe before the match.

Jose Mourinho may be one big loss away from seeing his Manchester United tenure come to an end. Much has been said about the philosophy of the Portuguese tactician and how his job ought to be safe. However, a brand like Manchester United in its present stage cannot afford to play mediocre football. Even though…

7 Things The Owners Need To Do To Save Manchester United

Manchester United currently sit 7th in the Premier League table, a whole 16 points behind frontrunners and local rivals Manchester City, with just 14 games played so far. They trail 4th-placed Arsenal by 8 points, as their Top 4 hopes dwindle as each week passes. However, the aspect more worrying than their current position is…

7 World-Class Talents That Were Rejected At A Young Age

Regrets are a universal phenomenon. However, in the face of mistakes seen in retrospect, regrets certainly sting even more. The tale of clubs selling great talents is one thing, but that of sides rejecting brilliant ones at a young age is another nut entirely. Then again, not every scout is capable enough to peek into…

Santiago Solari – The Next Zinedine Zidane?

Real Madrid interim coach Santiago Solari.

Real Madrid have confirmed that their interim coach Santiago Solari will now serve as their permanent manager, having secured a contract until 2021. This is a move that will baffle many, given the sheer amount of high-profile names that were in contention for the top job at the Bernabeu. However, supporters shouldn’t be too worried,…

Tactical Analysis: Why Manchester United Should Hire Leonardo Jardim

Jose Mourinho’s job has seemed safe at Manchester United so far, primarily due to the lack of any worthwhile options to replace him. With Zinedine Zidane’s agent having confirmed that the Frenchman has no interest in managing the Red Devils, the inexperience of Michael Carrick, and the potential inadequacy of Antonio Conte, Mourinho seems well cemented…

Analysis: How Mourinho Has Successfully Transformed Man United Into Comeback Kings

Manchester United are comeback kings once again. So far in 2018, no fewer than 9 separate occasions have existed where the Reds went down a goal or two and then managed to come back, out of which only the recent Chelsea game was the one where they didn’t secure all three points. This is indicative…

7 Things That Would’ve Happened If Ronaldo Had Never Left Man United

2009 saw a massive upheaval in the football world, when Cristiano Ronaldo made the switch from Manchester United to Real Madrid for the then-world-record fee of over £80 million. The young Ballon d’Or winner had already made big strides with the Mancunian giants, and the move to Madrid saw the Spanish side’s fortunes change course,…

7 Things That Would’ve Happened Had Mourinho Remained At Chelsea

Jose Mourinho seems wedged in an insistent stream of speculation about his departure from Manchester United. The last time the Portuguese gaffer was stuck in such turmoil, Chelsea had suffered a miserable season under him, leading to his eventual sacking. However, one does wonder what would have occurred had the Special One remained at Stamford…

Jose Mourinho’s Greatest Premier League XI

Despite his ongoing struggle at Manchester United, not one person can deny the absolute fact that Jose Mourinho is a winner. The Special One has won a title in each and every country he has managed in, and he has done so by building some enormously effective and world-class rosters. Even in England, the Portuguese…

5 Reasons Why Manchester United Should NOT Sack Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho celebrates after Anthony Martial scores their second goal.

The jury is still out on Jose Mourinho’s future, and Saturday’s brilliant 3-2 comeback is sure to have made matters all the more confusing for the Manchester United board. While many reports are suggesting that the Portuguese gaffer’s job is safe, many still claim that he is on his way out. Regardless, the Mancunian giants…

7 Things That Will Happen If Lionel Messi Joins The Premier League

Lionel Messi’s UCL brace against Tottenham brought his total tally against English clubs to 22 goals and 6 assists in 28 appearances, that too against the top clubs of the Premier League that made the cut into the elite competition. This scintillating trend does beg the question of exactly how the Argentine superstar would fare…

ANALYSIS: The Rise Of Luke Shaw In 2018-19

Manchester United's Luke Shaw celebrates scoring their second goal.

The career of Luke Shaw is one that aptly captures the trend of a heroic promise that is shattered with disaster, and following a rugged path to recovery, ends in salvation. The English left-back had big things ahead of him from the ripe age of 16 itself, when at Southampton, he became a sight to…

ANALYSIS: Kante’s New Role Under Sarri – Mistake Or Masterstroke?

Maurizio Sarri’s arrival at Chelsea has raised much hope to the London side regaining their hallowed spot at the top of English football. However, the former Napoli manager has taken a very stringent route to achieve that, and this is by entirely redoing the tactics and formation that the team has been built upon. Of…

Man City’s Team Before Sheikh Mansour’s Takeover: Where Are They Now?

Ten years ago, Manchester City was taken over by the Abu Dhabi United Group for Development and Investment, with Sheikh Mansour calling the shots and effectively altering the future of the lesser known Mancunian side. A decade later, three resounding Premier League titles have been captured, and the Cityzens are one of the most feared…

ANALYSIS: The Factors That Have Been Responsible For Man United’s Ongoing Crisis

A Manchester United flag is waved before the match.

If there is a club that has been falling into a never-ending pit of trouble, it is none other than Manchester United at the moment. The name that once ruled the globe in terms of club football has seen a drastic change in its fortunes in this decade, and is now not even the best team…

5 Reasons Why Jose Mourinho Should Still Remain At Manchester United

Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho after the match.

After a 3-2 loss away to Brighton, followed by a 3-0 defeat to Tottenham at home, Manchester United have been placed in some worry early on in the season. The loss to Spurs was Mourinho’s biggest home defeat with the Red Devils, and as expected, murmurs of the gaffer being sacked are already doing the…

The 13 Players Jose Mourinho Signed At Real Madrid: Where Are They Now?

Mesut Ozil of Germany (L) runs past coach Jose Mourinho during their training session.

The tenure of Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid was a torrid affair to say the least. While Champions League football was lacking and elusive, the Portuguese gaffer secured the La Liga title ahead of Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona, a brilliant achievement. Always eager for world-class football, the three-year tenure saw him make 13 signings, and let…

PL Predictions 2018/19: Who Will Win The Title, Top 4, Which Team Will Surprise Everyone?

Premature predictions may seem a bit far-fetched when the first kick of the new season hasn’t even occurred yet. Regardless, the business side of the great game, coupled with the mentality of players and gaffers often gives one the ability to paint a close to accurate picture of the Premier League table at the end…

How Manchester United Could Line Up In 2018/19

A new season is upon us and the transfer window is in the past. Manchester United will be a club disappointed with the lack of business done this summer, but once one shrugs aside the pessimism, one is still left with a side that can work wonders if its talents are used well. A 4-3-3…

Most Important Player For Each Premier League Club – 2018/19 Season

General view of the Premier League match ball on a plinth.

Mark your dates, football aficionados, for the Premier League is on the cusp of returning. The English campaign has been a source of brilliance, entertainment, and excitement over the years, and this season promises to be no different. In fact, the players that come to amaze week in and week out have never looked more…

8 Reasons Why Manchester United Fans Should Be Excited About Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez (7) moves the ball away from Milan defender Luca Antonelli (31) in the second half during an International Champions Cup soccer match.

Right from his swap-signing in January, Alexis Sanchez has been a divisive figure at Manchester United. While his hype and brand-value made the deal seem fit, many doubted whether he’d be worth the illustrious no.7 jersey on his back. Start to life at Old Trafford was underwhelming for the Chilean, but here are a few…

COMPARISON: Alderweireld vs Maguire – Who Should Man United Sign?

Manchester United’s hunt for a leader in the heart of their defense took an interesting turn in the past few days, when Leicester City’s Harry Maguire emerged as a possible target for the Red Devils. Till then, Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld had been their definitive target this window, with the London club’s stubbornness the only thing…

7 Problems At Manchester United Ahead Of The 2018/19 Season

The month of August will bring with it the healthy return of Premier League football. Most top-flight clubs will be eager to make a huge impact in the campaign to come, and will have spent the break reinforcing their sides for the same. However, Manchester United are already looking to be in a spot of…

Barcelona’s Possible Starting XI For 2018-19

Barcelona seem eager to take charge of Europe in the upcoming season. Their eye in the transfer window seems sharp after the arrival of Clément Lenglet for €36 million, Arthur for €40 million, and now, a more recent steal of Brazilian Malcom from the arms of Roma. All in all, a strong intent seems to be…

Liverpool’s Possible Starting XI For 2018-19

Jurgen Klopp will be feeling quite good about his transfer business so far. The arrival of Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson Becker will mean that the Reds have added to their impressive summer haul of Fabinho, Shaqiri, and Keita. The side has invested smartly with a view at glory, and this team could possibly be the most…