Erik ten Hag May Have Found A New Centre-Back Thanks To Louis van Gaal

By Vishal | September 27, 2022

Louis van Gaal has never been afraid of making bold decisions, and his latest move may end up helping his former club, Manchester United. The experienced tactician is gearing up to take the Netherlands to his second World Cup tournament. The young national side have so far thrived under his management, finishing top of League…

Eriksen Outclassed Camavinga And Tchouameni In Denmark’s 2-0 Win Over France

By BF Staff | September 26, 2022

Christian Eriksen’s reputation as a deep-lying midfielder is increasing with every appearance for club and country. Eriksen, who first made his name in the Premier League as an attacking midfielder at Tottenham Hotspur, is showing his class from deep in his second act in England. Thomas Frank turned around Brentford’s season by playing Eriksen in…

Portugal's Diogo Dalot celebrates scoring their third goal with Rafael Leao.

“Better Than Cancelo” – Twitter Reacts As Dalot Scores Two Goals In Portugal’s 4-0 Win

By Vishal | September 25, 2022

Manchester United players stole the show in Portugal’s 4-0 win over Czech Republic, as Diogo Dalot bagged the first brace of his senior career. Cristiano Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes and Dalot were all handed starts by Fernando Santos in the Nations League fixture in Prague on Saturday. The United trio delivered by either scoring or assisting…

Manchester United's David de Gea and Liverpool's Alisson after the match.

Man United Could Make A Move For PL Goalkeeper If De Gea’s Contract Isn’t Extended

By Naveen Kelvin | September 24, 2022

Man United face some important financial decisions after the big splurge on stars like Casemiro and Antony during the summer transfer window to strengthen Erik ten Hag’s squad. The Red Devils’ wage bill reached a Premier League record £384 million for last season. A number of big earners departed Old Trafford at the end of…

Denmark's Christian Eriksen lines up before the match.

Eriksen Marks Brilliant Start To The Season With Stunning Goal Against Croatia

By Vishal | September 23, 2022

Christian Eriksen has started the new season in fine form, pulling the strings in the midfield for both club and country. During the summer transfer window, Eriksen, 30, moved to Manchester United following a short but successful spell under countryman Thomas Frank at Brentford. The free arrival wasn’t anticipated to play a crucial role under…

Manchester United's Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring their first goal with Edinson Cavani, Fred, Anthony Martial and Raphael Varane.

Man Utd Outcast May Have Played His Last Game For The Club And Will Be Allowed To Quietly Leave

By BF Staff | September 22, 2022

Erik ten Hag’s early days at Man Utd have seen big names dropped out of the starting lineup, opening doors for other squad players to get some playing minutes. But one outcast is unlikely to feature this season under the new manager. Phil Jones is not eligible to play for the Red Devils in the…

Monaco's Radamel Falcao celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates.

Manchester United Working On Signing Monaco Star – His Future Has Been Decided

By BF Staff | September 21, 2022

AS Monaco right-back Vanderson will reportedly not continue at the club beyond this season, as Europe’s biggest clubs circle for his services. The Brazilian moved to Ligue 1 from Grêmio only in January. But such was his start at Monaco, that the French outfit extended his contract for one additional season in August to ensure…

Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong celebrates scoring their second goal with Ousmane Dembele, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and teammates.

Barcelona Star “Surprised” By Manchester United Talent

By Vishal | September 20, 2022

Facundo Pellistri is a forgotten man at Old Trafford, but his quality is still appreciated by the Uruguayan national team. In 2020, Manchester United signed Pellistri from Penarol on deadline day after failing to bring in Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund. Since then, the Red Devils have spent big on Sancho and Antony, while the…

Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo with manager Erik ten Hag before coming on as a substitute.

Manchester United Eyeing £25m Move For Portuguese Forward – Bayern Munich Also Interested

By BF Staff | September 20, 2022

Erik ten Hag is determined to add a new striker to his ranks to improve Manchester United’s record in front of goal. The Red Devils had to wait until their third Premier League game of the season to see one of their own players get on the scoresheet. Cristiano Ronaldo, who was United’s leading goalscorer…

France's Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring their second goal with teammates.

Man Utd Interested In Signing France Forward In January – Enquired About Him In Summer As Well

By Naveen Kelvin | September 19, 2022

Man Utd enquired about signing Antoine Griezmann in the summer transfer window, and could reportedly make another move for him in January. The Frenchman, currently on loan at Atletico Madrid from Barcelona, has failed to rediscover his old form under Diego Simeone. His abysmal goal-scoring record since his return to the Spanish capital has led…

Brazil's Neymar celebrates scoring their second goal.

Neymar’s Celebration, Vinicius’ Dance And The Influence Of Positional Play

By Vishal | September 18, 2022

On Wednesday, Neymar scored his 42nd Champions League goal to become the second highest South American goalscorer in Europe’s elite competition. The Brazilian celebrated the goal by putting his thumbs to his head and sticking his tongue out. Match official Daniel Siebert didn’t take Neymar’s trademark gesture too kindly and handed him a yellow card.…

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer before the match.

Premier League Club Interested In Former United Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

By BF Staff | September 17, 2022

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is on the shortlist of managers to replace Graham Potter at Brighton and Hove Albion following the latter’s move to Chelsea. Solskjaer has been in the news in recent days for calling Manchester United about Erling Haaland when the striker was playing at Molde. However, as per The Athletic, the Red Devils…

Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo with Bruno Fernandes in the Europa League.

Ronaldo’s First Goal: 3 Key Talking Points From United’s 2-0 Win In The Europa League

By Vishal | September 16, 2022

Manchester United played their first competitive fixture in Moldova and returned home with all three points with a 2-0 win. The Red Devils’ Europa League campaign started with a defeat against Real Sociedad. And with Sheriff Tiraspol on an impressive unbeaten run at home in the competition, Erik ten Hag was in no position to…

OGC Nice owner Jim Ratcliffe before the match.

Sir Jim Ratcliffe Wants PSG Man At United If He’s Successful In Buying The Club

By BF Staff | September 14, 2022

Talks regarding incomings and outgoings at Manchester United never fade, even after the close of the transfer window. And this season, murmurs of a change in ownership have also dominated the headlines. The Glazers yet again went big in the transfer season, securing the likes of Casemiro and Antony. However, the lack of proper recruitment…

New Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag outside the stadium before the match.

Manchester United Ready To Sign Free Agent Defender – Ten Hag Wants Him

By Vishal | September 13, 2022

Diogo Dalot has had an encouraging start under Erik ten Hag, quickly establishing himself as one of the first names on the team sheets. But Manchester United’s failure to address the lack of depth at right-back in the recently concluded transfer window has forced the manager to push for another addition. Dalot has started in…

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag during training.

Ten Hag Is Using Special Training Sessions To Improve Manchester United Players

By Vishal | September 13, 2022

Erik ten Hag has somewhat steadied the ship at Old Trafford after a nightmare of a start to his first season in the Premier League. The Dutchman’s bold move to drop big names like Cristiano Ronaldo and Harry Maguire in favour of more agile and tactically flexible players has resulted in four straight league wins.…

Manchester United's Raphael Varane and Harry Maguire.

Analysing The Various Centre-back Pairings Ten Hag Can Use At Manchester United

By Vishal | September 12, 2022

Manchester United emphasized the importance of a proactive style of football when building a blueprint for their rebuild that took off this summer. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer guided United to third and second placed finishes, but a lack of clear identity always raised doubts over his credentials. Once the results dried up, it became clear the…

New Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag and director of football John Murtough in the stands.

Ten Hag’s Move For Milan Defender Was Rejected By Murtough This Summer

By Vishal | September 11, 2022

Sergino Dest landed at AC Milan on deadline day after falling out of favour under Xavi at Barcelona. Barcelona signed the USMNT star from Ajax in a deal reported to be worth €21m in the summer of 2020. At the time, Dest was one of the most sought after full-backs in Europe following his encouraging…

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag acknowledges the fans before the match.

Why Man United Rejected Graham Potter Twice Before Appointing Erik ten Hag

By Vishal | September 10, 2022

Erik ten Hag is starting to find his footing in England after beginning his Premier League journey with back to back defeats. Man United’s humblings against Brighton and Brentford casted premature doubts on his ability to settle in Europe’s toughest league. The loss against Brighton in particular sparked debates over United’s decision to overlook Graham…

Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez and team mates celebrate winning the Europa League.

Man Utd Interested In Former Atletico Right-Back – Free Agent Ready To Seal Transfer Now

By BF Staff | September 10, 2022

Man Utd could make another addition to their defence despite the end of the transfer window. United’s latest defeat against Real Sociedad underlined that there are still glaring holes in Erik ten Hag’s squad, and waiting until the January transfer window to address them might lead to more setbacks. On Thursday night, Ten Hag rested…

Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts against Chelsea.

Forget Champions League, Ronaldo Isn’t Good Enough To Start In The Europa League At The Moment

By BF Staff | September 9, 2022

Erik ten Hag’s call to make wholesale changes didn’t work as Manchester United lost their opening Europa League match against Real Sociedad. The Spanish outfit didn’t have to do much to record their first win over an English opponent. Their match-winning goal came through a questionable penalty decision after the ball deflected off Lisandro Martinez’s…

Manchester United's Juan Mata during the press conference.

Juan Mata Has Finally Found A New Club After Leaving Manchester United

By Vishal | September 8, 2022

Juan Mata was one of the 14 first-team players to depart Manchester United this summer. The Spaniard spent more than eight years in Manchester and played under four different permanent managers at Old Trafford after joining United from Chelsea under David Moyes in January 2014. However, Mata wasn’t part of the new project under Erik…

Ajax coach Erik ten Hag inside the stadium before the match.

Ajax Star Confirms He Wants To Join Manchester United – Ten Hag Tried To Sign Him

By Vishal | September 8, 2022

Erik ten Hag’s decision to look at Amsterdam to strengthen his rebuild wasn’t appreciated very much by the Ajax faithful, but the former manager has received encouragement from the club’s forward to make another move. Ten Hag built a solid squad at Ajax and had several players who knew how to translate his ideas on…

What Every Manchester United Signing Will Bring To Erik ten Hag’s Side

By Vishal | September 7, 2022

Manchester United’s transfer window didn’t go exactly as planned, both in terms of the pre-decided budget and recruitment of the right profiles. And yet after a long summer, which saw the club’s recruitment team spend the majority of their time in Amsterdam, the Red Devils look well equipped to challenge for a place in the…

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag speaks with Manchester United players.

Senior Man Utd Player Told To Leave Dressing Room To Make Way For Ten Hag’s Signings

By Vishal | September 6, 2022

Erik ten Hag’s signings have made an instant impact at Man Utd, but their arrival has caused a little issue at Carrington. Christian Eriksen, Lisandro Martinez and Tyrell Malacia were among United’s best players in their latest win against Arsenal. Casemiro has done well coming off the bench and Antony barely needed any time to…

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Reaction To Antony’s Goal Against Arsenal

By BF Staff | September 5, 2022

Manchester United won their fourth straight game without starting Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese was United’s leading goal scorer last season and was expected to lead their frontline under Erik ten Hag from the get go. However, during the summer transfer window, Ronaldo tried to force his exit and also missed the early parts of pre-season…

Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo with manager Erik ten Hag before coming on as a substitute.

Man United 3-1 Arsenal: Five Things We Learned As Ten Hag Humbled Arteta

By Vishal | September 5, 2022

Manchester United humbled table toppers Arsenal at Old Trafford, ending their five game winning streak with a 3-1 victory. A bright start to the game saw the visitors rattle the net first through Gabriel Martinelli, but their celebration was cut-short by VAR, which picked Martin Odegaard’s foul on Christian Eriksen. Minutes later, Antony marked his…

Manchester United's Christian Eriksen during the match.

Manchester United 3-1 Arsenal: Player Ratings As Ten Hag Ends Arteta’s Winning Run

By BF Staff | September 4, 2022

Manchester United end Arsenal’s unbeaten start to the Premier League season with a 3-1 win at Old Trafford. Antony made a quick impact on his debut, putting United ahead with a calm finish before half-time. After the break, Mikel Arteta’s side had some good spells and equalised through Bukayo Saka. But their naivety in transition…

How Neymar Reacted After Seeing Antony’s Skills With Brazil

By Vishal | September 3, 2022

In the summer of 2019, Ajax lost Frenkie de Jong to Barcelona. The high-profile departure saw the Dutch giants bag a massive transfer fee, but also left sour taste amongst the club’s faithful, as it accompanied realisation of a long wait for another gifted talent to grace Amsterdam. That wasn’t to be, however. In the…

Fans Loved ‘Intense Moment’ Between Dalot And Martinez vs Leicester

By Vishal | September 2, 2022

Manchester United are starting to find their feet under Erik ten Hag after two defeats in the first two Premier League outings of the season. On Thursday, the Red Devils registered their third straight win after beating Leicester City 1-0 away from home. Jadon Sancho was the match-winner, but it was the visitor’s grit and…

Manchester United's Diogo Dalot and Lisandro Martinez react.

Leicester 0-1 Manchester United: Three Things We Learned From Third Straight Win

By Vishal | September 2, 2022

Manchester United who until last week looked the most vulnerable side in the Premier League away from home have grinded back to back wins on the road. Erik ten Hag’s men dominated Leicester right from the start, and picked the Foxes apart on transition in the 23rd minute to take the lead through Jadon Sancho.…

Brazil's Antony celebrates scoring their third goal.

Manchester United Agree To Sell Winger After Antony’s Signing

By BF Staff | September 1, 2022

Manchester United have agreed to sell one of their academy wingers following the signing of Antony from Ajax. The Red Devils completed the long-awaited transfer of the Brazilian winger on deadline day. The 22-year-old has signed a contract until 2027, with the option of an additional year. Erik ten Hag was determined to reunite with…

Manchester United's Amad Diallo celebrates scoring their first goal.

Next Adnan Januzaj: Amad Diallo Leaves Manchester United

By Vishal | September 1, 2022

Manchester United have seen plenty of talents light up Old Trafford at the start of their careers before drifting away from the first-team due to a number of different reasons. Adnan Januzaj, who was given his senior debut by David Moyes, was one of the few positives to take home from the club’s frustrating 2013-14…

Ajax coach Erik ten Hag before the match against Liverpool.

Manchester United Reach Agreement For Transfer Of £15m Midfielder

By BF Staff | August 31, 2022

Erik ten Hag confirmed during his press conference that Manchester United’s transfer business with regards to incomings would be done following the signings of Antony and Martin Dubravka. However, United still continue to work on outgoings. The Red Devils have reached ‘full agreement’ with Everton for the permanent transfer of James Garner, Fabrizio Romano has…

Ten Hag Open To Player’s Exit But Manchester United Don’t Want Him Leave

By BF Staff | August 31, 2022

Manchester United continue to wait for the resolution of Cristiano Ronaldo’s future, with less than 72 hours remaining in the transfer window before it closes. The 37-year-old wants to depart Old Trafford in search of Champions League football. However, his agent, Jorge Mendes, has failed to convince Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid to make…

Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong celebrates scoring their second goal with Ousmane Dembele, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and teammates.

Man United To Make Late Move For Barcelona Star After Exit Of Their Own Player

By Vishal | August 30, 2022

Man United’s focus has now switched to trimming their squad before the end of the window, as one high-profile exit could allow them to make another signing for Erik ten Hag. The Red Devils have announced an agreement with Ajax for Antony and are also close to securing Martin Dubravka from Newcastle. At the moment,…

Manchester United's Edinson Cavani.

Edinson Cavani Joins New Club After Manchester United Exit

By BF Staff | August 30, 2022

Edinson Cavani is set to remain in Europe for at least two more years, after finding a new club late in the window. The Uruguayan departed Manchester United earlier in the summer following the end of his contract. He got multiple offers from South American clubs, but his priority was to continue playing in Europe.…

General view of a corner flag before the match.

Manchester United Could Make Another Massive Signing After €100m Antony Deal

By BF Staff | August 29, 2022

Antony has just landed in Manchester to seal his reunion with Erik ten Hag, but Manchester United’s transfer business remains far from done this summer. The Sao Paulo talent is moving to the Theatre of Dreams in England’s north west in a deal worth up to €100m after honing his skills in Amsterdam. However, he…

New Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag and director of football John Murtough in the stands.

Manchester United Reach Agreement To Sign Premier League Star After Antony Deal

By BF Staff | August 29, 2022

Manchester United find themselves busy in the final days of the transfer window as they work on completing Antony’s transfer as well as bringing in more players. The Premier League outfit found an agreement over Antony’s fee with Ajax on Sunday, and are expecting the 22-year-old winger in Manchester in the coming hours. The Brazilian…

Ajax Amsterdam's Antony in action with Benfica's Darwin Nunez.

Antony Deal Agreed – After The Brazilian Another Player Is Pushing To Join United

By Vishal | August 29, 2022

Manchester United have agreed to sign Antony from Ajax in a blockbuster move, as Old Trafford remains premium destination for players despite a lack of Champions League football. Ajax were very reluctant to sell their talisman Antony, rejecting three bids from United before this weekend. But such was Antony’s desire to reunite with his former…

Ajax coach Erik ten Hag before the match in the Champions League.

Man United Set To Make Their Fifth Signing – Massive Deal To Be Completed

By Vishal | August 28, 2022

Man United are set to make a massive signing to back Erik ten Hag’s rebuild that has already seen four new stars welcomed at Carrington this summer. Casemiro became the Red Devils’ fourth summer arrival just before their Liverpool game. The Brazilian made his debut in United’s rare away win against Southampton. Nevertheless, their performance,…

Ajax Amsterdam coach Erik ten Hag in the Champions League.

Premier League Player Agrees Personal Terms To Join Ten Hag – Could Replace United Star

By Vishal | August 28, 2022

Manchester United’s back to back Premier League wins haven’t deterred Erik ten Hag’s desire to bring in more players before the close of the window. The Red Devils recorded a 1-0 win over Southampton, ending their dreadful form away from home. Akin to their Liverpool victory, gathering all three points wasn’t an easy affair for…

Manchester United's Casemiro on his debut.

Southampton 0-1 Manchester United: Player Ratings From Casemiro’s Debut

By Vishal | August 27, 2022

Manchester United beat Southampton to collect all three away points for the first time since February. Bruno Fernandes’ well placed finish in the second-half was enough for the Red Devils, as their defence stood strong against Ralph Hasenhuttl’s men and recorded their first clean sheet away from home in the Premier League in 2022. Here’s…

Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo with Paul Pogba.

Ten Hag Considering To Sign Former United Forward – He Could Replace Ronaldo

By BF Staff | August 26, 2022

Manchester United are keeping tabs on Memphis Depay, as Cristiano Ronaldo’s future remains uncertain in the final week of the transfer window. United have been drawn to face Real Sociedad, FC Sheriff and Omonoia in the Europa League group stages. However, their star player has his eyes set on playing in the Champions League. It…

Real Madrid's Casemiro celebrates after winning the Champions League.

Man Utd Could Sign Another Real Madrid Player After Casemiro – €30m Bid Expected

By Vishal | August 25, 2022

Manchester United’s recruitment team have spent a fair bit of time in Spain this summer to find players for Erik ten Hag’s rebuild. John Murtough travelled to Barcelona in July to sign Frenkie de Jong from the Catalan outfit. United managed to find an agreement over De Jong’s fee, but things didn’t materialize on the…

General view of the match ball before the match.

Man United Agree €6m Defender Deal With Champions League Club

By BF Staff | August 25, 2022

Man United’s win over Liverpool eased the pressure on Erik ten Hag, but their recruitment team remain under the spotlight with just a week to go before the transfer window slams shuts. The Glazers and John Murtough have been under criticism for their failure to properly scout and sign right players for the new manager.…

Ajax Amsterdam coach Erik ten Hag celebrates after the match.

Personal Terms Agreed – Man Utd Could Secure Ten Hag’s Fifth Signing This Week

By BF Staff | August 25, 2022

Man Utd have cooled down their interest in multiple transfer targets following their win against Liverpool, but could agree a deal for their fifth signing of the summer this week. Before Liverpool’s visit to Old Trafford, it was suggested that United are pushing to sign Antony, Cody Gakpo as well as Frenkie de Jong. But…

Man Utd's Paul Pogba and PSG's Ander Herrera after the match.

PSG Terminate Ander Herrera’s Contract – Midfielder Set To Join Another Club

By BF Staff | August 24, 2022

Paris Saint-Germain’s midfield reshuffle has led to Ander Herrera’s contract being terminated two years early by the Ligue 1 outfit. Herrera moved to the French capital on a free transfer in 2019. Following the expiration of his contract at Manchester United he signed a five-year deal with PSG. However, the 33-year-old has agreed to terminate…

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag speaks with Manchester United players.

Manchester United Star Agrees To Leave After Liverpool Game

By Vishal | August 23, 2022

Manchester United’s defence stood strong against Liverpool to give Erik ten Hag his first three Premier League points on Monday night. The new centre-back partnership of Raphael Varane and Lisandro Martinez were aggressive from the get-go and dominated Liverpool forwards during both aerial and ground duels. Martinez, in particular, was outstanding and got the Old…

Liverpool's James Milner in action with Manchester United's Lisandro Martinez.

“Not Tall Enough” – What Fans Are Saying About Martinez’s Performance vs Liverpool

By Vishal | August 23, 2022

Lisandro Martinez answered his critics by delivering a Man of the Match performance in Manchester United’s 2-1 win over Liverpool. The Argentine centre-back came under the spotlight after United’s 4-0 defeat at Brentford. He was partly blamed for the Bees’ third goal, with Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher ruling that he’s too short to succeed…