Ten Hag masterclass: Sancho played in different position on his Manchester United return

By Vishal | February 2, 2023

Manchester United booked their first trip to Wembley since May 2018 following a comfortable 2-0 win against Nottingham Forest in the second leg of the League Cup semi-final. Erik ten Hag didn’t show much desire to experiment with his lineup and fielded a strong starting XI despite going into the tie with a 3-0 aggregate…

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag before the match.

Ten Hag Held Talks With Man United Talent To Return In January But He Refused

By BF Staff | February 1, 2023

John Murtough and Erik ten Hag showed impressive resilience to strengthen Manchester United’s squad mid-season without spending any money on permanent transfers. Cristiano Ronaldo’s abrupt exit, Newcastle United’s decision to recall Martin Dúbravka, and Christian Eriksen’s injury days before the transfer deadline day forced United’s football director to jump into the transfer market to ensure…

Bayern Munich's Marcel Sabitzer celebrates scoring their fourth goal.

Marcel Sabitzer Joins Man Utd – Versatile Star Leaves The Club On The Same Day

By Vishal | February 1, 2023

Christian Eriksen’s injury has forced Erik ten Hag to explore different avenues to plug the gap in Manchester United’s midfield. Eriksen won’t be available for selection until April after sustaining an ankle injury during the Red Devils’ 3-1 win over Reading in the FA Cup over the weekend. The Dane had featured in all but…

General view of the match ball before the match.

Deal Agreed: Manchester United To Sign Champions League Star On Deadline Day

By Vishal | February 1, 2023

Manchester United are working to complete their second January transfer before Tuesday’s transfer deadline. The Red Devils were expected to be quiet in the transfer market heading into the final hours of the transfer window after addressing their attack by signing Wout Weghorst on loan from Burnley early in January. However, Christian Eriksen’s ankle injury…

Manchester United midfielder Christian Eriksen reacts.

Man United Close To Signing Eriksen Replacement From European Giants

By Naveen Kelvin | January 31, 2023

Man United appear to be on the cusp of securing an emergency replacement for Christian Eriksen. The injury to the in-form Dane by a reckless tackle by Andy Carroll was arguably the worst thing to emerge from the FA Cup win over Reading earlier this week. The game also targeted United’s lack of squad depth…

Swansea City's Daniel James celebrates scoring their first goal.

Next Daniel James? Man United Agree Deal To Sign Welsh Forward From Championship Club

By BF Staff | January 31, 2023

The January transfer window has been a quiet one for Manchester United as they remain adamant about not spending too much mid-season. Christian Eriksen suffered an ankle injury against Reading in United’s 3-1 win in the FA Cup. The Dane has been a crucial part of Erik ten Hag’s midfield and his absence could prove…

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

Ten Hag Doesn’t Know If Manchester United Star Will Play Again This Season

By Naveen Kelvin | January 28, 2023

Erik ten Hag gave a worrying update on the situation of Manchester United star Phil Jones. United are still in three cup competitions as well as in the race for a top-four spot in the Premier League. The Red Devils are more or less guaranteed to progress to the final of the League Cup after…

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag during training.

Done Deal: Man Utd Midfielder Leaves After Dropping Down The Pecking Order Under Ten Hag

By BF Staff | January 28, 2023

Kobbie Mainoo’s rise under Erik ten Hag has led to less first-team involvement for another Manchester United talent. Mainoo wasn’t part of the Dutch coach’s 31-man squad for United’s pre-season tour last summer. But such has been his performances with the Under-21 side this season that he has managed to feature for the senior side…

How Frenkie de Jong reacted after Wout Weghorst scored his first Man Utd goal

By Vishal | January 26, 2023

Manchester United have one foot in the final of the League Cup after a convincing 3-0 win over Nottingham Forest in the first-leg semi-final tie at the City Ground. Marcus Rashford maintained his new-found habit of scoring for fun and put the visitors in command of the clash with a sixth-minute opener. The English winger…

Manchester United players pose for a team group photo before the match against Liverpool.

Man United Midfielder Agrees To Join Another English Side – Was Impressive In Pre-Season

By BF Staff | January 25, 2023

Manchester United could find themselves busy in the last days of the January transfer window. The Red Devils, who travel to Nottingham Forest for the first leg of the League Cup tonight, are not only aiming to bounce back from their setbacks at Crystal Palace and Arsenal on the pitch but also working on rejuvenating…

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, assistant coach Michael Carrick, Alexis Sanchez, Juan Mata, Lee Grant and Victor Lindelof on the bench during the match.

Ten Hag ready to allow two of Solskjaer’s favourite players to leave Manchester United

By Vishal | January 24, 2023

Erik ten Hag’s preferred Manchester United starting XI is starting to take shape, and the last two results have only highlighted the importance of the Dutchman’s key starters. Anthony Martial’s absence against Crystal Palace and Arsenal has seen United drop four points. While without Casemiro, their midfield was cut through with ease by Mikel Arteta’s…

Manchester United's Scott McTominay celebrates scoring their second goal.

Premier League Side Hold Talks Over January Move For Scott McTominay

By BF Staff | January 24, 2023

Scott McTominay might not be a regular under Erik ten Hag, but he’s still attracting interest from another Premier League side. The Scot started against Arsenal on Sunday but failed to contribute much in and out of possession, allowing the hosts to comfortably sustain attacks in statement 2-1 win. McTominay got his first league start…

Sunderland's Amad Diallo celebrates scoring their first goal.

How Amad Diallo Is Doing On Loan At Sunderland

By Vishal | January 23, 2023

Amad Diallo seems to have found his footing at Sunderland after struggling to force his way into the starting XI at Manchester United and Rangers. In Tony Mowbray, who only moved to the Stadium of Lights because Alex Neil departed for Stoke City, not only Sunderland but United too appeared to have struck gold. Sunderland…

World Cup Journey Of South Africa

By BF Staff | January 23, 2023

The World Cup is always one of the most anticipated sports events in the world. Fans count down the days, cheer their favorite teams to get the past qualification stage, and progress to the next round. Some tend to get more involved in the game through platforms like sportybet. Each country has strived to be…

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

Ten Hag was irritated with what Man Utd did against Arsenal after Rashford’s goal

By BF Staff | January 23, 2023

Arsenal came back from behind to seal a statement win over Manchester United at home. Mikel Arteta’s men went behind early, lost their lead at the hour mark, and still managed to keep all three points at the Emirates courtesy of a late Eddie Nketiah goal to prove their title credentials. On the other hand,…

General view inside the stadium before the match.

Man United Will Look To Sign ‘Creative’ Player In The Remaining Days Of The Window

By Vishal | January 22, 2023

Manchester United travel to north London without Casemiro, as Erik ten Hag’s men look to get back to winning ways by ending Arsenal’s unbeaten run. Mikel Arteta’s side haven’t lost a home game in the Premier League this season. Interestingly, United are the only side that have managed to make table-toppers Arsenal eat humble pie…

Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick is seen inside the stadium during the match.

Former Manchester United Coach Set To Return To The Premier League To Join Leeds

By BF Staff | January 21, 2023

Leeds United’s search for Mark Jackson’s replacement is set to come to an end, with Jesse Marsch’s side close to bringing in a coach who spent the second half of last season in Manchester, less than 50 miles from Leeds. Jackson left Leeds to join League One club MK Dons in December, which opened up…

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag before the match in the Premier League.

“It will be wrapped up soon” – Man Utd close to agreeing deal with South American talent

By Vishal | January 20, 2023

Alejandro Garnacho is set to be rewarded with a new contract after establishing himself as an important player in Erik ten Hag’s Manchester United squad. The academy graduate, who was given his senior debut by Ralf Rangnick last season, has pushed his way into Ten Hag’s squad after not having the greatest of starts to…

Netherlands forward Wout Weghorst (19) celebrates after scoring a goal in the World Cup.

Man United Agree Deal To Allow Forward To Leave After Weghorst’s Arrival

By BF Staff | January 20, 2023

Wout Weghorst’s signing and Jadon Sancho’s return to training with Manchester United’s first team have improved Erik ten Hag’s options going forward. Sancho, who last played for United in the 1-1 draw at Chelsea in October, started training with his teammates ahead of his side’s trip to south London to face Crystal Palace. Meanwhile, Ten…

Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo and Casemiro on the bench before the match.

Arsenal vs Manchester United: How can Ten Hag replace Casemiro

By Vishal | January 19, 2023

The last 10 minutes at Selhurst Park proved to be a nightmare for Manchester United. The Red Devils were in control with a goal lead until the last quarter of the game. Bruno Fernandes’ first-half strike appeared to be enough for the visitors to record their 10th consecutive win in all competitions, as Crystal Palace…

Bruno Fernandes was annoyed at what Antony did against Crystal Palace

By BF Staff | January 19, 2023

Michael Olise scored a brilliant free-kick in stoppage time to end Manchester United’s winning run. The Red Devils enjoyed a dominant first half in South London and went ahead through Bruno Fernandes’ goal just before the break. However, the visitors lost their grip on the game in the second half after making a number of…

Manchester United's Harry Maguire looks dejected after the match.

PL Club Approach United To Sign Maguire On Loan – Ten Hag’s Response Is Interesting

By BF Staff | January 18, 2023

Harry Maguire’s lack of game time under Erik ten Hag has prompted interest from a Premier League club. Maguire, 29, enjoyed a fine World Cup with England this winter. But his performances in Qatar haven’t managed to influence team dynamics in his favour at Manchester United. If anything, Ten Hag’s seemingly successful experiment of deploying…

Unseen moment between Martinez and Grealish during the derby shows why United fans love him

By Naveen Kelvin | January 18, 2023

Erik ten Hag’s Luke Shaw experiment is arguably one of the best recent gambits in football. The Englishman has partnered Raphael Varane in the defence as a centre-back, effectively keeping World Cup winner Lisandro Martinez at bay. In doing so, a World Cup-winning centre-back pair is denied to the Old Trafford faithful. Regardless, the unlikely…

Borussia Dortmund players react after their match v VFL Wolfsburg in front of the empty southern stands due to a one-match ban for Dortmund fans.

Dortmund Want To Sign Manchester United Forward On Loan This Month

By BF Staff | January 17, 2023

Alejandro Garnacho’s emergence as a game-changing option off the bench in recent months has thrown the future of another Manchester United forward into doubt. Marcus Rashford has become a nailed-on starter on the left flank with his record-breaking goal-scoring streak. Garnacho, despite limited starts due to the England international’s form, is thriving under the tutelage…

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe before the match.

Newcastle Interested In ‘Worried’ Man United Star – He’s Ready To Join Howe’s Side

By Vishal | January 17, 2023

Newcastle United are looking to strengthen their squad in January in their push for a top-four spot in the Premier League. The takeover has changed the fortunes of the North East club, with the Magpies now dreaming of a return to Champions League football for the first time since 2003. Newcastle, who have spent around…

What happened between Maguire and Guardiola at full-time after Manchester derby

By BF Staff | January 16, 2023

Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford’s brilliant link-up inspired Manchester United’s comeback 2-1 win over Manchester City, but the visitors weren’t best pleased with the former’s goal. The Red Devils kept the likes of Erling Haaland and Kevin De Bruyne quiet in the first half thanks to the elite off-ball structure implemented by Erik ten Hag.…

Tactical Analysis: How Ten Hag stopped Haaland in the Manchester derby

By Vishal | January 15, 2023

Erik ten Hag’s first derby outing was a learning experience, and the second turned out to be a testament to his elite game management. Erling Haaland and Phil Foden had a field day at the Etihad 104 days ago. On Sunday, they came up against a side that – in the words of Bruno Fernandes…

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

Man Utd 2-1 Man City: Five Things We Learned From Derby Win For The Reds

By Vishal | January 15, 2023

Manchester United got their derby revenge, as the Red Devils came from behind to stun their noisy neighbours. Erik ten Hag’s men allowed Manchester City to enjoy the lion’s share of possession, but kept Erling Haaland and company quiet in the first half. Jack Grealish’s introduction after the break opened the gap for Kevin De…

Ten Hag’s transformation of Shaw and AWB needs to be talked about more

By Naveen Kelvin | January 14, 2023

Manchester United had Erik ten Hag to thank as they secured a convincing 2-1 victory over Manchester City on Saturday. The Old Trafford encounter was nothing like the frankly embarrassing 6-3 meeting at the Etihad earlier in the season which was the Dutchman’s baptism of fire. This time around, the credit goes to the former…

Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes celebrates scoring their first goal with Casemiro and Antony.

Man United 2-1 Man City: Player Ratings From The Breathtaking Derby

By Naveen Kelvin | January 14, 2023

Only the sun shone brighter than Manchester United as the Red Devils stamped rejuvenated authority over their neighbours in a thumping display of excellence. Erik ten Hag’s side secured a 2-1 victory with Jack Grealish’s silencing opener deafened by Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford with their well-crafted team goals. Here’s how the home side fared…

Three Things That Wout Weghorst Will Bring To Manchester United

By Vishal | January 14, 2023

Manchester United’s decision to chase a short-term solution to their attacking issues kept them out of the race for marquee names. Cody Gakpo, who at one point seemed destined to join hands with Erik ten Hag in Manchester, moved to Merseyside instead. Atletico Madrid made Joao Felix available on loan, but their exuberant asking price…

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

What Casemiro Told His Agent After United’s 4-0 Defeat At Brentford

By Vishal | January 13, 2023

Manchester United are on a winning streak of eight straight matches in all competitions, and are favourites going into the Manchester derby tomorrow. That was certainly not the case the last time the Red Devils were scheduled to face their neighbours. United were sixth on the table after losing two of their opening six league…

Netherlands forward Wout Weghorst (19) celebrates after scoring a goal in the World Cup.

English Side Trying To Sign Man Utd Forward With Weghorst Set To Move To Old Trafford

By BF Staff | January 12, 2023

Manchester United are signing Wout Weghorst on loan from Burnley. But they could lose one of their forwards to an English side before the end of the winter window. United, Weghorst’s parent club Burnley, and Besiktas, where he spent the first half of the season on loan, have reached an agreement that will see the…

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone.

Atletico Madrid Tried To Sign Man Utd Defender But Ten Hag Rejected Their Approach

By Vishal | January 12, 2023

Atletico Madrid are rejuvenating their squad mid-season, having switched their focus on their domestic campaign after finishing bottom of their Champions League group. Antoine Griezmann, after returning from Barcelona, has established himself as the focal point of Diego Simeone’s setup. As a result, Joao Felix saw his game time reduced in the Spanish capital. The…

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

Manchester United Set To Complete Their Second January Signing Under Ten Hag

By BF Staff | January 11, 2023

Manchester United are set to seal their second loan signing of the January window. Jack Butland arrived at Old Trafford from Crystal Palace last week. The Englishman has joined Erik ten Hag’s squad on loan until the end of the 2022/23 season after Newcastle United recalled Martin Dubravka from his loan spell. Butland isn’t going…

What Fans Are Saying About Pellistri’s Debut Performance In United’s 3-0 Win Over Charlton

By Vishal | January 11, 2023

Manchester United delivered a no-nonsense performance to move past Charlton Athletic and into the League Cup’s semi-finals. Before tonight’s tie at Old Trafford, United had played five games since late December, and with the Manchester derby on the horizon this Saturday, Erik ten Hag fielded a starting lineup mixed with both experience and fresh faces…

Ajax coach Erik ten Hag before the match.

Man Utd Target Very Keen To Join Ten Hag’s Side – Ready To Pay Fee Himself

By BF Staff | January 10, 2023

Manchester United remain in talks to sign Wout Weghorst after earmarking the Dutch striker as their primary target to strengthen their frontline in January. The hierarchy at Old Trafford don’t intend to spend big during the winter transfer window and only want to bring in a short-term fix this month. As such, there aren’t many…

General view of a corner flag before the match.

‘Player On His Way’ – Manchester United Close To Signing Star Striker

By Vishal | January 9, 2023

Manchester United’s search for a striker that started midway through the season following Cristiano Ronaldo’s abrupt exit is approaching a conclusive stage. The Red Devils explored the possibility of signing the likes of Cody Gakpo and Joao Felix during the winter window. But after the massive outlay during the summer transfer window, United refused to…

Man City's Leroy Sane celebrates scoring their second goal with Bernardo Silva and team mates.

Man United Interested In Signing Former Man City Striker – He’d Be Perfect For Them

By BF Staff | January 9, 2023

Manchester United continue to get linked with strikers nearing the end of their contract amid their search for a short-term fix in the forward department. Anthony Martial is the only recognised senior striker at Erik ten Hag’s disposal, and despite Cristiano Ronaldo’s departure, United don’t intend to spend too much to bring in a forward…

Ajax coach Erik ten Hag before the match against Liverpool.

Man United Hold Talks To Sign World Cup Star – Player Ready To Join Ten Hag’s Side

By Vishal | January 8, 2023

Manchester United’s search for a short-term fix in the final third has led them to Turkey, where Wout Weghorst is enjoying a fine season with Besiktas. The hierarchy at Old Trafford have been adamant about not spending too much to address their attack mid-season. No permanent options are being assessed, even at low-cost, as per…

Manchester United's Diogo Dalot, Fred, Bruno Fernandes and Timothy Fosu-Mensah during training.

Manchester United Defender Ignores Erik ten Hag’s Request

By BF Staff | January 8, 2023

Manchester United maintained their fine form and beat Everton in the FA Cup to register their seventh straight win in all competitions. Everton came to Old Trafford in search of a much-needed win to ease pressure on Frank Lampard, but the Reds established an early foothold in the tie and rattled Jordan Pickford’s net inside…

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

Man Utd 3-1 Everton: Three Talking Points As Rashford Replicates Rooney’s Scoring Run

By Vishal | January 7, 2023

Marcus Rashford found the back of the net once again as Manchester United beat Everton 3-1 to progress to the fourth round of the FA Cup. Ten Hag’s decision to field a full-strength side in the third round of the competition paid dividends very early. Casemiro and Anthony Martial combined in the middle of the…

Ajax's Donny van de Beek and coach Erik ten Hag during training.

Ten Hag Considering To Sign Another Ajax Star To Strengthen His Squad

By BF Staff | January 6, 2023

Erik ten Hag’s search for a new forward in January has led him to Ajax once again. The former Ajax boss lured two stars from Amsterdam during the summer window. Lisandro Martinez moved to Manchester United early in the window, while Antony had to wait until late August to follow in his ex-boss’s footsteps. Following…

General view before the match.

Bayern Munich To Sign Former Manchester United Fan Favourite

By BF Staff | January 5, 2023

Bayern Munich are signing Daley Blind on a short-term deal until the end of the season. Blind, who was a fan favourite at Old Trafford under Louis van Gaal, left his boyhood club Ajax last month. After a successful time in Manchester, he returned to Amsterdam in 2018 following Jose Mourinho’s decision to revamp his…

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

Done Deal: Manchester United Set To Make Their First January Signing Under Ten Hag

By BF Staff | January 5, 2023

Manchester United are set to make their first January signing of the Erik ten Hag era following the departure of Martin Dubravka. Newcastle United’s decision to recall the Slovak goalkeeper, who only appeared twice for the Red Devils, left Erik ten Hag’s side short of options in the goalkeeping department. Tom Heaton who is viewed…

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ronaldo Won’t Be Making His Debut For His New Club Today Because Of What Happened At Man Utd

By BF Staff | January 5, 2023

Cristiano Ronaldo ended his ties with Man Utd during the 2022 World Cup, but repercussions of what he did at the side have followed him to his new club. Ronaldo saw his contract at Old Trafford terminated with mutual agreement following a controversial interview with Piers Morgan. His decision to criticise the club’s infrastructure, the…

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag before the match in Australia.

Man United Flop Departs Old Trafford – Club Now In Talks To Sign His Replacement

By BF Staff | January 4, 2023

Man United are in talks to find a new goalkeeper following Martin Dubravka’s departure. Dubravka moved to Old Trafford on loan from Newcastle United last summer. He never managed to truly impress Erik ten Hag, who only handed the Slovak just two League Cup appearances. Against Burnley, his dodgy clearance presented the visitors with a…

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

Man United Player Ratings vs Bournemouth: Casemiro And Shaw Were Everywhere In 3-0 Win

By BF Staff | January 4, 2023

Manchester United start the new year in the best way possible, beating Bournemouth 3-0 in the Premier League at a rainy Old Trafford. Casemiro’s goal from Christian Eriksen’s free-kick put United in command early in the game, and second-half well-worked goals from Luke Shaw and Marcus Rashford ensured a comfortable ending to the game for…

Benfica's Joao Felix celebrates scoring their first goal.

Manchester United Starlet Could Leave In January If A New Forward Is Signed

By BF Staff | January 3, 2023

Erik ten Hag continues to produce results with limited options going forward at Manchester United, who are not prepared to spend big in January. United have won two straight Premier League games after Christmas to get into the top four. The Reds are also in the last eight of the League Cup after a convincing…

Casemiro on Marcus Rashford: “I was really surprised with the player”

By Vishal | January 2, 2023

Casemiro is enjoying life in Manchester United, having transformed the Reds’ defensive record with his experience in the middle of the park. The Brazilian took a surprise decision to leave defending Champions League winners Real Madrid for Europa League football in England’s north-west. As such, many believed Casemiro joined United for a final payday. However,…