Sir Jim Ratcliffe outside Manchester United stadium Old Trafford.

First big move: Sir Jim stuns Manchester City by roping in former Barca man

By BF Staff | January 21, 2024

Manchester United are set to appoint former Barcelona man Omar Berrada as their new chief executive. Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s deal to buy a minority stake in Manchester United is yet to be ratified by the Premier League. However, it hasn’t seemingly stopped the Ineos chief from making his first big decision which has an immense…

Manchester United fans display their scarfs in the stands.

English side closing in on deal to sign Manchester United midfielder, says Fabrizio Romano

By BF Staff | January 20, 2024

Manchester United are close to sanctioning a loan deal with Port Vale for Daniel Gore, as per Fabrizio Romano. Manchester United are showing little signs of bringing in new players during the ongoing winter transfer window despite glaring issues within the squad. Instead, the focus seems to be on getting rid of players who aren’t…

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag against Brighton.

Another Sancho? Manchester United star training away from first team

By Naveen Kelvin | January 18, 2024

Manchester United’s recent parting from Jadon Sancho, albeit on a loan basis, marks the momentary end of a messy player-manager breakdown. The promising English forward had a very public spat with Erik ten Hag regarding the comments the gaffer had made on the player’s training discipline. This led to Sancho being cut away from the…

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

Manchester United could allow star player to leave if he refuses to accept a huge pay cut

By BF Staff | January 18, 2024

Raphael Varane will be allowed to exit from Manchester United on a free transfer at the end of the season if he fails to find an agreement on a new deal on a reduced salary.  The Frenchman has started four games on the trot in the absence of Harry Maguire and Lisandro Martinez. However, considering…

Manchester United midfielder Marcel Sabitzer and Bruno Fernandes with teammates.

Manchester United fan favourite tells club he wants January exit – could leave imminently

By BF Staff | January 17, 2024

Facundo Pellistri is reportedly pushing for an exit from Manchester United this January. Early this week, Sevilla confirmed the loan signing of Hannibal Mejbri from the Red Devils. It’s understood the Spanish outfit also have an option to turn the loan move into a permanent one for a fee in the region of €20 million.…

Sir Jim Ratcliffe outside Manchester United stadium Old Trafford.

Ineos have already influenced €20m midfielder deal for Manchester United

By BF Staff | January 16, 2024

Manchester United reportedly changed their terms before allowing Hannibal Mejbri to join Sevilla at the request of Ineos. On Sunday, Ineos chief Sir Jim Ratcliffe arrived at Old Trafford to watch Manchester United face Tottenham Hotspur. The British billionaire agreed a £1.03 billion deal to take a minority stake in United last month. As part…

Manchester United striker Rasmus Hojlund after his goal against Tottenham Hotspur.

Manchester United 2-2 Tottenham: Player ratings from the Old Trafford goal fest

By Naveen Kelvin | January 15, 2024

Goals were certainly in demand at the Theatre of Dreams as the much-anticipated clash between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur ended in a 2-2 draw. A goal from Rasmus Hojlund early in the game set things in motion and even though the away side responded with Richarlison’s quick equalizer, Marcus Rashford’s passionate strike in the…

Manchester United flag in the Europa League fixture.

Manchester United ‘closing in’ on their first January signing

By BF Staff | January 10, 2024

Manchester United are making progress in their talks for the signing of Queen’s Park keeper Callan McKenna. The Red Devils sealed a comfortable 2-0 third-round FA Cup win over Wigan Athletic on Monday night. However, United could’ve ended up with a much more attractive scoreline in their favor if not for their forwards’ lack of…

Sir Jim wants to get rid of one of Manchester United’s most important players

By BF Staff | January 8, 2024

New Manchester United owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe intends to move on Casemiro as part of a squad overhaul. After agreeing the deal with the Glazer family to buy a minority stake in Manchester United, the Ineos chief is set to take over football operations at the club. Early suggestions from Ratcliffe and his team are…

OGC Nice owner Jim Ratcliffe before the match.

22-year-old forward could be one of the first signings of Sir Jim Ratcliffe era

By BF Staff | January 5, 2024

Manchester United are keeping an eye on Crystal Palace winger Michael Olise, who could become one of the first signings of the Sir Jim Ratcliffe era. After finalizing the deal for a minority stake in Manchester United, the British billionaire arrived in Manchester this week to hold meetings at the club’s Old Trafford stadium and…

Manchester United players with their manager Erik ten Hag.

Manchester United defender set to leave in the first week of January window

By BF Staff | January 2, 2024

Sergio Reguilon is returning to Tottenham Hotspur after Manchester United opened doors for the defender to depart Old Trafford in the first week of the January transfer window. The news of Sir Jim Ratcliffe arriving in Manchester today to hold meetings at Old Trafford and Carrington for the first time as United’s minority stakeholder has…

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

Manchester United star feels he’s being ‘pushed out’ of the club

By BF Staff | January 1, 2024

Raphael Varane seems to be not feeling the love at Manchester United, as the Red Devils have decided against extending his contract by one year. Earlier this week, it was reported by several outlets that United triggered the one-year extension clause in Victor Lindelof’s contract. The Swede international hasn’t nailed down a regular spot in…

OGC Nice owner Jim Ratcliffe before the match.

3 things Sir Jim Ratcliffe should do to get Manchester United back on track

By Naveen Kelvin | December 31, 2023

Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s purchase of a 25 per cent stake in Manchester United certainly has hopes soaring across Old Trafford. While this is not the full sale and redemption from the Glazer family that many fans would have hoped for, the total footballing control is bound to pay dividends. Further, with Jean-Claude Blanc and Sir…

Manchester United's Alejandro Garnacho comes on as a substitute to make his first team debut.

Manchester United 3-2 Aston Villa: 3 talking points from a United classic

By Naveen Kelvin | December 28, 2023

Manchester United’s first home game after news of the 25 percent acquisition by Sir Jim Ratcliffe was a classic one. Aston Villa headed to Old Trafford the stronger side, with a win hosting the potential of taking them to first place, if not tying for it on points. United on the other hand had a…

OGC Nice owner Jim Ratcliffe before the match.

“Merry Christmas” – Fans react as Sir Jim Ratcliffe reaches agreement for a stake in Manchester United

By BF Staff | December 25, 2023

The new dawn is here – or at least that’s what many optimistic Manchester United fans are feeling on the eve of Christmas – as Sir Jim Ratcliffe has officially completed a deal to buy a minority stake in England’s biggest football institution. The announcement came 13 months after the Glazer family revealed their desire…

Manchester United's Antony during the match.

Antony replacement? United looking at former Real Madrid winger

By BF Staff | December 23, 2023

Manchester United are reportedly monitoring Takefusa Kubo in their bid to potentially replace Antony. With every passing matchday, United’s decision to spend nearly €100m on Ajax’s Antony seems more and more ludicrous. Even before he made his debut at Old Trafford, the Premier League giants’ move was questioned by many and labelled as a panic…

Corner flag of Manchester United.

Manchester United complete their first January deal, confirms Fabrizio Romano

By BF Staff | December 22, 2023

Manchester United and Eintracht Frankfurt have reached complete agreement over a loan deal for Donny van de Beek, as per Fabrizio Romano. The Dutch midfielder has endured a nightmare last 12 months, having spent the majority of his time either on the sidelines due to injury struggles or on the bench due to intense competition…

Manchester United midfielder Kobbie Mainoo.

Liverpool 0-0 Manchester United: Player ratings from a goalless draw at Anfield

By BF Staff | December 18, 2023

Manchester United managed to keep Liverpool’s forwards as well as the Anfield crowd quiet for the best part of the 90 minutes and come away with a point on Sunday. Erik ten Hag’s side headed into the much-hyped fixture against their fierce rivals without experienced players like Bruno Fernandes, Casemiro, and Harry Maguire among others.…

New Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui poses with the shirt with president Florentino Perez during the presentation.

Former Real Madrid manager in a strong position to become Man Utd manager

By BF Staff | December 13, 2023

Former Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui is very well-placed to replace Erik ten Hag at Manchester United. Manchester United’s season dipped from bad to worse, as Ten Hag’s men who went into the Champions League fixture against Bayern Munich with hopes of qualifying for the knockout rounds found themselves out of all European competitions by…

Manchester United players with their manager Erik ten Hag.

Manchester United open to January offers for Casemiro and Varane

By BF Staff | December 12, 2023

Manchester United are open to offers for five high-profile players, including Casemiro and Raphael Varane in January. Erik ten Hag oversaw yet another big spending summer at Old Trafford, welcoming the likes of Rasmus Hojlund and Mason Mount to Old Trafford. However, none of his new signings have managed to hit the ground running this…

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag reacts.

What Ten Hag said about his squad after yet another poor performance

By BF Staff | December 11, 2023

Erik ten Hag admits his Manchester United squad isn’t good enough to be consistent after their 3-0 defeat at the hands of Bournemouth. The high of a convincing win over Chelsea during mid-week lasted only until Saturday at Old Trafford, as United were sunk to their 11th defeat of the season by the Cherries, who…

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag against Arsenal.

How Ten Hag reacted to Manchester United’s embarrassing defeat against Bournemouth

By BF Staff | December 10, 2023

Erik ten Hag’s Manchester United have seemingly mastered the habit of consistently delivering inconsistent performances. During mid-week, the Red Devils were unlucky to not score more goals in a 2-1 win over Chelsea at Old Trafford. Three days later, in the same stadium, United players were fortunate to see out the game without conceding more…

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

Three best players from Manchester United’s 2-1 win against Chelsea

By BF Staff | December 8, 2023

Manchester United returned to Old Trafford on Wednesday night after disappointing trips to Istanbul and Newcastle and got back to winning ways with a 2-1 win over Chelsea. On the back of underwhelming results against Galatasaray and Newcastle, Erik ten Hag’s week started with suggestions of players losing trust in his methods at Carrington. The…

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag before the match.

What Ten Hag said about dressing room unrest at Manchester United

By BF Staff | December 5, 2023

Erik ten Hag has quashed suggestions of a divide in Manchester United dressing room. The Red Devils’ concerning form on the pitch, which has seen them lose control of their fate in the Champions League, has intensified claims of Ten Hag losing control of his dressing room. Following United’s defeat against Newcastle, the Manchester Evening…

Manchester United's Marcus Rashford reacts after a missed chance against Atalanta.

What Harry Maguire said about Marcus Rashford after Newcastle defeat

By BF Staff | December 4, 2023

Harry Maguire has jumped to the defence of his Manchester United teammate Marcus Rashford amid the latter’s concerning form. The England forward seemed a shadow of his best self at St James’ Park, as the Red Devils failed to trouble Newcastle’s backline, succumbing to a 1-0 defeat away from home. Such a toothless attacking display…

Andre Onana is viewed as an ideal David de Gea replacement at Manchester United.

What Ten Hag is planning to do with Onana after his horror Champions League show

By BF Staff | December 2, 2023

Erik ten Hag is not giving up on summer signing Andre Onana despite his disastrous display against Galatasaray. André Onana headed into the crucial Champions League tie against Galatasaray with three straight Premier League clean-sheets under his belt. This run of form before Wednesday night in Istanbul was enough to give Manchester United fans a…

Manchester United midfielder Kobbie Mainoo.

What Roy Keane said about Kobbie Mainoo’s performance in Everton win

By BF Staff | November 27, 2023

Manchester United grabbed their biggest away win in the Premier League during Erik ten Hag’s reign, as the Dutchman watched his players score three unanswered goals from the stands at Goodison Park. Alejandro Garnacho’s bicycle goal was so well executed that not only did it steal the limelight from all other goals on the night…

Manchester United's Alejandro Garnacho comes on as a substitute to make his first team debut.

Everton 0-3 Manchester United: Player Ratings from Garnacho Park

By Naveen Kelvin | November 27, 2023

It was a return from international break in a very convincing fashion for Manchester United who secured a resounding 3-0 win over Everton. The promising away display against a team that is already expressing much anger towards the Premier League was powered by Alejandro Garnacho’s eye-catching strike, Marcus Rashford’s well-placed penalty, and Anthony Martial’s cute…

Manchester United's Raphael Varane applauds fans after the match.

Ten Hag reacts to suggestions Raphael Varane could leave Manchester United

By BF Staff | November 24, 2023

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag was asked to shed light on Raphael Varane’s situation at Old Trafford ahead of his side’s trip to Everton. The Frenchman is no longer the Dutch coach’s preferred centre-back, having only mustered four Premier League starts so far this season. Jonny Evans, 35, has started five league games, while…

Manchester United's Raphael Varane celebrates after the match against Tottenham Hotspur.

Bayern Munich interested in Raphael Varane ahead of January window

By BF Staff | November 21, 2023

Raphael Varane might’ve lost his place to Harry Maguire in Erik ten Hag’s starting lineup, but he’s still attracting interest from European giants Bayern Munich. The Frenchman has only started four Premier League games this term. Earlier in the season, his absence was due to his injury struggles, but lately, Ten Hag has opted to…

How Harry Maguire tried to solve a dressing room issue at Man United

By Naveen Kelvin | November 17, 2023

Manchester United’s dressing-room drama has been something for the history books. Post Sir Alex Ferguson the Red Devils have had far too many pieces of crisis amongst their personnel. Be it in expensive players pulling their ranks, or big-money flops being open about their disdain towards the side, managers have struggled to keep things in…

Manchester United's Raphael Varane and Harry Maguire.

How Varane has reacted to Ten Hag’s decision to drop him for Evans and Maguire

By BF Staff | November 13, 2023

Raphael Varane has taken Erik ten Hag’s decision to drop him from the starting XI a lot better than many would’ve expected. Manchester United’s position in their Champions League group – 4th with just one win in four games – won’t show it but they are the most in-form team in the Premier League, having…

Manchester United's Anthony Martial celebrates scoring their first goal with Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho.

Manchester United could sell Antony, Sancho and Martial in January

By BF Staff | November 11, 2023

Manchester United are reportedly planning to “dump” Antony, Jadon Sancho, and Anthony Martial in the January transfer window. Sir Jim Ratcliffe is edging closer to formally getting a deal to acquire a 25 percent stake in United over the line. He’s expected to take charge of the Red Devils’ football operations and could make his…

Manchester United have signed Rasmus Hojlund from Atalanta.

Copenhagen 4-3 Manchester United: 3 talking points from a dramatic Champions League encounter

By Naveen Kelvin | November 10, 2023

There was not much drama left when the final whistle was blown in the UEFA Champions League encounter between Copenhagen and Manchester United. A grand total of seven goals graced the occasion but it was the British side that came off worse at the end, despite going ahead 2-0 courtesy of goals from Rasmus Hojlund…

Manchester United's Marcel Sabitzer.

“I feel sorry for them” – Marcel Sabitzer talks about Manchester United’s struggles

By BF Staff | November 7, 2023

Marcel Sabitzer saw issues at Manchester United first-hand during his short-term loan spell. Now at Borussia Dortmund, the midfielder has taken time to talk about his former club’s poor start to the new season. Bruno Fernandes’ late heroic winner at Fulham handed Erik ten Hag a moment of relief. However, a failure to get anything…

Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes against Everton.

Fulham 0-1 Manchester United: Player ratings from a close win

By Naveen Kelvin | November 4, 2023

Manchester United grabbed a desperate 1-0 win over Fulham with Bruno Fernandes’ 91st minute winner securing the three points in an otherwise dull fixture. Both sides looked lackluster for most of the game with Scott McTominay’s disallowed goal due to a “subjective offside” the most exciting portion of the first half. Here’s how the Red…

France player Raphael Varane.

Raphael Varane unhappy with what happened against Manchester City

By BF Staff | November 3, 2023

Erik ten Hag continues to struggle to steady the ship at Manchester United, who suffered their eighth defeat of the season during the mid-week in just their 15th game of the season in all competition. This is now their worst start since the 1962/63 season. The 3-0 humbling from Newcastle in the League Cup further…

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag reacts against Real Betis.

“I don’t have a comment” – How Ten Hag reacted to penalty decision in 3-0 derby defeat

By BF Staff | October 30, 2023

Manchester United were condemned to another derby humiliation, as they conceded three goals to Manchester City without any real fight at the opposite end. The visitors yet again underlined the sheer gulf in class between the two sides, but Erik ten Hag’s post-match comment suggests a single moment changed the game in Pep Guardiola’s side’s…

Manchester United's Harry Maguire.

Manchester United 1-0 Copenhagen: 3 talking points from an emotional fixture

By Naveen Kelvin | October 25, 2023

Manchester United’s rocky start to their UEFA Champions League group stage finally picked some pace during their 1-0 win over Copenhagen. The Red Devils relied on a well-headed goal from Harry Maguire and a superbly saved penalty from Andre Onana in the dying seconds of the game to secure all three points. While United are…

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

Former Chelsea manager could replace Ten Hag at Manchester United under Sir Jim Ratcliffe

By BF Staff | October 24, 2023

Napoli could face competition from Manchester United for Graham Potter’s signature, as the defending Serie A Champions explore options to replace Rudi Garcia. The Naples-based outfit, who won the title under Lucian Spalletti have had a slow start to the new campaign under Garcia, having won just five of their first nine league games. According…

Manchester United's Scott McTominay against Leeds.

Manchester United 2-1 Brentford: 3 Things We Learned from the Fergie Time Perfection

By Naveen Kelvin | October 8, 2023

“We Score When We Want, We Score When We Waaaant, MANCHESTER UNITED, WE SCORE WHEN WE WANT.” On a day honouring Sir Alex Ferguson’s unthinkable personal loss, his team kept his name’s hope soaring high with Scott McTominay coming in with two Fergie time goals to secure what was a 0-1 loss at 90 minutes…

Manchester United midfielder Mason Mount at Old Trafford.

Three positives from Manchester United’s miserable start to the season

By Naveen Kelvin | October 5, 2023

It does take a true optimist to see defeat in the eye and still manage to salvage hope from it. Such an endeavor may seem foolhardy for a Manchester United supporter and yet positives can be salvaged even in such situations. Here are the three possible positives to take away from what has not only…

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag with his assistant.

Man United 0-1 Crystal Palace: 3 talking points from a dismal 1-0 defeat

By Naveen Kelvin | October 1, 2023

Manchester United set an unwanted record as Crystal Palace defeated them 0-1 at Old Trafford on Saturday. A smashing strike from Joachim Anderson in the first half was enough to seal the traveling side all three points from the fixture. Erik ten Hag’s men now sit in the 10th position, this being their worst start…

“If you don’t like it, you can go another way” – Blind talks about Ten Hag’s management style

By BF Staff | September 29, 2023

With back-to-back wins over Burnley and Crystal Palace, Erik ten Hag seems to have somewhat steadied the ship at Manchester United amid dealing with several off-the-pitch issues. Ever since Sir Alex Ferguson’s departure, the lack of control over the dressing room has been one of the big reasons behind the departure of many of his…

Manchester United midfielder Hannibal Mejbri.

Burnley 0-1 Manchester United: Player ratings from a promising away win

By Naveen Kelvin | September 24, 2023

Manchester United were able to get back to winning ways at last with a slim 1-0 victory over Burnley on Saturday. The Red Devils desperately needed to secure all three points after a rather disappointing September and were gifted them by Bruno Fernandes’ impressive volley in the first half. Here’s how the players fared on…

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag reacts.

How some United players have reacted to Ten Hag’s decision to exclude Sancho from first-team

By BF Staff | September 23, 2023

Erik ten Hag’s ruthless approach during his early days at Old Trafford led to a lot of encouraging results and appreciation from fans. But now it is apparently starting to divide opinions at Carrington. The Dutch coach has already a lot on his plate, as he deals with countless injury concerns, leaky defence, and his…

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag reacts in his first Premier League outing.

Man United 1-3 Brighton: Talking points from an abysmal showing

By Naveen Kelvin | September 16, 2023

The erstwhile gloomy and ever-raining clouds of Manchester were clear on this Saturday night, but despair rained on the pitch nevertheless. The Red Devils were deftly defeated 1-3 by Brighton and Hove Albion, with little love in the air for Erik ten Hag and his men. Goals from Danny Welbeck, Pascal Grob, and Joao Pedro…

Manchester United's Antony during the match.

Man Utd interested in former Ajax player available on free transfer after Antony saga

By BF Staff | September 12, 2023

Manchester United find themselves in a tricky situation after mutually agreeing to delay Antony’s return to the club after the international break. This comes on the back of a public disagreement between Erik ten Hag and Jadon Sancho. After the Arsenal defeat, Ten Hag claimed Sancho’s absence from the matchday squad was due to his…

Manchester United's Axel Tuanzebe with manager Jose Mourinho.

Axel Tuanzebe finds new club after leaving Manchester United permanently

By BF Staff | September 10, 2023

Axel Tuanzebe’s career at Manchester United started under former Old Trafford boss Jose Mourinho, who handed him an appearance against Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup in January 2017. Now the product of the club’s famed academy has joined Ipswich Town on a free transfer. He reunites with another former United coach, Kieran McKenna, at…

Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes celebrates scoring their second goal with Jadon Sancho.

“They have had enough of him” – What’s going on between Sancho, Ten Hag and his teammates

By BF Staff | September 8, 2023

The ongoing international break has allowed every normal top European club to take a breather post a busy transfer window. However, Manchester United isn’t your typical club (when has it ever been?). The Red Devils are dealing with not one but two controversies. Their star winger Antony is facing allegations of assault, leading to pressure…

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