8/2018

Manchester United replacing Jose Mourinho with Zinedine Zidane has as many problems as benefits

Speculation linking Zinedine Zidane with the Manchester United manager’s job refuses to go away – and it won’t do until current boss Jose Mourinho turns the team’s on-field fortunes around. The stance of the United board after Monday’s humbling by Spurs at Old Trafford was that Mourinho retains the club’s faith, and recently a club insider batted away a...

Anthony Martial has proved Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has got it wrong

The Tottenham humiliation in front of the Old Trafford faithful marked Manchester United’s worst Premier League start since the inaugural 1992-93 season so the growing wave of fan discontent is inevitable. When things start going wrong at a major football club it is only natural for the fans to start the blame game, especially in a scenario where all...

What everyone is missing with the Zinedine Zidane to Manchester United talk

You can see why Zinedine Zidane would eventually be an attractive prospect for the Glazers. Firstly, he is a free agent; secondly, he is a marketing dream; and thirdly, he is not one to grumble. The Frenchman may have inherited one of the most talented squads in world football at Real Madrid, but he was afforded just two signings...

Manchester United open Anthony Martial contract talks

Manchester United have risked further undermining manager Jose Mourinho by opening discussions with Anthony Martial over a new long-term contract. United blocked Mourinho’s attempts to sell Martial, 22, in the summer after the French forward’s agent Philippe Lamboley confirmed he wanted to leave. United rebuffed an enquiry from Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy in the transfer window and are now...

Eric Cantona to be asked about Manchester United Zinedine Zidane talk

Eric Cantona is returning to Manchester. The King is embarking on a 10-date tour of the UK and will be stopping off in his former city on October 28 for two ‘audience with..’ events in the space of just five hours. This will be the second time that Cantona has taken to the stage at the Lowry with compere...

Jose Mourinho has found his Willian in hour of need at Manchester United

    Hands firmly on hips, Luke Shaw started at the Stretford End. Dejected. 3-0. It was only when he was slapped on the back by a familiar face that the left-back awoke from his trance. It was Jose Mourinho. “You could not play better than you did,” the Manchester United boss told him as he put an arm...

Gerard Pique wants Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba to join Barcelona

Gerard Pique says he would love to see Paul Pogba join him at Barcelona. Manchester United midfielder Pogba has been linked with a potential move away from Old Trafford in the summer transfer window, with the Catalan giants a potential suitor. Pogba’s relationship with manager Jose Mourinho has come under question in recent weeks, despite the Portuguese suggesting he...

Jose Mourinho explains Manchester United team selection vs Spurs

Jose Mourinho has explained Nemanja Matic has been brought back into the Manchester United starting XI to replace Andreas Pereira because of his experience. Matic was one of six changes the United boss made for the home game against Tottenham as Eric Bailly, Juan Mata, Pereira and Anthony Martial dropped out of the match-day squad following the Brighton result....

Jose Mourinho’s message to Manchester United fans amid plane banner protest plans

Jose Mourinho has thanked Manchester United’s away following for their support during the shambolic 3-2 defeat at Brighton. United suffered their first loss of the campaign to a side who failed to muster an attempt on target in their Premier League opener at Watford but the away supporters chanted Mourinho’s name loudly at the Amex Stadium. Mourinho raised his...

Manchester United could unleash new centre back vs Tottenham

Mourinho to unleash central defensive solution? As Jose Mourinho sullenly prepared to start the season without Toby Alderweireld or Harry Maguire, he identified a possible defensive reinforcement from within. United have five recognisable central defenders in their 26-man squad yet Mourinho is believes they are so unreliable he is prepared to move Nemanja Matic back there. Matic, 30, returned...