3/2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer can transform two Manchester United players into greats

United have two potential club greats It was hard to find too many positives with the manner in which Manchester United limped past Watford in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon. An overall lethargic performance was lucky not to be punished by a plucky and impressive side, however there were a couple of redeeming features about the display. Ole...

Solskjaer hints at Paul Pogba Manchester United role change

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is open to playing Paul Pogba in a deeper role following the Manchester United midfielder’s success there with France. Although Pogba’s best position is widely considered to be on the left of a midfield three, the 26-year-old lined up in an axis with N’Golo Kante during France’s triumphant World Cup campaign last year in Russia, where...

The repeat of history Manchester United will be looking to avoid against Watford

Manchester United are back in Premier League action following the international break on Saturday and there’s an unwanted stat that United won’t want to repeat when they face Watford. Caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer became just ‘manager’ on Thursday when United rewarded him for his fine tenure in charge at Old Trafford so far with a three year contract....

Revealed: Manchester United squad vs Watford

Romelu Lukaku, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial have all been included in the provisional squad for Manchester United’s Premier League game against Watford at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon, with Luke Shaw and Nemanja Matic also returning to contention. The quintet all pulled out from international duty with their respective nations over the last ten days with just six...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer identifies ideal Manchester United transfer deadline for signings

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants Manchester United to ideally conclude their transfer business before their first pre-season game on July 13. Solskjaer was installed as the permanent United manager on Thursday morning on a three-year contract and the club is understood to have escalated their transfer plans now Solskjaer is the full-time manager. United have changed their transfer strategy from...

How Ole Gunnar Solskjaer changed Manchester United’s managerial plans

Manchester United are convinced they have initiated a cultural reset with the permanent appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and believe he has restored discipline to the club. The MEN understands United were concerned about a lax attitude that had developed within the first-team squad in the final months of Jose Mourinho’s reign and have been struck by Solskjaer’s steeliness....

Gary Neville questions Manchester United over Ole Gunnar Solskjaer delay

Gary Neville has appeared to question why Manchester United didn’t see the international break as the perfect opportunity to name Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the club’s next permanent manager. It was reported by one national newspaper earlier this week that Solskjaer’s appointment could be announced at some point before the Reds’ game against Watford on Saturday. However, time is...

Who Manchester United need to buy and sell in summer transfer window

The last time Manchester United signed a player, England had still not won a World Cup shootout. Lee Grant’s arrival was announced 10 minutes prior to kick-off between England and Colombia and the third-choice goalkeeper remains United’s last signing. Grant has since turned 36, so United’s next addition is going to be vastly younger, and the current regime has...

The transfer saga Manchester United can’t afford to become involved in this summer

This summer is supposed to be one of excitement around Manchester United. A new manager coming in – or the caretaker being made the permanent boss – and a transfer war chest to try and close the gap to City and Liverpool. It might still pan out that way, of course, but if there’s one sure fire way of...

Manchester United already have a defender who can be Victor Lindelof’s long-term partner

It’s been a difficult few months for Axel Tuanzebe. The Manchester United loanee’s impressive spell at Aston Villa was hampered in December when a training ground injury delayed his progress and left him sidelined for months. In fact Tuanzebe’s last match in English football was the day before Jose Mourinho’s, a 2-2 draw the same weekend United fell to...