10/2019

Manchester United drawn against Colchester United in Carabao Cup quarter-final

Manchester United have been drawn at home to Colchester United in the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup. United and rivals Man City both drew lower league sides in the draw , which was done by former City and Liverpool goalkeeper David James live on BBC Radio 2, with City travelling to Oxford United. The games will be played in...

Manchester United could have two big selection dilemmas after Chelsea game

Opening day comparison At the time, some Manchester United fans got a little giddy about what the season might promise. Certainly, the 4-0 thrashing of Chelsea on the opening day of the campaign remains United’s best result this term, though it was an outlier and it should have been obvious in the nature of their performance at Old Trafford....

Daniel James can complete Manchester United transformation against Chelsea

It has been a whirlwind start to the new season for Daniel James at Manchester United. Although the team have struggled for any quality on the pitch the performances of their bargain summer buy have been unanimously positive. In his short spell at the club James has already won a club Goal of the Month award, been named the...

Why Paul Pogba injury isn’t a big problem for Manchester United

Manchester United had just put on their most convincing display of the season when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed Paul Pogba was set to miss another month of action with an ankle injury. “I don’t think we’ll see him maybe before December. He’ll be out for a while,” Solskjaer told reporters at Carrow Road after United’s 3-1 win on Sunday....

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has another Manchester United undroppable after Norwich win

Scott McTominay As the players went through their shooting practice ahead of kick off it was McTominay who was impressing with his sharp finishing so it shouldn’t have come as any surprise that it was the Scotland international who put United 1-0 with a great finish from outside the area. Unfairly hailed as a Jose Mourinho favourite, the midfielder...

Man Utd player ratings vs Norwich: Marcus Rashford and Scott McTominay impress in win

United returned to winning ways in the Premier League on Sunday with a convincing 3-1 win at Norwich and here’s how the player rated: David de Gea Made a fine save shortly before half-time to preserve the clean sheet for the interval. 7 Aaron Wan-Bissaka Made a key intervention late on and offered plenty of support in the final...

Manchester United could confirm new undroppable vs Norwich

Domestic away drought to end? It is exactly eight months since United last left a Premier League away ground with three points. Some of the resilience they showed at Crystal Palace in late February was evident in the gritty 1-0 win at Partizan Belgrade and the majority of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first-teamers are available for Norwich. Norwich claimed the...

How Manchester United should line up vs Norwich City

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hasn’t been afraid to rotate his Manchester United squad this season and it will be fascinating to see how many changes he makes for the trip to Norwich City. Solskjaer lined United up with three central defenders against Liverpool and Partizan Belgrade, with some success, though it will be a different challenge against Norwich. The Canaries...

Manchester United already have a left-back to challenge Luke Shaw

When Luke Shaw misses Manchester United’s trip to Norwich this weekend it will mark the 105th fixture he has missed for the club through injury. To put that into perspective the left-back has made 109 appearances for the club since signing from Southampton in the summer of 2014. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects the 24-year-old back in Manchester this weekend...

The contract stand-offs Manchester United can take advantage of in January transfer window

Having taken most of the summer transfer window to complete the signings of Daniel James, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Harry Maguire, the likelihood of Manchester United throwing off the shackles in January seems remote. There is an acceptance inside Old Trafford that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad needs strengthening – ideally beginning in the next transfer window. But the January market...