Category: Football

Manchester United front runners in Kai Havertz chase and more transfer rumours

Manchester United are ahead in the race to sign Bayer Leverkusen sensation Kai Havertz, according to reports. Although the upcoming transfer window is set to be radically different to those of the past in a post coronavirus world, M.E.N. Sport understands that United are planning to press ahead with their plans to sign top targets. Ideally, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer...

Paul Pogba isn’t the only Manchester United player who has been given a second chance

The injury bulletins at Manchester United in 2020 have tended to focus on Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford, two of the club’s most important players whose absence could have left Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side hamstrung. Instead they’ve coped without both admirably, especially since the start of February and an 11-game unbeaten run that has seen the standard of performances...

Odion Ighalo is the perfect Manchester United signing for two reasons

They were replaying the famous Germany versus Brazil World Cup semi-final from 2014 online on Sunday afternoon, and some of the notes on the live blog accompanying the footage had more than a hint of irony to them. ‘Brazil have started well’, the scribe smirked. ‘Germany haven’t had a kick so far’, they added after 10 minutes. All very...

Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez has sent Manchester United a transfer warning

Considering Diego Simeone looks like the kind of manager you’d want to avoid disappointing at all costs, Atletico Madrid’s players take a risky approach to their own transfer business. Antoine Griezmann looks to have set a trend of tawdry transfer sagas coming out of Atletico, although it will take some effort to plumb the depths of his La Decision...

Manchester United have five players who can help Bruno Fernandes

The return of the Premier League is on the horizon as football prepares to return behind closed doors following the coronavirus-enforced suspension of fixtures. It was announced last week that the Premier League is due to return on June 17, with Manchester United penciled in to play their first game back the following weekend. United will face Tottenham in...

Paul Pogba is about to find out what Manchester United want from him

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer can be forgiven for having grown tired of the perpetual Paul Pogba questions he had to face earlier in the season. Even when he is not playing the World Cup winner remains the most intriguing member of the Manchester United first team, with interest in him amplified by the uncertainty surrounding his future. The Norwegian might...

Manchester United forward Jesse Lingard hoping for ‘fresh start’ when Premier League restarts

Jesse Lingard is hoping to take advantage of the ‘fresh start’ when Manchester United finally return to action and improve after a difficult season. United haven’t played a game since their 5-0 drubbing of LASK in the Europa League on March 12, as football across the globe was suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak. However, a return to action...

Bruno Fernandes’ arrival allowed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to make important Manchester United change

The Premier League’s return is edging closer with most teams now back and participating in some form of training. From a Manchester United point of view, this is good news as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men remain in a crucial battle to secure Champions League football back at Old Trafford next season. As things stand, United sit in fifth position,...

Manchester United can use Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo to make a point to transfer target Jude Bellingham

For the best teenagers in European football the attraction of Borussia Dortmund at the moment is obvious. The Bundesliga side have an array of thrilling attacking talent that are all given the opportunity to play and develop, with 20-year-old Jadon Sancho, 19-year-old Erling Haaland and the 17-year-old Gio Reyna the leading lights. The sales pitch from the Westphalia outfit...

Premier League statement sets date for season restart and confirms live television details

The Premier League season will provisionally resume on June 17 after clubs thrashed out more details on how to end the campaign at a meeting on Thursday. The Wednesday date will see the two games in hand played, meaning Manchester City will welcome Arsenal to the Etihad and Sheffield United visit Aston Villa. That will take every top-flight club...