Category: Football

Angel Gomes could solve Manchester United’s midfield dilemma

It was an unwelcome case of deja vu for Manchester United fans on Monday night. A third trip to face Wolves at Molineux this year, a third trip which has not seen them win a game. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer might claim a point is progress after two defeats there earlier in his reign, but for supporters it was far...

Manchester United fans send selection message for Crystal Palace clash

Manchester United fans want Mason Greenwood to come into their side for this weekend’s game against Crystal Palace. United were unfortunate not to maintain their winning start to the season, as they were held 1-1 by Wolves in an entertaining Monday night clash at Molineux. Paul Pogba missed a penalty after Anthony Martial continued his excellent form in front...

Manchester United power rankings: Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka make huge impact

1. David de Gea Manchester United supporters are still waiting for him to sign that contract, although it is expected that he will do so sooner rather than later. The Spaniard has worn the captain’s armband for United’s opening two fixtures. And while not the official captain, he is a leader in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad and arguably one...

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer explains Anthony Martial role change

Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford will rotate the striker’s role during games as Manchester United continue to finesse their new attacking approach. Rashford scored two and Martial one in United’s 4-0 Premier League drubbing of Chelsea last week and the pair are now firmly established first-teamers in the wake of Romelu Lukaku’s departure. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer settled on Martial...

How Manchester United should line up vs Wolves

Manchester United will move to top of the Premier League table with a win over Wolves at Molineux. The Reds’ emphatic victory over Chelsea on August 11 means a win against Nuno Espirito Santo’s side by any margin will be enough to move them above current leaders Liverpool on goal difference. Long-term absentees Eric Bailly and Timothy Fosu-Mensah are...

What Manchester United expect from Fred this season

Manchester United are expecting a ‘big season’ from Fred after a difficult first campaign with the club. Fred, 26, arrived from Shakhtar Donetsk for £52million but only started 20 matches and tallied one goal in a fraught season. Fred displayed glimpses of his ability in the Champions League knockout comeback at Paris Saint-Germain and the quarter-final first leg with...

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer held transfer talks with Christian Eriksen

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer spoke with Christian Eriksen before Manchester United ended their fleeting pursuit of the Tottenham playmaker. Spurs encouraged United to bid for Eriksen in the final days of the Premier League transfer window since the 27-year-old has entered the last year of his contract and stressed his desire to leave. The MEN can reveal Solskjaer personally spoke...

Five things noticed from Manchester United training ahead of Wolves clash

Manchester United’s players trained hard at Carrington today. Here are five things we noticed from the training session:   All smiles for Pogba There has been plenty of speculation about the future of Paul Pogba this summer, with the Frenchman keeping the issue open when he said “a question mark remains” following the 4-0 win over Chelsea on Sunday....

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer can show he has learnt from Manchester United mistake vs Wolves

“We know the last two games went against us when I was there,” Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said of Manchester United’s upcoming trip to Molineux. “We just have to make sure we do everything we can and there’s no repeat of that scoreline.” Solskjaer never featured for United as a player at Wolves’ home ground so his only memories of...

Paul Scholes identifies what has changed at Manchester United this season

Paul Scholes believes there is excitement surrounding Manchester United once more following several years of relative underachievement by the club. United have won three trophies over the last six seasons but haven’t challenged for the Premier League or the Champions League over that period of time. But after United began the new season with an emphatic 4-0 victory over...