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Romelu Lukaku makes Jose Mourinho admission about Manchester United transfers

Romelu Lukaku believes Jose Mourinho would have done much better as Manchester United manager if he had signed the players he wanted. Lukaku named the Portuguese as one of the coaches who got the best from him, while admitting he decided to leave Old Trafford as early as March last year after an up and down relationship with Ole...

Why Manchester United owners might find protests harder to silence this time around

As the Glazer family watched Manchester United labour to defeat at a rapidly emptying Old Trafford on Wednesday night, to the soundtrack of protests against their ownership of the club, they could have been forgiven for thinking they’ve been here before. The Glazers weren’t in attendance for the defeat to Burnley, to hear the Stretford End in mutinous mood...

Rio Ferdinand names six players Manchester United should not have signed

Rio Ferdinand has hammered Manchester United’s recruitment strategy following their defeat to Burnley and questioned the signings of six players. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side slipped to their second consecutive defeat and eighth league loss of the season against Sean Dyche’s team on Wednesday night and the performance led to plenty of questions about the United board and how the...

Anthony Martial needs to respond to Manchester United question in Marcus Rashford absence

It’s February 9, 2019, and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United are making it 11 wins and a draw from 12 games with a 3-0 thrashing of Fulham, while Anthony Martial is electric next to the Thames. This was still the honeymoon period for Solskjaer, when everything the Norwegian touched turned to gold. Martial scored in that win at Craven...

The January transfer Manchester United must complete to get back to the top

Manchester United vs Liverpool was deep into stoppage time when David de Gea was on the half way line shouting to the bench asking if he could go up for the corner. Virgil van Dijk’s first half header meant Jurgen Klopp’s league leaders were a goal ahead when the three minutes of injury time was shown on the board...

How Manchester United should line up vs Burnley

Manchester United are looking to get back to winning ways in the league after the disappointing defeat at Anfield and up next is a clash against Burnley. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team beat Sean Dyche’s side at Turf Moor only a few weeks ago and the Norwegian will be hoping for a similar performance from his players on Wednesday night....

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hammered for his handling of Marcus Rashford Manchester United injury

Arsenal great Ian Wright has hammered Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for his handling of Marcus Rashford’s injury after the England international was ruled out with a back injury. Rashford missed the defeat to Liverpool on Sunday and details emerged during the game at Anfield that the forward had suffered a double back fracture and was expected to be sidelined for...

Manchester United great Gary Neville is right and wrong about Ed Woodward

Ed Woodward has taken measures to dodge the cross-hairs at Manchester United but Gary Neville still spots him. Woodward has ‘nothing to do’ with recruitment and appointed a media advisor to help United communicate their message amid another turbulent transfer window. He was not visible at Anfield, where Neville was filmed angrily smacking a desk after Anthony Martial endangered...

Manchester United know what they must do in transfer market after Liverpool FC loss

Manchester United will take comfort from a spirited final half hour at Anfield, but it is the final 60 seconds that should stick in their throats and serve as the reminder they need that the road back to the top will not be easy. At times United were swamped by Liverpool, but a combination of last-ditch defending and missed...

Robin van Persie warns Manchester United over Marcus Rashford injury

Robin van Persie has warned Manchester United not to rush Marcus Rashford back to action too quickly following his back injury. Rashford missed the Premier League defeat at Liverpool after being substituted just 16 minutes after coming on against Wolves in the FA Cup last week. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted the decision to play him against Wolves ‘backfired’, revealing...