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Solskjaer names five Manchester United leaders ahead of Liverpool FC game

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes his Manchester United squad has as many as five leaders after being asked about making Harry Maguire the club’s permanent captain. Maguire replaces Ashley Young as skipper after the full-back completed a January transfer to Inter Milan. It was a no-brainer for Solskjaer, despite the fact Maguire has only been at the club since his...

Sir Alex Ferguson praises three Manchester United youngsters before Liverpool FC game

Sir Alex Ferguson admitted he’s been impressed by how Mason Greenwood, Brandon Williams and Scott McTominay have taken the opportunities given to them this season. Manchester United have been heavily reliant on homegrown talent this season, with the trio — and others like Tahith Chong, Angel Gomes, Andreas Pereira and of course Marcus Rashford — continuing United’s proud tradition...

Manchester United might have found their own Trent Alexander-Arnold to unleash vs Liverpool FC

Three years ago this week Liverpool travelled to Old Trafford with both teams treading water in the battle to haul in Chelsea at the top of the Premier League table. A 1-1 draw helped neither side really, keeping United five points behind their Merseyside rivals, while Antonio Conte’s Chelsea disappeared over the hill and towards the title. The January...

Manchester United have a surprise solution for possible back three vs Liverpool FC

Amid the glut of correspondence over Christmas one email stood out in this correspondent’s inbox. It was sent two days before Manchester United were vanquished by Watford and the relevant section read: “Hi Samuel, “What are your thoughts on playing Wan-Bissaka (world-class in defence, conference level going forward) in a three at the back with Axel (Lindelof isn’t good...

Manchester United stance on possible transfer following Ashley Young Inter Milan move

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has indicated Manchester United will not sign a replacement for outgoing club captain Ashley Young this month. Young, 34, is flying to Italy today to complete a €1.5million move to Inter Milan on a two-and-a-half year deal since he was out of contract at United in the summer. Harry Maguire will replace Young as United captain...

Manchester United confirm new captain ahead of Liverpool FC fixture

Manchester United have appointed Harry Maguire as their new permanent captain. Club captain Ashley Young is flying to Milan today to complete his €1.5million transfer to Inter and Solskjaer has chosen Maguire as the new skipper. Maguire, 26, joined United from Leicester City in the summer for £80m and has started all 22 of their Premier League matches this...

Manchester United to be offered Edinson Cavani transfer

Manchester United will be offered the chance to sign Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani for free in the summer — but have been told he’s not available this month. Having missed out on the signing of Erling Haaland, who moved from RB Salzburg to Borussia Dortmund at the start of the January window, United still covet a striking addition....

Manchester United know what they need to work on ahead of Liverpool FC clash

The first half of Manchester United’s FA Cup third round replay will have not only impressed Nuno Espirito Santo in the visiting dugout but also a certain Jurgen Klopp who was no doubt watching on from home. United return to Anfield on Sunday for the first time since the humbling in Jose Mourinho’s final game in charge and it’s...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sets Manchester United six game challenge

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he will not think about this weekend’s titanic Premier League clash between Manchester United and Liverpool until their FA Cup replay with Wolves is over. The United boss set his players a challenge to ‘go all out’ in the next six fixtures before the Reds’ schedule relents for a mid-season break in February. United host...

How Manchester United should line up vs Wolves in FA Cup replay

Manchester United are back in FA Cup action on Wednesday night after a goalless draw in the third round a couple of weeks ago led to a replay. Both Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Nuno Espirito Santo fielded weakened sides in the clash at Molineux and the United manager could again look to play a rotated team with one eye...