The Evolution of Marcus Rashford

This season, we saw Marcus Rashford take another huge leap in his development as an attacking force in the Premier League. Prior to his injury in his lower back (double stress fracture) in the middle of January, he had been tearing up the division, sitting in 3rd in the table for leading scorers, despite playingContinue reading “The Evolution of Marcus Rashford”

Moussa Dembele – Martial’s Replacement or Partner?

Recently, it has been widely reported that Manchester United have agreed a deal with French club Lyon, where Anthony Martial (in depth look at his season here) started his career at 16, for the transfer of their 23 year old striker Moussa Dembele, for a reported fee of around £62 million. With us already havingContinue reading “Moussa Dembele – Martial’s Replacement or Partner?”

Is de Gea being unfairly criticised?

Over the course of the 2019/20 Premier League season, there has been a certain level of criticism aimed at David de Gea, and many questions have been raised as to whether it is time to let Dean Henderson have a run in the number 1 spot when he returns from Sheffield United. At the Blades,Continue reading “Is de Gea being unfairly criticised?”

Bruno Fernandes – Our Portuguese Magnifico

On the 29th January of 2020, Manchester United confirmed the signing of Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon for a fee of £47 million, with a potential £21 million in add-ons. This was a big transfer outlay for January, even in the case of a club the size of United. It was a move that wasContinue reading “Bruno Fernandes – Our Portuguese Magnifico”

Which Defensive Midfielder Target Should we Sign?

For this upcoming transfer window, it has been reported that United are looking to sign a right winger, a striker and a central midfielder. With the right wing target looking likely to be Jadon Sancho (especially after the latest reports) that the club will try to sign, and the striker probably being Odion Ighalo’s loanContinue reading “Which Defensive Midfielder Target Should we Sign?”

Jack Grealish – How would he fit in?

Throughout the length of this season, Manchester United have been constantly linked with Aston Villa’s attacking midfielder Jack Grealish. He has consistently impressed with his performances in trying to keep Aston Villa up in the Premier League, contributing 7 goals and 6 assists in 26 league appearances. One of his strengths is his versatility inContinue reading “Jack Grealish – How would he fit in?”

Aaron Wan-Bissaka – Becoming the right back we need?

When we signed Aaron Wan-Bissaka in July of 2019, we all knew we were getting a fantastic defensive right back, one of the best in the world at stopping the opposition. Despite this, there were many questions being asked of his offensive output, last season in 35 league appearances for Crystal Palace, he accumulated 3Continue reading “Aaron Wan-Bissaka – Becoming the right back we need?”

Manchester United 2 vs 0 Manchester City – Match Review

Three victories over Pep Guardiola and his Manchester City side since the start of December for Ole. Who thought that would have happened, even only a few months ago. With a very resilient defensive performance, and some quick, instinctive thinking from some players, United managed to run out as relatively comfortable victors in this match-up.Continue reading “Manchester United 2 vs 0 Manchester City – Match Review”

Manchester United vs Watford Preview 23rd February 2020

In the aftermath of United’s 1-1 draw with Club Brugge, it looks like Ole has decided on some changes already, well before kick off. Jesse Lingard and Andreas Pereira both seem to have been left out of the matchday squads with no sign of injuries. This could be a result of both of the playersContinue reading “Manchester United vs Watford Preview 23rd February 2020”

Club Brugge 1 vs 1 Manchester United – Match Review

Not the most convincing of performances, especially in the first half, but it is not all doom and gloom. Though there were some under par performances from some of the players, others played well enough to carry the team through to the second leg. Throughout the game, United had 59.6% possession yet struggled to turnContinue reading “Club Brugge 1 vs 1 Manchester United – Match Review”