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Premier League
Ander Herrera's free transfer proves Ed Woodward a slow learner
09:00 Friday 19th April 2019

All is not well at Manchester United. In disarray after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s dream was cut short, behind-the-scenes problems are becoming unavoidable. The manager maintains an upbeat attitude but smiling isn't enough to stop…

Premier League
Who should Manchester United appoint as their next permanent captain?
17:00 Wednesday 10th April 2019

Manchester United lack a powerful leader under the bright-minded Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Despite playing with a few intimidating captains as a player, the Norwegian struggles to find his own inspired leader. Club captain Antonio Valencia’s…

Premier League
Is Paul Pogba a better Manchester United ambassador than fans think?
12:00 Monday 1st April 2019

Manchester United are finally seeing elite performances from their mercurial Frenchman. Under Jose Mourinho, Paul Pogba was shackled. With Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at the wheel, the 26-year-old is allowed to play with freedom. He's expressing…

European Football
Can nations win more by not building around a superstar?
15:00 Monday 25th March 2019

Euro 2020 qualifiers began during the current international window. England started well with a 5-0 win over the Czech Republic. Social media flipped out over Paul Pogba's saucy chip over Montenegro's low block to Antoine Griezmann…

Spain
Why Pogba, Hazard, many more flirt with a move to Real Madrid
09:00 Monday 25th March 2019

Real Madrid attracts players like bridal magazines attract trophy wives. No matter how many clubs they’ve played for, everyone wants to wear white. Eden Hazard and Paul Pogba are the latest allegedly smitten by Los Blancos. Both players…

Premier League
Solskjaer proves Lukaku and Rashford can play together
15:00 Saturday 9th March 2019

In his initial days as Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer preferred a front three of Jesse Lingard, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford. They were mobile, direct and free-flowing. Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku could only…

Premier League
Three things Ole Gunnar Solskjaer must do to retain his form
09:00 Monday 25th February 2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's triumphant 2-0 win against Chelsea chased all his critics underground. The team’s response to four first-half injuries at home against Liverpool on the weekend kept them there. With Ander Herrera, Juan Mata,…

Spain
5 summer destinations if Isco leaves Real Madrid
12:00 Tuesday 19th February 2019

Isco’s become encaged in his own paradox after not taking kindly to Santiago Solari’s appointment as Real Madrid manager. A favourite of former manager Julen Lopetegui, he’s barely featured under the Argentine, starting only…

Premier League
PSG defeat exposes Manchester United
09:00 Monday 18th February 2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s high-flying Manchester United fell to earth on a cold Tuesday night. The Red Devils received a stern reality check from Paris Saint-Germain. Despite missing Neymar and Edinson Cavani, the Ligue 1 leaders outwitted…

Premier League
3 Potential replacements for Marouane Fellaini at Manchester United
09:00 Monday 4th February 2019

Marouane Fellaini has finally left Manchester United. Possibly the most polarising figure in the post-Sir Alex Ferguson era, the Belgian had some really topsy-turvy years in Manchester. Often treated as the whipping boy for the fans, he was…

Spain
Does Real Madrid need José Mourinho?
17:00 Sunday 13th January 2019

Reports have it that Jose Mourinho has been compensated by Manchester United to the tune of £15million following his abrupt sacking at Old Trafford. That clears the way for the Portuguese manager to move on to another job. Although he…

Premier League
Equal Time: Keep Pogba; Sack Mourinho
10:00 Sunday 16th December 2018

So, it seems Jose Mourinho’s third-season syndrome isn’t a myth after all. Manchester United stumbled out of the gate in August and rather than stabilise the squad, Mourinho's rhetoric sounds increasingly resigned to the situation.…

Premier League
Equal Time: Keep Mourinho; Sell Pogba
09:00 Sunday 16th December 2018

Of all his Saturday afternoons, last weekend's wasn't the best for Paul Pogba. The 4-1 win over Fulham increased the speed of his fall from grace at Manchester United. It has now become clear the Red Devils need to sell. Events on the…

Opinion
Has Fred dropped dead at Manchester United?
08:00 Thursday 6th December 2018

Supposedly the final piece in Manchester United's midfield jigsaw puzzle, it's fair to say Brazilian international Fred hasn't fit anywhere, let alone as the final piece. The 25-year-old was linked to Manchester City in the…

Opinion
Social media in football: A curse and a blessing
17:00 Wednesday 5th December 2018

Modern footballers pale in comparison to players of old when it comes to application, discipline and mental toughness. Gone are the days when Patrick Vieira and Roy Keane couldn't stand the other's presence. Was it because they hated…