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Should a fit Eric Bailly start for Manchester United?
12:31 Sunday 9th February 2020

In the summer of 2018 Manchester United's former boss, Jose Mourinho, was desperate for a centre-back signing. Reports that the powers that be vetoed the request outraged supporters. The £60million+ the self-proclaimed Special…

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Is Manchester United captaincy Harry Maguire's blessing or curse?
12:00 Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Predictable as it was, handing Harry Maguire the Manchester United captaincy polarised reactions. While a certain section of fans were pleased, others weren’t happy due to his quiet persona and relative inexperience. It should still be…

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Why Manchester United need to move on from Luke Shaw
15:00 Saturday 4th January 2020

When Manchester United signed then-teenager Luke Shaw back in 2014, the Old Trafford Faithful assumed the sky was the limit. Southampton's budding left-back was deemed the best thing since sliced bread after making an incredibly fast start…

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Could Lindelof's aerial weakness cost him his Manchester United place?
17:01 Thursday 17th October 2019

Even through the gloomy storms transpiring at Manchester United, Victor Lindelof has remained one rare positive in an unbalanced side. After questionably losing out on the Red Devils' Player of the Year award to Luke Shaw…

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Has Axel Tuanzebe already taken Victor Lindelof's starting spot?
12:01 Thursday 3rd October 2019

Over the summer, the talk around Manchester United was mostly about finding a new centre-back partner for an ever-improving Victor Lindelof. Eventually, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer settled on Leicester City star, Harry Maguire, whom was signed in…

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Manchester United midfielder Fred should look to follow Victor Lindelof's lead
17:01 Monday 19th August 2019

Football fans are a fickle bunch. Up and down the country, supporters change their opinions almost on a week-by-week basis. Just look at Manchester United fans' treatment of Paul Pogba. The mercurial Frenchman was the best thing since sliced…

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Do Manchester United, Ed Woodward, rate defenders by their release clause?
17:00 Thursday 11th July 2019

Centre-back tops the wishlist for many Manchester United supporters, just as it did for Jose Mourinho last summer. It has been eleven months since the self-proclaimed Special One asked the Red Devils to deliver an elite level…

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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…

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Is Victor Lindelof finally finding his feet at Old Trafford?
09:00 Thursday 7th February 2019

In two-and-a-half seasons at Manchester United, Jose Mourinho never found his ideal centre-back pair. Known for his conservative approach, he bought Eric Bailly in his first season, Victor Lindelof the next. Fans were convinced the duo's…

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Three positions Manchester United must improve to kickstart next season
08:00 Thursday 31st January 2019

Jose Mourinho's transfer woes at Manchester United were well-documented. Two years ago, the club failed to sign Ivan Perisic for allegedly refusing to meet his £50 million release clause. Rumours now point the Croatian World…

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Mourinho v Sir Alex: Winning as a means and an end
17:00 Tuesday 27th November 2018

You want to believe in a manager who's won multiple Champions Leagues and titles in four top-flight competitions. Jose Mourinho makes that difficult. You're never certain what game he's playing. Even when you understand he's…

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Three defenders Manchester United should consider signing
09:00 Wednesday 7th November 2018

Manchester United are all over the place defensively. No longer is Old Trafford the fortress it was last season. A lot has changed since David De Gea won his first Golden Glove. The Red Devils often put up some excellent defensive displays due…

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Why did Jose Mourinho want two centre backs in the summer? Revealed
08:00 Saturday 13th October 2018

This past January, Manchester United extended manager Jose Mourinho’s contract through July 2020. Everything else that happened [or didn't] in the summer transfer window reaffirmed how erratic and fleeting football life can be.…

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What is Manchester United's best centre-back pairing?
08:00 Wednesday 19th September 2018

Manchester United has endured a rough patch at the beginning of the season. The major issue lies in defence. It's probably the first time a Jose Mourinho team has struggled so much at the back. Last campaign, full-backs were the biggest…

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Panic in the Stretford End II
08:00 Thursday 23rd August 2018

The first time I wrote an article with this title, I applied a musical theme. United had just lost the home half of the Manchester Derby to City. The mood afterward was no less temptestuous than it is in the wake of another defeat to Brighton.…