Antonio Valencia

Mourinho to Manage Antonio Valencia’s Fitness Over Course of Season

October 10, 2017

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will manage Antonio Valencia’s match time this season so as to avoid a burnout. Over the past few years, Valencia has been one of United’s most consistent performers. The Ecuadorian, though a winger by trade, has managed to successfully establish himself as our first-choice right-back. And since Jose Mourinho’s arrival,. Read More »

Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Why Magical Mkhitaryan Must Still Improve

October 10, 2017

Romelu Lukaku has certainly hogged the headlines since his blockbuster arrival at Old Trafford, and deservedly so, with a hugely impressive return of ten goals in his first nine games. It’s unlikely the powerful Belgian would be registering such numbers, however, without such a reliable source of chances coming his way. Step forward Henrik Mkhitaryan.. Read More »

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Zlatan Turns 36 This Week. Does He Still Have a Role in Mourinho’s Revitalised Man Utd?

October 1, 2017

Just over a month ago, it was announced that Zlatan Ibrahimovic was to be re-signed by Manchester United. Predictably, most United fans were delighted with the deal. After all, Ibrahimovic, well into his thirties, performed admirably over the course of his first season in a United shirt, scoring 27 goals in all competitions. Moreover, the. Read More »

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Is (Legal) Live Streaming the Next Step in Elite Football’s March to Digital Dominance?

September 23, 2017

In just the last decade, social media has become a constant in the lives of billions. YouTube, Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram are accessed daily, garnering profits that have allowed some users to make millions off of regular posts. It is therefore no surprise that the footballing world has begun to take notice. Almost every European. Read More »

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Mourinho Once Again Displays Shrewdness in the Transfer Market

September 5, 2017

With the summer transfer window finally coming to a close, both managers and fans alike will be reflecting on the business done by their respective teams and there will be few clubs happier than Manchester United, who look like they have once again come out of a transfer window smelling of roses. Jose Mourinho has built. Read More »

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Does Lukaku Have What it Takes to Fill the Boots of his Predecessors?

August 30, 2017

It’s impossible to deny that Romelu Lukaku has had a great start to his life with Manchester United. The big Belgian striker has scored four times in three competitive games for the Red Devils, seemingly fitting into the team perfectly. But, given the calibre of strikers that United have boasted over recent years, does Romelu. Read More »

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Have Manchester United Finally Recovered from Ferguson’s Retirement?

August 23, 2017

After two games, Manchester United sit atop the Premier League by virtue of their two convincing 4-0 wins over West Ham United and Swansea City. Now, of course, it is very early days, but United are playing their best football since manager Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013. So, is the team showing the right. Read More »

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United looking ready for a title assault?

July 23, 2017

t’s now 3 games into the pre-season tour with Real Madrid coming up tonight in Santa Clara and then Barca in Washington DC. The 2 games against the MSL teams were real training sessions and were good workouts without serious opposition. The City game was not your typical pre-season fixture, and United looked sharp and. Read More »

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Meeting the Players in LA [PICS]

July 18, 2017

  United landed here in LA last Sunday July 9th, and have been training every day since at the UCLA facilities based in Westwood, a short 10 minute drive from their hotel in Beverly Hills. The facilities are first class, and everything you could wish for on a pre-season, and of course the beautiful LA weather. Read More »

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Spurs v United: Statistical Preview

May 14, 2017

The end of a 25-game unbeaten run is always disappointing for a team, but beleaguered by injuries and fixture congestion, United want to finish the season strongly, starting at White Hart Lane on Sunday Defeat to Arsenal was the first time Jose Mourinho has lost to fellow manager Arsene Wenger, but had more than a. Read More »