Marouane Fellaini’s resurgence showed no signs of stopping on Saturday night, as the Belgian scored twice for his country in their 5-0 win against Cyprus.
After enduring a torrid time under David Moyes, Fellaini has been one of United’s best performers this season, scoring five goals in 23 all competitions and establishing himself as a regular in Louis Van Gaal’s starting XI.
Wayne Rooney has said that he was happy with Louis Van Gaal’s decision to deploy in his natural role up-front after a spell in midfield adding he felt pleased with his current vein of form.
Earlier in the season, with Van Gaal trying to accommodate Robin Van Persie and Radamel Falcao in the side, Rooney found himself deployed as central midfielder, as United shifted between 4-4-2 and 3-5-2 formations.
Marouane Fellaini has described Louis Van Gaal as the sort of strict manager Manchester United needed this season after David Moyes’ shambolic, short-lived tenure.
The Belgian arrived at Old Trafford on deadline day last season but failed to recapture the form he had shown at Everton and soon became a pantomime villain, as he epitomised Moyes’ ill-fated 10-month spell in charge of the club.
Michael Carrick believes that Manchester United have finally found the winning formula and that their 2-1 win against Liverpool on Sunday highlighted they’ve finally turned a corner.
Louis Van Gaal has struggled to impose his style onto his team since arriving at Old Trafford in July, with United coming under intense scrutiny for serving up some insipid football during the Dutchman’s first eight months at the helm.
Gary Neville believes Manchester United will be the underdogs when they travel to Anfield on Sunday, adding that they’ll need to withstand huge pressure if they’re to get anything out of the game.
With eight games left in the season, United’s trip to Merseyside could be a pivotal moment in deciding the two teams’ destiny in the race for top four, with United currently two points ahead of Liverpool but with Brendan Rodgers’ men unbeaten in the league since losing at Old Trafford in December.
Bryan Robson has said Wayne Rooney is Manchester United’s best attacking option and that he wants to see the England captain leading the line at Anfield on Sunday.
Rooney scored United’s third goal against Spurs on the weekend, his 14th goal in his last 14th appearances at Old Trafford, as Louis Van Gaal’s men swept one of their direct rival for a top four finish aside, delivering arguably their best performance of the season.
Juan Mata has said that attacking football was the key to Manchester United’s success against Spurs on Sunday, as Louis Van Gaal’s men delivered arguably their best performance of the season.
In the first of a series of game against their direct rivals for top four, United blew the North Londoners away, imposing themselves on the game from the start and returning to the dressing room at half time with a three-goal advantage.
Antonio Valencia has publicly apologised for his display against Arsenal on Monday night, which contributed in no small part to Manchester United getting knocked out from the FA Cup.
The Ecuadorian, whose performance was described as “disgraceful” by former United captain Roy Keane, took to social media to apologise to the fans and to his teammates for his horrendous display against Arsenal.