Jul 14 2015

Why Fergie’s last gamble paid off

rvp_1789656aIt is just over a year since Robin Van Persie’s diving header met Daley Blind’s cross before flying past Iker Casillas, as Holland drew level against Spain in their World Cup debut.

Most of those watching the game took the Dutchman’s finish as a glimpse of what the future had in store for him and Manchester United.

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Jun 27 2015

Why United must get the business done quickly

CHThSElWIAACMm1Get the business out of the way early on should be Manchester United’s mantra this summer.

At this time of the year 12 months ago, United were desperate to make signings, a task made more necessary and yet more difficult by the mess Louis Van Gaal inherited by David Moyes.

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Jun 15 2015

Five keepers who could replace De Gea

Tag: Manchester United,Opinion Piece @ 8:30 am

Man Utd want Benzema in exchange for De Gea – report-media-1With David De Gea edging closer to a move to Real Madrid with each passing day, it’s almost guaranteed that Manchester United will begin next season with a new goalkeeper but who will replace the Spaniard?

De Gea was named United’s player of the season in the last two campaigns and has emerged as arguably the best goalkeeper in the world, which leaves Louis Van Gaal in a delicate situation as he seeks to avoid a repeat of the scenario that followed Peter Schmeichel’s departure.

United need to replace De Gea with the right goalkeeper and here’s five candidates for the position.

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Jun 14 2015

Why United must buy with an eye to the future

Neville: Premier League surprised Van Gaal-media-3With the transfer window set to open in just over two weeks, United fans are filled with a strange mixture of feelings, from sheer optimism to an hard-to-dislodge sense of urgency.

After an appalling  2013-14 campaign, the Reds endured an up and down season which saw them finish in fourth place and qualify for a Champions league playoff spot.

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Jun 04 2015

Five players who could leave United this summer

Tag: Manchester United,Opinion Piece @ 8:39 am

Manchester+United+v+Chelsea+Premier+League+QShMn7Uk2ozlWith the official opening of the transfer window less than a month away, Manchester United have already been linked with a host of players, as Louis Van Gaal is expected to continue his rebuilding process.

However, while there might be a number of players passing through the arrival gates this summer, the departure lounge could be just as busy, as a number of players look set to leave the club.

Here’s five players who could leave United this summer.

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May 25 2015

10 talking points from United’s season

Tag: Manchester United,Opinion Piece @ 11:55 am

Manchester-United-v-Manchester-City-Premier-LeagueManchester United’s stalemate draw at Hull brought the curtain down on Louis Van Gaal’s first season at the club. Following nine months of highs and lows, United are again on the Champions League’s doorstep after a year-long hiatus and, so far, it is a case of job done for the Dutchman.

However, while United have laid the foundations for their future, a lot of work remains to be done if Van Gaal is to transform his side from also-rans to title challengers in 2015-16.

Here’s five positives and five negatives from this season.

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May 18 2015

Five things we’ve learnt from United vs Arsenal

Tag: Match Reports,Opinion Piece @ 7:54 am

Manchester-United-v-ArsenalManchester United’s already slender hopes of finishing third are all but gone after Arsenal secured a late equaliser at Old Trafford on Sunday, meaning they’ll need one from their next two games to clinch third place.

United looked to have the game under control for an hour before allowing Arsenal back into the contest and will now have to settle for the Champions League playoffs.

Here’s five things we’ve learnt from Sunday.

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May 10 2015

Five things we’ve learnt from Palace vs United

Tag: Match Reports,Opinion Piece @ 10:11 am

Crystal-Palace-v-Manchester-United-Premier-LeagueManchester United took a significant step towards clinching a spot in the top four as they returned from South London with a 2-1 win against Crystal Palace, following a late Marouane Fellaini winner.

United struggled for long parts of the game and failed to impose themselves, although they nicked a goal with less than 15 minutes to go to extend their gap on Liverpool to eight points. Here’s five things we’ve learnt from Saturday.

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