The complexities behind the Paul Pogba “transfer”

Paul Pogba is not trying to leave Old Trafford. That's a bold statement, but it's the same one I made right after the season, and then again a few weeks later. I'm sticking with that statement for a few reasons. Primarily because it's the only one that makes sense. Additionally it's because I'm aware of …

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Should Manchester United be going after Harry Maguire

Manchester United had a £70 million bid for Harry Maguire rejected Tuesday morning. Leicester City are seeking £75 million for the defender but that's not the point. The move signaled that after a year of rumors and being linked with the Englishman, United have officially stated that they are keen on signing the defender. That …

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Why Manchester United’s hands are currently tied in the transfer market

The two biggest financial giants in world football both realized something this year. Manchester United and Real Madrid needed to rebuild. They needed to cut dead weight, they needed to add firepower, and they needed to get younger. Armed with unparalleled revenues and spending power one would assume this shouldn't be a difficult task for …

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Let’s quickly check in with Manchester United’s summer signings

The Bundesliga season ended less than two weeks ago. Since then Borussia Dortmund have made not one, not two, not three, but FOUR signings. A fifth if you count the U23 signing they made too! https://twitter.com/BlackYellow/status/1133834221183750145 https://twitter.com/BlackYellow/status/1131203922775937024 https://twitter.com/BlackYellow/status/1131203650372734977   https://twitter.com/BlackYellow/status/1130759031704965121 https://twitter.com/BlackYellow/status/1133019308341288960 Meanwhile Manchester United can't even complete the signing of a kid from Swansea City. Ed …

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All’s quiet on the Paul Pogba front

Last week you couldn't look at any English publication without seeing headlines about Paul Pogba going to Real Madrid. The way the newspapers were speaking, it almost seemed inevitable (hyperbole is one of the English media's strong suits after all). Over the past five days there's been almost nothing written about Paul Pogba. That's weird. He's …

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How Ole Gunnar Solskjaer handles Paul Pogba will determine expectations

There's been a lot made of Paul Pogba recently. I laid out my thoughts on the matter last week. Pogba is United's best player by far. If he left the team would objectively be worse. He's also being covered extremely unfairly by the media and the fans are seemingly trying to run him out of …

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Manchester United’s rebuild has no chance if the owners and coaches can’t get on the same page

The Daily Mirror: Anthony Martial's Manchester United future is secure – because the forward is viewed as the club's "Pele" by co-chairman Joel Glazer. Martial's focus and commitment have been called into question by current United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his predecessor Jose Mourinho. Both expressed concerns about the France striker's attitude in training …

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