Manchester United will finish in the top four this year

We've made it fam. The transfer window is over and the new season is upon us. It's not surprising that Manchester United fans are completely divided about to feel heading into this season. It's been like that for like four years now so why should we expect anything different? It's funny because most of those …

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I’m cautiously intrigued by Christian Eriksen

The Telegraph: "Manchester United are pursuing an audacious late move for Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen. Eriksen is keen for a new challenge and United are interested in trying to strike a deal before the transfer window closes at 5pm on Thursday." United's interest in Eriksen is nothing new. He's been linked with the club for the …

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Here’s my problem with Ashley Young being Manchester United’s captain

Man Utd: “David’s obviously in contention, [but] Ash, when he's on the pitch, will carry the armband. When Ash starts, he'll be carrying the armband,” said Ole in his post-match press conference. When asked if this meant that the right-back had replaced Valencia - who moved to L.D.U. Quito in the summer - as club captain, …

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What we’re looking for this pre-season from Manchester United

If he's done nothing else Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has brought the fun back to the preseason. It's fun to see the young players play alongside the senior players. It's fun to form wildly over-optimistic expectations for how much the kids will be able to contribute this year. That's what the tour is all about. Last …

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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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