When looking through the choice of wingers that David Moyes has available to him at Manchester United this season, it's strange to think that he would be linked to any more, but the Daily Star are suggesting that the former Everton man is ready to bid big for Real Madrid's Angel Di Maria.
Manchester United fans have been used to Michael Carrick pulling the strings in midfield over the past few years. The Englishmen was sat alongside Paul Scholes last season as the two dictated United to a Premier League trophy. However, with Scholes now retired and Tome Cleverley and Marouane Fellaini the only two options to work beside, life doesn't look as rosy for the 33-year-old. But the mettle of the latter two is set to be tested as Carrick has been ruled out with an Achilles injury.
I get the feeling that we are never going to hear the end of Shinji Kagawa's 'ordeal' at Manchester United until he leaves, despite the Japan international getting a little of games recently. But that may be sooner rather than later, with The Times reporting that David Moyes may be open to use him as a bargaining chip to lure Marco Reus the other way.
It's that time of year again - people start picking holes in Premier League sides and stick their nose in regarding who they should be looking to sign in the new year. I'm no different, just to let you know, and I am of the opinion that the man Italian sources are reporting is on Manchester United's radar would be a fine acquisition.
When Sir Alex Ferguson retired last summer, it saw first team coach Rene Meulensteen leave the club as well. The former Manchester United youth and reserve manager took part in a Twitter Q&A recently, and when asked his opinion on which central midfielder the Red Devils need, the 49-year-old replied with Borussia Dortmund's Ilkay Gundogan. But is he the man to fill the midfield gap?
Manchester United's victory over Arsenal yesterday was not only three points in the bag for David Moyes, but it was also a message to the Premier League that the Old Trafford club are still firmly in the hunt for the title. They now sit five points behind the Gunners with only 11 games played, and the former Everton boss is said to be hungry for the top spot, but does he have the squad to win the title?
Manchester United are now firmly back in the mix, in my opinion, as they go on in their attempts to retain their Premier League trophy. However, looking through their midfield options I still think this is where they have problems, and need to shed the deadwood in order to spruce things up a bit.
For the last year or so I have had it drilled into me just how good of a player that Shinji Kagawa is. Not knowing, or frankly caring, what he did in Germany with Borussia Dortmund, or how he turns out for Japan, I dig deeper into his statistics from his time at Old Trafford to determine whether or not I rate the playmaker as what he's being labelled as - a wasted talent.
In the aftermath of Manchester United's victory over Arsenal, here are five things we learnt from the tie.
After Manchester United's win over Arsenal yesterday, here are 10 reason why United can still win the Premier League.
Arsenal travelled to Manchester United today to take on the reigning champions in their bid to become, well, champions. The Gunners came into the game sitting pretty at the top after 10 games but a Robin van Persie header in the first half sent a blow to Arsene Wenger's title hopes. For me, there was a standout player in the heart of the victory, and that was Phil Jones.