Manchester United’s midfield is proving a difficult puzzle to solve, with square pegs in round holes, like Juan Mata playing out wide. But Pogba may complicate things further.
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Manchester United have a reputation for putting faith in their youth and bringing them through into the senior squad, but lately there has been fewer players coming through.
The future of Brazilian midfielder Anderson is one of many issues, which manager Louis van Gaal and executive vice chairman Ed Woodward need to address.
Manchester United need something special to happen this month if they are to retain their Premier League crown. Slumped in seventh place in the table, United are supposedly ready to spend big, and they don't come much bigger in terms of ambition than Juventus pairing Arturo Vidal and Paul Pogba - both of whom are to be bid for, according to the Daily Mail. But where would they fit in?
It doesn’t matter which club you are. Whether you’re Hereford or Barcelona, every once in a while a club has to let go a young talent that ideally they’d have liked to have kept. It happens all the time in the football.
As we move towards the shopping season, the transfer window will open and our shop window is open for several players who appear not to be making the grade at Manchester United.
What sides really can win the Champions League this year? Realistically it will be one of the usual suspects, won’t it? I believe this season’s competition will be won by one of Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, Bayern Munich, the reigning champions Chelsea or Manchester United.
Over the years the crème de la crème of European football’s top clubs have been criticised for poaching young talent not only from abroad but from smaller clubs in their own domestic leagues. This has happened for years, believe it or not.
Forget about all the talented players that have been linked with a move to Old Trafford this year, one player Manchester United should seriously consider signing this summer who would prove to be pivotal and important, is David Beckham.
Think about this for a second. A firework doesn’t last a long time. It builds up with anticipation, let’s rip, dazzles for a few seconds and fades out leaving its audience appreciating its sight.
Manchester United extended their lead at the top of the table to four points after hitting a disjointed Wolves side for five on a bright sunny afternoon at Molineux.
Footballers are philosophical animals, which is why Patrice Evra's claim that winning the Premier League rescues Manchester United’s season rings so hollow.