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Louis van Gaal says Manchester United will only buy the best striker in the world
Louis van Gaal says Manchester United will only buy the best striker in the world

Van Gaal mentioned Chicharito, Rooney, Fellaini, Wilson and Januzaj as attacking options Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is happy with the forwards in his squad and will not buy a new one unless he finds a world-class signing, according to ESPN. The Dutchman seems to be happy with the attacking options he has in the squad, despite seeing his side fail to score in their 0-0 draw against Newcastle United at Old Trafford. An own

Aug 24 2015
Manchester United's troubled forward line and their need to get Wayne Rooney firing
Manchester United's troubled forward line and their need to get Wayne Rooney firing

Wayne Rooney needs to start firing As the clock ticks down to the end of the transfer window, Manchester United’s Louis Van Gaal must decide if it is worth taking the gamble of risking the wait until January before he can address his forward line. A move for Barcelona’s Pedro looked set to materialise until Van Gaal called it off and Chelsea stepped in, and a £60 million bid for Bayern Munich’s Thomas Muller appears u

Aug 21 2015
Time for Manchester United to show faith in Adnan Januzaj
Time for Manchester United to show faith in Adnan Januzaj

The Belgian has started the new season well Manchester United have started the season very well. Premier League wins against Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa was followed up with a 3-1 win in the first-leg of their Champions League qualifier at home to Club Brügge. Defensively, they’ve looked very solid, and the last two games have seen the return to form for Adnan Januzaj. Most United fans will remember where they were when Ad

Aug 20 2015
Rating Manchester United player performances in UCL qualifier first leg against Club Brugge
Rating Manchester United player performances in UCL qualifier first leg against Club Brugge

Manchester United came out 3-1 winners against a Club Brugge side who were fortunate to get a single goal and though they mounted a fair threat, it was the English side's game to lose. The Red Devils started with the same XI that had started the game against Aston Villa and despite conceding early, they put in a good performance to claw back and earn the victory. Some players rose to the occasion, but others faltered. There were some who w

Aug 19 2015
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal backs Wayne Rooney despite poor start
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal backs Wayne Rooney despite poor start

Rooney had only a solitary touch in Villa’s box in United’s 1-0 win over them  Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has expressed his faith in his captain Wayne Rooney playing as the striker for the Red Devils ahead of the Champions League qualifier first leg. The Daily Mail reported Wayne Rooney’s dismay at his poor performances in the first two games for United, the  second one against Aston Villa saw him regi

Aston Villa 0-1 Man Utd: Tactical Analysis
Aston Villa 0-1 Man Utd: Tactical Analysis

Manchester United win again In a thrilling match where chances seemed hard to come by, Manchester United enjoyed a narrow 0-1 victory over Aston Villa to top the table as of Friday. The first half goal scored by surprise starter Adnan Januzaj with the help of a deflection proved enough to seal the game in United's favour.   Once again though, United's attack lacked creativity and dynamism in stark contrast to their def

Aug 16 2015
Player Ratings: Aston Villa 0-1 Manchester United
Player Ratings: Aston Villa 0-1 Manchester United

Manchester United now sit on the top of the table win two wins from their two opening fixtures Friday night Premier League football got off to a slow and uneventful start as both teams Aston Villa and visitors Manchester United tried to avoid making mistakes and maintain their shape and concentration. There were hardly any runs from midfield and penetrations into the box were rare. Villa’s hopeful balls from behind the

Aug 15 2015
Aston Villa 0-1 Manchester United: Five Talking Points
Aston Villa 0-1 Manchester United: Five Talking Points

Adnan Januzaj marked his first start for Manchester United in six months with the game’s only goal as the Red Devils won their opening two games of a season for the first time since 2011. Although it was far from a vintage display, Louis Van Gaal side’s kept their second-straight clean sheet and go top of the table for the first time since the start of the 2013-14 season. All of that was possible thanks to the Belgian’s first-half goal tha

Aug 15 2015
Adnan Januzaj's goal helps Manchester United defeat Aston Villa 1-0
Adnan Januzaj's goal helps Manchester United defeat Aston Villa 1-0

Adnan Januzaj celebrating his goal with his teammates Manchester United continued their winning start to the 2015/16 Premier League after a 1-0 victory over Aston Villa, to add to their 1-0 win over Tottenham last week. The all-important goal came from Adnan Januzaj in the first half, who was set up beautifully inside the box by Juan Mata. That ensured that United continue their great record at Villa Park, where the Red Devils have not lost

Aug 15 2015
David de Gea 'does not want to play' for Manchester United
David de Gea 'does not want to play' for Manchester United

David de Gea had to watch from the stands as Van Gaal opted for Sergio Romero in goal against Tottenham Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has stated that goalkeeper David de Gea will not be featuring in the side which is set to take on Aston Villa on Friday, the club’s official website reports. The 24-year-old was not selected in the matchday squad for the season opener against Tottenham Hotspur last weekend and the Dutchman s

Aug 13 2015
5 possible replacements for Angel Di Maria at Manchester United
5 possible replacements for Angel Di Maria at Manchester United

Angel Di Maria celebrating his debut goal for Manchester United last season His arrival at Manchester United last season was hailed to be one of the biggest deals pulled off by the Premier League club. Penning down a five-year contract with the Red Devils for a record British signing fee of £59.7million, Di Maria’s entry into the club was seen as the perfect silver lining that would ward off those clouds of gloom that had settled

Aug 5 2015
Manchester United 3 Barcelona 1 - Player Ratings
Manchester United 3 Barcelona 1 - Player Ratings

Wayne Rooney scores the opening goal for United in their pre-season friendly against Barcelona Manchester United’s successful pre-season run continued with victory over Champions League winners Barcelona. Wayne Rooney, Jesse Lingard, and Adnan Januzaj scored for United while Rafinha scored the lone goal for the Spanish champions.  Here’s a look at how the Reds fared. David De Gea – 7/10 The United goalkeeper was pla

Jul 26 2015
Highlights: Wayne Rooney strikes as Manchester United beat Barcelona 3-1
Highlights: Wayne Rooney strikes as Manchester United beat Barcelona 3-1

Wayne Rooney scored against Barcelona as Manchester United won 3-1 Manchester United registered their best win of the pre-season after beating Barcelona 3-1 thanks to goals from Wayne Rooney, Jesse Lingard and Adnan Januzaj. Rooney headed in United’s opener in the eight-minute of the match from an Ashley Young corner.  Lingard then doubled United's lead after he struck home a Tyler Blackett cross. One of the highlights of the

Jul 26 2015
A Manchester United fan relives the transition years after the departure of Ferguson
A Manchester United fan relives the transition years after the departure of Ferguson

Alex Ferguson waved goodbye to Manchester United after 26 years That was it. That was the pivotal moment. The moment Sir Alex Ferguson walked out through the tunnel onto the Old Trafford pitch for the penultimate time. The moment that all the United faithful were wary about, scared even. It was time to say goodbye to Fergie time. It has never been the same since. Every great football club has a legacy, a history, a slew of legends in t

Jul 24 2015