Mourinho’s bad things almost always overlap the good that he does. Luke Shaw’s resurgence is something one cannot overlook.
Antonio Valencia has been at Manchester United since he was part of the compensation package in exchange for Christiano Ronaldo’s transfer out. Over the years he has moved from full-back to winger and back again. At 32 years-of-age now, can he still contribute to United’s future?
Manchester United v Arsenal was one of the most anticipated matches on the EPL calendar in days past. With Sir Alex moved on it lost a bit of that glamour. Arsene Wenger visited Old Trafford this past weekend, his last visit as head man at Arsenal; is there any shine left?
Manchester United reached the FA Cup final with a 2-1 come-from-behind victory last weekend away to Tottenham. Combined with the club’s current record and apparent 2d place Premier League finish it seems a successful season for Jose Mourinho and company. But is it enough to earn “the Special One” praise from the most critical followers?
United has been up and down for the month of April. Indeed, over just the past two weeks they’ve experienced incredible highs and then turned around and lost at home versus the lowliest of opponents. Can they rebound for a league tie at midweek?
Manchester United delayed cross-town rivals, City’s, championship coronation and celebration with an exciting come-from-behind victory at the Etihad on Saturday. We saw three things in this match which may indicate a real turnaround for the Red Devils as they look forward to 2019.
One of the most successful managers in football today is José Mourinho. Yet, Manchester United seem to happily star in the underdog role no matter what the quality of the opposition. Can Mourinho’s counter-intuitive and measured approach to football actually be causing the Devils to fail?
With the World Cup fast approaching, all hands will be on deck for Saturday’s match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace. Chelsea’s back three is not the impenetrable brick wall it was; however, with the home advantage and Kanté on the pitch, the Bluebirds should edge the Eagles off their perch.
David De Gea’s demands for a renewal contract are not nearly as expensive as losing him to another team would be to Manchester United. Since no amount of money can guarantee the replacement of a super goalie, the Red Devils should make securing his contract a priority this summer.
Manchester United faces Crystal Palace today, both missing key players due to injury. Without (arguably) their most potent forward, Wilfried Zaha, Palaces’ Andros Townsend has the opportunity to shine—and cause a possible upset. For Man United, though, it will be up to the Frenchman Paul Pogba to deliver the goods.