Paul Pogba’s success with the French team at the World Cup has shifted the critics’ eyes from United’s record signing to Jose Mourinho.
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?
Carrick’s return to the fore at Old Trafford is positive news for Jose Mourinho, as the 36-year old veteran still has a lot to offer before hanging up his boots at the end of the season.
Manchester United have been making headlines recently but only in regards to whether they will be Alexis Sanchez’ next employers. United’s opponents this Monday, Stoke City, are without a manager and have nothing to lose. Can Potters score an upset at Old Trafford?
Man United host Burnley on Boxing Day after a poor draw against Leicester in their pre-Christmas festive fixture. Mourinho’s side will hope to bounce back.
With injuries and poor performances in Manchester United’s defence, it seems that the burden has fallen to Victor Lindelof. Will he be able to cope with the pressure and perform well during the busy December period?
Manchester United take on AFC Bournemouth at Old Trafford midweek following their disappointing loss against league leaders Manchester City.
Manchester United travelled to Watford on Wednesday which saw three goals per half. It was Manchester United fans who travelled home with smiles on their faces, however, with Young, Martial and Lingard scoring four between them.
Chris Smalling appeared to have one of his best seasons under Van Gaal’s management. However, under Jose Mourinho, Smalling appears to be stalling which he cannot afford to do for much longer.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has officially returned to his stage at the Theatre of Dreams after a 7-month injury spell. Where will the 36-year-old fit in the side? Could this be the start of exciting times ahead for United?