Manchester United rant

Mourinho and Hughes handshake spat revealed more than it should

Mourinho and Hughes handshake spat revealed more than it should

Jose Mourinho and Mark Hughes' failure to shake hands at Stoke said more about both than if they'd just gone ahead. Hughes and Mourinho both have a history of avoiding handshakes, yet getting supremely narked if others avoid shaking their hand....read more »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic could provide Jose Mourinho and Manchester United with the perfect Christmas present

Zlatan Ibrahimovic could provide Jose Mourinho and Manchester United with the perfect Christmas present

WELL, we certainly see this one coming: Zlatan Ibrahimovic signing on for another year at Manchester United. Despite his massive contribution last season – scoring 28 goals in 46 appearances –it seemed that his time was up at Old Trafford. He was...read more »

Manchester United are full of confidence, says Jose Mourinho – Paul Pogba is full of arrogance

Manchester United are full of confidence, says Jose Mourinho – Paul Pogba is full of arrogance

HOW Paul Pogba managed to stay on the field in table-topping Manchester United’s 4-0 demolition of Swansea is anybody’s guess. Already booked for a dreadful challenge, the French midfielder got away with murder after committing a similar offence. He should have...read more »

Real Madrid give Manchester United a lesson in possession football – no wonder Gareth Bale wants to stay

Real Madrid give Manchester United a lesson in possession football – no wonder Gareth Bale wants to stay

JOSE Mourinho has finally put the tin lid on the rumour box that contained the ‘story’ of Gareth Bale joining Manchester United. After United’s Super Cup defeat to Real Madrid last night, Mourinho admitted it was ‘game over’ in terms of...read more »

Manchester United and Chelsea should steer clear of Serge Aurier – Virgil Van Dijk is a better bet

Manchester United and Chelsea should steer clear of Serge Aurier – Virgil Van Dijk is a better bet

THERE are speculation stories; there are good stories – and there are non-stories. Like this one. Both the Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph claim Manchester United and Chelsea are going head-to-head in a battle to sign Paris Saint Germain’s wayward...read more »

What happened to the Manchester spirit? United could take a leaf out of City’s book

What happened to the Manchester spirit? United could take a leaf out of City’s book

YES, we are contenders again and have bought a squad that can challenge for the title, but where is the heart and soul? Where is the young talent; those homegrown youngsters who have loved Manchester United since they were at junior...read more »

A message for Jose Mourinho and Manchester United – give more kids a chance: it worked for Sir Alex

A message for Jose Mourinho and Manchester United – give more kids a chance: it worked for Sir Alex

I’M continually miffed about young talent being dismissed by top clubs who bring players through and then either sell them or fob them off on loan. What’s the point? Why invest millions in your club’s academy only to overlook rising stars...read more »