Manchester United

Who’d have thought Burnley and Huddersfield would outshine the likes of Chelsea and Liverpool?

Who’d have thought Burnley and Huddersfield would outshine the likes of Chelsea and Liverpool?

ONE of the few things we have learned from the first batch of Premier League games is that the so-called lesser lights can have a big say in the destination of the title. Watford gave Liverpool a run for their money;...read more »

Glenn Hoddle and the Zaps team predict flying starts for Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool

Glenn Hoddle and the Zaps team predict flying starts for Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool

THE Premier League season kicked off in spectacular style last night with Arsenal’s 4-3 victory over Leicester. Our Zapsportz team of experts predicted a home win for the Gunners – but not by that incredible score. Arsene Wenger’s men twice came back...read more »

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has nowhere to hide now – Jose Mourinho is safe, says Glenn Hoddle

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has nowhere to hide now – Jose Mourinho is safe, says Glenn Hoddle

ALL Premier League managers are under pressure, from day one, whether they are fighting for the title or European places – or battling to beat the drop. But Zapsportz co-owner Glenn Hoddle reckons the greatest pressure will be on Pep Guardiola,...read more »

We assess some of the big transfer moves of the summer so far: Gray, Lemina, Richarlison, Iheanacho, Matic, Morata and others

We assess some of the big transfer moves of the summer so far: Gray, Lemina, Richarlison, Iheanacho, Matic, Morata and others

MANY Premier League clubs have been busy in the transfer market with the eagerly-anticipated start of the new season just a day away. The latest big money transfer was that of Andre Gray from Burnley to Watford in a club record...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 »

Matic, De Gea, Bailly, Lindelof, Pogba, Fellaini, Carrick, Martial, Lukaku: Mourinho’s team of giants to win big

Matic, De Gea, Bailly, Lindelof, Pogba, Fellaini, Carrick, Martial, Lukaku: Mourinho’s team of giants to win big

The Premier League season is about to burst back into life, and here Zapsportz.com co-owner and resident columnist Glenn Hoddle gives his pre-season predictions. The former England, Chelsea and Spurs manager– and Mail on Sunday correspondent - gives his run down on Manchester...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 »

Manchester United still linked with Gareth Bale – and Danny Rose: neither will happen

Manchester United still linked with Gareth Bale – and Danny Rose: neither will happen

I DON’T know about you, but I will be glad when the transfer window closes and we can get back to normal. Get back to what we love; watching football and, for me, getting back to writing about football. You, know,...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 »

Mauricio Pochettino and Spurs are leaving it late – Jose Mourinho has got in early: transfer window analysis

Mauricio Pochettino and Spurs are leaving it late – Jose Mourinho has got in early: transfer window analysis

We are into the final month of the transfer window, with some clubs sitting pretty having already made a handful of star signings while other fans look anxiously at their chairmen wondering when the transfers are happening. The differing approaches to...read more »