Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Manchester, England. Originally named Newton Heath, it was established in 1878. Since then it has made its way to being the most successful club in England, with forty-two top-flight trophies.
The Premier League has twenty teams playing in it each season. Each team plays a total of thirty-eight games in the Premier League every season. Nineteen of these are played on home turf, and the other nineteen on opposition turf.
Manchester United have fourteen games remaining in the Premier League. Four of these games are against “big six” oppositions. Manchester United host Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea, and play away to Arsenal. Games against Manchester City and Liverpool are of considerable importance due to the rivalry. Manchester United has lost the previous ties with each of these clubs.
Manchester United Transfer News
Since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson, transfer news has always been a great deal to Manchester United and its fans. The club has seen four managers ever since. Transfers have been common occurrences in the post-Sir Alex era. Each manager is trying to implement his philosophy into the club. The club saw David Moyes bring in three, Louis van Gaal brings in thirteen, and Jose Mourinho brings in ten players. Most pundits and Manchester United fans will concur to the fact that the team still faces problems in defence. A new center back signing is in the offing. Kalidou Koulibaly is set to be a prime target for Solskjær.
Manchester United Players
The current Manchester United team favours a 4-3-3 approach to most games. The Spanish No. 1 David De Gea is the first choice goalkeeper for the team, followed by Argentina’s Sergio Romero as the second choice, and England’s Lee Grant as the third choice. The center back positions are occupied by Victor Lindelof, Eric Bailly, Phil Jones and Chris Smalling, with the team yet to find a permanent center back duo. The robust Luke Shaw plays left back, and the right-back position is occupied by either of the experienced Ashley Young or Antonio Valencia.
The team gets its creativity spark from the midfield with Paul Pogba orchestrating many of the team’s attacks. Nemanja Matic plays deeper as the central defensive midfielder. Ander Herrera or Juan Mata occupy the other midfield position. The main man up front is Romelu Lukaku. Anthony Martial or Alexis Sanchez plays on the left wing, with Manchester United academy product Jesse Lingard playing on the right wing.
Manchester United Forum
Best five Manchester United fan websites or forums:
Full-Time Devils, The United Stand, Red Café, United Forum, Manchester Evening News