De Gea, Rafael, Evans, Blackett, Rojo, Blind, Herrera, Di Maria, Falcao, Rooney, Van Persie. Subs: Lindegaard, Shaw, Smalling, Fletcher, Mata, Valencia, Januzaj.
In response to Mike Phelan’s claims that Manchester United had “lost their way” following the sale of Danny Welbeck, Jason Burt wrote for The Telegraph about United’s history of youth team players. He claimed “it is a myth that United have always had a team overbrimming with local players and youth team products”. Whilst we [...]
The sale of Danny Welbeck has prompted a lot of discussion over the past few weeks in regards to Manchester United and their tradition of bringing through young players. Mike Phelan claimed “they have probably lost the way of Manchester United a little bit”, as if Welbeck was the first former academy player to be [...]
Danny Drinkwater was born in Manchester and joined United’s academy when he was nine. He spent 13 years at the club before he was sold to Leicester in 2012. Ahead of Sunday’s game, Drinkwater has confirmed he’s still a red and admits it will be strange hoping for United to lose. “I’ll have to take [...]
Ander Herrera scored his first goal for Manchester United yesterday in our 4-0 win over QPR. Whilst he was pleased with opening his goalscoring account with his new club, he was happier to get the three points. “I am happy, of course,” Ander explained. “It is important to make a goal at Old Trafford, one [...]
Following the completion of his deal at the beginning of the summer, Ander Herrera has now had a few weeks to assess the other new signings at the club. After United’s 4-0 victory over QPR, Herrera discussed his new team mates. “I think they played very good football, they had some very good passes and [...]
Daley Blind had a fantastic debut for Manchester United yesterday in the middle of the park. He completed an incredible 107 passes with a 96% accuracy. Following the game, Blind says working with Louis van Gaal will only make him better. “He is very honest to everybody, he knows what he wants and he knows [...]