Manchester United have just confirmed the rumours which have been circulating for some time. Shinji Kagawa has returned to his former club, Borussia Dortmund, on a permanent deal which is thought to be around £6m.
Good evening, and welcome to LiveBlog coverage of Japan v Greece, as RoM continues to follow the progress of Manchester United players fortunes at the World Cup. Not looking good so far though, as Japan have dropped Kagawa to the bench! Hopefully he plays some part, slightly surprising given how well Japan played against Ivory [...]
How strange it is to be watching Manchester United treat the closing weeks of a season as a sandbox rather than a run-in. With their every trophy-hunting hope having been dashed by mid-April all that is now left for David Moyes is a period of extended limbo, ripe for experimentation. The products of this tinkering [...]
“It really had been a while,” Kagawa told reporters when asked about playing from the beginning. “But I still had to play well and earn a good result whether I started or came off the bench. Shinji Kagawa scored one and assisted another in Japan’s 4-2 win over New Zealand. “I didn’t feel as strong [...]
“Our goal is to try to bring a calm and simplicity to what are incredibly complex problems so that you’re not aware really of the solution, you’re not aware of how hard the problem was that was eventually solved.” – Jonathan Ive As with any sport, football lends itself to classification. There’s a pleasing definition [...]
Shinji Kagawa is looking forward to starting the 2013-2014 season and showing people what he is really capable of. Last season, despite showing flashes of brilliance, injuries and being played out of position meant we didn’t get to see Kagawa consistently at his best. Next season, thanks to hard work, he hopes to end the [...]
Shinji Kagawa’s first season at United didn’t go as well as anyone expected, particularly after he had reached great heights whilst playing for Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga. He picked up a lengthy injury early on in the season and after that spent any playing time he did get out of position, mainly on the [...]
Jurgen Klopp, the exuberent Borussia Dortmund manager, said that it broke his heart to see his former charge, Shinji Kagawa, shunted out to the left-wing for Manchester United. He felt Kagawa was far more effective in the hole, as a deep-lying striker. In the number 10 role. Last night, in an extraordinary, breathless match between [...]