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VIDEO: Kagawa’s goal against Italy

Shinji Kagawa put Japan 2-0 up against Italy last night in the Confederations Cup before his country went on to lose 4-3. “At 2-0 up we felt there were some chances for us but it was psychologically hard for us,” he said. “Finally we had the late blow of their winner and so we are [...]

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Buttner Explains Kagawa’s Gangnam Style Singing

Buttner Explains Kagawa’s Gangnam Style Singing

Alexander Buttner has explained why there was footage of Shinji Kagawa singing “Gangham Style” over the microphone at Rio Ferdinand’s Rosso restaurant. “At United, it is usual that you sing a song or hold a speech when you’re new,” he said. “I had a little talk about my first positive experiences at the club, but [...]

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STATS: Our midfielders compared to Chelsea’s, City’s and Arsenal’s

STATS: Our midfielders compared to Chelsea’s, City’s and Arsenal’s

Passing – Arteta has made more successful passes than any other player this season (2517), followed by Carrick (2443) and Yaya Toure (2246). – Arteta has averaged a higher number of passes per game than any other player this season (80.9), followed by Toure (78.9) and Carrick (77.1). These three are separated by at least [...]

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STATS: Season review – The midfield

STATS: Season review – The midfield

- Our most accurate passer in midfield is Scholes (92.4%), followed by Cleverley (90.2%) and Kagawa (89.7%). – Our most accurate midfield passer in the attacking half is Scholes (90%), followed by Cleverley and Kagawa (85%). – Kagawa has more touches of the ball than any other player in midfield (1.32 per minute), followed by [...]

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RoM Season Review: The attack

RoM Season Review: The attack

Shinji Kagawa He is set to become a major player for United. He needed time to settle, and was held back by an injury, but that sublime hat-trick against Norwich and that body swerve against West Ham to set up Antonio Valencia gave us a glimpse of what is to come next season. Robin van [...]

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Klopp: Kagawa on the left breaks my heart

Klopp: Kagawa on the left breaks my heart

Shinji Kagawa was voted the best player in the Bundesliga the season before he joined Manchester United, so despite winning the title in his first season, we’ve yet to see the best of him. He spent a large chunk of the earlier part of the season injured and has made most of his appearances on [...]

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VIDEO: Kagawa, Buttner Van Persie, Chicharito Goals vs West Brom

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Kagawa: I wish I could have played for Fergie for longer

Shinji Kagawa has today sung the praises of our retiring manager and expressed his regrets that he didn’t get to play for him for longer. “He has a magnetic power,” Kagawa told ManUtd.jp. “I felt it the first time I met him, from the way he conducts himself and also from working with him on [...]

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VIDEO: Dortmund Fans Singing Kagawa Song In Madrid

Ahead of watching their team knock Real Madrid out of the European Cup, Borussia Dortmund fans were singing in the streets and still had time for our very own Shinji Kagawa, who we bought off them last summer.

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Fergie: Shinji Could Have Won Us The Game If I Didn’t Sub Him

Fergie: Shinji Could Have Won Us The Game If I Didn’t Sub Him

Sir Alex Ferguson has conceded that Manchester United could have beaten West Ham earlier this week if he hadn’t subbed off Shinji Kagawa. Kagawa had made our first equalising goal with a lovely bit of skill before his goalbound shot was deflected and then came off the woodwork to set up Robin van Persie for [...]

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Tactical Thoughts On Shinji Kagawa

There has been much debate amongst United fans about Shinji Kagawa recently. Some feel his first year at the club has been a disappointment and that he is unlikely to make the grade, whilst others feel he has great promise and will blossom in the years ahead. It’s safe to say that the jury is [...]

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STATS: Shinji Kagawa’s Season So Far

STATS: Shinji Kagawa’s Season So Far

Starts: 12 Goals: 5 Assists: 2 Minutes per goal/assist: 129 Passing completion: 512/566. 90.5% (only Scholes with 92.4% has a better passing completion rate at United. Silva 85.4%, Mata 85.2%, Hazard 84.9%) Final third passing completion: 174/202. 86.1%. (Hazard 82%, Scholes 81%, Silva 80%, Mata 78%, Oscar 75%) Games where he’s played 15+ minutes vs [...]

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VIDEO: Kagawa Scores For Japan

Shinji Kagawa scored for Japan in their 2-1 defeat against Jordan.

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VIDEO: Kagawa and Rooney’s Goals vs Norwich

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Fergie: Kagawa Still Adapting

Fergie: Kagawa Still Adapting

Whilst Shinji Kagawa has shown great potential since joining United in the summer, we’ve yet to see him shine on a consistent basis. He has spent a large chunk of the season injured and for some reason seems to fade in the second half and not influence the game as much. Sir Alex Ferguson has [...]

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