Player Analysis

Brandon Williams has the qualities that Erik ten Hag will want in his Manchester United squad next season

With all of the pressing issues within the current Manchester United squad, the left-back position may be one of a few that does not need immediate attention. It could use with a light touch up, though.  Having witnessed the Alex Telles experiment in full, there is an argument to be made that United already had …

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Have Manchester United finally found the correct way to use Cristiano Ronaldo?

It has been the topic on everyone’s lips. It seems as though the arrival of Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo, an entity, a footballing force of nature has consistently been cause for debate as to whether the Manchester United team he signed for has become a detriment as a result of his acquisition. I think even …

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Diogo Dalot: 21/22 Tactical Analysis & role prediction under Erik ten Hag 

One year ago, if a Manchester United fan would have said that Diogo Dalot would be pushing for a starter spot at the club and be a candidate to build around for the new manager, no one would have believed that person. One needs to just think back on Dalot warming the bench for AC …

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Assessing Manchester United’s midfield targets for the summer transfer window

During the final stages of the match against Everton last week, Manchester United fielded a midfield three of Paul Pogba, Juan Mata, and Bruno Fernandes. One goal down and with a top 4 spot in the balance, United finished the game with arguably the most unbalanced midfield trio in the history of the club. Injury …

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Scott McTominay problem on show against Leicester City

Manchester United‘s dull 1-1 draw against Leicester City highlighted a particular problem in Scott McTominay‘s game before his substitution on 55 minutes. The first half of the game was played at a worryingly low tempo, with Gary Neville sympathising with ‘bored’ United fans afterwards. One of the main reasons for this is how United tried …

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Player Analysis: Anthony Elanga’s off the ball movement

Manchester United left the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium with a draw after being rescued by a late equaliser from Anthony Elanga. The Swedish youngster has now scored in back-to-back games for United and interim manager Ralf Rangnick has taken a liking to him after being impressed in training sessions. The quality that sets Elanga apart from …

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Player Analysis: Harry Maguire’s performance vs West Ham

Manchester United secured a well-fought victory against West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon. The win has elevated the Reds to fourth place in the table, and the returning Harry Maguire was excellent throughout the game. The centre-back has had a difficult season so far, and with his comeback into the starting XI …

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Denis Zakaria: A Manchester United Scouting Report

Written by John Zuidema In the 2019-20 season, Marco Rose and his Borussia Monchengladbach team were one of the powerhouses of the Bundesliga. Finishing fourth in the table with an impressive win over Bayern Munich among others, Gladbach midfielder, Denis Zakaria, was a name on the lips of most Bundesliga fans. In a critical match …

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