It was only eighteen months ago when Manchester United signed Bastian Schweinsteiger from Bayern Munich, in a deal that I absolutely loved at the time. Growing up, the German midfielder has always been one of my sporting idols, but it just hasn’t worked out here; and I’m gutted.
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Thankfully, the wait is almost over. It has been close to two weeks since we’ve seen Manchester United take to the football field, due to the pain that is the international break. However, this weekend, the Red Devils will take on West Bromwich Albion at the Theatre of Dreams.
Manchester United safely progressed into the quarter-finals of the Europa League just before the international break, with Jose Mourinho’s men beating FC Rostov over two legs. In the round of eight, the Red Devils will take on Anderlecht, with the first game away in Belgium in mid-April.
Manchester United have definitely had a very topsy-turvy domestic season under Jose Mourinho. The self-proclaimed Special One has led his team to some great results, but alongside those have been some rather annoying draws; mostly at Old Trafford.
Just before the two-week international period, Manchester United took on Middlesbrough away from home in a game they simply had to win. The Red Devils did manage to get a result as they beat their opponents 3-1, moving them up to fifth in the table.
Finally, we’re just a few days away from the return of Manchester United Football Club. We’ve had to wait close to a fortnight to see our Red Devils take to the field again, purely due to the pain that is the international break; thankfully, that’s almost over.
Manchester United hopeful that key player will return to action before the end of the season following injury – report
Just when you think Phil Jones was making progress in terms of cutting down on injuries, he goes and gets himself sidelined once again. The 24-year-old goes and gets himself injured whilst on international duty, and apparently, it’s quite serious.
Manchester United spent heavily last summer, which was Jose Mourinho’s first in charge of the club. The January just gone was much quieter, however, with the self-proclaimed Special One choosing not to replace the outgoing Morgan Schneiderlin and Memphis Depay.
Manchester United shocked the footballing world last summer, when Jose Mourinho opted to spend a world record fee to bring Paul Pogba back to the Theatre of Dreams. The 24-year-old has definitely had a mixed time of things so far, but we do tend to forget he’s still very young.
After a two-week hiatus due to the international break, Manchester United are ready to return this weekend – with a home game against West Bromwich Albion up next. However, if you thought this game was going to be easy then think again…