First blood Manchester United. Jose Mourinho’s men have been handed an early advantage as the first Manchester derby of the season looms. Sergio Aguero has been handed a three-match ban for a petulant elbow he threw out at Winston Reid in the West Ham game just under a week ago.
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Manchester United’s first home game of the season won’t be an easy one. Jose Mourinho’s men take on Southampton, who have more than caused misery for the Old Trafford crowd over the last couple of years; with two losses against the Saints under Van Gaal.
Manchester United unearthed a real star when they spent just £6million to bring in the Mexican striker known as Chicharito. For two years, Javier Hernandez was adored by the Old Trafford faithful, as he scored goals galore and helped his side win title #19.
Manchester United’s next opponents in the Premier League couldn’t get any tougher, as league leaders Leicester City come to town. In fact, Claudio Ranieri’s team could seal the title with a victory at Old Trafford, but their task has been made quite a bit tougher.
Manchester United take on West Ham this weekend, and ahead of the game one of the Hammers’ key players in the form of Aaron Creswell has claimed that his side don’t need any motivation whatsoever – as they prepare for one of the biggest matches of their season.
Everton have been handed a major boost ahead of the game against Manchester United this coming Saturday. John Stones, who was doubtful to feature, ‘should be ready’ according to Roberto Martinez – the Everton gaffer.
On deadline day, Manchester United were stripped of one of their homegrown talents in the form of Danny Welbeck. the 23-year old Longsight-born striker swapped Manchester for London, as he made a £16million move to Arsenal in an attempt to revive his footballing career as a striker.
Danny Welbeck is a born and bred Mancunian, and on Monday we were all gutted to hear that Manchester United had agreed a deal to sell the Longsight-lad to Arsenal. However, a couple of days later, Manchester United fans aren’t happy with Danny Welbeck, after he admitted he has ‘envisaged’ playing for Arsenal before.
The statement “the biggest derby ever” has been used at least once for the past few seasons, we had the Carling Cup semi finals in 2010, the FA cup semi last year, the league game at Old Trafford last year, and the Community Shield at the start of this season.
In a recent interview Michah Richards has come out with some odd statements, including saying that United players get straight into the England squad. He also feels players like him have to work twice as hard to get recognition for their country.