The David Moyes experiment was a disaster from start to finish, with only a few moments of joy. Inevitably after failing to secure transfer targets in the summer of 2013, it was going to be a struggle. Failure of progression causes stagnation, and missing out on key targets was a major problem.
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After completing 5 summer transfers this summer and Spending £150m+, the Transfer window enters it’s final hours. What deals will be completed? Who will arrive at Old Trafford, and who will leave?
Keep checking for all the headlines and latest news and rumours throughout this busy day.
Learning invaluable lessons from the mistakes made during a rather forgettable 2013/2014 season should provide Manchester United with the best foundations to re-assert themselves in the Premier League. Life without Sir Alex Ferguson was always likely to be difficult, but few expected the former champions to struggle in the manner that they did, on and off the pitch.
I just turned off my telly after watching Chelsea beat Burnley by three goals to one on their return to the Premier League, and Cesc Fabregas was instrumental. The game at Turf Moor concluded the opening weekend of the new season. All in all, a bad opening weekend for United and all concerned.
Despite the fact the transfer window has only been open for 14 days, it already feels like the potential signing of Arturo Vidal has taken on the characteristics of a saga. The Chilean midfield star has been continually linked with a move to United over recent weeks with journalists changing their minds by the minute.
Manchester United have one of the most decorated histories in the footballing world, and although this season may be one to forget for the Red Devils fans from all over the globe, we still have a lot to be thankful for. This excellent inforaphic below highlights every success in United’s 136-year history.
Once upon a (happier) time, I used to play a game. I used to try to predict Fergie’s starting XI. Two hours before kickoff I would write down the 11 players I thought were going to play in whatever game United were about to participate in.
Manchester United lost again at the weekend, and once again didn’t look all that convincing in terms of their performance. Its hard to fathom how a team who are Barclays Premier League champions have fallen so far in such a short space of time, and now look in danger on missing out on major European football next season.
Of all the heart-warming sights to accompany the unfolding of Juan Mata’s transfer to Manchester United last weekend, the image of David de Gea embracing United’s new Spanish superstar with a loving bear hug is the one that bodes particularly well for the future.