Manchester United made it nine points out of a possible nine before the international break, and now several of our stars have jetted off to play for their countries. The first game back couldn’t possibly be any bigger, with City visiting Old Trafford on the tenth of September.
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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’s season kicks off with the Community Shield against Premier League champions Leicester City this Sunday. Ahead of the game, we caught up with Leicester fan and blogger, Chris Forryan, who runs the popular website, Leicester Till I Die.
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.
Jose Mourinho donning the Old Trafford touchline could well become a regular occurrence from next season, if you believe the latest words from Sky Sports News pundit Phil Thomson. The Liverpool fan reckons the deal is done already, with a plan in place for Mourinho to take over this summer.
Manchester United take on West Ham this evening, with their Champions League hopes on the line. Its also the last ever game at West Ham’s famous Upton Park ground, but the game has unfortunately been delayed due to the United team bus arriving late.
Manchester United’s Louis van Gaal faces the biggest game of his tenure this evening, when the lads travel to Upton Park one last time. Champions League football is now back in our hands, but ahead of the game, the Iron Tulip has admitted he is worried about West Ham’s Andy Carroll.
Back in the January of 2013, Manchester United sanctioned a £12million move to bring in Wilfried Zaha from Crystal Palace. The tricky winger was highly sought after, thanks to some excellent performances which resulted in helping his side gain promotion.
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 are currently locked in a battle to land a Champions League spot next term, which Louis van Gaal’s men are currently losing to both Arsenal and Manchester City. However ground was made on the former this weekend, with Wenger’s side dropping points at home.