Jadon Sancho and Harry Maguire have both been ruled out of the Premier League clash between Manchester United and Chelsea on Thursday. Both Maguire and Sancho won’t be available for Manchester United when they play hosts to Chelsea in a rescheduled league game. The game was brought forward due to the FA Cup final commitment on the part of outgoing European champions Chelsea.The Blues made the FA Cup final after beating London rivals Crystal Palace 2-0 earlier this month thanks to the second half goals from the England international duo of Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Mason Mount and will face Merseyside giants Liverpool in the bid to win a first FA Cup title since the 2018 edition.
Manchester United target ErlingHaaland will make a decision over his future in the next two weeks. This is according to Daily Mail reporter Mike Keegan which stated that the Borussia Dortmund striker is keen to sort out his future in the coming weeks amidst the interest from a lot of big teams on the European football stage including Manchester United. Apart from Manchester United, Premier League champions Manchester City and Real Madrid have also been linked with a move for the young striker. Various reports in the British media have stated that English champions Manchester City are leading the race for Haaland.
Arsenal were on a very good run in the Premier League before they were stopped by Liverpool in their rescheduled match this week as their bid for a top-four spot continues. The Gunners had gone six games without a defeat in the league before they took on the Reds at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night. It must also be pointed out that five of the six Premier League games were wins.
North London giants Arsenal have a lot of work to do if they are to finish in the top four ahead of the other teams in the race. Apart from the Gunners, the other teams in the top-four race include Manchester United, West Ham United, Tottenham Hotspur and Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Tottenham Hotspur have been able to bounce back from the disappointment of losing four out of five Premier League games by winning the next two against Leeds United and Merseyside team Everton. The North Londoners turned to Italian manager Antonio Conte when NunoEspirito Santo was fired after a poor run of results in the league and he began his managerial reign at the club with an unbeaten league run which ended courtesy the 2-0 defeat at the hands of London rivals Chelsea. Conte was handed his first Premier League defeat as the Tottenham Hotspur manager by the Blues thanks to the second half goals from Hakim Ziyech and Thiago Silva.
The away defeat against Chelsea started the run of three successive league defeats for Tottenham Hotspur. Defeat in the Chelsea game was followed by home defeats to Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers. Saints scored twice in the space of two second half minutes through Che Adams and Mohammed Elyounoussi to secure a memorable 3-2 away win over Spurs. Son Heung-Min had earlier scored in the second half to give Spurs the lead for the second time after the first half strike from Southampton striker Armando Broja cancelled out the own goal from teammate Jan Bednarek for the opening goal of the game. The 2-0 home defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers made it three straight league defeats for Tottenham Hotspur with Raul Jimenez and Leander Dendoncker getting the goals for Wolves in the first half.
Premier League newcomers Brentford are presently on a losing run in the league after the home loss to Manchester United in a rescheduled game played at the Brentford Community Stadium on Wednesday night. The Bees came into the game with a record of two straight defeats and they made it three defeats in a row against the Red Devils.
Manchester United attacker Cristiano Ronaldo has designs on the Golden Boot race in the Premier League this season but he’s far from the top of the leading goalscorers and he has a lot of work to do to catch up with the likes of Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) and Diogo Jota (Liverpool).
Interim Manchester United manager Ralf Rangnick has revealed that the duo of Dean Henderson and Donny Van De Beek will start the final Group F clash with Young Boys at home in the UEFA Champions League (UCL). The German tactician made this known in his pre-match press conference ahead of the game billed for the Theatre of Dreams on Wednesday night.
Manchester United power brokers are prepared to give manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer more time to turn things around at the club in the aftermath of the humiliating home defeats at the hands of rivals Liverpool and Manchester City. To this effect, Solskjaer is expected to be in the Manchester United dugout for the game at Watford when Premier League football resumes next week.
Embattled Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that the French duo of Anthony Martial and Raphael Varane could return to the Premier League squad for the trip to London to face Tottenham Hotspur.
Solskjaer is under pressure after his Manchester United side were thumped 5-0 at home by arch rivals Liverpool when the two traditional English teams battled each other last weekend. In his post-match press conference after the Liverpool debacle, Solskjaer stated that Varane and Martial are progressing well in their respective recoveries from injury and that they could be in contention for the Spurs game this weekend.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has disclosed that the duo of Harry Maguire and Amad Diallo will miss the Premier League visit of Everton this weekend. The Manchester United made this known in his pre-match press conference on Friday ahead of the game billed to take place at Old Trafford on Saturday lunchtime. In a chat with the media, Solskjaer said that Diallo and Maguire won’t be available for the Everton game.
Ivorian international Diallo has not featured for Manchester United this season due to injury. He was part of the Ivory Coast squad to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games this summer alongside club teammate Eric Bailly.