Ever since Marouane Fellaini joined Manchester United in the summer raid of 2013 just after Alex Ferguson’s last season at the club, it is safe to say that till now, mixed and divided opinions is what you will get from United’s fans should a popularity sample be taken on the Belgian’s behalf.
This is a result of an equally divided performance of his for the past four years. By all means the Belgian do not fall short of what can be referred to as a fine player, leaving one to wonder just why and how, four years down the drain, the 29-year old had to hang on the thread bear of being a“Mourinho’sfavourite soldier” to sign an extension of his stay at old Trafford.
Fellaini’s problems started the moment he became forced to play as a defensive midfielder as opposed to his preferred attacking midfield position which he very well excels in without much stress.
Mourinho’sarrival have illuminated the Belgian’s importance which before now was seen as only the act of using his height to break and chest down David de Gea’s long passes, enabling United to control the swing of games.Under, Mou has him seen done more, given the coach’s love for physicality, something the former Everton midfield has in boundless proportions given his build. Continue reading FELLAINI KEEPS REPAYING MOURINHO’S FAITH
The KCOM Stadium might remain mostly empty during the next Cup game as the Tigers supporters have planned not to go and watch the encounter against Swansea.
The reason behind the plan is the dismissal of the head coach Mike Phelan who was told to leave last week.
The supporters are of the view that the owners first have to facilitate the coach in his work in every way possible and then only can they ask for an account of the performances from him.
In case of Phelan, he did not have a proper support staff, he did not have a big enough playing group, he did not have a truckload of money either to elongate the squad in just a week or two that was left in the window when he took over. So, what was the expectation from him in such condition?
It was already known that there would be loses in the first half of the season. In fact whichever game Hull has saved this season is a kind of a bonus because they have walked into each and every game being the underdogs. Continue reading Tigers supporters boycott the Cup Game
Arsenal star Santi Cazorla has attracted a lot of interest from La Liga sides, according to reports.
Since Cazorla’s switch from Malaga in 2012, he has been a major contributor to the Gunner squad, but the La Liga seems to be keen on luring him back home. Spanish news source Fichajes, says that the 31-year old has many suitors in Spain as rumours regarding him not extending his stay in England start to filter.
Cazorla’s current deal at the Emirates is set to end in a couple of months, and many clubs are already getting set to acquire his services should he decide against a renewal. The report claims Valencia, Sevilla and Atletico Madrid are happy to sign him if he returns to Spain. For now, it remains unclear if the Spain international will sign an extension in before June.
Last year, Cazorla could only force 15 games in an injury-plagued season. This term, he has been consistent and has been contributing to the squad’s performances so far. He has featured in all seven games this season, scoring two times. Also, Cazorla is a set to play when Arsenal face Swansea this weekend. Continue reading LA LIGA CLUBS WANT CAZORLA
Manchester United legend, Paul Scoles says Jose Mourinho will make football exciting again at the Premier League outfit.
Scoles insists that Mourinho will learn from Louis van Gaal’s experience and deliver exciting football should he become manager. After the sacking of LvG on Monday, two days after winning the FA Cup, talks to bring the former Chelsea tactician Mourinho to Old Trafford began and it has entered day two. Paul Scholes joins another former player, David Beckham, in endorsing the coach. He said:
“The fans at Man United demand entertaining football and I’m sure Mourinho will come and try and give it.
Van Gaal led United to fifth place in the Premier League but was criticized for his lack of attacking football, with the team only scoring 49 league goals this season. Scholes, who won 11 league titles and two Champions Leagues during a 20-year successful career at Old Trafford, was among Van Gaal’s critics, claiming United were disjointed and played boring football under the 64-year-old. He also questioned whether the former Netherlands, Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss really understood the “ethos of the club.“The 41-year old retired player told BBC Surrey:
“I think Mourinho will have watched that closely and will have seen what happened.
“He’s a top manager, he’s proven that before and hopefully he can do that again.” Continue reading MAN UNITED LEGEND SAYS MOURINHO WILL MAKE FOOTBALL EXCITING AGAIN AT THE CLUB
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been increasingly linked with Manchester United in recent weeks.
The 34-year-old is out of contract with PSG at the end of the season. He refused to confirm that he will sign an extension with the French club. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been a major reason in making PSG as one of the global powers. However, he appears to be in search of a new challenge and this may come in the form of a move to United. The club are in desperate need of some quality forwards. Since Ibrahimovic will not cost anything in wages, it will be seen as a favourable deal.
Midfielder Juan Mata has given the first indication that Ibrahimovic’s next destination maybe Old Trafford. He has welcomed the Swedish striker by saying that his qualities will enhance United’s strength. Ibrahimovic is a household name in Netherlands, Italy, and France. He has also won league titles in Spain apart from these countries. The only major league he has not played is the English Premier League. The chance to test in such a competitive league will be hard to turn down. Mata will enjoy playing with every match given that the striker enjoys being on the end of a great ball. The Spaniard recently set up Marcus Rashford for the only goal of the game against Manchester City. Continue reading Zlatan Ibrahimovic rumors about Joining MU
Juventus has a lead of over 10 points in the Italian League;it really is no wonder to know why the team of MassimilianoAllegri are the favorites on winning their 4th successive Serie A title but this is not the only thing that the Italian club is aiming for.
Juventus is the only Italian outfit that has managed to enter the quarter-final stages of the UEFA Champions League and their hopes of making it even further were increased after they were pitted against As.Monaco.
Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, PSG, Bayern Munich, Porto, Athletic Madrid and As.Monaco are all of the teams that are competing in the quarter-final stages of the Champions League and the French side As.Monaco is widely considered to be the weakest team in the European competition.
Carlos Tevez is the top goal-scorer of Juventus as the Argentine player has scored 16 goals in 26 appearances and the 31 year old player has outlined what he wants his team to concentrate on instead of only winning the Serie A title as he said: “We are in a good shape, we are in excellent form and this is the most important thing. We have to win the title as soon as possible and focus on the Champions League.” Continue reading Juventus has a lead of over 10 points in the Italian League