Manchester United: Analysis

The time is right for Vidić to move on


There's no doubting Nemanja Vidić is one of the finest captains United have had, but the time is right for him to move on.

Let's discuss Yohan Cabaye


A move for Yohan Cabaye would be underwhelming, but he could be a useful addition to the Manchester United squad.

Cesc would be central to Moyes' plans


Cesc is an important player at Barcelona, but he's one that accommodates others there. At Manchester United, he'd undoubtedly be a central figure and a player that David Moyes builds around.

To 'Fro, or not to 'Fro, that is the question


To Fellaini, or not to Fellaini, that is the question.

A running diary of Januzaj vs the Singha All-Stars


18-year-old Adnan Januzaj was Manchester United's most impressive player in their recent pre-season friendly versus the Singha All-Stars. Here's a minute-by-minute look at his performance.


The top 45 strikers in the PL: by the numbers

Shuddertothink, an old friend of the site -- even if he is Bitter and Blue -- has some great work that I wanted to point out: He's broken down the top 45 strikers in the Premier League by the...

MUFC 2012-13 player review: Alexander Buttner


Alexander Buttner did what was needed from him this season as Patrice Evra's deputy. The Dutchman was generally solid when he featured, and he was even very impressive on a few occasions, however,...

MUFC 2012-13 player review: Shinji Kagawa


It was a decent debut season at Manchester United for Shinji Kagawa, but it wasn't one that likely left the player fully satisfied, nor the majority of supporters.

MUFC 2012-13 player review: Darren Fletcher


This was never going to be a long review for obvious reasons.

MUFC 2012-13 player review: Tom Cleverley


Tom Cleverley made 32 appearances in his second full-season as a first-team Manchester United player and his form was generally solid throughout. However, his influence did wane as the season...

Would Leighton Baines be a good fit at United?


Leighton Baines would likely be an upgrade on Patrice Evra for Manchester United, however, the Everton left-back would not be an ideal signing.

MUFC 2012-13 player review: Paul Scholes


Paul Scholes went out quietly in the final season of his legendary career.

How might Thiago fit in at United?


Thiago -- if the speculated deal is closed -- should fit like a glove in Manchester United's midfield alongside the calm and reliable Michael Carrick and the incisive Shinji Kagawa.

'Moyes must make a statement of attacking intent at United'


A nice read from Miguel Delaney in a piece for ESPN. In it, he discusses just how attack-minded David Moyes was (or wasn't) at Everton and he ponders if he'll be more proactive at Manchester United.

MUFC 2012-13 player review: Robin van Persie


With context considered, the only other player in the Sir Alex Ferguson era to have had a similar impact at Manchester United in their first season is Eric Cantona.

Thiago hat-trick hero in Spain's Euro U-21 triumph


Manchester United transfer target Thiago was superb in Spain's U-21 European Championship final as he hit for a hat-trick. Here's a review of his performance.

MUFC 2012-13 player review: Ashley Young


Just like most of his fellow Manchester United wingers, it was a disappointing season for the England international.

Chicharito tried to Park Ji-sung Andrea Pirlo


Chicharito tried to channel his inner Park Ji-sung against Andrea Pirlo in Mexico's 1-2 Conferations Cup defeat by Italy.

How might United look with Cristiano Ronaldo?


A David Moyes side with Cristiano Ronaldo in it would likely look more like Jose Mourinho's Real Madrid than Sir Alex Ferguson's 2006-09 Manchester United sides.

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