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Mkhitaryan: Why the maestro is the key to Manchester United’s success this season

Dortmund lit up the Bundesliga in the 2015/16 season, scoring like it was nobody’s business and ultimately, even though the Bavarians will never admit it, instilling fear into Bayern Munich’s icy heart. Although Bayern eventually triumphed over their rivals with a 10-point gap, Dortmund ended the season as arguably the Bundesliga’s most entertaining side –…

Fellaini and Young are Manchester United’s vital disciples…

Fellaini and Young are Manchester United’s vital disciples…

If you had been told in July 2016 that Jose Mourinho’s first Champions League match as Manchester United manager would be marked by a goal from Marouane Fellaini assisted by Ashley Young then you would have heartily laughed and wondered a) how two such uninspiring utility players could survive three transfer windows with the king…

They’re back: Why Manchester United are genuine Premier League contenders

Under Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United had swagger, confidence and skill. Old Trafford was a fortress that teams dreaded visiting, and above all, major silverware was the norm every season. All those things, though, got increasingly suppressed in the years that followed Fergie’s retirement, all thanks to David Moyes and Louis Van Gaal. Average performances…

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