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What Jose Mourinho’s Lashing Out At The Media Reveals About His Mentality

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We’ve had the excuses from manager Jose Mourinho regarding Manchester United’s fluctuating form. We’ve heard him blame the sunny weather for an average performance. He then cast his net of blame slightly wider to incorporate the referee’s, which was predictable. The oppositions tactics, which was a bit baffling and other

A Brilliant Solution To Manchester United’s Current Predicament Which Will Have You Agreeing

United, Jose Alternative

This is just a hypothetical piece that includes Jose Mourinho, Paul Pogba, France Manager Didier Deschamps, former Real Madrid Manager Zinedine Zidane and Manchester United Football Club. We all know that the atmosphere at Old Trafford at present is toxic and those behind the scenes need to consider their next

Theatre Of Dreams Hanging By A Thread, Someone Needs To Go

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The modern football game is changing, the revenue it generates is phenomenal, the fees for players have gone through the roof and the wages are astronomical. That, in itself is fine but when highly rewarded players put themselves above a club because of self interest, something has to give. The case

The Drama at Old Trafford- Could it Go Even Worse?

Mourinho, jose losing it

Jose Mourinho hasn’t become a bad manager overnight. He is still one of the most respected managers in the World, with excellent CV. However, Mourinho is in unfamiliar territory at present. When he arrived in 2016, he generated outrageous expectation at Old Trafford and it was thought that Manchester United would

Revealing Sky Sports Footage Shows Incredible Rift Between Paul Pogba And Jose Mourinho

Pogba and Mourinho

Who knows what’s going on between Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and midfielder Paul Pogba, but whatever it is, it looks serious. The United boss has has reportedly fallen out with his player on occasion. Likewise the player has been irritated by the ‘Special One’ but of late, things seemed

Kroenke Aiming For Total Autonomy At Arsenal And Only One Man Holds The Key To Our Club’s Future Now

Arsenal Kroenke

The situation at Arsenal is like reading the pages of an elaborate thriller. Firstly, at Arsenal there is the dominant French manager who is reluctant to give up his control at the club. Secondly, there is a conniving American owner who wants to buy out a stubborn Russian shareholder. Thirdly, there

Mesut Ozil May Never Become The New Dennis Bergkamp But That’s Quite Alright

Bergkamp and Ozil

It’s been argued many times before, that Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil is in the same class as club legend, Dennis Bergkamp. Just how these comparisons come about is a bit of a mystery, but we live in world where labels are necessary and where someone is always the ‘new‘ this or

Would Luis Enrique Have Been A Much More Astute And Successful Choice Than Emery ?

Luis Enrique

With Spain’s change of fortunes under new manager Luis Enrique, it’s perfectly reasonable to ask if Enrique would have been the better option to transform a tired and disjointed Arsenal side, rather than Unai Emery. Those that wanted Arsene Wenger out have had to deal with the reality of that decision. So

Demystifying The Actual Reason Behind The Possible Departure Of Ivan Gazidis

Gazidis,Arsedevils

Arsenal CEO, Ivan Gazidis is rumoured to be on AC Milan’s wanted list, but this has already been dispelled as fantasy from inside the club. In July, Chairman Sir Chips Keswick, who sounds like a character from a Dickens novel said, Not by Arsenal fans though, Kesqick! The fact is that when Arsene

The Man Who Can Trigger the Rise of Rashford and How

Marcus Rashford

You can have talented individuals in a team without them being able to convert that potential into a match winning side. England have had that same recurring problem over the years. They’ve had lots of talented players that were unable to knit together to progress or win tournaments, Lampard and Gerrard are

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