Red Rants Archives for January 2017

Five things we learned from Manchester United v Tottenham

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A late winner from super-sub Anthony Martial earned Man Utd three precious points from a tense, nervy clash with Tottenham at Old Trafford on Saturday. Another tactical masterclass from Jose Mourinho against a top six side ensured Utd kept pace... Continue Reading →

Player Ratings: Man Utd 1-0 Spurs

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Anthony Martial came off the bench to grab a winner in the final 10 minutes to split the difference between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford today. There hadn't been much between the two clubs throughout the game... Continue Reading →

Confirmed: Man Utd vs Spurs lineups

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Manchester United face Tottenham Hotspur in under an hour's time in the opening game of this weekend's Premier League action. The two teams are confirmed as: Manchester United David de Gea; Eric Bailly, Phil Jones, Chris Smalling; Antonio Valencia, Nemanja... Continue Reading →

Pundits predict Man Utd vs Spurs scoreline

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Manchester United host Tottenham Hotspur in the first Premier League game of the weekend and an important clash at the top of the table. We start the weekend level on points with Spurs in second place, both five points behind... Continue Reading →

Jose suggests Man Utd could be without 6 players for Spurs visit

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Manchester United host Tottenham Hotspur in the opening game of this weekend's Premier League fixtures. We are currently level on points with Mauricio Pochettino's side and five adrift of leaders Manchester City. Having been boosted by the news that Harry... Continue Reading →

Who Are the Top Manchester United Players of All Time?

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There's no doubt that Manchester United has made its mark on English football history, as any United fan will heartily agree.They've had their share of truly exceptional players who are known all over the world – in some cases, their... Continue Reading →

There's no doubt that Manchester United

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There's no doubt that Manchester United has made its mark on English football history, as any United fan will heartily agree.They've had their share of truly exceptional players who are known all over the world – in some cases, their... Continue Reading →

4-2-3-1: Man Utd predicted XI to face Spurs

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Manchester United return to Premier League action tomorrow to host Manchester United in Saturday's lunchtime game. We came through our EFL Cup win at Swansea City on Tuesday night whilst Harry Kane has been ruled out of this weekend's game... Continue Reading →

Massive injury boost for Man Utd ahead of Spurs game

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Manchester United return to Premier League action on Saturday to face Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford in the lunchtime game. We were in action on Tuesday night, beating Swansea City 2-0 in the EFL Cup with a much-changed lineup from... Continue Reading →

Man Utd team news and injury update ahead of Swansea

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Manchester United are at Swansea City in the EFL Cup fifth round tomorrow evening. Both teams head into the game off the back of a 2-1 defeat this past weekend as the Welsh side were beaten at home by managerless... Continue Reading →

2 key starters confirmed to return for Man Utd against Spurs

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Manchester United host Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday in a key game at the top of the Premier League table. We currently sit in second place, level on points with the North London side ahead of this Saturday's lunchtime kickoff. Jose... Continue Reading →

Man Utd could sign this German star – instead of Mesut Ozil?

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Manchester United are monitoring Marco Reus' situation after the German international hinted he will not stay Borussia Dortmund beyond 2019 in a recent interview. The 28-year-old recently told GQ Magazine in Germany that he would consider leaving the German Bundesliga... Continue Reading →

Man Utd get Bristol City in EFL Cup

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The draw for the quarter-finals of this season's EFL Cup finally took place at 17:45 this evening after the original draw was scheduled for 16:00. Manchester United reached the quarter-finals after a 2-0 win at Swansea City on Tuesday night.... Continue Reading →

Jamie Redknapp compares Premier League star to Cristiano Ronaldo

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Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp heaped praise on Watford's 20-year-old forward Richarlison following their late 4-2 loss at Chelsea on Saturday. The Brazilian actually missed two sitters in the opening five minutes of the second half, either side of Roberto... Continue Reading →

Man Utd to receive Phil Jones injury update

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Phil Jones limped off midway through the first half in Manchester United's 2-1 loss at Huddersfield Town on Saturday. The England international was replaced with an apparent leg injury with the score at 0-0. His replacement, Victor Lindelof then saw... Continue Reading →

Player Ratings: Huddersfield 2-1 Man Utd

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Manchester United suffered their first defeat of the 2017-18 Premier League season today as we went down 2-1 at Huddersfield Town. The Premier League newcomers scored twice in 11 minutes after Victor Lindelof was brought on for the injured Phil... Continue Reading →

Jose Mourinho post-game interview

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Manchester United were beaten 2-1 at Huddersfield Town today, suffering our first defeat of the 2017-18 Premier League season. Perhaps playing in Lisbon on Wednesday night took its toll on a team that went into the game with six first... Continue Reading →

Man Utd lose another player to injury

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Manchester United head to Huddersfield Town for this afternoon's game at the St John Smith's Stadium with six injuries. Jose Mourinho was without Eric Bailly, Paul Pogba, Marouane Fellaini, Michael Carrick, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo heading into today's game.... Continue Reading →

Confirmed lineups: Man Utd vs Huddersfield

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Manchester United are back in Premier League action today following our 3-0 win at Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The two teams are confirmed as: Manchester United David de Gea; Antonio Valencia, Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Ashley... Continue Reading →

Pundits predict Man Utd vs Huddersfield scoreline

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Manchester United travel to Huddersfield Town today in the third of our four consecutive away matches in all competitions. We are coming back from a 1-0 win at Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday night that has seen us... Continue Reading →

Eric Bailly return date confirmed

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Eric Bailly has missed Manchester United's last two games after picking up an injury whilst on international duty with the Ivory Coast at the beginning of the month. Prior to his injury, the 23-year-old had been one of the best... Continue Reading →

Confirmed: Man Utd midfielder signs new 4-year deal

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20-year-old Scott McTominay has signed a new four-year deal to keep him at Manchester United until 2021, with the option of a further year, the club have today confirmed. McTominay is a product of the club's academy an has been... Continue Reading →

6 absentees confirmed for Man Utd against Huddersfield

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Manchester United travel to Premier League newcomers Huddersfield Town tomorrow for our third consecutive away game. Speaking ahead of the game at his pre-match press conference today, Jose Mourinho gave a team news and injury update to MUTV. The good... Continue Reading →

4-2-3-1: Man Utd Predicted XI to Face Huddersfield

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Manchester United return to domestic action following a 1-0 win at Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday night. After a 0-0 draw at Liverpool last weekend we will be looking to get back to winning ways in the Premier... Continue Reading →

Man Utd ready to trigger 12-month extension clause in contract

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Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera is in the final year of his contract at Old Trafford. The Spaniard originally joined from Athletic Bilbao in 2014 on a four-year deal and although we started talks over a new contract last November... Continue Reading →

Arsenal star tells teammates he’s joining Man Utd

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Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil is in the final year of his contract at the Emirates and is yet to sign an extension beyond the end of this season. The German international has been strongly linked with a move to Manchester... Continue Reading →

The Premier League title race made in La Liga

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Last season, when Manchester United appointed Jose Mourinho and Manchester City installed Pep Guardiola as their manager, there were inevitably huge expectations that the two managers were immediately about to start new football dynasties at their respective clubs. As things... Continue Reading →

Jose praises ‘phenomenal’ Benfica player

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Manchester United were 1-0 winners at Benfica last night to make it three wins from three in our 2017-18 Champions League campaign. The result leaves us three points ahead of FC Basel who we travel to in matchday 5 in... Continue Reading →

Jose gives injury update on 5 players

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Manchester United were 1-0 winners at Benfica to make it three wins from three in the 2017-18 Champions League on Wednesday night. Speaking after the game, Jose Mourinho was able to give an injury update prior to Saturday's trip to... Continue Reading →

Jose reveals player will be back to face Chelsea

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Manchester United's injury list has been building up in recent weeks with Eric Bailly, Marouane Fellaini and Michael Carrick joining Paul Pogba, Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic on the sidelines. Jose Mourinho admitted he was short of options for our... Continue Reading →

[Video] Benfica 0-1 Man Utd: Comical Rashford goal gifts United victory

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Manchester United were 1-0 winners in Benfica this evening to make it three wins from three in this season's Champions League. This result means we remain three points above FC Basel who were 2-0 winners at CSKA Moscow this evening,... Continue Reading →

Player Ratings: Benfica 0-1 Man Utd

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Manchester United made it three wins from three in the Champions League group stage with a 1-0 win at Benfica this evening and can confirm our place in the second round in a fortnight's time when the Portuguese champions come... Continue Reading →

Confirmed Lineups: Man Utd vs Benfica

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Manchester United could have one foot in the second round with a win at Benfica in Lisbon this evening. We currently top our Champions League group with six points out of six whilst these evening's opponents have lost both of... Continue Reading →

4-2-3-1: Man Utd predicted XI to face Benfica

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Manchester United travel to Benfica this evening looking to make it three wins from three in our Champions League group and have one foot in the second round. The Portuguese side were 1-0 winners in the cup at the weekend... Continue Reading →

Liverpool legend says Man Utd player is best in the world

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Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea put in another star performance as we held Liverpool to a 0-0 draw at Anfield on Saturday. The Spaniard was particularly praise for his quick reactions to deny Joel Matip from close range when... Continue Reading →

Player Ratings: Liverpool 0-0 Man Utd

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Manchester United dropped points for only the second time this season as we were held 0-0 at Liverpool in today's lunchtime kickoff. Here are how our players fared today: David de Gea 9 The busier of the two goalkeepers... Continue Reading →

Confirmed lineups: Man Utd vs Liverpool

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Manchester United are back in Premier League action today with a trip to Anfield to face Liverpool after the international break. We're looking to at least end the day joint top of the Premier League with Manchester City who are... Continue Reading →

Pundits predict Man Utd vs Liverpool scoreline

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Manchester United travel to Liverpool in the opening game of this weekend's Premier League action after the international break. We start the day joint top of the table with Manchester City who are at home to Stoke City in one... Continue Reading →

Man Utd lining up 2 transfer deals with Tottenham

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Jose Mourinho has not settled on a single player in the left-back role since taking charge at Manchester United last summer. Daley Blind and Ashley Young have both split time in this role in the Premier League this season whilst... Continue Reading →

8 absentees confirmed for Liverpool vs Man Utd

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The Premier League returns from the international break with the biggest game of the weekend kicking off the Premier League action tomorrow lunchtime as Liverpool play host to joint league leaders Manchester United at Anfield. Ahead of the game, Jose... Continue Reading →

4-3-3: Here’s how Liverpool should line up vs Man Utd

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Liverpool are the hosts between this weekend's battle of England's two most successful clubs as Manchester United make the visit to Anfield on Saturday lunchtime. Jurgen Klopp's side start the weekend already seven points behind us, only seven games into... Continue Reading →

4-2-3-1: Man Utd predicted XI to face Liverpool

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Manchester United return to Premier League action tomorrow lunchtime with a trip to Anfield to take on rivals Liverpool. Avoiding defeat would guarantee us top spot in the table prior to Manchester City taking on Stoke City at 3pm the... Continue Reading →

Man Utd given huge boost in signing €60m-rated target

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Manchester United have been given a huge boost in our pursuit of AS Monaco holding midfielder and right-back Fabinho today. The Brazilian international was strongly linked with us over the summer but nothing ever materialised. Last month, Italian outlet Calciomercatorevealed... Continue Reading →

Liverpool legend makes hideous prediction for Man Utd game

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Manchester United return to Premier League action on Saturday as we travel to Anfield to take on Liverpool in the opening game of the weekend following the international break. We start the weekend joint-top of the Premier League, already seven... Continue Reading →

Stats: Liverpool with and without Sadio Mane

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Manchester United are back in Premier League action on Saturday as we go to Anfield to face rivals Liverpool. We start the weekend joint top of the table, already seven points ahead of Liverpool after only seven games. The 21... Continue Reading →

5 reasons why Man Utd will beat Liverpool

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Manchester United return to Premier League action on Saturday with a trip to take on Liverpool at Anfield. We head into the weekend joint top of the Premier League and already seven points ahead of the Merseyside club after only... Continue Reading →

Real Madrid name price for Gareth Bale

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Manchester United target Gareth Bale could be available for transfer, according to reports from Spain. The Welsh winger was strongly linked with a move to us over the summer but nothing materialised. Bale has struggled badly with injuries over the... Continue Reading →

Reports suggest Martial will start over Rashford against Liverpool

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Manchester United return to Premier League action on Saturday lunchtime to take on Liverpool at Anfield. We head into the weekend's fixtures joint top of the Premier League, already seven points ahead of our rivals after only seven games. Marouane... Continue Reading →

Jose confident of landing £45m target

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Jose Mourinho is still yet to settle on a left-back, now in his second season at Manchester United. The Portuguese coach has used Daley Blind, Ashley Young, Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo and Matteo Darmian in this position during his 45... Continue Reading →

[Video] Romelu Lukaku returns to score great solo goal

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Belgium finished their emphatic 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign with a ninth victory in 10 games with a 4-0 thrashing at home to Cyprus. Thorgan Hazard scored a brace either side of his brother Eden finding the back of the... Continue Reading →

Huge injury boost for Man Utd ahead of Liverpool clash

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Manchester United return to Premier League action on Saturday with a trip to Anfield to face rivals Liverpool in Saturday's lunchtime kickoff. We currently sit joint-top of the table and are already seven points clear of Liverpool after only seven... Continue Reading →

Man City to make January move for Man Utd target

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Manchester City are set to make a €40 million (£35.9m) offer for Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto in January, according to reports. The 25-year-old has been a regular in Ernesto Valverde's side this season, playing in six of Barcelona's seven La... Continue Reading →

Zlatan return date target set

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to step up his training regime by making a return to Manchester United's Carrington training complex next month. The 36-year-old has been out since suffering a torn ACL in our Europa League quarter-final victory over Anderlecht... Continue Reading →

Jose could play this 20-year-old against Liverpool

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Manchester United face Liverpool at Anfield in next Saturday"s lunchtime kickoff as the Premier League returns after the international break. We head into the weekend joint-top of the Premier League and already seven points ahead of rivals Liverpool after only... Continue Reading →

Barcelona target Man Utd star for next summer’s big transfer

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For each of the past five seasons Barcelona have spent some serious money in the summer transfer window, and reports today are now suggesting they have made Anthony Martial their number one target for next summer. The Spanish giants made... Continue Reading →

When Zlatan’s back, where does Rashford fit in?

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The impending return of Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be greeted by most at Manchester United with glee, but for maybe one or two, namely Marcus Rashford. The England international has been in electric form so far this season with two goals... Continue Reading →

Marouane Fellaini expected return date confirmed

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Marouane Fellaini limped off after only 29 minutes in Belgium's 4-3 win in Bosnia and Herzegovina yesterday. The Red Devils were leading 1-0 at the time but conceded an equaliser within two minutes of the Manchester United star being replaced... Continue Reading →

Man Utd star could miss a lengthy amount of time

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Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini limped off after 29 minutes of Belgium's 4-3 victory in Bosnia and Herzegovina earlier today. It was noticeable the 27-year-old had a problem with his left knee as he departed the field at 1-0. Belgium... Continue Reading →

Man Utd star injured on international duty

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Marouane Fellaini limped off inside the opening half hour of Belgium's World Cup qualifier in Bosnia and Herzegovina this evening.

Man Utd & Arsenal prepare bids for 51-goal striker

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Manchester United and Arsenal are preparing bids for Santos star youth striker Yuri Alberto, according to the Sun. The Brazilian has been scouted by several top European clubs after scoring an impressive 51 goals in 32 games at youth level... Continue Reading →

Manchester United could play on Christmas Eve

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Manchester United and Leicester City are under pressure from Sky Sports to move our Premier League fixture at the King Power Stadium to Christmas Eve. The fixture is currently set for Saturday 23 December with both teams back in action... Continue Reading →

Man Utd handed big injury boost ahead of Liverpool clash

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Manchester United return to Premier League action on Saturday 14 October to take on rivals Liverpool at Anfield. Both of us currently have a number of players on international duty, including Eric Bailly with the Ivory Coast and Philippe Coutinho... Continue Reading →

January bid, Man Utd alerted as Chilean star puts contract talks on hold

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Bayern Munich could be set to face further problems as midfielder Arturo Vidal continues to stall contract talks. The 30-year-old's contract is due to expire in 2019 and should he not agree a new deal in the near future, the... Continue Reading →

Man Utd star wants more than 50% pay rise to stay

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Manchester United could be set to enter a contract war with Maourane Fellaini as the Sun are claiming the Belgian star wants a significant increase on his current wage. The 29-year-old is in the final year of his contract at... Continue Reading →

Man Utd could have signed £53m-rated Serie A record breaker

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Genoa wonderkid Pietro Pellegri has been catching the attention of fans and scouts across the world whilst breaking records at the start of the 2017-18 Serie A season. Pellegri became the joint-youngest ever player to appear in Italy's top flight... Continue Reading →

Man Utd fans will be shocked by this Marouane Fellaini stat

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Marouane Fellaini scored twice on Saturday as Manchester United thrashed Crystal Palace 4-0 at Old Trafford. The big Belgian midfielder has now played in six of our seven Premier League matches so far this season, starting three of them and... Continue Reading →