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Caught Offside - Mon Oct 30 5:00 PM
A look at the most expensive players aged 21 or under on Football Manager 2018. If you’re someone who takes your FM very seriously, you’ll already be thinking about the young stars of the future to star for your teams for many years to come on Football Manager 2018. The latest edition of the game...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 30 2:35 PM
Man Utd could have potential problems with their midfield next summer, and it’s been claimed that they’re ready to target a long-term solution. Both Marouane Fellaini and Ander Herrera will see their current deals expire at the end of the season, although in the latter’s case, United have an opti...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 30 1:29 PM
Some controversial absentees as Football Manager 2018 finishing stats emerge… The best finishers in Football Manager 2018 throws up one or two surprises, but then who are we to question the wisdom of the sophisticated scouting and analysis that goes into one of the most addictive computer games i...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 30 10:42 AM
Messi is a huge fan of the forward. Barcelona star Lionel Messi is reportedly pushing for his club to beat Manchester United to one of their top transfer targets as part of their ongoing quest to replace Neymar. The Catalan giants lost their Brazilian forward to Paris Saint-Germain in the summer,...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 30 10:25 AM
It’s Monday and that means it’s time to dissect Garth Crooks’ Premier League team of the week, and as ever, he’s stirred the pot on social media. For starters, there’s no love for Liverpool despite their 3-0 win over Huddersfield Town, as evidently the BBC pundit wasn’t impressed by any individua...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 30 9:56 AM
Here’s our pick of the Premier League stars in action over the weekend. It was business as usual in the Premier League this weekend as Manchester United and Liverpool got back to winning ways, while Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester City had stand-out performers once again. Pep Guardiola’s side loo...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 30 9:07 AM
Some ill-thought-out rantings on this weekend’s Premier League games. We got excited about Tottenham last weekend in our five knee-jerk reactions, and predictably they’ve sent us crashing back down to Earth this week. But then, that’s the nature of football, isn’t it? ‘One day you’re the cock of...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 30 8:29 AM
Man Utd midfielder Michael Carrick has been limited to just one appearance so far this season, and reports claim he’s no closer to making a return. It’s a blow for Jose Mourinho as the Man Utd boss is also without Paul Pogba and Marouane Fellaini currently, which is leaving him thin in midfield i...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 30 7:54 AM
Saturday’s defeat at Old Trafford would have been a major disappointment to Tottenham, but it’s an earlier decision that has earned Mauricio Pochettino some stick. Spurs will be desperate to end their wait for a trophy sooner rather than later, and whether you agree with his decisions or not, Poc...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 30 6:42 AM
It’s fair to say that Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho is sounding a little frustrated as the wait goes on for him to welcome back a key figure from injury. After sustaining a hamstring strain against Basel in the Champions League on September 12, Paul Pogba has been going through rehabilitation to rec...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 29 4:25 PM
This Man United star has just issued a message to his boss Jose Mourinho. The Sun are reporting that Man United manager Jose Mourinho has been issued a message by France international Anthony Martial over his playing time. The news outlet report that after his side’s 1-0 win against Premier Leag...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 29 2:46 PM
Man United may be walking a fine line with this one It’s being reported by the Daily Star that Manchester United and Spain stalwart David De Gea is still unsure as to when the club will offer him a new and improved deal. The news outlet are also saying that due to Real Madrid reportedly … The p...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 29 2:06 PM
Mourinho’s not happy with the Old Trafford crowd… Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho always seems to be complaining about something – and now he’s picked a fight with supporters of the Red Devils. The Portuguese tactician believes that United fans are not giving summer signing Romelu Lukaku...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 29 1:02 PM
Man Utd defender Luke Shaw has continued to struggle to find his way to get back into contention for first-team action this season, but he appears to be working hard off the pitch. The 22-year-old has been limited to just two brief appearances in the League Cup this year, as he continues to strug...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 29 11:50 AM
Jose Mourinho’s decision to replace Marcus Rashford with Anthony Martial during Man Utd’s clash with Tottenham on Saturday didn’t seem to go down too well with the home faithful, as there were sounds of jeers from the stands. It turned out to be a pretty sensible decision given that the French in...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 29 11:24 AM
After securing all three points against Tottenham on Saturday, it should have been enough of a reason to lift Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho’s spirits. However, he still managed to find a way to express his displeasure as he made a ‘shush’ gesture at the cameras after his side’s 1-0 win at Old Traffo...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 29 9:59 AM
Is this a thinly-veiled plea to Rooney? Laura Simpson raised one or two eyebrows with an interesting tweet last night following a recent night out with Everton star Wayne Rooney. The 29-year-old office worker has clearly gained a lot of publicity following the stories of her getting a lift home f...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 29 9:31 AM
Ronaldo to get one over his old club United? Real Madrid are looking into the transfer of new attacking players next summer, and Cristiano Ronaldo is keen on one that could spell bad news for his old club Manchester United. The Portugal international has reportedly signaled that he’d approve of a...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 29 8:25 AM
Was this the key to United’s win over Tottenham? Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has explained why he felt replacing Marcus Rashford with Anthony Martial could give his team what was needed against Tottenham yesterday. The Red Devils gained a hard-fought 1-0 win over Spurs with Martial co...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 29 3:54 AM
Antonio Valencia isn’t going to be a fan of this transfer rumour, as it’s claimed that Man Utd are eyeing a £30m move for a right-back. The Ecuadorian has successfully made the transition from an attacking winger into a defensively sound right back over the last few years, and he has made the pos...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 29 3:00 AM
After the goalless draw at Anfield and the slender win over Tottenham this weekend, question marks have been raised over the style of play that Jose Mourinho has implemented at Old Trafford. The Red Devils collected four points from those two difficult games, and while it wasn’t enough to leave a...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 29 1:56 AM
Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho loves to let the media and public know how he feels, and he’s explained his latest antics after his side’s win over Tottenham at Old Trafford on Saturday. As seen in the image below, the Portuguese tactician can be seen ‘shushing’ the camera after the full-time whistle...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 28 5:32 PM
Manchester United had to rely on an 80th minute strike from French winger Anthony Martial to beat top of the table rivals Spurs this weekend as Jose Mourinho’s side closed the gap on local rivals Man City. We’ve highlighted the five main things we learnt from the Red Devils’ triumph. 1 – Martial...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 28 5:32 PM
Manchester United beat Tottenham 1-0 in the lunchtime kick-off at Old Trafford thanks to an Anthony Martial winner and this is exactly what Jose Mourinho said to the Frenchman before subbing him on in the 70th minute. Talking to Sky Sports Martial revealed: “The manager told me to find space. I k...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 28 4:01 PM
Manchester United were relatively successful during their summer transfer market spending spree but were unable to sign one key target and it has now been revealed why. Italian football outlet CalcioMercato have revealed that Ivan Perisic was on the verge of completing a deal from Inter Milan to...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 28 3:06 PM
Manchester United fans, this should make for some pleasant reading. Man United beat rivals Spurs in a top of the table clash at Old Trafford this afternoon in a hotly contested clash. The only goal of the game came 10 minutes before half time, as a header from Romelu Lukaku saw substitute Anthony...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 28 2:52 PM
Man Utd claimed a 1-0 win over Tottenham at Old Trafford on Saturday, but in truth it was a pretty dull affair on a rainy Manchester afternoon. Importantly for Jose Mourinho’s side though, Anthony Martial stepped up to score the winning goal in the closing stages, with the Red Devils picking up t...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 28 2:50 PM
Manchester United have been set on red alert with Juventus and Real Madrid also rumored to be interested in an unsettled European star. The defender has expressed his discontent at his current club and a move away is looking increasingly likely. Belgian star Thomas Meunier has slipped to second-c...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 28 2:15 PM
Manchester United fans, your hopes of seeing this Real Madrid playing for your club may have just been quashed. It’s being said that United boss Jose Mourinho has told Madrid president Florentino Perez that his side will not be pursuing the Wales international. This was reported by Diario Gol, wh...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 28 1:55 PM
It’s fair to say that those tuning in for Man Utd’s clash with Tottenham at Old Trafford on Saturday were far from impressed with Dele Alli. Aside from a blatant dive in a challenge with Phil Jones with the United man making no contact with him whatsoever, as seen in the video below, Alli also …...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 28 1:16 PM
Man United could be about to receive an offer from a fellow Premier League side for one of their star defenders. It’s being reported by the Daily Star that Newcastle, who currently sit in seventh place in the Premier League, have discussed the possibility of making a move for United left-back Luk...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 28 11:54 AM
Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho will never be able to keep all of the club’s supporters happy with his choices, but he’s caused a stir on Saturday. The Red Devils face a crucial clash with Tottenham at Old Trafford, and having collected just one point in their last two league outings, they know the im...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 28 11:35 AM
Man Utd and Tottenham clash at Old Trafford on Saturday with plenty on the line for both sides as they vie for second place in the Premier League table. Prior to Spurs sweeping Liverpool aside at Wembley last weekend, United came unstuck at Huddersfield Town in a bitterly disappointing result for...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 28 11:26 AM
Man Utd and Tottenham have a similar problem area in their current squads, and Tim Sherwood believes that the solution is staring them in the face. The problem revolves around two players who play the same position, and the individuals in question are Luke Shaw and Danny Rose. Shaw has been limit...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 28 10:51 AM
Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho’s management style has always split opinion, but there’s one Sky Sports pundit who doesn’t sound too impressed with him. The Portuguese tactician was back in the headlines last week after his reaction towards his players, specifically comments made by Ander Herrera, aft...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 28 9:44 AM
Man Utd host Tottenham at Old Trafford on Saturday hoping to get back on track after their surprise defeat at Huddersfield Town last time out. The Red Devils bounced back in midweek in the League Cup with a win over Swansea City, but they can’t afford another slip-up here as they already sit five...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 28 8:06 AM
Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho has openly revealed that he’s worried about the possibility of losing a key cog in his squad next summer. The Portuguese tactician has always favoured midfielder Marouane Fellaini, as the 29-year-old made 47 appearances in all competitions last season while he’s been in...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 27 2:38 PM
Could this help United in their pursuit? Manchester United may have been handed a potential transfer boost as Real Madrid’s move for one of their top targets just took a fresh twist. According to Don Balon, while Antoine Griezmann remains open to leaving Atletico Madrid for a move to their inner-...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 27 2:31 PM
Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho wasn’t in the mood to discuss the injury suffered by Tottenham striker Harry Kane ahead of their encounter at Old Trafford on Saturday. The 24-year-old was ruled out of the clash with a hamstring injury, with Mauricio Pochettino confirming the news in his own press conf...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 27 2:09 PM
Man Utd, Man City, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain all have one thing in common. A transfer rumour linking them with one of Europe’s top talents. After impressive stints in Serbia and Belgium, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has continued his development with Lazio since 2015, and has gradually been att...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 27 1:56 PM
Pochettino has been talked up for the United job in the past – here’s why he’d be ideal. Mauricio Pochettino will be rocking up at Old Trafford with Tottenham this weekend looking to gain a big advantage over Manchester United in this season’s title race – but could it also serve as an important...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 27 12:54 PM
There’s a somewhat ominous look to the Premier League table right now, after Manchester City cruised to victory against Burnley last weekend, extending their lead at the top to five points, with Manchester United having dropped five points over their last two encounters. This coming weekend the g...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 27 12:23 PM
This’ll be a big, big challenge for Tottenham. Manchester United can feel reasonably confident of a win over Tottenham this weekend, if the stats leading up to this fixture are anything to go by. The Red Devils have a great record against Spurs in the Premier League, and have been handed an even...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 27 10:54 AM
Could United tempt him away? Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is interested in one of Real Madrid’s most important players, according to latest reports from Spain. Diario Gol claim United are big admirers of Brazilian midfielder Casemiro, who could use their interest to negotiate himself a...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 27 10:51 AM
Man Utd host Tottenham in the early kick-off on Saturday, and the visitors will be without their most important player at Old Trafford. Spurs have been in fine form in recent weeks, and a major reason for that has been the form of striker Harry Kane who has 13 goals in 12 appearances so far … T...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 27 10:21 AM
Looks like he’s heading to England in the summer. Real Madrid usually grab the headlines because of players they’re buying, but next summer’s transfer market could be about one very big name who looks set to be leaving. According to Diario Gol, Gareth Bale has accepted the prospect of leaving Rea...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 27 9:58 AM
How Manchester United could line up amid reports Mourinho is set to make wholesale changes for the visit of Spurs. Manchester United could field a rather different line up against Tottenham this weekend after a disappointing performance and result against Huddersfield Town last week. The Red Devi...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 27 9:27 AM
Mourinho has told Madrid the deal could be on! Jose Mourinho could be ready to anger Manchester United fans by selling an incredibly popular figure at the club in a shock transfer agreement with Real Madrid. According to Diario Gol, United boss Mourinho is willing to let Marcus Rashford move to t...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 27 8:42 AM
Losing a player of Paul Pogba’s quality would have been a significant blow for Man Utd, and so they’ll be desperate to see him return to action. The French international has been sidelined since September 12 after sustaining a hamstring injury in the Champions League tie with Basel, and his absen...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 27 8:30 AM
Strong words from Zlatan! Zlatan Ibrahimovic has given Manchester United fans an idea of what they can expect from him when he eventually makes his comeback from injury. The Swedish striker has been out since April but could be set to return to action soon, with the Sun reporting this week that h...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 27 8:03 AM
United and Arsenal have both been in touch about him. Manchester United and Arsenal could be about to do battle over an up-and-coming Barcelona star after he burst onto the scene in the Copa del Rey this week. Both Premier League clubs are joined by Bayern Munich in approaching the agent of 22-ye...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 27 6:30 AM
With such an important game coming up, the last thing that Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino could have done with is a major injury concern. Unfortunately for him and Spurs that’s what he’s got, and it couldn’t get any worse as it’s prolific talisman Harry Kane who was emerged as a doubt ahead o...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 26 3:14 PM
So much for team spirit at Real Madrid! Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been having chats with club president Florentino Perez that could affect Manchester United’s transfer plans in the near future. The Croatia international is reportedly unhappy with the form of current Los Blancos strik...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 26 1:42 PM
Who makes our United and Spurs best XI? Manchester United against Tottenham is undoubtedly the big game of the weekend in the Premier League, and it brings together surely the best two strikers in England right now. Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku are both obvious shoe-ins for our combined XI, but w...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 26 11:31 AM
Mourinho’s going all out for this quality star! Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has his eye on one of Chelsea’s rumoured transfer targets, and he could make a big sacrifice to get the deal through. The Red Devils boss is reported to be prepared to offer Ander Herrera and Juan Mata to Atle...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 26 10:48 AM
How much did clubs pay over the odds this summer? This summer saw the transfer market explode after Neymar’s blockbuster move between Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain, but how much did Premier League giants such as Arsenal and Manchester United spend relative to their summer signings’ true marke...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 26 9:17 AM
Is it time for him to quit United? Former Liverpool defender Steve Nicol has told Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw that it’s surely all over for him at Old Trafford after recent criticism from Jose Mourinho. The Red Devils manager has not been shy to single out Shaw after a bad performance,...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 26 8:49 AM
He was singled out by the United manager. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was not a happy man after his side’s tame defeat to Huddersfield Town last weekend, but Ander Herrera isn’t concerned about the criticism that came his way. The Spaniard’s comments after the game didn’t impress Mour...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 26 8:11 AM
Major worries for United ahead of Tottenham’s visit. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho faces having just one fit central midfielder to choose from against Tottenham in this weekend’s big Premier League clash. The Red Devils are in urgent need of a win in this title race six-pointer, having...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 26 7:08 AM
Sounds like he’s close to a return for Chelsea. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has suggested N’Golo Kante could be close to making his comeback from injury in the next few games ahead of a crucial clash with Manchester United. The Telegraph reported earlier this month that the France international...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 26 6:36 AM
Tottenham could be at a huge disadvantage against United. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has admitted he’ll have to wait and see if Harry Kane is fit enough to play against Manchester United this weekend. Spurs travel to Old Trafford for Saturday’s early kickoff, and could certainly do wit...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 25 10:08 PM
Man United and Arsenal fans, your hopes of seeing this Germany star playing for your club may have just been given a big boost. It had been reported by the Sun that both Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho’s side were keeping tabs on Germany and Borussia Dortmund ace Marco Reus, and following an inte...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 25 8:54 PM
Spurs have joined Man United in scouting one of Scottish football’s brightest talents. It’s being reported by the Sun that Mauricio Pochettino’s side have been spying on Scotland and Celtic defender Kieran Tierney, who is also reportedly attracting interest from a number of Europe’s top sides. Th...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 25 1:36 PM
Once seen as an astronomical fee, £100million is fast becoming the new normal… For so long the talk was of when we’d see the first £100million footballer, and then Neymar came along and instantly gave us the first £200m one. Since then, the transfer market has been inflated significantly beyond w...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 25 11:29 AM
Could Barcelona beat United to his signature? Barcelona are reportedly preparing to bring in a long-term replacement for the ageing and out-of-form Luis Suarez next summer in a move that could come at the expense of Manchester United. Barca manager Ernesto Valverde has identified Atletico Madrid...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 25 8:39 AM
Rashford – an old head on young shoulders. A few Manchester United fans noticed a classy moment between Marcus Rashford and Victor Lindelof in last night’s win over Swansea City in the Carabao Cup. The 19-year-old was snapped encouraging his under-fire team-mate after Jesse Lingard’s first goal a...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 25 7:58 AM
Mourinho could try something different against Tottenham. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly fuming with two key United players ahead of this weekend’s clash against Tottenham. The Red Devils lost 2-1 to Huddersfield Town last week, giving them just their first league defeat of...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 25 6:45 AM
So this is why Ozil hasn’t signed a new contract… Arsenal star Mesut Ozil may be one of the best playmakers in the world on his day, but many have questioned his attitude during his time at the Emirates Stadium. The Germany international doesn’t seem the biggest fighter on the pitch, and has a te...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 24 9:51 PM
Man Utd took a step closer to defending their League Cup crown with a comfortable 2-0 win over Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on Tuesday night. After the disappointment of the defeat to Huddersfield Town at the weekend, Jose Mourinho would have been looking for a reaction from his players, a...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 24 9:41 PM
After being left out of the Man Utd starting line-up to face Swansea City in the League Cup on Tuesday, supporters are fearing the worst for one star man. With just one senior appearance so far this season to his name, the expectation was that Luke Shaw would start against the Swans having been l...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 24 11:46 AM
Monday night wasn’t a great night for Man Utd it seems as supporters were left furious and Jose Mourinho may have felt a little unloved. Taking the former into consideration first, it stems from the fact that goalkeeper David De Gea wasn’t even in the race to be named Best Goalkeeper at FIFA’s ‘T...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 24 10:34 AM
Man Utd face Swansea City in the League Cup on Tuesday night, and it’s likely to be an opportunity for Jose Mourinho to rotate his team. The Portuguese tactician was far from happy after his side’s defeat at Huddersfield Town on Saturday, and so in turn he’ll be expecting a positive response from...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 24 8:43 AM
Reports have linked Barcelona with some high-profile signings next year, but they may encounter some troubles with their primary target. Ernesto Valverde has done an excellent job thus far after taking charge this past summer, leading his side to an unbeaten start to the La Liga campaign as they...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 24 8:00 AM
It’s fair to say that Jose Mourinho was far from impressed with his players in Man Utd’s defeat to Huddersfield Town at the weekend. The Red Devils slipped to a 2-1 defeat at the John Smith’s Stadium, losing their unbeaten record in the Premier League as they fell five points adrift of leaders an...