How Good Does It Feel?

This week Paul and Ash are again joined by Matthew McFadyen and the three of them will discuss the news that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been named as full time manager of Manchester United.

The guys will also preview the upcoming Premier League game against Watford as well as reading out and discussing your tweets.

A Puncture In The Wheel

This week, Paul and Ash are joined by Matthew McFadyen and will look back at the Wolves game, giving their thoughts on the performance.

The guys will also discuss Ole next big test as well as Paul Pogba’s recent Real Madrid comments.

Eyes on the Cup

This week Paul and Ash are joined by Matthew McFadyen (@_maffoo) and the three of them will look back and give their thoughts on the defeat at Arsenal.

Following that the guys will preview the FA Cup Quarter Final against Wolves.

Staying true to tradition, the guys will also read out and discuss your tweets!

Oh, What A Night!

Paul and Ash are joined this week by former United Stand regular, Martin Peart.

The trio will briefly look back at the victory over Southampton before giving their thoughts on the unlikely victory over PSG and looking ahead to Arsenal.

Staying true to tradition, the guys will also read out and discuss your tweets.

Preview: PSG vs Manchester United

Wednesday night sees Manchester United travel to Paris to take on Paris Saint-Germain in the second leg of their Champions League fixture in which the Red Devils are currently trailing by two goals.

Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku are expected to both start with Solskjaer set to alter the formation of the side and deploy either Fred or Andreas Pereira in the middle to replace the suspended Paul Pogba.

Manchester United are not expected to win on Wednesday due to the gulf of class shown in the first fixture between the two sides as well as the recent injury crisis that has hit united leaving them missing many first team players.

Solskjaer will hope for a positive performance ahead of a very important few weeks for the club as they travel to The Emirates in a crucial game in the race for top four before heading to Wolves in the quarter- finals of the FA Cup to allow the possibility of silverware this season a reality.

Man United’s Injury News:

Ander Herrera, Nemanja Matic, Anthony Martial, Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata, Phil Jones, Alexis Sanchez and Antonio Valencia will all be missing for the game in Paris due to injury. Whilst Paul Pogba is suspended due to being sent off in the reverse fixture.

PSG Injury News:

The French champions will still be missing Neymar due to his metatarsal injury he suffered earlier in the season, whilst Edinson Cavani is in contention to feature but still may be a doubt.

Man United’s 20-man travelling squad:

Goalkeepers: David De Gea, Lee Grant, Sergio Romero

Defenders: Ashley Young, Luke Shaw, Diogo Dalot, Marcus Rojo, Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling, Victor Lindelof, Brandon Williams.

Midfielders: Scott McTominay, Andreas Pereira, Fred, James Garner, Angel Gomes.

Forwards: Romelu Lukaku, Tahith Chong, Marcus Rashford Mason Greenwood.

Mason Greenwood and Brandon Williams who are both yet to make their senior debut for the club have travelled alongside James Garner and Tahith Chong who have both made their senior debuts in recent weeks. Angel Gomes who made his debut at the end of last season has also travelled in the 20-man squad.

Possible Man United Starting XI:

(www.buildlineup.com)

Possible PSG Starting XI:

(www.buildlineup.com)

 

Preview: Manchester United vs Southampton

Manchester United can move into fourth spot if they get all three points at home to the Saints and Arsenal fail to win against Spurs. Southampton are coming off the back of a big win against relegation bound Fulham and will be eager to get something from the game as they enter a tough run of games .

United will hope to get all three point tomorrow afternoon before their second leg fixture in the Champions League last-16 against PSG midweek, a trip to Arsenal in the league and an away fixture fixture against Wolverhampton Wanderers to earn a place in the FA Cup semi-finals.

Man United’s Injury News:

In-form forward Marcus Rashford could be set to start after coming off the bench on Saturday due to a recent ankle injury which occurred during the North West Derby against Liverpool.

Anthony Martial has also been out injured since the home fixture against PSG however, the chances of the Frenchman starting are slim.

Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard and Ander Herrera are all doubtful as they began recovery sessions on Wednesday. Whilst both Matteo Darmian and Marcos Rojo are available again for Solskjaer.

Man United’s Possible XI:

(www.buildlineup.com)Southampton’s Injury News:

Mario Lemina is out due to an abdominal problem and Hasenhuttl confirmed that Danny Ings had missed training with a hamstring problem and will not feature on Saturday.

Southampton’s Possible Starting XI:

(www.buildlineup.com)

Ole’s At The Wheel

On this week’s Talking Manchester United podcast, Paul and Ash are joined by Andrew Southwick (@redbeardedred) and Matthew McFadyen (@_maffoo).

The guys give their thoughts on the victory at Crystal Palace and look ahead with a preview of the game against Southampton.

Staying true to tradition, the guys also read out an discuss your tweets.

Rom Hits Back with Two! Crystal Palace Match Review

Ole has continued to impress as he remains unbeaten in the league, only dropping two points against Burnley at the end of January. Man United has now recorded eight straight away wins, making Solskjaer the first Manchester United manager in the Premier League to do so. The fans are applauding the Norwegian’s tactical knowledge by getting all three points in a tough away fixture at Selhurst Park with an injury ravaged side.

Someone who has found himself somewhat out of favour is the Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku who netted twice before Ashley Young sealed the deal in the 83′ minute. However, despite scoring twice some fans are unsure of his abilities and question his composure as he continues to miss big open chances game upon game.

Some fans were also disappointed not to see Tahith Chong grace the field as many were expecting him to due to the injuries regarding both Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard. However 17-year-old James Garner came on to make his debut albeit just as a small cameo substitution made on the 90′ minute to replace the Brazilian, Fred. Majority of fans are hoping that Ashley Young, despite scoring late on, will not continue to feature so heavily come next season as many believe in the depth of the squads youth players such as Chong, Dalot and Fosu – Mensah (on loan to Fulham) who can help patrol the right side.

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Ashley young scores late to ensure all three points. [Evening Standard]
The majority of fans are hoping Ole is given the job on a permanent basis as he continues to break records and ensure the club are within a chance of getting top four football come the end of the season; something that looked far out of sight at the time of his arrival.

Ole’s at the wheel, long may it last!

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