Andy Mitten
Andy Mitten
Andy Mitten is a journalist and author. He founded the best-selling United We Stand fanzine as a 15-year-old. A journalism graduate, he's interviewed over 500 famous footballers past and present. His work has taken him to over 100 countries, writing about football from Israel to Iran, Brazil to Barbados. Born and bred in Manchester, he divides his time between his city of birth and Barcelona, Spain.

United have now lost three out of their last four matches as their Premier League form falls away, with Solskjaer desperate to restore Harry Maguire to his place at the heart of the United defence.

The dawn of a European Super League is all about attracting the millions of armchair supporters who will pay to watch Man United vs Barcelona in their homes once a year.

Solskjaer followed in Alex Ferguson’s footsteps by rectifying a sight issue United players had complained about after previously speaking about gaining fine margins.

United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he is surprised how well his players have coped with this strangest of all seasons, but his players look to have run out of steam in recent weeks ahead of the Manchester derby this weekend.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have been scoring in ways the Mourinho, Van Gaal and Moyes eras did not see – signing Erling Haaland can take them to the next level.

In a genuine title race for the first time in years, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side found out on Wednesday that it’s the almost imperceptible advantages that make champions.

United’s domestic away form is staggering, having won 18 of their 20 games and drawing the other two – no one is laughing now at the prospect of them being champions again.

United are in a strong position in the league, but can’t afford Champions League exit to knock on to domestic form as it did for Louis van Gaal a few years back.

At the stadium of Maradona, they still sing his name and outside street art images show El Diego as a kid, an adult, lifting the World Cup and the ‘Hand of God’.

Paul Pogba’s second stint at Old Trafford has been marred by injury, illness and inconsistency but the Frenchman claims he still dreams of playing for Real Madrid.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer keeping an eye on ‘incredible talent’ Ousmane Dembele and youngsters Facundo Pellistri and Ahmad Traore as Jadon Sancho price-out continues.

Manchester United youngster Mason Greenwood has been in the papers for the wrong reasons in recent weeks, but he is making typical mistakes of a young man in transition.

Manchester United manager needs more first team-level signings to keep up with big spenders Chelsea and ever improving Arsenal – Donny van de Been is not enough.

Clubs at the bottom of English football’s pyramid will be in terminal danger when the UK government’s furlough scheme ends next month, and as a small number of spectators are now being admitted into their stadiums, it could be too little to save some clubs.


Sanchez officially ends his stay at Old Trafford where so much was hoped for him, but so little delivered. He will now attempt to rehabilitate his career in Milan.

Man United will lose out financially if they go a second consecutive season without Champions League football next term, but a draw against Leicester City on the final day will be enough to secure qualification.

Odion Ighalo has made a lasting impression at Old Trafford despite limited playing time, but after scoring three times, the Nigerian could be headed back to China before Premier League season restarts.


Club has been allowed to introduce a 1,500-capacity section of ‘rail seating’ by local council with MUST negotiating who will take part in first official return of standing section since 1994.