Our Manchester United fans here in the Transfer Tavern were hoping to roll back the years in 2018, and launch an old-school Fergie style attack at rivals Man City’s Premier League title campaign. However, an assault on regaining the FA Cup is the main focus.
The Red Devils were notorious under Sir Alex Ferguson for hunting down teams as the season turned into the home straight after the Christmas fixtures. That just hasn’t happened this year, and recently being dumped out the Champions League has left only the FA Cup to go for as Mourinho bids to bring silverware to the club for the second season running.
However, our regulars in the back room of the bar think that there are two games left in the final few months that will define the Red Devils season.
United invested well in the winter window with the addition of Alexis Sanchez and, will be hoping that the move can be the ‘Eric Cantona’ moment for this United team going forward. Looking to the next couple of months of the season is our landlord, who is checking out what two games could wrap up United’s campaign this year…