Harry Maguire and Raphael Varane will both be missing for Manchester United's Europa League trip to Omonia Nicosia. The two centre-backs leave manager Erik ten Hag with a problem to solve, though Maguire - who picked up his injury while on international duty with England - has reRead More »
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has become something of a peripheral figure at Old Trafford in recent weeks despite his illustrious reputation, having failed to start a single Premier League match since the 4-0 humiliation at Brentford in August. Instead Ronaldo has been restricted to brief substitute’s cameos domestically, remaining on the bench for the entirety of Sunday’s 6-3 derby drubbing by Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium as Ten Hag admitted he did not throw him into such a dismal performance partly out of respect for his reputation.
Arsenal made it two wins from two in the Europa League on Thursday night, but Mikel Arteta had a couple of problems with the performance
Mikel Arteta was not entirely satisfied with what he saw from his Arsenal side despite their comfortable 3-0 win over Bodo/Glimt in the Europa League. The Gunners were two goals up inside half an hour, as Eddie Nketiah made the most of his chance in the starting lineup to open the scoring before Rob Holding’s header doubled the lead to put the hosts in complete control at the Emirates. Bodo/Glimt had some promising moments after the break, but a comeback never truly looked on the cards and Fabio Vieira ensured there would no late drama as he sealed a ninth win in ten matches this season for Arsenal, one that takes them to the top of Group A.