For so long the standard-setters, Manchester Utd now lag behind

Jose Mourinho’s appointment was the board failing to confront the real issue

4th December, 2016
Scenes like this were common practise for Manchester United back in the 90's and early part of this centruy Pic: Getty

A couple of years back, a story seeped out, causing more than a few chuckles around the Premier League. With days to go in the summer transfer window, Manchester United were desperate for signings so, with time running out, a technician with a Sky box was surprised to be sent to the home of a club executive with a key role in bringing in new faces. Though not as surprised as when he was greeted...

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