Sir Alex Ferguson’s side is out to make a clean sweep i.e. win all the 5 trophies! Ferguson is looking to make history by being 1st manager to bag in 5 trophies. Already in his bag are the World Club Championship, the Charity shield and the League Cup. After an impressive win over Inter Milan at Old Traford, he still has his eyes set on the UEFA Champions league, the FA premier league and the FA cup. WOW!!! Those are 6 cups in one season!! This guy has to be really ambitious. So the big question is “Can Man Utd complete the biggest clean sweep in history”
Of late, he has strengthened his race for the premier league title after Liverpool slipped and with Chelsea a few points away, they can still afford to go for the win. The premier league definitely belongs to them unless they slacken. But by the form they are playing in, they are not bound lose a game any time soon. Ferguson has singled out the Champions League as his main priority. They may get it but they have to put a big fight for it.
As the race for the premier league proceeds, they have happened to come across ceratin downfalls. The first one was the 4-1 thumping by Liverpool (this is the worst part) IN THEIR OWN BACKYARD!!! How ugly can that be?? I felt pity for them but hey, this is the premier league. Next came Fulham and they were beaten 2-0. 2 straight defeats in row is not good for championship contenders. I think they can win the premiership but as I have said before, the English premier league is very unpredictable. Despite all that it would be good to note that Chelsea and Liverpool are also hot on their heels for the premiership and the UEFA Champions league titles. After what happened to them in 2008, Chelsea are more determined and more hungry to win a title. The rich man, Abramovich, had to bring a national soccer coach to help them in their titles chase. So far so good. He has been able to help them qualify for the Champions League quarter finals.
Enough about Chelsea. Man Utd are out to win and win big. They have the heart, the will and the players, plus a great manager. Nowadays, Ferguson has 3 established strikers in Berbatov (whose slowness can fool many), Rooney (we all know what he can do with the ball, with or without space) and Tevez (the very industrious and strong striker who plays like an attacking midfielder and has a lethal strike to add to his speed). United’s great defense owes much to the fact that most of their rivals are always trying to gain possession from them. The longer Utd have possession, their opponents have to keep looking for the ball and eventually they tire out and that is how Utd end scoring goals. Their counter attack is splendid.
What more can I say about man utd. More will come later. If you think there’s something missing in this article, feel free and comment.
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