Manchester United Newsletter – Saturday 16th July

Covering: Christian Eriksen joins on a free transfer, Lisandro Martinez next, podcast episode 147, plus more…

Good morning!

Friday was a busy one on the blog. We had the win over Melbourne Victory and Manchester United announced the signing of Christian Eriksen. You might joke that the former was a long time coming, but I understand that a lot of extra work had to be done around the medicals, so it became a complex process.

The Denmark international comes as a huge boost to Erik ten Hag, who knows the midfielder well after he trained with Ajax as part of his recovery from cardiac arrest last year. He proved last season that he still has what it takes to dictate football matches in the Premier League. Of course, I want a bit of that at United.

Strettycast: Episode 147 OUT NOW – reviewing Manchester United 4-0 Melbourne Victory

We have long questioned the mentality at United, which proved to be problematic last season. All it took was the Champions League round-of-16 exit for the players to throw the towel in. It made for a catastrophic end to the campaign.

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