Marcos Rojo checks off a lot of boxes that would make him popular among any group of supporters. As a centre-half, he's nails, prepared to put himself in harm's way for the good of the team. He will stand toe-to-toe with any opposition striker and not be intimidated.
Rojo also regularly speaks so highly of the club and his appreciation for wearing the shirt. When he signed, he reflected on the moment when his agent told him that Manchester United were interested, and was instructed to stay calm....
Morgan Schneiderlin says he has to learn to accept that he may not start every game for Manchester United.
Schneiderlin, 25, was a regular while at Southampton but has had to fight for his place since joining United in the summer.
While the France international has started six of the Red Devils' eight Premier League games this season, he was on the bench for last week's 3-0 loss at Arsenal, with Louis van Gaal opting for Michael Carrick and Bastian Schweinsteiger in his midfield instead.
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Any seasoned Arsenal watcher will know that manager Arsene Wenger is capable of making strange selection decisions from time to time. Aside from the week-to-week stuff when little aches and strains that aren't public knowledge determine the way he sets up his team, there have also been occasions when his choices of which players to use -- and which to leave out -- have seemed a little peculiar.
In 2009, the Frenchman's rationale for leaving January signing Andrey Arshavin out of the 2009 FA Cup semifinal...
Liverpool only made an approach for Jurgen Klopp to succeed Brendan Rodgers after he was sacked, according to the German's agent, despite chairman Tom Werner admitting the club had been watching the coach for "a long time."
Although it only took four days for Liverpool to make the change, Klopp's representative, Marc Kosicke, insists the club only acted...