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Inside Solskjaer's perfect first month at Man United: How he brought Ferguson's ways back to Old Trafford

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United revolution started before he accepted the job as caretaker manager at Old Trafford. After attending United's Champions League match against Young Boys in November, the Norwegian bumped into Marcus Rashford in a corridor as he made his way out of the stadium.

United had won -- just -- thanks to Marouane Fellaini's scrappy 90th-minute goal, but Rashford was disappointed with his performance, having missed a golden chance early in the first half. Solskjaer...

How Juan Mata helped my 12-year-old brother grieve our father's death

Juan Mata's thoughtful act of kindness was a rare bright spot for my 12-year-old brother Harry during a time of horrible sadness.
Juan Mata's thoughtful act of kindness was a rare bright spot for my 12-year-old brother, Harry, during a time of horrible sadness.

My father, a football man, passed away on Nov. 6. That's not an intro I expected to write for one of my ESPN columns, but you'll understand why I have if you read on.

I'd said my goodbyes to him and left his bedside to fly to watch Manchester United play Juventus in Turin on his urging. When Juan Mata scored the equaliser in Turin, my father would have approved, ditto the late winner. But it was all a bit of a daze to me and I put off writing a match report until the following day. Those goals...

Where are all the January transfers? Ramos to Arsenal and Modric to United would liven things up

The January transfer window closes in two weeks and, so far, trading has been quiet at the top end of the market.

The top six clubs have issues to address over the final 14 days of the window, but what are the prospects of Liverpool, Manchester City, Tottenham, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United adding to their squads between now and 11 p.m. GMT (6 p.m. ET) on Jan. 31?


WINDOW SO FAR: It has been all quiet at Anfield, with the Premier League leaders having done their major business...

10 year challenge: How have Messi, Pogba, Salah aged since 2009?

Get caught up on the Premier League weekend with the Exploding Heads in a convenient 90-second (plus stoppages) package.

Posting throwback photos my by a regular occurrence on social media -- there is a whole day of the week reserved for it, after all -- but there have been a spate of them this week thanks to the #10yearchallenge.

Toe Poke thought it would have a crack at the social media trend and examine exactly how some of today's most prominent football stars looked a decade ago, back in the halcyon days of 2009.

Rumour Rater: Philippe Coutinho to Manchester United? Alvaro Morata to Atletico?

Alejandro Moreno sifts through all the big transfer news surrounding the likes of Isco, Alvaro Morata, Fernando Llorente and more.

It's January, and the transfer window is open. Which players are likeliest to move before the window closes at the end of the month? David Amoyal rates the top rumours from around world football.

Philippe Coutinho to Manchester United in January: 15 percent

After falling behind Ousmane Dembele in coach Ernesto Valverde's pecking order, Coutinho is reportedly unhappy with the reduced playing time. This situation seems to be of great interest to Manchester United, who reportedly already sent out feelers...

Solskjaer's arrival at Man United has led to more goals by in-form forwards

The ESPN FC crew examine Paul Pogba's improved performances at Manchester United with the departure of Jose Mourinho.
ESPN's Shaka Hislop says David de Gea's confidence in net has a huge psychological effect on strikers ability to score on the Manchester United keeper.
ESPN FC's Craig Burley breaks down the key factors that guided Manchester United to a statement victory over top-four rivals Tottenham Hotspur.

Manchester United are not just winning games, they are doing so by scoring freely; the team that netted just 11 times in seven games before Ole Gunnar Solskjaer replaced Jose Mourinho as manager has scored 17 goals in the six played since then.

But while once shot-shy forwards have been praised -- most often by their new boss -- issues remain. Poor form saw Romelu Lukaku lose his place in the team; injuries mean Alexis Sanchez has played only 27 minutes of the five league games on Solskjaer's watch;...