Starting Eleven Blog

Who are the best teams to back for the Premier League title this season?

Posted on August 18th, 2017

Whereas Spain’s La Liga has long been a two- or three-horse race, the Premier League is arguably the most competitive division in the world. On the face of it, the eventual winners of the 2017-18 season could be any one of six teams: Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham, Liverpool, or Arsenal. With help from […]


What is Manchester United’s best starting XI?!

Posted on September 24th, 2015

The honeymoon period is well and truly over with for Louis van Gaal. After a transitional time last season, the Red Devils achieved the bare minimum of returning to the top tier of European football, and with further heavy investment this summer, the United hierarchy will be expecting further improvements on the pitch. Six games […]


United and 3-5-2: Did it work? And what does Van Gaal do next season?

Posted on May 26th, 2015

After a topsy-turvy season, Manchester United have achieved their minimum goal of fourth place in the Premier League and a potential return to the group stages of the Champions League. Another summer of heavy spending looks likely at Old Trafford as United will try to challenge for all competitions in the next campaign. United are […]


How Will Manchester City Accommodate Wilfried Bony?

Posted on February 12th, 2015

Perhaps the most eye-catching domestic move of an admittedly slow January transfer window was Manchester City’s £25m capture of Swansea City striker Wilfried Bony. Even the most affluent of clubs very rarely splash out this kind of money on a new talent and then leave them to collect splinters on the bench. And Bony’s career […]