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The Athletic's Carl Anka, Laurie Whitwell and guests bring you a weekly show dedicated to Manchester United. Subscribe for expert insight, big names and breaking news.

    Transfer update & was Palace defeat just a blip?

    Transfer update & was Palace defeat just a blip?

    The Athletic's Carl Anka, Andy Mitten & Laurie Whitwell bring you the latest from inside Old Trafford. The lads look back on United's first two competitive fixtures - can defeat to Palace really just be due to a lack of fitness?

    We also get an update on the latest transfers, with a full-back in particular looking the most likely through the door at the moment.

    • 49 min
    Season preview & can Ole get the players he needs?

    Season preview & can Ole get the players he needs?

    The Athletic's Carl Anka, Andy Mitten & Laurie Whitwell preview United's season ahead and answer the following questions:

    - Which players need to step up?
    - Does Ole know his best team?
    - Which players are likely to leave?
    - And of course... where are we up to in the ongoing pursuit of Jadon Sancho?

    • 44 min
    Transfer priorities & who is United's number 1?

    Transfer priorities & who is United's number 1?

    The Athletic's Carl Anka, Laurie Whitwell & Andy Mitten begin to look towards the new season by assessing the state of key areas of United's squad that need improving.

    The guys tackle the following:

    Who is United's best keeper - Henderson or De Gea?
    What is the latest on United's pursuit of Jadon Sancho?
    Do United need a new centre half or should they make do?

    • 47 min
    Donny van de Beek to United: The Inside Story

    Donny van de Beek to United: The Inside Story

    Carl Anka & Andy Mitten are joined by The Athletic's Adam Crafton to bring exclusive details on the mechanics and back story behind United's signing of Donny van de Beek from Ajax.

    The lads also discuss the a challenging off season for United skipper Harry Maguire - what will be the reaction inside the club?

    If United don't sign Jadon Sancho who are viable alternatives and what would a successful window look like for United?

    • 42 min
    REACTION - defeat to Sevilla & Sancho deal not dead

    REACTION - defeat to Sevilla & Sancho deal not dead

    The Athletic's Carl Anka, Andy Mitten & Laurie Whitwell look back on a disappointing result saw that United knocked out of the Europa League despite a promising performance against Sevilla.

    Why did it take so long for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to make changes? Is the lack of depth in the squad the biggest issue?

    Laurie reveals the latest on Jadon Sancho and why the deal is not dead. Should United just pay whatever it takes?

    • 32 min
    REACTION - United find a way to Europa semis

    REACTION - United find a way to Europa semis

    The Athletic's Carl Anka, Laurie Whitwell & Andy Mitten bring you reaction to United finally seeing off FC Copenhagen and getting through to the Europa League semi-finals thanks to an extra-time penalty from Bruno Fernandes.

    - Were United flat or just unlucky to face an inspired keeper?
    - Is there enough in the tank to get to the final?
    - Is Anthony Martial now world-class?

    Also Laurie brings you the latest twist in United's pursuit of Jadon Sancho - could the deal be off?

    • 32 min

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