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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.

    United Fire Blanks & Derby Preview

    United Fire Blanks & Derby Preview

    The Athletic's Carl Anka, Andy Mitten & Laurie Whitwell look back on another flat performance from United and look ahead to the the derby this weekend against City. What are the reasons for United's poor form and what can Ole do to get the lads firing again?
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    • 32 min
    Sancho interest cools but Kounde on the radar

    Sancho interest cools but Kounde on the radar

    The Athletic's Laurie Whitwell & Andy Mitten look back on two good results for United - but is their a lack of a killer instinct in attack and what is United's best central defensive pairing?
    They also discuss recruitment after The Athletic reported that United have paused their interest in Jadon Sancho as they focus on recruiting a central defender and a number nine.
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    • 39 min
    Greenwood New Contract & Misfiring Martial

    Greenwood New Contract & Misfiring Martial

    The Athletic's Carl Anka, Laurie Whitwell & Andy Mitten asses United's striking options as Mason Greenwood signs a new contract & Anthony Martial struggles for form.
    We also recap United’s 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion, ask some questions about United’s sometimes baffling defence, and preview this week’s Europa League tie against Real Sociedad.
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Marcus Rashford Interview

    Marcus Rashford Interview

    Coming up today, hear Laurie Whitwell in conversation with Marcus Rashford - part of an in-depth interview you can read on The Athletic. As usual, Andy Mitten & Carl Anka are also on the pod and share their own experiences of spending time with the United striker. 
    Hear Rashford detail some of the thought processes that flash through his mind when making and scoring goals for Manchester United as well as memories of being inspired by Wayne Rooney & Cristiano Ronaldo.
    We'll also talk a little about United making it through to the FA Cup 1/4 finals with victory over West Ham. 
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    • 50 min
    Is The Title Challenge Over?

    Is The Title Challenge Over?

    The Athletic's Carl Anka, Laurie Whitwell and Andy Mitten reflect on a tricky week for United on the pitch - failing to win in their last two matches - is this the end of United's title challenge?
    They also discuss the spate of incidents over the past week involving the likes of Marcus Rashford being targeted by racist abuse on social media.
    Plus, how will Jesse Lingard be remembered by United fans and could Amad Diallo find himself in the first team sooner than we think?
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    • 55 min
    Beating Liverpool & Pogba's Future

    Beating Liverpool & Pogba's Future

    The Athletic's Carl Anka, Laurie Whitwell and Andy Mitten reflect on United's thrilling 3-2 win over Liverpool in the FA Cup.
    They discuss the continued improvement of Solskjaer's team, and ask The Athletic's subscribers if their opinion on the United boss has changed in recent weeks.
    They debate the role and performances of Donny van de Beek. And could Paul Pogba have a long-term future at Old Trafford after all? 
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    • 45 min

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