"The sale and loaning of players this summer has also allowed the manager to involve more of our young players and provide a firm foundation and culture ready for building the next trophy-winning squad". We didn't come enough between the lines but we did create chances.
Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk tussles with Sheffield United's Oliver McBurnie during the clubs' Premier League match at Bramall Lane on Saturday. They're a very good team at it and they know their strengths, I think they'll do well this season.
Manchester United had to dig out a hard win against League One side Rochdale in the League Cup, as they won 5-3 on penalties after the game remained tied at 1-1 in normal regulation time.
United midfielder Mata, however, has seen up close just how much the Manchester giants mean to his manager and how determined he will be to return the club to its former glories.
"He's been working really hard, we hope to see him before the global break".
"It was not the best game we had but we won".
He is a clinical striker and he would've been a massive loss for Arsenal, especially if they were to lose him to a rival in the Premier League.
On a night when top-flight teams West Ham, Bournemouth and Sheffield United were eliminated by lower-division opposition in the third round of the English League Cup, United had a major let-off at Old Trafford despite fielding a lineup containing Paul Pogba and $60-million offseason signing Aaron Wan-Bissaka. You have to respect the opponent, they defend in a way that is really hard.
Liverpool's Dutch duo Georginio Wijnaldum and Virgil Van Dijk reflected on an important victory as their team toiled to three points in the lunchtime kick-off.
"If it would have been a draw I would sit here and say that's how it was today, Sheffield deserved it and that's what we deserved", the German said.
'Up to now it has been good but we have to make sure it stays like that. But he admitted that getting them was crucial. "Now we play bad and still win games".
And the equalizer came when Axel Tuanzebe, filling in out of position at left back in his first league start for United since May 2017, gave the ball away under pressure in front of his own area.
The Gunners have had a rather rocky start to the 2019-20 season and they have dropped points against the likes of Liverpool, Spurs and Watford recently.