in this issue of united matchday magazine...


Is Diogo Dalot the finished article?

Our lead article this week analyses the right back's superb form on the tour so far and asks whether he is ready to be a first team regular this season.

beware the sucker punch

David de Gea's form on the tour so far has exposed some old weaknesses, but not the ones you might think.

On this day

A look at what United were up to on the same day in years gone by. This one is pretty special.


meet our opposition

A look at Atleti's's personnel. team news, new signings, stats and the match venue.

United team news and predicted XI

All the latest on who will be playing for United and what system Erik ten Hag is likely to adopt.

Tactical analysis

What to look out for tactically in this match, brought to life with video analysis from our resident tactician.


latest united news

We select the biggest and best news stories that are getting tongues wagging this week.

transfer news

United Matchday Magazine gets to the bottom of what's hot, what's real and what's not in this week's transfer gossip.

Top 10 Videos

Go deeper into what's been going on in and around United with our hand-picked top 10 videos of the week.


the devils' advocate

In each issue we put the case for and against a current United topic. This week's question is, "Is Cristiano Ronaldo a United legend?"

red billy

Billy is feeling optimistic this week. It's the Ten Hag effect.

Hero to Zero

In every issue we give someone our hero of the week and zero of the week award.

the lighter side

Darren's Diary

Have you ever wondered what a technical director does at a football club? We certainly have. But maybe Darren can tell us (parody).

Play Time

Take our quiz on United's connections to the opponents, figure out which three players we've morphed into one, do a United star jigsaw and answer our fiendish crossword. That should pass 30 minutes or so.

twitter chatter

Our favourite tweets and videos from Twitter this week. Some funny, some controversial and some just really interesting.

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