Feb 09 2015

Blind praises “amazing” support

Tag: Manchester United News @ 12:42 pm

Daley-Blind-008Daley Blind has praised United’s away support after Louis Van Gaal’s men snatched an unlikely equaliser against West Ham on Sunday.

Despite United delivering another dull and boring performance, the away fans were in fine voice as usual and, thanks to Blind’s last-gasp equaliser, the trip back from East London was made more bearable.

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Feb 09 2015

Five things we have learnt from West Ham vs United

Tag: Match Reports,Opinion Piece @ 10:02 am

Daley-Blind-008Manchester United escaped East London with a point on Sunday, as Louis Van Gaal’s men delivered another mind-numbingly dull performance but were bailed out by a late Daley Blind’s goal. The result sees Unite drop to fourth and drag even further into what is shaping up to be as an incredibly tight race for top four.

Here’s five things we have learnt from United’s trip to Upton Park.

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Feb 04 2015

Mendes: “De Gea will stay at United”

Tag: Transfer Rumours @ 12:12 pm

Stoke-City-v-Manchester-United-Premier-League (1)David De Gea will remain at Manchester United for the foreseeable future, according to his agent Jorge Mendes.

The 24-year-old has only 18 months on his contract and has attracted interest from Real Madrid, with reports suggesting the European champions would be happy to wait for De Gea to see his contract out at Old Trafford before returning to Spain on a free transfer.

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Feb 03 2015

United’s January transfer window a success even without signings

Tag: Opinion Piece @ 9:30 am

Anderson_3039958bWhisper it, but January might turn out to be a success.  In fact, for the first time in what feels like a lifetime, Manchester United enjoyed two successful transfer windows in the same season.

There were, of course, largely different in nature, for the one in August was characterised by lavish spendings and world class players arriving at Old Trafford, while the one that came to a close yesterday was all about the departures, rather than arrivals.

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Feb 02 2015

United confirm Zaha exit

Tag: Transfer Stories @ 6:42 pm

Wilfried-Zaha-008Wilfried Zaha has made his loan spell at Crystal Palace a permanent transfer after joining the south London club for £3m on transfer deadline day.

Sir Alex Ferguson’s last signing at United, Zaha cost the club almost £15m in the 2013 January transfer window but failed to establish himself as first team player under David Moyes and Louis Van Gaal, playing only four times for United since arriving to Old Trafford at the beginning of last season.

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Feb 01 2015

Five things we’ve learnt from United vs Leicester

Tag: Match Reports,Opinion Piece @ 10:10 am

Manchester-United-v-Leicester-City-Premier-League (2)After an insipid performance against Cambridge, Manchester United returned to winning ways, dispatching Leicester 3-1 as they banished the demons of the 5-3 capitulation earlier in the season.

Louis Van Gaal had demanded more goals from his players and he was pleased with what he saw, as United scored three and could have probably had one or two more, but there’s still plenty of room for improvement.

Here’s five things we’ve learnt from Saturday.

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Jan 30 2015

LVG rules out January signings

Tag: Manchester United News @ 3:03 pm

JS55200766Louis Van Gaal has ruled out any January signings, meaning Manchester United wait for a world class centre-back will extend until the summer transfer window.

United had been expected to bolster their defensive options in the winter transfer window, but with their primary targets seemingly out of reach, Van Gaal declared on Friday that while departures remained possible, the arrival gate was now firmly shut.

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Jan 30 2015

United to launch January bid for centre-back

Tag: Transfer Rumours @ 9:50 am

1321107-28415392-1600-900Manchester United will make a last-minute attempt to sign Borussia Dortmund centre-back Mats Hummels or Athletic Bilbao Aymeric Laporte this month.

With the transfer window closing on Monday, United are running out of time to bolster their defensive options and while they’ve not seemed in a rush to get their hands on a new signing, reports suggest things might be about on change over the next four days, according to reports from ESPN.

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