Jun 26 2013

“Roo are staying here”, says Moyes

Tag: Transfer Rumours @ 9:04 am

Wayne RooneyDavid Moyes is keen to keep Wayne Rooney at Old Trafford, despite the striker’s alleged desire to leave Manchester United, and will outline his plans to the United number 10 over the next couple of weeks, the morning papers report. Rooney was a marginal figure throughout the final two months of last season when Sir Alex confirmed the striker had handed in a transfer request, something Rooney and his camp have subsequently denied.

According to the Mirror: “Moyes is not looking to sell the star he put on the road to the top at Everton and will let him know that when they finally get together.

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Jun 25 2013

Real Madrid and Chelsea target to be United’s record signing?

Tag: Transfer Rumours @ 8:55 am

Edinson-Cavani-Napoli_2962856Manchester United have emerged as a surprise contender to secure the services of Napoli striker Edinson Cavani, who had so far been subject of a tussle between City, Chelsea and Real Madrid, today’s papers report.

The Mirror claims David Moyes is ready to trigger Cavani’s £54m release clause as he sees the Uruguayan as the perfect partner for Robin Van Persie, but the new United manager will have to fend off serious competition from the three clubs mentioned above.

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Jun 24 2013

Winning the title wasn’t not enough, says United midfielder

Tag: Manchester United News @ 2:12 pm

shinji-kagawaShinji Kagawa has vowed to come back stronger ahead of his second season in English football. The United midfielder endured mixed fortunes in his first season at Old Trafford, after arriving from Borussia Dortmund amid much fanfare and the Japanese international has revealed he wasn’t happy with his efforts over his first 12 months at the club.

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Jun 24 2013

United target’s dad drops Old Trafford hint

Tag: Transfer Rumours @ 8:55 am

FBL-EURO-2013-U21-ESP-ITADavid Moyes might still be a week away from officially taking charge of Manchester United, but he could be on the verge of securing one of his transfer targets, with reports suggesting that Thiago Alcantara is edging closer to seal a move to Old Trafford.

The latest development in the saga involving the Barcelona midfielder has seen his dad, former Brazilian international Mazinho, claiming that Thiago should join United, rather than City, Chelsea or Bayern Munich.

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Jun 22 2013

United striker on London rivals’ radar

Tag: Transfer Stories @ 9:21 am

Manchester-United-v-Manchester-CityWayne Rooney has revealed his intention to join Jose Mourinho at Chelsea, should he quit Manchester United this summer. A number of Satuday’s papers report that the United striker seems to have made his mind up about his future and will inform David Moyes of his decision in a face-to-face meeting scheduled for early next week.

“I’d love to join Jose” screams the back page of the Daily Star, claiming that Wayne Rooney will choose Chelsea ahead of Arsenal because of Jose Mourinho who “has always wanted a strong, muscular hitman in his team, having huge  success with Didier Drogba,” and he plans to utilise Rooney as traditional centre-forward according to the tabloid.

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Jun 21 2013

Guardiola stands in United’s way in the transfer window

Tag: Transfer Rumours @ 9:13 am

Italy-v-Spain-UEFA-European-U21-Championships-Final-1961670Wayne Rooney could be on his way to Arsenal, today’s papers report, after Alisher Usmanov, the Gunners’ second-biggest shareholder, has urged Arsene Wenger to break the bank for the United striker, despite being on the verge of securing a £22m deal for Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain.

The Mirror is just one of the papers to report Usmanov’s quotes: “[Rooney] is a great player and [joining Arsenal] would be great for Rooney, and Arsenal too.

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Jun 20 2013

United could save £60m on summer target

Tag: Manchester United News @ 9:25 am

1357859002326Manchester United are edging closer to secure a deal for Barcelona midfielder Thiago Alcantara, according to today’s papers. The Spain U21’s has been on United’s radar for over a month now, and the latest reports suggest that Barcelona are prepared to let him go as they strive to keep Cesc Fabregas.

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Jun 19 2013

Moyes handed tough opening fixtures

Tag: Manchester United News @ 9:21 am

moyes_2942302Manchester United will begin the defence of their Premier League title with a trip to Swansea on August 17 ,followed by a home fixture against Chelsea on August 24 set to be David Moyes’ first official game at Old Trafford.

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