Nov 21 2014

United eye Spurs man

Tag: Transfer Rumours @ 9:01 am

Tottenham-Hotspur-v-Nottingham-Forest-Capital-One-Cup-Third-RoundManchester United could be set to bid for Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen in January, as Louis Van Gaal aims to solve his team’s defensive crisis.

The Belgian international is growing increasingly frustrated at the lack of first team opportunities at White Hart Lane and Spurs coach Mauricio Pochettino is said to be unimpressed with Vertonghen’s attitude and omitted him from the starting XI for Spurs’ 2-1 defeat against Stoke before the international break.

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Nov 20 2014

“Dat Guy” has no regrets about leaving United

Tag: Manchester United News @ 8:53 am

downloadDanny Welbeck has revealed leaving Manchester United for Arsenal was the right thing to do and that he has had no regrets about leaving Old Trafford since he completed his move to the Emirates.

On Saturday, the 23-year-old will face United for the first time since his move to Arsenal, as his Louis Van Gaal’s men travel to the Emirates for their first game after the international break, hoping to clinch their first away win of the season.

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Nov 20 2014

Nani not keen on United return

Tag: Manchester United News @ 8:34 am

800x537xreu_2146033.jpg.pagespeed.ic.iQ0vmaUOUcNani has admitted he might not return to Manchester United once his loan spell at Sporting Lisbon ends, as he feels his first team opportunities would be limited at Old Trafford under Louis Van Gaal.

The Portuguese left United in the summer to return to his former club on a season-long loan and his performances for Sporting led to speculations that he might be recalled to Old Trafford as early as in January. The 28-year-old, however, is reluctant to leave Lisbon behind, for he’s finally found regular first team football.

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Nov 19 2014

LVG’s first three months: the good and the bad

Tag: Manchester United,Opinion Piece @ 8:58 am

Angel-Di-Maria (1)Louis Van Gaal’s reign at Manchester United is three months and, as the third international break drags on and on, it’s time to reflect on some of the (early) positives and negatives we’ve seen so far…

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Nov 18 2014

LVG’s snub was “a mistake”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 8:39 am

800x537xreu_2146033.jpg.pagespeed.ic.iQ0vmaUOUcLouis Van Gaal made a mistake by allowing Nani to return to Sporting Lisbon on loan, according to a former director of the Portuguese club.

Paulo De Alvandro, a former director of the Lisbon club, has claimed that Nani is one of the best players to have arrived at Sporting over the last couple of years and that United made a mistake by allowing him to leave Old Trafford in the summer, particularly as the Portuguese international had appeared regularly throughout pre-season.

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Nov 14 2014

United chase £32m defender

Tag: Transfer Rumours @ 8:56 am

aymeric-laporte-est-desormais-lie-avec-le-club-basque_1523380_800x400Manchester United look set to test Athletic Bilbao’s resolve in January with an offer for 20-year-old defender Aymeric Laporte, who’s also on Arsenal and Chelsea’s radar.

According to reports in some of today’s newspapers, United have moved ahead of their rivals in the chase for the young centre-back after contacting Athletic via intermediaries – here’s hoping they weren’t the same who tried to finalise the deal for Ander Herrera in the summer of 2013 – as Louis Van Gaal looks to bolster his defensive options.

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Nov 14 2014

Falcao gamble will pay off

Tag: Manchester United News @ 8:36 am

1415902879394_wps_23_MANCHESTER_ENGLAND_OCTOBEColombia manager Jose Pekerman has said that Radamel Falcao will soon return to form and show the Premier League what he’s made of, insisting the United striker was always going to need time to adjust to a new style of football.

Having missed games against West Brom, Manchester City and Crystal Palace, the Colombian is likely to sit out United’s trip to the Emirates after the international break, prompting many to question whether the former Atletico Madrid striker will ever return to full fitness.

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Nov 12 2014

Moyes was unlucky at United

Tag: Manchester United News @ 4:59 pm

moyesJuan Mata has claimed that David Moyes failed at Manchester United because he was unlucky and that the Scotsman’s work ethic will see him succeed at Real Sociedad.

Having been fired in April after just 10 months at Old Trafford, Moyes was today unveiled as the new Real Sociedad boss, after signing a 18-month deal with the Basque outfit, currently 15th in La Liga.

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