Bastian Schweinsteiger has been urged to give “serious consideration” to a move to Manchester United by German one of the all time greats of German football, Lothar Matthaus.
The 30-year-old cast doubts over his future at the Allianz Arena when he suggested he was in no hurry to sign a new deal with the Bundesliga champions, despite having only 12 months remaining on his current contract, fuelling speculations that he could be set for a move away from Bavaria in the summer.
Louis Van Gaal has been handed a relatively easy start to the campaign for the second consecutive season, as Manchester United will open their Premier League campaign against Tottenham Hotspur at home, before travelling to Aston Villa the following weekend.
United will then host Newcastle at home before facing Swansea away, hoping to avoid a repeat of last season’s defeat, and will welcome Liverpool on 19 September, followed by a difficult trip to Southampton.
Former Manchester United striker Andy Cole believes Harry Kane might not yet be ready to move to Old Trafford and Louis Van Gaal would be taking a huge gamble in signing the Spurs striker.
Kane, who scored 31 goals in all competitions last season, has been linked with a move to United over the last couple of weeks, with Van Gaal reportedly ready to invest between £40m and £50m to convince Spurs’ chairman Daniel Levy to part ways with the England U21 striker.
Robin Van Persie has insisted he is not concerned by his future at Manchester United and said he’s determined to prove he remains at the top of his game.
The Dutchman, who scored just 10 Premier League goals last season, has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford this summer, but said he remained calm despite the speculation surrounding him.
Mario Mandzukic is “very close” to join Manchester United this summer, according to former AC Milan and Croatia midfielder Milan Rapaic.
The Atletico Madrid man has become the latest of a number of strikers linked with a move to Old Trafford, as Louis Van Gaal looks to bolster his attacking options after a campaign during which his side struggled in front of goal.
With David De Gea edging closer to a move to Real Madrid with each passing day, it’s almost guaranteed that Manchester United will begin next season with a new goalkeeper but who will replace the Spaniard?
De Gea was named United’s player of the season in the last two campaigns and has emerged as arguably the best goalkeeper in the world, which leaves Louis Van Gaal in a delicate situation as he seeks to avoid a repeat of the scenario that followed Peter Schmeichel’s departure.
United need to replace De Gea with the right goalkeeper and here’s five candidates for the position.
Manchester United have made Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen their number one target to replace the departing David De Gea.
According to the Mirror, United’s goalkeeping coach Frank Hoek was instructed to draw up a short0list of possible replacements and the Dutchman has been identified as the man to replace De Gea.
With the transfer window set to open in just over two weeks, United fans are filled with a strange mixture of feelings, from sheer optimism to an hard-to-dislodge sense of urgency.
After an appalling 2013-14 campaign, the Reds endured an up and down season which saw them finish in fourth place and qualify for a Champions league playoff spot.