Memphis Depay has more in common with Cristiano Ronaldo than with Arjen Robben, according to Dutch expert, who claimed Depay’s physical strength and desire to win are similar to the characteristics that have seen the Real Madrid man emerge as one of the world’s best players.
Voetbal International journalist, Thijs Slegers told MUTV that the former PSV Eindhoven man is more similar to the former United number 7 than to his fellow Dutchman.
Jose Mourinho has admitted he can’t prevent Petr Cech from leaving Stamford Bridge to join a Premier League this summer.
The Chelsea goalkeeper is among the possible replacements for David De Gea, who is almost guarantee to join Real Madrid when the transfer window opens, although Arsenal are also keen to sign the Czech Republic international.
Manchester United have been dealt a blow after Barcelona’s right-back Dani Alves has opted to extend his deal with the newly-crowned Champions League winners.
The 32-year-old had emerged as one of Louis Van Gaal’s main targets this summer, as the United manager sought to bolster his defensive options, but has chosen to remain at the Camp Nou for at least another two seasons.
Manchester United have told Valencia that they do not intend to part ways with Victor Valdes, according to reports in Spain.
According to local Valencia newspaper Super Deporte, the La Liga outfit have stepped up their interest in the former Barcelona goalkeeper after failing in their bid to lure Iker Casillas to the Mestalla.
Tom Cleverley is set to leave Manchester United on a free transfer this summer to join Everton, bringing his 14-year spell at Old Trafford to an end.
At Goodison Park, Cleverley will re-join Roberto Martinez, who coached the 25-year-old when he was on loan at Wigan, a spell during which the soon-to-be former United midfielder, who will sign a five-year deal with Everton, produced some of the best football of his career.
Louis Van Gaal wants Real Madrid to include a player in any deal involving David De Gea’s transfer to Real Madrid, although the player in question is likely to disappoint Manchester United fans.
According to popular Spanish newspaper Marca, the Dutchman has told the Spanish giants that he wants Real Madrid’s goalkeeper Keylor Navas as part of the deal.
With the official opening of the transfer window less than a month away, Manchester United have already been linked with a host of players, as Louis Van Gaal is expected to continue his rebuilding process.
However, while there might be a number of players passing through the arrival gates this summer, the departure lounge could be just as busy, as a number of players look set to leave the club.
Here’s five players who could leave United this summer.
Andrea Pirlo has described Paul Scholes as the greatest player he has ever faced, becoming the latest footballer to sing the praise of the former United midfielder.
The Juventus man has been of the best in his role over the last 15 years and on Saturday he will try to add a third Champions League winner’s medal to the two he won with AC Milan, as the Serie A champions face Barcelona in Berlin.