No one likes rolling over and having their tummies tickled quite like Steve Bruce. Ever since the United legend took over at Hull, any fixture against the Tigers has always gone down as a free three points. A Brucey bonus.
Realistically, United managers could have played Hellen Keller in net, with a back four made up of the Different Strokes cast, including Gary Coleman and still come away with a decent result.
Paul Scholes has told Manchester United they should sign Petr Cech as a replacement for David De Gea, if the Spaniard moves to Real Madrid this summer.
The 24-year-old has been repeatedly linked with a move to Spain and Scholes believes the Chelsea stopper would be the perfect man to replace United’s player of the season.
Louis Van Gaal has insisted he remains confident David De Gea will stay at Manchester United this summer, despite Real Madrid’s advances.
The Spaniard has repeatedly been linked to a move back to his hometown, with last season’s Champions League winners desperate to make him the replacement to Iker Casillas.
Manchester United look set to open talks with Bayern Munich over the signing of Bastian Schweinsteiger, as Louis Van Gaal seeks to bolster his midfield options.
The German, who was converted from a left winger into a dominant central midfielder during Van Gaal’s spell in Bavaria, was repeatedly link with a move to Old Trafford a couple of years ago but the transfer never materialised as he chose to remain at the Allianz Arena.
Manchester United’s approach for Raheem Sterling has unsurprisingly been turned down by Liverpool, who have told United that the 20-year-old will not leave Anfield this summer.
United made a surprise approach for Sterling, who has told Liverpool he will not sign a new deal after claiming he felt bullied into extending his existing contract, but the inquiry has been swiftly rebuffed by Brendan Rodgers’ club, according to the Liverpool Echo.
Mats Hummels will not be joining Manchester United this summer, as the Germany international has committed his future to Borussia Dortmund.
The 2014 World Cup winner was thought to be one of the names at the top of Louis Van Gaal’s list this summer but Dortmund’s sporting director Michael Zorc categorically ruled out any deal for Hummels, claiming the defender is part of the Bundesliga club’s plans for next season.
Manchester United look set to make an surprising bid for Raheem Sterling, as they hope to gain advantage of the impasse between Liverpool and the 20-year-old.
Sterling is understood to have told Brendan Rodgers that he will not renew his contract with the club, as he felt Liverpool tried to “bully” him into signing a new deal and while the Merseyside club has stated that Sterling will not leave the club in the summer, the player is expected to demand a move away.
Michael Carrick has hailed the impact Louis Van Gaal has had on his season, claiming the United manager was the reason behind his excellent campaign.
The former Spurs man was one of United’s midfielder when not blighted by a catalogue of injuries, which left his side bereft of a key man in the middle of the park.