Oct 07 2015

Beckham: “United are on the right track under LVG”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 1:29 pm

Louis-van-Gaal-009David Beckham believes Louis Van Gaal has Manchester United on the right track and that trophies will soon return to Old Trafford.

United have not won a trophy since they clinched a 20th league title in May 2013 but Beckham said his former side was making progress under Van Gaal, even though they suffered an embarrassing 3-0 defeat at the Emirates on Sunday.

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Oct 06 2015

Fergie defends Moyes’ appointment

Tag: Manchester United News @ 2:15 pm

rp_stoke-200x2001-200x2001-200x200-200x2001-200x2001-200x200.jpgSir Alex Ferguson has defended the decision to appoint David Moyes as his replacement, even though the former Everton manager lasted only nine months at Old Trafford.

In an interview with the BBC as part of the BBC’s new documentary, Sir Alex Ferguson: Secrets of Success, the former United manager yet again insisted the process that led to Moyes’ appointment in July 2013 was extremely thorough and was a decision taken by the whole club.

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Oct 06 2015

Mourinho: “Fergie couldn’t convince me to manage United”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 2:06 pm

Jose-MourinhoJose Mourinho has claimed Sir Alex Ferguson knew he could not convince him to replace him at Old Trafford when he retired at the end of the 2012-13 season.

The Portuguese was widely thought to be the man to replace Fergie once United’s former manager announced his intention to bring his 26-year tenure at Old Trafford to an end.

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Oct 04 2015

Rooney: “Winning title harder now than under Fergie”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 8:35 am

Manchester-United-v-Sunderland (3)Wayne Rooney has warned that Manchester United face their toughest ever challenge to a Premier League title this season.

Last week, United returned to the top of the table for the first time in over two years but Rooney believes winning the league is a much more difficult proposition now than it was at any stage during Sir Alex Ferguson’s era.

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Sep 29 2015

LVG and Schweinsteiger aim to go all the way in the Champions League

2BAFC8BA00000578-3212002-image-m-11_1440620816668Bastian Schweinsteiger and Louis Van Gaal believe Manchester United can win the Champions League this season, despite getting their European campaign off to the wrong start by losing 2-1 against PSV Eindhoven.

The United manager, who guided Ajax to back-to-back finals in 1995 and 1996 – losing the latter – and steered Bayern Munich to the final against Inter Milan in 2010, said his aim was to take United to the final act of the competition this season.

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Sep 28 2015

Is selling players the key to United’s success?

Tag: Manchester United News @ 10:19 am

Manchester-United-v-Newcastle-United (2)Louis Van Gaal has said Manchester United’s successful start to the season is down to the number of players who have left Old Trafford in the summer, rather than to the signings he has made.

United returned to the top of the league for the first time in over two years after beating Sunderland on Saturday 3-0, after City had suffered a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur.

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Sep 22 2015

“I only managed four world class players at United,” says Fergie

Tag: Manchester United News @ 12:33 pm

Manchester-United-Training-SessionSir Alex Ferguson said he only managed four world class players during his 26-year tenure at Manchester United, a statement which will undoubtedly upset some of his former players.

In his latest book, Leading, which is released on Tuesday, Fergie identifies the four players he considered to be best among those who wear a red shirt during his time at Old Trafford.

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Sep 22 2015

Fergie: “I didn’t want players to be paid more than me”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 8:40 am

28Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed he was shocked to find out Wayne Rooney was getting paid twice as much as him and told the Glazer family players should not be paid more than the manager.

In October 2010, fter accusing the club of not being ambitious enough and threatening to leave Old Trafford, Rooney was handed a new five-year deal worth £200,000-a-week.

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