For any fans of Antonio Valencia and his one man war on the shins of every fullback in the league this may come as devastating news.
This afternoon Sky Sports have confirmed that United are monitoring Everton’s star right back Seamus Coleman. (https://twitter.com/SkySportsNewsHQ/status/615204496285782022).
ESPN had also run a similar story earlier this week (https://twitter.com/ESPNFC/status/615085805896364032), the news outlet claimed that they were “told by sources” United were set to make a move for the Irish international.
With United having been interested in Dani Alves before the Brazilian confirmed his future with Barcelona by signing a new contract it’s certain the club don’t see Antonio Valencia as the permanent answer.
Ryan Giggs has compared Louis Van Gaal to Sir Alex Ferguson, describing the Manchester United manager as “brilliant”.
Giggs, who said he has learnt a lot about and from the Dutchman during Van Gaal’s first season at the club, said Fergie and Van Gaal shared a similar passion for the game and the same desire to win,.
Juan Mata wants Javier Hernandez to stay at Old Trafford next season, suggesting the Mexican is an excellent professional and the kind of striker capable to help any team.
After being frozen out by David Moyes during the 2013-14 campaign, Hernandez joined Real Madrid on loan last summer but failed to impress at the Bernabeu, where he scored nine goals in 33 appearances in all competitions.
Jesse Lingard is adamant he will get opportunities to show his worth this season and has said he aims to remain at Manchester United for the upcoming campaign.
Lingard, who is currently on European Championships duty with the England U21 team in Czech Republic, spent the second half of last season on loan at Derby, after missing the first four months of the campaign with a knee injury.
There’s more than paper talk and transfer speculation to Manchester United’s interest in Sergio Ramos, according to United We Stand’s editor Andy Mitten.
Mitten, who is one of the most-reliable journalists when it comes to United, wrote in his ESPN column that Louis Van Gaal has really made the Spaniard one of his main targets this summer, as he looks to add quality to his side.
Marouane Fellaini has backed Andreas Pereira to succeed at Old Trafford, describing the youngster as a “great talent”.
Pereira, who scored in Brazil’s Under-20 World Cup final defeat to Serbia after coming off the bench, was named United’s Under-21 Player of the Year for the 2014-15 season last month and has impressed this summer.
Javier Hernandez has accused Real Madrid of not making him feel important during his loan spell at the Bernabeu, adding he was unhappy at the lack of first team opportunities.
The Mexican joined the Spanish giants on loan late in August last year after Louis Van Gaal deemed him surplus to requirements, but failed to impress at the Santiago Bernabue and has now returned back Old Trafford after Real opted against extending his loan.
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.