Feb 09 2015

Blind praises “amazing” support

Tag: Manchester United News @ 12:42 pm

Daley-Blind-008Daley Blind has praised United’s away support after Louis Van Gaal’s men snatched an unlikely equaliser against West Ham on Sunday.

Despite United delivering another dull and boring performance, the away fans were in fine voice as usual and, thanks to Blind’s last-gasp equaliser, the trip back from East London was made more bearable.

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Feb 04 2015

LVG talks up United chances of silverware

Tag: Manchester United News @ 9:00 am

Manchester-United-v-Cambr-008Louis Van Gaal said Manchester United were worth a bet to win the FA Cup for the 12th time after beating Cambridge 3-0 on Tuesday night and progressing to the fifth round.

Goals from Juan Mata, Marcos Rojo and James Wilson saw United through in comfortable fashion against the League Two side and United will now face another lower league outfit, Preston, in the fifth round.

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Feb 02 2015

Januzaj’s talent not enough, warns LVG

Tag: Manchester United News @ 9:38 am

Adnan Januzaj 2014Louis Van Gaal has warned Adnan Januzaj that he must make the most of his talent if he is to succeed at Old Trafford and force his way into the starting XI on a regular basis.

Januzaj made his first Premier League start in almost three months against Leicester on Saturday and gave a good account of himself playing on the left side of a midfield diamond. It was only the sixth name Van Gaal had named the Belgian, who turns 20 on Thursday, in his starting XI this season and the United manager insisted the teenager must perform week in, week out to secure a starting spot.

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Jan 30 2015

LVG rules out January signings

Tag: Manchester United News @ 3:03 pm

JS55200766Louis Van Gaal has ruled out any January signings, meaning Manchester United wait for a world class centre-back will extend until the summer transfer window.

United had been expected to bolster their defensive options in the winter transfer window, but with their primary targets seemingly out of reach, Van Gaal declared on Friday that while departures remained possible, the arrival gate was now firmly shut.

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Jan 30 2015

United suffer Carrick blow

Tag: Manchester United News @ 2:15 pm

Manchester-United-v-Southampton-Premier-LeagueLouis Van Gaal has confirmed Michael Carrick will miss the next four weeks with ruptured muscle, while Ashley Young is close to return to first team action.

Carrick’s injury is the latest blow for United, though it might open the door for Ander Herrera and give the Spaniard the chance to establish himself as a regular figure in the team over the next month.

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Jan 30 2015

Herrera: “Carrick is a role model”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 10:29 am

JS50447094Ander Herrera has described Michael Carrick as a role model, claiming the United midfielder has had a massive influence on some of the younger members of the squad.

Herrera described his team-mate as “one of the best players I’ve ever played with” and hailed Carrick’s composure as being a key factor to his important influence on the squad, both on and off the pitch.

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Jan 27 2015

Van Persie uncertain over United future

Tag: Manchester United News @ 10:12 am

Southampton-v-Manchester-United-Premier-League (1)Robin Van Persie has admitted he hasn’t scored enough goals this season and that he’s not sure whether United will opt to extend his contract past 2016.

The Dutchman is under contract for another 18 months but has failed to score in over a month and has admitted he has yet to open negotiations with United over a new deal and conceded that, at 31 years of age, his destiny might not be entirely in his hand.

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Jan 26 2015

Falcao would have been better off with Fergie

Tag: Manchester United News @ 9:11 am

Radamel-Falcao-and-Cambridges-Josh-CoulsonRadamel Falcao’s agent has claimed that his client would have been better off playing under Sir Alex Ferguson than other Louis Van Gaal, adding that the former United manager would have been able to get the most out of him.

Having criticised Van Gaal for omitting Falcao from the squad for the game against Southampton, Jorge Mendes has now gone a step further by insinuating that the former Atletico Madrid striker would have had a much bigger impact had he joined United when Ferguson was still in charge.

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