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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Sep 22 2015

Fergie: “Moyes’ appointment was perfect”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 8:18 am

FILE-David-Moyes-To-Leave-Everton-FC-At-End-Of-SeasonSir Alex Ferguson said the process that brought David Moyes to Manchester United was “perfect”, although it admitted the former Everton manager missed out on becoming his number two in 1999.

Speaking in London at unveiling of his new book, Leading, Fergie insisted that United chose the right man by appointing Moyes as his successor in the summer of 2012, even though the Scotsman lasted only nine months in the job after a disastrous spell.

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Sep 15 2015

LVG: “I don’t know if United are good enough for the Champions League”

4096Louis Van Gaal has admitted he does not know whether Manchester United will be good enough to progress past the Champions League group stage.

United return to European football’s elite competition for the first time after a season-long hiatus but while they look a stronger side than they did under David Moyes, Van Gaal, who won the tournament with Ajax in 1995 and reached the final with Bayern in 2010, said his side were untested at this level.

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Sep 14 2015

Carrick “We didn’t know much about Martial”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 8:07 am

Liverpools-Simon-Mignolet-009Michael Carrick has admitted him and most of his teammates didn’t know much Anthony Martial when the Frenchman arrived at Old Trafford on deadline day.

However, after the 19-year-old marked his debut with a fine goal against Liverpool on Saturday, Carrick said the squad has taken notice of the youngster’s potential.

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