6/2018

Manchester United secure ‘useful alternative’ in summer transfer window

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has defended Marouane Fellaini after he signed a contract extension at Manchester United. The divisive midfielder penned a new a two-year extension with the option of an additional year despite earlier rejecting a new deal at the club. Much speculation had linked the Belgian international with a summer move away from the club, however he...

Jose Mourinho’s summer demands are being granted by Ed Woodward

Barely a year ago, Jose Mourinho threw down the gauntlet to Ed Woodward as he swivelled his chair in the press conference room at the UCLA. “I will try everything with my club to be back because with all the respect Asia is beautiful, commercially it’s fantastic for the clubs, but the conditions to work are completely different,” he...

Manchester United ‘given Cristiano Ronaldo transfer green light following release clause update’

Manchester United have been handed a boost in any potential deal for Cristiano Ronaldo, according to reports. Spanish outlet OK Diario suggest the Portuguese star is set to see his release clause dramatically cut, which could allow him to leave the club this summer. According to the report Ronaldo’s release fee is set to be cut from €1billion down...

Do Manchester United have an Adnan Januzaj buy-back clause?

Adnan Januzaj was selected in Belgium’s starting line-up for their final Group G encounter with England in Kaliningrad on Thursday night and settled the contest impressively. The former Manchester United winger cut inside onto his left foot and whipped the ball past the culpable ‘keeper Jordan Pickford in the 61st minute for the only goal of the game to...

Manchester United ‘make bid for defender Milan Skriniar’

Manchester United have made a bid of £57m for Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar, according to reports in Italy. Jose Mourinho is keen to strengthen his back line this summer and having already recruited right back Diogo Dalot attentions have turned to centre back. Negotiations with Toby Alderweireld have hit a sticking point reports claim Mourinho has turned his...

Manchester United are convinced they have found Cristiano Ronaldo’s replacement

The sight of Alexis Sanchez sprinting on the beach while many of his Manchester United teammates are competing at the World Cup was telling. Jose Mourinho is hoping he will benefit from the Chilean’s first extended break in five years. His country’s failure to qualify for Russia means the striker has been given a full summer off for the...

Why Manchester United should avoid signing the World Cup’s best players

It’s perfectly acceptable for supporters to get caught up in the excitement of the World Cup and call for their clubs to sign the tournament’s stand-out players. But it’s the responsibility of those in charge of transfer business to stay level headed. While not exactly an easy stage to shine on, the World Cup does present players that might...

Manchester United ‘monitoring Leonardo Bonucci in transfer window’

Manchester United’s negotiations with Tottenham over Toby Alderweireld are at an impasse so it is no surprise they have been linked with another established central defender. AC Milan captain Leonardo Bonucci, 31, has apparently emerged as a possible option to reinforce Jose Mourinho’s defence amid financial insecurity at the Rossoneri. Bonucci’s stock has plummeted, what with playing for the...

Jose Mourinho has already proved his critics wrong this summer

One of the biggest criticisms of Jose Mourinho over the years is that he doesn’t develop youth players and to be fair to his critics there are a few examples to back up their theory. Anthony Martial looks in danger of becoming the latest name to be added to a list containing Kevin De Bruyne and Mohamed Salah as...

Manchester United have already made one of their most important signings this summer

In a summer where Manchester United took so long to officially announce Fred’s signing you had to wonder if they were waiting for Fred the Red to return from holiday one signature has not received as much recognition as it should have. Dean Henderson’s new contract, sealed with less than a month remaining on his previous deal, was an...