7/2018

Real Madrid confirm Gareth Bale stance amid Manchester United transfer interest

Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui has indicated Gareth Bale will stay at the club after seeking reassurances over his future. Bale emerged off the bench to spectacularly score Real’s winner in the Champions League final triumph over Liverpool in May and claim the man of the match award. But in an on-pitch interview before the trophy presentation Bale demanded...

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho discusses next transfer

Jose Mourinho is confident Manchester United will make one more signing before next week’s transfer deadline. The MEN reported last week United are working on two more deals and Mourinho clarified he would ‘get two more’ to enhance a squad which finished 19 points behind Manchester City. United want Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld or Leicester’s Harry Maguire to bolster their...

What Jose Mourinho told Manchester United players after Liverpool FC defeat

Jose Mourinho refused to dwell on Manchester United’s 4-1 thrashing by Liverpool in The Big House dressing room, according to Timothy Fosu-Mensah. United were without 15 players through injury and post-World Cup breaks for their penultimate tour match in Ann Arbor, where they were soundly beaten by Jurgen Klopp’s senior side. Although Mourinho did not start any teenagers, he...

Manchester United player Andreas Pereira set for talks with agent

  Andreas Pereira has been here before. Full of hope after a loan spell in Spain -> appearing in the directors’ box at Old Trafford for the final league game of the season -> impressing in a deep-lying role on a pre-season tour -> failure to make a competitive match day squad in the opening weeks of the season->...

Fred and Diogo Dalot hand Manchester United big boost

Fred has started training with his new United team-mates while Diogo Dalot is back working with the ball for the first time since May. The Brazilian arrived in Los Angeles on Wednesday following a three-week holiday after the World Cup and spent his first full day training with the club’s head of strength and conditioning, Gary Walker. A day...

David de Gea is speaking like a man devoted to Manchester United

A refreshed David de Gea admits he is ‘really happy’ to be reunited with his United team-mates following a difficult World Cup with Spain. The 27-year-old arrived in Los Angeles earlier this week and took part in a light session with the club’s goalkeeping coaches, Silvino Louro and Emilio Alvarez, at the UCLA on Thursday. Unsurprisingly, De Gea got...

Manchester United ‘have Willian transfer bid accepted’

Manchester United have seen a bid for Willian accepted, according to reports. Italian outlet Tuttosport suggest the two clubs have reportedly agreed terms which would see the Brazil international complete a move to Old Trafford this summer. Chelsea are understood to be keen to cash-in on Willian as new manager Maurizio Sarri looks to generate funds in order to...

Man Utd respond to Tottenham interest in Anthony Martial

Manchester United have told Tottenham they are wasting their time bidding for Anthony Martial this summer. Spurs are among the club’s leading the chase for the striker, who Jose Mourinho is ready to sell. United executive vice chairman Ed Woodward is reluctant to let Martial go and wants to activate a 12-month extension. But Mourinho’s decision that the Frenchman...

Man Utd transfer cull that will massively boost Jose Mourinho’s spending power

Jose Mourinho can significantly boost his spending power this summer by selling off a host of fringe players at Manchester United. Mourinho gave the clearest indication of the need to overhaul his squad when admitting on Sunday that barely a handful of players on tour would be regular starters next season. And given the dramatic inflation in the transfer...

Manchester United confirm Fred squad number

Fred has received the number 17 at Manchester United following Daley Blind’s departure. Many supporters speculated Fred would inherit the number 16, worn only by Roy Keane and Michael Carrick since Premier League players received fixed squad numbers in 1993. However, the Brazilian, who met his new teammates in Los Angeles on Thursday, has replaced Blind as United’s number...