Category: Football

Bruno Fernandes breaks silence on prospective Manchester United transfer

Bruno Fernandes has broken his silence on his impending transfer to Manchester United and said he always wanted to play in England despite interest from Barcelona. United made a significant breakthrough with Sporting over the fee for the 25-year-old on Tuesday evening and club sources told the MEN a deal for the Sporting Lisbon captain was close to being...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes admission over reported Manchester United targets

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer joked he has not heard of a number of players the club have been tipped to sign during the January transfer window. United are expected to make their first signing of the winter window with Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes expected in Manchester on Wednesday to undergo a medical. January has been a...

Manchester United address Bruno Fernandes transfer saga and Alexis Sanchez future

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had no update to provide on Bruno Fernandes and claims Alexis Sanchez would prove his critics wrong. The winter transfer window is open for just three more days and Fernandes, 25, started in Sporting Lisbon’s 1-0 league win over Maritimo on Monday night at the Jose Alvalade Stadium, where his family and agent...

Manchester United get Paul Pogba and Scott McTominay boosts and give team news vs Man City

Manchester United pair Paul Pogba and Scott McTominay could start training again soon as they step up their recovery from long-term injuries. Pogba, 26, has had the cast taken off his right ankle after surgery and McTominay, 23, has had his knee brace removed. The Scotland international also posted a video of himself at the weekend walking without crutches....

The moment that showed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer knows his Manchester United Marcus Rashford solution

Different goal scorers With Marcus Rashford out injured, the onus is on other players to step up and fill the void and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wasn’t short of volunteers at Prenton Park. First came Harry Maguire with a thunderbolt, his first for the club. Then another debut goal followed for Diogo Dalot. A rare Jesse Lingard strike was United’s...

Ryan Giggs pinpoints why David Moyes failed at Manchester United

Ryan Giggs believes the expectation of taking over the Premier League champions and Manchester United’s ageing squad were the two main factors that contributed to David Moyes’ downfall at Old Trafford. The United great was a 13-time league winner under Sir Alex Ferguson before taking on a player-coach role when Moyes replaced the legendary Scot in 2013. The former...

Solskjaer makes admission about Manchester United spending in transfer market

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will not spend millions of pounds of Manchester United’s money just to save his own job, insisting the club have to “spend wisely” in their bid to return to the top of the Premier League. The Norwegian is overseeing a United ‘rebuild’ but the squad is now severely stretched as injuries bite, with the three additions...

Solskjaer aims dig at Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal as he backs Manchester United structure

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will assess his own failings if he doesn’t succeed in turning Manchester United’s fortunes around, rather than blaming the structure of the club. Previous managers Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho have both complained about the way the club has been run since being shown the door at Old Trafford. Van Gaal and Mourinho were unhappy...

Manchester United’s woeful transfer structure is failing four players

The result of Manchester United’s transfer mismanagement over the past few years is not just performances like the one we witnessed against Burnley. It’s not just the protests either, against Ed Woodward and the Glazers that were prevalent at Old Trafford on Wednesday night, it’s the direct impact on individuals coming into the club. There are at least four...

The biggest problem Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faces at Manchester United

Wednesday night at Old Trafford was as bad as it has been for Manchester United all season. Another defeat, another poor performance and more questions asked and abuse of the club hierarchy and owners. The discontent at the Glazers from the fans isn’t a new thing but the match going supporters have become more vocal in their opinions of...