Patrice Evra may end up getting the wrath of many Premier League clubs after claiming that he had advised midfielder Paul Pogba to turn down a potential move to Manchester United. The Frenchman, who had been a bookmakers‘ favourite to return to OT, left United when he was still a teenager and joined Juventus on a free transfer.
Now 22, Pogba is regarded as one of the finest midfielders in world football. Juventus have reportedly placed a price of £ 70 million for his signature. Hence, a potential transfer could will exceed the figure of £100 million if the wages and bonuses are taken into account over a period of five years.
Captain Nemanja Vidic has told the clubs website that there is still a long way to go in the title race, despite helping his side regain a seven point advantage over second place Manchester City in the Premier League.
The Red Devil’s came from a goal down to clinch all three points against Southampton at Old Trafford last night.
Sir Alex Ferguson is facing a touchline ban after being charged by the FA with regard to comments made about assistant referee Simon Beck.
The incident came after United’s 1-1 draw with Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford ten days ago.
Manchester United top scorer Robin Van Persie is set to return to the starting line-up for tomorrow’s visit of Southampton.
Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand are also expected to feature, though Ashley Young and Jonny Evans are still out.
Manchester United moved twelve points clear at the top of the Premier League thanks to yesterday afternoon’s 2-0 win over Everton at Old Trafford.
Top scorer Robin Van Persie sealed victory for United, after Ryan Giggs had opened the scoring on thirteen minutes with a goal that maintains the Welshman’s record of scoring in every season of the Premier League since its inception in 1992.
Even though the club have been exceptionally quiet in the transfer market this summer, striker Wayne Rooney says that Manchester United are more than ready for the new campaign. Speaking after the club’s final fixture of their pre-season programme, Rooney claims that the squad are now fit and fresh enough to try and win their title back from rivals City. Continue reading
Sir Alex Ferguson has made no secret of the fact that he is not going to pay over the odds for players this summer, with the failed attempts to sign Eden Hazard and Lucas Moura being prime examples of the club’s stringent approach. United fans have now been given a glimpse of just what other transfer activity could occur at Old Trafford this summer, with the club’s chief operating officer claiming that they are targeting a net expenditure of £40m. Continue reading
Despite admitting their interest just several days ago, it now appears as though Manchester United’s pursuit of Lucas Moura has come to an abrupt end. The agent of the player claims that United are refusing to improve their bid for the midfielder and that means there is no chance of him leaving current club Sao Paolo. Continue reading
There is always going to be plenty of pressure on any player who puts on the No.7 shirt for Manchester United, yet former full back Gary Neville claims that the new owner of the jersey fully deserves to wear it. Following Michael Owen’s exit from the club this summer, the shirt has been handed to winger Antonio Valencia and Neville claims that there is no better player to own it. Continue reading
There has been intense speculation over recent weeks linking Everton full back Leighton Baines with a move to Old Trafford, with Sir Alex Ferguson reportedly eyeing up the 27-year-old as a long-term replacement for Patrice Evra. However, even though Baines claims that such talk is flattering, he has now said that he is attempting to ignore the reports. Continue reading