Manchester United were at the Bramall Lane on Thursday night taking on bottom-table team Sheffield United looking to climb up the Premier League table. However, that was not the only activity the club was engaging in, as there was something else going on behind the scenes.
At the AON Training Complex, Kai Rooney, Son of United legend Wayne Rooney was putting pen to paper as he was signing on the dotted lines. The Red Devils are always looking to snap up young promising talents across the world and they look to have captured yet another one. Continue reading
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Manchester United have been exempted from the Premier League title race by one of their former players. Premier League legend Michael Owen spent three years at the Theatre of Dreams between 2009 and 2012 but he believes that his former club is not in a position to fight for the title this season.
Owen was part of the Manchester United squad that won the 2010/11 league title having moved to the club from Newcastle United at the start of the previous campaign. He signed for the Red Devils on a free transfer after the end of his contract with the Magpies.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has decided to move on three of his players in the January transfer window. The 2021 winter transfer market opens in the first month of next year and the Red Devils manager has targeted the sale of three players according to the Daily Mirror.
Solskjaer wants to sell the trio of Sergio Romero, Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones in January. The three players are surplus to requirements at Old Trafford having been left out of the 25-man Premier League squad.
Throughout the world, almost all clubs hire overseas players to play for them. Most of the players dream to play in the posh football leagues in the world like the LA Liga, EPL, Seri A, and so on. Most of the clubs hire the best players as per their financial strength to get a respectable place at the league table. Manchester United is one of the most premier clubs in the football world and has hired some of the best foreign players in the world to play for their team.
Now Gary Neville has chosen a team of the overseas players who have played or are playing for the team right now. Carlos Tevez has been kept in the team with his former teammate Christiano Ronaldo. This duo played for Manchester United almost 14 years ago and they led the team to win English Premier League and Champions League twice in the season of 2007-08. In 2009, both of them left the team as Carlos Tevez joins Manchester City and Christiano Ronaldo went to Real Madrid of Spain.
Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has expressed his disappointment after the club were eliminated from the Europa League at the semi-final stage. The Red Devils faced Sevilla in the last four of the competition and they failed to make the most of the chances over the course of the 90 minutes.
Throughout the game, they were the better side in the attacking scheme of things, but they were made to rue for squandering clear-cut scoring opportunities. On the other hand, they were caught out of position defensively for both goals conceded and that has meant that they have failed to win a trophy for the third year running.
Nemanja Matic signed a new contract with Manchester United extending his stay at the club to 2023. In the current season of United, he had made huge contributions to the club and his hard work for the team was rewarded with the extended contract. Even though the player had a slow startat the beginning of the season which created doubts regarding the player’s fu
ture at Old Trafford but later he was brought back to the team.
Matic was planning to leave the club if the playing time for him in the club was to be limited and his current contract with the club was coming to an end in this summer. Earlier the club has offered him an extension of one year, but now they have changed the decision by offering him three more years at the club.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer knows that his team is behind Liverpool and Manchester City and should put more work on the team of they are planning to defeat them in the next season of Premier League. In the current season, they are fighting for their way into the third position of the points table. They only need one point to secure their place to the Champions League and will be facing Leicester City for their last match in this season.
Earlier in the current season, it seemed like United will not make it to the top four but since January they have been doing great. They have made a comeback in the second half of the seasonand to finish off the season on the third spot is the best outcome they could expect. With their rivals, Liverpool and Manchester City on the lead the celebrations will be quieter.
Jesse Lingard is looking forward to starting fresh in Manchester United next season. He confessed that he wasn’t feeling himself before the matches were suspended due to coronavirus and when the games are to be resumed he wants to begin anew. He has been criticised multiple times during the stay at United and often his ability to score and assist goals has been questioned.
Lingard has played in 35 games for United and has only scored two goals and a couple of assists and he hasn’t yet scored a goal in Premier League. With his current performance, his playing time is most likely to be decreased. His contract will be expiring in2021 which will also lessen his chance for playing in the first team.
Bruno Fernande’s has said that he needs to improve himself more as he is playing for the best club in England. Since the transfer to United, he has been contributing well to the club. He was transferred from the Portuguese club Sporting CP in the January transfer window for €55 million and he has been the boost of the club in the past months before the suspension of football activity. He has contributed three goals and four assists to the club in the first nine appearances and he has also inspired and uplifted the spirits of his fellow teammates.
With the midfielder in the pitch, he has helped them to win the matches. They have not yet been defeated in their last 11 games which seems a good sign for the club. Despite his marvelous performance for the club,he has said that he needs to improve in all sorts of the game as he is now playing for United. Premier League will be returning on June 17 and he wants to stay a step ahead of all other clubs.
Edinson Cavani is one of the players that Manchester United is looking forward to sign for this summer transfer window. Cavani’s contract with Paris–Saint-German will be expiring this summer. United has been showing an interest in him for a while.
The Uruguay footballer has been interested in moving to the Spanish League. He was close to being transferred to Atletico Madrid in the January transfer window. But PSG has stopped the transfer and wants to extend the deal with him.