Former Manchester United star Louis Saha has said that Jesse Lingard should not be rewarded with the number seven shirt following the departure of Alexis Sanchez on a season-long loan. The Chilean recently made the temporary switch to Inter Milan following a dreadful 19-month spell at the Red Devils, where he contributed just five goals from 45 appearances.
Speaking to TalkSPORT, Saha acknowledged that Lingard has been with the Red Devils since the youth ranks but does not feel the attacker warrants the iconic number seven jersey with the performances displayed, he told: “I mean, no disrespect, Jesse’s a player from the academy and he’s been there a long time, he understands. But as I mentioned it’s not just something that you just claim.
Manchester United will look to bounce back from their New Year’s Day disappointment as they take on Swansea City at Old Trafford in the third round of the FA Cup.
The Premier League champions lost to Tottenham Hotspur to end a six game winning streak, and will be keen to progress as David Moyes looks to clinch major silverware in his first season as manager of the club.
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Roberto Martinez has insisted that will not sell Ross Barkley in January amid links with a move to Manchester United, the Mirror understands.
The Everton manager says that even a bid that would rival what Real Madrid paid for Gareth Bale last summer would not help change his mind.
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Manchester United will be hoping to bounce back from last Sunday’s derby disappointment when they host West Bromwich Albion on Saturday afternoon.
The Capital One cup victory over Liverpool midweek will have gone some way in repairing the damage caused by the 4-1 defeat at the Etihad Stadium, but manager David Moyes’ will undoubtedly be looking for all three points against a side who scored five the last time they faced United.
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Nemanja Vidic has said that Manchester United need to “put some pride back” into their faltering season, the Daily Star understands.
The Premier League champions fell to a humiliating 4-1 defeat to neighbors Manchester City on Sunday afternoon, a result which has seen them drop to eighth place – five points behind leaders Arsenal.
Manchester United have slipped to eight place in the Premier League after being thumped 4-1 by neighbours Manchester City on Sunday afternoon.
City opened the scoring on sixteen minutes through Sergio Aguero, before Yaya Toure doubled their advantage on the stroke of half-time.
Manchester United will be looking to break into the top four with victory over local rivals Manchester City on Sunday afternoon.
David Moyes’ men go into the game on the back of their 4-2 victory over Bayer Leverkusen, and will be hoping for a repeat of last season’s success at the Etihad Stadium.
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Manchester United are lining up a £25m bid for Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric, the Metro understands.
The Premier League champions are ready to revive their interest in the former Tottenham Hotspur man as they struggle to land their primary transfer targets.
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