One of the major differences Jose Mourinho has brought to Old Trafford which few United managers have shared in recent years has been a matter of fact willingness to discuss potential transfer targets. As with any manager, he needs to be cautious not to be accused of ‘tapping-up’, however, the general consensus is that when the media are the ones asking then it’s perfectly fine to state a carefully worded reply. So far we’ve seen this as work in almost all of the transfers that he has made.
So far we’ve seen this as work in almost all of the transfers that he has made. The Lukaku saga dragged on for weeks, and in just a similar way to the latest speculation/courting of England defender Danny Rose. The only major deal that was kept hush-hush until just before it was announced was that involving Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic, possibly because Mourinho (a long time fan of the player) couldn’t believe his luck that Chelsea was willing to part with him. Continue reading
Wayne Rooney has been one of the greatest players ever to grace the Theatre of Dreams, but it may be time for Manchester United to let the legend add to his nest egg by living out his playing days in China.
Football insight sites have been keeping their ears to the ground in the January transfer window. Patrick van Aanholt is on his way to Crystal Palace and Robert Snodgrass has completed a move to West Ham United, but this revelation will come as a surprise even to the experts. According to the Express, Rooney is on the way out of Old Trafford in a shock move to the Chinese Super League. Continue reading
The winter transfer window is open and this allows managers to add new players to their respective squads, one of the clubs that is consistently being linked with a number of different players is Manchester United.
For some reason, the Premier League club is rumored on being interested in signing a number of different players from all over the world in distinct positions as well. 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
While several of his rivals have been splashing the cash this summer, Sir Alex Ferguson has remained quite reserved in the transfer market and has not made any big money signings. It appears as though this could be the case for the remainder of the summer as well, with Ferguson claiming that he is not prepared to spend ludicrous amounts of money just to land a target. Continue reading
Having only just missed out on the title last term, Sir Alex Ferguson has been linked with all the big name players this summer as he aims to thwart the threat of Manchester City. The latest man to be linked to Old Trafford is Porto winger James Rodriguez, who has experienced a superb season in Porto and is widely regarded as one of the most promising wide men in the game. Continue reading