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Antwerp link to continue

Royal Antwerp manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink hopes that the link between United and his club will continue, following the loan signing of Davide Petrucci. “I work for Antwerp and they want to keep that link,” Hasselbaink said. “I’m going to enforce that. I’m going to enforce bringing youngsters over from Manchester United to us because [...]

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LIVE BLOG: Manchester United’s transfer deadline day news

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Powell To Wigan On Loan

Dave Whelan has confirmed that Nick Powell will be joining Wigan Athletic on a season long loan. Powell joined United last summer and after scoring a cracker on his debut against Wigan, the 19-year-old has rarely featured for the first team. He played in the last 15 minutes of our League Cup victory over Newcastle, [...]

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Moyes: I would’ve sold Fellaini and Baines to United

Following Roberto Martinez’s criticism of Manchester United for their relatively low offer of £28m for Fellaini and Baines, particularly once the bid was made public in the papers, David Moyes has moved to defend himself and the club. “I definitely do [understand Martinez’s position],” Moyes said. “But I also know that if I’d been Everton [...]

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Chelsea manager is being ethical??

Every time Jose Mourinho answers a question on Wayne Rooney he is keen to stress the club is behaving in an “ethical” way. Having already been fined for tapping up Rooney’s pal Ashley Cole and the striker having been pictured playing golf down the road from Chelsea’s training ground, maybe the manager is worried that [...]

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What is the best solution for the club and Wayne Rooney now?

What is the best solution for the club and Wayne Rooney now?

When Sir Alex Ferguson revealed that Wayne Rooney had told him he wanted to leave the club, I argued that it was time for the striker to leave, but only if we could sell him to a club abroad. Initially, he was linked with the likes of Barcelona, Real Madrid, PSG and Monaco in the [...]

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The two that got away – where are they now?

The two that got away – where are they now?

Following the closing of the transfer window in 2002, Sir Alex Ferguson expressed his disappointment at not being able to finalise the deals for three players. United had been in talks with several clubs but in the end no deal could be struck, so Ferguson instead praised the young players we had coming through. “We’d [...]

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Thiago: United didn’t want me

Thiago was United’s first transfer saga of the summer, with reports linking him with a move to the club. David Moyes always tried to distance himself from talk about Thiago, claiming he wasn’t a priority, and then when Bayern Munich’s interest became public it seemed obvious where the player would go. The German and European [...]

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What to make of Fabregas bid?

What to make of Fabregas bid?

For several weeks, the transfer of Thiago to United was reported as more or less a done deal. Despite David Moyes’ claims that the Barca player wasn’t a priority for United, we’ve been interested in signing him for a couple of years and it’s unlikely we would have passed up the opportunity to buy him. [...]

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5 Year Thiago Deal Agreed… according to Spanish press

5 Year Thiago Deal Agreed… according to Spanish press

According to the Spanish paper Sport, Thiago has agreed a 5-year-deal with Manchester United with minor details to be sorted next week. Thiago Alcantara will play for Manchester United. The midfielder has already decided and his arrival at Old Trafford will be just a matter of days. The FC Barcelona midfielder is clear that he [...]

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Vidic’s agent: Rumours are “pub talk”

Vidic’s agent: Rumours are “pub talk”

If there’s one agent you can guarantee to dismiss transfer rumours linking his client with a move away from Manchester United, it’s Silvano Martina. Nemanja Vidic’s agent constantly bats away stories in the paper suggesting that the player wants to leave. Having been linked with AC Milan last week, Martina has told Italian newspaper Fantagazzetta [...]

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Should we increase bid for Baines?

Should we increase bid for Baines?

It was confirmed yesterday that Everton rejected our bid of £12m for Leighton Baines and claimed that the full-back was “not for sale”. It’s a fairly awkward situation, given that David Moyes is still technically Everton’s manager and, just twelve months ago, he was fending off United’s interest by slapping an £18m price tag on [...]

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Meulensteen: Rooney has his own agenda

Meulensteen: Rooney has his own agenda

Following the departure of Rene Meulensteen yesterday, he was asked by Sky Sports about the current situation with Wayne Rooney. It appears as though the Dutchman has unsurprisingly sided with Sir Alex Ferguson on this one and accused the player of having his own agenda, although hopes he stays at the club. “I don’t think [...]

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Ronaldo Isn’t Sure About Moyes?

Ronaldo Isn’t Sure About Moyes?

El País is a Madrid based newspaper and is the highest-circulation daily in Spain. Today they have written a written discussing the likelihood of Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid for Manchester United. The renewal of Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract with Real Madrid became a complex crossroads when Manchester United came into the picture. Cristiano was offended [...]

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See you in Manchester, Thiago?

See you in Manchester, Thiago?

Manchester United have been strongly linked with signing Barcelona’s young star, Thiago, and the speculation has increased this week. Gerard Pique, who left Barcelona for Manchester, only to return a few years later, has advised Thiago to stay put. “There is a possibility that he could leave but we have to convince him that the [...]

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