May 10th 2004, three months before signing for Real Madrid. “We will sort something out amicably next summer,” said Owen. “I won’t just up and leave on a Bosman. I have the rest of this season and all next still left on my existing contract but talks have already started on a new one. Inevitably, [...]
1. “In a perfect world I would stay my entire career. I am dreaming about that.” (2 months later) 2. He’s injury-prone (something he has been denying since he was at Liverpool and something Giggsy warned him about years ago) 3. He’ll play for anyone for the money (Newcastle?? Really, Michael?) 4. “The brochure” 5. [...]
Karim Benzema has been a transfer favourite for plenty of reds and certainly has attracted attention from Sir Alex Ferguson over the years. Despite claims that he wanted to stay in France for one more year to remain settled ahead of the World Cup, it was starting to look like Ferguson might finally get his [...]
Antonio Valencia has signed a 4-year-deal with Manchester United after making what is believed to be £16m move from Wigan. Whilst not expecting to fill the boots of Cristiano Ronaldo, the Ecuadorian winger will certainly strengthen the squad after enjoying a successful period with Steve Bruce down the road at the JJB.
With Manchester United’s £16 million deal for Wigan’s Antonio Valencia set to be sealed today, Bryan Robson has claimed that Ecuadorian is not going to be a replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo. Whilst Valencia will be running down our flanks as Ronaldo did, there isn’t the expectation that we will see anywhere near the same amount [...]
Manchester United been linked to a whole host of players this summer, with Real Madrid’s Klaas-Jan Huntelaar the latest to be added to the list. However, the press just appear to pick names at random, linking players who would fit, with no real basis to the story. Karim Benzema is a favourite transfer target for [...]
Iker Casillas has been linked with a move to Manchester United by some newspapers, with Edwin Van der Sar set to retire at the end of the season and Ben Foster suffering from several injuries. The 28-year-old has distanced himself from the rumours though, claiming Real Madrid are in his heart and there’s not a [...]
After Manchester United accepted a £6m bid from Hull for Frazier Campbell, the young striker has attracted a lot more attention, particularly after scoring against Spain in the U-21 European Championships. However, manager Phil Brown has echoed the opinion of chairman Paul Duffen, claiming that Hull is the best destination for Campbell and that it’s [...]