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What went on with “suicidal” De Rossi?

As the transfer window drew to a close, Manchester United reportedly put in a £12m offer for Daniele De Rossi. Ed Woodward had promised us a world class talent and De Rossi seemed to fit the bill. He was 30-years-old, so obviously older that we had probably wanted, but he ticked all the other boxes. [...]

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Time for Morrison to come home?

Time for Morrison to come home?

You always want your academy players to come through the ranks and make a success of their career in the first team. The one youngster who had people talking more than any other was Ravel Morrison. Not just because of the controversy that surrounded his personal life, but because of his supreme ability. Nearly ten [...]

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Ribeiro wants Manchester over Madrid

Everton Ribeiro, who won Brazil’s Player of the Year earlier this month, has again stated his desire to join Manchester United in January. The midfielder has previously played in a youth tournament at United and when asked by Globoesporte whether he would prefer a move to United over Real Madrid, the 24-year-old said: “Yes, I [...]

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Agent confirms Chicharito’s future at United

Javier Hernandez has been linked with a move away from the club after spending another season with limited playing time. Since Robin van Persie joined the club, Chicharito has been on the sidelines and hasn’t played as much football that a player of his quality deserves. However, despite Chicharito hinting at his unhappiness with his [...]

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Moyes: Fellaini delay was down to Baines

David Moyes has revealed that the reason it took so long to get the Marouane Fellaini deal finalised was because the club were still trying to sign Leighton Baines right until the last minute. “We wanted to try and get Leighton Baines,” Moyes explained. “We didn’t want to give up on Leighton Baines right up [...]

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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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