Richard Eckersley has been linked with a loan move to QPR today which will see him get a years worth of experience in the Championship. The right-back featured in four games for Manchester United last season, including two Premiership games against West Brom and Hull. The 20-year-old Salford lad is seen as having potential to [...]
Gabriel Obertan is now a Manchester United player after completing a medical with the club yesterday, with the fee believed to be around £3 million. The 20-year-old was sent out on loan by Bordeaux last season although Sir Alex Ferguson believes the winger is one for the future. However, Obertan is carrying a slight injury [...]
Gabriel Obertan has arrived at Carrington to complete his medical with Manchester United. It is believed that a four-year-deal, worth £3million to his current club Bordeaux, will be signed today. Former United defender, Laurent Blanc, is surprised that the 20-year-old has attracted United’s attention though.
Alberto Massacci is the latest young Italian talent to join Manchester United after Sir Alex Ferguson convinced him to come. Amazingly, the 16-year-old spoke with Ferguson in English for a whole hour, although I wonder whether the length of time was more to do with the player needing Fergie to keep repeating what he was [...]
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 [...]