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Does Vidic’s Absence Mean He’s Leaving? No, no, no, no…

No reason was given at first for Nemanja Vidic’s absence from the group of players travelling to Kuala Lumpur for the pre-season tour today, leading to whispers that he could be leaving. Antonio Valencia and Danny Welbeck will also miss out. It is believed that an ankle injury has lead to Vidic being ruled out [...]

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Eckersley: I Had No Desire To Leave

Richard Eckersley agreed to join Burnley this afternoon in a bid to get more first team football. The Salford lad had been with the club since he was nine so conceded it was a hard decision to make but leaving was something he felt he had to do.

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Cheerio Richard!

Richard Eckersley has joined Burnley on a four year deal. The 20-year-old defender rejected a contract from Manchester United, fancying his chances of getting in the newly promoted Burnley’s team next season. The Salford lad is the younger brother of Adam who left the club last year, after spending four years on loan at Port [...]

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Fergie: We Were Sensible To Back Out Of Benzema Deal

Fergie: We Were Sensible To Back Out Of Benzema Deal

At the unveiling of new signings Michael Owen, Antonio Valencia and Gabriel Obertan, Sir Alex Ferguson explained why Manchester United didn’t sign Karim Benzema.

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Campbell: I Joined Sunderland Because They’re Massive

Campbell: I Joined Sunderland Because They’re Massive

Frazier Campbell has claimed his reason for joining Sunderland over Hull is because the North-East outfit are a bigger club, massive in fact! Good luck to him.

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Campbell A Steal At £3.5m?

Sunderland have signed Manchester United youngster, Frazier Campbell, for an initial £3.5m fee which could rise to £6m should various criteria be met. Given that Hull were offering £7m for him last summer, it seems as though we’ve come up short. His time at Tottenham Hotspur likely did us no favours. Earlier in the week [...]

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Hull or Sunderland – Where Should Frazier Go?

Manchester United accepted a bid from Hull for Frazier Campbell a month ago although talks were not to begin until our striker returned from the U-21 European Championships. After spending a season long loan with Hull and helping them gain promotion to the Premiership, it is understandable why they were interested. Last summer they tried [...]

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Obertan: Ferguson Bought Me Because Of My Potential

It seems as though Laurent Blanc isn’t the only person surprised by Manchester United’s latest transfer, as even the player himself, Gabriel Obertan, didn’t expect the move to happen either.

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Eckersley Expected To Make QPR Loan Move

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 [...]

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Ferguson Has Tracked New French Signing For Years

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 [...]

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Obertan In United Medical… Whilst Larry Is Surprised

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.

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“Huntelaar To United? Maybe, Why Not?”

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar was a player who topped many United fans’ wishlists for years, although his big move to Real Madrid seemed to signal the end of any possibility of him coming to United. If we were going to get him, then surely it had to be when he made his first big move away from [...]

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Shock! Horror! Keano Signs Martin!

Roy Keane has attempted a different transfer strategy since taking over as Ipswich boss. Today, he completed the signing of Manchester United youth player Lee Martin… oh no wait, this is Keano’s transfer policy in its entirety.

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Massacci To Join After Hour-Long Conversation With Fergie

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 [...]

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Possebon: I’m Excited About Year With Braga

Possebon: I’m Excited About Year With Braga

Rodrigo Possebon has joined Sporting Braga for a season long loan and is happy with the “ambitious project” the Portuguese club have on offer.

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