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LvG: Blind is best as a defensive midfielder

Daley Blind is expected to make his debut for United on Sunday and Louis van Gaal has hinted that we can expect to see the Dutchman playing in midfield. “He is a player who can see situations in advance,” he said. “He can [therefore] always pass to the free player, and when he doesn’t have [...]

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Rio: It’ll be emotional going back to Old Trafford

When last season ended, Rio Ferdinand’s future was still up in the air. It was only after the final game of the season that Manchester United confirmed that they would not be renewing Ferdinand’s contract. Ahead of his Old Trafford return on Sunday, Ferdinand has admitted it will be emotional for him coming back. “[It'll [...]

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Van Gaal: No doubts on Welbeck sale – look at Falcao’s record!

Whilst the likes of Gary Neville and Mike Phelan have criticised United for selling Danny Welbeck, Louis van Gaal says he has no doubts that he made the right decision, with Rafamel Falcao coming in Welbeck’s place. “I don’t have any doubts because Falcao is, for me, one of the best strikers in the world,” [...]

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Januzaj: I love this club

Adnan Januzaj hasn’t had much playing time this season and was used in the centre of midfield against MK Dons. When asked what his favourite position is, he was very clear with his answer, but insists he is happy to play anywhere for Manchester United. “No.10 of course,” he told Squawka. “That’s my preferred position [...]

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Falcao: I’m very happy to be here

Whilst Radamel Falcao has only joined United on a loan deal, it seems clear that the striker is thinking about his long-term future at the club, and can’t wait to get started. “I feel well, I started to play two months ago with Monaco and I’ve improved in the last month a lot,” he said. [...]

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Scholes: We’ve signed proper players this summer

Paul Scholes, who has been fairly critical of United in the media recently, has sung the praises of new signings Angel di Maria and Radamel Falcao. “The calibre of player we have brought in is top quality, like Di Maria and Falcao,” Scholes told MUTV. “These are proper players. We just have to find a [...]

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Blackett: I’ve been initiated in to the first team now

Tyler Blackett has confirmed he performed the mandatory initiation in to the first team when on the plane on the way home from United’s victory over Liverpool in the International Champions Cup in American. “All the young players did one tour,” he said. “We had to get up, one by one and sing it over [...]

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TOP FIVE – Reasons to be Cheerful about Manchester United

The end of the transfer window brought with it an uptick in optimism, but the end of the Burnley game saw a lot of pretty grumpy Manchester United fans, disappointed with a thoroughly lack-lustre start to the season. Assuming Falcao turning up hasn’t been enough to put a smile on your face, here’s a list [...]

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Di Maria: Real Madrid told me not to play in World Cup final

Yesterday, Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez, gave an interview claiming that Angel Di Maria left for Manchester United for the money. “We made the best offer that we could to Di Maria and he didn’t accept it,” he said. “Hence, we brought in James, one of the best players at the World Cup and the [...]

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Have United sold their soul?

If you hadn’t heard already, United have dissolved the academy and now intend to break the transfer record with every new signing. Like Chelsea and Manchester City, we don’t play any of the players we have produced ourselves, we don’t nurture top division quality talent, and are just attempting to buy success. We have next [...]

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Maybe I’m just Longsighted, but Arsenal fans don’t know how good they have got it with Welbeck

Maybe I’m just Longsighted, but Arsenal fans don’t know how good they have got it with Welbeck

In the early hours of Tuesday morning, two hours after expected, the summer transfer window ‘slammed shut’. Because it never just closes does it? As the closing minutes brought United fans a strange kind of ecstasy – one which we would never have allowed ourselves to dream of when settling in the evening before – [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott writes for The Metro about why we should remember Chicharito fondly. The Daily Mail talks about where all of our new signings are living. The Telegraph sings the praises of Di Maria. The Independent looks at Falcao’s career.

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Transfer Window Review

After a long summer of numerous links and potential signings, the transfer window has come to close. About a week ago I started writing a post about what was needed by the end of the transfer window to avoid the summer having been deemed a failure overall. It had initially seemed that Ed Woodward and [...]

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Falcao: I’d been in talks with United for months

Radamel Falcao has revealed that he is very proud to be a Manchester United player and that he has been in talks with the club for months. “I am very proud to be at Manchester United,” he said. “We have been in talks with the club for some months and, in the end, we were [...]

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Ronaldo: I love Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo has given a heart felt interview he talks of his love of Manchester United. “I love Manchester,” he said. “Everyone knows that — I have said it many times. Manchester is in my heart. I left many good friends there, the supporters are amazing and I wish I can come back one day. [...]

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