Fred didn’t fly to London, as he was excluded from the squad again. This 25 yrs old player didn’t get the chance to be a part of the Premier League from 3 league squads from past 7 leagues. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer assured Fred that he will be a part of the squad and will play the part of the run-in on the Manchester United team. He said that Fred is like every other player, he can contribute and will get the chance to contribute, and no one should worry. Records show that Fred is the 4th costliest player of the Man-U team. United paid £52million to Shakhtar Donetsk, yet the performance from the player is quite rare after a bright start. Norwegian has faith with Pogba and Herrera and they have become the first choice of the trident of the Midfielder.
Former Chelsea star Tony Cascarino believes Unai Emery requires more signings at Arsenal before the team can frequently challenge for the top-four positions. The Gunners have failed to qualify for the elite competition for two-straight seasons and that streak could extend for another campaign unless they make up the three-point deficit to fourth-placed Chelsea.
Paul Pogba is not very happy that he has not been given that much of playing time in the previous two games Manchester United has played in the Premiership. Jose Mourinho was believed to have a heated conversation with Pogba after his dismal showing against the Saints and as everyone expected, the Frenchman was not included in the starting XI in the games that followed.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said that the midfield performance was partly responsible for the club’s 2-2 Premier League draw at Southampton on Saturday. The Red Devils went 2-0 down within the opening 20 minutes of the game but they managed to salvage a point after making a terrific comeback before the half-time whistle.
TalkSPORT present Tony Cascarino has revealed that Manchester United have already made contact with Zinedine Zidane regarding the head coach position following their poor start to the 2018/19 campaign. The Red Devils have simply faulted during Jose Mourinho’s third season in charge of the club and they are currently 10th on the table after just seven league games.
Former Manchester United star Wes Brown has urged the Red Devils to maintain their pursuit of Leicester City’s Harry Maguire. The 25-year-old only joined the Foxes from Hull City last summer but he has since made immense progress to become a regular with the England for whom he starred at the recent World Cup.
Barcelona are open to offers for Andres Gomes, according to reports in Spain. The La Liga giants are willing to release the player to any interested side at the right price. Gomes faces a fight to retain his shirt at the Nou Camp after joining from Valencia for €35+ million plus add-ons in 2016.
Manchester United are in talks to renew former PSG forward Zlatan Ibramovich contract in an ensuing second half of the season says the Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho.
“He wants more at football’s highest level. So we are having conversations and we are discussing the possibility of him staying with us for the second part of the season.”
The erstwhile Swedish skipper is recuperating from a knee-ligament damage he sustained in April in the Europa League win over Anderlecht and will be declared fit in December by the United’s medical team.
“He’s injured, he needs time to recover. He was very clear by showing that what he did last year was not enough for him – he thinks he can do more,” added Mourinho.
The former PSG star scored an impressive 28 goals out of 46 appearances in all competition for the Red Devils.
Ibrahimovic would provide Manchester United with another “good alternative” up front this season, according to Stuart Pearce. Read More
It was supposed to be the closing ceremony yet, the moment off-duty players joined the squad, an eerie appearance of players limping around must have crossed majority’s mind.
News conference reporters have had a lot of fun time triggering mockery-stamped excuses from Mourinho. They are a fun to watch they tell you. Granted, the Portuguese can sometimes make life hard for himself with that ever razor blade mouth of his that fights tooth and nail to divert his team’s performance away from the press.
If he is not talking about his favourite subject of referees, he is taking a dig at rival managers’ nerves in an endless bid to hit it as hard as possible, make them loose concentration of their respective teams.
Words still have seen the Portuguese cry foul over the number of matches they been made to play in a calendar season a move that never see him cease to take a nick at how Chelsea and Liverpool have it easy due to the duos lack of European engagements as if United where under a loaded barrel forcing them to keep winning matches and advancing deeper into the later stages of the European and domestic cups. Read More
The Manchester derby on Thursday would see a depleted number of soccer stars in action as both teams have several injured players.
United summer signing Paul Pogba has joined the list of players that would be missing in action, according to reports. The French star was expected to play a dominant role as fellow summer addition Zlatan Ibrahimovic picked up a long term injury in a Europa League clash. He joins the host of stars on the sidelines for the game. Juan Mata, Chris Smalling, Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones remain injured but Antonio Valencia and Ander Herrera are fit to play.
Manchester United defeated Burnley on Sunday to go fifth on the log. They are a point behind Man City as the fight for the top four intensifies. Coach Jose Mourinho has hinted at the possibility of playing a second-string team as he prioritizes the continental affair. He said the injury crisis and tough schedule would force his hands. It might also be a ploy to take the pressure off the side. They recently defeated Chelsea, and have managed to get results against big teams this term. Read More