Ferdinand set to be dumped by QPR & ‘arry Redknapp

Rio Ferdinand once cost Manchester United just over £30m but now after only a few months at London club QPR, the Daily Mirror believe Harry Redknapp is ready to offload him. Rio Ferdinand began his career at West Ham United making 127 league appearances for the club. He had a short loan spell on the South Coast with Bournemouth before …

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Gareth ThomasFerdinand set to be dumped by QPR & ‘arry Redknapp

Man United, Chelsea & Arsenal all want Khedira

There is set to be a Premier League battle for the signature of Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira according to the Daily Star. The 27-year-old is out of contract with the Spanish giants next summer and now it becomes a question of who can offer him the best deal. Sami Khedira joined Real Madrid from his hometown club Stuttgart in …

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Gareth ThomasMan United, Chelsea & Arsenal all want Khedira

Man United flop David Moyes wants return to football

Everyone apart from Manchester United fans seemed to enjoy the clubs failings last season. However for David Moyes, who was anointed as Sir Alex Ferguson’s ‘Chosen One’, it was a torrid and punishing time. Now he has told BBC Sport that he is ready to return to football and rebuild his torn reputation. 51-year-old Scotsman David Moyes took the reigns at …

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Gareth ThomasMan United flop David Moyes wants return to football

Manchester United – Vidal subject to big bidding war

Manchester United’s ploy to sign Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal has been dealt a blow as the Italian giants look to cash in on a bidding war. The Daily Express understand that the price being asked is now upwards on £48m for the 27-year-old. Manchester United and Louis Van Gaal spent most of the summer trying to convince Juventus’ Arturo Vidal to …

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Gareth ThomasManchester United – Vidal subject to big bidding war

Man Utd & Arsenal – Vlaar will cost at least £12m

Manchester United and Arsenal will fight it out for the services of Aston Villa centre-back Ron Vlaar in January. The Daily Express report that the Netherlands defender has had a minimum price tag of £12m slapped on his head as Villa seek to offer him a new contract. Ron Vlaar, 29-years-old, has recently become hot property following a very impressive showing …

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Gareth ThomasMan Utd & Arsenal – Vlaar will cost at least £12m

Manchester United Update – United look to re-sign Shawcross

Manchester United are turning their attentions towards former youth prodigy, Ryan Shawcross according to the Daily Star. Shawcross was part of the United set up as a youth player, but made his switch to Stoke permanent after a successful loan period with the Potters. Now, Louis Van Gaal and United are considering the possibility of brining back the English defender in …

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Oliver BainesManchester United Update – United look to re-sign Shawcross

Pep Guardiola will manage Manchester United one day

43-year-old Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has admitted that one day he would love to manage Premier League club Manchester United. The Daily Telegraph carries the quotes from a new book that has been released documenting his new season at the Bundesliga side. Pep Guardiola began his playing career with Barcelona and played 263 La Liga games for the first team …

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Gareth ThomasPep Guardiola will manage Manchester United one day

Ireland hero John O’Shea signs new Sunderland deal

Republic of Ireland earned a fantastic 1-1 draw with Germany during the international break and their goalscoring hero John O’Shea has signed a new contract with Sunderland till 2017. The former Manchester United defender was confirmed on Twitter as being given the new two-year-deal. John O’Shea is the Sunderland captain and the 33-year-old has played 97 Premier League games for …

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Gareth ThomasIreland hero John O’Shea signs new Sunderland deal

Man United update – Cleverley may to return to Old Trafford

Aston Villa loanee Tom Cleverley could be willing to return to Old Trafford at the end of the season and fight for his place in Louis Van Gaal’s squad. Manchester Evening News carry quotes from Brian McClair, Manchester United’s academy director, who says his career in the North-West is not over. Tom Cleverley is 25-years-old and joined Manchester United in 2000 …

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Gareth ThomasMan United update – Cleverley may to return to Old Trafford

Manchester United update – Strootman offered new deal

Manchester United will be disappointed to hear the news that Roma are set to offer their midfield star Kevin Strootman a new contract at the club. Reports in Italy highlight that Strootman’s deal could be worth as much as €1.7m-per-year to convince him to stay in Rome. The 24-year-old is currently returning from a serious knee injury that ended his campaign …

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Gareth ThomasManchester United update – Strootman offered new deal

Arsenal update – Celtic defender being courted by Wenger

Arsenal are believed to be close to making a move for Celtic’s defender Virgil Van Dijk according to the Daily Star. The move would be worth around £8m and would help bolster Arsene Wenger’s back line. The Gunners have suffered something of an injury crisis at points this season and this has forced them to make a number of decision …

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Gareth ThomasArsenal update – Celtic defender being courted by Wenger

Manchester United Update – Sir Alex has his say on Van Gaal

Former Manchester United boss, Sir Alex Ferguson has delivered his verdict on successor, Louis Van Gaal’s time in charge thus far at Old Trafford. Van Gaal has big boots to fill. Sir Alex guided United to 38 trophies in just 26 years, an incredible record, one which will be looming over the Dutchman like a dark cloud. Nevertheless, Van Gaal …

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Oliver BainesManchester United Update – Sir Alex has his say on Van Gaal

Manchester United update – Juan Mata out, Arturo Vidal in?

Manchester United were persistently linked to Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal over the summer transfer window. Now the Daily Star understand that to sweeten the deal for the Italians, Louis Van Gaal is prepared to offer Juan Mata as part of the deal. Juan Mata, 26-years-old, joined Manchester United on 24 January 2014 for a then club record £37.1m. The transfer came …

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Gareth ThomasManchester United update – Juan Mata out, Arturo Vidal in?

Manchester United Update – Madrid want De Gea

Real Madrid are said to be lining up a £25m swoop for Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea. The Spanish international has improved his game mightily over the past 12 months and is showing the potential he was labelled with. As Madrid look elsewhere for a new keeper to take over from captain and long serving player, Iker Casillas, the Mirror is …

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Oliver BainesManchester United Update – Madrid want De Gea

Manchester United Update – United still on the hunt for Vidal

Manchester United are retaining hope that they can yet lure long-term target Arturo Vidal away from Juventus and to Old Trafford. According to reports from the Daily Star, Vidal was caught clubbing in the early hours of the morning, just hours before Juventus’ crunch tie with Roma in Serie A. Suggestion is that Vidal is still trying to twist Juventus’ arm …

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Oliver BainesManchester United Update – United still on the hunt for Vidal

Cristiano Ronaldo will NOT join Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo’s future has been plagued with questions over the past few weeks as speculation grows that he may return to Manchester United. His phenomenally rich and successful agent, Jorge Mendes, told Spanish TV show Elpartidodelas12 that his career would end at Real Madrid. Jorge Mendes is not usually found taking part in media interviews but he broke the sensational news …

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Gareth ThomasCristiano Ronaldo will NOT join Manchester United

Manchester United Update – Red Devils want Brazilian star, Alves

Manchester United have been heavily linked with Brazilian star Dani Alves, after it was announced that the Barcelona full-back is planning to join the Premier League next season. United have been labelled as a team with defensive frailties and Alves could be the perfect addition to help secure the right side of their defence. The Daly Star are reporting that Alves’ contract …

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Oliver BainesManchester United Update – Red Devils want Brazilian star, Alves

Falcao’s permanent Man United switch agreed?

Manchester United stunned most of Europe by securing the loan services of Radamel Falcao at the end of the summer transfer window. Now the Daily Mail believe that the permanent deal for next summer has already been agreed. The paper confirms that the Red Devils paid £6m to AS Monaco to take Falcao on loan and also that the fee …

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Gareth ThomasFalcao’s permanent Man United switch agreed?

Moyes the favourite to replace teetering Pardew

David Moyes has become the favourite to replace Alan Pardew should the Englishman receive the sack from current club Newcastle United. The Daily Star believe this is the case with the former Everton and Manchester United boss out of work. We reported how Alan Pardew had been given a ‘stay of execution’ at Newcastle by owner Mike Ashley, despite a terrible run …

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Gareth ThomasMoyes the favourite to replace teetering Pardew

WATCH – Sporting’s Nani mistakes ref for a team-mate

In a bizarre moment in yesterday’s Champions League match between Sporting Lisbon and Chelsea; on loan winger Nani blitzes down the wing on a Sporting counter attack before back-heeling the ball into the path of what he thought was a team-mate. Turns out it was the ref… See the video here… Sporting lost the game 1-0, thanks to a 34th …

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Oliver BainesWATCH – Sporting’s Nani mistakes ref for a team-mate