LINDELOF NAMED SWEDEN CAPTAIN

  • 9 September 2021

Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof has been named the Sweden national team captain.

Lindelof was confirmed as the Sweden captain earlier this week and the Manchester United centre back spoke to Sweden football about the decision to make him the leader of his national team. According to him, it is a great responsibility in addition to it being a great honour to lead the Sweden national team. Lindelof also said that it was a dream for him to represent the national team while growing up just like what's obtainable with other young players.

Manchester United star Lindelof says he feels enormous pride when he puts on the yellow and blue shirt of Sweden. He then said it would be big for him to top it with the armband.

MADRID:VARANE PASSES PRESEASON MEDICAL TEST

  • 17 August 2021

Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane returned to preseason on Friday after his participation at Euro 2020. Varane and the French national team were eliminated from the Euro 2020 tournament by Switzerland. The world champions lost to the Swiss team on penalties in the last 16 stage.

Frenchman Varanehas been linked with a transfer to Manchester United this summer. He had his preseason medical at Real Madrid at Valdebebason Friday morning and he passed to suggest that the former Lens centre back is medically ready to complete a move to the Premier League if Manchester United can reach an agreement for his transfer.

MADRID:VARANE PASSES PRESEASON MEDICAL TEST

  • 3 August 2021

Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane returned to preseason on Friday after his participation at Euro 2020. Varane and the French national team were eliminated from the Euro 2020 tournament by Switzerland. The world champions lost to the Swiss team on penalties in the last 16 stage.

Frenchman Varanehas been linked with a transfer to Manchester United this summer. He had his preseason medical at Real Madrid at Valdebebason Friday morning and he passed to suggest that the former Lens centre back is medically ready to complete a move to the Premier League if Manchester United can reach an agreement for his transfer.

MATA AGREES CONTRACT EXTENSION AT UNITED

  • 17 July 2021

Spanish midfielder Juan Manuel Mata has agreed a contract extension with Premier League outfit Manchester United. His previous Red Devils contract ended at the end of last month and he has reached an agreement to extend his contract at the Theatre of Dreams for one more year. It was announced on Friday that the Spaniardhas reached a one-year contract extension with the Red Devils. Mata will stay at Old Trafford until June 2022 after the agreement between him and the club was made official.

Mata joined Manchester United from Premier League rivals Chelseain January 2014 while West Ham United boss David Moyes was the manager at Old Trafford. The Red Devils paid around £37m to sign the Spanish international. The former Valencia player has scored 51 goals in 273 games for Manchester United since moving to the club.

€70M NOT ENOUGH FOR SANCHO – JOURNALIST

  • 26 June 2021

Manchester United have made the signing of Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho a top priority in the current summer transfer window just like what was obtainable with last summer but they are yet to find an agreement with his club till date.

Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano revealed that Manchester United have been in contact with the representatives of England international Sancho in their quest to secure the signing of the player. Romano is a trusted transfer news source and the Italian media personnel said that Manchester United contacted the player's camp over the weekend as the attempt to meet the Dortmund valuation for Sancho via his official Twitter handle.

FERNANDES SETS POST-FERGUSON RECORD AT UNITED

  • 16 June 2021

Manchester United talisman Bruno Fernandes has set a new record for the number of goals scored in a single Premier League season since the well publicised retirement of legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013 following his strike in the disappointing 4-2 defeat at home to rivals Liverpool.

Fernandes scored the opening goal of the game inside ten minutes but his team could not build on the advantage. He produced a shot with the outside of his right boot for the opener. He was given the goal which deflected off Liverpool defender Nathaniel Philips and into the back of the net. It took his tally to 18 league goals which is more than any other player has scored since Ferguson retired eight years ago. Ferguson was the Manchester United manager for 27 years from 1986 to 2013.

CAVANI URGED TO STAY AT UNITED

  • 2 June 2021

Experienced Manchester United striker EdinsonCavani has been urged to stay at Old Trafford by his manager after his two-goal performance helped the Red Devils to see off Italian Serie A club AS Roma in the Europa League semi-final first leg played on Thursday night.

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was asked about the situation involving Cavani in his post-match press conference after his players gave a six-star performance to beat Roma 6-2 at home with five goals coming in the second half. According to him, Cavani knows how he feels about him and that he wants the Uruguayan international player to stay for another season.

CAVANI UNSURE OF UNITED FUTURE - SOLSKJAER

  • 7 May 2021

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has disclosed that striker EdinsonCavani is unsure of his next line of action amidst the transfer links involving the Uruguay striker and Boca Juniors in the Argentine top flight.

Solskjaer spoke to reporters about Cavani during his pre-match press conference ahead of the weekend's league game between his team and hosts Tottenham Hotspur. According to him, he has been in constant communication with the Uruguay striker and that the player is far from certain on what his next step would be. The ex-Napoli and PSG player has the option of an extra year at Manchester United but the player and the club must be in agreement over the extension.

REAL SAY NO TO RONALDO

  • 2 April 2021

Real Madrid are not interested in bringing Juventus talisman Cristiano Ronaldo back to the club this summer three years after he left for the Old Lady. This is according to Spanish media outlet Cadena COPE.

It was revealed that Real Madrid don't want to re-sign Ronaldo despite the numerous transfer rumours linking the 36-year-old with a move to former clubs Manchester United and Real Madrid. Cristiano Ronaldo spent six years at Manchester United before the club cashed in on him.

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