Vidic Can't Wait

  • 2 November 2007

Nemanja Vidic has welcomed comparisons with Manchester United heroes Steve Bruce and Gary Pallister.

The defender said: "I have heard of the comparisons with Bruce and Pallister. They are part of the Manchester United legend. To be compared with them is great. It makes you want to try even harder."

Fergie: New Generation

  • 25 October 2007

Sir Alex Ferguson believes his current crop of stars can go on to establish Manchester United as the world's undisputed top club.

Having clicked into gear in an attacking vein with 12 goals in the last three games, Ferguson now wants to see his side go on to achieve true greatness.

"The last time we had a youthful squad like this, back in 1999, we won the Treble," Ferguson told the Sun.

United Smash Kiev

  • 24 October 2007

Two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo helped a dominant Manchester United to a comfortable victory at Dynamo Kiev.

Kiev's defence was poor. Actually to be blunt, they were awful for much of the match. They looked disjointed against a United side whose attacking wave of Carlos Tevez, Rooney, Ronaldo and Giggs were a cut above sublime.

Vidic to Start

  • 23 October 2007

Nemanja Vidic will start Manchester United's UEFA Champions League clash with Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday.

The Serbia international defender had been a doubt to feature after only just returning to training following a facial injury he sustained against Wigan earlier this month.

Saha Out, Vidic Possible

  • 22 October 2007

LOUIS Saha's injury nightmare continues with the striker ruled out of Manchester United's Champions League trip to Dynamo Kiev - while Nemanja Vidic remains a doubt.

The injury-plagued French international was hoping to make the trip to the Ukraine despite missing the 4-1 win at Aston Villa with a long-term knee problem.

Vidic: Difficult Return

  • 19 October 2007

Nemanja Vidic has warned of the pressures international duty can place on players in the Barclays Premier League.

Most players away on international duty will have boarded flights back to Manchester in the early hours of Thursday morning, but Friday's training session at Carrignton will be the only full run-out they'll have before Saturday's trip to Villa Park.

Carrick Salutes Defence

  • 11 October 2007

Michael Carrick says United's solid backline has provided the perfect platform on which to build this season's title challenge.

Rio and co. currently hold the best defensive record in the country, with just two goals conceded, and Carrick believes it will stand the Reds in good stead over the course of the campaign.

O'Shea Praises Partnership

  • 11 October 2007

John O'Shea feels that, in Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic, United are blessed with Europe's finest central defensive partnership.

The Reds' defence has made a rock-solid start to the season, conceding just two goals in eight Premier League games, and O'Shea feels Vidic and Ferdinand have been central to that record.