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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Manchester United talisman Bruno Fernandes has reportedly turned down the offer of a new deal from his club. This is according to the publication from popular English media platform The Sun.
It was revealed that the player is reluctant to sign a new deal as he wants assurances from Manchester United officials on transfers. Bruno Fernandes wants the club to fight for major titles but the Portuguese national team player is not convinced that the club is equipped to do that.
Fernandes became a Manchester United player at the start of last year following his transfer from Sporting Lisbon FC of Portugal. The Red Devils paid an initial fee of £47m for the Portuguese international but the fee could be as high as £60m to £70m depending on the add-ons in the transfer that took him from Portugal to the Premier League.
Manchester United have reportedly drawn up a four-man centre back shortlist ahead of the summer. This is according to the publication from The Athletic which revealed that Manchester United are making plans in their bid to sign a centre backthis summer.
The defence has been the Achilles heel for Manchester United in their quest to win the Premier League title this season. Manchester United have one of the worst records defensively in the top half of the Premier League.
The two fierce Manchester rivals will be coming up against each other once again when they face each other in the EFL Cup semifinals. The match is likely to witness Dean Henderson between the goal for United.
After spending several seasons on loan at various clubs like Stockport County, Grimsby town, Shrewsbury Town, and Sheffield United, Henderson is finally having the chance to prove himself at United. The 23-year-old may have only featured in seven games so far this season, but he has already proven to be a worthy understudy for David de Gea.
New signing Donny Van De Beek needs an explanation from manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on his limited role in the team according to former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov.
According to Berbatov, Dutch midfielder Donny Van De Beek must ask his manager why he has been used mostly as a substitute since he made a big money transfer to the club from Dutch champions Ajax Amsterdam last summer.
Donny Van De Beek has been primarily been used as a substitute at Manchester United since the club paid £35.7m to secure his signature at the start of this season.