According to a report by Daily Telegraph, Manchester United will have the chance to sign Marco Asensio before the summer transfer window shuts down. The Spanish wide man has entered the final year of his contract, with Real Madrid demanding €30 million to part ways with him this year.
Frenchman Anthony Martial was able to maintain his perfect scoring record in pre-season this summer after he was on target for Manchester United in the 3-1 win over Premier League rivals Crystal Palace. The Palace game was part of the pre-season friendlies lined up by Manchester United ahead of the new season. Martial had a record of two goals in two games before the game against Crystal Palace.
Martial has seized the opportunity to lead the line for Manchester United on their pre-season tour of Asia and Australia in the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo. Portuguese superstar Ronaldo wants to leave Manchester United this summer for a club in the Champions League. To this effect, he was absent for the club’s tour of Australia and Asia though the official statement was that the ex-Sporting Lisbon and Real Madrid attacker missed out due to a family reason. Continue reading
\New Manchester United manager Erik Ten Hag (ETH) will start his managerial career at home in the Premier League after the fixtures for the new season were released on Thursday.
Manchester United have turned to Dutchman Ten Hag in their quest to get back to the top of English football and European football as well. Ten Hag left Dutch champions Ajax Amsterdam to take up the managerial job at Manchester United ahead of the new season. Continue reading
Merseyside outfit Everton have moved two points clear of the relegation zone after they were forced to a goalless draw by hosts Watford who have already been relegated from the Premier League. Everton dominated proceedings in terms of possession, but they could not turn it into a win in their battle to avoid the drop this season.
Everton were massive favourites to take the three points on offer ahead of their rescheduled league game with the Hornets at Vicarage Road on Wednesday night having won their last two games in the Premier League. In the end, the Toffees could not live up to the status after the game ended in a stalemate. Continue reading
West Ham are reportedly plotting a move for Manchester United youngster Di’Shon Bernard, who is currently on loan at Hull City. The Hammers have been linked with a number of defenders of late. Indeed, their need for more depth in the area has been apparent this season. Injuries to Angelo Ogbonna and Kurt Zouma have placed added responsibility on the shoulders of Craig Dawson and Issa Diop.
While West Ham have continued to perform, having more options could not have hurt. Indeed, Dawson and Diop are the only senior centre-backs to have been available for a good portion of the season. The Hammers have both established themselves as top-four contenders and gone on a long European run. They advanced to the semi-finals of the Europa League on Thursday night when dismantling Lyon on their own turf. Continue reading
North London side Tottenham Hotspur have moved ahead of Manchester United on the league table after their London Derby victory over West Ham United on Sunday evening. Spurs knew before the game that they had the chance to make a significant push towards fourth spot by beating fellow London team West Ham United at home to secure fifth spot and they did just that.
Manchester United can make it two wins in a row on the Premier League stage if they beat fellow top-four chasers West Ham United at home this weekend. West Ham United and Manchester United are two of several teams fighting for a Champions League spot ahead of the next season. Only a place in the top-four will guarantee Champions League football next season apart from winning the Europa League and the Champions League. The London trio of Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur are also in the fight for a top-four spot.
Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw was unable to feature for England in their final two Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers as they were able to book a place at the tournament as reward for winning Group I.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been amongst the goals in the UEFA Champions League since he returned to Manchester United for his second spell this summer. The Red Devils secured a move back to the club for him from Italian giants Juventus in August and he has scored five goals in seven games in all competitions since then including two goals in two Champions League games.
The ecstatic feeling that Manchester United fans have been enjoying has continued to overwhelm them after the club decided to pull off one of the biggest transfers on the history of football by bringing back their legend Cristiano Ronaldo to Old Trafford. The Ronaldo to United transfer is one of the biggest in football history for a couple of reasons and one of the major of them all is that the player has finally returned to the club where he became a real man and a superstar as well. He won his very first UEFA Champions League title and his maiden FIFA Ballon d’Or award as well. And now, according to his teammate at international level, Bruno Fernandes, the fans are not the only ones who are excited.
Fernandes has revealed that even the players and all the staff members that work at the club are all excited about the return of Ronaldo because he is a player that has such a big reputation and an elite winning mentality. According to Fernandes, Ronaldo has brought some more confidence with him to Old Trafford and the rest of the players are buzzing that he has returned and that they ll are also looking forward to playing with him on the pitch. Continue reading