English Premier League giants Manchester United finally made the transfer of French defender Raphael Varane from Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid official after unveiling the player to the fans at Old Trafford during lunchtime on Saturday and of course, the transfer would not be totally complete without the player having his first interview session at his new club. The interview was conducted with Man United on TV and the player was asked a couple of questions which he provided answers to and a lot of his comments would surely excite the fans of the Red Devils
When asked why he chose to sign for United, Varane said that it was always his wish to play for the Red Devils. He revealed that he came close to signing for them back in the summer transfer window of 2011 when he was still at French club Lens but the deal was not able to go through and while he proceeded to join Real Madrid, United signed Phil Jones instead. Continue reading “A PEEK INTO VARANE’S FIRST INTERVIEW AS A UNITED PLAYER”
Manchester United defender Alex Telles is set for an extended spell on the sidelines after he picked up an ankle injury during training last week. He sustained the injury during the club’s training camp in Surrey. The ankle injury prompted the Brazilian left-back to miss the friendly with Championship team Queens Park Rangers (QPR) at the weekend.
Alex Telles has been involved in preseason since the start of the month but he sat out the 4-2 defeat to QPR on Saturday. Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer initially predicted that the defender will be out of action for a few weeks. The player is now expected to face more weeks on the sidelines after the latest injury update from Solskjaer. According to his manager, Alex Telleswill most likely return to action in September as he’s on course to miss the start of the season. Continue reading “BRAZILIAN LEFT-BACK SET FOR EXTENDED LAYOFF”
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his players will start their preseason with a game against English Championship club Derby County currently managed by legend Wayne Rooney. Rams boss Rooney is the all-time leading goalscorer for both Manchester United and the England national team.
Rooney and Derby County secured their Championship status on the final day of last season and they take on the Red Devils on Sunday, July 18 as they step up preparations for the new season.The new English Championship season starts on Saturday, August 7. Manchester United on TV would be a feature for the game between Derby County and the Red Devils. Manchester United on TV was a feature when the Old Trafford giants were last in action around two months back in the Europa League final Continue reading “UNITED START PRESEASON WITH DERBY CLASH”
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is almost certain to be under pressure to end the long trophyless run at the club in the new season after another season without a trophy thanks to the Europa League final defeat at the hands of Spanish La Liga club Villarreal.
Solskjaer has spent two full seasons at Manchester United and he has not been able to deliver at least one trophy in that time. He also spent the second half of the 2018/19 season after the Norwegian tactician was named as the replacement for the sacked Jose Mourinhotowards the end of 2018. Continue reading “MAN UNITED: WAIT FOR TROPHY CONTINUES”
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had the Europa League final clash with Spanish La Liga club Villarreal on his mind when he made as many as ten changes for the Wolves game on the final day of the Premier League for this season.
A lot of the first team players at Manchester United were not in the starting XI for the Wolves game but the Red Devils still managed to win the game. The second string Manchester United players beat home team 2-1 to ensure that the team maintained the 12 points deficit to champions Manchester City who thrashed Everton 5-0 at home on the final day of this campaign. Manchester United on TV was a feature for the Wolves game. Continue reading “SOLKSJAER MAKES WHOLESALE CHANGES FOR WOLVES”
Manchester United have lost their last two games in the league and they would be hoping to return to winning ways when they take on London club Fulham at home on Tuesday night in what’s their penultimate league game this season.Manchester United on TV would be a feature for the match scheduled to take place at the Theatre of Dreams on Tuesday. Fans are also expected for the game at Old Trafford for the first time in many months.
The Red Devils ended on the losing side for each of their last two matches in the league and they are massive favourites to win the Fulham game and get back to victory ways on the back of a two-game losing run against Leicester City and arch rivals Liverpool. Continue reading “UNITED TARGET RETURN TO WINNING WAYS”
Manchester United produced one of their best performances this season as they came from behind to demolish Italian opponents AS Roma in the Europa League thereby moving closer to the final of the competition.
The Reds Devils were favourites ahead of the Roma game in the first leg of their last four tie but they didn’t live up to that status until the second half.Manchester United on TV was a feature for the game which ended in a 6-2 win for the hosts. Continue reading “MAN UNITED DEMOLISH ROMA IN STYLE”
Manchester United on TV would be a feature when the Red Devils play hosts to Spanish La Liga outfit Granada in the second leg of their quarterfinal tie in the Europa League. Manchester United already have one foot in the next round after the good result from the first leg in Spain. Manchester United was a feature during that first leg which ended in a 2-0 away win for the Old Trafford gaints.
Manchester United face in-form Brighton and Hove Albion at home in their first game back from the ongoing international break with the target of getting back to winning ways after the disappointment of their FA Cup exit at the hands of Leicester City in their last game. Manchester United on TV was a feature as the Foxes sealed a semi-final berth in the FA Cup at the expense of the Red Devils via a 3-1 win at home. Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer rested some key players for the game and was too late when the players in question were introduced into the FA Cup quarterfinal clash. Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho scored twice during the game which played host to Manchester United on TV. Belgian international Youri Tielemans scored the other goal for the home team, while Manchester United got their only goal through Mason Greenwood.
Brighton have won their last two matches in the league ahead of their trip to Manchester to face Manchester United at the Theatre of Dreams next week Sunday. Manchester United on TV would be a feature for the game with the Red Devils keen to get back to victory ways after the poor result against the Foxes. Manchester United had not lost any of their away games in all competitions this season until the FA Cup meeting with Leicester City. The Red Devils face an in-form Brighton team who saw off Southampton and Newcastle United in the last two league games. Continue reading “UNITED FAVOURITES FOR TRICKY BRIGHTON CLASH”
Manchester United on TV was a feature as the Red Devils prepared for the all-important Europa League round of 16 second leg clash withItalian giants AC Milan by beating stubborn West Ham United at home. Manchester United prepared for the Europa League clash with Milan by securing a slim win at home to the Hammers. The only goal of the game came on 53 minutes courtesy the own goal from Hammers centre back Craig Dawson after good work from Manchester United and Scotland international midfielder Scott McTominay. West Ham United were victims of the brilliance of Scotland player McTominay once again. He was responsible for the only goal of the game in extra time as Manchester United beat the Hammers 1-0 at home in the fifth round of the FA Cup last month. With the win, the Red Devils were able to progress into the FA Cup quarterfinals, where they will meet Leicester City to determine who will secure a place in the semi-finals of the competition. Manchester United on TV is expected to be a feature for the FA Cup quarterfinal tie with Leicester City scheduled for the coming weekend. Manchester United on TV was a feature for the two West Ham United games mentioned above.