Manchester United Transfer News: Latest Christian Benteke, Danny Ings Rumours

Manchester United are reportedly looking to Aston Villa’s rumbustious forward Christian Benteke in an attempt to bolster their forward options. According to Paul Hetherington of the Daily Star, Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal was impressed with the burly Belgian during the recent meeting between the sides. As Hetherington's piece notes, with the futures of both Robin van Persie and Radamel Falcao in doubt, there could be a need for forward replenishment at Old Trafford. As we can see here courtesy Read more [...]

Carlo Ancelotti and Manchester City Reportedly Hold Talks Over Real Madrid Exit

If Carlo Ancelotti gets dumped by Real Madrid just one season after winning La Decima, his next destination could be Manchester City. That's according to reporter David Amoyal. He's stated talks are already taking place between Ancelotti and the club that won last season's Premier League title, although the Italian may not be City's most desired option: While Manchester City's top choice to replace Pellegrini is Pep Guardiola, it's very unlikely Bayern Munich will let him go- Read more [...]

Breaking Down Wilfried Bony’s Performance for Manchester City vs. West Brom

In the world of social media and the intense scrutiny of 24-hour rolling sports news coverage, footballers are now analysed more than ever before. It’s a situation which leads to snap judgements of a player’s form, and new signings are expected to hit the ground running or face criticism and question marks over their suitability to their new side almost immediately. Which is exactly the situation Wilfried Bony has found himself in since his initial £23 million transfer to Manchester Read more [...]

Why Louis Van Gaal Needs to End Manchester United’s FA Cup Drought

During the summer of 1999, I interviewed Sir Alex Ferguson in his office at Manchester United’s former training ground, The Cliff.  It was just the two of us; the training ground was otherwise completely deserted, as the players were not due back from their holidays until the following week. Having just guided United to the Treble, which consisted of the Champions League, the Premier League and the FA Cup, as well as having just been knighted, I had assumed there would never be a better Read more [...]

Liverpool vs. Manchester City: Live Score, Highlights from North-West Derby

Premier League Live Liverpool vs. Manchester City (Kick-off: 2 p.m. GMT / 9 a.m. ET)   After an exhausting 120 minutes plus penalties in Istanbul on Thursday evening, Liverpool return to the UK to face off against Manchester City in a match that could change the complexion of the Premier League. If the Reds win, the momentum could carry them into a position to challenge Manchester United for third; if City win, the title race against Chelsea is back on, and the other clubs swarming below Read more [...]

Tottenham vs. Manchester United: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

Almost unnoticed, Tottenham Hotspur have been putting together quite a run. Just when it seemed like manager Mauricio Pochettino was out of his depth and unable to replicate the magic he'd produced at Southampton, Spurs won four in a row in all competitions. Now they face an equally buoyant Manchester United team enjoying an even more impressive winning run. Louis van Gaal's squad has rattled off seven wins and a draw from the last eight league fixtures. Something has to give in this key clash underpinned Read more [...]

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney and Sir Alex Ferguson Support Anthony Crolla

Anthony Crolla, the Manchester boxer whose world lightweight title shot was called off after he was attacked by burglars and left with a cracked skull and broken ankle, has revealed that Manchester United's Wayne Rooney and former manager Sir Alex Ferguson have been in touch to support him as he recovers. Crolla was due to fight Cuban Richar Abril on January 23 for the WBA title—that fight has been called off as the boxer recovers from the serious injuries. And while he insists he will Read more [...]