Rio Ferdinand backs Solskjaer to continue as Manchester United boss

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer won’t be sacked from the head coach role at the Red Devils anytime soon. The Norwegian tactician was initially recruited by United in December last year as the interim manager and the team’s performances over the next three months convinced the board to hand him with the permanent role.


Since then, the club’s fortunes have completely reversed with just five wins from 23 matches in all competitions and recent reports have claimed that Solskjaer could be sacked, should the Red Devils suffer a heavy defeat to Liverpool in the forthcoming league game. In response to this, Ferdinand has said that the board should have anticipated the current situation, given the performances of the squad have not been good enough.
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Van der Sar sends warning to Manchester United goalkeeper De Gea

Former Manchester United star Edwin van der Sar has said that the Red Devils must find a quick resolution over the future of goalkeeper David de Gea. The Spain international has been in a contract standoff with the Red Devils over the past year and he has just 11 months remaining on his existing deal with the side.


Speaking to reporters, Van der Sar said that a decision over De Gea’s future should be made in the near future, considering the club are running out of time to make money through the Spaniard’s sale. He added that there are plenty of other goalkeepers who can take the step up and gave an example of himself after he joined the Red Devils at the age of 34.
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Neville urges Manchester United board to support Solskjaer

Manchester United legend Gary Neville has urged the Red Devils board to support manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the club go through a difficult phase. Solskjaer has placed the emphasis on building a young and hungry team but so far, that has not paid dividends with the Red Devils making a disappointing start to the season.

The likes of Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James have played key roles since joining the club but there has nonetheless been a weakness in the central midfield department and upfront, where they have lacked a genuine goalscoring striker. Speaking on Sky Sports, Neville said that the supporters may go through a lot of pain during the forthcoming 18 months where the club will continue with the recent transition phase. (more…)

Neville fancies Harry Maguire to become Manchester United’s Van Dijk

Manchester United legend Gary Neville believes Harry Maguire has the credentials to become a key player for the Red Devils at the heart of the defence. The England international has made the headlines for the hefty £80m price tag in recent days, but that has not hampered him with a wonderful debut performance against Chelsea.

Speaking on Sky Sports, Neville praised the qualities of the former Leicester City defender and believes the defender has the qualities to become United’s very own Virgil van Dijk, he said: “Maguire looks secure and he looks strong. Every time the ball came near him in the air he won it and he never looked any different to how he was for England or Leicester. I think that was the main thing; coming here with a huge price tag in a big game as a Manchester United player for the first time it didn’t look like anything had changed. He has a really good temperament. It’s too early to say Maguire will make the same difference as Van Dijk, but there’s a chance.”

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Neville fancies Harry Maguire to become Manchester United’s Van Dijk

Manchester United legend Gary Neville believes Harry Maguire has the credentials to become a key player for the Red Devils at the heart of the defence. The England international has made the headlines for the hefty £80m price tag in recent days, but that has not hampered him with a wonderful debut performance against Chelsea.

Speaking on Sky Sports, Neville praised the qualities of the former Leicester City defender and believes the defender has the qualities to become United’s very own Virgil van Dijk, he said: “Maguire looks secure and he looks strong. Every time the ball came near him in the air he won it and he never looked any different to how he was for England or Leicester. I think that was the main thing; coming here with a huge price tag in a big game as a Manchester United player for the first time it didn’t look like anything had changed. He has a really good temperament. It’s too early to say Maguire will make the same difference as Van Dijk, but there’s a chance.”

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BBC Pundit urges Declan Rice to join Tottenham over Manchester United

BBC pundit Danny Mills has said that West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice could be better off snubbing interest from Manchester United to join Tottenham Hotspur this summer. The 20-year-old has enjoyed a sublime season with the Hammers where he has made 34 appearances and this has earned him a call-up to the England national side for the second successive occasion.

Speaking to BBC Sport, Mills said that United are probably the high-profile side after the midfielder this summer, but he could be better off joining Spurs instead, given the latter have progressed better in the past few seasons, he said: “If Man United come knocking for Rice, then Arsenal, Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester City could come as well.
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Parker believes Pogba’s current attitude won’t be accepted at Madrid

Former Manchester United star Paul Parker believes Paul Pogba won’t be accepted at Real Madrid with the current attitude with the Red Devils. The France international has recently been linked with a potential move to Los Blancos during the summer with manager Zinedine Zidane publicly admitting that he is an admirer of the midfielder’s talents.

In a report covered by TalkSPORT, Parker admitted that Pogba is definitely gifted with immense potential but he has not quite exhibited the consistency required to play for the likes of Real Madrid. He added to illustrate the player’s shrewd relationship with former United boss Jose Mourinho and suggested that a similar behaviour won’t be tolerated at the Bernabeu.
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