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Guardian - Fri Jul 14 10:58 PM
• Mourinho says he is ‘open’ to new deal for injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic • Manchester United manager guarded over adding Nemanja Matic to squad José Mourinho has admitted re-signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic is an option, with the Manchester United manager also refusing to rule out a move for Chelsea’s N...
Guardian - Fri Jul 14 6:10 PM
Manchester United’s manager has always believed a good big’un will usually beat a good little’un and is set on building another side to those specifications Here’s a semi-interesting football stat, at a time when semi-interesting football stats are in short supply. If Manchester United were to wi...
Guardian - Thu Jul 13 10:29 PM
• United determined to reject bid for 26-year-old goalkeeper • Spanish club attempted to sign De Gea two years ago Manchester United expect David de Gea to be the subject of another Real Madrid bid this summer despite their determined stance that the goalkeeper will not be sold. Real are aware of...
Guardian - Thu Jul 13 3:00 PM
The USA’s most capped player says going home to become director of football at the fourth-tier City of Angels FC ‘was a no-brainer’ Cobi Jones has no hesitation when asked why the United States’ most capped player would become the director of football at City of Angels FC, a fourth‑tier club foun...
Guardian - Thu Jul 13 12:01 AM
Lukaku can fulfil two vital roles in a Mourinho side: holding up the ball and threatening on the counterattack in the manner of Didier Drogba As a coup de théâtre, Manchester United’s swoop for Romelu Lukaku was rather magnificent. A much-needed striker was acquired, Wayne Rooney was offloaded an...
Guardian - Wed Jul 12 10:38 PM
• Januzaj, 22, signs five-year contract after agreeing £9.8m move • United are understood to have inserted a buy-back clause into deal Real Sociedad have signed the Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj for a reported fee of £9.8m. United have installed a buy-back clause in the deal for the 22-y...
Guardian - Wed Jul 12 10:29 PM
• Manchester United manager heavily critical of left-back at times last season • Shaw still weeks away from fitness as United prepare to face LA Galaxy Luke Shaw will be given the chance to establish himself as Manchester United’s first-choice left-back, with José Mourinho impressed by the defend...
Guardian - Tue Jul 11 10:30 PM
• United prepared to more than double Eric Dier’s wages in new £50m bid • Tottenham keen to keep midfielder but prepared to sell Kyle Walker Eric Dier is open to the prospect of a move to Manchester United and the club are pushing hard to make it happen, despite the Tottenham Hotspur chairman, Da...
Guardian - Tue Jul 11 10:30 PM
• José Mourinho wants Croat to increase attacking options • Perisic may be asked to join United’s tour in the US Manchester United will try to sign Ivan Perisic before Internazionale fly to China for their pre-season tour next Tuesday, with the forward valued at around €55m (£49m). It is understo...
Guardian - Tue Jul 11 3:31 PM
Romelu Lukaku admits that once he knew there was interest in him from Manchester United he could not say no to the move. Speaking from United’s pre-season training camp in Los Angeles, Lukaku says ‘the way that the club is always hungry to win trophies’ was another factor in his decision to join...
Guardian - Tue Jul 11 8:44 AM
Today’s rumours are shorthanded With White Hart Lane closed for renovations, Tottenham Hotspur have had second thoughts about hosting matches at Wembley for a season and are thinking instead about taking a sabbatical from football. Untrustworthy sources say there is listless debate within the clu...
Guardian - Mon Jul 10 10:30 PM
Wayne Rooney revealed he is looking forward to the Merseyside derby more than going back to Old Trafford and also that he wants his England place back If nothing else, it was a more polished performance than the first time Wayne Rooney staged his own press conference, on a January evening in 2003...
Guardian - Mon Jul 10 10:30 PM
• Mourinho told of doubts about Lacazette’s big-game mentality • Arsenal signed forward from Lyon for club record £52.7m Manchester United scouted Alexandre Lacazette but decided the striker who became Arsenal’s £52.7m signing was not to the standard required by José Mourinho. The manager ordered...
Guardian - Mon Jul 10 5:42 PM
• Manchester United announce signing of Romelu Lukaku on five-year deal • ‘I cannot wait to run out at Old Trafford in front of 75, 000 fans, ’ says Belgian José Mourinho is confident Romelu Lukaku will be a success at Manchester United after the club confirmed the striker’s arrival from Everton....
Guardian - Mon Jul 10 4:14 PM
• Rooney desperate to play after losing regular place at Manchester United • 31-year-old hopes to force way back into the England squad Wayne Rooney said on Monday he did not view Everton as a “retirement home” but had returned to win trophies and with the ambition of forcing his way back into th...
Guardian - Mon Jul 10 2:39 PM
Wayne Rooney says Everton was the only club he wanted to join following his move from Manchester United to Goodison Park at the weekend. The 31-year-old rejoins his boyhood club 13 years after leaving Merseyside for Manchester. Rooney, who became United’s all-time leading scorer during his time a...
Guardian - Mon Jul 10 10:00 AM
The striker is leaving for Everton as a record scorer and multiple trophy winner but a large constituency of fans will not mourn his departure The oddity of Wayne Rooney’s glittering 13-year Manchester United career is that he departs for Everton to only muted applause. Despite a record that feat...
Guardian - Mon Jul 10 9:13 AM
Today’s fluff danced really wunderbar Like Romelu Lukaku, Tiemoué Bakayoko was widely expected to join Chelsea this summer. But one of them ended up at Manchester United instead, and the other might as well – the Daily Star report that a £35m fee has been agreed between Monaco and the Mancunians...
Guardian - Sun Jul 9 8:25 PM
Everton fans have been booing their prodigal son since his departure 13 years ago, but the old warmth should not be hard to reignite The Goodison Park roof was not quite wrenched from its fittings when Wayne Rooney made his return to Everton colours, but perhaps it loosened enough to sow the seed...
Guardian - Sun Jul 9 4:46 PM
Who will be the next big-name signing? How strong is the bond between José Mourinho and Ed Woodward? As United embark upon a gruelling pre-season tour of the US, here’s what will shape the club’s upcoming campaign For £75m (plus £15m add-ons) José Mourinho acquires a proven prolific Premier Leagu...
Guardian - Sun Jul 9 11:05 AM
• Striker says Manchester United have best fans and stadium in England • United have yet to confirm transfer apart from confirming £75m fee Romelu Lukaku has said he did not think twice about agreeing to join Manchester United when the opportunity arose, describing the club as the “biggest in the...