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Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Jul 16 8:49 PM
Manchester United have announced that Sergio Romero has extended his contract until 2021. Signed by Louis van Gaal, Romero hasn’t always been the most popular figure at the club, but he excelled during Jose Mourinho’s first season. More often than not, he was the goalkeeper Mourinho picked for th...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Jul 16 2:16 PM
There has been a sense of inevitability about David de Gea’s eventual transfer from Manchester United to Real Madrid. Aside from a transfer to the Spanish club meaning a move to his hometown, something that would please his family and girlfriend, it would be hard for any player to reject the adva...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Jul 16 1:16 PM
Alvaro Morata’s transfer to Manchester United looked like a certainty a few weeks ago, with the player keen to be reunited with Jose Mourinho after a lack of playing time at Real Madrid. The Spanish club believed that Morata was Mourinho’s prime target and so were unwilling to negotiate their ove...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Jul 16 11:53 AM
It has been reported in The Times that Eric Harrison, the legendary Manchester United coach who brought through the Class of 92, is suffering from dementia. A few months ago, Harrison’s grandson contacted the players – David Beckham, Gary and Phil Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt....
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Jul 16 11:29 AM
Manchester United beat LA Galaxy 5-2 in their first game of the pre-season tour of the USA last night. Marcus Rashford scored two goals in the first half, before the entire XI was replaced for the second half. Jose Mourinho has sung the praises of Rashford, noting that his height and muscle mass...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Jul 16 11:17 AM
Manchester United kicked off their pre-season tour of the USA with a game against LA Galaxy, who are in the midst of their domestic season. Ahead of the game, Jose Mourinho claimed he wasn’t expecting to see anything “extraordinary” from the players who were tired following four intense days of t...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Jul 16 1:19 AM
De Gea, Valencia, Smalling, Jones, Blind, Herrera, Carrick, Fellaini, Lingard, Mata, Rashford.
Republik Of Mancunia - Sat Jul 15 2:00 PM
It has been announced today that Liverpool’s Lucas Leiva is set to leave the club for £5m, 10 years after he first joined from Brazilian side Gremio. United had just won the league two months before Leiva signed but Steven Gerrard had high hopes for the midfielder. “From what I’ve seen of him so...
Republik Of Mancunia - Fri Jul 14 10:06 PM
Scott has written for FourFourTwo about the decision to name Carrick as captain. Scott writes for ESPN about the benefits of signing Eric Dier. The Guardian discusses the new, tall team that Mourinho is building at United. The club site reports on Mourinho’s thoughts behind signing Lukaku. Sign u...
Republik Of Mancunia - Fri Jul 14 9:00 PM
Following rumours that Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s recovery is going well and that he may be offered a new contract by Manchester United, Jose Mourinho has claimed that the door is still open to the Swedish striker.
Republik Of Mancunia - Tue Jul 11 9:18 PM
Following the departure of Wayne Rooney, Jose Mourinho has named Michael Carrick as his captain. The midfielder was given a testimonial this summer and has a year left on his current contract, having extended his deal at the end of last season. Carrick has claimed that he has grown to love United...
Republik Of Mancunia - Tue Jul 11 2:30 PM
At the end of February, Jamie Carragher went to Everton’s training ground to interview Romelu Lukaku. Wearing full Everton kit, the boyhood Everton fan spoke to Lukaku about his future. The striker insisted he was happy at Everton and Carragher talked up his chances of finishing the season with t...
Republik Of Mancunia - Tue Jul 11 10:30 AM
Wayne Rooney completed his transfer to Everton yesterday with Romelu Lukaku coming in the opposite direction. The striker has enjoyed a fantastic career, getting to make his debut for his boyhood team when he was a teenager, before moving to Manchester United and winning every trophy going, now s...
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Jul 10 9:45 PM
Manchester United players took part in their first pre-season training session this afternoon in LA. Romelu Lukaku joined up with his new teammates for the first time too. Juan Mata took to Twitter to welcome the new striker and took a picture wearing Lukaku’s boots. Our new no.9 wears a size 13....
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Jul 10 7:49 PM
Jose Mourinho has included a few youngsters in his pre-season tour. All of them have made their debuts for Manchester United’s first team but only have a handful of appearances under their belt. Who are they and why does Mourinho like them? Axel Tuanzebe Born in the Democratic Republic of the Con...
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Jul 10 7:01 PM
Following Romelu Lukaku’s transfer to Manchester United, where he will play along best mate Paul Pogba, the pair have spoken to ESPN about when they first knew about each other and what their plans are for after they’ve retired. On their friendship, and how young they both were when they first he...
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Jul 10 7:00 PM
Jose Mourinho has revealed that Joel Pereira will start in goal against LA Galaxy in our first pre-season game at the weekend. Mourinho is a huge fan of the 21-year-old goalkeeper and has gone as far as claiming he will be Portugal’s no.1 one day. Earlier this week, Pereira, who has been at the c...
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Jul 10 6:55 PM
Following Romelu Lukaku’s move to Manchester United, ESPN caught up with the striker and his best pal, Paul Pogba, to talk about the transfer. On being teammates, following Lukaku’s move to Manchester United… Pogba: “Well, I always knew he wanted to play with me. I’m just kidding.” Lukaku: “We ju...
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Jul 10 6:37 PM
Romelu Lukaku has taken part in training with his Manchester United teammates for the first time since joining us from Everton. Lukaku has chosen the no.9 shirt at United, having asked for permission from Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and has revealed he can’t wait to work with Jose Mourinho, the manager h...
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Jul 10 6:11 PM
Romelu Lukaku has chosen the no.9 shirt for next season, a change from his usual no.10, but has revealed he asked departing striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic for his permission. The no.9 originally belonged to Anthony Martial but he changed to the no.11 when Zlatan joined. Ibrahimovic isn’t even on the...
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Jul 10 5:59 PM
Romelu Lukaku has revealed that he was keen to ensure his transfer to Manchester United took place before the pre-season started. United have travelled to LA today and Lukaku will be ready to feature in our first game against LA Galaxy at the weekend. I wanted my agent and my former club Everton...
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Jul 10 5:53 PM
Romelu Lukaku’s transfer to Manchester United from Everton was confirmed today and the player has discussed how he’s feeling and why he signed. I am delighted, excited, I can’t wait to start, to be with the team, the manager, and to start a new part of my life. The history, the players that play...
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Jul 10 5:48 PM
First of all i want to thank God for this opportunity. Delighted and blessed to be part of the greatest club in the world @ManUtd pic.twitter.com/dWrQjHkH5a — R.Lukaku Bolingoli10 (@RomeluLukaku9) July 10, 2017
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Jul 10 10:30 AM
10. EFL Cup final – 2017 Wayne Rooney didn’t even get on the pitch for Jose Mourinho’s first trophy win as Manchester United manager. With a couple of minutes to go and the scoreline at 2-2, Rooney was on the touchline, ready to come on and help the team win. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a late …
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Jul 10 8:47 AM
Given that Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s tenure at Old Trafford came to an end last month, signing a centre-forward of note was always going to be Manchester United’s main priority this summer. In Romelu Lukaku, the Red Devils have landed a player that can become one of the world’s best and someone that h...