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Sport Review - Wed Dec 27 11:30 PM
Juan Mata has insisted that he enjoys a very positive relationship with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. It had been suggested that the pair did not see eye-to-eye during their time at Chelsea together, and it was Mourinho ended up approving the sale of Mata to Manchester United back in Januar...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 27 7:07 PM
Jamie Carragher couldn’t resist a dig at Manchester United after Liverpool FC completed a £75m deal for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk. The Reds made the Netherlands international the world’s most-expensive defender after reaching an agreement with the Saints for the 26-year-old centre-half...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 27 8:30 AM
Jose Mourinho refused to admit that Manchester United are going through a difficult spell in the Premier League. The Red Devils were held to a frustrating 2-2 draw with Burnley at Old Trafford on Boxing Day to leave Manchester United a mere point ahead of third-placed Chelsea in the Premier Leagu...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 27 7:49 AM
Manchester United are confident of completing a deal to sign Paulo Dybala in a £60m deal from Juventus in 2018, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Star is reporting that Jose Mourinho is hopeful that Manchester United will be able to complete a deal to sign the Argentina interna...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 27 6:35 AM
Louis van Gaal has suggested that Daley Blind should leave Manchester United to sign for Barcelona. Blind was brought to Old Trafford from Ajax back in September 2014 as one of Van Gaal’s first signings during his spell at the club. However, the Dutch defender has seemingly fallen down the peckin...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 27 5:10 AM
Joey Barton believes Manchester United really missed Anthony Martial following their 2-2 draw with Burnley at Old Trafford on Boxing Day. The France international was omitted from the Red Devils team due to a slight knee problem that the Manchester United forward suffered during a 2-2 draw with L...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 27 4:40 AM
Manchester United have opened talks with Bordeaux about a deal to sign Brazilian attacker Malcom in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that the Red Devils have opened talks with the French club about buying Malcolm in January and th...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 27 12:01 AM
Paul Ince has criticised Man United’s “ludicrous” fans for calling for Jose Mourinho’s head after the recent disappointment against Bristol City and Manchester City. The Red Devils slumped to a disappointing 2-1 loss to Bristol City in the quarter-finals of the League Cup last week as they failed...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 5:22 PM
Jesse Lingard has admitted that Manchester United were disappointed with their 2-2 draw with Burnley at Old Trafford. The Red Devils were trailing 2-0 at half-time following goals Ashley Barnes’s close-range finish in a congested penalty area and before Belgian midfielder Steven Defour fired a br...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 10:48 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 7:30 AM
Manchester United star David De Gea is clearly the best goalkeeper in the world, according to Graeme Souness. The Spanish shot-stopper has been earning plenty of praise for his performances for the Red Devils this season. De Gea was particularly impressive as he helped Manchester United beat Arse...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 6:25 AM
Marouane Fellaini has no intention of signing a new contract at Manchester United and is ready to quit the club, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Express is reporting that the Belgian midfielder could be on his way out of Old Trafford in the summer when he current deal expires...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 6:15 AM
Danny Mills believes Romelu Lukaku is starting to succumb to criticism of the Manchester United striker. The Belgium international moved to Manchester United in a £75m deal from Premier League rivals Everton in the summer. Lukaku’s move was met with some skepticism given his struggles at Chelsea...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 6:00 AM
Ray Wilkins has hailed Manchester United record signing Paul Pogba as the “complete” player. The Red Devils have been forced to make do without Pogba for 10 Premier League games this season due to injuries and suspension. Pogba has impressed when the versatile midfielder has been fully fit follow...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 5:40 AM
Antoine Griezmann could end up at Manchester United next summer, Jermaine Jenas has claimed. The Red Devils were heavily linked with a move to sign the France international from La Liga giants Atletico Madrid in the summer. Griezmann was rumoured to be on the brink of a £70m move to Manchester Un...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 4:40 AM
Ander Herrera has taken to social media to criticise the “liars” after claims he refused to play in defence for Manchester United before Leicester City’s equaliser on Saturday. Chris Smalling pulled up with a groin injury late in the game but the England international was still tasked with markin...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 12:30 AM
Manchester United are tracking four players ahead of the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. Yahoo! Sport, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that the Red Devils are keen on signing Monaco winger Thomas Lemar, Ajax’s Justin Kluivert, Borussia Dortmund’s Chri...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 12:00 AM
Manchester United have joined Arsenal and Chelsea in the race to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco in the January transfer window, according to reports. Yahoo! Sport, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that Manchester United are now among the clubs wanting to sign Lemar in the new year. The sa...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 11:30 PM
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has taken to social media to send a heartfelt Christmas message to Manchester United fans. The Armenia international has fallen dramatically down the pecking order at Manchester United in recent weeks as he has seemingly struggled to win over manager Jose Mourinho. The 28-year-...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 7:30 PM
Chris Smalling has become Manchester United’s “Mr Dependable” in defence, Garth Crooks has claimed. The England international has been a regular in the Manchester United since his move to Old Trafford from Fulham in 2010. Smalling has never really established himself as a key player but has shown...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 7:15 PM
Ian Wright admits he wouldn’t settle for a Mesut Ozil-Henrikh Mkhitaryan swap deal. Manchester United have been heavily linked with a move to sign the Germany international from Arsenal. Ozil has less than seven months remaining on his current Arsenal deal to alert Manchester United to the playma...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 7:00 PM
Ray Wilkins has urged Manchester United to make an offer to sign Juventus striker Paulo Dybala. The Argentina international has been touted as a potential target for Manchester United ahead of the summer transfer window. Indeed, reports in Italy this week suggested that Dybala’s agent and brother...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 6:00 PM
Michael Owen is backing Manchester United to get back to winning ways in the Premier League by beating Burnley at Old Trafford on Boxing Day. The Red Devils head into the game looking to get back to winning ways in the Premier League after the disappointment of conceding a late equaliser during t...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 12:15 PM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 10:45 AM
Manchester United are closing in on the signing of Ryan Sessegnon from Fulham – and the Red Devils are willing to loan the teenager back to the London club to get a deal done in January, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho i...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 9:21 AM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Manchester United to dig deep and edge past Burnley in their Premier League clash at Old Trafford on Boxing Day. The Red Devils will be desperate to make amends for their disappointing 2-2 draw with 2015 champions Leicester City at the King Power Stadium in their last Pr...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 8:15 AM
Paul Merson believes Burnley will be on the wrong end of a Manchester United thrashing at Old Trafford on Boxing Day. The 20-time English champions were left frustrated following Harry Maguire’s last-gasp equaliser at the King Power Stadium to leave Manchester United contemplating a 2-2 draw with...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 7:30 AM
Arsenal are now leading Manchester United and Chelsea in the race to sign Leon Bailey in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is claiming that the Gunners have moved ahead of their Premier League rivals as the race to sign the £30m-rated attacke...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 6:10 AM
Gary Neville has criticised Chris Smalling’s failure to communicate that the Manchester United defender was struggling in the leading up to Leicester City’s equaliser in a 2-2 draw at King Power Stadium. The Red Devils were looking to reduce Manchester United’s lead at the top of the Premier Leag...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 5:30 AM
Gary Neville has blasted the Manchester United team for a lack of leadership after Leicester City scored an injury-time equaliser in a 2-2 draw at the King Power Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Red Devils looked to be heading towards three points following goals either side of half-time from Spa...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 5:20 AM
Pep Guardiola would be successful at Manchester United if the Manchester City boss was in charge at Old Trafford, Ian Wright has claimed. The Citizens set a new Premier League record for an individual season with their 14th successive Premier League win at Old Trafford earlier this month. Indeed,...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 4:40 AM
Manchester United have made contact with Chelsea about the possibility of signing Willian in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail, as quoted by the Daily Express, is reporting that the Red Devils are keen to see whether Chelsea would be willing to...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 12:15 AM
Jamie Redknapp was full of praise for Juan Mata after the Spanish playmaker scored both of Manchester United’s goals in their 2-2 draw with Leicester City on Saturday night. The Red Devils fell behind in the first half when Jamie Vardy finished off a sweeping counter-attacking move for the hosts....
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 11:15 AM
Gary Neville emphasised Juan Mata’s continued influence on the Manchester United team following his double in a 2-2 draw with Leicester City on Saturday night. The Spain international has struggled to tie down a regular starting spot in Jose Mourinho’s team this season despite Manchester United’s...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 9:30 AM
Gareth Bale has made the decision to join Manchester United from Real Madrid next year, according to reports in Spain. Spanish outlet Don Balon, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that Bale has decided on a move to Old Trafford after his stop-start form at Real Madrid. The same report says...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 8:45 AM
Garth Crooks has credited Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho with a shrewd captaincy decision. The Red Devils boss handed the captain’s armband to Chris Smalling for last weekend’s trip to West Bromwich Albion. Manchester United edged to a 2-1 win thanks to goals from Jesse Lingard and Romel...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 8:00 AM
Manchester United would like to sign Antoine Griezmann next summer, according to journalist Rory Smith. The Red Devils were heavily linked with a move to sign the France international in the summer transfer window. However, Griezmann opted to commit his future to Atletico Madrid following los Roj...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 7:05 AM
Gary Neville could not hide his shock at seeing the injured Chris Smalling come back onto the pitch and try to defend for Manchester United just before Leicester City’s equaliser in their 2-2 draw at the King Power Stadium. The England international appeared to suffer a serious groin injury in th...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 6:35 AM
Paul Scholes has lavished praise on Paul Pogba for the potential he possesses at Manchester United, but he has warned that he still needs to improve the mental aspect of his game. The French midfielder is widely regarded to be one of the most talented players at Manchester United after he sealed...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 6:10 AM
Jermaine Jenas has suggested Manchester United could sign Real Madrid star Gareth Bale next summer. The Wales international has been regularly linked with a move to Old Trafford in the past 24 months or so. Indeed, the Red Devils were thought to be weighing up a move to sign Bale in the summer bu...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 5:45 AM
Gary Neville heaped praise on Romelu Lukaku for his strong performance for Manchester United at Leicester on Saturday but felt that he didn’t get the service he deserved. The 24-year-old played the full 90 minutes at the King Power Stadium as the Red Devils let their 2-1 lead slip at the death. J...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 5:00 AM
Manchester United have made improvements under Jose Mourinho, Jermaine Jenas has insisted. The Red Devils are facing a tough task overhauling derby rivals Manchester City in the Premier League title race. Pep Guardiola’s side are sitting 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League table with...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 23 9:45 PM
Gary Neville lavished praise on Juan Mata following his sparkling display in Manchester United’s 2-2 draw with Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday. The Spanish playmaker was in superb form for the Red Devils on Saturday evening as he scored either side of half-time to help Jose Mouri...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 23 10:15 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 23 9:15 AM
Ray Wilkins believes Manchester United might have squandered their best chance to win silverware this season following their League Cup exit. The Red Devils suffered a surprise 2-1 loss to Championship side Bristol City in the League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday night. Manchester United were d...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 23 8:57 AM
Jose Mourinho believes he can start Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku in the same Manchester United team. The Red Devils crashed out of the League Cup on Wednesday night after Bristol City lost 2-1 to Manchester United in the quarter-final at Ashton Gate. The one positive for Mourinho was Ibra...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 23 8:15 AM
Jose Mourinho has opened the door for Zlatan Ibrahimovic to start his first Premier League game this season when Manchester United make the trip to Leicester City on Saturday night. The former Sweden international suffered a season-ending knee problem in Manchester United’s 1-0 win against Anderl...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 23 6:45 AM
Mark Lawrenson is tipping Manchester United to bounce back from their midweek disappointment by beating Leicester City 2-0 in the Premier League on Saturday night. The Red Devils are coming to terms with having been dumped out of the League Cup at the hands of Bristol City at the semi-final stage...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 23 6:00 AM
Antonio Conte has dismissed the transfer speculation surrounding Chelsea duo Eden Hazard and David Luiz ahead of the January transfer window. According to reports earlier this week, Manchester United are interested in securing a deal to bring the Belgium international in a mega deal from the defe...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 23 5:40 AM
Ryan Giggs has claimed that he told Manchester United to sign France sensation Kylian Mbappe and Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus three years ago. The former Red Devils midfielder worked as Louis van Gaal’s assistant manager for two seasons at Old Trafford before the Dutch coach was sacked i...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 23 4:40 AM
Jose Mourinho wants to sign a winger and a playmaker to bolster his Manchester United squad next year, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that the Red Devils is out to bolster his squad in 2018 as he looks to form a side capable of challenging Manchester City’s...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 23 12:15 AM
Arsenal and Manchester United are both interested in signing Juventus defender Daniele Rugani in the January transfer window, according to reports in Italy. Italian outlet Il Posticipo, as quoted by the Daily Mirror, is reporting that Arsenal are ready to make a £35.4m bid to try and sign Rugani...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 22 10:15 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 22 9:45 AM
Playing alongside Paul Pogba has helped Nemanja Matic to add more creativity to his game at Manchester United, according to Ray Wilkins. Matic has been settling well into life at Old Trafford after signing for the Red Devils from Chelsea in the summer transfer window. The Serbia international has...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 22 6:19 AM
Tim Sherwood believes Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola would like to sign Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan. The Armenia international has struggled to make an impression at Old Trafford since his £30m move to Manchester United from Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund in the 2016...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 22 6:10 AM
Michael Owen is tipping Manchester United to edge to a close-fought win against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday night. The Red Devils will make the trip to Leicester looking to bounce back from a shock 2-1 loss to Championship side Bristol City in the League Cup quarter-final...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 22 5:40 AM
Paul Merson is backing Manchester United to ease to a 2-0 win against Leicester City on Saturday night. The Red Devils suffered a surprise 2-1 loss to Championship side Bristol City in the League Cup quarter-final at Ashton Gate on Wednesday night. Manchester United have lost two of their last fo...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 22 5:20 AM
Gary Neville has warned Jose Mourinho that Manchester United will find it difficult to stop Manchester City in the title race. The Red Devils lost 2-1 to Premier League leaders Manchester City at Old Trafford earlier this month to leave Manchester United 11 points adrift of the top of the table....
Sport Review - Fri Dec 22 4:30 AM
Manchester United are prepared to sell Matteo Darmian to Italian club Napoli in the January transfer window to fund a move to sign a new left-back, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Serie A side have made enquiries to Manchester United about the pos...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 22 12:15 AM
Ray Wilkins has admitted that Manchester United are too heavily reliant on Paul Pogba to produce top performances this season. The Red Devils have been in much improved form this term in what is Jose Mourinho’s second campaign in charge at the club. Pogba has been one of Manchester United’s most...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 21 9:45 AM
Lucas Leiva may be a Lazio player but the Brazilian’s dislike for Manchester United hasn’t waned despite leaving Liverpool FC. The South American midfielder completed a move to the Serie A club from Liverpool FC in the summer transfer window. Manchester United made the trip to Championship side B...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 21 9:15 AM
Paul Merson has claimed that Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea is easily the Premier League’s best shot stopper. The Spain international has been one of the Red Devils’ most-consistent players since Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement in 2013. De Gea was linked with a move to Champions League...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 21 8:45 AM
Phil Neville says Henrikh Mkhitaryan is “lucky” that he gets to play for Manchester United. The Armenia international has endured a largely unhappy 18 month spell at Old Trafford following a £30m move to Old Trafford from Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund in the 2016 summer transfer window. The...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 21 8:15 AM
Phil Neville admits he is hopeful that Paul Pogba’s return to the Manchester United team can improve Romelu Lukaku’s mood. The France international has missed Manchester United’s last three Premier League games due to suspension following a sending off at Arsenal. Indeed, the 25-year-old was abse...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 21 7:45 AM
Manchester United have made enquiries to Lazio about the possibility of signing Stefan De Vrij in the January transfer window, according to reports in Italy. Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, as quoted by Metro, is claiming that the Red Devils are seriously interested in signing the 25-year...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 21 7:15 AM
Manchester United are ready to offer Henrikh Mkhitaryan as part of a deal to sign Alex Sandro from Juventus in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that the Red Devils are ready to put the Armenia international up for sale after his fall dow...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 21 6:45 AM
Manchester United have been handed a huge boost in their pursuit of Antoine Griezmann after Atletico Madrid had a massive row with Barcelona, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is claiming that the two Spanish clubs have had a big falling-out in recent days after Griezman...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 21 6:25 AM
Manchester United are ready to shell out £90m on signing Eden Hazard from Chelsea next year, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that Jose Mourinho has identified Hazard as the “missing piece” in his jigsaw at Old Trafford as he looks to complete his overhaul of his sq...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 21 6:15 AM
Phil Neville admits he feels sympathy for Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku after a difficult spell for the summer signing. The Red Devils forward moved to Manchester United in an £89m deal from Premier League rivals Everton in the summer transfer window to bolster their attacking options....
Sport Review - Thu Dec 21 6:04 AM
Phil Neville admits Manchester United are more enjoyable to watch when Paul Pogba is in Jose Mourinho’s team. The 24-year-old was suspended for Manchester United’s last three Premier League games following his sending off in the Red Devils’ 3-1 win at title rivals Arsenal earlier in December. Pog...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 21 6:00 AM
Phil Neville believes Jose Mourinho needs to add more “hard-working” players to his Manchester United spine. The Red Devils are in second place but 11 points adrift of runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City with 20 games to go in what looks like being a one-sided title race. Mourinho spen...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 21 5:10 AM
Gary Neville has criticised Manchester United’s signings since the Sir Alex Ferguson era. The Red Devils have spent a staggering £650m on new players since Manchester United won their 13th and final Premier League title under Sir Alex Ferguson. Manchester United initially appointed David Moyes as...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 21 4:30 AM
Ian Wright has suggested that Toby Alderweireld would be a great signing for Manchester United in the January transfer window. The Red Devils are bound to be linked with a host of players in the coming weeks as the January transfer window draws ever nearer and Jose Mourinho considers adding to hi...