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The Sun - Sun Aug 6 10:58 PM
THE thing about the Community Shield is that everybody knows it doesn’t really matter. Nobody, except for Jose Mourinho, tends to list it among their own personal roll of honours. It’s just that for this one day at least, we’re all supposed to pretend it matters to some extent. As a manager, you’...
The Sun - Sun Aug 6 10:40 PM
SIR ALEX FERGUSON always said you have to strengthen when you are at your strongest. If his Manchester United side won the Premier League, Fergie used to sign two or three top players in the summer just to freshen things up. That is how you stay at the top for a sustained period of time. …
The Sun - Sun Aug 6 9:22 PM
FRANK LAMPARD is urging Chelsea to splash out out after admitting he is baffled by their lack of signings and the sale of Nemanja Matic to Manchester United. The Blues legend fears Antonio Conte‘s current squad is too small to seriously challenge for both the Champions League and retaining their...
The Sun - Sun Aug 6 7:58 PM
WAYNE ROONEY has said that Manchester United would have to buy Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in order for his record as the club’s leading scorer to be beaten. Rooney, who left the Red Devils to join boyhood club Everton this summer, scored 253 goals during his 13 season stay at Old Trafford...
The Sun - Sun Aug 6 6:46 PM
LEANDER DENDONCKER’S agent has claimed he is ready for a new challenge as he seeks a move away from Anderlecht with Manchester United interested. The Red Devils have already made an enquiry for his services, though Jose Mourinho is looking at bringing him in next summer. United have already acqui...
The Sun - Sun Aug 6 12:53 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED are prepared to meet Sergi Roberto’s £36m release clause at Barcelona, according to reports. Just days after Neymar left the Nou Camp in a world record £198million transfer to Paris Saint-Germain, the Catalan giants could be set to lose another star. Don Balon reports that Unite...
The Sun - Sun Aug 6 12:19 PM
A mystery Chinese buyer is thought to be interested in buying a stake in Manchester United. The Sunday Times reports that negotiators claiming to act for a billionaire Asian investor have contac­ted some of United’s independent shareholders in recent weeks. Their mission was to persuade sharehold...
The Sun - Sun Aug 6 8:53 AM
TOTTENHAM have stepped up their interest in Bolton’s Jake Turner after learning Manchester United are in the hunt. United want the England youth keeper, 18, as we revealed. But Spurs have sent spies to Bolton’s last two reserve games to watch the youngster. Wanderers have only just put Turner on...
The Sun - Sun Aug 6 1:06 AM
ANTONIO CONTE fears his Chelsea squad will struggle to back up last season’s Premier League title glory. And the Italian has cited previous club Juventus as the blueprint for continued success. Conte won three successive Serie A titles in 2012, 2013 and 2014 as Juve dominated their domestic scene...
The Sun - Sat Aug 5 6:23 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED flop Guillermo Varela seems certain to rejoin Uruguayans Penarol. The right-back, 24, has played just four times in four years at Old Trafford and injury limited him to just seven games on loan at Eintracht Frankfurt last season. Now the Under-20 international is likely to reuni...
The Sun - Sat Aug 5 4:10 PM
ARSENE WENGER has revealed that he doesn’t believe Manchester United should be allowed to compete in the Champions League. The Arsenal boss has claimed that winning the Europa League shouldn’t entitle you to compete in Europe’s premier competition. Last season saw the Gunners drop out of the top...
The Sun - Sat Aug 5 12:02 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED’S star midfielder Paul Pogba has revealed he wouldn’t offer Romelu Lukaku or Jesse Lingard a lift in his car. The French midfielder is best friends with the two United players, but in a question and answer session today, he decided to take a “treat them mean” slant with them. I...
The Sun - Sat Aug 5 11:39 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED youngster Cameron Borthwick-Jackson has completed his medical as he closes in on a loan move to Leeds. The defender has been unable to force his way into Jose Mourinho’s plans and failed to impress at Wolves last season. Leeds are prepared to give the left-back a second chance,...
The Sun - Fri Aug 4 11:28 PM
Angry Antonio Conte has hit out at Chelsea’s lack of transfer action and the sale of Nemanja Matic, warning: “This will be the most difficult season of my career as a coach for sure.” The Premier League-winning boss fears his squad is not strong enough to sustain another title challenge after sel...
The Sun - Fri Aug 4 3:38 PM
JUAN MATA is donating one per cent of his wages to charity, and has called on his fellow professionals to do the same. On the day when Neymar agreed a world record £198million transfer from Barcelona to PSG, Manchester United’s Spanish midfielder has challenged the football world to take a stance...
The Sun - Fri Aug 4 3:32 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED look set to lose out in their pursuit of Ivan Perisic. Inter Milan have offered the Croatia winger a new contract – and issued a hands-off warning to the Old Trafford giants. Jose Mourinho targeted Perisic, 28, at the start of the summer with the two clubs playing hardball over...
The Sun - Fri Aug 4 7:28 AM
NOT since Sir Alex Ferguson had the hairdryer on full blast have Manchester United gone into a season with such a warm glow. Less than three months after stumbling home in sixth, 24 points adrift of champions Chelsea, there is a genuine sense of hope again. In recent years, optimism of Premier Le...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 11:38 PM
NOT since Sir Alex Ferguson had the hairdryer on full blast have Manchester United gone into a season with such a warm glow. Less than three months after stumbling home in sixth, 24 points adrift of champions Chelsea, there is a genuine sense of hope again. In recent years, optimism of Premier Le...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 11:25 PM
FRANK DE BOER wants Manchester United’s versatile teenager Timothy Fosu-Mensah to team up with him again at Crystal Palace. As a result the Eagles’ £20million swoop for Arsenal’s Calum Chambers has been put on ice. SunSport understands Palace have been working hard behind the scenes and have now...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 11:10 PM
CAMERON BORTHWICK-JACKSON is reportedly heading for Leeds United on loan. The Manchester United defender has not been part of Jose Mourinho’s pre-season plans. And ESPN report that he is close to spending another spell in the Championship. Borthwick-Jackson, 20, spent last season on loan at Wolve...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 6:35 PM
ZINEDINE ZIDANE’S pursuit of Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappe could open the door for Gareth Bale to join Manchester United or Chelsea. According to reports in Spain, Real Madrid have started touting the Welshman to Premier League clubs in order to make space in their attack for 18-year-old Mbappe. S...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 5:40 PM
JOSE MOURINHO is adamant Anthony Martial is not leaving Old Trafford. That scuppers any hopes Inter Milan had of including the Manchester United forward as a make-weight in a deal for Ivan Perisic. Instead, United could be left paying a straight £50million in a cash deal for the Croatia internati...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 4:39 PM
JOSE MOURINHO has revealed he is ready to promote Manchester United youth star Scott McTominay to the first-team for the 2017-18 season. The 20-year-old impressed the Special One this summer during the club’s tour of the USA and could see action for the club next season. Along with Demetri Mitche...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 4:27 PM
CHELSEA have contacted Paris Saint-Germain over the availability of Serge Aurier. The Ivorian appears to be on his way out of the French capital this summer. And Le10Sport are claiming that the Premier League champions have now joined Manchester United in the race for the star. The 24-year-old ri...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 11:30 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED are considering an appeal over Phil Jones’ controversial two-match ban for allegedly abusing a drug tester, according to reports. The defenders were also stung with £4, 500 fines by Uefa for failing to take drug tests immediately after the 2-0 Europa League final victory over Aj...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 9:08 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED flew home after beating Sampdoria last night – only for Romelu Lukaku to fly straight off to Brussels. The Belgian striker played in United’s 2-1 win over the Serie A side in Dublin, but he winged it home on a private jet. At present it is not known why the £75million striker ha...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 7:55 AM
JOSE MOURINHO is ready to promote Manchester United youth star Scott McTominay to the first-team, according to reports. The 20-year-old has impressed the Special One this summer and could see action for the club next season. The young Scottish midfielder was handed his debut by Mourinho last seas...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 7:12 AM
NEMANJA MATIC took a swipe at his old club Chelsea after Manchester United beat Sampdoria 2-1 in Dublin. After starring for the Red Devils at the AVIVA Stadium in the win, the 29-year-old appeared to take a dig at the Blues. Speaking in his post-match interview, the defensive midfielder suggested...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 10:52 PM
NEMANJA MATIC took a swipe at his old club Chelsea after Manchester United beat Sampdoria 2-1 in Dublin. After starring for the Red Devils at the AVIVA Stadium in the win, the 29-year-old appeared to take a dig at the Blues. Speaking in his post-match interview, the defensive midfielder suggested...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 10:10 PM
NEMANJA MATIC certainly made his presence well known to one unfortunate fan on his Manchester United debut. The £40million midfielder booted the ball at a female’s face in frustration during a pre-season match against Sampdoria. Keen to impress, Matic had failed to keep the ball in play and attem...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 9:37 PM
IT was hardly the sexiest move of the summer – but it’s one which has already aroused feelings Manchester United fans were in danger of forgetting. Nemanja Matic will never be one of United’s headling-grabbing stars – even if it did cost £40 milliion to bring him from Chelsea at the start of the...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 6:01 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED are preparing for their final pre-season friendly in Dublin before the new Premier League season gets underway. The Red Devils will be raring to go as they look to improve on their league form since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013. United will be sure to give more min...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 5:27 PM
LAST season’s Europa League triumph ensured Manchester United would return to the Champions League in 2017/18. But manager Jose Mourinho already faces a selection headache ahead of the first group game. The draw hasn’t yet been made, so United don’t know who they’ll face. But the former Chelsea a...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 5:09 PM
JOSE MOURINHO finally has a legitimate excuse for parking the bus. Ahead of Manchester United’s pre-season clash in Dublin, the Red Devils’ team bus was snapped being CLAMPED. The Red Devils are in Ireland’s capital taking on Italian side Sampdoria in their penultimate match before their Premier...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 4:46 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED and Everton have been given a two-week deadline in which to sign Leander Dendoncker, according to reports. Rival bosses Jose Mourinho and Ronald Koeman have shown strong interest in the 22-year-old Anderlecht midfielder, who inspired his club to the league title in May. Anderlec...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 4:11 PM
PAUL POGBA poses with his new boots – and he doesn’t look a happy man. Maybe that’s because they inconveniently feature the light blue of Manchester City. Whether or not suppliers Adidas have got the colour wrong, we don’t know. One might have assumed the red of Manchester United would be appropr...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 1:12 PM
CHELSEA are on the trail of Inter Milan winger Antonio Candreva – a move that could kill Manchester United’s hopes of bagging Ivan Perisic. According to the Daily Mirror, the Premier League champions are on the search for another wide man as Inter line up Keita Balde. Blues boss Antonio Conte has...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 12:33 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED stars are on their way to Dublin for their penultimate pre-season game. New boy Nemanja Matic looks likely to make his debut for the club after his £40million move earlier this week from rivals Chelsea. The Serbian joined Romelu Lukaku, Paul Pogba and Co as Jose Mourinho’s squad...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 12:31 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED almost beat Paris Saint-Germain to the £196million capture of Neymar, according to reports. As the Brazilian closes in on a move to the French capital, it has been claimed Old Trafford chiefs negotiated the same deal last summer. L’Equipe insists the Barcelona star had agreed pe...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 12:01 PM
ONE move that seems to be gaining more traction recently is Manchester United’s attempt to sign Serge Aurier from Paris Saint-Germain. The French giants won the race for Dani Alves this summer, stealing him from the grasp of Manchester City. Now Pep Guardiola could suffer a double blow as the Bra...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 11:10 AM
ANTHONY MARTIAL has reportedly agreed to join Inter Milan as part of any Manchester United deal for Ivan Perisic, according to reports. Old Trafford boss Jose Mourinho has been chasing the Croatian winger all summer but progress has stalled with the clubs unable to agree a fee. United have so far...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 8:36 AM
BARCELONA will have to pay a whopping £170MILLION to sign Antoine Griezmann in this window. With Neymar nearing a world record-obliterating £196m switch to Paris Saint-Germain, the Catalans are reported to have made the Frenchman their No.1 choice as a replacement. However, in order to secure his...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 10:07 PM
AT 6ft 4in tall, Nemanja Matic is the perfect fit for Manchester United. His arrival also makes them the tallest side in the Prem’s top six — with an average height of more than 6ft. United boss Jose Mourinho has now signed six six-footers in his last seven transfers after Matic’s £40million arri...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 7:39 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED youngster Timothy Fosu-Mensah is wanted by Watford on loan. The versatile 19-year-old can play at right-back, centre-back and in central midfield, and is highly thought of at Old Trafford. So far he has featured in every one of United’s pre-season games. But Watford, whose five...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 6:49 PM
GARETH BALE’S injury woes look to have struck again just a week before Real Madrid’s Super Cup clash against Manchester United. The winger limped out of training clearly pointing to his right ankle as he headed off down the tunnel looking frustrated. 👀@GarethBale11 se retiró antes que el resto co...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 5:21 PM
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR and Inter Milan have allegedly emerged as favourites to sign defender Serge Aurier, according to French reports. Le Parisien claim that Spurs and Inter have edged ahead of Manchester United in the race for Aurier’s signature. The Red Devils had reportedly agreed personal terms w...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 5:15 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED have “made an enquiry” about Anderlecht midfielder Leander Dendoncker, according to reports. The Mirror claim that Jose Mourinho has been keeping close tabs on the Belgium star – but is not expected to sign him this summer. Earlier reports today suggested Paris Saint-Germain wer...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 3:44 PM
ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC shows he still has it even after a horrific knee injury threatened to end his career. The free agent – who wants to play again for Manchester United – shook off some of the rustiness with some football freestylers. And though the man who this week compared himself to King Kong...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 2:37 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED star Marouane Fellaini could quit Old Trafford following the arrival of Nemanja Matic. The Daily Mail report the big Belgian knows he will fall down the pecking order to accommodate the Serbian who is expected to slot straight into Jose Mourinho’s starting line up. The 29-year-o...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 2:28 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED are preparing for their final pre-season friendly in Dublin before the new Premier League season gets underway. The Red Devils will be raring to go as they look to improve on their league form since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013. United will be sure to give more min...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 2:17 PM
NEMANJA MATIC trained with his new Manchester United team-mates for the first time this morning. The Serbian midfielder arrived from rivals Chelsea in a deal worth up to £40million on Monday evening. And Jose Mourinho wasted no time in getting the new boy acclimatised to his new surroundings. Mat...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 1:09 PM
JOSE MOURINHO picked Nemanja Matic out of the army of defensive midfielders linked with Manchester United this summer. Monaco’s Fabinho, Tottenham’s Eric Dier, Anderlecht’s Leander Dendoncker, Roma’s Radja Nainggolan – the list goes on. Mourinho instead decided to sign Matic for the second time i...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 12:57 PM
PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN have joined Manchester United in the race to sign Leander Dendoncker, according to reports. The Ligue 1 side – on the brink of landing Neymar from Barcelona in a world-record deal – are monitoring the defensive midfielder’s progress. Man United reportedly sent scouts to watch...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 12:39 PM
NEMANJA MATIC trained with his new Manchester United team-mates for the first time on Tuesday morning. The Serbian midfielder arrived from rivals Chelsea in a deal worth up to £40million on Monday evening. And Jose Mourinho wasted no time in getting the new boy acclimatised to his new surrounding...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 10:57 AM
EVERTON have been by far the most active Premier League club in the transfer window so far, bringing in SEVEN first-team players players at a cost of more than £100million. Although Jordan Pickford and Michael Keane were the biggest outlay, the return of Wayne Rooney is the signing that has the f...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 10:51 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED have spent almost £150million this summer to sign Romelu Lukaku, Victor Lindelof and Nemanja Matic But Jose Mourinho’s spending isn’t likely to stop there. The Red Devils are believed to be on the brink of completing a £40million-plus deal for Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic. Th...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 9:19 AM
SERGE AURIER has agreed personal terms over a £95, 000-a-week move to Manchester United, according to reports in France. United have been chasing the Paris Saint-Germain defender as Jose Mourinho continues to rebuild his squad at Old Trafford. And respected French news source Paris United claim t...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 8:18 AM
ANTOINE GRIEZMANN is now the favourite to replace Paris Saint-Germain-bound Neymar at Barcelona, according to reports in Catalonia. Manchester United looked set to sign the Frenchman this summer but, following the Fifa’s decision to uphold Atletico Madrid’s transfer ban, he put pen-to-paper on a...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 7:59 AM
SERGE AURIER has had more ups and downs than most players have in their entire career – and he is just 24 years old. Several off-field incidents have blighted the defender’s time with Paris Saint-Germain but he is undoubtedly a fine defender and one that has won all he can in France. However, fol...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 7:04 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED are planning to hand their mega-money squad the richest bonus pot in the club’s history. The Red Devils stars in the past including Wayne Rooney would bank £1m a man if they won the Premier League or Champions League. But it is understood the United squad would receive DOUBLE th...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 7:03 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED may have found a new advertising match – in online dating service Tinder. The Red Devils are believed to have spoken to the Silicon Valley company about starting a relationship together. The Daily Mail reports hook-up app Tinder – which has sparked the potential for over 8BILLIO...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 7:51 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED are planning to hand their mega-money squad the richest bonus pot in the club’s history. The Red Devils stars in the past including Wayne Rooney would bank £1m a man if they won the Premier League or Champions League. But it is understood the United squad would receive DOUBLE th...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 6:24 PM
CHELSEA and Manchester United are set to be pipped to the signing of Brazilian wonderkid Richarlison by Premier League rivals Watford. Reports in Brazil claim the 20-year-old striker is set to turn down interest from the Premier League big boys, as well as Dutch outfit Ajax, to sign for the Hertf...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 5:14 PM
JOSE MOURINHO has sealed a reunion with Nemanja Matic. The Manchester United manager has failed to land the players who feature in his very own dream team and when it comes to securing a holding midfielder, Matic is Plan B. Yet Mourinho should still be satisfied with a second summer of heavy spen...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 5:08 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED and Arsenal are in hot pursuit of wantaway youngster Jadon Sancho. The promising 17-year-old’s future at City looks ominous, as he reportedly failed to turn up to training after being omitted from the pre-season tour. Pep Guardiola decided not to take the winger to the US amid h...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 4:08 PM
NEMANJA MATIC has completed his move to Manchester United. The former Chelsea midfielder is reunited with boss Jose Mourinho on a three-year deal. More to follow.
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 2:44 PM
PHIL JONES has been banned for TWO European matches for verbally abusing a Uefa anti-doping officer. The England centre-back will now miss the Uefa Super Cup match against Real Madrid and the first Champions League group stage clash in September. Both Jones and Daley Blind have also been fined £4...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 10:57 AM
BARCELONA are reportedly considering selling Andre Gomes, sparking Manchester United’s interest. The Catalans were willing to allow team-mate Arda Turan to leave this summer. But with no bids forthcoming, Marca are claiming that they could opt to offload Portuguese star Gomes instead. New boss Er...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 10:31 AM
AC MILAN will make an attempt to sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic, according to reports in Italy. The Swede is a free agent after a serious knee injury cut short his first season at Manchester United — but the Red Devils are monitoring his progress with the view to offering him a new deal. However, TuttoS...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 8:32 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED have agreed personal terms with Paris Saint-Germain right-back Serge Aurier, according to reports. But any move for the Frenchman, 24, is subject to the outcome of his court case, reports Paris United. Aurier was banned from entering the UK after being convicted of assault, foll...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 7:16 AM
JOSE MOURINHO is refusing to sell Marouane Fellaini – even though Nemanja Matic is set to join Manchester United. And the Special One also made a cheeky dig at Chelsea boss Antonio Conte’s hairline. Matic is on the verge of completing a £40million move from Chelsea to Old Trafford but Mourinho ha...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 1:47 AM
NEWLYWED soccer star Phil Jones was hiding “tum thing” secret when he tied the knot just a few weeks ago….he is about to become a dad for the first time. Manchester United and England defender Phil, 25, walked up the aisle with long term girlfriend Kaya Hall knowing their plans for a family were...