David De Gea Undergo Special Training Sessions

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed goalkeeper David de Gea has undergone special training sessions in order to prepare for the away clash with Stoke. The 21-year-old made an uncertain start to life at Old Trafford, making several high-profile errors in his first month at the club, despite the team winning all but one of their eight games this season. Saturday’s opponents Stoke are renowned for their aerial…

September 24, 2011

Chris Smalling: We Could Go From Strength To Strength

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling expects manager Sir Alex Ferguson to keep faith with his youngsters this season. A youthful-looking United gave an early indication of their potential with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Manchester City in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday. Defender Smalling, 21, new goalkeeper David de Gea, 20, and 20-year-old striker Danny Welbeck, who is back from a loan spell at Sunderland, all started. New…

August 8, 2011

Sir Alex Ferguson Welcomes Manchester City Challenge

Sir Alex Ferguson insists he welcomes the challenge of big-spenders Manchester City because it prevents his club becoming complacent. Ferguson believes City may still add to their squad before the transfer window closes – he has previously stated he expects Samir Nasri to move there from Arsenal – and that Manchester United have proved before they can cope with the arrival of the super-rich. Roberto Mancini’s side are United’s opponents…

August 5, 2011

Sir Alex Ferguson Offers A Glimpse Into Latest Manchester United Signings

Sir Alex Ferguson has offered a glimpse into how he intends to deploy his latest Manchester United signings. Ashley Young, Phil Jones and David de Gea have all moved to Old Trafford since the club’s 3-1 defeat at the hands of Barcelona in the 2011 Champions League final. Young, 25, arrived from Aston Villa in June for an undisclosed fee, and Ferguson is pleased with the options the versatile England…

August 2, 2011

Rio Ferdinand: Manchester United Do Not Lack Experience

Rio Ferdinand does not believe that Manchester United head into the new season lacking experience. The retirements of Edwin van der Sar and Paul Scholes, following on from Gary Neville’s decision to hang up his boots midway through last term, means that United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has lost three of his most senior figures within the space of six months. In addition, Owen Hargreaves has been released while Wes…

July 16, 2011

Sir Alex Ferguson beliefs In David De Gea

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has dismissed concerns over the age and inexperience of new goalkeeper David de Gea. De Gea made the switch to Old Trafford in a 21-million-euro deal from Atletico Madrid, with the 20-year-old seen as Edwin van der Sar’s long-term replacement. But his lack of experience has been questioned in some quarters. However, Sir Alex has looked to justify the faith he has placed in…

July 15, 2011