Vidic Confident Of United Success

Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic insisted that the club can secure a 20th Premier League title without him. Sir Alex Ferguson’s side currently trail Manchester City at the top of the table by three points, but the United skipper believes that their experience will help them overcome Roberto Mancini’s challengers. The Red Devils travel to Arsenal this weekend hoping for a repeat of their 8-2 thrashing of the Gunners earlier…

January 20, 2012

Ryan Giggs: Scholes Cannot Be Replaced

Ryan Giggs wishes his old mate Paul Scholes had not quit in the summer – because he knows Manchester United will never find another like him. Whilst 37-year-old Giggs has already embarked on yet another campaign, Scholes is waiting for a planned coaching role to be defined. In the aftermath of last season’s Champions League final defeat to Barcelona, Scholes decided he was no longer contributing to the United cause…

September 14, 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

Anderson Ready To Replace Paul Scholes

Manchester United midfielder Anderson is confident he can play a key role in helping his team cope without the retired Paul Scholes. With United looking unlikely to add central midfield reinforcements before the new Premier League season, Anderson is ready to take on extra responsibility in Sir Alex Ferguson’s team. “Scholes was amazing, a legend, but it means more opportunity, more space for me,” Anderson said. “Scholes was one player…

July 27, 2011

Park Ji-Sung To Sign A New Two-Year Contract

Manchester United’s manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, has revealed the midfielder Park Ji-sung has been offered a new two-year contract by the club. The 30-year-old South Korean, who joined United in 2005, retired from international duty after last season’s Asian Cup in an effort to prolong his club career. He has been rewarded with a contract extension and Ferguson expects him to extend his stay at Old Trafford. “We have offered…

July 22, 2011