Fergie Has Three Goalkeepers In Mind To Replace Van der Sar

Sir Alex Ferguson has whittled down the search for Edwin van der Sar’s replacement to a shortlist of three after deciding that Tomasz Kuszczak and Anders Lindegaard cannot be trusted to succeed the Dutchman at the end of the season. Van der Sar confirmed today that he will retire this summer and that has left Ferguson intent on bringing in another goalkeeper despite the £3.5m arrival of Lindegaard from the…

January 28, 2011

United Will Be Prepared For Van Der Sar’s Exit:Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson says he expects Edwin van der Sar to retire at the end of this season but believes lessons learned from Peter Schmeichel’s departure will prevent another goalkeeping crisis at Manchester United. Van der Sar was 40 in October and, despite recent mixed messages over his intentions when his contract expires next summer, has told Ferguson this will be his final campaign at Old Trafford. “We are planning…

December 24, 2010

New Injury Scare For Ferdinand

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson played down fears that Rio Ferdinand could miss the titanic Premier League showdown with leaders Arsenal after a new injury scare. England defender Ferdinand limped out of United’s 1-1 Champions League draw with Valencia on Tuesday with a hamstring problem which has cast doubt over his availability for next Monday’s Old Trafford clash with Arsene Wenger’s team. But Ferguson said afterwards he is confident…

December 9, 2010