Erik ten Hag steps up Frenkie de Jong pursuit at Man United; Neymar made available by PSG

Erik ten Hag steps up Frenkie de Jong pursuit at Man United;  Neymar made available by PSG

Erik ten Hag is set to step up his pursuit of Frenkie de Jong at Manchester United – ESPN’s Insider Notebook has the latest. PLUS: Neymar could be on the move. Jump to: PSG soap opera continues amid Neymar talk | Barcelona pushing for mass exodus | Bale, Di Maria snubbed | Prem clubs keen … Read more

Arsenal in Champions League, Man United out of Europe, Leeds relegated

Arsenal in Champions League, Man United out of Europe, Leeds relegated

The Premier League is over for another season. The prizes have been handed out, the tickets to Europe delivered and passports to obscurity in the EFL rubber-stamped. And with it, we draw the curtain on the third season of VAR, and with it another 38 rounds of controversy and arguments over refereeing in England’s top … Read more

Sadio Mane reveals how he turned down Old Trafford for Liverpool

Sadio Mane has revealed he came ‘really close’ to signing for Manchester United before he joined their bitter rivals Liverpool in 2016. Mane had agreed terms with the Red Devils and received a contract from the club before pulling out of the deal after speaking with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp. The Senegal international said Klopp … Read more

Ten Hag steps up De Jong pursuit at Man United; Neymar made available by PSG

Erik ten Hag is set to step up his pursuit of Frenkie de Jong at Manchester United – ESPN’s Insider Notebook has the latest. PLUS: Neymar could be on the move. Jump to: PSG soap opera continues amid Neymar talk | Barcelona pushing for mass exodus | Bale, Di Maria snubbed | Prem clubs keen … Read more

Manchester United’s player of the season: It’s Cristiano Ronaldo, which says so much

Throughout the 2021-22 season, Cristiano Ronaldo was an onion within Manchester United: an integral ingredient that forms the basis of everything thereafter. The 37-year-old had an impressive individual season, scoring 18 goals in 30 Premier League appearances (and 24 in 38 in all competitions) despite the collective decline of his team. United fans voted him … Read more

John Terry hits back at Rio Ferdinand over Premier League defenders ranking list

John Terry has insisted that ‘stats don’t lie’ after Rio Ferdinand only placed him as the fifth best center-back in Premier League history. The BT Sport pundit, discussing the topic with Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk, placed the pair, along with Nemanja Matic and Jaap Stam ahead of Terry. Ferdinand and Terry have history after … Read more

Salah, Ronaldo, Messi and more: The players with a year left on their deals

Fighting over free agents is becoming football’s new normal. As top players have become more comfortable with allowing their contracts to run down or actually expire, the pool of talent available each summer without paying a transfer fee to get them signed has become deeper. Kylian Mbappe was expected to be the feature free transfer … Read more

secure Champions League football, unite the dressing room

May 25, 2022 Rob DawsonCorrespondent Erik ten Hag has officially started as Manchester United manager, but some more pessimistic supporters have already nicknamed the Dutchman “Erik ten Months.” It’s not that they doubt his ability as a coach – he’s widely viewed as an exciting appointment after an impressive spell at Ajax – but over … Read more

Cox: Rangnick has never been a top manager – this ‘era’ was a bizarre mistake by United

For all Manchester United’s problems since Sir Alex Ferguson retired nine years ago, it has never been as bad as this. United’s final furlong of the season has often offered some level of intrigue: in 2016, they were in the FA Cup final. In 2017 and 2021, they were in the Europa League finals. In … Read more