Experienced Manchester United and England stopper Rio Ferdinand has decided to announce his retirement from the international footballing scene. The long time serving Manchester United stalwart, who has collected a total of 81 full caps for the country of his birth between and 1997 and 2011, now wants to focus on his club career.
Reportedly, Manchester United and England frontrunner Wayne Rooney has been linked with a surprise transfer move to fellow Barclays Premier League team Newcastle United. After the 2–1 triumph against Swansea City at Old Trafford last Sunday, Sir Alex Ferguson told the press that Wayne Rooney had asked for a transfer request.
According to the recent transfer rumours, sought after Everton and England centre back Phil Jagielka is wanted by newly appointed Manchester United Head Coach David Moyes. Reportedly, the previous Goodison Park manager is also keen to bring midfield man Marouane Fellaini and defender Leighton Baines to Manchester United.
Long serving Manchester United chief Sir Alex Ferguson will take charge of his last game at The Theatre of Dreams this coming Sunday as The Manchester Reds play hosts to Swansea City. In the reverse Barclays Premier League encounter back in December last year, Manchester United and Swansea City shared the points in a 1–1 draw.
Manchester United officials have now publicly confirmed that David Moyes has been appointed as the new manager of the Barclays Premier League team. The Goodison Park Head Coach will succeed long serving Manchester United chief Sir Alex Ferguson as Old Trafford boss on a six-year deal starting on 1st July, according to reports.
According to sources close to Manchester United, long serving Old Trafford Head Coach Sir Alex Ferguson is to step aside after the encounter against Michael Laudrup´s Swansea City team at The Theatre of Dreams this coming Sunday. Reportedly, the Manchester United players have been told to expect a major statement imminently.
Manchester United chief Sir Alex Ferguson was far from happy with the performance of referee Howard Webb after Rafael da Silva was presented the red card in the match against Chelsea at The Theatre of Dreams on Sunday. The Brazilian was given his marching orders for kicking out at his fellow countryman David Luiz in the 90th minute.
Manchester United suffered a rare home defeat as they lost 1–0 at the hands of Rafael Benitez´s Chelsea team at Old Trafford on Sunday. The only goal of the match came with only three minutes remaining as Chelsea and Spain midfield playmaker Juan Mata hammered the ball behind Anders Lindegaard and into the net via the post.
According the latest newspaper reports, Real Madrid and Portugal frontrunner Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that he would like to make a return to Old Trafford. The former Manchester United goal scorer was transferred to Spanish Premier League giants Real Madrid for an estimated fee of £80 million at the start of the 2009-10 campaign.
Manchester United veteran Paul Scholes is closing in on his 500th league appearance for the Old Trafford side. The previous England international midfield entrepreneur has thus far made 497 English Premier League outings for The Red Devils and the loyal club stalwart needs to appear in the last three games of the season to make it 500.