Currently, two of the most prominent rivals of Manchester United are Manchester City and Liverpool, partly due to their proximity, and their more recent positions among the top four teams in the Premier League. Matches between any of these teams usually raises high expectations among fans during the season.
David De Gea might not be able to make his way back to his motherland the coming summer as Real Madrid is not ready to pay as much of transfer fee as his parent club Manchester United is demanding.
Manchester United wants an amount of twenty million Pounds for the 24-year old goalie.
The main thing here is that David De Gea is going to be out of contract at United in 2016 and then, Madrid can get him at absolutely no money. So, they reckon there is no point spending such a big amount right now.
With the new Premier League season just weeks away, and managers frantically trying to assemble their squads in time for kick-off on 8th August, two of the clubs making waves in the transfer market are Crystal Palace and Stoke City.
At this time of year, neither club are typically backed to mix it with the movers and shakers at the top end of the table, but the 2015/16 season could prove a different story after some significant transfer activity at both Selhurst Park and the Britannia Stadium.
Chelsea boss José Mourinho says that he is not the ultimate authority when it comes to designing the next destination for goalkeeper Petr Cech.
The FA Cup final comes up on Saturday 30th May at Wembley. This year’s showpiece finale to the English season has been falsely pigeonholed already a couple of times during the season.
When Steven Gerrard announced his decision to leave Liverpool at the end of the season, the fact the cup final happened to be on the occasion of the Reds legend’s 35th birthday had many subscribing to the theory it was “simply meant to be” for the Anfield men.
With just three games remaining in the 2014/2015 Championship season, the race for the top two is set to go down to the wire in what has developed into the more dramatic and closest ever finish in league history.
No fewer than four teams have a realistic chance of securing their place in the Premier League, with just two points separating first from fourth in a wonderful climax which could be decided on who holds their nerve and does not slip up in their remaining fixture.
Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal feels that he is not in a position to be able to drop midfielder Marouane Fellaini back to the bench. The Belgian international was heavily criticised in his first season after a £ 27 million move from Everton. He was seen as the pet signing of former manager David Moyes, whose early exit with a year of appointment later led to the criticism following uponFellaini.
As Darren Fletcher’s career with Manchester United progressed, the Scottish midfielder was getting fewer and fewer playing time in Old Trafford. In the previous 3 seasons of Darren Fletcher, he was able to get less than 30 appearances and the player eventually decided to continue his career by making a move to another club where his chances on getting into the main team are higher.
On February of 2015, Fletcher signed for West Bromwich Albion on a free transfer and has even turned into the captain of the Premier League club.
If someone gave you a bag full of cash and told you place it on the team most likely to claim the Premier League title this season, the obvious answer would be Chelsea.
Currently priced as odds-on favourites with virtually every online bookmaker, the Blues certainly have the upper hand on paper. But is there any value out there if Chelsea falter at the final furlong having drawn with Southampton last weekend?
Former Chelsea manager Ruud Gullit believes that his compatriot, Louis Van Gaal, should have immediately signed Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummelsin the summer.