Red Rants Archives for January 2016

City star Aguero charged by FA, could miss Manchester United clash

Red Rants at related • 1 view

The Football Association (FA) have confirmed they have charged Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero for an alleged act of violent conduct for his incident during his side's 3-1 victory over West Ham United.

The Argentine international was involved in an incident where he punched the Hammers player Winston Reid with elbow in the 76th minute of the match at the Etihad last weekend.

Man United fans pleased with Zlatan Ibrahimovc’s impressive performance against Hull City

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Man United fans pleased with Zlatan Ibrahimovc's impressive performance against Hull City


Manchester United fans were once again impressed by Zlatan Ibrahimovic in their side's 1-0 win over Hull City in the Premier League.

The big Swede may have failed to find the net against Mike Phelan's side, but his link up play, reading of the game and positional sense brought others into the game, keeping Man United on the front foot all evening.

Hull City vs Manchester United: Confirmed XI

Red Rants at related • 0 views

The last Premier League match on 27 August, Saturday will see Jose Mourinho takes his side to the Kingston Communications Stadium, where Manchester United will face Hull City in the third league tie.

Both the Red Devils and the Tigers have managed to win the first two matches, taking their overall competitions to three wins.

Manchester United confirm loan deal for Brazilian star

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester United have confirmed their midfielder Andreas Pereira has joined La Liga side Granada on a season-long loan switch.

A statement on United's official website read, "Manchester United midfield prospect Andreas Pereira is set for a loan switch to Granada in La Liga after the two clubs agreed on a season-long transfer.

Mourinho launches attack on top Manchester United star

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has taken a jibe at Bastian Schweinsteiger and trolled his former club Bayern Munich in his own style.

Marked with the anchored float of unsettling rumours of his uncertain Old Trafford future, veteran German midfielder vowed that United will be his last club in Europe, as he issued this message on his official twitter account.

Mourinho opens up about possibility of Manchester United completing fifth signing

Red Rants at related • 0 views

After the completions of much vaunted, much anticipated summer transfers to Manchester United, of high profile stars like Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, with Eric Bailly being the icing on the cake, manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that a "quiet" wrap up of this transfer window is to be expected.

Photo: Manchester United confirm defender’s permanent transfer

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester United defender Tyler Blackett has completed his transfer to Reading on a permanent deal on Monday, August 22.

The 22-year-old came up through the ranks of the club's youth system and was given a first team debut two years ago when Louis van Gaal was the manager. He was a regular inclusion in the starting lineup at the start of the 2014/15 season, but saw his first team opportunities limited in the previous campaign.

Manchester United coach attacks his own players

Red Rants at related • 0 views

As Manchester United reserves lost 0-2 to Southampton counterparts, coach Warren Joyce has launched scathing attack on his players, seriously questioning their commitment.

As Joe Riley deflected a Josh Sims shot and Jack Stephens headed a corner, the Red Devilslost to the Saints in their reserves' match, prompting coach Joyce to brand his players 'deluded' and ambition-less.

Photo: Manchester United confirm defender transfer

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester United have confirmed their defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson has left Old Trafford temporarily and completed a loan switch to Wolverhampton Wanderers until the end of the 2016-17 season.

The 19-year-old came up through the ranks of the Red Devils' youth system and was one of the star players for United's Under-21 side in the last season.

€100m Manchester United transfer target hints at Premier League move

Red Rants at related • 0 views

The influx of world class superstars atManchester United is unlikely to end it seems, as France and Atletico Madrid superstar Antoine Griezmann has probably hinted that he would fancy a move to Old Trafford in the future.

The 25-year-old signed acontract extension and a new deal will keep him with his current employers until the summer of 2021.

Manchester United player makes shocking claim about his team-mate

Red Rants at related • 0 views

With the mojo of superstars like Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba hogging the entire limelight onto them, there is another Manchester United star, who is silently impressing the Red Devilsfans and team mates alike. That's Antonio Valencia for you and his team mate Ander Herrera has hailed him as the "Best right-back in the world" in an interview with MUTV.

Manchester United complete loan deal for striker, defender transfer close: Report

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester United have confirmed that the Red Devils and Derby County have reached an agreement for young striker James Wilson of completing a season long loan move at the Championship side.

Soon after joining the Unitedyouth academy, Wilson made his professional debut for United Under-18s against West Bromwich Albion.

Player ratings: Manchester United 2-0 Southampton

Red Rants at related • 1 view

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's 36th minute header and 52nd minute penalty saw Manchester United through, as they retained the top spot in the Premier League table. Southampton saw more of the ball though, as they dominatedball possession with 57% .

United made four on target goal attempts, while the Saints had one.

Manchester United v Southampton: Confirmed XI, Pogba starts

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester United will play their first Premier League match of the 2016-17 season at Old Trafford when the Red Devils will take on Southampton on August 19, Friday.

This will United's new manager Jose Mourinho's first official game in charge in front of the home fans, since he was appointed as their manager in May.

Mourinho explains Manchester United transfer plans after Pogba capture

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted that his side are open to completing transfers in the summer transfer window.

The Red Devils have already added four new faces to their side in the current window. The list includes the likes of central defender Eric Bailly, star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan and midfielder Paul Pogba.

Manchester United’s Mourinho urged to complete triple signing after Pogba capture

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been urged to completed three more signings in the summer transfer window by the former Red Devils defender Paul Parker.

The Premier League giants have already added four new faces, which includes the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Eric Bailly, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Paul Pogba.

Liverpool legend labels Manchester United star as rough diamond

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Liverpool legend Jamie Redknapp has labelled Manchester United new star Eric Bailly as a "rough diamond" and has backed the defender to become a fan favourite at Old Trafford.

The Ivory Coast international became Jose Mourinho's first signing since he was appointed as the Red Devils' manager in May.

Mourinho explains how his strategy helped Manchester United to complete summer signings

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Jose Mourinho has expressed his delight afterManchester United's transfer strategypaid offin the current summer window. He admitted that heanalysed the Red Devils' squad since he was sacked from his post at Chelsea last December and suggested how that helped the 53-year-old coach in completing histransfer business.

Photo: Manchester United star signing Paul Pogba’s first training pictures

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester United completed their fourth signing of the summer transfer window as Paul Pogba returned to Old Trafford from Juventus.

The 23-year-old left the Red Devils as a free agent in 2012 and joined the Turin club, where he won four league titles along with other silverware. His form for both club and also France attracted interest from the Premier League giants.

Manchester United stars linked with move away from Old Trafford

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester United stars Adnan Januzaj and Juan Mata are seeking move out from the club, according to The Times.

The report claims that Januzaj feels "humiliated" by manager Jose Mourinho after the latter was demoted to train with Under-21 side and also pushing him towards exit. He is not included in the Red Devils coach's plan at Old Trafford for the upcoming season.

How tactfully Mourinho bagged Manchester United transfer revealed

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Borussia Dortmund chief Hans-Joachim Watzke has revealed the back end story of Henrikh Mkhitaryan transfer to Old Trafford, in an interview with SportBildand how polite and cordial was Jose Mourinho, when he made a phone call to Watzke regarding the move.

The Armenia international has been one of the mosteye-popping marquee signings of Mourinho as Manchester United boss.

Photo: Manchester United confirm two new signings

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester Unitedhave confirmed two more summer recruits, academy signings they are though. The Red Devils have added to the list of eight new scholars in the club's academy with two new signings in Tahith Chong and Joshua Bohui, before the season opener against Derby County on 13th August.

"Manchester United have added to the list of eight new first-year scholars in the club's Academy with two confirmed signings processed in time for the season opener against Derby County on Saturday," a statement read on United's official website.

Mourinho aims dig at Arsenal and Liverpool managers

Red Rants at related • 3 views

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has hit out at Liverpool and Arsenal managers Jurgen Klopp and Arsene Wenger yet again.

The Mourinho-Wenger rivalry, the push-gate affair and most certainly their continuous swipes at each other, certainly make the duel between the managers more crispy. As United have completed a world record €105 million transfer of midfielder Paul Pogba from Juventus, Mourinho taken ajibe at Klopp and Wenger.

Mourinho starts Manchester United clearout by sanctioning sale of two players

Red Rants at related • 2 views

Summer exodus by Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has begun as Paddy McNair and Donald Love are all set to join Sunderland after both clubs zeroed in on a fee, as reported by SkySports.

Northern Ireland international featured several times under the guidance of theformer anager Louis Van Gaal.

Futures of Manchester United star duo and Januzaj revealed

Red Rants at related • 1 view

Juan Mata will continue at Manchester United beyond the summer transfer window and will not be sold by Jose Mourinho, reports Sky Sports.

The Spain international was ostracized by manager Mourinho during their time at Chelsea, withthe lattereventually sellingthe Spaniardto the Red Devils in the 2014 January transfer window.

Photo: Manchester United manager Mourinho’s summer target signs six-year deal with rivals

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester City have confirmed they have completed the signing of Manchester United defender target John Stones on August 9, Tuesday.

The 22-year-old left Everton and made a switch to the Etihad, signing a six-year deal with Pep Guardiola's side. Before he joined City, he was also a target for their local rivals as the Sunreported that the England international was wanted by the Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho, who is an admirer of the central defender.

Mourinho explains plans for Pogba, wage details revealed

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Paul Pogba landed in Manchester yesterday to complete a medical ahead of his return to the club from Juventus and is now officially a Manchester United player, as he has signed a five year deal.

Unitedmanager Jose Mourinho has urged new signing Pogba to be the fulcrum of the club for the next decade and beyond.

Real Madrid summer target reveals reason for joining Manchester United

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester United have confirmed they have completed the signing of 23-year-old Paul Pogba in a world record fee on Monday.

The official club statement is: "Manchester United is delighted to announce that Paul Pogba has completed his transfer from Italian club Juventus. Paul joins on a five-year contract, with the option to extend for a further year.

Photo: Paul Pogba in Manchester United shirt

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester United have confirmed they have completed the signing of Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba on Monday.

The 23-year-old has returned to Old Trafford, four years after leaving the Red Devils as a free agent in 2012. He joined the Turin club, where he established himself as one of the best midfielders in the world.

Manchester United season preview and expected challenges this season

Red Rants at related • 0 views

We begin our 2016-17 Premier League season at Bournemouth on Sunday with more optimism among fans than at any point over the past three seasons since Sir Alex's retirement.

The arrival of José Mourinho, Zlatan Ibrahimovi?, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and imminent transfer of Paul Pogba has certainly got many fans excited.

Manchester United given permission to complete fourth summer signing

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester United have just confirmed that France and Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is set to undergo medical at AON training complex and have used the hashtag "Pogback".

The Manchester Evening News have reported that the Serie A side Juventus are in London for West Ham clash and their spokesman has confirmed the 23 year old midfielder has been allowed to go to Manchester to complete his transfer.

Report: Manchester United complete fourth summer signing

Red Rants at related • 0 views

"Go to the Winchester, have a pint and wait for this all to blow over" If we replace Winchester with Manchester and link it with the Paul Pogba saga, this famous Simon Pegg quote will immaculately depict the psyche of Manchester United fans.

Now the wait seems to over, as according to the Daily record, Pogba has signed for United in a mind-boggling £110 million deal.

Timeline set for Manchester United to complete fourth summer signing

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed the Red Devils will complete their fourth signing before the end of next week. This has hinted that Juventus star Paul Pogba could be edging closer towards completing a switch to England.

The 23-year-old left Old Trafford as a free agent four years ago and is currently one of the best midfielders in Europe.

Photo: Manchester United star duo spotted in training prior to Leicester clash

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester United maangerJose Mourinho has confirmedthat Chris Smalling and Timothy Fosu-Mensah are fit to faceLeicester City in Sunday's Community Shield fixture at Wembley.

The centre-half Smalling and centre-back cum defensive midfielder Fosu-Mensah were both snapped with the senior squad at the Aon Training Complex, today morning, after missing out the pre-season matches against Galatasaray and Everton.

Manchester United star thanks fans and Jose Mourinho

Red Rants at related • 1 view

The Wayne Rooney testimonial at Old Trafford between Manchester United and Everton was played out to a nil-nil draw but the outstanding Rooney Mosaic, the Guard of Honour and the applause for Rooney depicted what the forward means to the club for last 12 years.

After match, Rooney thanked everyone for their support.

Bayern new star confirms Manchester United approach, says it was too late

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti has revealed that legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson talked to him about United's managerial job after his retirement, but it was "too late".

Ferguson stepped down from his post as the Red Devils manager after he guided United to their 20th league title in May 2013.

Manchester United manager talks about Pogba, Smalling injury update

Red Rants at related • 0 views

The drawn out nature of Juventus and France midfielder Paul Pogba is sending media in a tizzy so much so that Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho was asked questions about the midfielder after Wayne Rooney's testimonial match.

United have already signed the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Eric Bailly in this window.

Manchester United beaten by rivals in signing €38m star forward

Red Rants at related • 1 view

Manchester United have been beaten by Manchester City in the signing of Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus. The Citizens confirmed the capture of the Palmerias star on August 3, Wednesday.

The Brazil international, who was a initially part of the national squad for the 2016 Copa America Centenario in the United States.

Wayne Rooney and his son laughs at Manchester United player during Everton clash

Red Rants at related • 1 view

Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney's testimonial match against his old club Everton ended in a rather boring goalless draw, but the match witnessed a moment of pure comedy gold when Rooney and his son Kai laughed at Memphis Depay, as the young dutch winger's ambitious overhead kick went absolutely gas.

Manchester United v Everton, Wayne Rooney’s testimonial: Confirmed XI

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Wayne Rooney's testimonial will see Manchester United take on the England international's former club Everton at the Red Devils' home ground, Old Trafford on Wednesday evening.

The fixture will see Jose Mourinho take charge at Old Trafford for the first time since he was appointed as the Premier League giants' manager in May.

Manchester United edging closer towards completing fourth summer signing

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Spanish newspaperAShas gone on to the extent of claiming that Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has agreed a world-record move to rejoin Manchester United.

According to the outlet, the Red Devils' executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward and manager José Mourinho are hopeful that the French midfielder will complete his €120 million to Old Trafford, where he will sign a five-year deal.

Manchester United legend reveals reason for rejecting Liverpool

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester United legend Nemanja Vidic has revealed he was on the verge of joining Liverpool before making a move to Old Trafford.

The 34-year-old Serbian, who joined the Red Devils from Spartak Moscow in January 2016 went on to become one of the star players under Sir Alex Ferguson. Liverpool, who were managed by Rafael Benitez then wanted Vidic to join the Merseyside club.

Photo: Manchester United summer target signs for Premier League rivals

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester City have managed to beat Manchester United in the signing of German international Leroy Sane.

The 20-year-old was spotted in Manchester after Schalke confirmed their player was in England ahead of his proposed move to the Premier League. According to The Daily Mail reported that the Red Devils were looking at the option of signing the winger in the summer transfer window in order to bolster their squad for the new season.

Photo: United and City summer target spotted in Manchester, club also confirms

Red Rants at related • 0 views

Manchester City are edging closer towards completing a deal in signing Manchester United summer target Leroy Sane in the summer transfer window after Schalke confirmed the player is in Manchester on August 1, Monday.

"Leroy #Sané is currently in Manchester and will not be travelling with #Schalke to the training camp.