Red Rants Archives for January 2017

Everton planning Wayne Rooney return to Goodison Park

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With every passing day it is becoming increasingly clear that Wayne Rooney's days are numbered at Manchester United. He has achieved a legendary status at the club, but the general perception about him is that it is time for him to move elsewhere.

There are lucrative offers on the table from the far east where Rooney could earn twice the money on a weekly basis, should any deal materialise.

Wayne Rooney set to leave Manchester United in summer

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Manchester United skipper, Wayne Rooney, is unlikely to leave the club this month, but he is all set to depart in the summer.

Rooney is determined to see the season out. The situation could only change if he receives a lucrative last minute offer from China or if United actively tell him he can depart.

Manchester United could pay Wayne Rooney if he leaves the club

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Wayne Rooney is all set to leave Manchester United next summer. His agent, Paul Stretford, was in China on Wednesday to hold talks with interested parties in the Far East.

Rooney understands that any rash decision could bring about a premature end to his England career. However, at the same time, he is frustrated by the lack of game time under Jose Mourinho.

Double Injury Blow: Mkhitaryan and Carrick set to miss EFL Cup final

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Manchester United progressed to the last 16 of the Europa League with a win over Saint-Etienne on Wednesday night. However, it came at a crushing cost.

The Red Devils will miss two key players in the EFL Cup final, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Michael Carrick not playing any part after picking up hamstring and calf injuries respectively.

Wayne Rooney unlikely to leave Manchester United this month

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Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, dropped a huge bombshell regarding Wayne Rooney's future yesterday, when he said thathe cannot guarantee that the striker would stay at the club till the end of the season.

Rooney surpassed Sir Bobby Charlton to become the club's all time leading goal scorer with 250 goals last month, and has won every honour in the English game.

EFL Cup Final: Manchester United vs Southampton Preview & Predicted Lineups

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Manchester Unitedvs Southampton Preview and Predicted lineups ahead of Sunday's EFL Cup final.

Manchester United vs Southampton
EFL Cup 2016/17
Date: Sunday, 26th February
Time: 16:30 BST
Venue: Wembley Stadium, London

Jose Mourinho has always given an extra importance to the League Cup as he sees the competition as a stepping stone for bigger success.

Paul Scholes: Toni Kroos would be perfect for Manchester United

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Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes, feels that the Red Devils should try to sign Real Madrid midfielder, Toni Kroos, next summer. Scholes reckons that Kroos would be the perfect partner alongside Paul Pogba and Ander Herrera in United's three-man midfield.

Jose Mourinho, the United manager, signed Pogba for £89m in the summer, but he has often struggled to find a perfect balance in the midfield.

Manchester United News Roundup: Zlatan’s pep talk, Martial’s next goal worth £8.5m and more

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic has played a key role in steering Manchester United back into the race for Champions League qualification with 15 goals so far this season. The 35-year-old has lifted the mood at Old Trafford, but his impact at the Manchester club goes beyond just scoring goals.

He is proving an equally important asset for United off the pitch as he is on it.

Marcus Rashford frustrated under Mourinho, stalls on Manchester United deal

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Matt Hughes, who is a reputed journalist, has an exclusive story on Marcus Rashford published in today's edition of The Times.

Update on Rashford's contract:

Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford, is reportedly frustrated at the lack of regular game time he has had this season.

Manchester United v Hull City – Team News, Preview and Betting Tips

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Manchester United vs Hull City
Premier League2016/17
1st February, 20:00 GMT
Old Trafford, Manchester

Manchester United Team News & Preview

Manchester United will look to get their Premier League campaign back on the right track after two successive draws.

Jose Mourinho comments on De Gea’s future, summer transfer plans and more

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Manchester United manager, José Mourinho, is confident that Real Madrid will not sign David de Gea by keeping him in the dark. The reason is that he andFlorentino Pérez, the Spanish club's president, are 'big friends'.

Earlier this week, Spanish newspaper, Marca, reported that Real Madrid would be looking to sign De Gea next summer.

Manchester United’s debt rises by 27% after Brexit impact on the pound

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Manchester United have announced a record profit for any quarter in their history, on Thursday. The Red Devils returned to the top of the Deloitte Football Money League for the first time since 2005 last month, and are on course to achieve record revenues this fiscal year despite their absence from the Champions League.