MEMPHIS DEPAY had a message for Jose Mourinho after being left out of Manchester United's Europa League squad.The winger is undergoing double training sessions in a bid to prove he is serious about his fitness to Mourinho.Depay is expected to leave in January, with strong interest from Roma and Everton. Keep up to date with ALL the Manchester United news, gossip, transfers and goals on our club page plus fixtures, results and live match commentary And he now appears a step closer to a move after being left out of Mourinho's 19-man squad for their European clash with Ukrainian outfit Zorya.Depay has been active on social media in recent days, having posted one video revealing the work he is putting in at the gym.Another showed him whipping in a free-kick in United gear at training.And he also appeared to be taking inspiration from world heavyweight boxing champ Anthony Joshua, after meeting the Brit in the lead up to the 'Watford Destroyer' facing Eric Molina this … [Read more...] about Everton and Roma target Memphis Depay sends message to Jose Mourinho after being left out of Manchester United Europa League squad
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MANCHESTER UNITED are odds on favourites to lift the Europa League for the first time in their history next month.Spanish side Celta Vigo — currently 10th in La Liga — stand between Jose Mourinho’s side and a final meeting with either Ajax or Lyon in Stockholm, with Swedish international John Guidetti one of the key men in Celta’s bid to halt the Red Devils’ Champions League charge.But who is he? Our friends at Football Whispers profile the man who could dent United’s European ambitions. Keep up to date with all the latest news, gossip, rumours and done deals in SunSport’s live transfer blog If you recognise the name it might be from his seven-year spell with Manchester City.Signed from Swedish side IF Brommapojkarna by then-manager Sven-Goran Eriksson in 2008, Guidetti made an instant impact at youth level, scoring 13 times in 13 appearances for the under-18s.This was matched with success at youth international level.Guidetti scored … [Read more...] about John Guidetti: Former Manchester City striker is out to dent Manchester United’s Europa League hopes with Celta Vigo… but who is he?
WAYNE ROONEY'S lack of game time for Manchester United against Anderlecht was "the final nail in the coffin" for his Old Trafford career.Zlatan Ibrahimovic limped off during the game after landing awkwardly on his knee and the Swede faces a spell on the sidelines.But Rooney was not called in as a replacement for the 35-year-old as Marcus Rashford was shifted to centre-forward and Anthony Martial drafted on as a left winger. Keep up to date with ALL the MANCHESTER UNITED news, gossip, transfers and goals on our club page plus fixtures, results and live match commentary And Keane, whose Old Trafford career ended in acrimonious circumstances in 2005, reckons the 31-year-old will head for the exit in the summer.Keane said: "In terms of the bigger picture I'd have thought that's the end of Wayne at Manchester United."He will obviously contribute until the end of the season because of injuries."But he must be fuming not to be brought on. I think it's the final nail in the coffin … [Read more...] about Wayne Rooney being snubbed for Manchester United’s Europa League win over Anderlecht is ‘final nail in the coffin’ for Old Trafford captain according to Roy Keane
ANDER HERRERA was rested for Manchester United’s massive Europa League clash with Anderlecht by Jose Mourinho on Thursday night.The Spain ace had a fine game in the 2-0 Premier League win over Chelsea on Sunday, dominating Blues star Eden Hazard and scoring the second.But he was only offered a place on the United bench for the home clash as Paul Pogba, Michael Carrick and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were picked ahead of him. Keep up to date with ALL the Manchester United news, gossip, transfers and goals on our club page plus fixtures, results and live match commentary Man United boss Mourinho said: “It is impossible for Herrera to play every match unless you are the only centre backs we have in the team.“Mentally we played against the leaders and it is important to have a bit of rotation.“Sunday we have another important match against a fresh team.“He is fit and is on the bench. We might need him to help us.”United travel to Burnley on Sunday … [Read more...] about Ander Herrera dropped for Manchester United’s Europa League clash with Anderlecht despite starring against Chelsea
UEFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against Zorya Luhansk after a firework was thrown towards Man United goalkeeper Sergio Romero.A statement on European football governing body's website said: "Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the Uefa Europa League group stage match between FC Zorya Luhansk and Manchester United FC (0-2), played on 8 December in Ukraine."Charges against FC Zorya Luhansk: Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) of the Uefa Disciplinary Regulations (DR), Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR, Field invasion – Art. 16 (2) DR, Stairways blocked – Art. 38 of UEFA Safety & Security Regulations."Man United won the match 2-0 to advance to the knockout stages of the competition with goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.But the victory was marred by fighting between the two sets of fans before kick-off and the firework incident in the first half.However, Jose Mourinho defended the Zorya fans and told … [Read more...] about Manchester United’s Europa League opponents Zorya Luhansk charged by Uefa for throwing firework at Sergio Romero