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Paul Scholes: I don't see Manchester United challenging in Premier League "So I hope I'm wrong, but I don't see them challenging for the league this year."

James Wilson explains decision to join Aberdeen on loan this season James Wilson has explained his decision to move north of the border to Aberdeen on loan from Manchester United this season. The Englishman enjoyed a remarkable senior debut in May 2014, scoring twice against Hull City in a 3-1 win, and was used by Louis van Gaal during his first season at the club.

Romelu Lukaku to return to XI, big boost for Manchester United Manchester United have been handed a massive boost before Jose Mourinho's men get set to take on Brighton and Hove Albion this Sunday. Star striker, Romelu Lukaku, should be fit to start the game at The Amex, according to Sky Sports News.

Manchester United considering Director of Football role for Edwin van der Sar - report Manchester United view former keeper Edwin van der Sar as a candidate to fill the new Director of Football role at the club next year, according to reports.

Jose Mourinho has a Manchester United midfield conundrum Mourinho went with a midfield three of Andreas Pereira, Fred and Paul Pogba on Friday night as Man Utd beat Leicester.

Lingard asks EA to finally get round to updating his hair for FIFA 19 Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard has obviously seen the leaked FIFA 19 gameplay and isn't happy with what he's seen. He's taken to Twitter to ask EA to finally change his haircut.

FIFA 19 features Lingard's Milly Rock celebration A video has emerged online of FIFA 19 containing Jesse Lingard doing the Milly Rock celebration. Gone are the good old days when celebrations didn't matter after you had scored a goal on Pro Evo and FIFA. There was nothing fancy about it, maybe the odd George Best-esque arm in the air.

Manchester Is Red: Luke Shaw progress and transfer worries The latest episode of our Manchester United podcast is here.

Manchester United: Old Trafford Is The Place To Be Manchester United, in my opinion, is one of the best club management plays on the market at the moment. Strong performance on and off the field makes the club an attractive value investment for the long-term.

Chris Sutton: Manchester United need Paul Pogba more than Paul Pogba needs Manchester United Chris Sutton believes Jose Mourinho's criticism of Paul Pogba is ultimately self-defeating, noting how the club needs him more than he needs Manchester United. The Frenchman was reportedly upset with his manager's comments on his performances at the World Cup, and has attracted interest from Barcelona this month.

Why Mourinho is fighting a losing battle with Pogba at Man Utd Paul Pogba's influence is growing at Old Trafford and Jose Mourinho would do well to take note of that, according to BBC pundits.

Barcelona Chief Gives Manchester United Fans Update Over Paul Pogba Rumours Barcelona Director Ariedo Braida has said that he does not expect the club to make an approach for the Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba this summer. The World Cup-winner was handed the captain's armband by Jose Mourinho ahead of the Red Devils' season opener against Leicester City at Old Trafford on Friday night.

Mourinho provides promising team news ahead of Brighton clash As revealed on the official Manchester United website, Jose Mourinho doesn't expect any of the six injured players who missed the season-opening win over Leicester City to return against Brighton this Sunday.

FIFA 19 new dance celebrations for Jesse Lingard and Paul Pogba leaked One eagle-eyed Twitter user has discovered a few personalised celebrations for specific players after performing 'signature celebrations' in FIFA 19's closed beta. We'll see a lot of these online.

Barcelona star unhappy with Barcelona's interest in Pogba The Croatia international is supposedly attracting interest from Ligue 1 duo Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco, as well as Juventus and Bayern Munich, according to Spanish source Don Balon. They also suggest Rakitic would not be happy with Barcelona signing Pogba, as has been speculated by a number of outlets in recent times.

Latest Man Utd injury news and expected return dates All the details on Man Utd's injury list and who could return for the Brighton game.

What stopped Willian from joining Manchester United in summer transfer window Man Utd were heavily linked with a move for Chelsea winger Willian in the 2018 summer transfer window.

Bailly the Beast In this weeks Talking Manchester United podcast, Paul, Ash and guest Andrew, look back at the game against Leicester City, each giving their thoughts on the performance of the team and individual players such as Pogba and Bailly. The guys also give their opinions on the rumoured, potential appointment of a Director of Football.

Manchester United Target: I Would Have Quit Chelsea If… A Chelsea star, who was heavily linked with a move to Manchester United recently, has admitted he would not still be at Stamford Bridge were it not for a significant change at the club. Reports: Real Want EPL Star To Replace Modric.

How the Carabao Cup rule changes will affect Man Utd and Man City There are a number of rule changes that will be enforced in the Carabao Cup this season.

Barcelona director gives Paul Pogba transfer update Man Utd midfielder Paul Pogba has been linked with a move to Barcelona and one of their directors has spoken about the chances.

Juan Mata Has Called For Manchester United Fans To Stay Patient This Season Spanish midfielder Juan Mata has called for patience amongst the Manchester United fans following their opening Premier League win over Leicester City last Friday, but thanked the Old Trafford faithful for their support as the Red Devils prepare for their trip to Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday afternoon.

Neville talks up Pochettino as Man United replacement for Mourinho? Manchester United legend Gary Neville has backed Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino to be the next coach, if Jose Mourinho leaves.

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Manchester United news: Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney & David Beckham make Paul Scholes' star-studded Red Devils XI - Goal.com Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney and David Beckham are among the star names to have made Paul Scholes's dream XI of Manchester United team-mates. The former England international had the honour of playing alongside some iconic figures during an illustrious one-club career at Old Trafford.

Man Utd supporters call on unexpected name to replace Jose Mourinho Man Utd fans discuss Mourinho's future at the club, Chelsea readers hope for a derby win over Arsenal and Liverpool fans discuss their transfer policy - all in Your Says of the Day. Got something to get off your chest? Join the debate on our forums here.

Liam Miller Tribute Match sold out 27 hours after tickets go on sale The Liam Miller Tribute Match is a complete sellout, with organisers confirming on Tuesday that all 45,000 tickets have been snapped up. This includes the 7,300 tickets sold for Turner's Cross, which was the initial venue before the GAA eventually agreed to allow the game to take place at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Ed Woodward and Sir Alex Ferguson show class with Liam Miller tribute Man Utd figures have come together for the Liam Miller tribute match to pay tribute to the former midfielder.

De Gea splashing out on £2.5m Manchester mansion in huge boost for Reds DAVID DE GEA is buying the £2.5million five-bedroom mansion he has been renting for the last year in a further boost to Manchester United's hopes of tying the star down to the club. The Spanish stopper, 27, is on the verge of agreeing a new £200,000-a-week contract.

Jose Mourinho seriously considering making Paul Pogba permanent captain: report Jose Mourinho is seriously considering making Paul Pogba his permanent Manchester United captain. That's what the Daily Express are claiming in their gossip column, with the World Cup winner set to wear the arm-band when United take on Brighton this coming weekend.

Paul Pogba: Barcelona director does not expect move for Manchester United midfielder La Liga champions are unlikely to go all out for another midfielder if Rafinha does not leave.

Manchester United: Are we sure… about Shaw's redemption? Just as Andy Dufresne earned the trust of Warden Norton that eventually underpinned his escape from Shawshank Prison, Shaw has seemingly won over Mourinho, the man that has - arguably unfairly - kept him out in the cold since arriving at Old Trafford.

Man United star Jesse Lingard meets fan who gifts him panini sticker Jesse Lingard made one Manchester United supporter's day when he rolled down the window to his car and posed for photos, with the pair striking his now familiar JLingz pose.

Marcos Rojo's future set to be decided by Fenerbahce's Champions League qualifier Marcos Rojo's potential loan move to Turkish side Fenerbahce this month hinges on whether they get past Benfica in a Champions League qualifier this evening. The Argentine missed out on Manchester United's pre-season tour with injury and is expected to move away over the summer having only managed nine league appearances last season.

Dalot's knee recovery going to plan - debut on the cards While few United fans have seen Dalot in first-team action, it's still exciting to see a new player join and everyone will want to see him make his debut. Dalot signed for United despite having a knee problem, which the Reds have worked on since his arrival.

Paul Scholes leaves himself out of his all-time Manchester United XI The 43-year-old played with a host of world class players during his stunning career at Old Trafford and was given the unenviable task of naming a team of those players he played alongside.

Why Manchester United have yet to appoint a director of football Man Utd fans have longed for a director of football for some time now to help them in the transfer market.

Jose Mourinho and Ed Woodward's transfer struggle proves Manchester United need a director of football Three things," Neville said of what had been United's "100-year strategy". That style is now over, however, and whether United could implement the role with Mourinho remaining at the helm is doubtful.

Journalist reveals how Rojo's future depends on a Champions League Qualification match Fenerbahce will reportedly make a serious offer to sign Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo if they progress through their Champions League qualifier tonight, according to a reliable journalist. Dean Jones of Bleacher Report made the claim on Tuesday morning via Twitter.

The secret behind Luke Shaw's strong start to the new season Man Utd left back Luke Shaw is trying to save his United career and he's already showing that he's committed to the cause.

Jose Mourinho extremely frustrated as top transfer target chose to sign for rival club: report According to Blick, per Team Talk, the self-proclaimed Special One was left extremely frustrated as his transfer target, Xherdan Shaqiri, opted to move to our fierce rivals Liverpool instead.

Man Utd Director of Football: What is the role and who's in the frame? History is about to be made at Old Trafford, as Manchester United are set to appoint a director of football for the first time. But what difference will it make? Sportsmail has the answers…

Manchester United transfer news LIVE Man Utd travel to Brighton this weekend to take on the Seagulls in their second Premier League fixture of the season.

Paul Scholes assesses Manchester United's title chances - and it's not good news for Red Devils fans The Red Devils made a winning start to the campaign as they saw off Leicester at Old Trafford on Friday night. Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw fount the net in a 2-1 victory with Jamie Vardy scoring a late consolation for the Foxes. United finished second to City last term, although they were fully 19 points behind their local rivals after 38 matches.

Dalot making good progress It is understood Dalot is doing ball work and it is likely he will be integrated fully with his new team-mates during the next few days, with one eye towards being considered for regular selection after September's international hiatus.

James Wilson is looking to put himself 'in the shop window' at Aberdeen Manchester United striker James Wilson will use his season-long loan spell at Aberdeen to find a new permanent club having all-but given up on forcing his way into Jose Mourinho's plans. The 22-year-old has less than a year to run on his current deal at Old Trafford and will spend the whole of the current campaign at Pittodrie.

Paul Scholes leaves himself out of Man Utd all-star XI Over the course of 718 appearances for Manchester United, it's fair to say Paul Scholes has played with some of the greatest footballers to play in Premier League history. Scholes won 11 Premier League titles, two FA Cups and two Champions League during his 20-years at Old Trafford.

When Diogo Dalot will make his Manchester United debut Man Utd fans have not yet got the chance to see new signing Diogo Dalot but his recovery is well on track.

Manchester United 'tried to sign' TWO Stoke City players this summer Jose Mourinho wanted Xherdan Shaqiri as well as Lee Grant from Stoke City after relegation to the Premier League. That's the claim from Swiss newspaper Blick, which has always had the inside track on the diminutive 26-year-old winger.

TEAMtalk's 2018/19 Predictions: Champions Liverpool; despair for Man Utd Join with us and laugh aloud at our ineptitude as we run you through our predictions for the 2018/19 season. We sat down over a few beers to get our crystal balls out over what to expect this coming campaign…. Once the season is through, we'll run back over these and review who was most accurate and who just looked damn-right ridiculous.

Mourinho was idle while Liverpool secured Shaqiri deal It is being reported that Manchester United lost out of Liverpool in the pursuit of Xherdan Shaqiri this summer. That is according to Swiss outlet Blick, who also claim the forward was convinced to join the Anfield side by manager Jurgen Klopp despite strong interest from United.

Man Utd star on standby to make Serie A move before Friday deadline Matteo Darmian is reportedly on standby to leave Manchester United before the transfer window closes for Serie A clubs on Friday. The 28-year-old is said to be keen to quit Old Trafford after three years and returned to Italy at the weekend as United players enjoyed a day off following the opening Premier League win over Leicester on last Friday.

Forget centre-half, Manchester United still have two major transfer holes to fill under Jose Mourinho Manchester United's summer transfer window, was, shall we say… forgettable… Edward Woodward had an absolute nightmare when it came to acquiring transfer targets; despite getting off to a fast start before the World Cup kicked off.

Luke Shaw Hopeful This Is 'My Season' at Manchester United Luke Shaw is hopeful the 2018-19 campaign will finally be his time to nail down the starting left-back spot at Manchester United under Jose Mourinho after he scored in the club's season opener against Leicester City on Friday.

Romelu Lukaku drives new £102,000 Mercedes to Manchester Utd training It's new season, new motor for Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku as he arrived for training on Tuesday. He drove into Carrington in a brand new black Mercedes AMG-GT Coupe.

Real Madrid settle for second best while Man Utd hope to renew De Gea's contract Their pursuit of De Gea should now be over following their £38 million acquisition of Chelsea goalkeeper Courtois and now United want their no.1 to reaffirm his commitment to the club - by renewing his contract. READ MORE: Former Man Utd ace owns City fan on Twitter with hilarious reply.

Paul Scholes names the best Manchester United XI he played alongside - with notable omissions Paul Scholes has named the best Manchester United XI he played alongside - with some notable omissions. In a 700-game Old Trafford career, the midfielder played with some of the greatest footballers to ever don the famous United strip.

Manchester United's Title Hopes Drift As Bookmakers React To Mourinho's Joyless Brand Of Football It has been a difficult summer for Manchester United. The club failed to significantly strengthen a squad that finished nineteen points adrift of cross-town rivals Manchester City in the Premier League table last season and a cloud of gloom has engulfed their notoriously dour manager, Jose Mourinho.

Yet Another Manchester United Defender On Verge Of Leaving The Club Though the transfer window slammed shut before Manchester United could procure the defensive star they apparently so desired, business isn't yet completed for the Red Devils with the deadline still to come into fruition for leagues across the continent.

Latest Pogba claims leave Man Utd boss Mourinho bemused & frustrated Paul Pogba's recent comments in which he hinted he was unsettled at Manchester United have left Jose Mourinho 'bemused'.

Xherdan Shaqiri 'rejected Manchester United' to join Liverpool and work with Jurgen Klopp Xherdan Shaqiri turned down the opportunity to move to Manchester United because he wanted to work with Jurgen Klopp. The Swiss international was contacted by United over a potential switch to Old Trafford, according to Blick, reports the Liverpool Echo.

Herrera's girlfriend Isabel Collado shows off indoor football skills with free-kick He appeared in high spirits, as per usual, on Sunday when he took to Instagram to share a video of his girlfriend, Isabel Collado, kicking a small softball around their family home. It looks like Isabel was working on a free-kick routine as she lined up a shot over the sofa and through the living room door.

Transfer Rater: Anthony Martial to AC Milan, Christian Eriksen to Paris Saint-Germain Anthony Martial to AC Milan and Christian Eriksen to Paris Saint-Germain are some of today's hot rumours, according to Football Whispers.

Man Utd news: 'Paul Pogba does not need Manchester United as much as they need him' Paul Pogba has experienced the highs and lows of top level football since rejoining United from Juventus two years ago. And his difficulties over the past 12 months in particular have come amid speculation over a rift with Mourinho.

Manchester United's Matteo Darmian, Marcos Rojo will decide their own futures - sources Jose Mourinho understood to have told the duo that, while he hopes they will stay until January, he won't stand in their way if they look to move.

Former Man Utd ace owns City fan on Twitter with hilarious reply Former Manchester United defender Rafael da Silva absolutely owned a Manchester City fan with a brutal put-down on Twitter. Fan account @MourinhoMindset tweeted a photo of Da Silva with the caption 'underrated', and it's clear the Brazilian, currently at Lyon, appreciated the gesture.

Manchester United tunnel camera catches what stars did for new boy Fred ahead of Premier League debut Manchester United new boy Fred made his debut for the Red Devils in Friday night's win over Leicester. And if what happened in the tunnel is anything to go by then the Brazilian is already proving a popular addition with his teammates at Old Trafford, reports the Manchester Evening News.

Gary Neville fears another overhaul at Manchester United if Mauricio Pochettino replaces Jose Mourinho GARY NEVILLE fears Manchester United could continue to lose their identity if another manager like Mauricio Pochettino comes through the door. The former Old Trafford full-back has been critical of Jose Mourinho as United boss in the past.

Liverpool news: 'Virgil van Dijk is a monster like Jaap Stam' - Manchester United legend Gary Neville admits he was wrong about £75m star - Goal.com Virgil van Dijk has been branded "a monster" by Gary Neville, with a Manchester United legend conceding that he was wrong about a £75 million Liverpool star who now fits the Jaap Stam mould.

Is the US falling out of love with European clubs' summer tours? The International Champions Cup is still capable of attracting huge crowds in the US, but away from the marquee games, attendances were down.

Manchester United confident goalkeeper David de Gea will sign a new deal Manchester United are confident goalkeeper David de Gea will sign a new long-term contract at Old Trafford following Thibaut Courtois' move to Real Madrid, Sky Sports News understands.

Shaw delighted to have broken scoring duck for Manchester United Manchester United's Luke Shaw has had a rocky road during his four years at the club. Shaw has capitalised on the absence of Ashley Young, and scored his first goal for the club in United's 2-1 win over Leicester City on Friday night. Understandably, Shaw was hugely enthused to have finally found the net in a red shirt.

Manchester United new boy Fred dines with players at London restaurant After his summer move to Manchester United, Fred is settling into English life with help from his fellow footballers. The star was out for dinner on Monday with a group of Brazilian and Portuguese players.

Luke Shaw: This will be my season at Manchester United Luke Shaw believes the 2018/19 campaign will be the season where he finally comes alive at Manchester United. The club's refusal to reinforce the left-back area over the summer has given Shaw, who has never truly settled at Old Trafford, an unexpected chance to assert himself on Jose Mourinho's team.

Edwin van der Sar has already found common ground with Jose Mourinho at Man Utd Man Utd great Edwin van der Sar has been tipped to return to Old Trafford as director of football.

Manchester United hopeful David de Gea will sign new contract with the club Manchester United are understood to be confident of tying David de Gea down to a new contract. The 27-year-old's future has been repeatedly questioned since he came close to joining Real Madrid in 2015. But United are desperate to keep hold of the Spain international - and are increasingly optimistic of doing so.

Manchester United Star David De Gea To Cement Highest-Paid Premier League Goalkeeper Role? Manchester United superstar David de Gea is reportedly on the verge of signing a new lucrative deal with the Old Trafford club, cementing his place as the highest-paid goalkeeper in the Premier League. Click through the gallery above to see who the five highest earners at Manchester United are, according to Total Sportek.

Fred the midfield dynamo Manchester United have missed In Fred, Manchester United have an asset that may help them become part of the Premier League title conversation.

Mourinho angered as Liverpool beat Man Utd to top summer target Jose Mourinho was left kicking his heels in frustration after seeing rivals Liverpool beat Manchester United to one of the manager's major transfer targets this summer.

Mata: "Patience and calm is needed at Manchester United" Juan Mata was instrumental in Manchester United's winning start to the season on Friday night. The Spaniard, in his fifth full season at Old Trafford, set up his team's second goal against Leicester City with a delightful pass to Luke Shaw before the defender struck the back of the net.

Matteo Darmian 'set for Serie A return this week' The Italian defender played the full 90 minutes in their 2-1 win over Leicester City on Friday but still sits behind the injured Antonio Valencia and Diogo Dalot in the pecking order.

Manchester United transfer news: David de Gea talks to be pushed through after Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois move Manchester United believe that Real Madrid's recent signing of Thibaut Courtois will help expedite contract negotiations with David de Gea. De Gea came close to joining Madrid on the final day of the summer transfer window in 2015, only for the deal to break down at the eleventh hour.

Football transfer news: Manchester United confident over new David De Gea deal Manchester United are increasingly optimistic about agreeing new terms with goalkeeper David De Gea in the wake of Thibaut Courtois' move to Real Madrid. The 27-year-old's future has been repeatedly questioned since he came close to joining Real Madrid three years ago and United are desperate to keep hold of the Spain international.

James Wilson: Aberdeen loan signing from Man Utd 'in the shop window' New Aberdeen forward James Wilson hopes to use his loan move to Pittodrie to put himself "in the shop window".

Manchester United confident of De Gea contract extension Manchester United are increasingly optimistic about agreeing new terms with goalkeeper David De Gea in the wake of Thibaut Courtois' move to Real Madrid, it is understood.

Manchester United plan major appointment after average transfer window Manchester United are reportedly planning to recruit their first-ever director of football after failing to secure their preferred targets during the recently concluded transfer window.

Man Utd fans will love what players did to Fred in tunnel before Leicester game Man Utd player Fred is settling in nicely at Old Trafford following his big-money move from Shakhtar Donetsk.

Pogba stakes his claim to be made Manchester United captain Manchester United got their Premier League campaign off to a decent start last weekend, thanks to a 2-1 win at home to Leicester City. Luke Shaw's second half strike was certainly a highlight, but it was the performance of Paul Pogba that offered the game's real standout.

Market moves drive Man Utd closer to agreeing new deal with key star Manchester United are increasingly optimistic about agreeing new terms with David De Gea after the club were further prompted by the growing cost of the world's top goalkeepers.

Man United confident worls class De Gea will sign up Manchester United are reportedly confident Real Madrid target David De Gea will sign a new five-year deal to stay with the club.

Pereira hopes to stay in Jose Mourinho's plans for Manchester United It's been a long road to the Manchester United first team for Andreas Pereira, with the Brazilian having been a part of the club's set-up since his 16th birthday.

United keeper set for fresh terms The 27-year-old's future has been repeatedly questioned since he came close to joining Real Madrid three years ago and United are desperate to keep hold of the Spain international.

Revealed: Reason Liverpool pulled out of Fekir deal; Manchester United legend unhappy over transfer; Chelsea star set to leave for huge fee "I thought he was a definite, he would have been my go-to choice to be honest." The Liverpool Echo report that Liverpool pulled out of the deal for Nabil Fekir due to concerns over scans on his knee during a medical. The paper states: "Fekir was fit to play as underlined by his participation in France's triumphant World Cup campaign in Russia.

Alan Shearer: I wouldn't be surprised if Paul Pogba left Manchester United this summer Alan Shearer has noted he would not be surprised to see Paul Pogba leave Manchester United before the European transfer deadline. The Frenchman was reportedly left exasperated at Jose Mourinho's comments on his performances at the World Cup in Russia.

Manchester United 'Confident' of Making David De Gea Best-Paid EPL Goalkeeper Manchester United are reportedly ready to make star No. 1 David De Gea the best-paid goalkeeper in the Premier League and are confident the Spain international will extend his stay at the club. The Red Devils have the option of extending De Gea's current deal, which expires next summer, by a further year.

Paul Scholes names the best XI he played with at Manchester United Well, on MUTV, Scholes was asked to name the best XI he played with at Man Utd. That must have been an extremely difficult task but the midfielder managed it - and even left himself out. Scholes opted for a 4-3-3 formation and here is his very special XI.

Manchester United news: Juan Mata's loving life in the Premier League "The Premier League started on Friday. Looking back, this is now my eighth season in England. It's the league that I've played in the most and I want to give my thanks to the clubs, as well as the division itself, and especially to you guys, the fans," Mata wrote on his blog on Monday.

Manchester United stars Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard and Andreas Pereira learned their trade at secret training base in the Slovakian mountains And the star pair, as well as 23 other United academy graduates including Jesse Lingard and Adnan Januzaj, will say a small thanks to a little-known part of Europe: Poprad, Slovakia. It is at the foot of the High Tatra Mountains where United sent their academy players for an Autumn training camp at the health and wellness centre, AquaCity.

From Italy: AC Milan monitoring potential Anthony Martial transfer AC Milan have lined up Anthony Martial as their primary transfer target for the remainder of the transfer window, according to reports from Italy. Martial was heavily linked with a move to Juventus following his agent's claim in June that he wanted to leave Manchester United following a difficult campaign under Jose Mourinho.

Four reasons for Manchester United fans to be positive for the new season Man Utd started the new season with a win against Leicester and there's plenty of reasons to be positive for the rest of the campaign.

Telegraph: Barcelona to continue monitoring Paul Pogba's situation at Manchester United Barcelona will continue to monitor Paul Pogba's predicament at Manchester United this month, according to the Telegraph's Jason Burt. The Catalan giants had a hilariously awful bid for Pogba - comprising of £45m plus Andre Gomes and Yerry Mina - rejected last week and privately accept that Man United will not sell the Frenchman this month.

Matteo Darmian could still leave Manchester United this summer: report Manchester United defender Matteo Darmian could still leave Old Trafford this summer, with the Italian on transfer standby. That's according to the Manchester Evening News, with Serie A clubs still circling before their transfer deadline shuts this week.

Barcelona still monitoring Paul Pogba's situation at Manchester United? FC Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu has not ruled out a late move for the Spanish football club to sign Manchester United's French international midfielder Paul Pogba.

Jose Mourinho will look to Romelu Lukaku to lead Manchester United attack again this season Jose Mourinho will be glad to welcome Romelu Lukaku back to his starting XI when Manchester United return to Brighton on Sunday, writes Peter Smith… "Why always Lukaku? You have the answer why always Lukaku!" Jose Mourinho's appraisal of Manchester United's 1-0 defeat at relegation-threatened Brighton in May was a memorable one.

Gary Neville: Manchester United are still recovering from the Louis van Gaal era Gary Neville believes Manchester United are still recovering from the scars left by Louis van Gaal's time in charge at the club. The Dutchman made a litany of signings in both windows during his time at Old Trafford - 13 in total - but only Ander Herrera and Anthony Martial have made an impact on supporters.

Andreas Pereira is an example to Manchester United academy graduates James Wilson was an exciting Man Utd prospect but his career has stalled and only has to look to Andreas Pereira for advice.

Brighton and Hove Albion vs Manchester United: Potential XI with Romelu Lukaku Manchester United's slip in form during May which left them without silverware notably coincided with an injury to Romelu Lukaku.

Jose Mourinho's thoughts on Paul Pogba situation unearthed, manager set to address issue this week: report Following Manchester United's 2-1 victory over Leicester City, fans were left somewhat curious when Paul Pogba hinted at major unhappiness with Jose Mourinho.

From Turkey: Marcos Rojo in negotiations with Fenerbahce over loan move Macros Rojo has entered negotiations with Fenerbahce over a season-long loan deal, according to reports from Turkey. The defender endured another frustratingly injury hit campaign last season, managing just nine league appearances in total.

Rafael shut down Man City troll on Twitter and Man Utd fans loved it Former Man Utd player Rafael was mocked by a Man City fan on Twitter and served up the perfect response.

How Liverpool beat Manchester United to Xherdan Shaqiri Jürgen Klopp beat Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho to Xherdan Shaqiri this summer, with the Swiss winger impressed by the LFC boss' management style. If you didn't already love Shaqiri for the way he's started at Liverpool, he becomes even more likeable when you learn that he chose Merseyside over Manchester this summer.

David De Gea set for long stay at Manchester United after Thibaut Courtois move Manchester United are increasingly confident that David De Gea will extend his contract at Old Trafford. With Thibaut Courtois having joined Real Madrid, United believe that an obstacle has been removed in their quest to persuade De Gea to stay at the club and sign a new deal that will raise his earnings above £200,000 a week.

Manchester United are being damaged by their political pantomime Two hours before kick-off at Old Trafford last Friday, just in front of the United Trinity statue of George Best, Denis Law and Sir Bobby Charlton, two local entrepreneurs grasping replicas of the European Cup argued loudly over who should have the more prominent patch to lure selfie-hunting punters.

Manchester United confident of new David De Gea deal Manchester United are increasingly optimistic about agreeing new terms with goalkeeper David De Gea in the wake of Thibaut Courtois' move to Real Madrid, Press Association Sport understands.

Reports: Manchester United readying a De Gea extension According to a number of reports, including ESPN and the BBC, Manchester United is preparing a contract extension for goalkeeper David De Gea that the club expects him to sign.

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Manchester United confident De Gea will sign new deal Manchester United are confident that goalkeeper David de Gea will sign a new contract, reports The Guardian. The 27-year-old's current deal is set to expire at the end of the current campaign, though United have the option to extend it for one more season.

Manchester United hopeful David de Gea will sign new deal at Old Trafford MANCHESTER UNITED hope David de Gea will sign his new long-term deal - now the door to Real Madrid is closed. The Spain international has regularly been linked with a move to the Bernabeu and came within minutes of moving three years ago. But Madrid sealed a £38 million swoop to take Thibaut Courtois from Chelsea last week.

Is David de Gea United's best ever keeper? Sportsmail reporters ADAM SHERGOLD, LUKE AUGUSTUS AND ANTHONY HAY argue the case for three of Manchester United's BEST KEEPERS of the modern era.

Sources: Courtois move could seal De Gea deal Manchester United are hopeful Thibaut Courtois' move to Real Madrid will speed up contract negotiations with David De Gea, sources have told ESPN FC. Courtois sealed a £35 million transfer from Chelsea to the Bernabeu last week, three years after the Spanish giants had come within a whisker of making De Gea their No.1.

David de Gea 'set to pen new Manchester United mega deal' making him one of best paid keepers ever The Manchester club have been involved in lengthy negotiations with the Spain international over a new deal for the past six months, and came to what they thought would be an agreement back in June. That deal remains unsigned though, and Madrid still lurked in the background as a potential destination until they signed Courtois.

Manchester United confident goalkeeper David de Gea will sign new deal Manchester United are confident David de Gea will sign a new long-term contract to stay at Old Trafford.

Report: Barcelona Move for Manchester United's Paul Pogba 'In Serious Doubt' Barcelona's wage bill could force the Spanish champions to abort a potential transfer for Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba. According to the Telegraph, the Blaugrana might not be able to afford the deal, with the fee beyond the club's current financial capacity.

James Wilson Joins Aberdeen On Loan - Is Marcos Rojo The Next Man Out? Manchester United continue to reduce the number of players that will feature on the first-team squad for the 2018-19 season. Last week, the likes of Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Joel Pereira and Cameron Borthwick-Jackson left the squad on loan. However, The Red Devils were not done sending players away on loan, and the latest has been James Wilson.

Manchester United's Wilson out to show he's no slacker at Aberdeen Manchester United striker James Wilson is determined to use a year-long loan at 
Aberdeen to relaunch his career and avoid being written off as just another youngster who suffered from getting too much too soon.

David de Gea in line to become Premier League's best paid goalkeeper Manchester are confident David de Gea will sign a new contract that will make him the Premier League’s highest-paid goalkeeper on more than £200,000 a week.

Manchester United confident David de Gea will sign new deal Manchester United are confident that David de Gea will sign a new deal, with the goalkeeper expected to receive a marked increase on his current salary of around £180,000 a week.

Manchester United expect David de Gea to sign new contract David de Gea was always expected to sign a new contract with Man Utd but the club received a new boost from Real Madrid in the transfer window.

David de Gea moving closer to new Manchester United deal The Spaniard - who featured for Spain at this summer's World Cup finals in Russia, where they were knocked out in a penalty shootout against the host nation in Moscow - claimed last season's domestic Golden Glove and United's Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year, the award voted for by fans.

What Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho Can Learn From Marcelo Bielsa At Leeds United Jose Mourinho may have won the first Premier League game of the season at home to Leicester on Friday but his United side were still not the fluent beast the Old Trafford crowd were used to seeing under Sir Alex Ferguson.

Manchester United Have To Improve Plenty Of Things For Such A Huge Club Manchester United are one of the big clubs that do not work with a director of football. That is a position in club structures that we talked about on Sunday, as there were growing reports that the board will be installing one in the near future.

"Hope it's Sir Alex" - Some Man United fans react to news that Red Devils may appoint a Director of Football My top 2 options for #mufc director of football:. Louis Van Gaal 2. One of the above. - Jimmy Hosang August 12, 2018.

Manchester United identify targets to become their first director of football And it appears United are beginning the process of appointing a much-needed director of football. According to Miguel Delaney, writing in The Independent, United have started sounding out potential candidates for the role.

Paul Pogba suggests that he is unhappy with José Mourinho Paul Pogba is unhappy with José Mourinho. After recent reports had linked the France star with a move to Barcelona - who supposedly had a derisory offer rejected straight away by United - Pogba had the opportunity to end the speculation about both his future and his disagreements with Mourinho.

Edwin van der Sar in line for shock Manchester United return as shortlist for director of football role revealed Manchester United have identified several potential candidates to become their director of football. The move to commit to a position in charge of building a transfer strategy comes off the back of friction between Jose Mourinho and the club this summer.

Alan Shearer explains why Manchester United fans should be worried this season However, after a torrid summer, Alan Shearer reckons United fans have every reason to be worried going into the campaign; particularly as City won the league at a canter last term.

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde plays down Paul Pogba transfer talk Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has played down talk of signing Paul Pogba from Manchester United this month. The Frenchman, who won the World Cup over the summer, was reportedly disappointed with Jose Mourinho's comments over his performances in Russia, prompting further speculation of a move away from Old Trafford.

Barcelona plan move for Manchester United star next summer According to what has been reported by the English newspaper the Daily Telegraph, Barcelona have not entirely given up their pursuit of Manchester United's French, World Cup winning midfielder Paul Pogba.

Matteo Darmian "on standby" to leave Manchester United this week - report Matteo Darmian remains "on standby" to leave Manchester United before the Serie A transfer deadline on Friday, according to reports. The defender only made one Premier League start between November and April last season, and has looked destined for a return to Serie A.

Liverpool Beat Manchester United To The Signing Of Xherdan Shaqiri Thanks To Jurgen Klopp According to Swiss publication Blick, Liverpool summer signing Xherdan Shaqiri was convinced to join Liverpool this summer by German manager Jurgen Klopp despite Manchester United's interest in the player.

Mourinho ready to hand Victor Lindelof considerably more playing time this season According to the Manchester Evening News, Victor Lindelof is now viewed as Jose Mourinho's most accomplished defender when it comes to playing out from the back, and he's set for more playing time during the 2018/19 campaign.

From England: Manchester United defender in talks with Fenerbahce According to what has been reported by the English newspaper the Mirror, Manchester United are in negotiations with Fenerbahce over their Argentine defender Marcos Rojo. The reports suggest that Rojo would leave Old Trafford on loan for the season, possibly with an outlook regarding a potential purchase next summer.

Manchester United withdrew from Yerry Mina deal due to Barcelona request: report Manchester United reportedly withdrew from the opportunity to sign Yerry Mina due to Barcelona making a request they couldn't agree with. The Colombian is now officially an Everton player while Jose Mourinho ended up without any new centre-back signings.

Barcelona 'continue to pursue Paul Pogba' and more transfer rumours A round up of the latest Man Utd transfer rumours as Paul Pogba continues to be linked with a move to La Liga giants Barcelona.

Marcos Rojo could head to Turkey on loan before transfer deadline: report Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo could still depart from Old Trafford during this transfer window, with a potential loan move to Turkish side Fenerbahce in the offing. That's what the Manchester Evening News claim, citing reports in Turkey.

Juan Mata: I enjoy playing in the Premier League Manchester United star Juan Mata has hinted he'd like to stay at the club for as long as possible by stating he enjoys playing in the Premier League. The Spaniard's future has never really settled since Jose Mourinho arrived at Old Trafford as he's constantly been linked with other European clubs.

Anthony Martial could yet leave Manchester United this summer: report Manchester United superstar Anthony Martial could still leave the club this summer, with AC Milan identifying the 22-year-old as their 'leading candidate' in an attempt to sign an attacker. That's according to La Repubblica, translated by the Manchester Evening News.

Jose Mourinho can send Luke Shaw Man Utd message Luke Shaw impressed for Man Utd vs Leicester and Jose Mourinho can give him a boost when the Reds travel to Brighton.

Liverpool's Naby Keita v Manchester United's Fred: Debuts compared, who was better? Liverpool's Naby Keita and Manchester United's Fred both made Premier League debuts this weekend. How did they compare? Two big money midfield stars made their Premier League debuts this weekend for Manchester United and Liverpool. Red Devils midfielder Fred cost £52 million and he helped United to a 2-1 win over Leicester City.

Gary Neville: It's painful to watch Jose Mourinho's Manchester United Former Manchester United star Gary Neville says what all the fans are thinking, stating it's painful to watch the club's style of play under Jose Mourinho. The Portuguese manager is known for getting results and winning trophies but it often comes at the expense of looking good on the field.

Man Utd draw up four-man shortlist for Director of Football role Manchester United have four names in their sights after drawing up a shortlist for their newly-created director of football role. A difficult summer has seen the club miss out on a plethora of targets, with United boss Jose Mourinho seeing a host of central defensive targets fail to arrive at Old Trafford.

Maguire to Man United? Chillwell has January transfer warning for Mourinho Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell has told Manchester United £75 million target Harry Maguire will not be leaving the club this season. The towering Englishman was heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford towards the bank end of the transfer window after impressing in Gareth Southgate's work cup side that finished fourth in Russia.

Neville hopes Shaw is on to something special after first United goal Gary Neville hopes Luke Shaw's first Manchester United goal in Friday's Premier League win over Leicester City is the "start of something special" after a difficult few years at Old Trafford.

Five things Manchester United must do to become a title threat José Mourinho can benefit from director of football being appointed but United will need to adopt a spirit of twist-or-bust if they are to be serious Premier League contenders.

Derek McInnes: Manchester United's James Wilson is a real quality player Abderdeen manager Derek McInnes has hailed Manchester United's James Wilson as a real quality player following the loan move being completed. The youngster has officially joined Sir Alex Ferguson's former side for the season as he attempts to get his career back on track.

Reports in Spain: Pogba to talk his way out of Old Trafford by aiming digs at Mourinho This is according to Spanish outlet Don Balon, who quote Pogba's cryptic message following the 2-1 win over Leicester City and they claim that this is all part of his plan to force a move out of Old Trafford to join Barcelona.

Edwin van der Sar in running for Manchester United director of football role along with Monchi and Fabio Paratici EDWIN VAN DER SAR is reportedly in the running to become Manchester United's first ever director of football. The former Red Devils goalkeeper is being considered along with Roma's Monchi and Juventus chief Fabio Paratici. According to the Independent, the Dutchman, 47, is being viewed favourably after his stint as chief executive officer at Ajax.

Manchester United Legend In Running To Become First Ever Director Of Football At Old Trafford Manchester United sent shockwaves around the football community earlier this week with the announcement that, for the first-time in their 140 year history, there would be an appointment of a Director Of Football at Old Trafford.

Who is more important to Manchester United: Pogba or Mourinho? The ESPN FC crew tries to make sense of Paul Pogba's latest comments about Manchester United and debates who they would keep between him and Jose Mourinho.

Manchester United's leading candidates for new director of football role Jose Mourinho signalled change was afoot following United's 2-1 win Over Leicester on Friday, suggesting he should be referred to as a 'head coach' as opposed to 'manager'.

Gary Neville Says Jose Mourinho, Manchester United Are 'Painful to Watch' Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville has said his former club are "painful to watch" under the leadership and tactics of manager Jose Mourinho. Featuring on the Second Captains podcast, Neville expressed his displeasure at the style of football currently played by the Old Trafford giants.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho left bemused by Paul Pogba remarks Jose Mourinho is understood to have been bemused at Paul Pogba's strong suggestion that all was not well between him and his manager on Friday night at Old Trafford, with the player having voiced no complaints personally after his return to the club that week.

Pogba to leave Man United? not going to happen announces Brown Former Manchester United defender Wes Brown has announces Paul Pogba will not be leaving the club by the end of this month.

Man Utd and City possible Champions League opponents revealed The Champions League group stage draw takes place later this month, with Man Utd and Man City both involved.

Manchester United's search for a sporting director will be rigorous but it's precisely what the club has needed in the post-Ferguson era In the three managerial appointments since Sir Alex Ferguson retired - not to mention so many transfers - Manchester United have often quickly settled on names and not budged, but that is going to be very different for the role above all.

Rojo set to leave Manchester United on loan Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo is looking set to move to Turkish side Fenerbahce on loan. That has fuelled rumours in Turkey that the former Sporting centre-back will leave Old Trafford before the window closes at the end of August.

Jose Mourinho might have already found his perfect Man Utd centre back pairing Man Utd failed to land another centre back in the summer transfer window but Wes Brown isn't concerned by the lack of activity.

Van Der Sar and Monchi among Man Utd candidates for Director of Football role Former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar is reportedly among the four main candidates at the moment for the club as they search for a director of football.

Manchester United have their totem within reach, they just need to look Inspiration is a peculiar concept. It has a magical and profound meaning, yet is most popular in its absence, when it can be used as a crutch for inability; it's a man-made thought, yet you feel the weight when it hits you in the face. I'm mid-air as I write this, "sitting in a tin-can" like David Bowie would've called it.

Aberdeen Sign Manchester United Striker On Loan The disappointment felt amongst Aberdeen fans in regards to former forward Adam Rooney moving to English non-league side Salford City has been all but eradicated with the news that another forward is making the reverse journey from Manchester to Scotland.

Gary Neville compares Virgil van Dijk to legendary Manchester United defender Gary Neville has compared Virgil van Dijk to former Manchester United defender Jaap Stam, and he has a point. Van Dijk has been a revelation for Liverpool since joining the club from Southampton in January.

Van der Sar or Monchi to become United’s first ever football director Manchester United have begun the first stages of their search to identify a first ever director of football at the club, with Edwin Van der Sar and Roma's transfer chief Monchi in the running.

Report: Monchi Among Targets in Manchester United's Sporting Director Search Manchester United are reportedly prepared to bring in a sporting director to the club, with Monchi, Fabio Paratici and Edwin van der Sar all being considered for the role. Miguel Delaney of The Independent reported the three candidates lead the race, as the Red Devils attempt to appoint a director of football at Old Trafford.

The Game podcast: who do Manchester United need more - Paul Pogba or José Mourinho? The first Game podcast of the Premier League season is upon us, with Gabriele Marcotti and Natalie Sawyer joined by Matt Dickinson and Oliver Kay to dissect the weekend's drama.

Garth Crooks: Michael Carrick was the reason for win over Leicester City Pundit Garth Crooks believes Michael Carrick was the reason Manchester United were able to beat Leicester City in their first fixture of the season. Jose Mourinho's men kicked off the Premier League campaign at Old Trafford, winning 2-1 through goals from Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw.

Gary Neville explains why he finds Man Utd painful to watch Man Utd great Gary Neville is not happy with the change of approach under Jose Mourinho.

Host of clubs to move in on Man Utd target after refusing new PSG deal And, as per a report from L'Equipe, Barcelona, along with Juventus and AC Milan, are on high alert, amid claims that Rabiot has turned down PSG's latest contract offer. We are not sure whether United's interest was genuine or made up crap like you usually see appear out of nowhere on deadline day.

Manchester United transfers that could still go through Man Utd failed to bring in a new face on transfer deadline day but players can still leave for Europe for the next few weeks.

The love-hate relationship between Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba Having fallen out of favour under Mourinho last term, plenty has been spoken and written about - Pogba is supposedly unhappy, there has been unrest, he wanted to leave. What the full extent of the issues where we may never know, but despite all this Pogba responded in the best possible way - by playing well and winning the game for the Reds.

Reports: Next Manchester United Star Set For Old Trafford Exit Premier League giants Manchester United are reportedly set to see another one of their stars leave the club in the coming days. Pogba Hints At Man Utd Unhappiness. Although the transfer window is closed for English teams, they are still able to sell and loan players to others in leagues across the world.

Why it is time for Manchester United to recruit a director of football Man Utd's transfer window woes highlight the incompatible strategies at Old Trafford and there is only one solution.

Marcos Rojo Set for Manchester United Loan Exit as Fenerbahce Enter Negotiations Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo could be set to leave Old Trafford before the end of the continental summer transfer window, with Turkish side Fenerbahce a likely suitor, according to reports.

Thank god Conte left? Willian opens up and makes stunning Chelsea announcement Brazilian midfielder and Chelsea star Willian has admitted that he would have left the club if Antonio Conte was not replaced as coach of the Blues.

AC Milan to offer £98million plus Fabio Borini for Lazio's Manchester United target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic AC MILAN are ready to launch a stunning £98million offer plus Fabio Borini for Premier League target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, according to reports. The Lazio sensation has been a target for Manchester United throughout the summer with Real Madrid also interested.

Former Manchester United star issues stern advice to Paul Pogba Former Manchester United defender Wes Brown expects Paul Pogba to "get his head down and play" despite suggestions the Frenchman is unhappy at the club.

Man City impress at work-in-progress Arsenal; Madrid keepers; Pogba vs. Mourinho The new season means Marcotti's Musings are back! This week, Gab looks at the Premier League's opening weekend, plus events around Europe.

Manchester United's 'extensive' sporting director search counts Monchi and Fabio Paratici among most-desired targets Manchester United have started preliminary work in their search for a new director of football, and began sounding out potential candidates and expertise, in what is set to be a rigorous search for what is seen as one of the most important appointments in the club's history.

Barcelona and Paul Pogba refuse to rule out transfer The season could be fine - better than fine, really - if Jose Mourinho is willing to trust his attack to compensate for a truly dreadful defence. Last season it didn't seem to get the balance right at all, and put United at a disadvantage against both the bigger and smaller teams.

Paul Pogba will get his head down at Manchester United, says Wes Brown Wes Brown expects Paul Pogba to "get his head down and play" despite suggestions the Frenchman is unhappy at Manchester United. Pogba, who scored in United's season-opening win against Leicester on Friday as captain, is reported to have told of his desire to leave Old Trafford amid speculation of a strained relationship with boss Jose Mourinho.

Manchester United legend Gary Neville 'worried' by Virgil van Dijk as he compares Liverpool 'monster' to Jaap Stam MANCHESTER UNITED legend Gary Neville has revealed he is "worried" by Virgil van Dijk and even compared the Liverpool defender to Jaap Stam. Van Dijk signed for Liverpool in a £75million deal in January as Jurgen Klopp desperately bid to shore up his leaky defence.

Liverpool news and transfers LIVE - Alisson reveals why he chose Reds, Manchester United wanted Shaqiri, Keita hailed The ECHO will also provide you with the very latest transfer news as it happens throughout the week, with every rumour and story digested and analysed each day with updates from full-time LFC reporter James Pearce, Ian Doyle and much more.

Why Manchester United cannot afford to lose Paul Pogba over Jose Mourinho On one of Manchester United's regular conference calls with investors in May, executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward offered what he called a "very simple and candid" answer to one question. Had the improved performances in the Premier League during Jose Mourinho's second season contributed to an increase in revenues?

Milan to move for Red Devils outcast The Frenchman has struggled to settle since arriving on English shores from Monaco in the summer of 2015, although he did make a positive start to life at Old Trafford. Martial netted from the bench on his debut in a 3-1 victory over Liverpool and he went on to net four times in his first four outings.

Former Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney's moment of magic helps DC United grab late winner against Orlando Argentinian striker Acosta's goal completed a hat-trick and gave United a vital three points as they attempt to move off the bottom of the Eastern Conference. United remain rooted to the foot of the standings however with 21 points from 20 games.

Manchester United Transfer News: Matteo Darmian Rumoured to Be Set for Exit Manchester United defender Matteo Darmian is reportedly "on standby" to leave the club before the Serie A transfer window closes Friday, with Juventus, Inter Milan and Napoli said to be interested. Samuel Luckhurst of the Manchester Evening News said Darmian is currently staying in a hotel, presumably with no long-term residence available.

Marcos Rojo could still leave Manchester United on loan with Fenerbahce interested Manchester United are on in talks with Turkish club Fenerbahce over a loan deal for United defender Marcos Rojo, according to Turkish newspaper Fanatik. The Argentine was given his preferred number of 16 for this season after Michael Carrick's retirement, but it still looks likely that he will be sent out on loan.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has given fans what they wanted Man Utd had to move on from the transfer window but Jose Mourinho made 10 selections which delighted fans vs Leicester.

Woeful Performance Of Wantaway Defender Shows How Far Manchester United Have Fallen An air of confusion hung over Old Trafford on Thursday as the transfer window drew to a close with Manchester United apparently bidding for every centre back under the sun, without success.

Leicester City star rules out Harry Maguire moving to Manchester United in January Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell has ruled out team-mate Harry Maguire leaving the club for Manchester United in the January transfer window.

Championship transfer gossip: Manchester United starlet heads north to replace Stoke City old boy There was a time when many a Stoke City fan would have loved to see Manchester United starlet James Wilson playing for the Potters.

Video: Wayne Rooney leaves Manchester United fans reminiscing with fine display Former Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has left fans reminiscing of his talent after being instrumental in DC United's latest win. The Englishman left Old Trafford under Jose Mourinho's management to return to boyhood club Everton last season.

Manchester United player Matteo Darmian on standby for transfer Man Utd could do business in the transfer window this week as Matteo Darmian aims for a return to Italy amid interest from Juventus.

AC Milan eyeing potential deal for Anthony Martial this month - report Anthony Martial is reportedly still looking to leave Manchester United and AC Milan could be about to offer him a way out this summer. The Italian transfer window closes at the end of August which means players such as Matteo Darmian, Paul Pogba and Martial whose futures are in limbo could still leave the club this month.

Why James Wilson's Man Utd career is coming to an end Man Utd forward James Wilson was billed by Louis van Gaal as 'one of the brightest young English prospects'.

Gary Neville blames Manchester United struggles on Louis van Gaal Gary Neville believes that Jose Mourinho has been hamstrung by the 'really poor' signings made by Louis van Gaal and insists Manchester United should keep spending to undo the damage.

Man Utd interest earns defensive target improved 2-year La Liga deal Manchester United defensive target Diego Godin has agreed a new two-year contract extension to keep him at Atletico Madrid until 2021. The Uruguayan central defender's previous deal was due to expire in the summer of 2019 and contained a €20m release clause, which subsequently linked him to both United and Serie A champions Juventus.

Impressive academy graduate forces way into Mourinho's thinking Andreas Pereira had seemingly become another Manchester United player forever synonymous with one of the darkest hours in the proud and illustrious history of our club. Of the 14 players involved in the infamous 4-0 defeat to then League One side MK Dons almost four years ago to the day, only two remain.

Gary Neville criticises Louis van Gaal's recruitment as Manchester United manager Gary Neville has slammed former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal's recruitment at the club, labelling his signings "really poor." Van Gaal lasted just two seasons as Man United boss before getting sacked at the end of the 2015-16 campaign but signed 13 players in that short space of time.

Pogba to exit Man United? Barca President has big message for Red Devils Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has refused to discuss reports of his side's interest in Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba. It is no secret the Frenchman would love a move away from Old Trafford given half the chance as he does not get only with Jose Mourinho, but is also not a fan of the Portuguese coaches style of play.

Barcelona will not rule out move for Pogba, amid tensions at Old Trafford This summer, they've lost Andres Iniesta, Paulinho and Andre Gomes but the La Liga champions have already brought in Arturo Vidal and Arthur, with Manchester United not wanting to part with the former Juventus man during this window, especially without being able to find a replacement since the Premier League transfer window has closed.

AC Milan make concrete move to end Man Utd star's misery Italian giants AC Milan are considering a move for out-of-favour Manchester United winger Anthony Martial, a report claims.

James Wilson searching for loan spell in Championship this month Manchester United U23 star James Wilson is looking to leave the club on loan this month in search of regular first-team football. Wilson has been in and out of the Man United U23s set-up for the past few seasons and the number of loan moves he's completing seems to just be delaying the inevitable, a permanent move away.

Matteo Darmian in Italy ahead of transfer deadline day on Friday Matteo Darmian still wants to leave Manchester United this summer and is currently in Italy ahead of Friday's transfer deadline for Serie A and Serie B clubs.

Barca know Pogba would be perfect response to Neymar moving to Madrid PETE JENSON: Now the window has closed in England, Barcelona have no chance of signing Paul Pogba from Manchester United. But that won't stop Barca playing the long game to sign him.

Barcelona chief in cryptic response to links with £100m Man Utd star Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has failed to rule out a shock swoop for Manchester United star Paul Pogba. The midfielder, a World Cup winner with France, has been the subject of speculation in recent days concerning both a possible transfer to Barcelona and his relationship with manager Jose Mourinho.

Barcelona break transfer silence amid Manchester United Paul Pogba rumours Man Utd midfielder Paul Pogba has been linked with a move to Barcelona and Josep Maria Bartomeu has been discussing transfers.

Gary Neville 'worried' as he compares Van Dijk to great Man Utd defender So those teams will have work their way into City's thoughts." As a footballer, Neville never hid his hatred for Liverpool and to say he has mellowed since then would be an understatement. He described Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk as a 'monster' and compared him to ex-United defender Jaap Stam.

Man United manager Jose Mourinho is moving on from transfer disappointment Man Utd transfer news ended disappointingly for Jose Mourinho but he has drawn a line under their transfer window with four decisions.

How the Premier League title challengers fared during opening weekend ADAM CRAFTON: The Premier League returned this weekend and five of the established top six sides ensured they got themselves off to winning starts as they chase the title.

Ref Review: Man Utd ace lucky to avoid red; Mane goal an awful decision Man Utd were fortunate not to see a player sent off v Leicester, Everton can feel hard done by, while we also run the rule over controversies in matches involving Liverpool, Man City and Chelsea.

Paul Pogba on Manchester United future: Behind the scenes of surprise interview Paul Pogba delivered an explosive quote in the mixed zone after Manchester United's win over Leicester. ESPN FC's Rob Dawson was there to hear it.

Done Deal: James Wilson leaves Manchester United on loan Manchester United striker James Wilson has left the club on a season-long loan deal. The 22-year-old has headed North, to play for Aberdeen in the SPL. Wilson, who burst onto the scene as a teenager during Ryan Giggs' interim spell as manager, became the forgotten man at Old Trafford after a series of injuries.

Done Deal: Man Utd striker completes loan move to Aberdeen James Wilson has sealed a loan move to Scottish side Aberdeen for the rest of the season. The Dons have won the race for the signature of the 22-year-old, who played for United's U23s at Fulham on Friday night.

Manchester United loan Wilson to Aberdeen Manchester United striker James Wilson has joined Scottish Premiership side Aberdeen on a season-long loan. The 22-year-old has moved to Pittodrie as a replacement for Adam Rooney, who joined Salford City, the English non-league club owned by United greats Gary and Phil Neville, Ryan Giggs, Nicky Butt and Paul Scholes.

AC Milan plotting huge €110m bid for Man Utd, Chelsea target AC Milan are preparing a €110million bid for Lazio star and reported Manchester United target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, a report claims. According to CalcioMercato, the Rossoneri are ready to bid £98m plus Fabio Borini to land that Serbia international star.

Pundit continues bizarre obsession with Pogba's hair BBC Sport pundit Garth Crooks has seemingly picked up from where he left off last season with regards to his criticism of Paul Pogba's hair. As noted by The Telegraph, it isn't the first time that he has aimed his criticism at Pogba's appearance rather than his football and this wasn't the only occasion he did so last season.

Barcelona refuse to rule out signing Paul Pogba from Manchester United Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu neither confirmed nor denied reports that the club is preparing to sign Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba. Mundo Deportivo claim Pogba, who is contracted to United until June 2021, wants to leave Old Trafford this summer because of a strained relationship with coach Jose Mourinho.

Aberdeen sign Manchester United striker James Wilson on season-long loan Aberdeen have signed Manchester United striker James Wilson on a season-long loan. The 22-year-old striker broke through at United four years ago but has since struggled to establish himself at the club and spent time out on loan.

Manchester United striker James Wilson has joined Aberdeen on loan England Under-21 international Wilson spent the second half of last season at Sheffield United and has had previous spells at Brighton and Derby. McInnes told the club's website, www.afc.co.uk: "I am absolutely delighted to secure James on a season-long loan as he is a player I feel will very quickly become an important member of the squad for us.

BBC PL team of week: Man Utd dominate with three players The Premier League is back and that means BBC pundit Garth Crooks returns too with his Premier League team of the week choices.

Barcelona to continue Paul Pogba pursuit after summer transfer window - report It doesn't look like Paul Pogba will be leaving Manchester United this summer as the overseas transfer deadline quickly approaches, but doesn't mean interest in his services has been tarnished.

Manchester United's James Wilson joins Aberdeen in season-long loan The 22-year-old was once seen as the next breakout star in the United youth system after scoring twice on his debut under caretaker boss Ryan Giggs.

James Wilson: Man Utd striker joins Aberdeen on season-long loan Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes thinks James Wilson will be an important player after signing the striker on loan from Manchester United.

Manchester United striker James Wilson joins Aberdeen on season-long loan Aberdeen have signed Manchester United striker James Wilson on a season-long loan. The 22-year-old England Under-21 international will plug a gap in Derek McInnes' squad left by Adam Rooney's move from Pittodrie to Salford over the summer.

Official: Manchester United Announce Next Departure The English transfer window might be closed, but English clubs can still sell or loan out players, and Manchester United have now announced their latest departure. Click through the gallery above to see all United players who have left the club in this window.

Manchester United striker and former Sunderland target opens up after sealing loan switch It is a new beginning for me really. "When you have to make a decision like this I like to ask as many people as I can, and people I trust," he added. "I have been asking around a lot and no one had a bad word to say about the club. It is nice to get those opinions off other people and that helped me make my mind up.

Could Paul Pogba Still Switch Manchester United For Barcelona? The summer transfer window may have slammed shut in England, but that's not halted rumours linking Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba with a sensational switch to Spain. Last week Pogba was linked with a last-gasp move to Barcelona who reportedly offered £50million plus Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes.

Premier League starlet claims Man United target will not move this season Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell has claimed that Manchester United target Harry Maguire will be staying at the club for the entire season. ESPN report that the English defender was one of several defenders linked with a move to Old Trafford in the summer but Jose Mourinho was unable to add another centre-back to his squad.

It's Paul Pogba's world, and we're all just living in it - even José Mourinho Paul Pogba has had his critics - even inside of Manchester United - but in the opening game of the Premier League season he once again reminded us some things won't change. So we might as well enjoy it. Pogba's summer was productive enough for him to be able to enter the new season very much on his own terms.

Manchester United's James Wilson joins Aberdeen on season-long loan Wilson, who has scored four goals in 20 senior appearances for United, has been given no indication he has a first-team future under Jose Mourinho.

Manchester United confirm loan move for James Wilson Latest Man Utd transfer news as the club confirm forward James Wilson has gone on loan to Scottish side Aberdeen.

James Wilson joins Aberdeen on loan from Manchester United Manchester United striker James Wilson has joined Aberdeen on a season-long loan. The 22-year-old, who has previously enjoyed loan spells at Brighton, Derby and Sheffield United, spent the second half of last season on loan at Bramall Lane.

James Wilson joins Aberdeen on season-long loan from Manchester United Aberdeen have signed James Wilson on loan from Manchester United for the rest of the season. The former England under-21 international scored on his Manchester United debut in 2014 and becomes manager Derek McInnes' seventh summer signing.

Aberdeen sign Wilson from Manchester United The Dons have signed James Wilson from Manchester United on a season long loan. The 22-year-old burst onto the scene at Old Trafford in 2014 when he scored two goals against Hull City on his debut. Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes has been looking to add another striker to his squad following Adam Rooney's departure to Salford City last month.

Barcelona open to further signings as links with Manchester United star Paul Pogba swirl Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has indicated the club are prepared to make more signings before the transfer window closes as links with Paul Pogba swirl.

Barca waiting in wings for Pogba That has led to more speculation over his future and reports on Monday claim Barca are waiting in the wings and will hope to finally land the former Juventus man in January.

Manchester United's late offer for player obliges club to seek new deal Diego Godin was one of the defenders who Manchester United reportedly made a late approach for in the summer window. In theory it may have been a relatively simple deal to do. The Uruguayan has a €20m buyout clause and Ed Woodward and co may have felt throwing a huge amount of money at him would surely do the trick.

The Paul Pogba move that Manchester United need to make Former Man Utd defender Wes Brown believes Paul Pogba could be the answer to inspiring United back to their title winning best.

Transfer news and gossip: Liverpool keeper eyes Serie A switch, Manchester United defender set for exit Here's the latest news, rumours and gossip in Monday's newspapers and online… Barcelona privately accept that Manchester United will not sell Paul Pogba this month but will continue their interest in the way they also eventually signed Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool last January.

Rio Ferdinand feels Manchester United should have signed this World Cup star Manchester United legend-turned-pundit Rio Ferdinand feels the club should have made more efforts to sign Toby Alderweireld from Tottenham Hotspur during the recently concluded transfer window.

Reports link Aberdeen with Manchester United striker Wilson The Dons are set to sign Manchester United striker James Wilson on loan, according to reports. The 22-year-old burst onto the scene at Old Trafford with two goals on debut against Hull City in 2014 and reportedly had a medical at Pittodrie yesterday.