It doesn’t matter which club you are. Whether you’re Hereford or Barcelona, every once in a while a club has to let go a young talent that ideally they’d have liked to have kept. It happens all the time in the football.
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As we move towards the shopping season, the transfer window will open and our shop window is open for several players who appear not to be making the grade at Manchester United.
What sides really can win the Champions League this year? Realistically it will be one of the usual suspects, won’t it? I believe this season’s competition will be won by one of Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, Bayern Munich, the reigning champions Chelsea or Manchester United.
Over the years the crème de la crème of European football’s top clubs have been criticised for poaching young talent not only from abroad but from smaller clubs in their own domestic leagues. This has happened for years, believe it or not.
Forget about all the talented players that have been linked with a move to Old Trafford this year, one player Manchester United should seriously consider signing this summer who would prove to be pivotal and important, is David Beckham.
Think about this for a second. A firework doesn’t last a long time. It builds up with anticipation, let’s rip, dazzles for a few seconds and fades out leaving its audience appreciating its sight.
Manchester United extended their lead at the top of the table to four points after hitting a disjointed Wolves side for five on a bright sunny afternoon at Molineux.
Footballers are philosophical animals, which is why Patrice Evra's claim that winning the Premier League rescues Manchester United’s season rings so hollow.
Tom Cleverley has been hailed as the future midfield maestro at Manchester United - for a young player who had a decent loan spell at Wigan Athletic last season, that is a strong statement and maybe he's been over hyped just a little too much too soon.
There is no questioning the fact that the game of football has evolved over the years, some will argue for better, some for worse. The game today is played at a faster pace & involves more skill & tactics than in previous years, footballers are now athletes.
The re-registration of Paul Scholes as a Premier League player with the Champions in mid-season raises a number of questions for fans of the club that started out the season as Barcelona's closest challengers in Europe only to tumble out of the Champions League and the Carling Cup, ravaged by injuries and loss of form of key players.
So Manchester United entered 2012 depleted by injuries after a loss to a team who came to Old Trafford to put up the shutters, aiming for a point. What is there to do?