It seems as though Manchester United are on the verge of securing their first signing of the Louis van Gaal era, with the club willing to meet the player’s buy-out clause.
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It seems like Louis van Gaal has enough to think about, with the Netherlands World Cup preparation, Manchester United’s squad overhaul and also who will make up his backroom staff.
Manchester Executive Vice Chairman has said that club legend Paul Scholes will be offered a coaching role at the club and he would like to discuss his future involvement.
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has conducted a blunt analysis of England striker Wayne Rooney ahead of the World Cup, suggesting his best may be behind him.
You may have seen over the weekend that four Manchester United players were voted into the PFA Team of the Year.
Two of the four – Robin van Persie and Michael Carrick – were obvious picks.
Paul Scholes - A player inundated with such natural technical ability and awareness that the moment the ball arrives to his feet not only could he tell you precisely where every player was positioned on the pitch, but he could pick each and every one of them out with ease.
Everybody has a favourite player but for me I have two which share that honour and one of them is Ryan Giggs. The other being our 38 year old magician Paul Scholes.
And so the story of one of our own, part of the youth team that proved kids can win everything, heads to Paris to play for free in what may be the final chapter of his career.
David Beckham, the man whose name will be forever chanted at Old Trafford as a footnote to the praise of his world class successor Cristiano Ronaldo, moves his celebrity family to another world city.
Is there such thing as loyalty in football these days?
The likes of Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Francesco Totti are all in the twilight of their careers and while there are still a few one-club men out there, with the exception of players such as Steven Gerrard, Iker Casillas and Carles Puyol who are unlikely to move anywhere but their respective clubs, the loyalty is largely gone.
He’s made over 400 appearances for the club in his 10 seasons at Manchester United, winning 13 major trophies to date, but is Rio Ferdinand’s career at Old Trafford coming to an end?
Frustrating though the draw in Wales was to a Manchester United team boasting much of our best XI, the post game claim by Sir Alex Ferguson that Robin van Persie could have been killed seemed a most exaggerated response. Frustration shared Sir Alex but come on, it's a ball not a coin or missile.
Manchester United vs QPR is a fixture which evokes memories of many great games of the past, with players like Rodney Marsh looming large in those memories.
QPR were always a team that played with style, like West Ham United, a tradition of passing football and players who knew how to entertain.