Manchester United, who spent 150 million pounds ($245.18 million) on new players in the summer, might need to spend another 100 million pounds before they can compete for the Premier League title, according to former defender Phil Neville.
They cheered him to the Old Trafford rafters just for warming up on the touchline, then roared their approval when he finally made it onto the pitch as a Manchester United player in the 67th minute of Sunday`s 4-0 win over Queens Park Rangers.
After a GBP 16million move to Arsenal from Manchester United on deadline transfer day this summer, Danny Welbeck will be eager to start a new chapter in his life. Arsenal host champions Manchester City at the Emirates on Saturday, and Welbeck's debut for the Gunners couldn't have come at a better time. For Welbeck, this journey is an important one and he will look to grab it with both hands to be Arsenal's new striking face.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal, gave his explaination on Friday on why Danny Welbeck was sold to Arsenal on transfer deadline day. He said that the England international was below the standards required at Old Trafford and there were younger players waiting to come through who had the potential to make more of themselves.
Manchester United`s transfer window spending spree can help restore their attacking flair and spark a renewed challenge for a Champions League spot, according to their former England player Paul Scholes.
When Stuart Attwell blew the final whistle at Stadium:mk on August 26, the final score read: MK Dons 4-0 Manchester United. It was the very same day that United smashed the British transfer record to land one of world football’s hottest properties in Angel Di Maria.
Manchester United's sale of home-grown talented forward Danny Welbeck, to rivals Arsenal have not gone well with former United players and staff. Welbeck who was in Manchester since the age of seven, had come up through the ranks to be a member of the first team. Welbeck was touted to be a future of the club and carry on United's success in producing promising home talent. But his move to London has seen many former players questioning the move and the latest of them was Rio Ferdinand.