Chelsea on Thursday confirmed that John Terry has signed a new one-year contract, which will keep the club captain until the end of 2015-16 season. His previous deal expires at the end of the current season.
Manchester United left back Luke Shaw has had a injury ridden first season and that has affected his performances too. The English international was replaced by Phil Jones in United's FA Cup quarter-final match against Arsenal at half-time after another hamstring injury.
Louis van Gaal will need to get all his tactical experience in shape as Manchester United step in a crucial journey ahead with a tough set of fixtures in the Premier League showdown. After the team's exit in the FA Cup quarters against rivals Arsenal at Old Trafford on Monday, United's only solace lie in a top four finish in the EPL.
Few Manchester United fans thought life after Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford would be easy but fewer would have imagined the possibility of a second successive season without any silverware and devoid of Champions League football.
Wayne Rooney has never won an FA Cup winner`s medal and the Manchester United captain is desperate to get his hands on one having fallen in love with the competition watching his team lose the final 20 years ago.