After having maximum impact in shaping Manchester City's Premier League title winning campaign last season, Yaya Toure has failed to continue in the same vein. The former Barcelona midfielder was criticised by pundits and fans alike for a poor performance against Bayern Munich in the Champions League match-day one encounter in Munich on Wednesday in which the visitors lost 0-1.
Manchester United legend Paul Scholes is of the opinion that Real Madrid has left themselves vulnerable to defend their Champions League title by selling midfielders Xabi Alonso andAngel Di Maria and opened the door to an English winner.
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.
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.
Manchester United`s famed "Class of `92" including Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Gary Neville donned their soccer boots for possibly one last time on Thursday and immediately wished they had left them in the loft.
Former midfielder Paul Scholes says new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has a "massive task" on his hands and questions whether the club`s hierarchy are up to the job of restoring the club`s fortunes.
Manchester United`s, new interim manager, Ryan Giggs will hope to carry on the faith his boyhood club has shown on him. After the sacking of former manager, David Moyes, Giggs finds himself in a position where he always wanted to be in, after his playing career.
The brother of Manchester United player coach Ryan Giggs, whose wife had an affair with the veteran player, has reportedly supported his sibling on Twitter over a discussion over Giggs` appointment as manager.