Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci has called for the champions to underline their status in Italy`s Serie A after a European slip-up in midweek that has injected extra belief into Roma ahead of the sides` Serie A showdown on Sunday.
Manchester United may have sold homegrown Danny Welbeck and spent over 150 million pounds ($241.88 million) on imports but they will never abandon their policy of giving youngsters a chance, Ryan Giggs said on Wednesday.
It was a sort of change of guard at Old Trafford on Saturday. Not to be confused with the arrival of Louis van Gaal as the new Manchester United manager, though! The opening match of the 2014-15 English Premier League season between United and Swansea witnessed a new player in the number 11 shirt manning the left-wing at Old Trafford.
Oh captain, my captain! Louis van Gaal will look to hand over the skipper`s arm band to Wayne Rooney as the United stalwart looks destined to prosper under the new role. Rooney loves responsibility and going by the players the Dutchman has under his belt, the England striker is his best bet.
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 Ryan Giggs will be in charge for Manchester United`s pre-season training Monday as newly appointed manager Louis van Gaal is still at the FIFA World Cup with the Netherlands reaching the semi-finals.
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.