Sir Alex Ferguson is now free to go all out to grab the service of Dutch midfielder Wesley Sneijder this summer. New Inter Milan coach Gian Piero Gasperini who was unveiled at the Sansiro yesterday talked about cashing on his valuable player in the transfer market.
Quoted on Football Italiano, Gasperini said: “Wesley is a great player and his situation does not worry me. It’s difficult to know what can happen in the next 50 days of the transfer market.” He added: “Two years ago Ibrahimovic left the club but the team became even stronger.”
As he now has a back up in the form of Ricky Alvarez who is signed from Argentine champions Velez Sarsfield, it is possible for him sell the 2010 champions league hero. United is keen to add some creativity to their midfield minus Paul scholes. Spurs midfielder Luka Modric is seen as the prime target for the champions recently, but after this revealing they can turn the sights back on to the former Real Madrid schemer.
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Ferguson face-to-face with Giggs.
On the first day of the pre-season training yesterday, Old Trafford legend Ryan Giggs had a face to face showdown with Sir Alex Ferguson, who is sickened by the Welshman’s cheating ways, according to the Daily Star.
It says that of the recent allegations against the long serving midfielder, his sister in law’s claim that Giggs used to sneak her into United’s team hotel for sex before matches has annoyed the manager most.
Giggs, drove away from United’s training ground while his team- mates were still warming up. A United staff member was quoted as saying: “Ryan left early. I expect he has a lot to think about right now. If he expected an easy ride from the club he isn’t going to get one”
Valencia avoids serious injury.
Ecuador midfielder Antonio Valencia escaped from a severe injury and will miss only the next match of their Copa America campaign- against Venezuela on Saturday.
The Manchester united winger got his left angle injured when a Paraguay player stepped on his foot, it’s been later revealed that there is no fracture. He was in treatment table for about six months last season for the injury he collected on the same angle in a champions league tie against Rangers.
Tony Ocampo, Ecuador’s team doctor, told Eurosport: “[His opponent] stepped on his foot and very nearly fractured it again. He has a bruise on the spot where he has a titanium plate, he couldn’t put his weight on his foot, but the swelling has gone down about 40 per cent since Sunday. He won’t make it for Saturday but he’ll be there for Brazil [on 13 July].”