Man United considering bid for Barcelona defender as cover for Luke Shaw

Manchester United are considering a possible move for Barcelona full-back Adriano as cover for the injured Luke Shaw, according to the Metro. Shaw is out for most of the season after sustaining a broken leg during the Champions League defeat to PSV Eindhoven (via Metro), and while Louis van Gaal has other options available, the Metro suggest that some transfer activity in January is highly likely. While Leeds United’s Charlie Taylor has been linked, van Gaal is hoping to use his strong relationship with Luis Enrique to try and force…

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Man United gossip: Red Devils hero PRAISES Hector Moreno’s challenge, while Championship prospect targeted

Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United: Former United captain Roy Keane has praised the challenge made by Hector Moreno that led to Luke Shaw’s horrific injury, according to the Daily Mirror. The tough-tackling midfielder also suggested that it was only after it was clear that Shaw was severely hurt that anyone had a problem with the attempt to win the ball. “I thought it was a brilliant challenge. I love the physical side of the game. You can always tell by the players’ reactions – they are…

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Man United plot £4m bid for Leeds United prospect Charlie Taylor

Manchester United are reportedly planning to make a £4m bid for Leeds United left-back Charlie Taylor, according to the Daily Star. The Red Devils were hoping to prise one of the brightest talents in Uwe Rosler’s squad away in the summer, but due to the horrific injury sustained by Luke Shaw against PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League, the Premier League side now plan to make their bid in January (via Star). The 21-year-old is now one of the first names on Rosler’s teamsheet, after establishing himself midway through last…

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