Look away Louis! Paul Scholes goes on a rant about United and van Gaal

Manchester United came away with a late victory in their third round FA Cup matchup with Sheffield United. But that didn’t hold back Paul Scholes to go on a rant about his former team and their manager Louis van Gaal. It took a Wayne Rooney 94th minute penalty to seal The Red Devils’ passing to the fourth round, after Memphis Depay was fouled in the box by Dean Hammon. United’s offensive performance was atrocious, with van Gaal’s side failing to muster a shot on target until after the hour mark, with ironic cheers…

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Man United gossip: Shaw hoping to be back this season, but squad unbalanced says United legend

Here is Wednesday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United: Luke Shaw is reportedly hoping that he will be back playing before the end of the season, according to the Daily Star. The left-back had surgery on the double leg fracture suffered during the defeat to PSV Eindhoven, and the Star have suggested that he will not be out for quite as long as first feared. Hector Moreno has apologised for the challenge that led to Shaw’s horrific injury, according to BBC Sport. The defender – who suffered a similar injury…

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Man United hero SLAMS David de Gea’s attitude amid exit speculation

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has criticised David de Gea after the goalkeeper’s attitude was called into question amid speculation linking the stopper with a move to Real Madrid, The Sun report. Louis van Gaal has left arguably the Red Devils’ player of the season from the last campaign out of the squad for every game of the season so far, with Argentinian Sergio Romero taking his place, while Sam Johnstone has been the former Sampdoria man’s understudy. The Dutchman claimed that the 24-year-old had lost focus as talk persisted…

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Man United hero backs Louis van Gaal’s men to win Champions League if they sign Pedro

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes believes that his old club can win the Champions League this season, but only if they add a player of Pedro’s calibre, the Daily Express report. The Express claim that while Premier League champions Chelsea have staked a late claim to bag the Barcelona man’s signature, United’s chief executive Ed Woodward flew out to the Spanish city on Monday to try and finalise a deal for the 28-year-old. And Scholes – who helped the side win the competition in 1999 and 2008 – suggested that…

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Steven Gerrard loses out to Manchester United legend in greatest Premier League midfielder poll

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard made his very last appearance for the club at Anfield against Crystal Palace on Saturday evening, and his side lost 1-3 after a miserable performance. His day will be tainted more by the fact that he lost out to former England team-mate Paul Scholes in a Sky Sports poll that chose the Premier League’s greatest ever midfielder. Gerrard was joined by Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard and the former United duo of Roy Keane and Scholes as the four chosen candidates for fans to choose from. But despite…

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