Manchester United star’s future hangs in balance

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to become a free agent on July 1. The Swedish striker signed a one-year deal with United last summer with an option for an additional year. The veteran striker made a good start to life in Premier League and it was widely assumed that United would exercise the option of an additional year. However, a knee ligament injury cut short Ibrahimovic’s season in the Europa League game against Anderlecht in April, and now he is not expected to return to action before the…

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A look at the Premier League Golden Boot race

An untimely injury to Tottenham striker Harry Kane has thrown open the race for the Premier League Golden Boot. At the time of writing, Everton frontman Romelu Lukaku leads the race with 21 goals. Tottenham ace Harry Kane is not far behind him, but he is ruled out with an injury at the moment. Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez and Chelsea’s Diego Costa also remain in contention, and their presence definitely makes this race a lot more entertaining. One can also not rule out Man Utd star Zlatan Ibrahimovic from making a late surge…

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Defender wants to join Manchester United, star player in contract talks

Atletico Madrid defender Jose Gimenez is keen on a summer move to Manchester United, according to a report from Manchester Evening News. United manager Jose Mourinho is supposedly a fan of the player and considered buying him during the January transfer window. Gimenez is undoubtedly a talented player, but he currently finds himself behind the centre-back partnership of Diego Godín and Stefan Savic this season. He has managed just 16 stars for Diego Simeone’s side in the current season. The 22-year-old has a £56million buyout clause in his contract, but…

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Man Utd vs Southampton – EFL Cup Final Preview

An intriguing match-up in the EFL Cup final at Wembley sees two managers appointed last summer aim to secure the first trophy of their respective tenures, as Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United take on Claude Puel’s Southampton. It is a meeting that brings about recollections of when the sides met in the 1976 FA Cup final, where a Bobby Stokes goal gave the then Second Division Saints the proudest moment of their history. And although victory here would not be quite as much of an upset, the South coast club are…

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Highlights: Zlatan’s bicyle kick, Origi and Firmino dribbles

Chelsea, Leicester City, Liverpool and Manchester United were all in friendly action against quality opposition, as they edged closer to the start of the 2016-2017 Premier League season. The following events were the biggest highlights: Talk about an instant impact! #ZlatanTime Switch over now to watch live on #MUTVHD. https://t.co/C8QYQI3308 — Manchester United (@ManUtd) 30 juli 2016 Rashford’s run and Zlatan’s applause Rashford’s run! 👊 Zlatan’s reaction! 😄 Watch the game again on #MUTVHD at 23:00 BST. https://t.co/WgEtobj8W5 — Manchester United (@ManUtd) 30 juli 2016 Hazard’s double Hazard goal.pic.twitter.com/9ETsMnCWJj —…

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Manchester United announce squad numbers and have a little suprise

On Thursday, Manchester United announced their squad numbers for the upcoming 2016-2017 season. It’s always interesting to see which numbers the new signings get. Zlatan Ibrahimovic will wear the number 9, with Anthony Martials switching to 11 and Adnan Januzaj to 15. Henrikh Mkhitaryan gets number 22 and Eric Bailly number 3. Check out the full list here: #MUFC‘s provisional squad numbers for 2016/17: pic.twitter.com/dlwFy62Iaq — Manchester United (@ManUtd) 21 juli 2016 No player is wearing number 13 but that’s no exception. The big surprise was the number 6, which…

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Twitter exploded as Ibrahimovic announced his new club

Former Sweden and Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has confirmed he will sign for Manchester United after leaving the Ligue 1 champions. Not surprisingly, Twitter exploded when the 34-year-old striker announced his new club: No champions league football but still get the tops #ibrahimovic #mufc — MORE THAN A KING (@abdu00nine) 30 juni 2016 You’ve got to welcome the arrival of one Zlatan Ibrahimovic no matter which club you pledged your allegiance to… — Firdauz As’at (@Furudeusu) 30 juni 2016 Imagine Marcus Rashford & Anthony Martial knowing they have Zlatan Ibrahimovic…

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirms he’s joining Manchester United

The wait if finally over: Zlatan Ibrahimovic will team up with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United next season. The 34-year-old striker confirmed his move to Old Trafford on his Instagram account. Time to let the world know. My next destination is @manchesterunited #iamcoming Een foto die is geplaatst door IAmZlatan (@iamzlatanibrahimovic) op 30 Jun 2016 om 7:56 PDT A report by The Guardian earlier this week claimed Manchester United were close to signing the Sweden superstar, who left PSG after winning yet another Ligue 1 title while to win the…

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Manchester United closing in on two huge signings

Manchester United are closing in on the signings of both Sweden superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Borussia Dortmund playmaker Henrikh Mikhitaryan, according to a report by The Guardian. Jose Mourinho is attempting to improve his squad after replacing Louis van Gaal and has already signed Eric Bailly from Villarreal. But now, the Red Devils are on the verge of signing two big names. Ibrahimovic has been linked with a summer transfer all season long and decided against extending his contract with Paris Saint-Germain, making himself a free agent during the transfer market.…

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Conflicting reports on Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s move to Manchester United

Various media outlets have claimed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s move to Manchester United is all but done. If these reports are to be believed, the Sweden international will join the Manchester club following the ongoing Euro Cup. However, German publication Bild has made a bold claim that Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich have held secret talks with the 34-year-old. Ibrahimovic has previously worked with Bayern manager Carlo Ancelotti at Paris Saint-Germain and playing for one of the biggest European clubs could prove to be a huge temptation for the striker. It will…

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Manchester United set to complete two signings, also interested in Ligue 1 starlet

Manchester United are closing on a couple of deals in the transfer market, according to latest reports. After a prolonged spell of speculation, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is finally set to sign for Manchester United. Sky Sports report that United manager Jose Mourinho is determined to bring the Sweden international as his first signing to Old Trafford. Ibrahimovic, who is a free agent, is set to sign a one-year contract with the Red Devils before the Euro Championship kicks off on June 10. United are also in talks with La Liga club…

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UEFA ranks James Milner among best players at Euro 2016

Euro 2016 in France is approaching fast. In light of the tournament, the UEFA has published the results of their specially designed player barometer, which analyses statistics and performance data. The current top three, as the rankings is updated regularly, has been the same for some time now. With Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo leading the way, followed by Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic and France’s Antoine Griezmann. Another France international, West Ham’s Dimitri Payet, has been dubbed a fast riser by the UEFA and is currently ranked fourth. Just in front of…James Milner. The…

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Manchester United to beat competition for La Liga star, at risk of losing out on top class striker

Jose Mourinho has been in charge of Manchester United for a couple of days now, but his only moves so far have been extending the contracts of talents Marcus Rashford and Cameron Borthwick-Jackson. However, things are looking to change for the Red Devils as it is reported that United will beat main rival Juventus for the services of Valencia’s Andre Gomes. A report by respected Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio claims negotiations between Valencia and the Serie A champions have stalled due to the price-tag of the 22-year-old Portuguese midfielder. The La Liga outfit are said…

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Player’s agent puts an end to Manchester United’s dream transfer

It has been one of the biggest questions of the football year: where will Zlatan Ibrahimovic play next season? The Sweden international told the world he won’t resign with Paris Saint-Germain this summer, opening the door for a new adventure for the striker who scored 50 goals in 51 appearances in all competitions for the Ligue 1 champions this season at the age of 34. Many top clubs have been linked to the former Ajax, Juventus, Inter, Milan and Barcelona star, but Manchester United have been rumoured to be the…

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Jose Mourinho’s reported earnings and Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s wage demands at Manchester United are massive

Manchester United have officially appointed former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho as their new manager. He signed a three-year contract, according to the club’s website. However, the question that remains: how much will the Special One be paid at Old Trafford? Reports are varied over Mourinho’s wage with the Red Devils: The Independent are talking about the Portuguese earning £10 million a year, with Mourinho making a total of £30 million from 2016 to 2019. The Times report Mourinho will earn £12 million a year, which would result in earnings of £36 million…

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Manchester United to launch massive transfer bids, facing huge competition for star striker

With Jose Mourinho expected to be announced as Manchester United’s new manager this week, the transfer rumour mill hasn’t stopped spinning. The Red Devils remain the only Premier League club Zlatan Ibrahimovic has considered during the past few months, but according to a report by Sky Sports, United are facing serious competition from an unnamed Chinese club that have tabled a deal worth £53 million over two years. Meanwhile, United have held talks with Kostas Manolas’s agent regarding a summer move for the Roma centre-back, according to Italian journalist Gianluca Di…

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Jose Mourinho to get shocking new assistant at Manchester United

Manchester United have sacked Louis Van Gaal in order to appoint Jose Mourinho as their new manager for next season. The Portuguese has been linked with the Red Devils for months, as the Dutchman was unable to guide the club to Champions League football and fans were not pleased with the team’s performances. According to The Sun (via Bleacher Report), the coaching change at Old Trafford will have some consequences on the bench. The reports states that Ryan Giggs will turn down any coaching role under Mourinho and leave Manchester United this…

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Star players hand Manchester United boost to fire Louis Van Gaal, Jose Mourinho lined up

Jose Mourinho has been told by Manchester United that he is their first choice to replace Louis Van Gaal if the current manager leaves Old Trafford this summer, according to Sky Sports. The Portuguese, who has been without a job since he was sacked by Chelsea in December, has already claimed that he will be getting back into football management before the next season and has been linked with a move to Old Trafford for months. However, despite numerous reports claiming he will join the Red Devils from the start of…

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Manchester United favourites to sign top striker

Manchester United have emerged as favourites to sign Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the summer. Ligue 1 champions PSG announced that the 34-year-old will be leaving the club once his contract expires in the summer. According to the Telegraph, the Red Devils are interested in signing the Swedish international and have held extensive talks with his agent Mino Raiola. Ibrahimovic has supposedly asked for £300,000-a-week after tax wages, but according to the report, finances won’t prove to be a stumbling block in a potential move. These wages would see Ibrahimovic become…

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Premier League clubs on red alert as PSG star announces he’ll leave Ligue 1

Finally, it’s official. Zlatan Ibrahimovic will leave Paris Saint-Germain at the end of this season, with a number of big Premier League clubs interested in his services. The 34-year-old striker kept his decision secret for almost an entire season, but announced it on his personal Twitter account Friday morning. “I came like a king, left like a legend,” Ibrahimovic wrote, stating he will play his last game at the Parc des Princes on Saturday, when PSG host Nantes. My last game tomorrow at Parc des Princes. I came like a…

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Manchester City starlet enters top 10 most lethal strikers in Europe

Manchester City got eliminated from the Champions League on Wednesday, as the Citizens lost 1-0 at the hands of Real Madrid in their return encounter in the semi-finals at the Santiago Bernabeu. It’s been an up and down season for City, as they lacked the necessary consistency to contend for the Premier League title, despite reaching all-time heights on Europe’s biggest stage. Still, with Pep Guardiola coming in as their new manager and an exciting core of talented players already in place, there’s no need for City fans to doubt…

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Juventus to cross two huge Manchester United transfer plans

Manchester United are ready to once again spend heavily during the upcoming summer transfer window, in order to regain their best form in the Premier League and contend for the title. The Red Devils have been linked with a number of star players, but they are not the only big club planning to put money on the table this summer. In that regard, Serie A champions Juventus are ready to cross United regarding two of their biggest transfer plans. According to various reports in Italy, including one from Corriere dello…

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Jose Mourinho to sign three players at Manchester United

Jose Mourinho has already drawn up his transfer plans if he gets formally appointed at Manchester United. According to the Sun, Mourinho has approved the transfer moves for John Stones, Renato Sanches and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Last summer, when he was in charge of Chelsea, Mourinho attempted to sign Everton defender John Stones, but the Toffees rejected all advances for their player. Benfica youngster Sanches has been strongly linked with a move to United recently and the club have supposedly scouted the Portuguese star on multiple occasions. The 18-year-old is one of the…

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Jose Mourinho reportedly agrees a three-year deal with Manchester United

Jose Mourinho’s reported move to Manchester United has dominated the football headlines for quite some time now. Various media outlets have claimed that the Portuguese manager will take charge of the Red Devils in the summer, while others have contested that Louis Van Gaal will see out his contract at Old Trafford. Now, according to a report in German publication Bild, Mourinho has agreed on a deal with United and will replace Van Gaal in the next summer. The supposed three-year deal will see the Portuguese manager remain in charge…

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These stats might make Premier League top clubs rethink chasing Zlatan Ibrahimovic

On Tuesday, Manchester City reached their first ever Champions League semi-final by beating Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in the return leg, following Kevin De Bruyne’s late goal. For PSG star Zlatan Ibrahimovic it proved to be another disappointment at Europe’s biggest stage, as he has been able to get through to the final four on just one occasion during his illustrious career. That was in 2010 with Barcelona, losing to eventual winner Inter, the team he left to join the Blaugrana. On eight occasions, the Swede has been eliminated in the…

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