Category: Manchester United

Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football. Nicknamed “the Red Devils”, the club was founded as Newton Heath LYR Football Club in 1878, changed its name to Manchester United in 1902 and moved to its current stadium, Old Trafford, in 1910.

Manchester United have won a record 20 League Titles, a joint-record 12 FA Cups, 5 League Cups and a record 21 FA Community Shields. The club has also won three European Cups, one UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, one UEFA Super Cup, one Intercontinental Cup and one FIFA Club World Cup. In 1998–99, the club became the first in the history of English football to achieve the treble of the Premier League, the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League.[3]

The 1958 Munich air disaster claimed the lives of eight players. In 1968, under the management of Matt Busby, Manchester United became the first English football club to win the European Cup. Alex Ferguson won 38 trophies, including 13 Premier League titles, 5 FA Cups and 2 UEFA Champions Leagues, between 1986 and 2013,[4][5][6] when he announced his retirement. José Mourinho is the club’s current manager, having been appointed on 27 May 2016.

Manchester United was the highest-earning football club in the world for 2015–16, with an annual revenue of €689 million,[7] and the world’s third most valuable football club in 2015, valued at £1.98 billion.[8] As of June 2015, it is the world’s most valuable football brand, estimated to be worth $1.2 billion.[9][10] It is one of the most widely supported football teams in the world.[11][12]

After being floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1991, the club was purchased by Malcolm Glazer in May 2005 in a deal valuing the club at almost £800 million, after which the company was taken private again. In August 2012, Manchester United made an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange. The club holds several rivalries, most notably with Liverpool, Manchester City and Leeds United, and more recently with Arsenal.

Carrick and Fellaini to depart as Manchester United submit released list

Fellaini Mourinho - Football Weeks

Midfielders Michael Carrick and Marouane Fellaini will see their playing days at Old Trafford coming to an end this summer after Manchester United submitted their released list to the Premier League. Carrick, Michael Johnstone, Max Oliver Kenyon, Jake Barry Moutha-Sebtaoui, Ilias Redmond, Devonte Vincent Richardson, Theo Huw Riley, Joe Scott, Charlie Thomas Carrick is hanging […]

Man Utd’s hopes of agreeing deal for Real Madrid forward hit stumbling block

Manchester United’s hopes of agreeing a deal for Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale have hit a major stumbling block, with the Telegraph reporting that Bayern Munich have entered the race for his signature. In the aftermath of Real’s Champions League final victory over Liverpool, the 28-year-old hinted he could depart the Santiago Bernabeu this summer […]

Tottenham will agree deal with Man Utd for 29-year-old on one condition

According to The S*n, Tottenham Hotspur will agree a deal with Manchester United for Toby Alderweireld as long as Anthony Martial is included. The Londoners are keen to strengthen their attack this summer and would allow Alderweireld to leave if it meant the United forward came in the opposite direction. Alderweireld joined Spurs from Atletico […]

Bad news for Manchester United as AC Milan close in on midfielder

Fellaini Mourinho - Football Weeks

AC Milan have confirmed they’ve made an approach for Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini this summer, reports The S*n. The 30-year-old is out of contract in the coming weeks and has rejected an extension. Milan have been linked with Fellaini for some time and Sporting Director Massimiliano Mirabelli revealed the Serie A giants were close […]

Man Utd could trigger release clause for Antonio Valencia replacement

Elseid Hysaj - Napoli

Manchester United are considering triggering the £44m release clause of Napoli defender Elseid Hysaj, with manager Jose Mourinho said to be signing the Albanian full-back as a long-term replacement for Antonio Valencia. Hysaj is one of the best performing right-backs over the last two seasons and could be on his way to Old Trafford after […]