Manchester United stars could be returning to training on May 18. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team last trained together over six weeks ago.
According to Daily Mail, players must arrive alone and drive back in their dirty training equipment, which they must wash at home. Laundry facilities and showers are among the facilities off-limits to the squad for the near future.
Ed Woodward's transfer promise to the fans
Manchester United chief executive Ed Woodard has promised, the club will continue to be competitive in the transfer market. However, he admitted the club will not avoid the impact of the Covid-19.
"It’s always a top priority for us to strengthen the team and build on what Ole is very clearly achieving in terms of bringing us back to the top. But we’ve got to have clarity on what the future holds," said Woodward. (Via the Mirror)
“What will happen with the remainder of this season? What is the impact on next season? Is it behind closed doors or in front of fans? What’s the impact on broadcast deals, sponsorship deals? What’s the impact on domestic cups?
“Also, we don’t yet know what’s going to happen with regards to the FA Cup - we’re obviously still in that in the quarter-finals. What’s going to happen to that next season if the season is truncated a little bit to squeeze in Premier League games? Does that have a knock-on on domestic cups? There are many, many moving parts.”
Rio Ferdinand has backed Paul Pogba to leave Manchester United
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has backed Paul Pogba to leave Old Trafford.
Ferdinand believes, Manchester United are partly to blame for Pogba's weaknesses.
Rio Ferdinand said (via Metro) : “If I’m him and I’ve been treated the way he has with the media etc I’d be saying 'You know what I don’t need this in my life. There’s more to life than coming here and getting criticised when he’s not even playing.
“Why be a part of that?’ If I was him, honestly…. United fans won’t thank me for it but I’d be thinking that. I think it’s unfair some of the criticism he gets and some of that is based on social media presence which I think is ridiculous.”
Saul Niguez could be available for a cut-price fee
Atletico Madrid could be set to halve their asking price to £65m for Man United target Saul Niguez, according to AS
. The La Liga club will be forced into a firesale if the season is not completed due to coronavirus pandemic.
Jadon Sancho and his number 7
Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho is moving closer to Manchester United transfer, with the England international reportedly being offered famous number 7 shirt. (via MEN
Thomas Partey transfer blow
Thomas Partey’s father has dropped a fresh hint the player could be joining Arsenal this summer, amid reports linking him with Manchester United.
Speaking to TruFM ‘Sports World Show’ Jacob Partey spoke of the rumoured interest (via Football.london): “I called my son after hearing the rumours and he told me that the rumours are true. He told me they are holding talks between him and Arsenal. It all depends on the offer Atletico are demanding.
“If he goes to Arsenal fine, they have a lot of supporters in Ghana.I will be happy if he decides to move to Arsenal. What they are discussing now is how Atletico will release him.”