Author: Jack Cristian

Author, Writer. And Editor at United Journal. Find me on Twitter: @UtdOptimist.

Manchester United is making progress on a deal for Ajax defender Jurrien Timber according to a report. It’s no secret that Manchester is in desperate need of a central defender after the poor form of captain Harry Maguire and injuries to French defender Raphael Varane. Timber was an integral part of Erik ten Hag’s team that won the just-concluded Eredivisie league title earlier this month and has been touted for a move to the theater of dreams. Ten Hag, according to 90min, has wasted no time in making it known to United’s hierarchy who his top targets are, with four…

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Paulo Dybala’s agent has held talks with Manchester United according to a report. Paulo Dybala is set to leave Juventus this summer when his contract with the club expires. Manchester United as well as other English clubs are said to be interested in signing the 28-year-old.Man United were previously linked with the Argentine in the 2019 summer transfer window when Solskjaer was in charge. Although many reports at the time had it that the deal was close. However, in the end, the deal didn’t materialize due to issues with the player’s image rights. .The star forward joined Juventus in 2015…

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Rio Ferdinand has slammed Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick for airing the club’s “dirty laundry in public” and suggested the club should stop him from doing interviews.Ralf Rangnick since joining the club has spoken openly about some of the issues at the club but Rio Ferdinand believes he is crossing the line even though many United fans agree with what the German coach has said.“I don’t agree with the way that he’s airing the dirty laundry in public while he’s still in the hot seat, while he’s still in there,” he told FIVE YouTube show.“It’s nice sometimes for fans,…

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It was reported earlier this month that Rashford will consider his future at Old Trafford if he continues to be left out of the starting Lineup.The 24-year-old has made 26 appearances in all competitions this season scoring just five goals and assisting just two and was recently left out of England’s squad due to his current dip in form.Marcus Rashford’s current deal expires in 2023 – with the option of a one-year extension held by the club — and it would ostensibly take a lot of money — probably close to £100 million to get his signature. According to Football…

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United also want an ex-player to be Ten Hag’s assistant, Ferdinand and Robin Van Persie under consideration.Manchester United want to make a decision on their next permanent manager as soon as possible. However, they have not put a formal deadline on the process, which is being led by Darren Fletcher and John Murtough.Ten Hag has a contract at Ajax that runs until the summer of 2023, but United’s good relationship with the Dutch club – former goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar is chief executive – allowed them to speak to him.Ajax is in a great position with stability running through…

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Manchester United suffered a 4-1 loss at the Etihad on Sunday to put a further dent in their hopes of finishing in the Premier League top four. Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez scored twice as the Blue side of Manchester embarrassed the Red Devil’s in the 5 goals thrilling game where Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba played up top in the absence of injured strikers Cristiano Ronaldo and Edinson Cavani. Before the Derby game, there were reports of Harry Maguire’s teammates questioning whether he is of the required standard to lead the team. More criticism is sure to come…

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Manchester United are still in search of a new manager that will replace interim boss, Ralf Rangnick, Paris Saint-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino and Ajax’s Erik ten Hag are the leading candidates for the job.Ralf Rangnick joined Manchester United back in November to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as interim coach and will move upstairs to a two-year consultancy role at the end of the season.There’s been reports of Manchester United looking to retain and make him their permanent manager but according to Forbes recent report, the club have no intention of offering their interim manager Ralf Rangnick the position on a…

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Cristiano Ronaldo may be looking to leave Manchester United as early as in the summer, a season after his dramatic return to Old Trafford. Reports have stated that the 37-year-old’s representatives have already voiced their concerns regarding the club’s decline and will be keen to move on at the end of the season if they fail to qualify for next season’s Champions League.According to 90min, Paris Saint Germain are interested in signing the Portuguese international from Manchester United in the summer.Ronaldo, who has scored 15 goals in all competitions this season, is under contract at Old Trafford until June 2024…

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Manchester United are ready to sit down with goalkeeper David de Gea to discuss his long-term future at the club according to a reportDe Gea signed a new contract in 2019 and is tied up until 2023, with an option for an additional year. Yet as we get towards the end of this season United will be tempted to ensure the stability of their squad by looking to extend the agreement.Now, according to 90min, Manchester United are ready to sit down with the goalkeeper and his representatives to discuss his future at the club.The 31-year-old is one of the highest…

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Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel has criticized Paul Pogba’s performance in Tuesday night’s draw with Burnley despite the midfielder getting on the scoresheet.More: Player ratings: Burnley 1-1 Manchester UnitedManchester United are on the verge of losing the race for the top four after only managing a 1-1 draw at Turf Moor, with Jay Rodriguez firing past David de Gea at the start of the second half to cancel out Pogba’s first-half opener.Paul Pogba started his second consecutive match since returning from injury and was on the score sheet after a lovely finish. Pogba celebrate scoring against Burnley. Image: Twitter However,…

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