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Rio Ferdinand hits out at Martin Keown over Man Utd MOTM award vs Brentford

Rio Ferdinand believes Scott McTominay should have been awarded man of the match ahead of Diogo Dalot in Manchester United’s 3-1 win over Brentford on Wednesday evening. After a sluggish first-half display, United improved after the break and goals from Anthony Elanga, Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford sealed the win for Ralf Rangnick’s side. Former Arsenal centre-back and BT Sport’s co-commentator, Martin Keown, opted to name Dalot, who played at

Elanga praises Ralf Rangnick for bringing a new intensity to the squad

Anthony Elanga praises Ralf Rangnick for bringing a new intensity to the Manchester United squad, refers to David De Gea as a ‘life saver’ – and says it is an honour to line up alongside Cristiano Ronaldo after 3-1 win at Brentford Anthony Elanga praised Ralf Rangnick for bringing a new intensity to the squad Elanga scored the Red Devil’s opening goal in their 3-1 victory over Brentford The 19-year-old

Pay delays raise alarm for Burnley's financial position

EXCLUSIVE: Payment delays raise alarm for Burnley with fears TV funds and transfers will fund their £170m American buyout as new owners ALK Capital struggle to find investment The delay in payment from Burnley’s owners raises fears over the club’s finances Payments are owed to ex-directors and are required to complete their takeover The Clarets sold striker Chris Wood to Newcastle for £25m earlier in January ALK capital declined to

Two things Rangnick got right and two he got wrong as Man Utd punish Brentford

Don’t wait around for updates – sign up for our daily football email newsletter today! Despite being under immense pressure for the majority of the match, Manchester United ran out 3-1 winners against a wasteful Brentford side on Wednesday. Brentford were relentless during a one-sided first half, and United had David De Gea to thank for keeping game goalless, as the home side missed multiple chances to take the lead.

Ex-Man City flop Robinho loses final appeal against gang rape prison sentence

Don’t wait around for updates – sign up for our daily football email newsletter today! Former Manchester City star Robinho has lost his appeal against his conviction for the gang rape of a woman in Milan. The Supreme Court in Rome upheld Robinho's nine-year prison sentence on Wednesday. The sentence was previously upheld in December, 2020. In 2017, Robinho, and five other Brazilians, had been found guilty of the gang

Chelsea sent warning by Timo Werner over Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen futures

Thomas Tuchel slams Chelsea schedule We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Chelsea striker Timo Werner has warned the Blues’ hierarchy that the squad would have ‘heavy hearts’ if Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen are allowed to

Chelsea 'are interested in signing a THIRD Barcelona player in Gavi'

Chelsea ‘are interested in signing a THIRD Barcelona player amid their “serious” pursuit of young midfielder Gavi’… with club having already shown interest in Frenkie de Jong and Sergino Dest this month Chelsea have already been linked with a £33m move for Frenkie de Jong  Blues also considered Sergino Dest among their full-back options this month  But now they are reportedly chasing Barcelona starlet Gavi in a £42m deal  Bayern

Jurgen Klopp gives Harvey Elliott bear hug in viral video

Jurgen Klopp is seen giving Harvey Elliott a bear hug and lifting Liverpool youngster off the ground in viral video before teenager returned to first-team training after suffering dislocated ankle last year Harvey Elliott suffered a horrible injury in the win at Leeds in September  But Liverpool teenager has returned to training just four months after the injury  No one appeared more delighted to see him return than Reds boss

Essien was 'massive Roy Keane fan' - and he nearly joined Man Utd after trial

Michael Essien is one of Chelsea's most iconic players, but he could have turned out for Manchester United following a trial at Old Trafford. Essien, who was then 17, was looking for his first big European move after impressing in his native Ghana. Essien admitted he was a massive fan of United's captain Roy Keane, and Unite were his boyhood side. And the midfielder was 'overjoyed' when he was handed

Arsenal legend tells Cristiano Ronaldo he made a mistake rejoining Man Utd

Cristiano Ronaldo was wrong to rejoin Manchester United and the move has proven a mistake for both sides. That’s according to Arsenal legend Charlie Nicholas, who believes the likes of Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood have suffered from Ronaldo’s return. The 36-year-old returned to Old Trafford from Juventus to much fanfare in August for a fee of around £12million. However, while Ronaldo is United’s top scorer this term, the team