Rio Ferdinand has commented that Manchester United should sign a deal with Jaden Sancho soon and present him the number 7 shirt. United has been closely linked with a transfer deal regarding him. They are also looking forward to signing other players but Ferdinand wants Sancho to be their first preference. They are ready to spend a huge amount to bring Sancho to the pitch if Old Trafford.
With the football leagues suspended for nearly two months, the committee is putting forward discussions on the resumption of the games. Premier League will mostly be resumed by June 8 and the football committee hopes to finish the season by the end of July. The English league was suspended in the middle of March and the clubs have called up a meeting on this Friday to discuss further complications regarding the resuming of the game.
Arsenal’s proposition of wage cuts is getting more positive traction, as per the new reports. They have offered 12.5 per cent wage cut for a year with the incentive that if the team qualifies for Champions League then full payment will be given but the players were against the decision. If they have agreed to the deal, it would have resulted in a wage cut of £25 million from their annual wage £230 million. But the new report confirms that the players are replying positively to the deal.
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes the club should decide against a move for Philippe Coutinho this summer. The Red Devils have been previously credited with an interest in the Barcelona man but Ferdinand feels the club don’t require the player’s services, particularly after the signing of Bruno Fernandes in January.
Former Manchester United goalkeeper Mark Bosnich has said that the Red Devils may forget about their prospects of making the top four, should they succumb to a defeat at the hands of Chelsea after the winter break. The Red Devils are presently six points adrift of fourth-placed Blues in the standings and a defeat would definitely hamper their chances of qualifying for next season’s Champions League through the division.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said that it is unrealistic that the Citizens will catch Liverpool in the race for the Premier League title. The Citizens recently reduced the gap to the leaders down to 11 points with a victory over Leicester City but they have played an extra game as the Reds were on Club World Cup duty over the weekend.
Speaking in a press conference, Guardiola said that he is not optimistic of the Citizens’ comeback in the Premier League title race, particularly with the Reds losing just one league game over the past 18 months, he told: “When a team has 16 victories from 17 [games] it’s unrealistic to think we are going to chase them. It’s unrealistic right now.