Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs says the side have to go all out for a win against Chelsea this weekend. United are already four points behind Chelsea in the title race and if they lose the match, Giggs says a seven point gap will be difficult to claw back.
Darren Fletcher has said that Chelsea are vulnerable ahead of the Premier League match this weekend. He has commented on the transformation of the team as a big physical side to a small and fast side which is vulnerable to the counter attack due to the space left between the midfield and defence.
Manchester United winger Nani has admitted he does not know if he has a future at the club and ‘only God knows’ what his future holds. Nani has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford after failing to make regular first team appearances. He came off the bench in the win over Braga to transform the Champions League game last Tuesday.
Manchester United defender Jonny Evans says the club have the mental edge over Chelsea ahead of their match this weekend. Despite trailing Chelsea by four points, Evans believes that the squad rotation used by Sir Alex Ferguson has ensured that all of the United players have stayed mentally sharp and fresh ahead of the massive clash.
The Ferdinand brothers have announced that they are ready to move on from their stance against racism ahead of the weekend’s Premier League action. Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand, and his brother Anton, have revealed their reasons for not wearing anti-racism t-shirts last weekend but have maintained their attack on football’s governing bodies.
Darren Fletcher has hailed Sir Alex Ferguson for keeping him focused during his spell out of the game last season. Fletcher’s career was in the balance when he was diagnosed with a bowel illness but he’s revealed that Ferguson and the Manchester United medical staff kept him grounded and focused in his fight back to fitness.
Sir Alex Ferguson is set to ban Manchester United players from having a Christmas party this year. Ferguson appears reluctant to let the players have a get together following an incident in 2007 where defender Jonny Evans was arrested over allegations of rape, which he was never charged for.
Manchester United midfielder Ryan Tunnicliffe has been given an 18 month driving ban after pleading guilty for drink driving. Tunnicliffe crashed his Range Rover into a van as he drove nearly twice the legal limit. There has been no comment from United over any internal punishment.
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