Sir Alex Ferguson has criticised midfielder Nani for giving the ball away which led to Chelsea’s equaliser in the League Cup tie. Chelsea ran out 5-4 winners after extra time but United were seconds away from securing a win in normal time before an Eden Hazard penalty which came as a result of Nani losing the ball.
Sir Alex Ferguson says Manchester United only have themselves to blame following defeat to Chelsea in the League Cup. United led the match going into the closing seconds before a Chelsea equaliser allowed them to go on and take control in extra time forcing a 5-4 win.
Chelsea have confirmed they will launch an investigation into alleged racist abuse of Danny Welbeck during the recent League Cup tie. A fan was pictured making monkey gestures towards the United striker in the mid-week match which emerged in the national press this morning.
Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs has been described as an unbelievable player by manager Sir Alex Ferguson. Giggs played a key role in United’s side although the team lost 5-4 in the League Cup to Chelsea. Giggs opened the scoring in the match with a calmly placed shot.
Robin Van Persie has received support from former manager Arsene Wenger ahead of the Premier League tie with Arsenal this weekend. Van Persie is expected to receive a lot of verbal abuse from Arsenal fans who feel let down by his decision to join Manchester United. Wenger has asked travelling Arsenal fans to remember that the Dutch striker played at the club for eight years.
Sir Alex Ferguson and Ryan Giggs have praised the younger players at the club following defeat to Chelsea in the League Cup. Giggs has praised the impact that some of the younger players have had while Ferguson said they coped admirably in a hostile atmosphere with Chelsea fans wanting blood.
Manchester United transfer target Neymar has said the time is still not right for a move to Europe. Neymar has been linked with United and a range of other clubs but has so far been reluctant to leave his native Brazil for a move to European football. He is rated as one of the best players in the world by his current side Santos.
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba says he left the club because he couldn’t reach an understanding with Sir Alex Ferguson. Pogba plays for Juventus in Serie A and has become one of the club’s first choice players so far this season. He says he also left because their interest was massive.
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