Manchester United latest: Including threat to Rodriguez deal

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Manchester United face stiff competition for transfer target James Rodriguez of Porto. Barcelona and Juventus have entered the race to sign the player according to latest reports which means United may have to act quickly if they don’t want to miss out on the highly rated youngster.

A variety of sources have agreed that Manchester United are ready to bid £14 million for PSV Eindhoven midfielder Kevin Strootman. The Dutch midfield man has been linked with a move to Old Trafford for a number of weeks but TalkSport suggest United are on the verge of putting in a formal bid for the player.

Manchester United defender Phil Jones has said he will not change the way he plays to prevent future injuries. Jones has missed most of the season only just returning from a severe ankle problem. He has said he will not change the way he defends despite the risk of that injury reoccurring.

Darren Fletcher has praised Manchester United forward Nick Powell following his performance in the Champions League against Galatasaray. Powell looked extremely confident playing in a hostile atmosphere and Fletcher suggests that starting his career in the lower leagues of English football has hardened him up.

Sir Bobby Charlton says he believes Sir Alex Ferguson still has plenty of years left in the tank as manager of Manchester United. United legend Charlton also suggests that there will never be another manager who is in charge of a club for such a long period of time as Ferguson has now made it 26 years as the boss at United.

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has described Sir Alex Ferguson as absolutely incredible. Ferguson has been in charge of Manchester United for 26 years and Mourinho says it’s a remarkable achievement considering the constant pressure and demand for success in the modern game.

Manchester United transfer target Marouane Fellaini has said he wants to play Champions League football. The Belgian has given his biggest hint yet that he will leave Everton in the summer by saying he would only consider staying if the side finished in the top four.

Blackburn Rovers will look to make Josh King a permanent signing at the end of the season. King has joined Blackburn on loan after making his Manchester United debut in the Champions League match away in Galatasaray. He is Henning Berg’s first signing as Blackburn boss.

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