News, views and rumours relating to Manchester United in the past 24 hours
The Sun are reporting that Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson will remain United boss for two more years and has no immediate plans to retire.
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie believes United have a ‘special team’, whilst defender Rio Ferdinand insists the Red Devils are not a ‘one-man team’.
Ferdinand also recounted an incident involving United supporters who confronted him on his doorstep whilst he was negotiating a new contract with the club eight years go.
"I just thought, 'I'm going to get served up in a moment, so go bananas and they'll think you're a nutter! So I go to the side door and grab a big bit of wood,” he told FourFourTwo magazine.
In team news, United will be boosted going in to their Champion’s League clash with Real Madrid next month, as Madrid centre-back Pepe has been ruled out with an ankle injury.
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed his deep affection for his former club United. Ronaldo has refused to discuss his future at the Santiago Bernabeu amid speculation he could return to Old Trafford.
In transfer news, United have agreed to loan Chilean youngster Angelo Henríquez to Wigan Athletic for the remainder of the season. Wigan boss Roberto Martinez spoke of his delight to have the 18-year-old forward.
"We're really excited about Angelo because he is a very young man with a huge potential.”
Joshua King who United loaned to Blackburn Rovers last November has made the move permanent, signing a long-term deal at Ewood Park.
Meanwhile, Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans Watzke has insisted "no price in the world" could temp the German champions to sell United target Robert Lewandowski in January.
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