News, views and rumours relating to Manchester United in the past 24 hours.
Manchester United have unveiled their new home kit for the coming season 2013/14.
Striker Wayne Rooney has insisted he is ‘definitely still a centre-forward’ despite being deployed in midfield behind Robin van Persie for the Red Devils this term.
“No. In the years to come, that might be somewhere I could play, but, right now, I’m definitely a centre-forward. I’m after more goals,” he told Four Four Two magazine.
In transfer news, United have reportedly edged towards agreeing terms with Benfica over defender target Ezequiel Garay who is reportedly set to make a £17 million move to Old Trafford this summer.
However, vice-captain Patrice Evra is expected to be a target of Monaco’s this summer with speculation intensifying that the Frenchman could return to his former club for a fee quoted as £10 million.
Meanwhile, The Sun claim that United have ‘stepped up their efforts’ to bring back Cristiano Ronaldo this summer.
Coincidentally, perhaps, Ronaldo has put his house in Madrid up for sale, sparking rumours he intends to depart from the Bernabeu this summer.
In other news, former United player Henning Berg is expecting big things from United’s Wilfried Zaha next term.
"He is a very good, talented player,” he explained.
"He is not the finished article but he has got great potential. He's quick, with good dribbling skills, a good attitude and did particularly well in the play-off semi-final with Brighton when he scored two goals.”
Finally, another United legend Sky Sports presenter Gary Neville reckons Shinji Kagawa will have a big season with United next term.
“It was a stop-start season because he had some injuries and hasn’t settled into a definite position yet, which is something he is going to have to work out in the next 12 months.”
“His best position is in a central role because that’s where he played for Dortmund, and he will feel he can influence the game the most there,” explained Neville.
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