News, views and rumours relating to Manchester United in the past 24 hours.
"First and foremost, there are great players there and we have just won the league, so everything is in place for it to carry it on,” insisted the United legend.
In transfer news, The Guardian reports that United will need to raise £12 million to sign Leighton Baines from Everton, after claims David Moyes put in a £10 million bid which was rejected by his former club for the English left-back.
Other sources claim, however, that Everton have fixed a ‘£16 million’ price-tag on Baines.
Meanwhile, The Mirror claims United will ‘swoop’ for Gareth Bale of Tottenham, despite Spurs’ insistence the Welshman is not for sale.
Elsewhere, Arsenal are set to start the bidding for Wayne Rooney at £25 million, according to the Manchester Evening News.
Doncaster Rovers manager Paul Dickov wants ‘quality’ Nick Powell to sign on loan.
In other news, Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard hopes United ‘wobble’ following the appointment of David Moyes to replace Sir Alex Ferguson.
"It's new for Manchester United. From a biased point of view, let's hope they have a wobble,” said Gerrard.
Finally, Dion Dublin believes Wilfried Zaha will ‘acclimatize’ to life in Manchester but advised him to adopt the right mentality upon his arrival from Crystal Palace.
“It is pretty scary, I won’t deny that,” he told MUTV.
“It took me about three or four months to realise that I had moved from Cambridge United, who were in the fourth division, to Manchester United, who were the biggest club in the world.”
“You do have to go in with the right attitude in order to be accepted and to settle in quickly,” he continued.
“You do get sussed out in the game of football very quickly if you go in with a chip on your shoulder and if you are bouncing about like you are the new boy on the block. You will get hammered in the dressing room and rightly so, especially when you come to a football club like this.”
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