News, views and rumours relating to Manchester United in the past 24 hours.
Manchester United have unveiled a new medical facility at their Aon training complex in Carrington today.
The new suite comprises state-of-the-art technology to use ‘medical imaging’ to speed up rehabilitation and recovery for injured players as well as preventing injuries.
The equipment, sponsored by Toshiba, was described as ‘cutting edge’ by manager David Moyes who stated he was ‘delighted’ to put the new facilities to good use.
“I'm absolutely delighted to have this facility fully up and running. Not only is it cutting edge medical technology, it will also help us detect the early signs of injury and help to refine the rehabilitation process - something that will pay dividends for years to come," explained the manager.
The Manchester Evening News raises questions over the future of Shinji Kagawa at Old Trafford as the squad prepares to face Liverpool in the Premier League this weekend hoping to salvage their season.
In transfer news, United are linked with interest in goalkeeper Asmir Begovic by the Guardian who also report on rumours former Chelsea defender Alex could join the Red Devils on a free transfer from PSG this summer when his contract expires in the French capital.
Meanwhile, reports have emerged today speculating Robin van Persie could trigger a clause in his contract that supposedly allows him to speak to other clubs if United miss out on a Champions League spot this term, according to Goal sources.
The same site also claims United are ‘open’ to letting Javier Hernandez leave this summer with Valencia rumoured to be interested in signing the out of favour Mexican striker.
In other news, American investment firm Baron Capital has acquired 24% shares of the club sold by the Glazer family in 2012 giving the US company a 2.5% ownership of Manchester United.
The company now owns 9,581,636 shares of the club, which were worth £90 million on Monday when the market closed.