Real Madrid's Raphael Varane in action with Juventus' Alex Sandro.

How Manchester United’s Technical Director Convinced Varane To Join The Club

By Vishal | August 2, 2021

Manchester United unveiled Jadon Sancho as their second signing of the summer on July 23. In the space of just five days, they announced an agreement with Real Madrid for the transfer of Raphael Varane as well. With respect to this window, the Red Devils have moved quickly to sign their major targets. But Varane…

Manchester United's Paul Pogba shakes hands with Bruno Fernandes before the match.

Paul Pogba’s Future: What The Midfielder Thinks About Sancho And Varane Signing

By Vishal | August 1, 2021

Manchester United have made two statement signings in Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane this summer, but how they manage the Paul Pogba conundrum will have a big say on the success of their transfer window. Pogba’s current contract runs until 2022. As such, all the power lies in the Frenchman’s hands. Paris Saint-Germain are interested…

Jack Grealish and Man United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after the match.

Fans Talk About Grealish’s Old Man United Tweets As He Gets Closer To City Move

By Ashish Sreejith | July 31, 2021

Fans have uncovered some of Jack Grealish’s old tweets supporting Man United as he edges closer to Man City. The England international could complete a move to the blue side of Manchester in the next few days. According to Fabrizio Romano, City have already readied medicals for Grealish should they strike an agreement with Aston…

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with Jose Mourinho after the match.

Champions League Winner Keen To Join Man Utd – Mourinho Wanted Him In 2018

By Vishal | July 31, 2021

Jerome Boateng is looking to sign for Man Utd this summer, three years after rejecting the opportunity to join the Jose Mourinho-led side. The two-time Champions League winning centre-back is available on a free transfer following his exit from Bayern Munich. Multiple European clubs are interested in acquiring his services, but he’s eyeing Champions League…

Manchester United's Facundo Pellistri celebrates with Jesse Lingard and teammates after scoring their second goal.

Man United Forward Set To Leave – Announcement Expected In Next Few Days

By Vishal | July 31, 2021

Man United forward Facundo Pellistri is nearing a return to Alaves for another loan spell. Pellistri, 19, is having a bright pre-season with his parent club. He has been involved in all three of United’s friendlies, managing a goal and an assist along the way. Despite an excellent start to the new season, the Uruguayan…

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer celebrates with Daniel James.

New Contract: How Rashford’s Surgery Could Impact Daniel James’ Future At United

By Vishal | July 30, 2021

Daniel James will get another season to nail down his place at Old Trafford due to Marcus Rashford’s surgery. Rashford took the decision to undergo surgery on his shoulder next week after meeting with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Thursday. As a result, he will be out for up to 12 weeks, missing out the opening two…

General view of a corner flag before the match.

Man Utd Complete The Signing Of Highly Rated Liverpool Midfielder

By Ashish Sreejith | July 30, 2021

Man Utd have completed the signing of Liverpool’s Ethan Ennis. The teenager confirmed his transfer to Old Trafford earlier this week and expressed his delight at joining United via Instagram. Ennis rejected a contract offer from the Merseyside outfit before deciding to switch allegiance to the Mancunians despite serious interest from Chelsea. The record champions…

Sergio Ramos’ Reacts To Raphael Varane’s Man United Transfer

By Ashish Sreejith | July 29, 2021

Sergio Ramos posted an emotional message for Raphael Varane following the confirmation of Real Madrid’s agreement with Manchester United for his transfer. The pair spent a decade as teammates and partnered each other during one of the club’s most successful periods – winning 3 La Liga titles and an incredible 4 Champions League titles. Ramos…

How Raphael Varane Is Already Preparing To ‘Improve’ Manchester United

By Vishal | July 29, 2021

Manchester United announced they’ve reached an agreement with Real Madrid to sign Raphael Varane on Tuesday. However, he needs to sort his visas and quarantine before undergoing medical to complete his long-awaited move to Old Trafford. Nevertheless, the 28-year-old is adamant to waste no time ahead of the start of the Premier League season, and…

Former Liverpool player Steven Gerrard before the match.

United Midfielder Set To Sign For Steven Gerrard’s Rangers – First Permanent Sale Of The Summer

By Vishal | July 29, 2021

Tahith Chong has been already allowed to join Birmingham City on loan, and now another Manchester United academy star is set for an exit but on a permanent basis. Charlie McCann will join Steven Gerrard led Rangers for a fee reported to be in the region of £750,000. The 19-year-old, who played for United’s 23s…

Manchester United's Anthony Elanga celebrates scoring their first goal with Jesse Lingard.

Manchester United 2-2 Brentford: 4 Players Who Impressed At Old Trafford Friendly

By BF Staff | July 29, 2021

Manchester United had another disappointing pre-season friendly – result-wise at least – as they drew 2-2 with Brentford at Old Trafford. Anthony Elanga and Andreas Pereira’s worldies in each half were cancelled out by Brentford’s Shandon Baptiste and Bryan Mbeumo. The United backline couldn’t do much to stop Baptiste’s strike, but left-back Diogo Dalot should’ve…

Wayne Rooney is shown a yellow card by referee.

Derby Manager Wayne Rooney Injures One Of His Own Players After Taking Part In Training

By Vishal | July 28, 2021

Derby County are going through a frustrating pre-season ahead of the new Championship campaign. The Rams, who are struggling with player availability, have already lost their first two friendlies, including a 2-1 loss against Wayne Rooney’s former club Manchester United. The situation got even worse ahead of their next pre-season match against Real Betis after…

How Marcus Rashford Reacted To Raphael Varane’s Transfer To United

By Vishal | July 28, 2021

Manchester United have announced an agreement with Real Madrid for the transfer of Raphael Varane. Once medical and player terms are finalised, the Frenchman’s unveiling will take place. However, the announcement on its own was enough to elicit reactions from fans, as well as a certain United player. Before Jadon Sancho was announced as a…

Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho celebrates.

Liverpool Legend: Jadon Sancho Is The Best Winger In World Football

By Ashish Sreejith | July 27, 2021

Dietmar Hamann believes Manchester United’s latest coup, Jadon Sancho is the best winger in the world. The Englishman has finally completed his transfer to United after having been pursued by them for over a year. Sancho was one of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s biggest targets as he hoped to find a solution for the weak spot…

France's Kylian Mbappe and Raphael Varane celebrate with the World Cup trophy during a ceremony after the match.

Man United Preparing To Sign Another France International After Varane

By Vishal | July 27, 2021

Man United have all but formalised a deal to sign Raphael Varane from Real Madrid, and are now allegedly preparing to sign Jules Kounde as well. Kounde was part of the France squad – alongside Varane – in the recently concluded European Championship. Now, he could follow his compatriot to England. As per the Daily Mail,…

‘Here We Go’ – Twitter Reacts As Man Utd Agree Deal To Sign Raphael Varane

By Vishal | July 26, 2021

Raphael Varane to Man Utd gets ‘Here we go!’ from Fabrizio Romano, as the transfer reaches its final stages. The Frenchman will follow in the footsteps of his ex-skipper and long-time defensive partner Sergio Ramos by leaving Santiago Bernabeu. Meanwhile, Real have ensured there’s no repeat of the manner in which Ramos left by ensuring they…

France's Raphael Varane during the warm up.

Manchester United Hope To Announce Raphael Varane Transfer This Week

By BF Staff | July 26, 2021

Raphael Varane’s transfer to Manchester United seems to be all but done, with the English club now planning when to formalise his transfer. Real and United have been in direct contacts in the last few days to thrash out a deal to conclude Varane’s switch from Madrid to Manchester. With the Frenchman’s contract at Santiago…

Manchester United executive vice chairman Ed Woodward before the match.

‘Optimism’ That Man Utd Will Sign €50m-Rated Star – Significant Progress Made In Recent Hours

By Ashish Sreejith | July 25, 2021

Man United have reportedly made significant progress in regards to agreeing a deal with Real Madrid for Raphael Varane. The French international has less than a year left on his current contract and has refused to extend his stay at the Bernabeu. The defender sees Premier League as his ideal destination and it seems that…

Solskjaer’s New Contract: Rating His 10 Signings At Manchester United

By Vishal | July 25, 2021

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has signed a new contract which ties him to Manchester United until 2024, with the option of a further year. Ed Woodward, the club’s executive vice-chairman, didn’t let the absence of silverware during the Norwegian’s reign cloud his judgement. Rather he has placed his trust in the team the 1999 Treble winner…

Manchester United's Paul Pogba celebrates after the match.

Why This Is The Perfect Summer For Manchester United To Sell Paul Pogba

By Naveen Kelvin | July 25, 2021

Paul Pogba’s days at Manchester United have appeared numbered for a while now. Ever since the Frenchman expressed a desire to join Real Madrid, his departure was considered imminent. In fact, it would not be far-fetched to assume that if not for COVID-19, the likes of Los Blancos or Juventus would have snatched him away.…

QPR 4-2 Man Utd: Four Players Who Stood Out In The Friendly Loss

By Ashish Sreejith | July 24, 2021

Manchester United met the first setback of their preseason as they lost heavily to Queens Park Rangers in a friendly. Although the Red Devils broke the deadlock via a very early Jesse Lingard effort, things did not exactly continue in the same fashion. The opponents quickly levelled the score and then proceeded to score three…

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer poses with a scarf on the pitch.

What Fans Are Saying About Solskjaer’s New Manchester United Contract

By Vishal | July 24, 2021

Manchester United have awarded Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a new three-year contract, recognising the progress his side have made in the last two seasons. The Norwegian is yet to win a trophy at the Old Trafford outfit as a manager, with his team coming closest to end the silverware drought when they finished runners-up in…

Bruno Fernandes Reacts Hilariously To Jadon Sancho’s Announcement

By Ashish Sreejith | July 23, 2021

Jadon Sancho has finally been announced as a Manchester United player after a pursuit that lasted longer than a year. The Englishman had reportedly agreed on personal terms last summer but United failed to find common ground with Borussia Dortmund when it came to the price tag. But that means convincing Sancho this time around…

Manchester United's Donny van de Beek celebrates scoring their first goal with Bruno Fernandes.

How Donny van de Beek Can ‘Thrive’ With Jadon Sancho In The Team

By Vishal | July 23, 2021

Jadon Sancho’s transfer to Manchester United is officially completed and announced. Finally. Now, talks of what the second-most expensive English player of all-time would bring at the Theatre of Dreams will take the centre stage. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer singled out Sancho as a player he would want within a month of succeeding Jose Mourinho, as…

Manchester United's Sergio Romero.

Chelsea Consider Signing Goalkeeper Sergio Romero On A Free Transfer

By Vishal | July 23, 2021

Thomas Tuchel is in search for a third choice goalkeeper after Chelsea released Willy Caballero last month. Sergio Romero, who’s available on a free transfer after his contract at Manchester United came to an end in June, is being considered as Caballero’s replacement, reports the Telegraph. The 34-year-old was a reliable backup for David de…

Manchester United's Paul Pogba.

Pogba To Leave Man Utd After Rejecting Latest Contract Offer – PSG Ready To Pay £45m

By Vishal | July 23, 2021

Man United are reportedly forced to sell Paul Pogba due to his unwillingness to extend his stay at Old Trafford. Mino Raiola, and his high-profile client, have decided to reject an offer worth £350,000-a-week from the English outfit, reports the Mirror. Now, the Red Devils are faced with a tough decision: let go of their…

France's Raphael Varane reacts.

Varane Has Agreement In Principle At Manchester United, But There’s One Issue

By Vishal | July 22, 2021

Raphael Varane has an agreement in principle with Manchester United until 2026, but he’s yet to officially inform Real Madrid of his desire to leave the Spanish capital. The long-serving centre-back is in no mood of destroying his relationship at Santiago Bernabeu to force his exit. As per Goal journalist Mario Cortegana, the Frenchman has…

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gestures.

Manchester United Overtake Arsenal To Sign £35m Rated Midfielder

By Ashish Sreejith | July 22, 2021

Manchester United have overtaken Arsenal in their pursuit of Ruben Neves. David Ornstein reported the Gunners’ interest in the Wolverhampton Wanderers star not too long ago as they brace for the imminent departure of Granit Xhaka. The Swiss international is expected to sign for AS Roma and Neves is viewed as a potential replacement. Xhaka’s…

Louis van Gaal and Pep Guardiola inside the stadium before the match.

Louis van Gaal Returns To Management For First Time Since 2016

By BF Staff | July 22, 2021

Louis van Gaal has come out of retirement to lead Netherlands to the 2022 World Cup. Van Gaal takes charge of the Dutch national team for a third spell, succeeding Frank de Boer, who was fired immediately after his side were eliminated in the Round of 16 at the hands of Czech Republic at Euro 2020.…

Roy Keane celebrates scoring with Ryan Giggs (L), John O'Shea (2nd L) and Cristiano Ronaldo (R) in their Premier League soccer match.

Jadon Sancho To Wear ‘Roy Keane’s Shirt Number’ At Manchester United

By Ashish Sreejith | July 21, 2021

Manchester United’s pursuit of Jadon Sacho is coming to its conclusion following the completion of his medical. The Englishman had been one of United’s biggest targets for over a year but despite coming close last year, they failed to make the transfer happen. Borussia Dortmund refused to lower their demands and a deadlock was formed…

Manchester United's Paul Pogba celebrates scoring their third goal with Bruno Fernandes.

Pogba Replacement? Bruno Fernandes Wants Man Utd To Sign Premier League Midfielder

By Vishal | July 21, 2021

Man Utd might have to sell Paul Pogba this summer amid growing interest from Paris Saint-Germain. Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola is reported to be already in discussions with the French giants over midfielder’s personal terms. As per the Daily Mail, PSG believe they can sign the former Juventus man for ‘less than half the £89m’…

3 Ways In Which Man United Could Lineup With Raphael Varane

By Naveen Kelvin | July 20, 2021

Manchester United’s acquisition of Raphael Varane has potentially gotten to the point where it can perhaps be viewed as a foregone conclusion. The Frenchman would bring a lot of defensive acumen to the Theatre of Dreams, which in turn means that Ole Gunnar Solskjær potentially has a lot of options with which to work with…

Real Madrid's Raphael Varane reacts.

Raphael Varane ‘To Become Manchester United Player This Week’

By Vishal | July 19, 2021

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer refused to give too much away on Varane, but it’s being reported that the Frenchman will become a Manchester United player this week. The Norwegian was quizzed about both Jadon Sancho and Varane after United’s first pre-season friendly, which saw the Red Devils register a 2-1 win over Derby County. Solskjaer opted…

Derby 1-2 Man Utd: Three Things We Learned From First Pre-Season Match

By Vishal | July 19, 2021

Man Utd began their pre-season for the 2021/22 season at Pride Park, running out 2-1 winners over the home side. The visitor’s first pre-season goal was courtesy of Tahith Chong, while Facundo Pellistri added another after the break. Meanwhile, Colin Kazim-Richards’ goal in the 70th minute was probably the only source of encouragement for Wayne…

Wayne Rooney Rates Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Side After Derby 1-2 Man United

By BF Staff | July 19, 2021

Derby County manager Wayne Rooney predicts Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be under pressure to deliver silverware next season. Solskjaer’s side got their pre-season underway with a 2-1 win over Derby. Tahith Chong, who has already secured a loan move to Birmingham City, was on the scoresheet alongside Facundo Pellistri – another youngster who as per…

Manchester United's Facundo Pellistri celebrates with Jesse Lingard and teammates after scoring their second goal.

Derby 1-2 Manchester United: 4 Players Who Shined In The Friendly

By Ashish Sreejith | July 18, 2021

Manchester United reunited with Wayne Rooney on the pitch but on opposite ends in a friendly with his Derby County side. The Red Devils managed a comfortable win scoring two and conceding just one. Facundo Pellistri doubled United’s lead after Tahith Chong opened the scoring early into the first half. Colin Kazim-Richards lone goal for…

Erling Braut Haaland and Jadon Sancho celebrate winning the DFB Cup trophy.

‘It’s Sad’ – Haaland Gives His Thoughts On Sancho Moving To Man United

By Vishal | July 18, 2021

Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho’s link up was one of Bundesliga’s biggest attractions during the 2020/21 season. The RB Salzburg-arrival quickly became Borussia Dortmund’s talisman and leading goal-scorer while the Man City academy graduate continued to maintain his eye-catching assist tally. Thanks to creativity offered by Sancho and others behind him, Haaland netted a staggering…

France's Kylian Mbappe and Raphael Varane celebrate with the World Cup trophy during a ceremony after the match.

Raphael Varane Has Agreed Manchester United Contract Until 2026

By Ashish Sreejith | July 17, 2021

Manchester United and Real Madrid are optimistic about completing Raphael Varane’s transfer very soon. The Frenchman previously refused to sign a contract extension at the Bernabeu after the club reportedly refused to level his wages with new signing David Alaba. Disappointed with Real’s verdict, Varane, who’s also looking for a new challenge, has chosen to…

Manchester United's Paul Pogba celebrates scoring their first goal.

Manchester United Could Get Paul Pogba Replacement For Just €25m

By Vishal | July 17, 2021

Arsenal will now have to compete with Liverpool, Tottenham, and Manchester United for Houssem Aouar’s signature. Mikel Arteta’s side have been Aouar’s long-term admirers and also had a €40 million bid rejected by Lyon last summer. 12 months later, the French playmaker is available for a much cheaper fee, but the Gunners are now joined…

France's Raphael Varane reacts.

Raphael Varane To Man Utd Is Imminent – €50m Deal To Be Closed In The Next Few Days

By Vishal | July 17, 2021

The Raphael Varane transfer saga has reached a stage where an agreement between Man Utd and Real Madrid is believed to be imminent. The Frenchman’s return date to report back to pre-season training under Carlo Ancelotti is fast approaching. But in the recent days United have made considerable progress in their bid to lure the…

General view of a corner flag at Old Trafford.

Man United Close To Completing Moves For Two La Liga Players For £68m

By BF Staff | July 16, 2021

La Liga duo Raphael Varane and Kieran Trippier are close to moving to the Premier League. Man United are advanced in their pursuit for Varane and Trippier to such a degree, that the Sun believes both deals are all but done, with announcements expected towards the end of next week. The Premier League giants are…

Solskjaer Considering A Change To His Formation For Next Season

By Vishal | July 16, 2021

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is exploring a change of formation for the 2021/22 season. Raphael Varane’s potential arrival at Old Trafford will certainly transform United’s defence, but it could also lead to an implementation of a 4-3-3 formation. As per ESPN, the Norwegian tactician has communicated his idea to players returning to preseason…

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk in action with Manchester United's Daniel James.

England Goalkeeper Thinks Harry Maguire Belongs In The Same Category As Virgil Van Dijk

By Ashish Sreejith | July 16, 2021

Harry Maguire has impressed Dean Henderson with his recent exploits, with the England goalkeeper rating him alongside Virgil van Dijk. The centre-back has not only had to defend on the pitch but against harsh critics ever since his switch to Manchester United two years ago. Maguire had always been under fire for every misstep he…

7 Things That Will Happen If Manchester United Sign Raphael Varane

By Naveen Kelvin | July 16, 2021

Manchester United’s potential pursuit for Raphael Varane has reached a stage where it could realistically be assessed as a deal in the making. The French centre-back would bring a lot to the club and any arrival would also initiate a set of interesting domino effects ahead of the start of the next season.   1.…

Man Utd forward Anthony Martial celebrates with Marcus Rashford and Edinson Cavani.

Rashford Out For Three Months: How Man United Can Lineup Without Him

By Naveen Kelvin | July 15, 2021

Fans of Man United hoping for a quick return to action for Marcus Rashford following the backlash of the Euros final defeat may have to wait quite a bit longer. As per the Telegraph, Rashford has decided to go ahead with surgery for a long pressing shoulder injury that has afflicted him since last season.…

Harry Maguire celebrates after the match.

Harry Maguire Did Something At the Euros That Has Not Been Done In FORTY Years

By Naveen Kelvin | July 15, 2021

It is almost a given that the Euros announced Harry Maguire’s dominance on the European stage. A staunch defender ever since his Leicester City stint itself, the centre-back often received flak since moving to Manchester United for the most expensive fee ever paid for a defender. However, the recent outing with England, back from a…

Man Utd's Mason Greenwood looks dejected after a missed chance.

How Greenwood Has Reacted To Sancho’s Arrival At Manchester United

By Vishal | July 14, 2021

Mason Greenwood is looking forward to the ‘good competition’ Jadon Sancho will bring to Manchester United. The United academy graduate wasn’t at the Euros, withdrawing from the provisional England Euro 2020 squad due to injury. After recovering fully over the summer, he’s back at the Carrington training complex ahead of the new season. Sancho, who…

Roma In Talks To Sign Manchester United Left-Back Alex Telles

By Vishal | July 14, 2021

AS Roma are monitoring the situation of Alex Telles, as they look for a cover for Leonardo Spinazzola. Italy left-back Spinazzola has been named in the official Team of the Tournament for EURO 2020 ahead of Luke Shaw, one of England’s best players in the Euros. Nevertheless, due to the injury the Italian suffered against…

England's Jadon Sancho reacts.

Sancho Completes Man Utd Medical – Official Announcement With ‘New Kit’ Soon

By Vishal | July 14, 2021

Jadon Sancho has completed his medical at Carrington, as Man Utd prepare for a big announcement. Borussia Dortmund and United have signed all the paperwork to finalize Jadon Sancho’s transfer from Bundesliga to the Premier League. The Englishman had to wait for Euro 2020 to reach its conclusion before completing his move to Old Trafford.…

‘People Think I Don’t Like Luke Shaw’ – Mourinho Rates Shaw’s Euro 2020 Campaign

By Ashish Sreejith | July 13, 2021

Jose Mourinho hailed praise on Luke Shaw’s impressive UEFA Euro 2020 campaign. It is a known fact that the pair did not exactly have the best of relationships during their time together at Manchester United. There have always been whispers around the media that Mourinho did not rate the Englishman very highly and that the…