Paul Scholes' arrival left everybody in a shock up and down the footballing world. But there are several players linked with a move to United in the winter. Will Sir Alex open his cheque book or has he done his bit in the window. TheHardTackle casts a birds eye view on United's transfer activity and the players linked.

The Azzurri – Part I: From Germany’06 To Africa’10

The Azzurri, winners of the 2006 World Cup, travel to South Africa to defend their title. But does the present team have what it takes to replicate the feat they achieved four years ago? TheHardTackle's Nikhil Taneja gives an insight into the current situation of the Italian team, and charts the road that took the team to the holy grail of International football.