In a fascinating turn of events, PSG midfielder Marco Verratti has been linked to Manchester United with an asking price of a staggering €100 million. While the Italian is a promising prospect, a valuation as high as that may put off United manager Jose Mourinho.
Michael Carrick has extended his stay at Manchester United by one more year, the club confirmed on Thursday.
Armenian playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan has reportedly refused to sign a new deal at Borussia Dortmund, which has put Premier League club Chelsea FC on alert.
Manchester United have been plagued by injuries in the past few months and, without having brought in any players in the January transfer window, they face tough times ahead. Their first test being a battle against Stoke City at home.
Veteran Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick returns to the team after four games out, which means that Van Gaal has options other than the frustrating Marouane Fellaini in the holding midfield position for the club's FA Cup fixture against Derby County.
Louis van Gaal finally has something to be happy about, as Manchester United finally beat Swansea 2-1 to end their losing streak, and he took a dig at the Swans after the game, admitting to trolling them with his late substitution.
With Louis van Gaal under immense pressure from the media and the fans, senior Manchester United player Michael Carrick has rubbished claims that the players have turned against their manager.
Michael Carrick, one of the senior most and highly respected members of the Manchester United squad, has addressed the recent slump in form of the team and said that they need to get themselves together.
Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has revealed the team news ahead of the Red Devils' trip to North London to take on Arsenal FC.
England boss Roy Hodgson has given the team new ahead of the clash against Switzerland, which Michael Carrick will miss due to a calf injury.