UK time is: 21:37:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

United - Fergie on Strikers!

No, not those of the industrial kind!

On the eve of our first Premier League game of the 2010 / 2011 season, a fixture against Newcastle United, Sir Alex Ferguson has already given his quartet of strikers reason to up the ante.

With Wayne Rooney, Dimitar Berbatov, Michael Owen and Javier Hernandez tasked with the job of getting United` goals this season he`s dangled a fair old carrot in front of them as a means of motivation.

Recalling past years and in particular 1999, Sir Alex has expressed his desire that the class of 2010 can, eventually, attain the level that the likes of Andy Cole, Dwight Yorke, Teddy Sheringham and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reached, remarking,

"The four strikers I had back then were superb players."

"We hope the current lot develops to the same level. But you have to wait with young players."

"With young forwards, you don`t have the same problem as with young defenders. They won`t cost you the game, though they may win you a few."

"Hopefully young Hernandez will win games for us, because he looks like he has goals in him."


Interesting to see that the young Mexican is more than just on the periphery of his plans for the coming season.

However, we`d like to know, purely in the realms of Fantasy Football, which four of the eight strikers we`ve mentioned would you choose?

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Red Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 16 2010

Time: 5:00PM

Your Comments

Solksjaer and Rooney would definatelty be there for me.
TheFamousNo7
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

United Happy Talk! (Thursday October 23 2014)

Bitter and Twisted? (Thursday October 23 2014)

Shaw Can Do Better! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Fellaini on That Goal! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Phelan in Running for Birmingham Job! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Missed the Boat? (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Nani Staying in Lisbon! (Tuesday October 21 2014)

United`s Title Hopes? (Tuesday October 21 2014)

West Brom 2 United 2 (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
WBA 2 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 2 - 1 Everton
Man Utd 2 - 1 West Ham
Leicester City 5 - 3 Man Utd
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.
Burnley 0 - 0 Man Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Southampton 8 5 1 2 14 16
4. West Ham 8 4 1 3 4 13
5. Liverpool 8 4 1 3 1 13
6. Man Utd 8 3 3 2 3 12
7. Arsenal 8 2 5 1 2 11
8. Swansea 8 3 2 3 1 11
9. Spurs 8 3 2 3 -1 11

Breaking League News

Ki Wins Man of the Match Poll vs Stoke
Swansea : 23/10/2014 21:07:00
Everton : 23/10/2014 20:00:00
Sam's City Press Conference!
West Ham : 23/10/2014 17:22:00
United Happy Talk!
Man Utd : 23/10/2014 17:16:00
Mixed Injury News Ahead Of Palace
WBA : 23/10/2014 17:08:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v West Brom?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 0%
Rafael 0%
Jones 0%
Rojo 0%
Shaw 0%
Blind 10%
Januzaj 0%
Mata 0%
Herrera 0%
Di Maria 40%
Van Persie 10%
Fellaini 40%
Falcao 0%
Young 0%