Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

United - Rumours Glorious Rumours!

United - Rumours Glorious Rumours!

January, and the subsequent reopening of the transfer window, may still be some way off but it doesn`t stop the rumours about possible targets emerging.

Okay, so the quantity might drop off but to keep the public hooked the media just love to dangle the odd carrot in front of its audience.

Today, the inference is that, come January, Sir Alex Ferguson will be pursuing the capture of the Spurs midfielder, Tom Huddlestone. According to the rumour, Huddlestone is a player who Sir Alex has appreciated for quite a while although whether Harry Redknapp would be interested in doing business remains open to question.

A second rumour has United linked with a move for the Aston Villa youngster, Ciaran Clark. However, this one involves the young centre back moving to Old Trafford as part of a deal that would see Michael Owen going to Villa Park, this despite Sir Alex insisting, yesterday, that Owen is going nowhere.

Rumours! Don`t you just love them!

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter



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

Writer:Red Boy
Date:Tuesday September 21 2010
Time: 4:35PM

Comments

0
Eh? Just because he's the new Carrick doesn't mean you can swagger in and take him. saying that, there has been a pattern, hasn't there? Bale the new ryan giggs, Modric the new Paul Scholes... Tell you what, have all of them for, oh, I don't know, 150 million. It's a bargain, I tell ya.
DubaiSpur
21/09/2010 16:54:00
0
I personally really like Huddlestone and could be a decent enough replacement for Hargreaves if he still has no luck with his injury. However, the newspapers surely have something more realistic than constantly linking us with every Tottenham player in their squad.
TheFamousNo7
21/09/2010 17:26:00
0
huddlestone is no better than what utd have,they need a midfielder that can actually beat a man.
johnney handsome
21/09/2010 21:49:00
0
I understand what you're saying johnney however, with Hargreaves out until God knows when and Carrick as about as useful as a chocolate tea-pot at the moment the DM area really does need to be addressed. Anderson is heavily criticised for not being the player we expect him to be but at the same time arguably Anderson isn't playing in his natural position at the moment which is the AM (perhaps the one we're looking for) and is being confined to a box-to-box role or a DM which is restricting and wasting his attacking ability. His 1-2 passing is very good his positioning is also very good, he possesses great pace and acceleration, he can cross if needed, play a pass, his shooting needs work and he needs to be more consistent, but he's young and this can all develop further in time. Thus bringing me onto my final point Anderson's confidence is being knocked because he can't exploit these traits as effectively in his current position, so a signing like Huddlestone would leave him with less pressure to feel the need to defend and play his natural role. Furthermore, we would have a very reliable DM who can play the ball very well and also has a mean shot on him.
TheFamousNo7
21/09/2010 23:19:00
0
I dont understand how carrick has fallen so far from grace.2 years back he was a vital cog now he's a chocolate teapot? Anyway I thought you wanted a modric-type.
Chelsea24/7
22/09/2010 12:54:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Manchester United 4 Leicester City 1

Well that was better wasn`t it!

Stats: Manchester United v Leicester City

All the stats from Manchester United (4) vs (1) Leicester City, Old Trafford, 24/09/16 15:00 Att: 75,256

Manchester United v Leicester - Team-Sheets

Rooney dropped to the bench!

Quiz Corner - 3 - Answers

Yesterday, Whitedevil, offered a challenge that was designed to get the old grey matter working.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Leicester City?
Suggested By: Red Boy
De Gea0%
Valencia0%
Bailly0%
Smalling0%
Blind0%
Herrera25%
Pogba25%
Lingard0%
Rashford0%
Mata50%
Ibrahimovic0%
Carrick0%
Young0%
Rooney0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
4 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
5 Everton 6 4 1 1 13 6
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 10 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 Watford 5 2 1 2 7 1
11 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
12 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
13 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
14 Southampton 5 1 2 2 5 -2
15 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
16 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
17 Burnley 5 1 1 3 4 -5
18 West Ham 5 1 0 4 3 -6
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Oct 2 2016 12:00PM : Stoke City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 17 2016 8:00PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 23 2016 4:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 26 2016 8:00PM : Manchester City (H)
Capital One Cup
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Burnley (H)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 6 2016 3:00PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.JoLil23
2.bigmick603
3.ForeverUnited2
4.Jenered1