Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

United - The Successor!

United - The Successor!

Apart from in the odd benefit game, we doubt whether, following his announce of his retirement with immediate effect, we`ll not see much of Gary Neville.

That may well be the case but Gary is under no illusions as to who he views as his natural successor at right back.

Speaking to the media, Gary has picked out the young Brazilian, Rafael Da Silva, as his heir apparent, glowingly remarking,

"He`s more than capable of going on to become United`s right back for many, many years."

"His performances in the last six months in particular have been brilliant."

"He`s matured and really come of age. I remember when I was a young defender you need the time to mature and get experience."

"Rafael`s always had ability. He gets to the ball quickly, he`s aggressive, he defends his position well, he`s tough, courageous, good on the ball and provides energy in attack."

"But he`s really developed in the last six months with games and experience. He has a great attitude too."


It remains to be seen if Rafael`s United career proves to be as long and as illustrious as that of Gary`s!




Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter

Join Vital Man United

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!



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

Writer:Red Boy
Date:Thursday February 10 2011
Time: 4:43PM

Comments

0
He is a fantastic right back with bundles of potential. He is already showing what he is capable of defensively and attackingly by holding the likes of Bale, Ribery, Ronaldinho and Arshavin at bay whilst bombing forward whipping in crosses and getting into good positions. Slightly naive with some of his challenges but he is young and still learning.
TheFamousNo7
10/02/2011 17:21:00
0
attacking wise if he improved his crossing(ALOT) he would be unstoppable
Reddevils4ever89
10/02/2011 17:52:00
0
There is still room for improvement with Rafa but what he has shown so far has been impressive, its great to see young players coming into the side and putting it up to the likes of Tevez and co on the pitch.
kanchelskis
10/02/2011 22:49:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Martial Shows What He Can Do

As he rips the Real Madrid defence to shreds.

Bailly Given Further Two Game Ban by UEFA

Back in April, when Manchester United beat Celta Vigo to reach the Europa League Final, against Ajax, Eric Bailly received a red-card after a brawl broke-out.

West Brom Preparing Bid for Manchester United Defender

Speculation has raised its head again suggesting that one of Manchester United`s central defenders could be leaving during this transfer window.

Former United Striker Set for Move to West Ham

A former servant of Manchester United Football Club, could be heading back to the English Premier League.

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)

How Many Goals Will Lukaku Score for United this season?
Suggested By: Red Boy
5 - 10!5%
11 - 15!3%
16 - 20!11%
20 +81%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Aug 7 2017 12:00AM : Leicester City (a)
Community Shield

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.TBABA204
2.ambler3
3.alex682
4.balomoney2
5.Antlow2
6.Derichie_me1
7.wolphragm1
8.tundeowo1
9.Mohrino1
10.ForeverUnited1
Write for Vital Football