Manchester United - A Short Term Solution?
UK time is: 11:35:02
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

A Short Term Solution?

Flicking through various news headlines, on the internet search engines, one caught my eye.

It carries the inference that Louis van Gaal may turn to a veteran defender as a short term solution for defensive cover.

It seems that Manchester United are considering signing 36 year old Ricardo Carvalho, the former Chelsea defender who has played for Real Madrid but who is currently on the books of AS Monaco.

It is understood that Carvalho is willing to play a bit-part role, providing central defensive cover, in exchange for being allowed time to do his coaching badges whilst at Carrington as the elegant Portuguese defender chases a new career in coaching.

An interesting proposition methinks and it`ll be interesting to see how the talks go.

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

The Journalist

Writer: Red Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday August 30 2014

Time: 11:09AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
He's past it, it's not going to happen. We won't be looking to add any more defensive acquisitions before the end of the window I imagine.
Report Abuse
30/08/2014 12:24:00

Just stop it already, we are bad enough at the bad as it is.
Report Abuse
30/08/2014 12:33:00

Report Abuse
30/08/2014 15:29:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

Leicester (a) - Van Gaal Speaks (Sunday November 29 2015)

AUDIO: van Gaal: We dominated (Sunday November 29 2015)

Leicester v United - Team-Sheets (Saturday November 28 2015)

United Back in for Brazilian? (Saturday November 28 2015)

Leicester v United - Facts and Figures (Saturday November 28 2015)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Man City 14 9 2 3 +16 29
2. Leicester City 14 8 5 1 +8 29
3. Man Utd 14 8 4 2 +10 28
4. Arsenal 14 8 3 3 +12 27
5. Spurs 14 6 7 1 +13 25
6. Liverpool 14 6 5 3 +3 23
7. Crystal Palace 14 7 1 6 +5 22

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Koeman On Manchester City Defeat
Southampton : 30/11/2015 11:31:01
Long On City & Retaining Place
Southampton : 30/11/2015 11:30:01
Pellegrini Allays Aguero Fears
Man City : 30/11/2015 11:01:00
Demichelis - We Needed That Win
Man City : 30/11/2015 11:00:01
Monk: 'Never Any Danger Of Relegation Fight'
Swansea : 30/11/2015 10:46:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Leicester City
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 20%
McNair 0%
Smalling 0%
Blind 0%
Darmian 0%
Carrick 0%
Schweinsteiger 80%
Mata 0%
Martial 0%
Rooney 0%
Yong 0%
Depay 0%