Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Hargreaves Eyes More Games

Hargreaves Eyes More Games

Owen Hargreaves made his debut in the 3-1 win over Peterborough today and is eager to be ready for the Premiership opener against Reading.

The 26-year-old midfielder who is expected to add steel to United's midfield came on as a substitute at Peterborough and did well.

Sir Alex won the battle of Fergusons as his youthful charges controlled the game and despite conceding an equaliser they were always going to win the game. Dong finally showed some promise with a stunning winner but of course the quality of the opposition has been nowhere near to Premiership level so I won't hail him yet.

Hargreaves, as I have said, did well after finally overcoming his injury. He'll be only a spectator tomorrow during the Community Shield game but will probably play on Wednesday in one of our friendlies.

'I am looking forward to playing 60 minutes in Scotland on Wednesday,' he told MUTV.

'I hope to be ready for the first game of the season against Reading.'

Sir Alex has also expressed his delight at the sight of Hargreaves being in action again.

'It was good to see Owen back.

'He would have played the first half if we had not been delayed, but I put him on in the second half so he could warm up first.'


So, all is well, isn't it, folks? Pre-season
's gone fairly well, shame that we lost against the only quality opposition. We have a chance to put it right tomorrow, though...

Writer:Zae
Date:Saturday August 4 2007
Time: 8:45PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Ibrahimovic to Sign New Contract This Week Claim

As his progress confounds the medics.

United Quartet In Team Of The Week (21/8/17)

Manchester United are represented in the latest Premier League team of the week that has been selected by BBC pundit Garth Crooks.

De Gea Out, Donnarumma In?

According to one popular red-top publication, this season could be the last season we see David de Gea wearing a Manchester United shirt.

United Interested in Draxler Claim

Although the French club, Paris Saint-Germain, have publicly announced that their winger, Julian Draxler, is not for sale, that may not be the case.

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 Swansea (a)?
Suggested By: Red Boy
De Gea6%
Valencia0%
Bailly0%
Jones0%
Blind0%
Matic2%
Pogba13%
Mata0%
Mkhitaryan61%
Lukaku8%
Rashford5%
Fellaini0%
Herrera0%
Martial5%
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)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.emmillin4
2.Amb.Whoknows4
3.ambler3
4.ForeverUnited2
5.mad_manu1
6.Baklay371
Write for Vital Football