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Manchester United has reached the finals of the Europa League

Manchester United has reached the finals of the Europa League

With an aggregate score of 2-1, Manchester United has edged out a victory over Celta de Vigo and the English Premier League club will be facing off with Ajax in the finals which will be played on May 24.


This is the 1st time that Manchester United has advanced into the finals of the European competition since it kicked off which was back in1971.

Manchester United has generally been able to compete and qualify for the UEFA Champions League on a consistent basis but recent struggles has seen them being dropped to the Europa League and if they are able to defeat Ajax in the finals on May 24, then Jose Mourinho and his squad will earn a qualification spot for the upcoming Champions League season.

Jose Mourinho is not very pleased about the date of the finals as Manchester United still has 3 more Premier League matches left to be played while Ajax on the other hand only has 1 match.

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Robin Van Persie Compared To Vardy For Aston Villa

Robin Van Persie Compared To Vardy For Aston Villa

There are certain statements that are not easily forgotten. For instance, in 2012 Sir Alex Ferguson by taking on Robin van Persie who was then footballer of the year and Arsenal striker of repute.


His statement was in the Premier League and it was regarding being able to win the title of Premier League one last time. Even though the squad did come under financial pressure he took on the striker of 29 years of age and for 24 million Pounds. He had scored about 26 goals in the 2012-2013 seasons, which also lead to a hat trick win of Aston Villa and resulted in United winning their league title for the 20th time.

Ferguson at that time indulged in buying Van Persie for the team. It was akin to a retirement present that he bought for himself and the team. It is a similar situation now as Jamie Vardy; the present player of the year is being bid for by Arsene Wenger who is on his way out.

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Louis van Gaal has hinted that Manchester United may not go into the transfer market

Louis van Gaal has hinted that Manchester United may not go into the transfer market

Louis van Gaal has hinted that Manchester United may not go into the transfer market for a new signing, as he believes that Memphis Depay can accommodate into the striker’s position.

The 21-year-old was recently brought in from Dutch football £ 25 million. He is widely known as the winger, but van Gaal has revealed another dimension within the Dutchman. He says thatDepay has always shown the ability to learn as he goes in the game. This would allow him to become a striker in the future. Even though he is not the most physical player around,Depay can use his incredible pace to great advantage according to van Gaal.

The Dutchman was put forward the question of signing a replacement for Robin van Persie, who is believed to be on the verge of leaving the club for Fenerbahce. The Turkish club have reportedly agreed a £ 4.5 million deal for the 31-year-old. Only a few minor details regarding the contract are to be sorted and the player will be undergoing a medical in the next few days. Van Gaal, though, maintained that van Persie remains a Manchester United player until further confirmation. It is understood that van Persie is not happy with the assurances provided by van Gaal going into the new season.

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