According to reputed Spanish journalist Luis Rojo, Manchester United’s latest offer to sign Frenkie de Jong in the summer transfer window is closer to Barcelona’s valuation of the Dutch midfielder. The Red Devils have tabled a bid worth €65 million, but the Catalan giants want €75 million for de Jong. Frenkie de Jong’s career has reached a crossroads ahead of the summer transfer window. While the 25-year-old remains one of Barcelona’s best players, his long-term future at Camp Nou is up in the air as the Catalan giants want to cash in on him to reduce their wage bill and
Louis Saha says Paul Pogba’s departure on a free transfer is ‘bad business’ by Manchester United but believes the club have made the right decision moving him on. On Wednesday United confirmed Pogba, 29, would be leaving Old Trafford after six years, with his contract running out at the end of June. After paying Juventus close to £90million for the midfielder in 2016, the Red Devils will not see a return on their investment, with Pogba in talks with the likes of Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid and a return to Turin over a free transfer. Saha, who played for United
Louis Saha believes Manchester United can look to Newcastle and Eddie Howe as inspiration following their appointment of Erik Ten Hag. Since club legend Ole Gunnar Solksjaer was sacked in November, the Red Devils’ season has nosedived further under interim manager Ralf Rangnick. Man United confirmed that Ajax boss Ten Hag will take charge at the end of the campaign. The Dutchman is on course to win his third Eredivisie title and has previously worked under Pep Guardiola while at German giants Bayern Munich. By contrast, since Howe was appointed in November, the Magpies’ have surged up the league table.
Louis Saha won’t be surprised if European champions Chelsea signSevilla defender Jules Kounde as the replacement for outgoing German international Antonio Rudiger. Ex-Roma star Rudiger is on his way out of Chelsea after failing to agree a new deal with the club. Speaking after the 1-0 victory at home to 10-man West Ham United in a Premier League London Derby encounter played on Sunday, Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel told reporters that Rudiger will leave the club when his contract expires this summer as he said the centre back has communicated his decision to leave to him. Former Manchester United and
Everton attacker Richarlison has the quality to play for any top team in the Premier League according to Louis Saha. The Frenchman talked about Richarlison and former club Everton while he was on Boyle Sports as he said that the Toffees would struggle to hold on to the Brazilian international for obvious reasons. Louis Saha is certain that Richarlison is a quality player that would fit perfectly at Chelsea. He was speaking after Richarlison scored twice from the penalty spot during the 3-2 loss at fellow relegation strugglers Burnley in the Premier League last week Wednesday. Louis Saha also mentioned
Louis Saha has given the reason behind the struggles of Cristiano Ronaldo in his second spell at Manchester United. The Portuguese international captain returned to the Theatre of Dreams for his second spell in August 2021 on a two-year deal with the option of an extra year. He had joined Manchester United from Juventus where he spent three years. Ronaldo has struggled at various times in the first season of his second spell as a Manchester United player and Frenchman Louis Saha is certain about the reason behind his struggles in front of goal especially since the start of this
Frenchman Louis Saha has mentioned his three funniest teammates during his time at Manchester United. Louis Saha named the three funny characters from his time at Old Trafford in a chat with British radio station talkSPORT as he mentioned compatriot Patrice Evra, skipper Roy Keane and South African star Quinton Fortune. On Keane, Louis Saha said the Irishman had his teammates on their toes and that he was always in the middle of the dressing room. Roy Keane has a reputation for being a hard man amongst fans and players from the other team, but Saha revealed that the ex-Republic
Louis Saha is certain that Derby County manager Wayne Rooney is ready to move to the next level in his managerial career. Louis Saha talked about a managerial step up for former Manchester United teammate Rooney in a chat with Genting Casino. According to him, Rooney has what it takes if he moves up to the Premier League. Derby County boss Rooney has been seriously linked with the vacant managerial job at Merseyside club Everton. Rooney is not a stranger to Everton having come through the academy at the club before making his bow as a professional footballer in the
Frenchman Louis Saha has backed new Manchester United boss Ralf Rangnick in the UEFA Champions League this season. Louis Saha spoke to the bookmakers website about the German tactician. Louis Saha is adamant that his former club can win the Champions League title this season just like Chelsea did last season. Thomas Tuchel is a protege of Rangnickand he became the Chelsea manager in January 2021 just after club legend Frank Lampard was sacked. Tuchel went on to win the Champions League title by beating fellow Premier League side Manchester City in the final last summer. The first half strike
Ex-Manchester United striker Louis Saha has revealed the biggest mistake made by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer during his almost three-year spell as manager. Louis Saha discussed the exit of the Norwegian in a chat with Tribal Football as he said that he was too nice to his players. Louis Saha revealed that not calling out players after had performances was the greatest mistake made by the former Manchester United striker popularly known as babyface assassin during his playing days. According to the Frenchman, Solskjaer lacked the ability to speak out when he was not happy with his players.