It is no secret that Real Madrid’s coach, Jose Maurinho is the number one choice of Manchester United’s fan to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson. With an impressive CV and burning desire to be the boss at Old Trafford, the self-proclaimed ‘Special One’ has endeared the club supporters as the man for the future. But it is not the fans that make the decision though. The board, with the full endorsement of Sir Alex Ferguson and legendary United’s player, Sir Bobby Charlton, has decided that Everton’s boss , David Moyes should be given the chance to continue the legacy built by the Sir Alex and be United’s very own special one. (more…)
Arsene Wenger reckons Michael Carrick deserves to be Player of the Year – and is good enough to play for Barcelona. Arsenal boss Wenger says Carrick deserves the nod over his Manchester United team-mate – and former hero of the Gunners – Robin van Persie and joked Luis Suarez is no longer a contender after his biting bust-up.
Ahead of Carrick and the Reds’ much-anticipated visit to the Emirates on Sunday, Wenger said:
I would choose Carrick, as Robin had it last season – give it to somebody different. He is a quality passer. He could play in Barcelona. He would be perfectly suited to their game. He has a good vision and an intelligent player and it is for what he has achieved in his whole career as well. It is this year or never for him – he is 32 years old and after they go down. I think Carrick is an under-rated player in England – sometimes not only should the goal-scorer be rewarded but the real players in the heart of the game.Carrick, for me, deserves it. (more…)