Manchester United confirmed on Friday afternoon that two of their players (a goalkeeper and a midfielder) Lee Grant and Juan Mata signed one-year contract extensions at Old Trafford and the announcement didn't get the attention of just the fans, it got the reaction of some of the players, especially Bruno Fernandes. The Portugal international midfielder took to Twitter to react to the official United announcement particularly about Mata's contract extension announcement and it has had fans reacting in their way as well.
The summer transfer window is expected to be a busy one for English Premier League giants Manchester United even though they continue to remain quiet with their dealings at the moment. The Red Devils are expected to sign new players in order to close the gap between them and league winners Manchester City and they have also been tipped to let go of players who do not have the full ingredients needed for them to be genuine Manchester United players.
With the English Premier League title already in the bag and a Champions League final ahead to be prepared for, Manchester City are already making plans for next season. The Etihad club will lose a veteran top striker in Sergio Agüero and there's every need for them to sign a proven replacement that can lead their attacking line for the next couple of years.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has taken his City side to the semi-final of a Champions League campaign for the first time since he was appointed as the club:s manager, and there are high hopes within the club that he could well guide them to a title triumph this time around as well. In the previous campaigns, the Spanish manager had never gone beyond the quarter-final of the competition, with many criticizing him for being unable to go beyond that stage despite always spending huge sums on transfers.
Everton midfielder Andre Gomes will sit out the upcoming league game at Brighton and Hove Albion with the hamstring injury sustained in the last Premier League outing. Andre Gomes picked up the hamstring problem during the league game at home to Crystal Palace on Monday evening.
Liverpool fans are probably trying to hold on to a thread of hope that their beloved club could still go all the way and get their hands on the prestigious trophy at the end of this season, but can the Reds really secure a UCL title triumph?
Chelsea's United States Men's National Team winger Christian Pulisic is currently a sidelined player at the club and has found playing time very hard to come by under German manager Thomas Tuchel. The winger is now a frustrated figure at Stamford Bridge and even though he has been fit in their last few games, he has not been used. The former Borussia Dortmund attacker was not even included in the team that beat Everton 2-0 at Stamford Bridge on Monday, fuelling reports of him potentially leaving the Blues in the summer.
Chelsea were handed a double blow on the disciplinary front during the Champions League last 16 first leg clash with Spanish La Liga table toppers Atletico Madrid last night following the news that midfielders Mason Mount and Jorginho will miss the return leg next month.
Eric Bailly was signed by Manchester United with a lot of hope that he would become the next Nemanja Vidic or Rio Ferdinand. He joined the club from Villarreal in 2016 for around £35 million but his time at Old Trafford has been ravaged by injuries.
Aston Villa manager Dean Smith has been named on a four-man shortlist for the Premier League Manager of the Month for December 2020. Dean Smith made the list after an impressive return of three wins and two draws from five league matches in the month of December.