Manchester United’s season is over, and Louis van Gaal’s first year in charge has seen the club do exactly what they set out to do – make it into the Champions League. The Iron Tulip worked wonders at times, improving players like Valencia and Young tenfold.
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Manchester United made the move for Radamel Falcao on transfer deadline day last summer, with fans from all corners of the globe excited about the prospect of watching one of the deadliest strikers in the world play for our club week-in week-out.
Antonio Valencia is having a troubled time on the pitch of late, and it seems like the Ecuadorian has turned to off-field antics. The United winger has apparently been ‘sexting’ two women, behind his wife’s back. This seems like an odd one to me, as Valencia is one of those players who you’d never expect something like this from.
Manchester United have this morning announced that Antonio Valencia has signed a 3 year contract extension at the club, with an option to extend it to June 2018.
As it is often mentioned, Manchester United are the club side in world football with the second-most amount of players representing any one club at the World Cup. The only side ahead of them in terms of numbers is Bayern Munich, and we here at Old Trafford Faithful plan to let you know how our lads get on after every game.
Well, it was nice to dream. Manchester United were eventually dumped out of the Champions League last night, but it was nice to see the lads put up a fight against the best team on the planet. Patrice Evra put United 1-0 up on the night with a scorcher, before Arjen Robben tore the left-back apart.
Antonio Valencia has been somewhat of a scapegoat for United this season, but yesterday he put in one of his best performances of the season by far. He also picked up a nasty cut just above his eye, but that hasn’t put the Ecuadorian off his much-deserved celebrations.
After giving up the much coveted #7 shirt in the summer, we’ve seen glimpses of Antonio Valencia back to his brilliant best. Sadly, we’ve also seen this slump in form continue and the 28-year old is being targeted by Galatasaray and their new boss Roberto Mancini, claim the Turkish newspaper Fanatik.
Manchester United today confirmed that Antonio Valencia has requested to give up the coveted number 7 shirt, and has been handed back his old number 25.
David Moyes’ first game at Old Trafford unfortunately wasn’t a winning one. Sevilla ran out 3-1 winners after United rested many senior players for the Community Shield against Wigan tomorrow. Young Belgian Adnan Januzaj was the standout for the Red Devils, he grabbed an assist.