Here are your Manchester United headlines for Sunday, May 15.
Xavi’s Cristiano Ronaldo admission
Barcelona head coach Xavi has hailed United striker Cristiano Ronaldo’s professionalism while admitting that age doesn’t impression his ideas in relation to recruitment. The Spaniard, 42, is gearing up for his first summer season switch window in cost at Camp Nou.
He took cost in November and re-signed membership legend Dani Alves nearly instantly, regardless of the Brazilian now being 39. He additional strengthened his arsenal within the January window, touchdown Adama Traore, Ferran Torres and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
The latter is 32, which means Xavi shouldn’t be afraid so as to add expertise to his ranks with gamers who’re north of 30. Ahead of the summer season, Barcelona, who’re going to be compelled to field intelligent with their recruitment due to their monetary difficulties, are being linked with signing Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski.
Erik ten Hag’s James Garner resolution
Nottingham Forest midfielder Ryan Yates has described United loanee James Garner as “one of the best” set-piece specialists within the Championship. Yates made the admission forward of Forest dealing with Sheffield United within the first leg of their Championship play-off semi-final at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon – which Steve Cooper’s aspect gained 2-1.
Forest completed fourth within the Championship standings and can lock horns with the Blades over a two-legged tie in an try to attempt to attain Wembley. United loanee Garner, who can have aspirations of turning into a key a part of Erik ten Hag’s plans at Old Trafford subsequent season, has performed an enormous position in Forest’s success this season, producing an array of excellent performances.