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Manchester United: What The Hell Do We Do Now

Started on 24 April 2014 by No1VillaFan
Latest Reply on 30 July 2014 by TVDLC123
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Smalling Sold As Japanese Right Back Comes In

Smalling has been sold to Chelsea

Chris Smalling has been sold to Chelsea for a fee believed to be around £7.25m. The English defender was another player who Brendan Rodgers deemed was not needed anymore and Chelsea was the shock team to come in for him. Smalling is looking forward to plying his trade in London and at Stamford Bridge.

I had to leave because I need to be playing for my England career and I think that I am better than the two centre backs that United have at the moment so the move to Chelsea will show everyone how good I actually can be. I believe I am at the team who will in the title this season in Chelsea.

Since Smalling has left Brendan Rodgers has tried to carry on in the wake of Sandro getting arrested and announced the signing of Japanese right back Asuto Uchida from Schalke in Germany and he is familiar to many football fans across Europe and Japan having made his debut for the nation in 2008 against Chile. He has gone on to make 60 appearances for his country.

Uchida signs on for United

Uchida began his career at Okayama in January 2006, making a total of 124 appearances, where he scored 3 goals for the club, During his time at Okayama his team lifted the Nihon-League 1 in 2007, 2008 and 2009, won the Japanese Emporor's Cup in 2008 and won the Japanese Super Cup in 2010.

In July 2010 he joined Schalke for £1.1m and made 99 appearances, scoring 1 goal. During his time with Japan and Schalke, Uchida's team lifted the Asian Nations Cup in 2011, the German Cup in 2012 and the Super Cup in 2011 before landing his move to Manchester United for £7.25m.
Ooooo, hope that's worth it. Personally what I think of Chris Smalling as a footballer should be kept to myself but Uchida will hopefully prove money well spent!
Hunter Yeah he will be worth it

The Match Fixing Allegation

Sandro's attorny speaks out

Today Sky Sports can give more information about the Sandro match fixing allegations and it really does not look good for him as police both here in England and in Brazil have phone records of the two parties calling each other. This could be coincidence but we now understand that Sandro is likely to be charged with Match Fixing.

Sandro can not talk but his attorny Henrique Carvalho had this to say. My client would like to strenuously deny all allegations of Match Fixing and the alleged fraud to do with the gang of businessmen. He has absolutely done nothing wrong and would like to say that he will be cleared in the end, that is all no questions thank you.

If Sandro is found guilty he could under new rules be banned from football for life. There is a lot of shock in his home nation that he would have got sent off to make money but he apparently owed millions from gambling and with his family living in Brazil it is understood they were being threatened, hence why he had to do it. It is going to unravel soon though that is for sure.

Manchester United Squad Numbers Announced

Brendan Rodgers today the numbers that each player will wear this season.

Nathanial Clyne takes over his favoured number two shirt from previous incumbent John Stones, who will now wear number five. Alexander Buttner will wear the previously vacant number three during the upcoming campaign. Steven Naismith will wear his favoured number seven shirt for the forthcoming campaign.

New signing Kevin Mirallas takes over the number eight shirt from Antonio Candreva, who moves to twenty-eight. Robin van Persie takes over the number nine shirt from previous incumbent Steven Naismith. New signing Christian Eriksen will be pleased to have secured his favoured number ten shirt, with the recently arrested Sandro vacating it and moving to number twenty-one.

Robin van Persie has given up the number eleven shirt to Andros Townsend. New signing Vlad Chiriches will be wearing number twelve in his new colours, with Wilfried Bony vacating it and moving to number twenty-six. Reece James, highly thought of by Rodgers will wear the previously vacant number fifteen during the upcoming campaign.

Ryan Giggs has given up the number 16 shirt to Ben Amos. Giggs will now be seen wearing the twenty-four shirt instead. Julian Draxler has had to settle for the number eighteen shirt since Christian Eriksen is in possession of his favoured number ten shirt. Wellington Nem takes the nineteen shirt with it not belonging to another player.

Ravel Morrison takes over the number twenty shirt from Andriy Yarmolenko, who moves to twenty-two. Jordan Rhodes takes over the number twenty-three shirt from Tom Cleverly, who himself will wear the number twenty-nine shirt. New recruit Atsuto Uchida has taken the number twenty-seven shirt, with Ravel Morrison moving to the twenty shirt to make it possible.

Xherdan Shaqiri takes the thirty shirt with it not belonging to another player.





We have a lot of midfielders, but we need them because of the way we are going to play this season. We are going to go gung ho and all out for it. I can not wait for the season to start now! said Rodgers.
Absolutely exceptional update. Surprised at Giggs not keeping '11' until retirement! Great squad you've built there mate.

Oscar: I Was Also Approached!

Chelsea star Oscar was also approached by match fixers

We are just days away from finding out if Sandro will be charged and/or bailed. If he is bailed his legal team have found a loophole to allow him to play for Manchester United but the rumours and reports that we are getting is that he is sure to be charged with Match Fixing.

In a drastic turn of events though Chelsea midfielder and fellow countryman Oscar came out today and said that he was 'approached' by a consortium of 'businessmen' and asked to get yellow cards at certain times in the tournament. He said no to them and thinks that Sandro is part of a scheme set up to try frame him so the consortium can keep there money.

This is very unfortunate for my friend Sandro. He would not do anything like this and at the World Cup was devastated when we went out. I think that although it will take weeks, maybe months that he will come out of this 'Not Guilty'. If he doesn't then he has betrayed his country, his club and his friends.

Whether or not this is sorted quickly, it is now likely that Oscar will be called as a witness if this goes all the way to court. I can not image what Sandro is feeling right now but one thing for sure, it is going to get very heated in the next couple of weeks.
Very good story mate
I enjoy reading it :)
I like this idea mate! :D looking forward to see what happens with Sandro
oh my oh my! D: intense
Bst Thanks very much it is only going to get better

AAN It is only going to intensify

TAT Hell yeah it is, but this is nothing yet!

Community Shield

Welcome to BT Sport and the coverage of the Community Shield between last season's F.A Cup winners Manchester United and Everton, the Premier League Champions.

Can Manchester United concentrate on the job in hand with everything going on with Sandro?
Or will Everton win another trophy and keep on surprising?

Lets get straight to the team news and start with Manchester United first. They have a few injury problems prior to this match with regular centre back John Stones injured, new signing Vlad Chiriches will start his first game for the club. With Sandro banned from playing at the moment, Morgan Scheiderlin and Christian Erisksen make the central midfield partnership.

The attacking midfielders are new signing Kevin Mirallas and Andros Townsend. These are going to be rotated around as there are several players who can play in that position in Nem, Shaqiri, Yarmolenko and Candreva.

Upfront we have Van Persie and Naismith as we expected.

Then we have Everton, the Champions with largely the same squad but Martinez has dropped Barkley in favour of youngster Gavin May! It is Howard in goal, Baines, Duffy, Distin and Coleman across the back. New signing Fallaini and May in the middle, Jeremy Menez, Fernandez and Mcgeady playing behind Niang.

This is going to be a very close game but we expect United to edge it 1-0.

United Win First Silverware Of The Season

Van Persie lifts the Community Shield at Wembley again!

On a warm summer's afternoon at Wembley, Manchester United's ex Everton players came back to stalk them as Robin Van Persie lifted the Community Shield after a 2-1 victory for the Red Devils.

Things did not get off to a good start for Everton as Winger Kevin Mirallas seized on an error by Jeremy Menez to score an accurate finish. Striker Steven Naismith doubled the lead for United with a impeccably timed finish on 29 minutes. Then he had a further two goals disallowed for offside and handball respectively. Each were very dubious, the offside looked tight and the ball did not touch his hand and was infact his chest.

Mirallas scored the first of two goals for Manchester United

Everton got themselves back into it on the 46th minute through wonderkid M'Baye Niang but it was to no avail and United won the Shield.

It is such a good feeling to have won the Community Shield and the goal I scored just shows that last season was no fluke and me and Robin along with Jordan, Wellington and Wilfried are going to tear up the Premier League this season. I would like to wish Everton the best of luck too because they are a club close to my heart and I am sure will challenge us this season again.

Sandro Charged And Sentenced

Sandro Comes Clean

In a humiliation for Brazilian midfielder Sandro he today came out and admitted that he got sent off on purpose. It is understood he has come to an agreement to name everyone involved for a 6 month ban from football while he goes to prison.

In a statement from his attorney Henrique Carvalho Ranieri Guimarães Cordeiro today admitted that he had taken a bribe to get himself both booked and sent off. He was today sentenced to 6 months in Prison and was told he could resume playing at Manchester United once his prison term was up. We are confident he will be back in England to play football in six months time. My client would like to sincerely apoligise for the trouble this has caused and hopes that everyone in time will forgive him. That is all no questions thank you

Sandro will be in a prison like this one for 6 months

So Manchester United and the British government have a decision to make now, well the government first as to weather they allow Sandro back into the country after what has happened and then Manchester United, who are refusing to comment on the situation as to weather they want Sandro back or not after. This is going to rumble on for the whole 6 months which he has been very lucky the Brazilian authorities have been so lenient. In the process though 21 criminals have been took off the street.
Congrats for winning a trophy! Well...I hope they never allow Sandro in England! He don't deserves!

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