Saturday, November 14

United in the news

Fergie in for £20m Carlton - Manchester United to fight Liverpool for West Ham's Cole (Matt Lawton, Daily Mail)

Manchester United plan to make a £20million bid for West Ham’s Carlton Cole when the transfer window reopens in January.

Palermo deny receiving offers for Manchester United and Liverpool target Kjaer (The Independent)

Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini has confirmed that his club have received no official offers for Danish defender Simon Kjaer.

Nani attempts to play down Ferguson row (The Independent)

Manchester United winger Nani insists he has "no problem" with manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

Referees' union hints at action against Sir Alex Ferguson over Alan Wiley remarks (The Guardian)

Sir Alex Ferguson's two-match touchline ban for criticising the referee Alan Wiley may not yet be the end of the matter with the secretary of the referees union raising the possibility of legal action against the Manchester United manager.

Have referees closed ranks against Manchester United? (The Guardian)

Winter even said Didier Drogba should not necessarily have been penalised for fouling Wes Brown because such things happen all the time, an argument so spectacularly moronic that we feel slightly unclean even mentioning it.

Sir Alex Ferguson happy to have Alan Wiley referee United games (Mark Ogden, Daily Telegraph)

Sir Alex Ferguson has moved to draw a line under the acrimonious Alan Wiley saga by contacting the Staffordshire official and insisting he has no concerns over the referee taking charge of future Manchester United games.

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