Wednesday, December 30
United in the news
van der Sar given leave after wife suffers brain haemorrhage (Daniel Taylor, The Guardian)
Annemarie van Kesteren has been described as "very poorly" after collapsing on 23 December. More.
Real plotting Vidic swoop (Tony Little, The Sun)
REAL MADRID are poised to make a £20million end-of-season bid for Manchester United central defender Nemanja Vidic. More.
Vidic becomes Real Madrid's £20million summer target (Mark Ogden, Daily Telegraph)
Real have identified the Serbia international as their top defensive target. More.
United planing £20million transfer swoop for French goalkeeper (Alan Nixon, The Mirror)
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson wants to get his hands on France World Cup keeper Hugo Lloris - but will have to pay Lyon £20million for their top shot-stopper. More.
Sir Alex Ferguson resigned to losing £30m Nemanja Vidic to Real Madrid (James Ducker, The Times)
Nemanja Vidic’s days at Manchester United look increasingly numbered, with Real Madrid confident of signing the Serbia defender in the summer. More.
Real Madrid prepare £20m swoop for Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic (Daily Mail)
Having signed Cristiano Ronaldo in a world record £80million deal in June, Real now want his former Old Trafford team-mate. More.
Ferguson happy with two-point deficit (Simon Stone, The Independent)
"I would definitely have taken being two points behind the leaders," said Ferguson. More.