"Well, you get what you deserve as a team, don't you?" the former England international replied when it was pointed out to him that Benítez's team would not be joining United, Chelsea and Arsenal in the knockout phase. More.
Vidic dismisses claims that he is unhappy at Old Trafford (Simon Stone, The Independent)
"I have never said I want to go and play in another country. Other people have spoken or written about it and I am not happy with that." More.
Vidic deal delay alerts Barca (Neil Custis, the Sun)
Nemanja Vidic has been told to forget about a new contract until 2011.
And that could spark a summer move to Barcelona. More.
Liverpool and Tottenham on alert as former Manchester United striker admits he'd like to return to England (Nick Ive, The Mirror)
Former Manchester United flop Diego Forlan would relish a return to the Premier League. More.
Sir Alex Ferguson has title in his sights as Manchester United's rival stars set to miss 10 games on African adventure (Ian Ladyman and Matt Barlow, Daily Mail)
The Old Trafford manager will be licking his lips at the prospect of Chelsea, Manchester City and Arsenal heading for a club-versus-country row over FIFA rules which could see them lose players to the Africa Cup of Nations from the end of December – much longer than was first thought. More.