Monday, January 4

United in the news

Manchester United 0 - 1 Leeds United (Daniel Taylor, The Guardian)

Manchester United, the 11-time winners, had not been knocked out of the third round since losing at Bournemouth in 1984 and yet the team from League One played with not a hint of trepidation.

Fergie: I will wield the axe (The Sun)

"We have a semi-final on Wednesday night and a lot of these players today won't be playing."

Vidic's United future in doubt after mystery injury withdrawal (David McDonnell, The Mirror)

Vidic, a target for Barcelona and Real Madrid, is unsettled at United and Fergie was clearly angered by the defender's decision to pull out at such a late stage.

Manchester United wise to make a ton of changes (Duncan Castles, The Times)

Sir Alex Ferguson will tinker with his line-up for the hundredth consecutive game to cope with the demands of an intense schedule.

Chelsea cleared to make Franck Ribery bid (Daily Mail)

Manchester City and Manchester United may also revive their interest.

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