First we begin with the news that the defensive pair of Jonny Evans and Rafael Da Silva would miss the UEFA Champions league match on Tuesday in Spain against Real Sociedad. The pair who have contributed so much in the good performances the Red devils have produced in recent times would not play a part in the game thanks to injury they picked up against Fulham at the weekend but midfielder Tom Cleverly will hopefully take part at some stage in the game.
In another news, despite it not being the transfer season, United with the help of the director Ed woods and company continues to sign major sponsorship deals in other to secure the long term future of the club.
The club recently announced the signing of a three-year regional partnership in South East Asia with Unilever.
The deal which sees Unilever become the Club's first Official Personal Care and Laundry Partner in South East Asia.
The new agreement will see Unilever become the club's Official Personal Care and Laundry Partner in nine countries including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. A number of Unilever's most popular personal care and laundry products (such as Clear, Omo and Rexona - amongst many others) will now carry the Manchester United crest.
While the Unilever deal was being announced, Manager David Moyes in his Pre match press conference backed Javier Hernandez to continue with the kind of form that has made the Mexican a key figure in Manchester United’s European campaigns.
The striker is in the squad gearing up for tonight’s Champions League clash with Real Sociedad in San Sebastian, and he will have happy memories of the country where he opened his goals account in Europe’s elite club competition.
David Moyes was quoted as saying "He's scored a lot of goals over the last few years - and he continues to do so, so we'll continue to use him,”.
Manchester United fans who have been glamouring for the inclusion of Shinji Kagawa in the starting line up were surprise to discover another side of the attacking midfielder as he enjoyed a meeting with singer and Reds fanatic Olly Murs recently with the pair revealing their admiration for each other.
Murs has just been on tour in Kagawa’s native Japan and before he left the UK he was keen to meet up with the United star to talk football and music. Kagawa himself is a big fan of Murs and was delighted with the signed album Olly presented to him. Season-ticket holder Murs chatted to Shinji about the season so far and got a few tips on some Japanese phrases!
Finally as the Red devil's face a familiar opponent tonight Utility player Phil Jones Says he is pleased with the recent runs of victory the team has recorded so far in the last few weeks and is quoted saying "We're slowly starting to get some momentum going and we hope we can carry that on in the Champions League on Tuesday.
"We'll be in a strong position [with a victory] but we need to keep our focus and make sure we go there and get the win."
And so do we at soccer4life.