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Manchester United are backmost successful nan Champions League and dream that Wednesday's mammoth matchup against Bayern Munich tin commencement to heal their wounding commencement to nan caller season.

With 3 losses from their opening 5 Premier League games, Saturday's embarrassing 3-1 loss astatine location to Brighton gave leader Erik 10 Hag a sadistic reminder of his task this term. The Red Devils manager, who's only been capable to return a 21-man squad to Munich, is nether mounting unit and moreover causing interest among staff pursuing questionable business successful nan summer transportation window.

That's conscionable for illustration nan situations pinch Jadon Sancho, who was banished from first-team training past week, and Antony, who's connected a time off of absence due to facing allegations of assault, each of which he denies. At slightest fans tin attraction connected nan shot tonight...

Stay correct present for each nan latest United news, build-up to nan lucifer and much passim Wednesday...

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07:09Nathan Ridley

Good morning

Hello and invited to Wednesday's unrecorded Manchester United blog!

We've person each nan build-up to tonight's conflict pinch Bayern Munich, nan latest takeover news and overmuch more.

Let's get consecutive into it.

22:56Daniel Orme


That's unluckily each we person clip for this evening.

Make judge you subordinate america agleam and early for moreover much of nan latest news from Old Trafford and build up to tomorrow's HUGE crippled pinch Bayern Munich.

22:00Daniel Orme

Arnold grilled complete Antony and Sancho

Manchester United’s main executive Richard Arnold faced a number of reliable questions from disgruntled Red Devils unit this week, pinch nan club’s approaches to some Antony and Mason Greenwood precocious connected nan agenda.

United person endured a woeful commencement to nan run some connected and disconnected nan transportation this term. They person mislaid 3 retired of their opening 5 Premier League games - leaving them 13th successful nan table.

Read nan afloat communicative here

21:33Daniel Orme

Ten Hag reveals Man Utd problem

Erik 10 Hag believes he's ne'er started pinch his strongest Manchester United XI - pinch nan Dutchman nether immense pressure.

He told reporters: "From nan commencement of past season, I don't deliberation I ever started with, successful my opinion, nan champion starting XI. There was ever injuries.

"We ever sewage results isolated from nan play that we are successful now. I person knowledgeable it successful nan past and managed it. You person to woody pinch it. I for illustration these situations because you person to grip it and cognize what to do, and that is focusing connected nan process."

Read his thoughts successful afloat here

20:59Daniel Orme

Ten Hag continues acquainted theme

Erik 10 Hag, nary uncertainty done nary responsibility of his own, was precocious for his property convention astatine nan Allianz Arena, which was appropriate.

Nowadays, Manchester United are precocious for astir things. Decent signings, stadium improvements, tackles. On nan field, successful particular, it is an elite nine trundling on successful nan slow lane. In fact, astatine 1 constituent during nan conclusion to Brighton astatine nan weekend, nan squad looked arsenic though it had travel to a virtual standstill.

Read nan afloat file here

20:37Daniel Orme

Title winners still successful action

A group of footballers are arranging games betwixt themselves - pinch respective erstwhile Premier League stars taking part.

Each week, 20 non-contracted aliases retired players meet up successful Manchester to play a friends connected a synthetic pitch. Games are arranged via a WhatsApp group which contains 66 footballers, including erstwhile Premier League and Champions League favourites.

Read much here


Ten Hag has nary Kane regrets

Manchester United leader Erik 10 Hag claimed he has nary regrets astatine not signing Harry Kane this summer.

United refused to salary Tottenham £100million for Kane, arsenic good arsenic his £400,000-a-week wages, pinch nan England skipper joining German champions Bayern Munich. Instead United signed 20-year-old rookie Rasmus Hojlund, pinch Ten Hag opinionated by nan decision, contempt Kane's proven expertise astatine nan highest level.

Ten Hag said: “No. We are happy pinch Rasmus. For nan first games, he was injured."

Read much here


Ten Hag opens up connected Maguire injury

Man United leader Erik 10 Hag has discussed Harry Maguire's wounded that is group to support him retired of tomorrow's game.

He said: "He had immoderate complaints, we person to spot really bad it is. He vanished nan training but he was not bully capable to travel."


Arnold ecpresses Ten Hag confidence

Manchester United main executive Richard Arnold said to nine unit astatine an bonzer gathering connected Monday, wherever nan club's assurance successful Erik 10 Hag was made clear.

The Telegraph study that Arnold took anonymous questions complete a Zoom call, pinch a reliable statement of questioning delivered his measurement during what was described arsenic "a no-holds barred" gathering wherever nan club's handling of nan caller situations astir Mason Greenwood and Antony was raised.

Read much here

18:33Daniel Orme

Kane gives Maguire verdict

Harry Kane has leapt to nan defence of Harry Maguire up of Wednesday's conflict betwixt Man United and his caller nine Bayern Munich.

Speaking successful a property conference, he said: “I deliberation H has travel nether immoderate really unnecessary scrutiny. “Probably been scapegoated a small spot successful position of nan measurement nan squad has gone complete caller times.

“He is simply a really bully friend of mine, he’s a awesome guy, a really difficult moving professional. From an England constituent of view, he has been 1 of our champion defenders and 1 of nan champion defenders successful nan history of our state successful an England shirt."

18:03Daniel Orme

Beckham disagrees pinch Sir Alex

Sir Alex Ferguson disagrees pinch David Beckham connected really worldwide fame yet changed nan erstwhile Manchester United superstar.

The midfielder became a family sanction aft his sublime halfway-line onslaught versus Wimbledon backmost successful 1996 earlier starring successful nan Red Devils' treble-winning squad of 1999. However, his long-time head astatine Old Trafford has now reflected connected really his player's life changed successful beforehand of his eyes.

Read nan afloat communicative here

17:32Daniel Orme

Tuchel points to Man Utd threats

Bayern Munich leader Thomas Tuchel has pointed to nan main 3 threats facing his broadside tomorrow evening.

Speaking successful a pre-match property conference, nan German said: “When you deliberation you’re successful control, they tin beryllium heavy and trust connected their outstanding modulation game, pinch Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford and now Rasmus Hojlund up front.

"We tin ne'er move off. United are ever dangerous. They person a batch of individual quality.”

17:03Daniel Orme

Cole worries for Sancho

Former Man United striker Andrew Cole has claimed that Jadon Sancho's worth will only proceed to driblet should he not find a way backmost into nan side.

Speaking to Betfred, he said: “It’s a crazy situation. If Jadon’s not playing for Manchester United, past his worth is gradually going to alteration and if they want to waste him successful nan January window, past they’re not going to beryllium capable to recoup nan mostly of nan money they spent connected bringing him to Old Trafford successful nan first place."

16:33Daniel Orme

Hamann shares Bayern prediction

Didi Hamann has claimed that Bayern Munich will beryllium "disappointed" should they not negociate to hit Manchester United by astatine slightest 3 goals.

Speaking to, he said: I"t'll beryllium absorbing to see. Man United whitethorn not beryllium what they erstwhile were, but they're still a monolithic club. I deliberation it'll beryllium a tricky crippled for Bayern because they'll beryllium expected to triumph and thing little than a 2 aliases 3-nil triumph will beryllium seen arsenic disappointing.

"That anticipation tin beryllium connected players' minds, particularly erstwhile your opponents are being presented arsenic underdogs."


Red Devils corroborate Bayern travelling squad

Harry Maguire will miss Manchester United's Champions League travel to Bayern Munich done injury.

The centre-back - who was an unused substitute successful Saturday's 3-1 location conclusion to Brighton and Hove Albion - was not named successful nan travelling statement by nan nine connected Tuesday.

Full squad:

Goalkeepers: Altay Bayindir, Tom Heaton, Andre Onana, Radek Vitek.

Defenders: Victor Lindelof, Lisandro Martinez, Sergio Reguilon, Diogo Dalot, Jonny Evans.

Midfielders: Bruno Fernandes, Christian Eriksen, Casemiro, Facundo Pellistri, Scott McTominay, Dan Gore, Hannibal.

Forwards: Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford, Rasmus Hojlund, Alejandro Garnacho, Omari Forson.

Find retired much here

15:29David McDonnell

FULL STORY: Kane hints astatine United talks

For Harry Kane, location will beryllium nary thoughts of what mightiness person been erstwhile he lines up against Manchester United connected Wednesday night.

Had things worked retired otherwise successful nan summer, Kane could person been playing for United successful nan Champions League, alternatively than German champions Bayern Munich. United leader Erik 10 Hag wanted Kane, but the nine were unwilling to salary nan £100million fee demanded by Tottenham, arsenic good arsenic nan England captain's £400,000-a-week wages.

Bayern were consenting to meet those figures, truthful Kane moved to Germany, wherever he has deed nan crushed running, pinch 4 goals successful arsenic galore Bundesliga games, pinch nary regrets whatsoever. “Over nan summertime I cognize location were immoderate talks betwixt a fewer clubs successful nan background,” said Kane.

“But Bayern were a squad I was really willing successful and really excited by, truthful location weren't galore different discussions. Once they came in, it was betwixt them and Tottenham to talk and nan woody sewage done.”

Read what other Kane had to opportunity HERE.

Harry Kane will statement up for Bayern Munich against Manchester United connected Wednesday (


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15:05Nathan Ridley

FULL STORY: Quadruple wounded boost

Manchester United stars Raphael Varane and Mason Mount person returned to training up of Wednesday's mouth-watering Champions League conflict pinch Bayern Munich.

Defender Varane and midfielder Mount person some been absent for overmuch of nan past month, expanding Erik 10 Hag's wounded database which at 1 constituent had 11 players' names on erstwhile it was confirmed that right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka would beryllium retired for 2 months. Now though, nan brace are backmost successful contention up of nan travel to Germany which will people United's return to Europe's elite competition.

Not only that but nan Red Devils person besides been boosted by midfield duo Sofyan Amrabat and Kobbie Mainoo each training separately arsenic they adjacent successful connected afloat fitness. New signing Amrabat, who joined connected indebtedness from Fiorentina connected transfer deadline day, has been incapable to make his debut because of a backmost issue, while Mainoo suffered an ankle wounded against Real Madrid successful pre-season.

More HERE.



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14:41Nathan Ridley

Dortmund 'rule out' Sancho reunion

Borussia Dortmund won't beryllium re-signing Jadon Sancho if he's made disposable by Manchester United.

According to Bild, Sancho's erstwhile nine aren't willing successful a move, pinch nan winger still training distant from United's first-team aft publically challenging Erik 10 Hag.



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14:29Nathan Ridley

Kane breaks soundlessness connected United talks

Harry Kane has responded aft being asked really adjacent he was to joining Manchester United this summer.

"I cognize location were immoderate talks betwixt a fewer clubs successful nan background," Kane told a property convention a fewer minutes ago.

"There weren't really excessively galore different discussions erstwhile Bayern came in. Manchester United are a awesome club, really large club, but I decided to travel here."

14:03David McDonnell

Ten Hag, Kane and why United blocked a move

When Harry Kane lines up for Bayern Munich against Manchester United connected Wednesday night, some he and Erik 10 Hag will nary uncertainty beryllium reasoning what mightiness person been.

Ten Hag wanted Kane to beryllium his apical summertime signing, a proven scorer to lead his onslaught and a subordinate whose goals, power and all-round play would undoubtedly person taken United person to challenging for nan title.

United made tentative enquiries astir signing Kane from Tottenham arsenic acold backmost arsenic spring, but were told it would costs them £100million successful a transportation interest and astir £400,000-a-week successful wages. Such figures were prohibitive to United, who were operating wrong tighter constraints because of stricter financial adjacent play rulings, leaving them pinch an wide transportation outlay of astir £160m.

Read nan afloat communicative HERE.

13:44Nathan Ridley

Ten Hag promotes youngster successful training

Manchester United youngster Ethan Williams has been called up to nan Red Devils' first-team squad up of their Champions League conflict pinch Bayern Munich.

Williams, 17, hails from Manchester and has risen done nan club's academy to now spot himself rubbing shoulders pinch United's elder stars. Scorer of 3 goals successful six games astatine younker level this term, arsenic good arsenic registering 2 assists, nan academy prima tin play arsenic an attacking midfielder aliases successful nan wide guardant areas.

Those are positions successful which nan Red Devils presently deficiency options, prompting leader Erik 10 Hag to merge Williams into first-team training. It's presently chartless arsenic to whether nan 17-year-old - who besides trained pinch nan elder players past week - will recreation to Munich, but nan chances look likely.

More specifications astir Williams HERE.



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13:29Nathan Ridley

Kimmich progressive for Bayern

Joshua Kimmich was subbed disconnected during Bayern Munich's 2-2 tie pinch Bayer Leverkusen but has trained today.

The German midfielder was antecedently a uncertainty for nan Bundesliga fixture but started nan lucifer connected Friday.

That was until Thomas Tuchel brought him disconnected aft an hr successful spot of Noussair Mazraoui, who came connected astatine right-back and pushed caller signing Konrad Laimer - formerly a target for United nether Ralf Rangnick - into midfield.

Kimmich, 28, has been seen training this day astatine Bayern's base, Sabener Strasse, and was joined by team-mates Kingsley Coman and Raphael Guerreiro, who are returning from injury.



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13:05Samuel Meade

Jones quality explained

Phil Jones has been pictured astatine Manchester United's Carrington training crushed arsenic he land his adjacent move pursuing his Old Trafford exit.

The England defender spent much than a decade connected nan books astatine United aft signing from Blackburn arsenic a teenager, only to spot his profession ravaged by injuries. It was confirmed that he'd beryllium leaving nan nine astatine nan extremity of past play aft making conscionable a fistful of appearances successful respective years.

Jones has been invited backmost to United's training guidelines though pinch nan Manchester Evening News confirming he'd been watching academy training sessions. He was besides coming for Saturday's U18s lucifer against Nottingham Forest, but nan nine support he isn't astir to return up a coaching role.

Read nan afloat communicative HERE.



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12:53Nathan Ridley

United threat up young goalkeeper

Manchester United person signed 12-year-old goalkeeper Billy Hartley from Fleetwood Town.

Having arrived astatine Fleetwood aged 8 arsenic an outfielder, Hartley moved betwixt nan posts and excelled.

The League One broadside person confirmed that they're successful statement to person a 'significant training compensation fee'.


Varane and Mount backmost successful training

Raphael Varane and Mason Mount to returned to training for Manchester United, pinch nan duo successful contention to look Bayern Munich tomorrow.

Meanwhile, caller signing Sofyan Amrabat and young midfielder Kobbie Mainoo are backmost connected nan grass, training separately from nan squad.

12:09Nathan Ridley

FULL STORY: Ten Hag to get look astatine target Gnabry

Manchester United will statement up against Bayern Munich without their first and second-choice correct wingers - while 1 they missed retired connected plays for nan opposition.

Following allegations of battle from aggregate women - each of which he denies - regular starter Antony has been given a time off of absence Old Trafford chiefs, while Jadon Sancho has been banished from first-team training aft publically calling retired head Erik 10 Hag and allegedly refusing to apologise. That's £158million worthy of talent unavailable for action up of Wednesday's mammoth group shape opener successful Munich.

But seeing who lines up connected Bayern's correct flank will springiness nan Red Devils level a thought of what might've been. That's because Serge Gnabry is group to beryllium deployed successful nan domiciled for nan Bundesliga giants, having been a target for United successful caller years and links resurfacing connected nan eve of Wednesday's fixture.

Last July, erstwhile Ten Hag was still getting his feet nether nan array astatine Old Trafford and Ajax were holding patient connected their £85m asking value for Antony, it emerged that United and arch rivals Man City were keen connected signing Gnabry. Within a fortnight of reports emerging, nan Germany world signed a lucrative caller contract.

More HERE.



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11:46Samuel Meade

McCoist disagrees pinch Neville verdict

Ally McCoist has called connected Manchester United's players to "take much responsibility" aft Gary Neville continued to laic blasted astatine nan Glazers' doorway aft their mediocre commencement to nan play continued.

The Red Devils mislaid for a 3rd clip successful 5 games arsenic they were outplayed by Brighton connected Saturday afternoon. The Seagulls recorded their 4th consecutive Premier League triumph complete United, whose connected unbeaten location tally came to an extremity successful emphatic style.

Brighton had recovered themselves 3-0 up earlier Hannibal Mejbri's precocious consolation arsenic Erik 10 Hag's problems mount. United are dealing pinch issues connected nan transportation and uncertainty disconnected it arsenic their takeover saga rumbles connected pinch nan Glazers' stance connected trading still not wholly known.

Read nan afloat communicative HERE.

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11:22Nathan Ridley

Champions League predictions

The Mirror Football squad person had a ace astatine predicting who'll triumph this season's Champions League.

A fewer of our writers judge that 1 of nan sides playing astatine nan Allianz Arena tomorrow will travel retired connected apical travel June erstwhile nan last is held astatine Wembley.

Spoiler: it's not Manchester United...

Manchester City won their first Champions League title successful June (


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10:59Nathan Ridley

Bayern person double fittingness boost

Bayern Munich person welcomed backmost winger Kingsley Coman and versatile left-back Raphael Guerreiro to training up of tomorrow's conflict pinch Manchester United.

Coman, 27, has often been linked pinch a move to United, while Guerreiro joined Bayern from rivals Borussia Dortmund this summertime connected a free transfer, but a calf wounded has delayed his debut.

MUNICH, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 18: Kingsley Coman of FC Bayern Muenchen is moving during Training connected September 18, 2023 successful Munich, Germany. (Photo by S. Mellar/FC Bayern via Getty Images) (


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10:33Dan Marsh

Fernandes' latest outburst harkens backmost aged tales

Bruno Fernandes has established himself arsenic 1 of Manchester United's astir influential players since joining nan nine successful 2020, but he's besides go 1 of nan astir polarising figures successful nan Premier League.

Despite being criticised successful immoderate quarters for his antagonistic assemblage connection during reliable moments, Fernandes, 29, was still Erik 10 Hag's apical choice to win Harry Maguire arsenic nan club's caller captain.

However, mobility marks complete nan Portuguese midfielder's suitability for nan domiciled has plagued United's talisman during nan early weeks of nan campaign. It's improbable they will subside immoderate clip soon either successful nan aftermath of reports outlining that Fernandes became embroiled successful a furious dressing bust-up successful nan aftermath of Saturday's 3-1 nonaccomplishment against Brighton.

Throughout his career, Fernandes has ne'er been 1 to awkward distant from sharing his sentiment - some connected and disconnected nan pitch...

More HERE.



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