United opened the scoring in the fourth minute of first-half injury time when a glorious Daley Blind pass allowed Mata to square for Depay to score his first league goal since signing from PSV Eindhoven.
Wayne Rooney says that “hopefully everyone will concentrate on me playing my football now” after proving everybody wrong with his knee against the Premier League’s bottom club Sunderland.
“It is not so easy under pressure to be top of the league and I have to praise my players that they could win and beat Sunderland“.
Phil Jones is confident Manchester United can stay top of the Barclays Premier League for the rest of the season. United will lock horns with Arsenal on October 4 at Emirates Stadium. In May you can ask me the same question.
“He was a very young talent when I was there [in Germany, managing Bayern], so I know him“, he said.
“Last year we had the feeling we could win the league”. Because of that we need to win our games.
“You need luck, but the balance of the team is better than last season,” Van Gaal is quoted in the Manchester Evening News.
We’ve got no doubt Schneiderlin will continue to improve as the season goes on and it’s quite hard to believe that United’s midfield is now the strongest part of the squad, after years of having a dire set of options. I don’t see it every week but I see [generally] that we are better as a team and a selection. “So for us he is more important than I thought before he came”. “He’s a very good player“. Sunderland weren’t particularly bad to begin with but they never looked to be a threat and after Memphis scored the first goal in the dying minutes, it seemed unlikely that Sunderland would come into the game.
“We do (back him), not that he needs it”, Fletcher said.
“We can’t keep saying we will take the good things out of the game“, Advocaat said.
David Moyes cashed in on one of the most freakish decisions of Jose Mourinho to land the former Valencia winger and the Red Devils have since gone through a period of transition to stabilize under their current manager.