Out-of-contract United defender Ferdinand considering MLS offer

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has plenty of options as his contract winds down at Old Trafford.

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Ryan Giggs insists that Manchester United have the right players to make a concerted challenge for the Premier League title next season.

Louis van Gaal – who remains the favourite for the job – wants United to name him as manager now so he can concentrate on his World Cup campaign as Netherlands boss.


Liverpool are eyeing the midfielder dubbed the "new Michael Ballack of German football" in Emre Can and his Bayer Leverkusen team-mate  Son Heung-Min, 21, who is a South Korea striker.


Schalke’s 20-year-old left-back Sead Kolasinac – one of the hottest prospects in the Bundesliga – has emerged as a target for Manchester United.

Stoke City boss Mark Hughes is optimistic he will sign Liverpool winger Oussama Assaidi on a permanent deal.


Louis van Gaal’s top targets this summer, if he took over at Manchester United, would be Bayern Munich’s Toni Kroos and Roma’s Kevin Strootman.

Alan Pardew is ready to make a bid to bring Swansea midfielder Jonjo Shelvey to Newcastle.

West Ham co-owner David Sullivan says the club’s managerial situation will be discussed in the summer following fans’ angry protests against Sam Allardyce during Saturday’s loss at West Brom.


Liverpool are the latest club to show an interest in Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, who has been watched by Arsenal, Everton, Newcastle and Juventus after scoring 17 goals this season.

Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane regrets his disrespect to former team-mates Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes for not including them in his ‘greatest Manchester United XI’ in a recent documentary.


Rio Ferdinand is mulling over offers from Turkish clubs Galatasaray and Besiktas, MLS outfit LA Galaxy and Al Gharafa of Qatar but would prefer to stay at Manchester United.


United are coming under increasing pressure from Nike and Adidas to finalise a new kit deal, thought to be worth around £600m, before the start of the World Cup in June.

Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood is getting frustrated with other managers who he believes are touting themselves for his job.