The United boss described the former England skipper as a club legend as he looked ahead to the game against the out-of-form Toffees.
After enduring a drab December and failing to bring the electrifying brand of football the Old Trafford faithful crave the jury is still out for Louis van Gaal.
Last week’s Champions League action provided talking-points aplenty, but BT Sport’s exclusivity is plain wrong.
Manchester United have been given a huge boost ahead of the Southampton clash with the news Wayne Rooney will return after missing the last two matches with a hamstring injury.
Chris Smalling has warned his Manchester United team-mates that the repercussions will be dire this season if they don’t start taking their chances in front of goal.
Manchester United’s 2-1 Champions League defeat away to PSV Eindhoven was compounded by Luke Shaw’s awful double leg fracture.
Louis van Gaal lifted Manchester United to fourth in his first campaign in charge and ex-Red Devil Dion Dublin says they will land a first trophy since the 2013 Premier League next year.
Manchester United will be without Marcos Rojo, Phil Jones, Daley Blind and Michael Carrick as they seek to cause an upset at league leaders Chelsea on Saturday.
The FA Cup is Manchester United’s top priority this season, according to defender Luke Shaw, ahead of tonight’s fourth-round replay against League Two side Cambridge United.
Louis van Gaal has been touted as having turned the corner during his side’s ongoing 11-match unbeaten run, and there has even been increasing talk of a possible title challenge, yet his record is arguably worse than Moyes’ and comes on the back of an unprecedented summer spending spree.
Phelan, who spent five years as Sir Alex Ferguson’s right-hand man at Old Trafford before leaving when David Moyes took over the reins in 2013, says the new regime under Louis van Gaal could be the reason for United’s injuries this term.