Here’s the story behind its creation and how it went from being planned to be smuggled into the UEFA-controlled Etihad Stadium on matchday to it being revealed in the city’s most iconic park.
Despite the euphoria of Anthony Martial’s dazzling Old Trafford debut it was Manchester United’s Daley Blind who continues to impress.
With Manchester United set to line-up against Liverpool on Saturday without a locally-developed player in the side for the first time in Premier League history, the topic of home-grown talent is a contentious one.
England duo Phil Jones and Chris Smalling have impressed in United’s last two Premier League fixtures – victories over Tottenham and Liverpool respectively – that have put Champions League qualification well within their grasp.
Gone in (under) 60 seconds: Man Utd’s Van Gaal looking up not down after Gerrard calamity costs Liverpool
Juan Mata notched either side of half time to put the Manchester United into a commanding lead at Anfield, though ten-man Liverpool – who had substitute Steven Gerrard sent off in the first minute of the second half – did pull one back through Daniel Sturridge.
Manchester United’s 3-0 battering of Tottenham has led coach Louis van Gaal to say he believes the Red Devils are capable of overtaking local rivals Manchester City.
Three-times European champions United rose two places to second in the 2015 annual Deloitte Football Money League report published yesterday.
Manchester City’s pleas for Uefa to take action against CSKA Moscow after a small section of fans watched their closed-door Champions League game have fallen on deaf ears, after the governing body decreed no rules had been broken.
Falcao is one of ‘dying breed’, says Man Utd hero Andy Cole who tips him to be Old Trafford treasure
Ex-Manchester United favourite Andy Cole thinks that new signing Falcao is one of a dying breed of out-and-out goalscorers left in professional football.
Tough love: Louis van Gaal will push Manchester United back to their best, says former-Red Gerard Pique
New boss Louis van Gaal is just what Manchester United need to give them an extra push, says Gerard Pique – who found out first-hand what it was life was like working under the fiery Dutchman.
He’s got bottle: Manchester United’s Louis van Gaal will drink to success with vintage Reds boss Sir Alex Ferguson
Louis van Gaal revealed that his appointment as Manchester United’s new manager has got the seal of approval from legendary boss Sir Alex Ferguson.