United looking to leave Carrington
Manchester United are looking to relocate their training ground from Carrington due to problems with expanding the site there, according to the Manchester Evening News.
High-level club sources say United are constrained by the narrow country lane on Birch Road.
The club have looked at buying agricultural land but building football pitches on land used for food production could pose problems.
Exclusive – Manchester United turn down Wan Bissaka offer from Inter
Manchester United have turned down an attempt from Inter Milan to land Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
The Italian giants have offered Dutch wing-back Denzel Dumfries in a shock swap deal but United are not interested.
Right-back Wan-Bissaka, 26, has made 10 starts for Erik ten Hag this season, despite missing over a month with a hamstring problem, and is seen as a valued member of the squad.
He was due to be out of contract at the end of this season but United have now activated an option which sees him tied at Old Trafford until 2025.
Newport’s clash with Manchester United a sell out
Newport’s historic FA Cup clash with Manchester United sold out within half an hour this morning.
But only after the League Two team were forced to sell the tickets online after club staff got threatened and abused by fans.
County opened up their ticket office on Thursday but some supporters kicked off when it was closed at 7pm with some fans still queuing.
There were some angry confrontations between supporters and club staff – so it was decided to sell the rest of the tickets online only this morning.
A club spokesman told SunSport: “There was quite a bit of unwarranted abuse and threatening behaviour shown towards staff when the ticket office closed on Thursday.”
The tickets had sold out just 30 minutes after they went on sale at 10am.
County say they have sold a capacity 9,500 tickets with 1,400 allocated to Manchester United for Sunday’s game.
INEOS representatives visit Leicester’s training ground
Manchester United visited Leicester’s state of the art training ground recently and were reportedly “bowled over” by the facilities according to the Manchester Evening Post.
The Seagrave training complex opened in 2021.
Its designer, Mags Mernagh, is now the director of infrastructure at Manchester United and overseeing the enhancements at Carrington.