The BBC Radio Manchester team are joined by guest presenter Liam Bradford and United fan Nat Burrell to review it all. And thereâ€™s a Lisandro Martinez love-in after another excellent performance at the back. Lï»¿isten to the full episode on BBC SoundsManchester UnitedÂ manager Erik ten Hag would like to keep Cristiano Ronaldo until the end of the season. However, if the 37-year-old forward will not accept a reduced role, he will be allowed to find a new club.
"It was not a difficult decision, " according to Ten Hag. Raphael Varane will not play for United again before the World Cup after suffering a hamstring injury at Chelsea. Ten Hag thinks he might be fit to play for France in Qatar. Harry Maguire is training again after suffering a hamstring injury on England duty last month. Ten Hag described Maguire as a "great" player, but said he has to pick teams that suit United, not England's World Cup preparations. Lisandro Martinez has been outstanding since his arrival from Ajax. Ten Hag said the Argentina defender provides the perfect link between club and fans: "He gives everything in every challenge and duel.
"There are a lot of things we still need to do better and things we can change, but overall we are on the right path. "We have started believing in what we are doing on the pitch. A lot of the 1-0 wins gave us a lot of momentum and confidence that we could do well. That started to build up after the Brentford game. "We try to do what he [Ten Hag] wants, but on the pitch we have to make our own decisions, and the qualities we have when we get to know the base will be even better. "Sï»¿imon Stone, BBC SportManchester United manager Eï»¿rik ten Hag has spoken to the media before Thursday's Europa League group game against Sheriff Tiraspol. Hï»¿ere are the main lines from his news conference:Cristiano Ronaldo returns after being stood down for a game as punishment for refusing to come on against Tottenham.
Last week, Tottenham Hotspur joined Arsenal and Liverpool in being put to the sword at Old Trafford, and Chelsea were somewhat fortunate not to be at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Sixth is still sixth, but trailing the leaders by eight points after 11 games is actually encouraging. Why? Well, United have played nine of the current top 11 so far. A favourable run of games is on the horizon, presenting a serious opportunity to enter the top four and stay in touch with the front of the pack before the World Cup break. Beyond that, who knows what could happen? BBC Radio 5 Live will bring you seven live Champions League and Premier League commentaries this week. Tï»¿uesday, 25 OctoberRï»¿ed Bull Salzburg v Chelsea (17:45)Bï»¿orussia Dortmund v Manchester City (20:00)Wï»¿ednesday, 26 OctoberTï»¿ottenham Hotspur v Sporting Lisbon (20:00)Sï»¿aturday, 29 OctoberBï»¿righton & Hove Albion v Chelsea (15:00)Fï»¿ulham v Everton (17:30)Sï»¿unday, 30 OctoberAï»¿rsenal v Nottingham Forest (14:00 GMT)Mï»¿anchester United v West Ham United (16:15 GMT)Tï»¿imes BST unless statedManchester United are bouncing after beating Tottenham and nicking a point at the death against Chelsea.
But progress is ahead of schedule in Erik ten Hag's rebuild. The first four months of his reign have been a whirlwind, but the positives outweigh the negatives. Sure, United started horrendously and were dismantled in the Manchester derby, but the Dutchman's vision has been realised in recent games. Six wins and one defeat in nine Premier League outings since back-to-back defeats at the dawn of Ten Hag's era have lifted the Red Devils just three points off third with a game in hand.
Eï»¿rik ten Hag says Manchester United need players who show passion like Lisandro Martinez to build a relationship with fans. Casemiro's late equaliser at Stamford Bridge at the weekend sparked wild celebrations for United players, with Martinez jumping into the crowd and hugging a supporter. Tï»¿en Hag said: "We are United. Itâ€™s on the pitch and we want to have a good relationship. "We fight together and he really expressed that. Licha always does this. In every challenge, every duel, he gives everything he has - and the fans love it. "Not every player is like that, but you need some players in your team who express that. That gives a really good connection with fans. "Image source, Getty ImagesCï»¿hristian Eriksen says Manchester United's players are still getting to know each other, but there is growing belief in what the squad is capable of. Wï»¿hen asked specifically about fellow midfielder Casemiro, Eriksen said: "On the pitch, people see his value. He has been playing like this for the past eight years in Madrid so Iâ€™m not surprised he can cope - but itâ€™s lovely to play with him.
Â (Athletic - subscription required), externalBayer Leverkusen'sÂ Czech Republic striker Patrik Schick, 26, Â Lille'sÂ 22-year-old Canada international Jonathan David andÂ Lyon's French forward Moussa Dembele, 26, are Ten Hag's preferred options to replace Ronaldo. Â (Mirror), externalRonaldo is open to a return to Italy, withÂ NapoliÂ still keen on a deal following their interest in the summer. Â (Sun), externalMeanwhile, United will rival LiverpoolÂ for the signing of Benfica's 18-year-old Portugal Under-21 centre-back Antonio Silva. Â (O Jogo, via Teamtalk), externalWant more transfer stories? Read Tuesday's full gossip columnWï»¿e asked for your thoughts after Saturday's game at Stamford BridgeHï»¿ere are some of your views:Chelsea fansJared: Really poor performance from Chelsea.
Â (Talksport), externalWant more transfer stories? Read Wednesday's full gossip columnAï»¿ full breakdown of all things Cristiano Ronaldo has taken place on BBC Radio Manchester's The Devils' Advocate podcast. Oï»¿n Tuesday, the Portuguese forward returned to training with Manchester United. "I think he's been a little daft, " says Liam Bradford. "I think he's not thought through his actions. He has handed all of the power in the situation to the club and Ten Hag, which to be fair is where the power should be. "Lï»¿isten to the episode on BBC Sounds hereAï»¿lex Turk, Â Stretford Paddock, externalAre Manchester United in the title race? Probably not.
Potter is a step backwards and the recent flukey results are just papering over the cracks. At this rate we will finish eighth if we are lucky. Nï»¿ick: A game of very little quality. Our Premier League games seem to lack quality and we still donâ€™t seem to be any closer to having an identity. Not good to watch. Without Reece James and N'Golo Kante we are half the team. Mï»¿ark: Poor game. Chelsea donâ€™t have enough individual quality in attack to make a difference in tight games like this.
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Â (Football. London), externalRonaldo's options of a move to the United States include Major League Soccer clubsÂ Inter Miami, Â LA GalaxyÂ andÂ LAFC. Â (Los Angeles Times), externalLilleÂ striker Jonathan David, 22, says he would "go for" the chance to play for a "massive club". The Canada forward has been linked with a possible move toÂ United, Arsenal and Chelsea. Â (Mirror), externalUnitedÂ are happy with the work being done by football director John Murtough amid speculation they are about to appoint former Liverpool director Michael Edwards in his role. Â (Express), externalManchester CityÂ would receive 40% of any transfer fee shouldÂ Real Madrid decide to sell 23-year-old Spain midfielder Brahim Diaz toÂ Manchester United. The 'anti-United' clause was included in Diaz's Â£15. 5m move from City to Real in 2019 and is still valid. Â (Gazzetta dello Sport, via Star), externalNewly appointedÂ MiddlesbroughÂ manager Michael Carrick says he will use his relationship with former clubÂ Manchester UnitedÂ to bring in players on loan.
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