Previous
Manchester City
Tottenham Hotspur
0
0
LIVE 7'
Game Details
Liverpool
Swansea City
2
3
FT
Game Details
Stoke City
Manchester United
1
1
FT
Game Details
Real Madrid
Málaga
2
1
FT
Game Details
Nantes
Paris Saint-Germain
0
2
LIVE 82'
Game Details
Ghana
Mali
1
0
LIVE 83'
Game Details
Egypt
Uganda
7:00 PM UTC
Game Details
U.A.N.L
América
1:00 AM UTC Jan 22, 2017
Game Details
Guadalajara
Tijuana
3:06 AM UTC Jan 22, 2017
Game Details
Next
Stoke CityStoke City
Manchester UnitedManchester United
1
1
FT
Game Details

Why Griezmann is perfect for Man United

Transfers
Read

Standard Liege's Victor Valdes felt 'very alone' at Manchester United

Victor Valdes said he felt so isolated at Manchester United that he was worried no one at the club would have noticed if he had been knocked unconscious.

Valdes has joined Standard Liege on loan, bringing an end to an unhappy spell at Old Trafford when he made just two first-team appearances.

He was denied a squad number or a place on United's preseason tour last summer after manager Louis van Gaal claimed he refused to play for the reserves, which Valdes refuted.

And the 34-year-old had to train alone with just academy goalkeeping coach Alan Fettis, leading him to fear the worst if he suffered a serious injury.

"What if I were to hit the post and were to lose consciousness, and if I swallowed my tongue?" Valdes told El Pais that he asked Fettis.

"Alan replied: 'I've got my phone in my pocket, I'd call and they'd come to help you.' I told Alan: 'I feel very alone.'"

Valdes has already made as many appearances for Standard as he did for United but denied he feels bitter towards Van Gaal, despite being exiled from the team.

"Rancour? Not at all," the triple Champions League winner added.

"He gave me the chance to debut at Barca, he picked me up when I didn't have a side and he gave me the chance to recover from my knee injury.

"I'll always be thankful. Deep down, if it wasn't for him, I wouldn't be here.

"I was training alone [at United]. Do you know what is that? Here [at Standard] I am happy just to be in the dressing room. For me [Standard] are the best club in the world."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.