Previous
Athletic Bilbao
Espanyol
3
1
FT
Game Details
Metz
Paris Saint-Germain
2
3
FT
Game Details
Brentford
Fulham
2
1
FT
Game Details
Cardiff City
Reading
2
1
FT
Game Details
Morelia
Guadalajara
1:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Western Sydney Wanderers
Newcastle Jets
6:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Next

Van Gaal delays Falcao decision

Man Utd about an hour ago
Read
ArsenalArsenal
Manchester UnitedManchester United
5:30 PM GMT
Game Details
May 18, 2013

Ferdinand ready to sign new contract

Rio Ferdinand is set to sign a new one-year deal with Manchester United, according to widespread media reports on Saturday.

Ferdinand's exile from the England team has been ended
Rio Ferdinand joined Man United from Leeds in 2002

Ferdinand, 34, is out of contract at the end of June and there had been speculation that he might not earn a new deal - despite outgoing boss Sir Alex Ferguson insisting he would stay at Old Trafford. But new manager David Moyes is said to have already sanctioned an extension for the central defender.

The player's decision to retire from England duty last week may well have aided his bargaining position, meaning he will be concentrating on club commitments rather than waiting for another recall opportunity.

Ferdinand has enjoyed his best season in years, leading England coach Roy Hodgson to name him in his squad for the World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Montenegro in March. But the defender rejected the chance to join up with the squad due to a pre-planned training regime to manage back and calf problems.

The former West Ham United and Leeds United player is expected to pun pen to paper at the start of next week.

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.