Manchester United react to Man City winning Premier League title at Old Trafford

Manchester United have congratulated rivals, Manchester City on winning the 2017/2018 Premier League title. “Congratulations to Manchester City on their

Manchester United have congratulated rivals, Manchester City on winning the 2017/2018 Premier League title.

“Congratulations to Manchester City on their Premier League title win,” a tweet from their verified Twitter handle read.

The Red Devils, who delayed City’s title celebrations last week by winning 3-2 in the Derby, were beaten 1-0 by West Brom at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Coupled with City’s 3-1 win at Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday, it meant Pep Guardiola’s men were crowned champions, with five fixtures left to play.

Jose Mourinho’s men are now one point ahead of third-placed Liverpool and take on Bournemouth in midweek.

Man United weighing up Old Trafford revamp or summer spending spree

Manchester United’s summer dilemma The denouement on Manchester United’s season is still some way off. Manchester United won’t win the

Manchester United’s summer dilemma

The denouement on Manchester United’s season is still some way off.

Manchester United won’t win the Premier League, with local rivals Manchester City running away with it.

But, Jose Mourinho’s side have plenty to play for. They remain in the Champions League and FA Cup.

Whilst the battle for the top four is very much on. Sunday’s win over Chelsea means Manchester United are in pole position to finish second.

And, a top four finish would mark impressive progress for Jose Mourinho, considering it took winning the Europa League to reach the Champions League this season.

Man United players celebrate Chelsea winner

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 25: Jesse Lingard of Manchester United celebrates after scoring his sides second goal with team mates during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford on February 25, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Old Trafford revamp or summer spending spree?

The Daily Mail report that Manchester United are currently firming up their summer plans and this season it is not such a simple question of how much the Premier League giants will spend.

Manchester United are weighing up whether to increase the Old Trafford capacity from 75,000 to 80,000.

The Red Devils hierarchy were keen to improve the atmosphere at Old Trafford and increase the club’s corporate hospitality.

However, the finances on revamping Old Trafford are likely to be saved in order to back Jose Mourinho in the summer transfer market.

Jose Mourinho at Huddersfield

HUDDERSFIELD, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 17: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United looks on prior to the The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round between Huddersfield Town v Manchester United on February 17, 2018 in Huddersfield, United Kingdom. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

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Ironically, Jose Mourinho has complained this season about the lack of noise at Old Trafford.

And, the Daily Mail report that Mourinho has met with Manchester United CEO Ed Woodward regarding the “subdued” atmosphere at the ground.

Manchester United have the option of adding a tier to the Bobby Charlton stand. And, have the option to extend the capacity at Old Trafford to a whopping 88,000.

However, Manchester United are likely to spend their resources on improving the playing staff, according to Mike Keegan in the Daily Mail.

In particular, replacements need to be found for ageing first choice full backs Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young.

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Usain Bolt To Make Old Trafford Debut In June

Superstar sprinter Usain Bolt has announced that he will make his football debut at Old Trafford in June. The Manchester

Superstar sprinter Usain Bolt has announced that he will make his football debut at Old Trafford in June.

The Manchester United fan and world record holder in 100m and 200m will appear in a charity match along with other celebrities and former footballers.

Bolt, 31, will captain a team of international celebrities for the Soccer Aid match on 10 June.

“It’s my dream to make it as a professional footballer. To play against some of football’s biggest legends is going to be remarkable,” the Jamaican multiple Olympic and world champion, who is regarded as the best sprinter in history, told the BBC.

Singer Robbie Williams will captain rivals England for the UNICEF charity match.

Bolt, who retired from track and field last year, has often said he would love to play football professionally.

He has trained with South African Premier League leaders Mamelodi Sundowns and even cheekily tweeted on Sunday that he was going to announce the new club he would be playing for.

“I’ve signed for a football team! Find out which one this Tuesday at 8am GMT  ,” Bolt had tweeted.

Sundowns, who won the CAF Champions League in 2016, mischievously made a follow-up tweet, sparking speculation that Bolt would be joining them.

“Football will never be the same. Find out tomorrow 8am GMT   #Sundowns,” the club tweeted on Monday along with a photo of Bolt in their training gear.

“Robbie and his England team better watch out as I won’t be going easy on them,” said Usain, adding that he’s got a “special celebration” planned should his team win.

Bolt once even made a surprise call to MUTV, United’s TV channel.

Soccer Aid has raised £24 million to help children since its launch in 2006, according to the BBC.

EPL: Lukaku shoots down Chelsea at Old Trafford

Romelu Lukaku gave a Man-Of-The-Match performance on Sunday as Manchester United came from a goal down to beat Chelsea 2-1

Romelu Lukaku gave a Man-Of-The-Match performance on Sunday as Manchester United came from a goal down to beat Chelsea 2-1 in a crunch Premier League clash at the Old Trafford.

The Belgian scored a goal and then provided an assist that ensured that the Red Devils had the last laugh over the former champions.

Nigeria’s Victor Moses was in action for 78 minutes before he was replaced by Olivier Giroud, but neither could help change the fortunes of Chelsea in Sunday’s clash.

It was Willian that got the curtain raiser for the Blues, But Lukaku for once proved that he can be a big-game player by cancelling out the Brazilian’s first-half opener within seven minutes and later providing Jesse Lingard with the winning goal.

The victory has seen United leapfrog Liverpool back to the second spot on the log. But the loss has dealt a big blow on Chelsea’s top four aspirations as they are now fifth on the log.