Man United handed Osimhen boost & 3 more under-radar stories at Old Trafford today

Man United handed Osimhen boost & 3 more under-radar stories at Old Trafford today
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Man United confirm FA Youth Cup tie

The official Manchester United website has confirmed that the FA Youth Cup semi-final with Wolves will be held at Old Trafford on March 9 at 19:00 GMT.

The Red Devils' Under-18s side beat Scunthorpe United, Reading, Everton and Leicester City to reach the semi-final stage.

Boost in Osimhen pursuit

Man United have been handed a boost in their pursuit of 23-year-old Napoli striker Victor Osimhen ahead of the 2022/23 campaign.

Italian agent Alessandro Moggi said: "A lot of top European clubs are interested in signing him, he has already proved his qualities. Napoli have already proved to be able to replace big players they sold in the past."

Richard Arnold speaks on Ukraine war

When asked about the economic impact of the ongoing Ukraine war, CEO Richard Arnold told reporters: "We issued a release this week confirmed suspension of rights [with Aeroflot] at this stage. Nothing to flag beyond that."

Meanwhile, FIFA and UEFA have suspended Russia and Russian clubs from international football as the crisis in Ukraine intensifies.

Ferdinand has massive Mata regret

Rio Ferdinand believes that Juan Mata should've joined Manchester City instead of moving to Old Trafford to play under David Moyes in 2014.

He said on his podcast: "I think if Mata had played for Man City, he'd have been impossible, a proper player. At Man United, I think he's somebody who has had some big moments, just not enough".

Source: Tribuna.com