Sir Alex Ferguson conceded that Manchester City are now a thorn in United’s side and represent a huge threat in their pursuit to win honours. It is a huge change in attitude from the Scot and highlights the giant steps that City made last season.
In the papers this morning there have been a mixed bag of stories that include Lampard relaxed over United’s outlay; Arsene Wenger has a substantial transfer budget, while Tottenham weigh up a cut price bid for Adebayor.
Lampard relaxed over United’s spending – Guardian
Ferguson: ‘City are a thorn in our flesh’ – Daily Telegraph
Wenger has ‘substantial’ transfer budget – Guardian
Robson faces Dispatches backlash – Daily Telegraph