Rafael da Silva spent 7 seasons performing with Manchester United where he managed to lift some of the biggest European titles including:
The Premier League, FA Community Shield and the FIFA Club World Cup, just to name a few of them.
The Brazilian defender was an off and on performer in Old Trafford as he enjoyed being a consistent player during a few seasons but others, he had to be dropped to the sidelines either due to injuries or simply because Rafael was not selected and other players took his spot.
Premier League side Middlesbrough would have one of their players in reflective mood when they play Southampton.
Brazilian Fabio da Silva had friends that suffered the plane crash in Columbia. The plane was carrying the Chapecoense team that was on its way to the Copa Sudameriana final after a fairy tale season.
“I played with them both in Brazil when we were young. One of my friends was the centre backs Marcelo and the other was the full back Alan Ruschel, who was one of those who survived.
Manchester United player Ander Herrera said he really loves the club where he plays and admitted that he loved the city’s derbies as well.
Herrera has enjoyed mixed fortunes at Old Trafford. Under the former manager – Louis van Gaal – he went several games without playing, but he has been a stable option under current manager, Jose Mourinho. Fans of the club are gradually growing fond of the player.
Herrera was impressive at the Manchester derby at the EFL. He has disclosed that he loves the club as much as the fans.
In what was surely a convincing win against Dinamo Zagreb, Lyon ensured that they began their UCL campaign in style.
The Les Gones ensured a comfortable starting point by winning their first UCL game against Modri by 3 goals to 0. With this win, a little pressure has been eased off the backs of the Lyon’s boss, Bruno Genesio.
The goals began coming in during the first half period of the game when Corentin Tolisso’s first goal was later followed by goal strikes from Jordan Ferri and Gnarly Cornet. This win ensured that Les Gones finally ended its two-game losing streak which was fast raising questions about the future of the Lyon’s boss.
Manchester United returnee Paul Pogba has discussed the rationale behind the new hairstyle he is rocking at Old Trafford since rejoining the Premier League giant.
He double sported a Red Devil logo carved into his hair after dying it. He rocked it during his unveiling after the lengthy transfer saga that trailed his world record move ended. He is set to get his first appearance for Man United since leaving four years ago this weekend when they play their second game in the PL against Southampton. He missed the season’s debut against Bournemouth as he had a game suspension record.
Rafael Da Silva is slated to remain with France in the new season.
There had been rumors that he might be moved to West Ham. He is considered a star player from Man United and serves as an asset to any club he is with. Hence, it should not come as a surprise that this full back player is being asked to stay back in Lyon. He would be returning to Premier League in the coming months as the rumors pointed out, but his agent has revealed that he would be staying on in France to play the next season.
There is news that West Ham may make a move for former Manchester United defender Rafael da Silva during the summer.
Indeed, the Hammers are keen to strengthen the team ahead of an exciting season that will see them move to the Olympic Stadium.
Rafael da Silva currently plays for French club Lyon after his move from Manchester United and might favor a return to the English Premier League.
Former Manchester United defender, Rafael da Silva could join English Premier League outfit this summer in one surprise move. West Ham United are reportedly keen to offer da Silva a swift return to the Premier League.
The Brazilian ended a seven-year association with Manchester United last summer when he switched to French club Lyon in a £2.5m move.
However, according to L'Equipe, Hammers boss Slaven Bilic has identified the 25-year-old as the ideal player to ease his problems at right-back, as they painfully eased out of making the Europa League next season despite a strong performance this season. West Ham ended in 7th position with 62 points after losing their last round of games in the Premier League to Stoke City in an away match.
Dunga feels what is happening in the off pitch life of his captain Neymar is annoying.
The coach reckons Neymar should understand that he is leading the senior Football team of his country and is looked up to by a lot of youngsters as well as kids.
And, that’s why he must be responsible and try and stay away from the controversies because his involvement in any sort of controversy sends a wrong signal to thousands of people around the country who follow him and support him.
Neymar’s name has been dragged into a finance related issue of late which is related to his transfer from Santos to Barcelona and it’s also said that an investigation is going on against him regarding that. The striker himself, however, has rubbished all the accusations directed towards him.
Rafael da Silva’s time in Old Trafford has reached it’s end as the Brazilian defender completed his move from Manchester United to Lyon on August of 2015.
The time that Rafael da Silva spent in England wasn’t the most impressive as he was plagued with a number of injuries which kept him out of the pitch for a significantly long period of time and even when Rafael da Silva was fit and ready to play, he struggled to get consistent playing time.