United should have persisted with Da Silva: Neville

Gary Neville doesn’t think Manchester United was spot on with their decision of getting rid of Rafael Da Silva back in 2015. Neville reckons the Brazilian defender had it in him to become the main men of United’s backline and they have been at a loss by letting him go. United, since the departure of …


The round of 16 tie between French side Olympique Lyon and Barcelona currently sits tightly poised after the stalemate in the first leg. The first leg played two weeks ago was a cagey affair as both teams had opportunities to win the game. It was surprisingly an open game despite Barcelona controlling most of the …


Former Manchester United man, Rafael da Silva has finally lifted the lid on why he could not handle then-United manager, Louis van Gaal anymore and decided to leave the club. It might come as a surprise to Manchester United fans that the Brazilian is still only 27 years of age, considering it’s been a while …

Nabil Fekir insists Liverpool are at fault for failed summer move

Lyon attacker Nabil Fekir has claimed that Liverpool were only at fault for his failure to head to the Premier League during the summer. The France international had undergone a medical as well as a photoshoot in the club’s shirt but the deal was cancelled at the final hurdle after the Reds expressed concerns over …

Louis Van Gaal Finished His Man United Career

Rafael Da Silva Said Louis Van Gaal Finished His Man United Career In Just One-Minute Meeting. At the meeting he said “you can leave” before thanking Brazilian by sending a text message later Rafael Da Silva declared that Louis van Gaal ruthlessly showed him the exit. Silva spent the period of six seasons in Man …

French Cup: Lyon To Visit Caen

Lyon is set to meet with Caen in the quarter finals of the French Cup. Both sides will meet at Stade Michel d’Ornano, with Lyon the likely side to go through. Caen did put up a real fight in the last stage to send out Metz. Lyon defeated Montpellier to reach the last eight and …


Rafael Da Silva, former Manchester United full-back is of the belief that Romelu Lukaku will prove to be one exceptional player for the Jose Mourinho led side. On July 10, United finalised a reported £75million deal for Lukaku. Ever since then, he has enjoyed an encouraging pre-season. The 24-year-old has already been able to find …

Da Silva on Alex Ferguson

Former Manchester United defender Rafael da Silva has revealed how the former boss Sir Alex Ferguson would often confuse him and his twin brother Fabio da Silva.

Sir Alex Ferguson signed both players from Fluminense in 2008 and would help them get acquainted with European football. Rafael da Silva will make 169 appearances for Manchester United while his twin brother would manage only 56 for the Red Devils.

Rafael da Silva said that he is grateful to Sir Alex Ferguson to have given him a chance for playing in a club such as Manchester United and that he is who he is now because of him.

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Da Silva ready for new season

Former Manchester United defender Rafael da Silva who knows play for Olympique Lyonnais said that he is ready for the new season.

He said that he has enjoyed a good pre-season with the French side and that he is ready to help the team win trophies. Rafael da Silva said that he had started his training earlier as he wants to be fit for the start of the league.

He said that the Ligue 1 is becoming more and more challenging with the arrival of big players and that this is a good thing as it is boosting the attractiveness of the league. He said that he is happy for Neymar to be playing in France as this means that the French League is becoming attractive.

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