One of which was against West Ham, United's opponents on Sunday as the new Premier League season gets underway. Moreover, there have been recently constant reports suggesting Bale's departure from the Spanish capital, amid links to the Premier League giants.
Twenty teams would be competing in the 2017/18 Premier League, with the top seventeen teams from the last season, and three teams promoted from the Championship playing in the top English professional league for association football clubs, since its establishment in 1992.
"We saw how hard it was for him to get used to losing, it was an unknown territory for him, not easy to deal with, he dealt with it in a certain way, so I go with Man City".
"It's not something urgent, that we are desperate to have it done or not done, I just think that he was very clear by showing what he did a year ago was not enough for him." said Jose.
Three of the last five Premier League games between these two clubs have ended in a draw, with one win apiece in this run.
Manchester United lost 2-1 to Champions League holders Real Madrid in the Uefa Super Cup in Macedonia on Tuesday night. The game will show how well manager Arsene Wenger has prepared to fight back into the top four after they missed out last season.
Team-mate Ander Herrera is also desperate to hit the ground running against West Ham. "But we can take a lot of good things from this game".
It will be a tough season ahead, but I have a feeling Brighton will survive, probably by the skin of their teeth.
Ex-star happy with his time at Manchester United
In goal, David de Gea remains a steadfast presence and the Spaniard is one of the best keepers in the Premier League . Mourinho's mission is clear - to add to his three trophies captured in an impressive debut season at Old Trafford .
"It's going to be a challenge for everybody but we'll take it in our stride, compete and we'll surprise a few people", March told The Times newspaper.
"In every position, we have two very good players, so I am optimistic for this season and let's forget about Madrid".
"It's not because I have always done it (won the title in my second season at other clubs) that I am going to do it (with United)".
Chelsea open their Premier League title defence against Burnley at Stamford Bridge on Saturday after a summer of speculation. Bernardo Silva will give us options in midfield and Ederson looks like a confident goalkeeper.
Since moving to Stamford Bridge Willian has become an important part of the squad and has made a total of 182 appearances where he scored 31 goals and provided 27 assists across all competitions.
"I have better conditions to deliver a better season than my first one".
"Pablo Zabaleta will be key to the side, bringing a vast amount of experience and quality".
"We're not expected to beat teams like City".