Evening Report: June 7


New Manchester United manager David Moyes has what it takes to outdo Jose Mourinho, according to Neil Warnock.

The former QPR boss feels Moyes is under much less pressure at Old Trafford than Mourinho is at Stamford Bridge and will thrive in the situation.

Meanwhile, Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic is looking forward to working under his new manager and hoped Jose Mourinho will oversee a tough reign.

The Serbia international was excited about the prospect of the former Real Madrid taking over and is relishing the prospect of some hard work.

Arsenal are in a battle with Serie A champions Juventus to land the ‘new Patrice Evra’, Benjamin Mendy of Le Havre.

Reports in Italy claim the Bianconeri have been watching the 18-year-old Ligue 2 defender for some time, but are trailing behind the Gunners in the race to sign him.

More reports coming out of Italy claim Tottenham Hotspur are watching Italy Under-21 striker Manolo Gabbiadini.

Spurs see the 21-year-old as a hot prospect but a deal would be complicated as Gabbiadini is co-owned by Juventus and Atalanta.

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has insisted his relationship with Roberto Mancini did not deteriorate in the Italian’s final weeks before being sacked.

It was reported that the pair had fallen out last season and that this was a major factor in Mancini’s problems in the dressing room, which ultimately ended his time at the Etihad Stadium.

Barcelona captain Carles Puyol has warned new signing Neymar that he must hit the ground running when he begins his career in European football.

£47million Neymar has been hailed as the next Brazilian superstar but Puyol has warned it will be tough to adapt to La Liga and the 21-year-old must relish the challenge if he wants to be one of the world’s best.

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