Northern Ireland defender Jonny Evans is reported to have cost Albion 6 million pounds, plus a potential 2 million pounds in add-ons, and has agreed a four-year contract.
While Football Association has slapped Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse with a seven-match ban, Manchester United defender Jonny Evans is suspended for six games.
Manchester United centre-back Jonny Evans and Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse have been charged over allegations that they spat at each other.
Manchester United's Jonny Evans and Newcastle's Papiss Cisse have been charged over allegations they spat at each other.
Sunday's Premier League encounter at Old Trafford will mark the first time that the two teams have met with someone other than Ferguson in charge of United since August 1986, following the 71-year-old's retirement in May.
In his autobiography, Alex Ferguson said Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard "was not a top, top player" and questioned some of Kenny Dalglish's signings during his second spell as manager between 2011 and 2012.
Beckham hailed Alex Ferguson as a tower of strength as he dealt with national vilification after his infamous 1998 World Cup sending-off.
Former Manchester United manager Ferguson quit Old Trafford at the end of last season after 26 and a half years in charge.
Ferguson says in his autobiography that David Beckham became too obsessed with fame in the latter years of his Old Trafford career and reiterated his claim that Wayne Rooney asked to leave the club at the end of last season.
A 1-1 draw at home to Southampton left reigning champions United an unusually lowly eighth in the table, five points adrift of the Champions League places and only four above the relegation zone.
The 27-year-old forward has also scored five goals in his last six games in all competitions for United to take his tally for the season to seven for club and country, having played three games at the start of the campaign without a goal.
Ferguson, who is now a director at the Premier League club, will also be given the Honourary Freedom of the Borough of Trafford at a formal ceremony on Monday.
Ferguson, in an interview with US television network PBS, a transcript of which was carried on the website of Britain's Times newspaper on Wednesday, said Beckham and his wife saw a change in their "celebrity status" after marrying and expressed astonishment at the player's later decision to join the Los Angeles Galaxy, then little known outside th...
While David Moyes, 50, had more than a decade of experience at Goodison Park behind him, he said on Friday that the size of his new job had taken some getting used to.
United have long been renowned for their dashing wing play, but the club's wide players have gone off the boil over the past year. Antonio Valencia no longer bursts past left-backs with the explosive pace he exhibited in his first two seasons at the club, while Ashley Young was lambasted for a careless display at City and Nani remains a model o...
Manchester City thrashed United 4-1 on Sunday. This is United's worst start to a Premier League campaign since the 2004-05 season.
With the brace against Bayer Leverkusen in United's Champions League opener, Rooney's tally at the club rose to 200 in 406 appearances, leaving him fourth on United's all-time leading scorers' list behind Bobby Charlton (249), Denis Law (237) and Jack Rowley (211).
Halsey's revelations led to criticism of Ferguson, who some accused of befriending the referee in a bid to win favourable decisions during matches. But Ferguson denied any wrongdoing and said the extent of his relationship with Halsey had been to support him during his cancer fight.