Manchester United Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Manchester United Quotes from famous persons: Romelu Lukaku, Peter Schmeichel, Tim Howard, Juan Mata, Robbie Savage. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Manchester United Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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He was the main guy at Manchester United, and he’s a guy I really look up to and who I learn from a lot because we share the same agent. Here and there, he sends a bit of advice to me, and it helps me improve. But I’m Romelu Lukaku – I’m not Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
I think Manchester United is a much bigger club than any manager in the world, and the manager who comes in should respect what Manchester United is.
Manchester United could have any goalkeeper in the world. I was a 23-year-old kid from New Jersey who, from an early age, had to cope with Tourette’s Syndrome, a brain disorder that can trigger speech and facial tics, vocal outbursts and obsessive compulsive behavior.
I’m at the fantastic club that is Manchester United, one of the biggest in the world.
When I arrived at Manchester United, the club hadn’t won the league for 26 years, and then in my first year, they won the championship.
If I ran the show at Manchester United, I would be making a big effort to keep Paul Pogba.
Not many people become manager of Manchester United. Sir Alex had it for a long, long time, then a few have come along since to try to emulate him and make them the champions again.
My wish would be to continue playing for Manchester United. I have no personal problems with Jos Mourinho. One thing is for sure: I’m not going to stop playing football. I still believe in my own ability. I could still help Man United if given the chance.
Schweinsteiger has got class, he’s won the World Cup, he’s won everything in the game and he’s got experience and that’s massive, especially at Manchester United.
A lot of them want to come and play for Manchester United. They want to play because Alex has a record of giving youth a chance and we have the history and heritage of Manchester United.
David Gill
I always knew what Manchester United was about.
Andy Cole
I’m a player coming into Manchester United, I’ve got to adapt like every other, no matter how old I am.
Luke Shaw
First of all my golfing experience spans all corners of the World – Brazil, New Zealand, L.A. And I think the best place is when you play with friends. I particularly enjoy playing golf with my best friend, former Manchester United player Dwight Yorke. It is the best experience when we can get together on a golf course.
Manchester United is like the American team in the Premier League, and everyone knows the weight of it back home. It is so exciting for me to wear a badge that is well known.
I’m very pleased to play for Manchester United. I want to hep the team get into the Champions League.
Do I feel I should have been given more time? Of course I do. To go to a club like Manchester United and follow someone like Sir Alex after the time he had been there, to stay for ten months… It couldn’t be a revolution at Manchester United; it had to be evolution. It had to take time.
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It would be honour for me to keep playing for Manchester United.
Manchester United is a world-famous club, and yet if you say, ‘Manchester United,’ then immediately you think of Sir Alex Ferguson. To have achieved so much and have so much importance at such a big club is extremely rare.
I would never have left Everton for anybody but an ambitious football club. And I thought Manchester United would have given me that opportunity.
I was never close to signing for Manchester United, no.
I started at Benfica: not as big but one of the biggest clubs in Portugal. I’ve played for Real Madrid. Then I moved to Manchester United, from a giant to another giant.
Manchester United are a huge club on the global stage. I came here to win everything. Otherwise, I wouldn’t have come here.
When you play for Manchester United, any year you don’t win the title, you feel like you haven‘t done your job.
A regret? That I never played for Manchester United, I’d have liked that.
Pavel Nedved
It was definitely not the salary that made me join Manchester United; I went for football reasons – for the history of the club, the league, the fans, and the coach because he is one of the best in the world.
Nobody needs to talk about the history of Manchester United because everybody knows it.
I was very close to joining Manchester United.
We’re always able to look at a position and have our view in terms of the list of targets that would suit Manchester United and augment our team.
Ed Woodward
I always say the biggest opponent for Manchester United is Manchester United. Every year I play for this club, I will say the same.
Manchester United breathes football.
It’s true that an offer from Manchester United was on the table – I was really close to leaving Inter.
Ivan Perisic
I don’t regret writing my book at all. I wrote it for the United supporters to give them a proper insight into what it is like inside the club, and what it is like to be a Manchester United player. I think I did that in an honest way.
Every manager dreams of managing Manchester United.
Benfica against Manchester United is very special for me. Benfica is my real club but Manchester United is my English club. We are together in history.
Manchester United is stronger than anybody in the world.
At a club like Manchester United, we have to win something.
We are at a massive club here at Manchester United and if things aren’t going as well as they should be then there is always going to be people wanting to have a dig and a pop at you.
Any manager of any big institution, which is what Manchester United is, internationally, you have a role and a responsibility to give out the correct messages.
Ronaldo has nothing to prove to anyone, he has proved his talent by being the top scorer in England. He has proved it by winning the Premier League, by winning the Champions League, with Manchester United.
Winning the FA Cup with Manchester United was my biggest achievement.
I went a long way to play for Manchester United, so nothing will prevent me from achieving my dream.
I have good memories of Manchester United.
I played for Chelsea for three-and-a-half years and I gave them my best to win against them and show my quality again. I didn’t have anything to prove to them. I wanted to show my new club that I deserve to wear this Manchester United shirt.
Manchester United would like to have world class players.
Leaving Manchester United? That was not complicated.
I’ve scored as many goals for Manchester United in the Premier League as for Chelsea, but in something like 30 games less.
It is always special to play Manchester United.
At United, there are great traditions, which you can’t buy in one or two years. They are created by victories. You need to prove again and again that you are better than the others. Manchester United have always done this, and are still doing it, so they are the best.
Playing for Manchester United demands huge sacrifices. It is a club for workers, and we are there to slog our guts out. There is no bling and sequins about the place.
Van Gaal is an honest guy and has always put Manchester United above all else.
If you want to measure yourself with Barcelona, Chelsea and Manchester United, you, as Bayern Munich, need a philosophy. That must be the aim of the club.
I read about Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the newspapers. I would love for him to come to Manchester United; I’ve said this for a long time. He was born to play for Manchester United.
Sir Alex Ferguson was a genuinely nice man. We met many times and even had dinner together on a few occasions. But woe to the person who threatened or bothered Manchester United in any way. Then Ferguson would not spare his venom. I know, because he often aimed that venom at me.
I am delighted to have joined Manchester United. To work with Jose Mourinho once again was an opportunity I couldn’t turn down.
I know it is difficult to play in a big club like Manchester United as a No. 10 because you know how many goals you have to score to play there. So I thought I had to add something to my game. I had to give more options to the manager.
Manchester United is an exceptional club and I’m thrilled to be joining them.
I received many offersnamely from Real Madrid, Manchester United, and Milan – but I preferred the tranquillity of playing for Fiorentina.
I found leaving Manchester United very, very hard.
If you play for Manchester United, you have to be strong.
It is a boyhood dream to play for Manchester United. To come here is a bit surreal. You see the number of fans out there and how far some of them have travelled to see. It is going to take a bit of getting used to.
I am very happy to be here in Manchester. It’s a real joyful moment for me. I’ve always dreamt of playing in English football. When Manchester United was mentioned I didn’t have to think twice.
Eric Bailly
I was a Manchester United fan.
Clubs like Manchester United or Barcelona have a system, and then you hire personnel who fit this system.
I have always been a Manchester United supporter since I was a child, so that won’t change.
When you know how the coach ticks and how he wants to play football, it makes the decision easier. But for the main part, I came to England because of the club Manchester United.
Taking on a temporary coaching role at Manchester United is extremely exciting.
A lot of people know Sir Alex Ferguson was the heart of Manchester United. He is a legend.
It was really difficult for me to leave Manchester United. I left for a personal choice.
I’ve been with clubs who won the league championships in Holland and England, which was brilliant, and to win the Champions League with Manchester United was an amazing experience.
Manchester is obviously is a huge footballing city with Manchester City and Manchester United there – and I really like this accent because my agent is also from Manchester and my girlfriend‘s family is from Manchester.
Manchester United are not just some club. To be part of this club also means to be part of a great history.
I definitely feel the attention of the media globally now I am a member of a great squad like Manchester United. Everything here at the club shows me I have come somewhere really big. But I think I can take the pressure.
I want to reassure you that my family and I care deeply about Manchester United and feel a profound sense of responsibility to protect and enhance its strength for the long-term, while respecting its values and traditions.
I admire Arsenal and the philosophy that the young players have. Liverpool, with their Spanish players, they also have an incredible squad. And Manchester United and Chelsea are teams that are very big, like Real Madrid and Barcelona, with money and incredible players.
Now let me say that Matt Busby was a great manager and Manchester United wouldn’t be where they are without him. He was a god at the club, but he wasn’t a god to me. Football is like that sometimes.
Johnny Giles
Success for Manchester United is winning the Premier League, adding another trophy and having another good cup run is another one.
I’m looking to show the best of my abilities every day and to work to improve, and that means working to play well and put in good performances in the Premier League and with Manchester United to achieve great things and win titles.
I have friends who play for Chelsea, Liverpool, and Manchester United.
Alexandre Pato
Everyone goes on about Manchester United all the time, but they’re just another team in the final. I don’t see it as anything special.
Exeter City’s trip to Old Trafford will be a great day for their fans but that is about it – they won’t get the result they want against Manchester United.
Mark Lawrenson
You want to win things, you want the best players to come to Manchester United and if we’re playing better and we’re winning things and we’re challenging for things then we’re going to attract the best players.
Being part of such a great club like Manchester United fills you with emotion, and you gradually realise how much the club means to the fans and the people who work here. They really live for the game, so that does become part of you, and you can only appreciate that having spent time here.
I didn’t see myself playing regularly at right-back for Manchester United or making my England debut in that position.
My early ambitions were the same as they are now – to play for Manchester United. I was, and still am, football mad.
I always said as a kid that I’d like to play for United, and I once spoke to Sir Alex Ferguson about it. We chatted for around 20 minutes, and I told him that my dream was to come here to Manchester United.
If you want a measure of how private a place the dressing room was when I was growing up at Manchester United, consider this: even Sir Alex Ferguson would knock before coming into the dressing room at the Cliff, the old training ground. The dressing room is for the players – and the players only.
Not everyone is Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo. Even Cristiano Ronaldo’s first years at Manchester United were quite difficult.
With a club like Manchester United that have history and traditions, I think the manager at the club should respect that.
There is no doubt that I would have won more honours had I signed for Manchester United as a youngster.
I watched a lot of games in the Theatre of Dreams and of Manchester United on television.
I highly appreciate the work of Ed Woodward, the CEO of Manchester United.
Obviously, at Manchester United, I want to be working hard, and I have been doing that ever since I was a young kid.
I love pressure; to manage such a big club as Manchester United is very good.
I went to India with UNICEF in connection with Manchester United to raise money for children‘s education.
I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my life since I stopped playing. Of course you miss playing now and then, but I’ve travelled, I still work with Manchester United, I spent more time with my family and watched my kids grow up.
Andy Cole
Manchester United have always stood up again and bounced back; it’s just in the DNA.
But it’s really nice to win a trophy and I think Manchester United always fight for titles and for trophies.
For me, Manchester United is the biggest club. I came here to play with the first team and win trophies.
I am very excited – it’s a big opportunity for me to play for Manchester United, a new challenge for me. I will try to do my best.
I remember Ron Atkinson used to play in the sessions at Manchester United when he was the manager. Rated himself as a player.
I had enquiries from ParisSaint Germain and Manchester United, and I considered them.
Everyone wants to beat Manchester United, but that’s something that we are used to coping with.
When you play for Manchester United, the pressure’s on every week.
They wanted to play me central midfield when I was at Aston Villa, so that’s why we left. Things were going good at Coventry, but then scouts from Manchester United and different clubs around England were watching me, and I don’t think Coventry liked that.
There was interest from a lot of clubs, not just Manchester United, but as soon as I knew Liverpool were interested, I just felt it was the right club with the right coach. It was right for me to come here.
I have known Phil Neville personally for 25 years, since I was in the Class of 92 at Manchester United with his brother Gary, and Im going to stick up for him because he is a top, top bloke and a proper family man.
I hope at Manchester United I can do my best. I will do my best.
When I arrived at Liverpool, the budget was £20m gross. When I left, it was £17m, but still people said I must win the title. Manchester United had around £50m more every year, but they said I must compete against them.
I would love to play for Manchester United and, if things go as I want them to, I believe I can achieve that.
If you don’t have the personality or character to compete and to challenge Manchester United at Old Trafford, or at home, you have less chance to win the match.
With Manchester United I want to win. I therefore do not pay attention to what happens in other clubs, I’m totally focused on Manchester United.
One of my most treasured possessions is the letter my father wrote to me when I left home to join the Manchester United Class of 92.
If have done well for Leeds then Id have loved to have played for Manchester United, that would have been great.
I would have loved to play for Liverpool, Manchester United or Chelsea.
When you’ve played at Manchester United, it’s hard to go anywhere else.
I remember playing against the great Manchester United teams when I was a player.
Manchester United are very, very fortunate to have the most wonderful manager in Alex Ferguson.
We know it’s not easy against Manchester United, especially at Old Trafford.
Wissam Ben Yedder
When the chips are down, you see who the real fighters are. That is the beauty of Manchester United.
Manchester United are not just any football club.
It’s a child’s dream to win against big players, big teams like Manchester United.
Wissam Ben Yedder
I want to make it at Manchester United.
Manchester United is a huge club. When I was young, it was a name I used to hear and it was a name I used to see on computer games and I used to play with the team.
For me it was massive there was interest from Manchester United. To sign for such a club was important to me in my football career.
We will always have our critics because we are Manchester United. It has been like that since I have been here.
I have a lot of good memories, especially the days when I have lifted trophies. They are great feelings. That is why Manchester United players want to lift trophies again and again.
I have felt part of this club when I have travelled all around the world and been recognised as a Manchester United player. And when you’re a Manchester United player you will forever be a Manchester United player.
We want to win everything. That is the Manchester United way.
To score two goals at Old Trafford against Manchester United is a big moment.
When I played for Stuttgart, I met Manchester United and Chelsea. With United, I immediately think of the duels with Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes and with Chelsea, it was John Terry. Those players are symbols of their clubs and the success they had at that time.
Many young players tell you that they want to play for Manchester United or Arsenal. My dream was to play for Arsenal and I realised it. When I arrived, I thought: ‘Wow, I’m here!’
I want to see Pogba being a Manchester United player and being as good as everything else he does in life. He’s absolutely brilliant on social media, and he’s projecting himself to be this incredibly modern player.
When one day I leave Manchester United I don’t want to think, ‘I should have analysed the opponent more, I should have worked harder.’
There were a lot of things that you cannot experience in other places. I felt that Manchester United are a big club with fans and attention all over the world.
Being the Manchester United goalkeeper is one of the most difficult jobs in football when you look at the size of the club and the goalkeepers who have been here before. There is a lot of pressure on you, but I have worked hard to cope with that.
I was at a local club, Penketh United, and Mike Glennie, a Manchester United scout, came to watch me. He spoke to my grandad and offered me trials, but there was also interest from Liverpool, and I had to pick – I was only young, but obviously my heart was with United at the time.
I moved to Manchester United when I was a 17-year-old kid. Nemanja Vidic was five years older than me and Rio Ferdinand nearly nine years, and at the time, they were the best central defenders in the world. They never had a bad game.
I believe I can be a great player for Manchester United.
I will need to very well for Manchester United to keep coming back to the Selecao.
It’s normal to win the championship. It’s Manchester United. We don’t have the right to make mistakes.
Ryan Giggs pretty much won everything there is to win in the game. He made over 900 appearances for the club and always stayed loyal to Manchester United, which is really impressive.
The Ronaldo who came to Manchester United had a lot of dribbling, trickery, playing more on the wings and making more assists.
For a club like Manchester United, it’s not a good season without a title.
I love Manchester. I love Manchester United. But I would really struggle to be creative there. I feel a bit lost, over-familiar maybe. Maybe too stuck in my own web of history.
When you manage Liverpool, you know the Manchester United job is gone.
If I would have had the absolute will, I would have been a starting XI player at Barcelona or would have played 10 years for Real Madrid or Manchester United.
It’s a shame the Manchester United situation turned sour.
Paul Ince
It’s an honour to sign for Manchester United. I am looking forward to following in the footsteps of so many great strikers, bringing my experience and playing my part to help the team compete for the biggest trophies in the game.
My dad was a football player – a soccer player – for Manchester United, and I loved playing football, but I also happened to be the guy in class who was pretty good at sight reading. My teacher gave me scripts, and I was very comfortable.
I’m a big Manchester United fan. When I was a kid, I worked with a guy who was a Man United fan, and that was the first soccer team that I was turned on to.
I feel privileged to play for Manchester United. It is something, when I’m old, I will always be proud of.
We are Manchester United: we are one of the biggest clubs in the world, and we are going to try to win everything, of course.
All I can do is assess the value from Manchester United perspective. Whatever Chelsea do, they may have a different criteria, and different financial assets.
David Gill
If you want to stay at Manchester United and win trophies and be successful, then you have to work through the reserve games, and that is what I am doing.
I remember once Manchester United were ahead of Manchester City by eight points and ended up losing it, so everything is possible in this life.
When you are in a club like Manchester United, you have a lot of pressure around you.
I know Alan Thompson from Villa, Paul Telfer from Coventry and Roy Keane from my Manchester United days.
Dion Dublin
I have been a few times to Manchester United to have a look. I got a tour and spoke with Sir Alex Ferguson. Being a 15-year-old and being able to talk with him is great!
When Cristiano burst on to the scene here in Manchester, he spent a good chunk of his early career here and enjoyed so much success. That’s why it was a dream of mine to play for Manchester United and I’m very pleased to be here because it’s a childhood dream come true.
The fans of Manchester United are one of the best in the world. I felt the support of them from the first day, and I am really happy with them.
I felt bad for Newcastle when they lost their 2005 FA Cup semi-final to Manchester United. They had loaned me out to Celtic, but I still had a lot of affection for them.
I had the chance to go to Manchester United and other teams in the Premier League.
I think any player who joins Manchester United wants to win everything; I want to win every competition that Manchester United compete in.
I always ask Paul Pogba about Manchester United. I think they are a huge club with a really good infrastructure.
In Argentina, everyone knows Manchester United, but the only ones who’ve heard of Fiorentina are people who follow me.
There were no Manchester United fans protesting when I left their club in 2005. I wasn’t one of their most important players, so I moved on, worked really hard, got my breaks, and my career took off.
When a team like Manchester United comes to Molineux it is always big.
You can be 19 or 20 and playing reserve team football, be able to say ‘I played at,’ say, ‘Manchester United,’ even though you have no actual first team appearances. But there are 19- and 20-year-olds at League Two level with 100 appearances under their belts. I know which one I’d rather be.
You look in the past and when I’m younger, you look at the players who play for Manchester United and you see the biggest stars in the world.
Manchester United and Liverpool have been bought with huge leverage, and we’ve got Roman Abramovich at Chelsea who can turn his loans into shares. It is really important for the Premier League to ask itself: if a club is being bought on such a mountain of debt, isn’t that a possible recipe for disaster for the future?
Gordon Taylor