Morning News Roundup (9/25): Gameday

July 16, 2012; London, UNITED KINGDOM; A general view of passengers making their way through Liverpool Street Underground Station with Olympic Venue signs in preparation for the 2012 London Olympic Games. Mandatory Credit: Joe Toth-USA TODAY Sports

Let’s begin with some news:

Not good, but expected nonetheless.

Manchester United missed out on Gareth Bale after submitting bid, says Real Madrid president – The Telegraph
Everyone and their mother submitted a bid, but in the end, only the winning bid prevailed.

Manchester United made £100m Gareth Bale bid to try to stop transfer to Real – Mirror
But Tottenham didn’t want to keep Bale in the EPL.

Manchester United will have more bad days like derby thrashing warns Moyes before Liverpool Cup clash – Mirror
That’s not the type of thing that you want to hear from your manager prior to a game.

Brendan Rodgers delighted to unleash Luis Suárez at Manchester United – The Guardian
Just don’t bite anyone!

David Moyes record against EPL elite under scrutiny following Manchester United’s 4-1 loss to City – ABC.Net
While all can’t be corrected through a win over Liverpool, a lot of confidence can be regained.

Reds recall James –
Some not-negative news!

Thiago Silva still hoping PSG can sign Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney – Express
Just based off of recent comments by Rooney and United, I have a hard time seeing Wayne leave, let alone during the January window.

Here’s a pic from United’s twitter page breaking down United’s success in past league cups:

Let’s Go United!