Michael Carrick thinks he has seen signs in recent performances that the club might finally be set to move on from the Alex Ferguson era.
Three second-half tries saved the Springbok Sevens from another loss to Scotland as the South Africans triumphed 21-5 at the Dubai Sevens.
"Even when things were down we kept on going and working hard, and it shows we are united as a team."
After a slow start, the Blitzbokke found their rhythm and ran in eight tries to outclass Uganda 46-0 in the Dubai Sevens.
Conor McGregor has been granted a boxing license, fuelling speculation that the UFC lightweight champion could meet Floyd Mayweather in the ring.
To become IAAF Athlete of the Year, Wayde van Niekerk will have to beat Bolt and Farrah ... no problem, writes Ashfak Mohamed.
The authorities shut down a Bolivian charter airline whose plane ran out of fuel and crashed in the Colombian mountains.
Barcelona are the more desperate side as Real Madrid visit Catalonia for the first El Clasico of the season boasting a six-point lead.