Manchester United set to field youthful defence

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Manchester United manager, Louis Van Gaal has revealed he only has one recognised defender in his United squad after his defenders have suffered a series of injuries and suspensions. Speaking to BBC Sport, Van Gaal said, “All three of my right-sided centre-halves are out, so I’ll have to go to the youth system.” Reprimanded for his sides lack of defensive …

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Top 5 transfers of deadline day

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There were a host of surprise signings and some top quality moving to the Premier League after last nights transfer deadline day antics. We take a look at the top 5 transfer of deadline day –  5. Abel Hernandez – Hull City –  Hull City have completed the signing of Abel Hernandez for an undisclosed fee, said to be around £9.5m …

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Crystal Palace sign Wilfried Zaha

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Breaking News has emerged from Selhurst Park this morning, new manager Neil Warnock has taken no time to settle at all after confirming his first signing as manager. Wilfired Zaha has returned to Palace on a season long loan from Manchester United. We are just waiting from confirmation from both clubs. Zaha has made 126 appearances at Palace and scored …

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Is Di Maria the starting point to United’s turnaround?

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Angel Di Maria has said his goodbyes to his Real Madrid team-mates as he looks set to complete his move to the Barclays Premier League. A move that would break records and see the Argentinian become the most expensive Premier League signing of all time, beating the £50m fee attached to Fernando Torres when he arrived at Chelsea from Liverpool. …

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What next for Louis Van Gaal’s Manchester United?

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  Manchester United fans went into this weekend’s game with Swansea City feeling confident and expectant that new boss Louis Van Gaal would be ‘bringing back the good times’. However, we sit here on Monday looking back at a 2-1 Man United loss at Old Trafford in which they impressed no one. Fans have now realised that perhaps their optimism …

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Manchester United announce new captain

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Louis Van Gaal is stamping his authority down at United and has made his decision who who should be the new Manchester United captain. England striker, Wayne Rooney has been granted the honourable responsibility – “It is a huge honour and a role I will perform with great pride,” said Rooney. “I am very grateful to the manager for the …

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Manchester United step up Daley Blind chase as Vermaelen deal collapses

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Manchester United are rumoured to be increasing their efforts to sign Dutch defender Daley Blind as Louis Van Gaal looks to strengthen his defence with a powerful left-footed defender and potentially experiment with a 3-5-2 formation. After losing key defenders Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic, United have a gap to fill and 24 year old Blind not only fits the bill but he also …

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Manchester United eyeing up 2 swap deals

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According to the Express, Manchester United are eyeing up two swap deals to bring in defenders to Old Trafford. Manager, Louis Van Gaal is looking to unleash his new 3-5-2 system with the Red Devils and he requires a centre half and another right sided player. Van Gaal has already voiced his opinions of the team he was inherited from …

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Netherlands play-maker would “consider” a move to Manchester United?

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Reports have been circulating rumours that new Manchester United manager, Louis Van Gaal is set to snap up Wesley Sneijder from his Netherlands side. Van Gaal has a positive relationship with the play-maker and is ready to make a bid for the 30-year-old. Sneijder has revealed he would “consider” a move to Manchester United if Van Gaal was to insist …

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