Arsenal injury boosts ahead of United clash

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Arsenal have been on the receiving end of some good news ahead of their clash with Manchester United on Saturday. Gunners duo, Olivier Giroud and Mikel Arteta have both been declared fit to be involved for the evening clash at the Emirates. Giroud was supposed to be out of action until the new year after suffering a broke leg against …

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Chelsea and Manchester United looking at French defender

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Premier League duo, Chelsea and Manchester United are both looking at France and Real Madrid defender, Raphael Varane according to the Express. The pair have both been linked with a move for the defender and now Chelsea and United will fight it out to sign the Frenchman in January. With Sergio Ramos and Pepe occupying the central defence positions for Madrid, …

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Manchester United Update – United willing to accept £20m for midfielder

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Manchester United are said to be ready to accept a bid for Spanish midfielder, Juan Mata if the price is right. Mata joined United in January but has struggled to find his feet since moving to Old Trafford. Restricted to completing just 3 full matches; Van Gaal does not believe Mata is showing his £37.1m price tag. A player who …

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Manchester United Update – Rojo dislocates shoulder

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Manchester United’s 1-0 defeat to arch rivals Manchester City was dealt an even bigger blow after summer signing Marcos Rojo dislocated his shoulder. The Argentinian defender went in for a sliding tackle and left his arm out as a support but it bucked underneath him and his shoulder popped out of joint. United are already down to bare bones in …

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Manchester United Update – United ready to bring back former defender?

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Manchester United are said to be lining up an audacious bid to bring back former Spanish defender, Gerard Pique according to reports from the Daily Star. Pique joined United from Barcelona back in 2004 but failed to establish himself as a first team regular by Sir Alex Ferguson and was duly sold back to the Spanish outfit in 2008 for £5m. …

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Manchester United Update – United look to re-sign Shawcross

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Manchester United are turning their attentions towards former youth prodigy, Ryan Shawcross according to the Daily Star. Shawcross was part of the United set up as a youth player, but made his switch to Stoke permanent after a successful loan period with the Potters. Now, Louis Van Gaal and United are considering the possibility of brining back the English defender in …

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Manchester United Update – “United can win title” – Rafael

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Manchester United full-back, Rafael has insisted that the Red Devils can still lift the trophy this season. After a poor start to the season, Van Gaal’s side occupy fourth spot in the Premier League, 8 points adrift of leaders, Chelsea. Speaking to Sky Sports News, Rafael said, “In my opinion, something changed. We have new players in the squad. Manchester United …

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Manchester United after Villa’s Vlaar

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Manchester United have identified Ron Vlaar as the right man to help limit their defensive woes this season. Van Gaal is familiar with Vlaar’s credentials after the pair worked in tandem whilst with the Netherlands. According to the Daily Star, if Aston Villa want to keep hold of their key defender, they will need to double Vlaar’s wages in order to …

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Manchester United Update – Sir Alex has his say on Van Gaal

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Former Manchester United boss, Sir Alex Ferguson has delivered his verdict on successor, Louis Van Gaal’s time in charge thus far at Old Trafford. Van Gaal has big boots to fill. Sir Alex guided United to 38 trophies in just 26 years, an incredible record, one which will be looming over the Dutchman like a dark cloud. Nevertheless, Van Gaal …

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Manchester United Update – Red Devils want Brazilian star, Alves

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Manchester United have been heavily linked with Brazilian star Dani Alves, after it was announced that the Barcelona full-back is planning to join the Premier League next season. United have been labelled as a team with defensive frailties and Alves could be the perfect addition to help secure the right side of their defence. The Daly Star are reporting that Alves’ contract …

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Manchester United update – De Gea wanted to leave United! Plus, McNair out for weeks.

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Manchester United shot stopper, David De Gea has openly admitted to BBC Sport that he contemplated quitting United. The Spaniard endured a torrid time after his £18m move from Atletico Madird in 2011 and has been on the end of some heavy criticism from fans. Asked whether he thought about leaving, the 23-year-old replied, “Sometimes.”It’s difficult when you get a lot of …

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WATCH – Sporting’s Nani mistakes ref for a team-mate

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In a bizarre moment in yesterday’s Champions League match between Sporting Lisbon and Chelsea; on loan winger Nani blitzes down the wing on a Sporting counter attack before back-heeling the ball into the path of what he thought was a team-mate. Turns out it was the ref… See the video here… Sporting lost the game 1-0, thanks to a 34th …

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Manchester United ready to launch double Juventus bid

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Manchester United are ready to launch an audacious £51m bid for Juventus duo, Arturo Vidal and Angelo Ogbonna, according to the Metro. United fans may only have to wait until January to see more big name players entering the “Theatre of Dreams” as Van Gaal adds Vidal and Ogbonna to his ever growing list of transfer targets. Van Gaal is apparently …

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Manchester United lining up £40m bid for defender

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Manchester United are said to be lining up a huge £40m bid for Argentinian international, Nicolas Otamendi. Currently on the books at Valencia, Otamendi was loaned out last season to Brazilian side, Atletico Mineiro. However, this season he has been regarded as a first team player for the Los Che and has since been drawing the plaudits after some impressive performances. …

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Was Leicester City’s comeback one of the best ever?

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Was Leicester City’s incredible comeback against Louis Van Gaal’s “Gaalacticos” on Sunday one of the best ever in the Premier League? The foxes succumbed to the quality of United early on, trailing 2-0 to United after Van Persie and Di Maria put Van Gaal’s side in the ascendancy. However, an immediate response by Leonardo Ulloa looked to put Leicester back …

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Di Maria delighted with his start at Manchester United

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Angel Di Maria was considered the man of the match in United’s 4-0 drumming of QPR at the weekend. The Argentinian scored and assisted in United’s win over Rangers and has expressed his delight at his start at United. Speaking to Sky Sports, Di Maria said “I wished very much for the day of my debut at Old Trafford and I did …

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Hummels off to Manchester United?

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Reports from the Express today have suggested that German and Dortmund defender, Mats Hummels could be the next big name signing on the list of Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal. The German was touted with a move to Old Trafford this season, but no deal materialised in time. However, the greatest indication of Hummels departure from Germany has come in …

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Van Gaal has the Premier League title on his mind

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Manchester United manager, Louis Van Gaal has his sights on Premier League glory after finally seeing his side come good against QPR yesterday afternoon at Old Trafford. A 4-0 romp of Harry Redknapp’s side was enough to allow Van Gaal to dream as he says he will target Premier League glory this season with United. However, speaking to BBC Sport  …

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My Manchester United career is over – Tom Cleverley

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Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley has revealed that his career at Old Trafford could now be all but over after securing a loan move to Aston Villa. Speaking to Sky Sports, Cleverley said, “I am happy to get away from some of the negativity. Whenever you are not winning trophies at Man United the players are going to get some stick. …

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The reason why Welbeck was sold to Arsenal

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Manchester United manager, Louis Van Gaal has disclosed the reason why he sold Danny Welbeck to Premier League rivals Arsenal – “he did not score enough goals.” According to BBC Sport the Dutchman revealed that Welbeck just was not matching the quality of the strikers around him. “He played three seasons for the first team, but he doesn’t have the record …

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