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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Van Persie – “Falcao must fight for his place”

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Manchester United striker, Robin Van Persie has offered a warning to Radamel Falcao that walking into the first team may not be as easy as first presumed. Despite the Colombians impressive goal-scoring record, Falcao has also walked into one of the stronger looking attacks in the Premier League; with the likes of Wayne Rooney, Robin Van Persie, Juan Mata and …

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Are Van Persie’s days numbered at United? Could he return to Arsenal?

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Manchester United have just signed Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco on a season long loan. A signing that will raise the eyebrows of football has a whole after United’s leaky defence seems to be the issue. However, despite these limitations to the United squad; Louis Van Gaal has brought in Colombian striker Radamel Falcao to United. This deal does therefore raise …

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Shock stats – If Robin Van Persie had stayed at Arsenal they’d be top and Man United would be 10th

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So says The Daily Mail’s Martin Samuels. So another difficult weekend for Arsenal in which they were outplayed by Swansea in the first half and then couldn’t find the net in the second only to succumb to two superb late Michu goals. It was also business as usual – this season anyhow – for Manchester United in going a goal …

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