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Archives: Manchester United

Louis van Gaal expresses interest in bringing Cristiano Ronaldo back to United

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Real Madrid's Ronaldo celebrates his goal against Villarreal during their Spanish first division soccer match at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid

Louis van Gaal has hailed Cristiano Ronaldo as a "fantastic player" after admitting he is in the hunt for a marquee signing to boost Manchester United's chances of challenging for the Champions League. Van Gaal is hoping to mount a … Continue reading

Angel di Maria missing flight fuels speculation of a move to PSG

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Angel di Maria failed to board his flight to the United States and therefore did not join Manchester United's pre-season tour party on Saturday, Louis van Gaal has revealed. Di Maria, subject of serious interest from Paris St Germain, was … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney ready to be the lone striker for Manchester United

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Wayne Rooney has no problem bearing the responsibility of being Manchester United's main marksman next season. Rooney spent a large chunk of last season in midfield, but manager Louis van Gaal has told the 29-year-old he will be playing up … Continue reading

Barcelona vow to fight Premier League clubs to sign best players

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Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu has vowed to fight Premier League clubs for the best players in the world and stop them from dominating the transfer market despite their new-found riches. The top of the English game is now awash with … Continue reading

Barcelona president heaps praise on Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal

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Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu has heaped praise on Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal ahead of Saturday’s International Champions Cup match between the two sides in San Francisco. Bartomeu feels Van Gaal – who coached Barcelona during two separates stints … Continue reading

Real Madrid agree to sell Sergio Ramos to Manchester United, says report

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Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has given into the demands of his disgruntled defender Sergio Ramos and has agreed to sell the team captain to Manchester United, according to Radio Marca. Reports from Spain have indicated that did Perez joined up … Continue reading

Rating all of the Premier League’s summer signings so far this transfer window

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With pre-season friendly matches getting into swing, the transfer window has settled down over the past seven days. But there has still been some astute business conducted by Premier League teams. In the top 20 of our complete rankings this … Continue reading

PSG agree £46 million fee for Manchester United’s Angel di Maria, says report

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Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United have agreed a €65 million fee (£46 million) for winger Angel di Maria, according to a report from France Football. The French publication believes Di Maria will join up with PSG tomorrow or Saturday in … Continue reading

Barcelona have yet to receive an offer for Manchester United target Pedro

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Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu responded to speculation linking Pedro with a move to Manchester United by stating the club had not received any offers for any member of their squad. Despite signing a contract extension with Barcelona last season, Pedro … Continue reading

Sergio Ramos is 100% staying at Real Madrid, says Rafa Benitez

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Real Madrid manager Rafa Benitez is confident disgruntled defender Sergio Ramos will remain at the club past this summer. It has been well-publicized that Ramos and club president Florentino Perez have had a major falling out concerning various personal and professional … Continue reading

Louis van Gaal expects Angel Di Maria to stay despite interest from PSG

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Louis van Gaal still expects Angel di Maria to join Manchester United’s tour of the United States on Saturday despite reports the £59.7million midfielder is closing in on a transfer to Paris St Germain. Di Maria failed to impress at … Continue reading

Louis Van Gaal has Alex Ferguson’s ruthless edge, says Bryan Robson

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Bryan Robson saw a bit of Sir Alex Ferguson in Louis van Gaal when he decided to ruthlessly ditch Robin van Persie, Radamel Falcao and Victor Valdes. One of the reasons why Ferguson was so successful at United was because … Continue reading

5 strikers on Manchester United’s transfer radar

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Manchester United are in the process of signing a new striker, but manager Louis van Gaal has insisted he is not a forward the club have been strongly linked with. Van Gaal cryptically noted the target is “not a striker … Continue reading

Robin van Persie rips Louis van Gaal but praises Arsene Wenger

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Former Manchester United and Arsenal striker Robin van Persie has vented his feelings towards his former boss at Old Trafford.  The 31-year-old forward did not have many positives words to say about Louis van Gaal following his switch to the … Continue reading

Manchester United unlikely to sign new striker this summer to partner Rooney

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Manchester United are prepared to start the season with Wayne Rooney as their only established senior striker. Louis van Gaal has sold Robin van Persie to Fenerbahce and decided against signing Radamel Falcao on a permanent basis from Monaco. That … Continue reading

Juan Mata excited by return to Champions League with Manchester United

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Juan Mata is hungry for Champions League glory with Manchester United after being forced to watch the biggest club competition in the world from his sofa last year. Two years after Mata helped Chelsea win the competition on that famous … Continue reading

Pedro expected to join Manchester United later this week, say reports

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Following his side’s 1-0 win over Club America on Friday, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal hinted there could be a “surprise” signing in the coming days. When asked about United’s lack of scoring options, Van Gaal responded: “I am … Continue reading

Phil Jones is positive about Manchester United’s title hopes

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Phil Jones is optimistic about Manchester United's chances of winning the Barclays Premier League this coming season. United have been one of the busiest clubs in the transfer market this summer, signing four new players and offloading some dead wood. … Continue reading