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Alex Ferguson’s All Time Worst Manchester United XI

Manchester United have endured a rocky three seasons since Sir Alex Ferguson finally exited the Old Trafford changing rooms for the last time. Ferguson’s replacement, compatriot David Moyes didn’t even last a season. Fans, stockholders and the sporting media simply couldn’t accept the spectacular fall from the top of the table to fighting it out for second tier European football …

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Top Five Most Expensive Teenagers In Premier League History

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 22: Anderson of Manchester United celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on August 22, 2011 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Manchester United not afraid to spend big on potential News reports from Portugal suggest Manchester United has a ‘gentleman’s agreement’ with Benfica to sign star teenager Renato Sanches at the end of the season for a reported £39 million. This is the figure stated as the release clause that exists in his long term contract with the club. For such …

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Forget Anderson, We Want To Know What Happened To Manchester United’s Dong Fangzhou

The curtain came down on Anderson’s Manchester United career this week. Following on from the Old Trafford flop, we look back at the case of Dong Fangzhou.   Local takeaways were left saddened this week by the departure of Brazilian midfielder Anderson from Manchester United’s ranks. While his hunger and propensity for deep fried foods cannot be questioned, Anderson joins a …

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Anderson: Biggest Waste Of Talent Manchester United Have Ever Seen?

As the curtain comes down on a Manchester United career that promised much, but rarely delivered, Sean O’Neill discusses the dramatic fall from grace of Anderson. As the mid-season transfer window drew to an uneventful close after a sleepy January, one of the deals that did go through saw Manchester United’s Anderson bring an end to his time at Old Trafford. After …

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Teenage Wonder-kids; The Good, The Bad & The Anderson

With Real Madrid announcing last week that they have signed Norwegian wonder-kid, Martin Odegaard, on an €80,000 a week contract, much debate has surrounded the effects of offering teenage players such valuable contracts. In light of this, Eoin Lyons takes a look back at some of the biggest teenage transfers from recent years, and discusses how those players have fared in the meantime. The …

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Why Romario Was Better Than Lionel Messi Will Ever Be

Our Brazilian football expert argues that Romario was a better player than Lionel Messi will ever be and discusses his rationale for selecting his compatriot.  Warning: May contain strong bias. Actuallly, a truckload of bias. Discussions on who is/was the best football player of all times are endless. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion and the beauty of this sport is that there …

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When Will Manchester United’s Nightmare End?

A nightmare can be quite frightening, especially one that has lasted fifteen months following the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson as Manchester United boss. After the elation of sealing the deal to sign a genuinely world-class midfielder in Angel Di Maria on Tuesday evening, Manchester United fans the world over woke on Wednesday morning spitting their corn flakes all over the …

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Five Players Who Look Set To Leave Manchester United

With Manchester United’s US tour coming to an end, Louis Van Gaal has indicated that he will let the players know where they stand. There are likely to be more players coming to Old Trafford but also some of the current squad could be surplus to requirements at the club. Van Gaal is clearly judging his squad and a number of …

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Manchester United Close In On Spaniard

Manchester United are edging ever closer to completing a deal for Athletic Bilbao’s midfield maestro Ander Herrera, writes Steven Parkhill. Last summer, Manchester United’s manager at the time David Moyes was interested in bringing Basque midfielder Ander Herrera to Old Trafford. However, the move ended in  farce. Reports emerged on deadline day of three people, said to be representing United, managing to get into the …

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Five Manchester United Players Who Should Leave & Never Return

As a torrid Manchester United season nears its eagerly anticipated conclusion, the book will close on a number of legendary Manchester United careers. However, it will also signal the departure of some of the Old Trafford’s least effective squad members. Here are the top five Manchester United players who should leave and never return to the Manchester giants. 1. Tom Cleverley Even being …

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