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Manchester United Have Made Their First Signing Of The Summer

Jose Mourinho

Manchester United have moved quickly to kick off their summer transfer activity, having reached an agreement with Espanyol over the signing of wonderkid Arnau Puigmal.  Leading Spanish newspaper, Sport, have reported that the Espanyol academy sensation will be on his way to Old Trafford once the summer transfer window opens. Puigmal is currently playing his football with Espanyol’s Cadete A side …

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Five Possible Replacements For Michael Carrick At Manchester United

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Michael Carrick of Manchester United reacts to his side winning, after the final whistle during the EFL Cup fourth round match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on October 26, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Michael Carrick has quietly gone about the business of winning trophies since being brought to Manchester United by Alex Ferguson over a decade ago. Nothing phases the Geordie midfielder, not even taking Roy Keane’s shirt number. His metronomic passing, game intelligence and ability to screen his back four effectively have been a cornerstone of United since he arrived at the …

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Why Kasper Dolberg Should Be Manchester United’s Long-Term Striking Solution

Kasper Dolberg of Ajaxduring the Dutch Eredivisie match between Roda JC Kerkrade and Ajax Amsterdam at the Parkstad Limburg stadium on February 05, 2017 in Kerkrade, The Netherlands(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

When Jose Mourinho took over at Manchester United there were certain holes he had to fill. A commanding central defender was needed, Eric Bailly was acquired. Pace was badly lacking from the side, enter Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Wayne Rooney was rapidly deteriorating, Zlatan Ibrahimovic was signed on a free transfer from PSG. All look like pretty sound investments thus far. However, …

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Why Memphis Depay’s Time At United Will Be Marked By Failure

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 30: Memphis Depay of Manchester United looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Manchester United FC and VfL Wolfsburg at Old Trafford on September 30, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Memphis Depay has departed Manchester United for French side Lyon. Depay has made just 16 Premier League starts, scoring two goals, in what must be one of the worst cases of unrealized potential the Premier League has ever seen. Life at United started with a bang for Memphis Depay with two goals against Belgian side Brugge in a Champions League …

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Will Join Manchester United On Friday [BBC]

Ibrahimovic

Manchester United will finally complete a long-awaited move for Zlatan Ibrahimovic at the end of the week as reported by the BBC. Zlatan will be reunited with Jose Mourinho, who worked with the Swede in their time together at Inter Milan. The charismatic striker, 34, will sign a one-year deal on a whopping £200,000 a week, according to ESPN. Ibrahimovic …

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Dortmund Practically Confirm Henrikh Mkhitaryan Move To Man United

Henrikh Mkhitaryan

According to WAZ, Borussia Dortmund will come to a decision regarding Man United’s offer for Henrikh Mkhitaryan, and it’s looking good for fans of the Red Devils. Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke was speaking to German media outlet WAZ today and admitted that United are close to clinching the deal. The situation has changed. United have made a much better offer for …

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Alvaro Morata ‘Will Listen To Offers’ From These Premier League Clubs

Alvaro Morata

In-demand Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata is ‘listening to offers’ from three Premier League clubs, according to Sky Sports‘ football expert Guillem Balague. Morata had an impressive two-year spell with Italian champions Juventus but Real exercised their right to buy back their former youth product for a fee of €30 million. However, it appears that Florentino Perez would rather make …

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Chelsea Abandon Nainggolan Plans To Battle Man United For Belgian Star

Man United

The ever reliable Di Marzio stated today that Chelsea has joined Man United in the race for Zenit St Petersburg’s midfield ace, Axel Witsel. Antonio Conte is said to be a long-term admirer of Radja Nainggolan, Witsel’s Belgium team-mate, but appears to have failed in his attempts to sign him, according to the Italian news outlet. Chelsea moves on from Nainggolan: …

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United Bid €3m For Winger Who Really Impressed Mats Hummels

The youngster blew Hummels away in a midweek Europa League qualifier. According to Norwegian paper TA, Manchester United are chasing Odds BK prospect Rafik Zekhnini. The 17-year-old played in Norwegian side Odds’ 4-3 to Borussia Dortmund on Thursday night, impressing highly-rated centre back and apparent long-term United target Mats Hummels. The German praised the young winger, and finding out that he was only 17 elicited this response: “Really? …

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Video: Van Gaal Satisfied With Performance, Refuses To Speak About De Gea

And who could blame him? Speaking at his post-match interview after his team’s stalemate with Newcastle, Louis van Gaal said he was satisfied with his team’s performance after Manchester United struck the woodwork and had eight shots on target. “We can be satisfied about the performance but not the result. We don’t reward ourself. We created a lot of chances and we …

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Man United Considering Mayoral In De Gea Deal, Along With Dinamo Moscow Striker

With Pedro gone, it’s one last scramble for a striker for Man United. According to ESPN, the Old Trafford side are contemplating taking on Real Madrid youngster Borja Mayoral as part of a possible deal to sell David De Gea to the Galacticos, in order to bolster their strikeforce. The 18-year-old is a relative unknown, and with United striker James Wilson currently occupying the …

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United Fan Hands Van Gaal Some Tips At AON Training Ground

He had his chance and grabbed it with both hands. This daring Manchester United fan waited outside the AON training complex at Carrington Road this morning and amusingly handed in a sheet of formation and transfer tips to United boss Louis van Gaal as he drove in to work. With Pedro of Barcelona headed to Stamford Bridge and Valencia’s Nicolas Otamendi now at rivals Manchester …

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Van Gaal: “I Have Full Confidence In My Strikers”

Manchester United

The Dutchman spoke to the media prior to tomorrow night’s clash with Club Brugge. Manchester United’s first Champions League game since their quarter-final loss to Bayern Munich in 2014 saw gaffer Louis van Gaal face the first European press conference of his Old Trafford tenure. The Red Devil’s captain is suffering a goal drought in the Premier League, and has yet to get …

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Verratti Is Open To Premier League Move But Flattered By Barcelona

The Paris Saint Germain midfielder would be a coup for any English club. Speaking to Goal.com, the young Italian, who has garnered rave reviews and comparisons to legendary compatriot Andrea Pirlo, was coy about his future destination. “You never know what can happen in the future,” he stated. “I am fine where I am now and I am not thinking about a transfer. I …

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