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Van Gaal’s Overhaul At Manchester United – More Trimming Than Spending

Since Louis Van Gaal’s appointment at Manchester United, the rumour mill has gone into overdrive linking the club with almost every eligible player in Europe. With the club in a precarious situation after Ferguson’s retirement and David Moyes’ subsequent tenure, it has become normal for the media to hit the red button and cry SPEND, SPEND, SPEND! But without Champions …

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Kevin Strootman: Right Man For Manchester United Midfield?

Kevin Strootman, the Dutch midfielder who plays in Italy with Roma, is a wanted man. Manchester United reportedly put in a £30 million bid for the midfielder who is valued at £22.5 million. However, is he the player that United need in their midfield? Strootman is a 24-year-old who plays mainly as a central midfielder, but can also be utilised …

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Manchester United To Play New System Under Louis Van Gaal

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The Louis Van Gaal era got underway at Manchester United with a  7-0 win over LA Galaxy this week, with Ander Herrera impressing on his debut for the Red Devils. Van Gaal is a tactically astute coach and it is clear they will be utilising a new system this season. Van Gaal used a 3-4-3 or a hybrid 3-5-2  system …

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Manchester United Struggling To Land Big Signings

Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal is still looking to land some marquee signings this summer, but is finding his negotiating position weakened by last season’s disastrous showing under predecessor David Moyes. The new Manchester United boss, Louis Van Gaal, will try to assure potential new recruits that United are still one of Europe’s big clubs and that last season’s fiasco …

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Manchester United – Proceed With Caution Mr Van Gaal

We all know the old proverb, ‘’Rome wasn’t built in a day’’. There is also a lesser known proverb that is just as true when it comes to Manchester United, ‘’Champions can’t be acquired in a summer’’. Don’t believe me? For years some teams have spent and spent, but to no avail. Manchester City had billions for four years before …

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Manchester United Prepared To Splash The Cash

Louis Van Gaal is set to be given significant financial backing for the remainder of the transfer window, following comments from Manchester United Chief Executive Ed Woodward. Ed Woodward has stated that there is no budget for Louis Van Gaal and spoke to MUTV hinting that they may even be prepared to consider breaking the world record transfer fee to …

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Could Cuadrado Be The Perfect Fit for Manchester United?

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Manchester United have already signed Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw this summer and will be looking to add more talent to their squad for the upcoming season. Recent reports have linked the Red Devils with Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado, but would the Colombian winger be a good fit for Manchester United? Recent reports in Spanish newspaper Sport have talked of Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado’s possible move to …

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Manchester United News: Evra departs for Juventus

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Following the signing of Luke Shaw for Manchester United a number of weeks ago it seemed inevitable that Patrice Evra would depart the Red Devils. The club today announced that French full back has signed for Juventus in a £1.2 million two-year deal. The experienced left back made 379 appearances for the Red Devils after joining in January 2006 from Ligue 1 …

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Manchester United Cash Is There for Van Gaal

Louis van Gaal has been given a blank cheque by chairman Ed Woodward to help bring Manchester United back to the top of English football. Some of the names doing the rounds are defenders Mats Hummels and Thomas Vermaelen, while talk of landing Edinson Cavani and Arturo Vidal would certainly get United fans excited. Mats Hummels has been a Manchester United target …

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Three Dutch Players Manchester United Should Sign

With Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal having just guided the Netherlands to 3rd at the World Cup it seems inevitable that he may target some of the young players he showed faith in. Arjen Robben has already spoke of Louis Van Gaal’s approach for the flying winger to join him at Old Trafford. “I have a special bond with him. …

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Manchester United – Monday’s Transfer News

As Louis van Gaal starts his new job at Manchester United there are some big signings in the pipeline and with a huge war chest, swollen by the stupendous Adidas £750m kit deal, he should have plenty of options. However things will not easy for the new boss . There has been speculation all summer about a possible Arturo Vidal move to Manchester United and …

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Manchester United – Friday’s Transfer News

With one meaningless World Cup game left, departing Dutch boss Louis van Gaal can now turn his attention to getting deals done in the transfer window for Manchester United. Van Gaal has reportedly turned his attentions to a number of South American stars, including Angel di Maria and Arturo Vidal, while   Enzo Perez is another option. Manchester United had been favourites to land 26-year-old Argentine Angel di …

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Van Gaal vs Moyes: Their Aura at Manchester United

Michael Laverty dissects the respective managerial characteristics of both David Moyes and Louis van Gaal and outlines why the latter is destined for success at Old Trafford. As Louis van Gaal takes the Netherlands to the third place play-off to face humiliated Brazil, Ryan Giggs is on hand back in Manchester as his assistant to prepare for the season ahead. Following …

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Louis Van Gaal & The Wayne Rooney Dilemma

As Manchester United prepare for life under Louis Van Gaal, there are a number of players whose futures seem uncertain under the new manager. Indeed, even before he even takes his first training session at the club some already appear surplus to requirements. Van Gaal has used the World Cup to showcase his tactical flexibility – his Netherlands team have …

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Manchester United Linked With Portuguese Duo

Manchester United have been active in the summer transfer window this far and are now being linked with a pair of young Portuguese starlets. Manchester United are reportedly trying to land a highly promising Portuguese duo from Benfica.  Joao Filipe, dubbed the new Ronaldo, and Joao Virginia, his goalkeeper friend, have both been offered long term contracts with the Portuguese club but are said to be looking for …

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Louis Van Gaal’s first mistake

Manchester United announced on Monday that Louis Van Gaal has signed a three-year contract at Old Trafford. United’s fans, usually so loud and obnoxious at this time of year, have been relatively silent the last few weeks of the season. But Van Gaal’s appointment has drawn them out and the reaction on social media has been very positive, with the …

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Manchester United’s Ed Woodward – The King Maker

With a lot of hype surrounding Manchester United’s next manager, it has almost gone unnoticed how influential their young CEO Ed Woodward has become. Clearly United are experiencing a difficult spell both on and off the pitch. Without Champions League football next season, United have been stripped of their elite status; damaging a global brand built and maintained on the …

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