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Weekly Transfer Talk: Vermaelen set for Spain

Colm Hayes is here with his weekly roundup of all the transfers from across England and the continent. The BBC have reported today that Arsenal have agreed a £15m fee with Barcelona for club captain Thomas Vermaelen. Manchester United were also interested in the Belgian centre-back but their interest came to a halt due to Arsenal’s demand of receiving a …

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James Wilson – Future Manchester United Star

Eighteen-year-old striker James Wilson keeps going from strength to strength for Manchester Untied’s academy, with the young striker scoring four goals against Manchester City on Thursday. Could Wilson be the next academy starlet to become an established star at Old Trafford? At the tender age of eighteen, it seems that James Wilson is certainly a standout talent. In the Manchester Senior Cup …

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Is Nigel De Jong Off To Manchester United?

Fresh media reports have linked Manchester United with Dutch midfielder Nigel De Jong, writes Rob Lyons. After finishing a relatively successful World Cup campaign in his international role with the Netherlands, it now looks as though Louis van Gaal could be linked with yet another Dutch player in Nigel De Jong. The tenacious midfielder could be making the move to Old …

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Summertime Madness: Manchester United Sign Player For Ice Cream

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Conor Heffernan continues his look at the wacky and wonderful world of transfers by remembering the time Manchester United bought a player for a freezer full of ice cream. Transfers can take all shapes and sizes. As supporters we have become accustomed to players being traded for money, often lots of money at that. But there are many ways to …

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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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Javier Hernandez – The Little Pea To Leave Manchester United?

Is Javier Hernandez’s time at Manchester United coming to an end? Alan Casey discusses the future of the Little Pea. When Javier Hernandez, aka Chicharito, first arrived at Old Trafford in 2010, it was clear to all that Alex Ferguson had uncovered a lethal finisher. Such was his impression, that a friend of this writer once remarked that Hernandez could …

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Why Is Rooney Even Being Considered For Manchester United Captaincy?

Manchester United are in need of a captain. England are in need of a captain. It has been suggested that Wayne Rooney could be the stone that kills both birds. Iain Anderson’s  question to the great footballing public is simple: Why? In the sales industry, there is a closing technique variously described as “the Winston Churchill close” or “the Duke …

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Who Will Manchester United Sign To Strengthen Their Midfield?

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Midfield has been a problem area for years for Manchester United  and it seems that Louis Van Gaal may target a high profile signing. But who is most likely to play their football at the Theater of Dreams next year? Manchester United have signed two players in Luke Shaw and Ander Herrera and with decent options upfront with Robin Van …

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Three Defenders That Could Join Manchester United This Summer

Manchester United are clearly in need of defensive recruitments, especially if they are going to use Louis van Gaal’s 3-5-2 formation. But who will the club target to add quality to the Manchester United defence? Dan Dalton gives three suggestions. Since Louis Van Gaal has arrived at Manchester United he has put his own stamp on the side, most notably changing …

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Wayne Rooney Past His Peak: Was Scholes Right?

Wayne Rooney has had an incredible career for Manchester United, but is he past his best at the age of just 28? Michael Laverty discusses. Wayne Rooney has been a vital part of Manchester United’s success winning league titles and the Champions League. After his disappointing World Cup performance in Brazil, is Paul Scholes right by saying that he peaked …

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Woodward & Manchester United Face Make-Or-Break Month

While Manchester United fans were excited by the belief that the early summer signings of Luke Shaw and Ander Herrera were the first of a batch of much-needed top quality recruits to bolster the squad, recent developments have made those same supporters a little twitchy. The reports this week that Arturo Vidal – the dynamic box-to-box midfielder that fans believe …

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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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