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Manchester United Manager’s Situation Now Similar To Benitez At Chelsea

With Manchester United now subdued to the Europa League after the disappointing defeat to Wolfsburg on Tuesday night, manager Louis van Gaal has arguably been the most talked about man in football this week, for all the wrong reasons. His first real attempt at playing expressive, forward-minded football showed just what happens when United let their hair down but leave …

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Video: Louis Van Gaal’s Post-Wolfsburg Match Interview

Manchester United

It’s fair to say that the spotlight on Louis van Gaal is now at it’s brightest. Here’s his response to the crushing Champions League defeat to Wolfsburg.  A tough loss means that Louis van Gaal’s ‘philosophy’ is under fire more than ever before. The Man United manager remained cagey though in speaking to BT Sport after the 3-2 defeat. “I …

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Video: Schweinsteiger Deflects Sole Blame For Lack Of Goals Away From Strikers

Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has deflected sole blame for the team’s lack of goals away from his forward teammates ahead of United’s clash with Wolfsburg. The likes of Wayne Rooney have rightly come in for much criticism for their performances of late, as have other options, with only one chance being converted in their last three games against Leicester, West Ham …

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Video: Manchester United Boss Reveals Pretty Brutal Penalty Taker Selection Process

Manchester United

Despite Wayne Rooney being, in most spectators’ minds, the recognised penalty taker for both club and country, he has since been overtaken by Juan Mata. The Spaniard opened the scoring for the Red Devils during Wednesday night’s Champions League win over Wolfsburg from the penalty spot, which left some querying why United’s senior striker didn’t step up to take it. Louis …

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Watch: Absolutely Ridiculous Mata Flick Sees Man Utd Take The Lead Against Wolfsburg

This was ridiculous… After disastrously falling behind in the first half, a penalty from Juan Mata drew United level before half time. The midfielder has been sensational throughout and many commentated at half time that the former Chelsea man was at the epicentre of every positive move that United created. However, it was his ridiculous assist for the Red Devils …

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Video: Robert Lewandowski Is On Fire Tonight

At half-time in tonight’s game, Bayern Munich were trailing Wolfsburg 1-0 at home. It was goals they needed, so Pep Guardiola introduced Robert Lewandowski in an attempt to perhaps find an equaliser. At the time of writing, it appears to have been an inspired decision by the Spaniard. The Polish striker has scored five goals within nine minutes having been …

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BREAKING: Man City Agree Personal Terms With Kevin de Bruyne [The Guardian]

Kevin de Bruyne

It seems that Manchester City have stolen a serious march on Chelsea for the Premier League title. A day after agreeing the £32m purchase of Valencia’s Nicolas Otamendi, Manuel Pellegrini’s men have agreed a contract with the Bundesliga’s player of the year, Kevin de Bruyne. The ever reliable Jamie Jackson of The Guardian reported that the Wolfsburg star has accepted the …

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Wolfsburg Slap Insane Price-Tag On Manchester City Target

Kevin de Bruyne

Manchester City of course have money to spend on Europe’s top talents but Wolfsburg are clearly aiming to prey on that perception by slapping a massive price-tag on Wolfsburg’s Kevin de Bruyne. Either that or they want to make it clear that only insane spending will tempt them.  Just how much is this ludicrous price? €90 million (£63.3m), according to Bild.  Yes, …

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Man City & Man Utd To Battle Over £35M-Rated Valencia Defender

With Sergio Ramos now almost certain to stay in the Spanish capital, Manchester United have focused their attentions on Valencia’s Nicolas Otamendi but could face stiff competition from cross-city rivals Manchester City for his signature.  The Mirror report that once City’s dealings for Wolfsburg’s Kevin De Bruyne are completed, which includes a six-year contract ‘worth over £200,000-a-week’ on offer, they will join …

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Manchester City May Have To Pay Up To £45M For Wolfsburg Star

Manchester City have been linked with Wolfsburg star Kevin de Bruyne for weeks now but a deal looks to be moving closer to completion, according to today’s headlines. Speaking to The Guardian, the Bundesliga Player of the Season’s agent, Patrick De Koster, said: “It is a question for Wolfsburg but we are expecting some progress in the coming days.” “At this stage we …

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How Wolfsburg Can Help Bayern Munich Conquer Europe

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Pep Guardiola’s managerial ability cannot be called into question. He has a record that is bordering on ludicrous and in just six years of management has almost cemented his place among the all-time greats. So why then, are doubts surrounding him setting in? Why are certain people starting to believe that unless he delivers Champions League success, and soon, to Bayern …

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