Nov 20 2015

United face strikers crisis

Tag: Manchester United News @ 10:19 am

Crystal-Palace-vs-Manchester-UnitedManchester United will be without Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial for their trip to Watford on Saturday, as Louis Van Gaal faces a serious striker shortage.

In his press conference on Friday, the United manager confirmed Martial hasn’t recovered from the knock he took to his left foot against England on Tuesday, while Rooney didn’t train on Thursday because of illness.

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Nov 19 2015

Midfielder urged to leave United

GettyImages-495500790Belgium manager Marc Wilmots has advised Marouane Fellaini to leave Manchester United in January or else he could jeopardise his spot in the national team ahead of the European Championships next summer.

After a difficult debut campaign, Fellaini seemed to have turned his United career around last season when he established himself as a regular in the starting XI but the Belgian has since fallen off the radar, starting only one Premier League game and two League Cup matches so far this season.

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Nov 19 2015

LVG: “I don’t do anything, I get paid to delegate”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 1:28 pm

Manchester-United-v-West-BromLouis Van Gaal has revealed he does “nothing” as Manchester United manager but simply gets paid to delegate tasks to other members of his coaching staff.

Speaking at the annual League Managers Association event on Wednesday night, the Dutchman lifted the lid what it is like to be a modern football manager before, inevitably, touching on his philosophy.

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Nov 19 2015

Beckham: “Memphis should not be intimidated by wearing number 7”

Manchester-United-vs-Club-BruggeDavid Beckham has urged Memphis Depay to use the number 7 shirt as a motivation to rediscover his form, adding the Dutchman had the potential to follow in the footsteps of his illustrious predecessors.

Since joining from PSV Eindhoven in the summer, the Dutchman has failed to live up to his £27.9m price-tag, with some suggesting the youngster could be the latest player to fall victim of the added pressure that comes with wearing the number 7 shirt at Manchester United.

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Nov 18 2015

United suffer Martial blow

England-v-France-Live-from-WembleyManchester United have been dealt yet another injury blow as Anthony Martial left Wembley on crutches on Tuesday night, after he suffered a knock to his left foot.

United had already lost Michael Carrick in this international break, after the England midfielder looked to have twisted his ankle against Spain last week but Martial’s absence could be a lot harder to absorb, given the Frenchman’s impact since joining from Monaco on deadline day.

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Nov 16 2015

Xavi: “I thought Van Gaal was an idiot”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 4:27 pm

Manchester-United-v-West-BromFormer Spain midfielder Xavi has admitted he thought Louis Van Gaal was an “idiot” when the Dutchman first arrived at the Nou Camp.

The former Barcelona great was given his chance to cement a place in the Catalan giants’ starting XI by the current Manchester United manager, but he revealed the start of Van Gaal’s adventure with the Blaugrana was far from auspicious.

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Nov 14 2015

Beckham: “United was the best part of my career”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 9:50 am

David-BeckhamDavid Beckham will return to Old Trafford on Saturday night, as he takes the field alongside a host of international stars to raise funds for UNICEF.

The former United midfielder said he’s excited at the prospect of playing on the turf he called home for so long and opened up about his relationship with the club.

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Nov 14 2015

Beckham: “Ronaldo should crawl back to United”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 9:43 am

Cristiano_Ronaldo_512589aDavid Beckham has suggested Cristiano Ronaldo should return to Manchester United on his hands and knees, if he ever decides to leave Real Madrid.

Over the last couple of weeks, the Portuguese has again been linked with a move back to Old Trafford after refusing to rule out he might leave Real Madrid in the future. Chelsea and PSG have also been billed as possible destinations but Beckham, who will play at Old Trafford on Saturday, believes there’s only one place Ronaldo should head to.

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