Oct 16 2015

United made offer for Barcelona star

466722320-1Neymar’s dad has confirmed that Manchester United did submit a bid to Barcelona during the transfer window last summer.

In the final weeks of the transfer window, rumours suggesting United might be plotting a sensational move for the Brazil striker intensified, as Ed Woodward and Louis Van Gaal looked to secure a star signing before the transfer deadline.

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Oct 16 2015

Martial scoops prize

Barclays-POTM-2JPGAnthony Martial has won the Premier League’s Barclays Player of the Month award for September, after making an impressive start to his Manchester United career.

The 19-year-old arrived at Old Trafford on deadline day, with fans sneering at Louis Van Gaal’s decision to sign an unknown teenager rather than an established international, while pundits and media had a field day as they criticised United for spending £36m on the Frenchman.

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Oct 15 2015

Rooney backed to start scoring again

Manchester-United-v-Sunderland (3)Wayne Rooney will soon rediscover his form and embark on a goalscoring run, according to Sir Alex Ferguson.

The United captain has become England’s all time top goalscorer earlier this season but has endured a torrid time at club level, scoring just one Premier League goal so far.

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Oct 14 2015

United’s summer signing has “attitude problem”

Manchester-United-vs-Club-BruggeFormer Holland international Youri Mulder has claimed Memphis Depay has an attitude problem, suggesting “people” at Old Trafford were beginning to show signs of frustration with the youngster.

Depay left PSV Eindhoven for United last summer in a £27.5m deal but has so far failed to replicate the sparkling form that inspired his former side to the Eredivisie title last season.

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Oct 14 2015

Fergie: “United can win the league”

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Man-Utd-vs-Ipswich-Capital-One-Cup (1)Manchester United have a chance to win the Premier League title this season but Louis Van Gaal’s new signings need more time to settle into a new reality, according to Sir Alex Ferguson.

United, who are two points adrift of league leaders Manchester City after suffering an embarrassing 3-0 defeat away at Arsenal before the international break, face a difficult trip to Goodison Park on Saturday as they aim to reverse a trend that has seen them losing their last three league games on the blue half of Merseyside.

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Oct 13 2015

De Gea “I’m in the form of my life”

46669461David De Gea says he’s been playing the best football of his career and he’s adamant he will take his sparkling form for Spain back with him to England.

The Spaniard was superb on Monday night, helping his side to clinch a 1-0 win in Ukraine with a number of spectacular saves – he stopped 11 of Ukraine’s shots  – that frustrated the hosts as the defending European champions ended their qualifying campaign on a high.

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Oct 13 2015

Why this is a pivotal season for Phil Jones

462661598With limited options in defence, could Phil Jones finally fulfil his potential? As the 3-0 defeat at Arsenal suggested, all is not rosy at the heart of Manchester United’s defence. After an extremely impressive start to the season, United’s back four were left badly exposed.

Phil Jones is fully fit for the first time this season, which could result in Daley Blind being moved to left back in Luke Shaw’s absence, a position he flourished in during the second half of last season. With Chris Smalling looking more and more assured in the heart of the defence, what has United’s other young English centre back got to offer?

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Oct 10 2015

“Madrid is behind me,” says De Gea

46669461David De Gea has said the saga linking him with a move to Real Madrid last summer is now behind him and has thanked the fans for their support.

The Manchester United keeper looked set to return to the Spanish capital before the end of the trasfer window, with Real Madrid adamant to secure his services after he refused to sign a new deal at Old Trafford.

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