Jan 17 2016

Rooney: “Nothing beats scoring at Anfield”

Liverpool-v-Manchester-United (5)Wayne Rooney has described the feeling of scoring the winner at Anfield as one of the best emotions he’s ever experienced.

With United under the cosh, Rooney scored his first goal at Anfield in a decade to give his side a fourth consecutive win against Liverpool and the second against their bitter rivals away from home in as many games.

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Jan 10 2016

Van Gaal explains decision to replace Mata

3860366689Louis Van Gaal has explained he replaced Juan Mata on Saturday because he was not satisfied with the Spaniard’s effort in covering the role he was given.

Mata was largely anonymous against Sheffield United until he was replaced in the 60th minute by Memphis Depay, who went close with a long-range effort before winning a penalty in the third minute of added time.

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Jan 09 2016

Herrera wants away draw for United

Everton-v-Manchester-United (4)Ander Herrera has echoed the thoughts of most United fans by admitting he would prefer United to be drawn away in cup competitions.

Louis Van Gaal’s side welcome Sheffield United in the third round of the FA Cup this afternoon but the Spaniard, who has previously spoken of his admiration for United’s travelling support, said he would like United to play away from home if they beat the League One side.

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Jan 09 2016

United players “too soft”, says LVG

Manchester-United-v-Chelsea (6)Louis Van Gaal wants his players to start showing more aggression too each other, hinting some of them were too soft with their teammates.

United ended an eight-game winless run against Swansea last weekend will reach the fourth round of the FA Cup if they beat Sheffield United at home on Saturday, but Van Gaal said it was too soon to say whether his side was back in form.

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Jan 06 2016

United recall midfielder

Borussia-Dortmund-v-PAOK-FC-UEFA-Europa-LeagueManchester United have recalled Adnan Januzaj from his spell at Borussia Dortmund earlier than expected.

The Belgian, who joined the Bundesliga side on loan in the summer, has returned to Old Trafford after United summoned him back because of a lack of games with the 2013 Champions League runners up.

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Jan 06 2016

Striker return the right move for United, says U21 coach

355831Manchester United were right to recall Will Keane from his loan at Preston North End, according to United’s U21 coach Tommy Martin.

Keane was allowed to go on loan to the Championship side in the summer before being summoned back to Old Trafford over the festive period, as Louis Van Gaal looks to end his side’s goalscoring problems.

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Jan 05 2016

Smalling motivated by transfer speculation

Manchester-United-FC-v-VfL-Wolfsburg-UEFA-Champions-LeagueChris Smalling has admitted the summer speculation linking a number of centre-backs with a move to Manchester United has driven him to step up to the plate.

During the summer, a number of world class defenders, including Sergio Ramos and Mats Hummels, were reportedly on United’s radar but in the end Louis Van Gaal opted against signing a centre-back.

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Jan 03 2016

Young: “United can still win the league”

Manchester-United-v-Swansea (2)Ashley Young believes Manchester United are still in the title race despite being nine points behind Arsenal.

United ended a dismal run of form that has seen them going without a win in eight games in all competition as they beat Swansea 2-1 at home on Saturday, but they remain way behind the league leaders and could be five points off fourth place should Spurs win at Everton today.

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