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Louis van Gaal wins first game at Old Trafford

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Marouane Fellaini’s stoppage-time goal ensured Louis van Gaal ended his first home match in charge of Manchester United with a 2-1 victory over Valencia. The Belgium international, who has struggled for form since joining from Everton last summer, brought the Old Trafford crowd to its feet with his late effort, but the Dutch manager stayed seated, scribbling furiously on a ...

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Liverpool agree deal for Sevilla left back Moreno

Alberto Moreno: Spain international set to join Liverpool

Liverpool have agreed a £12million deal to sign long-term transfer target Sevilla defender Alberto Moreno. Brendan Rodgers made signing a left-back his priority earlier this summer and singled out the 22-year-old as his number one target. Sevilla insisted that Moreno was going nowhere unless their 20 million euro asking price was met with manager Unai Emery insisting on Monday that ...

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Southampton agree fee for Shane Long with Hull City

Shane Long: Hull City striker set for a shock £12m move to Southampton

Southampton have agreed a £12million fee for Hull City striker Shane Long, according to reports. The Republic of Ireland interanational only moved to the KC Stadium in January for £7.5m from West Brom and scored four goals in 15 games for Steve Bruce’s side. Saints’ new manager Ronald Koeman wants the 27-year-old to form a strike partnership with Italian Graziano ...

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Wayne Rooney named new Manchester United captain

Wayne Rooney: New Manchester United captain

Wayne Rooney has been named as the new captain of Manchester United by manager Louis van Gaal. Van Gaal made the announcement following United’s final pre-season friendly against Valencia, when Rooney skippered the side to a 2-1 victory courtesy of Marouane Fellaini’s late goal. The England international, who is also in the running to skipper the national side in the ...

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Argentina’s Marcos Rojo pleads for Man United move

Marcos Rojo: Interested in Manchester United move

Argentina left-back Marcos Rojo has handed in a transfer request to Sporting Lisbon and told the Portuguese club he wants to leave for Manchester United, Sky sources understand. Southampton were previously rumoured to be leading the Premier League chase for the 24-year-old before he was linked heavily to United over the weekend. Saints boss Ronald Koeman said: “We are interested in ...

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FIFA investigating Michel Vorm move to Tottenham

Michel Vorm: FIFA to act after Utrecht report Swansea following Spurs transfer

Reports indicate that FIFA is investigating the transfer of Netherlands goalkeeper Michel Vorm from Swansea to Tottenham after a formal complaint from his first club Utrecht. The Eredivisie side claimed they were due a 30% sell-on fee but Swansea sources say it was a free transfer and the Dutch club are not due any money. Vorm came on as a ...

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Liverpool consider Eto’o move

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Liverpool are considering a short-term move for Samuel Eto’o as manager Brendan Rodgers seeks a striker following the departure of Luis Suarez. The Cameroon international is a free agent after being released by Chelsea at the end of last season. While the Reds have not made an approach for Eto’o so far, he is one of a number of options ...

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Mexico coach Herrera wants Chicharito to move

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Mexico national team manager Miguel Herrera says he is in favor of Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez leaving Manchester United. Hernandez made 24 league appearances for the Red Devils last season, but just six of those were starts, and reportedly he has been told by new United manager Louis Van Gaal to look for another club. Herrera is of the belief that ...

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Silva signs new long-term contract at Man City

David Silva: Delighted to be staying at Manchester City

Manchester City playmaker David Silva has signed a new five-year contract. The inspirational Spain international, who has won two Premier League titles with City, is now committed to the club until the end of the 2018-19 season. The 28-year-old has been a key figure at the Etihad Stadium since his arrival from Valencia in 2010. Deal me in: David Silva ...

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Everton set to confirm Atsu signing

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Everton expect to formally announce the signing of Christian Atsu from Chelsea on loan on Monday. The Black Stars player had reportedly been the target of premier league clubs Sunderland and QPR but it appears that the Merseyside club have won the battle to secure his signature for the season. Atsu  could be the winger Roberto Martinez has craved this ...

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