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8 hrs ago | The Age

Manchester United swoop for Radamel Falcao - but is he the answer?

Manchester United have agreed to a sensational deal to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan from Monaco, but is he the answer to their problems? The prolific 28-year-old forward, who missed the World Cup with a serious knee injury, had also been linked with Real Madrid, Manchester City and Arsenal.

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Related Topix: Sports, Falcao, Soccer Players, Wayne Rooney, Javier Hernandez, Danny Welbeck, Rio Ferdinand

8 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Falcao swoop fails to answer Manchester United's case for the defence

With most Manchester United fans praying for much-needed defensive reinforcements, manager Louis van Gaal made a surprise deadline-day swoop for flamboyant Colombian striker Radamel Falcao on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Falcao, Soccer Players, Wayne Rooney, Phil Jones, Tom Cleverley, Danny Welbeck

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Mail

Martin Samuel: The truth is a lot of English players are just not good enough

Louis van Gaal was discussing methodology. 'I train the brains not the legs,' he said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Ashley Young, Danny Welbeck, Phil Jones, Tom Cleverley, Nani

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Football.co.uk

Burnley V Man Utd at Turf Moor : LIVE

Burnley V Man Utd - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game live. Dyche: United need time to adapt Burnley manager Sean Dyche believes it will take time for Manchester United to adapt to Louis van Gaal's 3-5-2 formation because it is so "radical."

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester United, Soccer Players, Michael Carrick, Jesse Lingard, Rafael

Yahoo!

Premier League - Van Gaal defends Shaw over 'nasty' fitness claims

Louis van Gaal will ask Roy Hodgson to clarify his comments on Luke Shaw after the Manchester United manager launched an impassioned defence of the teenage star.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Sam Johnstone, Michael Carrick, Jesse Lingard, Rafael, England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Mail

Jamie Carragher: Don't blame Sir Alex Ferguson for Manchester United's freefall

Louis van Gaal, only a few weeks into his reign at Old Trafford, has been criticised for picking an inexperienced team, playing a system that is alien to his squad -and signing autographs immediately after that 4-0 defeat.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Tom Cleverley, Danny Welbeck, Patrice Evra, Jonny Evans, Ashley Young

Business News

Manchester United latest: Burney preview and transfer update

In team news, Angel Di Maria could be involved and potentially make his debut and Marcos Rojo could be in contention if his work permit is secured in time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Michael Carrick, Jesse Lingard, Ander Herrera, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Arturo Vidal

RTE.ie

Weekend's Premier League team news

Ireland international Robbie Brady will be pushing for a start for Hull against Aston Villa after two goals against Lokeren in the Europa League Sean Dyche expects striker Sam Vokes to once again be Burnley's only absentee.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Robbie Brady, Burnley, World Soccer, More Sports, Rafael, Darron Gibson, Steven Pienaar

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Suria

Van Persie expects van Gaal to revive...

Robin van Persie insists troubled Manchester United will quickly turn the corner under new manager Louis van Gaal as they prepare to face Burnley on Saturday.

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Daily Mail

Roy Hodgson shares Louis van Gaal's fears over Luke Shaw's fitness

Roy Hodgson has admitted talking with Manchester United and England left back Luke Shaw at the World Cup amid increasing concerns about his fitness.

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Related Topix: England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Wayne Rooney, World Soccer, More Sports, Soccer Players, Manchester United, Southampton, Danny Rose

Daily Mail

Ryan Giggs in 2011: Manchester United will NEVER go the way of...

Louis van Gaal wants to get shut of a plethora of Manchester United players this week in developments Ryan Giggs couldn't have predicted three years ago.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Nani, Javier Hernandez, Ryan Giggs, Rafael, Fabio

Sky Sports

Uncapped four in for England

Roy Hodgson gives his thoughts on the four new players he's named in the England squad to face Norway and Switzerland.

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Related Topix: England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Danny Rose, Fabian Delph, Michael Carrick, Kyle Walker

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Mail

Angel di Maria is a A 60m punt; a Juan Mata upgrade... there's no grand plan at United

The comedians were out in force on Wednesday. Images of Angel di Maria as a startled Dobby, the house elf in the Harry Potter films; of him looking distraught, already pleading for escape; of his former team-mates at Real Madrid mocking his fate; of Louis van Gaal as a grinning David Moyes in disguise.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Manchester United, Phil Jones, Soccer Players, Ashley Young, Andy Carroll

Yeovil Express

Wayne Rooney is the favourite to be England's next captain

England manager Roy Hodgson will name his squad for the upcoming matches against Norway and Switzerland at a noon press conference, and he is also expected to announce who will succeed Steven Gerrard as captain.

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Related Topix: England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Wayne Rooney, Soccer Players, Steven Gerrard, Glen Johnson, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool

Sporting Life

Wayne Rooney: Favourite to be named England captain

England manager Roy Hodgson will name his squad for the upcoming matches against Norway and Switzerland at a noon press conference, and he is also expected to announce who will succeed Steven Gerrard as captain.

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Related Topix: England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Wayne Rooney, Soccer Players, Steven Gerrard, Glen Johnson, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool

Daily Mail

Manchester United's problems: Louis van Gaal needs more from Wayne Rooney

This was supposed to be the season Manchester United arose from the ashes of their disastrous first campaign of the post-Sir Alex Ferguson era.

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Related Topix: Sports, Wayne Rooney, Soccer Players, Michael Carrick, Jesse Lingard, England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Business News

'He's excellent' - Arsenal tipped over ideal striker, but does A 10m sale make deal impossible?

Former Arsenal striker Alan Smith has advised the club to move for Danny Welbeck, but could United refuse to deal with the club after the Thomas Vermaelen situation? The 1994 Cup Winners Cup hero told SkySports that he felt Arsenal should look to replace the injured Olivier Giroud with the Manchester United forward, said to be available.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Thomas Vermaelen, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Danny Welbeck, England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Goal.com

MK Dons-Machester United Betting Preview: Van Gaal's men to triumph despite defensive uncertainty

Having struggled so far to get to grips with their manager's philosophy, Al Hain-Cole expects a young Red Devils side to scrape a win despite failing to impress at the back As if any reminder were needed, Tuesday's Capital One Cup clash away to MK Dons provides Manchester United with proof of how far they have fallen over the past couple of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Manchester United vs Sunderland recap

It wasn't a loss but it wasn't a win. Manchester United went away with a 1-1 draw against Sunderland yesterday at Stadium Light.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Danny Welbeck, Wayne Rooney, Javier Hernandez, Antonio Valencia, Ashley Young

Business News

Predicted United XI vs MK Dons - Could Wilson start? Experience elsewhere

We predict Manchester United 's starting line-up for their match on Tuesday night against MK Dons in the second round of the Capital One Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, David De Gea, Darren Fletcher

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