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  • Falcao swoop fails to answer United's case for the defence 1 hour 24 minutes ago

    London: 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. Following swiftly on the heels of the British record signing of attacking midfielder Angel di Maria, Van Gaal appears to be ignoring the...
  • Real Madrid sign Javier Hernandez on loan from Manchester United 1 hour 47 minutes ago

    Real Madrid have moved to broaden their options in attack by agreeing to sign Mexico striker Javier Hernandez on loan from Manchester United for the 2014-15 season. "Real Madrid and Manchester United have reached an agreement for the loan of the player Javier Hernandez, who will be tied to the club...
  • Radamel Falcao heading to Manchester United on loan: reports 4 hours 37 minutes ago

    Radamel Falcao is set to join Manchester United on loan after the Premier League club agreed to a loan deal with Monaco, a person with knowledge of the deal said on Monday. The Colombia striker's season-long loan deal will cost United about $9 million and is subject to a medical examination...
  • Live Blog: Football transfer deadline day 8 hours 3 minutes ago

    Transfer deadline day takes centre stage as teams are given a final chance to add to their squads before the transfer window closes until January. ...
  • Dortmund sign Shinji Kagawa from Manchester United 22 hours 40 minutes ago

    Borussia Dortmund re-signed Shinji Kagawa from Manchester United on Sunday to end the Japan midfielder's frustrating two-year spell in the Premier League. Dortmund announced in a statement that the 25-year-old signed a four-year deal through June 2018. The Bundesliga club did not disclose a transfer fee but German media suggested a fee...
  • Daley Blind enormously proud to be a Red Devil Yesterday

    Amsterdam: Netherlands international Daley Blind said he was proud to be joining Manchester United after a 17.5 million euros (13.85 million pounds) move from Ajax Amsterdam was agreed between the clubs on Saturday. "I am enormously proud to be at one of the biggest clubs in the world," the 24-year-old told...
  • Di Maria learns money doesn't always talk in Premier League Yesterday

    There was little fanfare but a few lessons perhaps learnt as the most expensive player in the history of English football - Angel di Maria - lasted 70 minutes on his Premier League debut for Manchester United in their goalless draw at Burnley on Saturday. It was a result and performance...
  • EPL: Stoke stun Manchester City at home, Swansea win again Yesterday

    Mame Diouf scored a spectacular solo goal to give Stoke a surprising 1-0 win over defending champion Manchester City in the Premier League on Saturday. Diouf received the ball on the edge of his own area and ran the length of the pitch before slotting a low shot between the legs...
  • Winless Manchester United held to a goalless draw by Burnley 2 days ago

    England: Angel Di Maria's promising debut failed to inspire lacklustre Manchester United to a first win of the season on Saturday as Burnley held on for a 0-0 draw in the Premier League. The Argentina midfielder, signed for a British-record fee of 59.7 million pounds ($99 million) from Real Madrid on...
  • Manchester United set to sign Daley Blind from Ajax 2 days ago

    Manchester United are close to adding Netherlands international Daley Blind to their lengthy list of summer recruits. United say Saturday they have "reached agreement with Ajax to sign Daley Blind, subject to a medical and personal terms." Sections of the English and Dutch media are reporting he will cost United 18...
  • Chelsea face Everton, Manchester United look for win against Burnley 2 days ago

    From the World Cup semi-finals to a bruising introduction in Britain, Louis van Gaal's fortunes have changed rapidly inside two months. The coach who led the Netherlands to a third-place finish at the World Cup enters his fourth match as Manchester United manager still searching for his first win. Chelsea will face...
  • Manchester United's Van Gaal plan: Conquer Champions League by 2017 2 days ago

    Manchester: Reeling from arguably the most humiliating loss in the club's illustrious history, the prospect of Manchester United being European champions by 2017 seems far-fetched. Yet that is the target new manager Louis van Gaal has set the team as part of an ambitious three-year plan. "I hope we are in the...
  • England manager Hodgson wrong to criticise Shaw, says Van Gaal 2 days ago

    England manager Roy Hodgson was wrong to criticise Luke Shaw's fitness and the defender is an "example" in the changing room, Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal said on Friday. Having joined United from Southampton for around 30 million pounds ($49.74 million) after the World Cup, Shaw was told by Van...
  • Manchester City exit looms for Micah Richards and Scott Sinclair 3 days ago

    The Manchester City careers of Micah Richards, Scott Sinclair and John Guidetti appear to be over after manager Manuel Pellegrini said the trio were not part of the squad for this season. Former England defender Richards, who made his debut for the club in 2005, has rarely featured under Pellegrini, kept...
  • Don't expect miracles from Di Maria, says Van Gaal 3 days ago

    Manchester: Angel Di Maria will provide an ailing Manchester United with plenty of missing qualities following his big-money move from Real Madrid - pace, energy, incisiveness and goals. Just don't expect instant miracles from the Argentina midfielder. "I hope he shall give us good results," Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said...
  • Manchester United smash British record by signing Di Maria 5 days ago

    Manchester United smashed the British transfer record when they signed Argentina winger Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for 59.7 million pounds ($98.77 million) on Tuesday. Di Maria has signed a five-year contract, the Premier League club announced on their website, with the fee breaking the British record of 50 million...
  • United's Van Gaal says Di Maria won't provide instant fix 5 days ago

    London: Manchester United's new winger Angel Di Maria will not change the course of their troubled season straight away following his British record transfer from Real Madrid, manager Louis van Gaal said on Tuesday. The Dutchman was speaking after United's humiliating 4-0 loss at third-tier Milton Keynes Dons in the League...
  • Manchester United thrashed 4-0 by MK Dons in League Cup 5 days ago

    London: Manchester United's early season problems were compounded by a humiliating 4-0 loss to third-tier Milton Keynes Dons in the League Cup second round on Tuesday leaving new manager Louis van Gaal still looking for his first win. MK Dons' Will Grigg and substitute Benik Afobe scored two goals apiece as...
  • Manchester United sign Angel Di Maria for 59.7 million pounds 5 days ago

    Manchester: Manchester United broke the British transfer-fee record by signing Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for 59.7 million pounds ($99 million) on Tuesday, extending a summer spending spree that was sparked by their most disappointing season in a generation. The 26-year-old Di Maria joined on a five-year contract, taking United's...
  • England's Frank Lampard retires from international football 6 days ago

    London: England midfielder Frank Lampard has retired from international football after winning 106 caps. The 36-year-old was released by Chelsea in May after 13 years at the London club and he signed for New York City before agreeing to move to Manchester City on a six-month loan deal. Lampard scored 29 goals...
  • Manchester United agree record British transfer for Angel Di Maria 6 days ago

    Manchester United have agreed a British record transfer fee of 59.7 million pounds ($99 million) to secure Angel di Maria from Real Madrid and are set to announce his transfer officially on Tuesday, British media reported. The Argentina winger arrived in Manchester on Monday and would have a medical test later...
  • Stevan Jovetic double helps Manchester City beat Liverpool 3-1 6 days ago

    Manchester: A Stevan Jovetic double and a third to Sergio Aguero helped Manchester City send out an ominous warning to those with designs on their Premier League crown, routing Liverpool 3-1 in the first heavyweight clash of the new season on Monday. With new signing Mario Balotelli watching from the...
  • Deal still not confirmed but Alonso wishes Di Maria luck at Man United 1 week ago

    The Spain international and Real Madrid teammate, Xabi Alonso has wished the winger well at Old Trafford, with the Argentine ace set to complete a big-money transfer to the Red Devils in the next few days Xabi Alonso has bid farewell Angel Di Maria, who is reportedly on the verge of...
  • Manchester United held by Sunderland, leaving Van Gaal winless 1 week ago

    Sunderland: Louis van Gaal remains without a win as Manchester United manager after the team's opening-day loss was followed by a 1-1 draw at Sunderland in the Premier League on Sunday. Although Juan Mata put the 20-time English champions in front in the 17th minute, former Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell...
  • Manchester United agree British record fee for Angel Di Maria: reports August 24, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester United are finalising a British record deal for Real Madrid winger Angel di Maria. The reports in England and Spain say Di Maria will join Manchester United in a British record transfer - after rivals Manchester City turned down the chance to sign him. United will pay Real Madrid...
  • Champions Manchester City host title pretenders Liverpool August 23, 2014

    Liverpool's regrets about missing out on a first English league title for 24 years last season will be stronger than ever on Monday when they visit champions Manchester City, who pipped them by two points. The meeting of last term's top two is the highlight of the weekend Premier League programme,...
  • I have gone from 'king of Manchester' to 'devil', says Louis van Gaal August 22, 2014

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has poured scorn on critics who he says have made a "devil" of him after one defeat in his new job. United's 2-1 home defeat by Swansea City was the shock result on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season. They face a...
  • Marcos Rojo must wait for Manchester United debut August 22, 2014

    England: New signing Marcos Rojo will not make his Manchester United debut against Sunderland on Sunday as he has yet to receive a work permit, adding to a growing list of absentees for manager Louis van Gaal. The Argentina defender was presented Friday as United's third big acquisition of the summer,...
  • Five things to know about the English Premier League August 22, 2014

    Manchester: One round of Premier League games has already backed up many pundits' pre-season predictions, notably that Chelsea and Manchester City are title favorites and Manchester United needed more than just a change of manager to arrest their slump. Strengthened by new attacking signings Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas, Chelsea delivered...
  • Manchester United, PSG target Angel Di Maria as he wants to leave Real Madrid August 21, 2014

    Madrid: Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says Argentina forward Angel Di Maria has asked for a transfer. The 26-year-old Di Maria has spent the last four years at Madrid and helped them win the Champions League last season. Ancelotti says "Di Maria has asked to leave and he has rejected an offer...