Dimitar Berbatov

Manchester United

Remember when… Berba got a hattrick against the scousers?

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To mark the 10th anniversary of RoM, there will be several articles remembering some of the best moments for Manchester United fans over the past decade. Alex Shaw has spoken about one of his favourite memories. has spoken about one of his favourite memories.

Dimitar Berbatov has been described as many things throughout his career, but above all he oozed class.

RoM Reads

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Scott wrote for ESPN about Louis van Gaal's future.

Scott wrote for The Metro about Luke Shaw's return from injury.

The Guardian looks at Van Gaal's position since his offer to resign.

The Mirror wonders whether United's football would be any better under Jose Mourinho.

Goal looks at the interview Dimitar Berbatov gave with himself.

The best and the worst of the last 5 United vs Liverpool at Old Trafford

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Manchester United host Liverpool today, as English football's biggest rivalry resumes yet again, with the visitors arriving at Old Trafford after suffering defeats home and away last season.

United enter the contest with a strong home record against their arch-rivals, having won four of their last five games against Liverpool on home turf.

Why Manchester United new boy Anthony Martial can become one of the world’s best strikers

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When the Anthony Martial to Manchester United transfer news broke we thought: who better to tell us about thetalented French wonderkid than a man who's watched him 70-80 times over the past...

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Ex-Man Utd striker Dimitar Berbatov set to sign for Aston Villa

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Former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov is in Birmingham and is set to sign for Aston Villa on a free transfer, according to The...

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Glazers Are Not to Blame For Lack of Squad Quality at Manchester United

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This will not be a popular opinion, but the Glazers and Ed Woodward are not to blame for the lack of squad quality at Manchester United. The facts show that the Glazers have loosened the purse strings whenever they have been asked to.

Here is a comparison that will further elucidate this point.

Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

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Manchester United and Fulham both find themselves in desperate need of a victory, and they'll face each other looking for that sorely-needed win when they meet at Old Trafford today.

David Moyes will be hoping his team can snap out of a funk that has seen Manchester United lose three of their past five league matches.

Video: Top nine transfers from January 2014 feat. Man Utd, Chelsea and Arsenal

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The video above rounds up the transfers that grabbed most headlines during the January 2014 transfer window. We didn't compile it, but included in there are: - Michael Essien - Yohan Cabaye - Mohamed Salah - Hernanes - Kim Kallstrom - Juan Mata - Ever Banega - Nemanja Matic - Dimitar Berbatov Arsenal fans would [.

PHOTO: Dimitar Berbatov holding his Monaco Shirt

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PHOTO: Dimitar Berbatov holding his Monaco Shirt - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Dimitar Berbatov has joined Monaco on loan, until the end of the season.

The 33-year-old, who is out of contract this summer, has scoredfive goals in 19 games this season. The former Tottenham striker was linked with a move back to the North London club, but in the end he chose to join the Ligue 1 side that are6 points adrift of PSG at the top of the French league.

The Transfer Lens: Live Deadline Day

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The Transfer Lens: Live Deadline Day - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Hello and welcome to 'The Transfer Lens: Live Deadline Day'

Today, Soccerlens.com will be blogging live from the centre of London, endeavouring to bring you the very latest news, gossip and information in the final chaotic hours of the January transfer window.

Ex-Manchester United star close to joining Tottenham

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Ex-Manchester United star close to joining Tottenham - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Dimitar Berbatov could make a sensational return to the North London club on the transfer deadline day.

The 33-year-old striker, who will be out of contract next summer, scored 46 goals for Spurs during his three years' stay at the club.

United confirm Mata signing

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The news we had been waiting for, finally began to filter last night, as first just a couple of sources, then the whole media outlet confirmed that, yes, Juan Mata will be a Manchester United signing, the second time in 18 months that United secure one of their rivals' best player of the season, having already done so with RVP.

United make Mata bid

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The news Reds had been waiting for is finally arrived, as Manchester United have submitted a £35m offer for Chelsea's playmaker Juan Mata.

United have been insistently linked with a move for the Spanish playmaker over the last 36 hours and things look to have gathered pace over the last few hours, with Mata missing training at Chelsea and reportedly waving goodbye to his teammates, before the confirmation of an offer.

4 Reasons Why Dimitar Berbatov Is The Perfect Short-term Solution for Arsenal

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4 Reasons Why Dimitar Berbatov Is The Perfect Short-term Solution for Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal are linked with a shock move for former Manchester United's striker Dimitar Berbatov. Tom Duncan feels the Fulham striker would be a perfect short-term signing for the Gunners.

Tottenham Hotspur

On This Day In 2009: In, Out, In, Out – Robbie Keane Does The Tottenham Hokey-Cokey

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Think of Tottenham Hotspur and you think of tradition – cup glory, fast flowing football and, for at short stretch after the turn of themillennium, selling players only to buy them back again shortly thereafter.

Case in point. Robbie Keane had left Tottenham in the summer of 2008, completing a stunning double deal in which the North London club managed to sell him and Dimitar Berbatov, thus depriving themselves of arguably the best strike combination in the Premier League.

On This Day In 2009: Harry Redknapp Signs Jermain Defoe Again As Striker Returns To Tottenham Less Than 12 Months After Leaving

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The first (2004) and second (2009) comingof Defoe

For a while, Tottenham resembled a revolving player exchange rather than a football club, with players passing through the club faster than a high-fibre breakfast.

Chuckwheeler dealerHarry Redknapp into the mix and a never-ending precession of eyebrow-raising cut price dealsis a nigh-on certainty.

#DeadlineDay: Dimitar Berbatov Set For Monaco Medical As Tottenham Rumours Fizzle Out

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By Chris Wright

As reports of him returning to Tottenham for one last hurrah fizzle out to nowt, it would appear that Dimitar Berbatov is set to undergo a medical with Monaco.

The Guardian are reporting that the Ligue 1 Ritchie Riches are keen to bring in a striker or two after losing Radamel Falcao to knee knack and Lacina Traore to Everton in the same week and have settled on bringing Berba to what might just be his spiritual home the French Riviera.

Videos

On This Day In 2007: Berbatov Scores Four As Reading Ship Six Against Tottenham To Complete Miserable Double (Video)

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A suitably high-spirited crowd at White Hart Lane was treated to a 10-goal Christmas bonanzawhen Reading came a-callin' on this day in 2007.

More specifically, they were treated to the second highest-scoring game since the Premier League began.

Dimitar Berbatov put Spurs a goal up afterseven minutes, but Kalifa Cissé pulled the visitors level again nine minutes later.

On This Day In 2007: Nicklas Bendtner Sets New Premier League Record By Scoring Against Tottenham With His First Touch

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With 16 minutes to go in yet another fiercely-contested North London Derby at the Emirates, Arsene Wenger sent on striker Nicklas Bendtner for midfielder Emmanuel Eboue. Just 1.8 seconds after taking his place on the pitch, the lumbering Danescored to seal the win for the home side.

All the goals had come in the second half.

Dimitar Berbatov Scores Nonchalantly Stylish Volley For Monaco During Pre-Season Friendly (Video)

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By Chris Wright

Smoother than Des Lynam's velvet codpiece, here's Dimitar Berbatov tucking away a lovely acrobatic volley for Monaco during their recent pre-season jolly against Atletico Junior while barely being arsed...

Not one single tosseth was giveneth.

Super Dimitar Berbatov Lob v Nice

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Dimitar Berbatov always had the touches just not the work-rate needed in the Premier League and the Bulgarian shows he's still got those qualities going for him with this super lob to give Monaco the lead against Nice earlier today!

5 of the Greatest Ever First Touches

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Last night we gave you our Lionel Messi compilation of first touches and tonight we bring you 5 of the greatest first touches I've seen in football thus far, with a lot more to come from us so stay tuned!

Roberto Baggio scores an equalier for Brescia against Juventus in 2001!

Dennis Berkamp gives Holland the lead against Argentina in their 1998 World Cup Finals tie with not one but two fantastic touches before scoring on the half volley!

Champions League

Dimitar Berbatov, Luis Suarez, Joe Hart… Names of the Champions League, Matchday 8

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The Pot 4 Club – Everything you need to know about… AS Monaco

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The Champions League is back for another season and so is the Pot 4 Club. We love an underdog at Just Football, and there are eight of them every year in the Champions League as the Pot 4 seeded teams battle against Europe's heavyweights in the hope of one point, two points or, in the cases of APOEL, Celtic, Borussia Dortmund and Malaga in recent years, qualification out of the group stages and into the knockout rounds.

Berba: Evra told me to go to Monaco

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Dimitar Berbatov joined Monaco in loan during the January transfer window and said that it was his former team mate, Patrice Evra, who convinced him to go.

"I spoke about it with Evra, he really told me a lot of good about this team," said Berbatov. "Not everyone comes to the stadium, but the team is in second place and for the moment is achieving its objective of qualifying for the Champions League.

English Premier League

Will the Gunners missing out on striker signing cost them?

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Will the Gunners missing out on striker signing cost them? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal fans will be more than a little concerned at the relative lack of activity from their club during the January transfer window. Whilst the eleventh hour signing of Kim Kallstrom is of course a welcome addition to the squad, it's not really addressing what many feel to be the outstanding requirement.

Berbatov opts for French leave at Monaco

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Berbatov opts for French leave at Monaco - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Transfer deadline day always throws up a few unexpected moves. Injuries to players open the door to a few short-term signings giving others opportunities they perhaps weren't expecting. One example was Kevin Doyle's loan move to QPR battling at the top of the Championshp, from Wolves where he was struggling to get a game for the League One outfit.

Why Arsene Wenger Should Not Sign Dimitar Berbatov to Arsenal

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Gossip continues to intensify that Arsenal will try and solve the club's current depth crisis at striker by acquiring Dimitar Berbatov. NBC's broadcast today of the Gunners 2-0 win against Fulham was filled with references to his potential transfer. Given the success of Arsene Wenger's side this season, I can think of no worse signing at this point in the season.

Arsenal Latest: Wenger dismisses Berbatov link + Injury update

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Arsenal Latest: Wenger dismisses Berbatov link + Injury update - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gave his pre-match press conference ahead of the Gunner's FA Cup mouth-watering clash with North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur.

In the pre-match build-up, Wenger has given an update on his side's long injury list and also commented on the latest transfer rumours, about the possible move for former Manchester United player Dimitar Berbatov.

Alan Shearer

A relegation dog fight

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I wonder how many teams have cemented their own relegation by deciding that "now is the time for fighters".

We see this everywhere now. Alan Shearer will talk about Fulham and declare that "now is the time for fighters", noting in due course that he's not sure that the likes of Dimitar Berbatov "have the stomach" for a relegation battle.

A relegation dog fight

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I wonder how many teams have cemented their own relegation by deciding that "now is the time for fighters".

We see this everywhere now. Alan Shearer will talk about Fulham and declare that "now is the time for fighters", noting in due course that he's not sure that the likes of Dimitar Berbatov "have the stomach" for a relegation battle.

michael cox

Running out of steam

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Much of this season has been about pointing fingers. Indeed, one of the reasons I started writing again was that an awful lot of the online discussion revolved around how bad our attackers were and how the likes of Dimitar Berbatov were leading us to relegation. I argued at the time that a bigger problem was in our defence and devoted a fair bit of energy here to pointing that out.

Running out of steam

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Much of this season has been about pointing fingers. Indeed, one of the reasons I started writing again was that an awful lot of the online discussion revolved around how bad our attackers were and how the likes of Dimitar Berbatov were leading us to relegation. I argued at the time that a bigger problem was in our defence and devoted a fair bit of energy here to pointing that out.

The Rest

10 Footballers Who Look Like Untrustworthy Magicians

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A list Piesfelt duty bound to compile for the good of mankind, here's 10 footballers that we think look a bit like dodgy magicians...

Mats Hummels

He'll steal your woman and your wallet, and anything else that isn't nailed down...

Robert Pires

His elaborate illusions wereonce the toast of old Paris, though that was before 'the incident'.

Dimitar Berbatov Conducts Slightly Weird Interview With Himself To Nix Rumours About Being Unhappy At PAOK

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Hard to imagine we know, but Dimitar Berbatov was shown his first red card in 13 years at the weekend after the silken PAOK striker was dismissed for giving an irksome rapscallion a closer look at his elbow.

The incident followed a fairly unsettled few weeks for Berbatov, who has found himself at the centre of a tabloid stramash in Greece over rumours he's looking to exit PAOK at the first available opportunity.

“We wanted to win more than Arsenal”, says Monaco striker Dimitar Berbatov

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Dimitar Berbatov insists that his Monaco team 'wanted to win more than' Arsenal after the French...

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STATS: A decade of success of United players compared to world’s best

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Opta has produced a table looking at the numbers of goals and assists in Europe's top competitions over the past decade. Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Dimitar Berbatov and Robin van Persie all feature in the top 10.

Football Vine: King Of Cool Dimitar Berbatov Nets Superb Laid-Back Lob For Monaco

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By Alan Duffy

Nonchalance personified, Dimitar Berbatov netted a magnificent lob for Monaco against Nice on Sunday, with the laid-back strike about as cool as it gets. Tremendous!

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PSG tie up Ligue 1 and can now concentrate on Champions’ League glory

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PSG tie up Ligue 1 and can now concentrate on Champions' League glory - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Last night saw PSG travel to the French riviera to tie up their Ligue 1 campaign. Five points clear of Claudio Ranieir's Monaco, with only fresh air in third place, it was a game that the home team simply had to win if they were to keep a realistic hope of hauling in the the richest club in France.

Transfer Deadline Day: SBI Live Commentary

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By IVES GALARCEP

The final day of the January transfer window is here, meaning clubs all across Europe will be looking to secure their last-minute deals in order to improve their squads and improve their chances of a successful season.

Several high-profile players have been linked to potential deadline day moves, including Fulham's Dimitar Berbatov, Bayern Munich's Toni Kroos and Lazio's Hernanes to name a few.