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Sanchez move outshone Neymar on social media: Man Utd chief

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London (AFP) – The social media frenzy surrounding Alexis Sanchez’s high-profile move to Manchester United dwarfed interest shown when Neymar moved from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward said Thursday.

Sanchez joined United from Premier League rivals Arsenal last month in a deal that saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan go the other way and has made an immediate impact on and off the pitch, scoring on his home debut and setting a new record for shirt sales.

Sanchez move outshone Neymar on social media: Man Utd chief

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London (AFP) – The social media frenzy surrounding Alexis Sanchez’s high-profile move to Manchester United dwarfed interest shown when Neymar moved from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward said Thursday.

Sanchez joined United from Premier League rivals Arsenal last month in a deal that saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan go the other way and has made an immediate impact on and off the pitch, scoring on his home debut and setting a new record for shirt sales.

Back On Top: Man Utd Vice-Chairman Ed Woodward Has Some Exciting News For Fans Regarding Alexis Sanchez’s Transfer

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Manchester United fans will be able to sleep soundly in their beds tonight after vice-chairman Ed Woodward delivered a stirring 'State of the Union' address at the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday.

Coinciding with the release of United's half-season results, it was left to Woodward to deliver the exciting news that all supporters have been longing to hear.

New contract and a happy Mourinho is great news for United

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Manchester United confirmed today that Jose Mourinho had signed a contract extension that will keep him at the club in 2020. His previous deal was set to expire next summer.

A few months ago, questions were being asked over his long-term future at the club, following his flirtation with PSG and criticism of Ed Woodward over a lack of spending.

Van Gaal has ‘unfinished business’ with Man Utd

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The Hague (AFP) – Firebrand football manager Louis van Gaal says he is “most likely done as a coach” but would step back into the ring for one exception: a chance to get back at Manchester United.

“I most likely won’t coach any club again,” Van Gaal, nicknamed the “Iron Tulip”, told popular daily tabloid De Telegraaf.

Van Gaal has ‘unfinished business’ with Man Utd

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The Hague (AFP) – Firebrand football manager Louis van Gaal says he is “most likely done as a coach” but would step back into the ring for one exception: a chance to get back at Manchester United.

“I most likely won’t coach any club again,” Van Gaal, nicknamed the “Iron Tulip”, told popular daily tabloid De Telegraaf.

Mourinho’s transfer window the envy of other clubs – but do you remember 2013?

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Watching the horrors unfold for other Premier League teams on transfer deadline day took me back to the summer of 2013.

Our world had come crashing down when Sir Alex Ferguson announced his retirement. The news that David Moyes was replacing him, a man who clearly was not qualified for a position as demanding as that of Manchester United manager, was fairly terrifying.

Man Utd could face Man City during 2017 US tour, Mourinho convinces Woodward to skip China

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Manchester United will travel to the United States for their pre-season tour in 2017.

The Red Devils toured the US in the summer of 2015 when Louis van Gaal was in charge of the club. Back then, United camped around Seattle and San Jose. They will return to the west coast of the United States this summer as well.

Manchester United chief Woodward reveals reason for latest disappointment

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Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has expressed his disappointment after the International Champions Cup clash against Manchester City at the National Stadium, Beijing on Monday was cancelled due to the bad weather in the Chinese city.

The Red Devils made a trip to the Far East to play in two pre-season fixtures.

Reports: L’Equipe Claim Paul Pogba’s £100m Transfer To Man Utd Is Now ‘Complete’

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It would appear that Paul Pogba's grand return to Manchester United is now closer to completion than ever.

Indeed, L'Equipe have even gone as far as claiming that thedeal for Pogba has been rubber-stamped after Juventus accepted United's second offer for the 23-year-old: a knee-trembling £100million (plus another £8million in performance-related bonuses).

Mourinho meets Woodward to discuss transfer plans; these 10 stars are unwanted

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Manchester United are plotting a complete squad overhaul this summer and it seems that there will be quite a few casualties at Old Trafford.

Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera has been linked with a move away from Manchester United.

According to recent reports, Jose Mourinho is not a fan of the former Athletic Bilbao playmaker and has informed Ed Woodward of his plans.

Rashford: I’m delighted to sign contract with club I’ve always supported

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After a few days of reports in the paper, Marcus Rashford has today signed a contract extension with Manchester United which will see him at the club for another four years.

I am delighted to have signed a new contract. I have always been a Manchester United fan, so to be playing in the first team really is a dream come true.

Jose Mourinho appointed Manchester United Manager

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Jose Mourinho has been appointed as the new Manchester United manager, leading the Red Devils from the 2016/17 season. He has signed a 3-year contract with an option to stay at Old Trafford until at least 2020. Ed Woodward said: "José is quite simply the best manager in the game today. He has won trophies and inspired players in countries across Europe and, of course, he knows the Premier

Official: Man Utd Confirm Jose Mourinho As New Manager

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As expected, Jose Mourinho is the new Manchester United manager after signing a three-year deal with the Red Devils.Mourinho replaces Louis van Gaal, who was sacked on Monday after a disappointing two-year reign.

Mourinho himself was sacked last year after Chelsea endured a dreadful title-defence.

Cantona sideswipe as Jose Mourinho closes in on Man Utd job

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London (AFP) Jose Mourinho was closing in on becoming Manchester United's new manager on Tuesday despite club great Eric Cantona saying incoming Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola would have been a better pick.

Mourinho's agent Jorge Mendes was in talks with United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, British media reported, less than 24 hours after Louis van Gaal's troubled two-year reign came to a sour end.

Cantona sideswipe as Jose Mourinho closes in on Man Utd job

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London (AFP) Jose Mourinho was closing in on becoming Manchester United's new manager on Tuesday despite club great Eric Cantona saying incoming Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola would have been a better pick.

Mourinho's agent Jorge Mendes was in talks with United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, British media reported, less than 24 hours after Louis van Gaal's troubled two-year reign came to a sour end.

CONFIRMED: LvG has gone

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After news reports telling us the same this morning, Manchester United has finally confirmed that Louis van Gaal is no longer the manager.

Ed Woodward has released a statement.

"I would like to thank Louis and his staff for their excellent work in the past two years culminating in winning a record-equalling 12th FA Cup for the club (and securing him a title in four different countries).

Manchester United blame contractor for fake bomb ‘fiasco’

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manchester United blamed a security contractor on Monday over a dummy bomb that caused the abandonment of Sunday's final Premier League game against Bournemouth and left the club facing a multi-million-pound bill.

The incident at Old Trafford triggered angry calls for action, with Tony Lloyd, Manchester's mayor and police and crime commissioner, branding it "outrageous" and a "fiasco".

Manchester United blame contractor for fake bomb ‘fiasco’

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manchester United blamed a security contractor on Monday over a dummy bomb that caused the abandonment of Sunday's final Premier League game against Bournemouth and left the club facing a multi-million-pound bill.

The incident at Old Trafford triggered angry calls for action, with Tony Lloyd, Manchester's mayor and police and crime commissioner, branding it "outrageous" and a "fiasco".

The Stat That Shows Why Man United Need A Galáctico Like Ibra

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It's a report that will keep Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward up at night. United are losing relevance to football fans across the world.

United have become the third biggest club in the world on the back of its commercial success. But Woodward is finding out that lack of success on the pitch will impact revenues from the clubs commercial revenues.

Bayern Munich Flexes Financial Strength

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Stunning news out of Munich as Bayern have spent at least £58m (€74m) to sign Benfica starlet Renato Sanches and Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels.

The headline grabbing deal is the one for Sanches, as he was rumored to be joining Manchester United. That he is heading to Munich and not Old Trafford makes you wonder if Sanches' transfer means that Jose Mourinho's proposed move to Old Trafford is off as both the former Chelsea boss and the Bayern Munich new boy are clients of Portuguese super agent Jorge Mendes?

Man Utd seal mega money deal, Woodward personally secured agreement

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Manchester United continue to leverage their brand off the pitch in order to fund the transfer expenditure required to fix the squad.

Their latest deal is an extension of a sponsorship deal with the Swiss finance company Swissquote Finance company confirmed earlier this week.

China confirmed as pre-season tour destination

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After spending the past few summers in the USA for the pre-season tour, Manchester United have today confirmed we will going to China for the pre-season tour.

Ed Woodward has confirmed we will be returning to the country we first visited in 1975 and last visited in July 2013.

Manchester United has strong historical links with China and we are very proud of our relationship and of our fans throughout the country.

Reports: Man Utd, Man City, Arsenal, Chelsea And Liverpool Hold Secret Talks Over Forming ‘European Super League’

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The Sun are going big today with their claims that five of the Premier League's biggest cash-cows have held "secret talks" to form a splinter competition of their very own.

The story is largely based on the fact that top brass executivesfrom Manchester United, Man City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal were all spotted leaving the same London hotel yesterday after meeting withAmerican real estate billionaire Stephen Ross.

Manchester United: Fanzine ‘Red Issue’ Offer Glimpse Of Complex Power Struggle Behind The Scenes At Old Trafford

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As you might expect, the inner machinations at a club the size of Manchester United are pretty convoluted.

With the managerial situation almost certain to be in flux again sooner rather than later, speculation has arose as to where exactly the power lies behind the scenes at Old Trafford.

Helpfully, United fanzine Red Issue have compiled their take on relentless struggle for leverage an in-depth and fascinating exposé of the various wrangles that go on daily at one of thebiggest, most bloated football clubs in the world.

Woodward to sack Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal tonight if this happens

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Manchester United could make a major club decision tonight if they fail to secure a win against Shrewsbury in the FA Cup.

The Red Devils have had a season to forget so far but the Old Trafford hierarchy has been extremely patient with manager Louis Van Gaal.

Woodward confirms Man Utd have agreed surprise deal for Englishman

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Manchester United have appointed their former midfielder Nicky Butt as the head of their youth academy.

Butt is a massive fan favourite at Old Trafford and is expected to oversee the overhaul of Manchester United's famed academy.

Ed Woodward says Man Utd need to sign world class players

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Ed Woodward under pressure over Man Utd’s Champions League prospects

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Will Managerial Chairs At Old Trafford Force Giggs Out?

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According to the Daily Mirror, Manchester legend and assistant coach Ryan Giggs could quit United if he is not handed the manager's job when Louis van Gaal is fired or resigns.

The Dutchman has come under significant pressure in recent weeks, with reports suggesting that he had offered to resign following Saturday's 1-0 defeat to Southampton.

Woodward Fiddles While United’s Season Threatens To Go Up In Smoke

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Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward is doing his best Nero impersonation as the United season threatens to go up in smoke.

Media reports suggest that United's under-fire manager Louis van Gaal has tried to resign at least twice but has been spoken out of it by Woodward. The theory being that Woodward does not want to hand the reigns of power to Giggs and the Class of 92, which has the backing of former United boss Sir Alex Ferguson.

It’s Time For Man United Board To Make A Change

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Five weeks ago after United had been knocked out of the Champions League, Ed Woodward sat down with his favorite reporters and said that he was happy with the job that Louis van Gaal was doing. The story that was spun was that domestic glory was more important that European trophies and with United only three points behind leaders Leicester there was no need to panic.

Florentino Pérez is a clown, but Ed Woodward can learn from his decisiveness

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Florentino Pérez may be an egomaniac who doesn't know how to keep out of his own team's way, but at least he's predictable. In a move that surprised absolutely no one, Pérez fired Rafa Benítez yesterday and replaced him with Real Madrid icon Zinedine Zidane. With Madrid only four points from the top of La Liga, and having qualified easily for the next stage of the Champions League, it can be argued that Benítez's dismissal was harsh.

Florentino Pérez is a clown, but Ed Woodward can learn from his decisiveness

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Florentino Pérez may be an egomaniac who doesn't know how to keep out of his own team's way, but at least he's predictable. In a move that surprised absolutely no one, Pérez fired Rafa Benítez yesterday and replaced him with Real Madrid icon Zinedine Zidane. With Madrid only four points from the top of La Liga, and having qualified easily for the next stage of the Champions League, it can be argued that Benítez's dismissal was harsh.

Adidas Unimpressed With Man United Style Of Play Under Van Gaal

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If there is one thing that will get the attention of Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward it is when a major sponsor publicly criticizes how the team is playing.

Woodward built the commercial side of Manchester United into the dominant force it is today and he will certainly have taken notice of the comments by Adidas chief executive Herbert Hainer criticizing the style of play being played by Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal.

British tabloids are manufacturing the narrative to sack Premier League managers in order to sell newspapers

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Louis van Gaal's Manchester United are now winless in eight games in all competitions. For the Red Devils, this is a dry spell of historic proportions. But van Gaal appears to retain the support of Manchester United Chief Executive Ed Woodward, the club's board and luminaries such as Paul Scholes.

British tabloids are manufacturing the narrative to sack Premier League managers in order to sell newspapers

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Louis van Gaal's Manchester United are now winless in eight games in all competitions. For the Red Devils, this is a dry spell of historic proportions. But van Gaal appears to retain the support of Manchester United Chief Executive Ed Woodward, the club's board and luminaries such as Paul Scholes.

Manchester United’s 0-0 draw with Chelsea paints over cracks of a grim reality

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"Is that the best you've got?"

Ed Woodward should spit those wordsout the moment Louis van Gaal picks up his phone. Manchester United's executive vice chairman and manager reportedly talked after the team's loss at Stoke City, with some outlets reporting today's visit from Chelsea represented Van Gaal's last shot.

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What needs to happen for United to dominate once more?

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Jose Mourinho has been the subject of plenty of drama recently, from his verbal spat with Antonio Conte, to trouble with the FA, to where he may possibly manage at the start of the 2018-19 season. Reports about his commitment have been reoccurring for the last few months, due to Jose's own comments about PSG and how he loved Paris as a city, which added to reports suggesting he may replace Unai Emery at the end of the season.

Transcript of LvG’s row with journalist after Chelsea draw

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Rob Harris: "Although you dropped points, the performances are improving. Do you think that is important while the club are trying to replace you that you are putting in the performances that show you might be value to the club?"

Louis van Gaal: You have spoken with Ed Woodward?

RH: Well the club aren't denying it.