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Man Utd’s Tom Cleverley close to agreeing to Aston Villa move

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Manchester United's Tom Cleverley is considering a £7m switch to Aston Villa after Roy Keane held talks with the player over making the move,...

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Man Utd only £5m short of landing Juve’s Arturo Vidal

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Manchester United are just £5m short of landing Juventus star Arturo Vidal after the Old Trafford outfit offered £30m for the midfielder, according...

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Man Utd confirm they have agreed to sign Daley Blind

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Manchester United have confirmed a deal to sign Daley Blind from Ajax. Reports in the Dutch media this morning indicated that United had agreed a...

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Man Utd in shock talks with ex-Chelsea star Ricardo Carvalho

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Manchester United have held shock talks with former Chelsea defender Ricardo Carvalho about a move to Old Trafford as the club looks to boost their...

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Juventus confirm Arturo Vidal not leaving for Man Utd

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Manchester United's summer long pursuit of Juventus star Arturo Vidal seems to be over after the Italian's manager Massimiliano Allegri...

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Spurs close in on Man Utd’s Danny Welbeck

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Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck looks set for a switch to Tottenham Hotspur with flop Roberto Soldado close to joining Juventus on loan. The...

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Daley Blind set to join Man Utd for £14m

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Ajax star Daley Blind is on the verge of joining Manchester United, according to reports. Despite repeated denials that the 24-year-old would be...

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Man Utd and Barcelona target set for Fiorentina stay

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Manchester United and Barcelona summer target Juan Cuadrado will stay with Fiorentina after the Italian club's owner confirmed the good news....

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Man Utd new signing Angel Di Maria in ‘top 10′ of world, says Javier Mascherano

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Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano believes Manchester United's new record signing Angel Di Maria is one of the top 10 players in the...

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Arsenal and Liverpool set to miss out on Dortmund’s Marco Reus

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Liverpool and Arsenal target Marco Reus could reportedly be on his way to European champions Real Madrid but not until next season. The...

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Man Utd’s Shinji Kagawa close to joining Dortmund

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Manchester United's Shinji Kagawa is close to ending his Old Trafford nightmare after his former club Borussia Dortmund offered him a lifeline after...

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DONE DEAL: Manchester United agree yet another transfer

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DONE DEAL: Manchester United agree yet another transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United on Saturday have confirmed they have completed a deal to sign Ajax star Daley Blind.

The 24-year-old, who can play as a left-back, left wing-back and a defensive midfielder will becomes the Red Devils' fifth signing of the summer transfer window.

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 3: Open Thread

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The third week of the Premier League kicks off today with 7 matches on deck. But most importantly, it's the final Saturday action for two weeks due to the international break starting next week.

For viewers in the United States, the games will be shown on:

Burnley vs Manchester United, 7:45am, NBCSNand NBC Sports Live Extra
Manchester City vs Stoke, 10am, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra
Newcastle vs Crystal Palace, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra and movie theaters
QPR vs Sunderland, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra
Swansea vs West Brom, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra
West Ham vs Southampton, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra
Everton vs Chelsea, 12:30pm, NBC and mun2and NBC Sports Live Extra

Before, during or after today's matches, join the conversation in the comments section below with fellow soccer fans from around the world.

EPL 2014/15 Predicitions

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Back yet again. We wanted to wait until the transfer window closed before we go jumping off the 10m and into the deep end this season. So what are the upsets? Where are the hidden gems? Let's find out. El Nino "The Godfather"'s 1. Chelsea 2. Manchester City 3. Arsenal 4. Liverpool 5. Manchester United 6.

Manchester United Agree £14 Million Fee For Daley Blind, Say Reports

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According to reports in England and the Netherlands, Manchester United have agreed a£14 million fee for AFC Ajax defender Daley Blind. All that is left is for the player to agree to personal terms with the Premier League club, which is expected to be a formality.

Once the transfer isfinalized, Blind will become United's fifth signing of the summer; following the arrivals of Luke Shaw, Ander Herrera, Marcos Rojo and Angel Di Maria.

Burnley vs Manchester United Predicted Lineups

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Manchester United head into what Louis van Gaal has labelled a 'derby match' with Burnley on the cards next up. Sean Dyche's side hope to recreate the heroics of the 2009 team which defeated United 1-0 on their last visit to Turf Moor.

Shinji Kagawa is an addition to United's injury list, following a concussion sustained in the midweek defeat to MK Dons whilst new signing Marcos Rojo still awaits the approval of his work permit applicationafter sealing his move from Sporting Lisbon earlier this month.

Commentators for Premier League Matches On NBC Sports, Gameweek 3

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NBC has announced the commentators for this weekend's Premier League matches that will be shown on television and Internet across the United States.

Here's the line-up:

Saturday, August 30:

Burnley vs Manchester United, 7:45am, NBCSNand NBC Sports Live Extra; Jim Proudfoot & Jim Beglin
Manchester City vs Stoke, 10am, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra; Daniel Mann & Davie Provan
Newcastle vs Crystal Palace, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra and movie theaters; Gary Weaver & Brian Little
QPR vs Sunderland, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Tony Jones & Tony Gale
Swansea vs West Brom, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Jonathan Beck & Ray Houghton
West Ham vs Southampton, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Gary Taphouse & Trevor Francis
Everton vs Chelsea, 12:30pm, NBC and mun2and NBC Sports Live Extra; Arlo White & Lee Dixon

Sunday, August 31:

Spurs vs Liverpool, 8:30am, NBCSN and mun2and NBC Sports Live Extra; Arlo White & Graeme Le Saux
Aston Villa vs Hull, 8:30am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Ian Crocker & Dean Sturridge
Leicester vs Arsenal, 11am, NBCSN and Telemundoand NBC Sports Live Extra; Peter Drury & Danny Mills

NBC Sports Group's coverage of the 2014-15 Premier League season continues this Saturday beginning at 6:30 a.

The Sweeper: 10 Soccer Stories You May Have Missed This Week

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Allow The Sweeper to hurtle you through this past week's best stories at the speed of Mario Balotelli racing through Milan's streets in a Ferrari with his queasy pet Rottweiler by his side.

1. "Think Outside the Ibrox"

Picture Ben Roethlisberger back in the MAC scrambling to find holes in the Akron Zips' secondary on a Tuesday night at Heinz Field.

Top 5 Must-See Soccer Games On TV This Weekend

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When we have an honorable mentions section on this feature, its always a firm indicator that the weekend is going to be a bit of a special one. And a week ahead of the dreaded international break (I know, I know, sorry for mentioning it) we have a few days bristling with top quality action is most welcome.

Clubs Silly To Continue Paying Over The Odds For British Players

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It's often claimed Premier clubs pay a premium for British players a homegrown tax, if you will. But what does it look like when we actually compare fees for British players with those for their foreign counterparts?

At first glance it might seem logical to pay more for British players. They'll arrive at your club training ground pre-acclimatised to living and playing in England.

Manchester United Miss Out On Big-Money Serie A Player

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Manchester United Miss Out On Big-Money Serie A Player - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have missed out an a major signing from the Italian Serie A. He's South American and a midfielder. But you Red Devils can breathe a slight sigh of relief he's not Arturo Vidal. The player being talked about is Fiorentina's Juan Cuadrado, who has been linked with a move to Old Trafford all summer.

PHOTO: Angel Di Maria’s Manchester United training session

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PHOTO: Angel Di Maria's Manchester United training session - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed that Angel Di Maria could make his debut against Burnley on Saturday.

The 26-year-old joined the 20-time English champions for a British record fee of £59.

Forget Man Utd – this season is all about numbers

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You may think that the dominating feature of the season so far is the continued abject failure of Manchester United, but it's not. The dominating...

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Louis van Gaal reveals Angel Di Maria’s Manchester United debut date

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Louis van Gaal reveals Angel Di Maria's Manchester United debut date - originally posted on Soccerlens.com


Louis van Gaal has confirmed Manchester United's record signing Angel Di Maria is ready to make his debut for the Red Devils against Burnley on Saturday.

The Dutchman takes his men to Turf Moor as the 20-time English champions are in search of their first competitive win of the 2014-15 season.

Shinji Kagawa Reportedly Transferring To Borussia Dortmund

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As Louis van Gaal settles in as Manchester United's newest manager, he has made it very clear that he is interested in selling a number of players. Shinji Kagawa is on the list of players for sale, and the Japanese midfielder has received interest from Valencia and his former club, Borussia Dortmund.

Arturo Vidal To Stay At Juventus, Says Massimiliano Allegri

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Speaking ahead of his team's Serie A opener against Chievo, Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has responded to the latest rumors surrounding Chilean midfielder, Arturo Vidal.

"He's [Vidal] a fundamental player for Juve and he will stay with us," Allegri said to the assembled media at his pre-match press conference.

Why Angel di Maria won’t solve Manchester United’s problems

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Why Angel di Maria won't solve Manchester United's problems - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United signaled their intent to remain amongst the European elite with the British record transfer capture of Real Madrid winger Angel Di Maria. The talented Argentinean completed a move just shy of £60m to the Old Trafford club earlier this week.

Transfers & Rumours

Official: Man Utd Confirm Club Have Agreed £14m Deal For Ajax Defender Daley Blind

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By Chris Wright

Love is Blind

Just a few minutes ago, Manchester United have officially confirmed that they have reached a deal with Ajax over the transfer of Daley Blind.

The agreed fee for 24-year-old Blind, who can play in the defensive midfield role or on the left-hand side of the back-line, is believed to be about £14million.

Valencia Go Up Against Aston Villa In Tom Cleverley Bidding Skirmish With £8m Offer

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By Chris Wright

With Aston Villa lodging an £8million bid for Tom Cleverley on Thursday afternoon, it would appear that a mini-bidding skirmish centred around the Manchester United midfielder has whipped up overnight.

According to Sky Sports News' yellow BREAKING NEWS foghorn this morning, Valencia have entered the fray and matched Villa's offer with an £8million bid of their very own.

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United close in on £15m signing

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Manchester United are closing in on the signing of Daley Blind from Ajax, with the clubs said to be said in "advanced negotiations" for the Dutch international.

Blind, who was one of Holland's star performers at the World Cup in Brazil, is thought to be keen on a move to United and the club is confident an agreement can be found with Ajax for a fee of around £14-15m.

United seal £15m signing

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Manchester United have agreed a fee for the signing of Ajax utility man DaleyBlind, who will join United in the coming days for a fee of £15m.

Blind becomes United's fifth signing of the summer after Ander Herrera, Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo and Angel Di Maria and will join Holland team-mate Robin Van Persie at Old Trafford.

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Manchester to complete €8m transfer today, player will sign 4-year-deal

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Manchester to complete €8m transfer today, player will sign 4-year-deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Germany press believe that Shinji Kagawa to Borussia Dortmund is almost a done deal scenario. Yesterday, we had reports that Kagawa's agent, Thomas Kroth was in Dortmund to sort to final details of the transfer.

Chelsea send Emenalo to scout Manchester United target

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Chelsea send Emenalo to scout Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Martin Odegaard, the 15-year-old Norwegian wonder kid is attracting attentions of top Premier League clubs.

Couple of days back, The Telegraph journalist Mark Ogden reported that Manchester United are showing a keen interest in the youngster, who is a boyhood Liverpool fan.

Manchester United agree deal for Daley Blind

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Manchester United agree deal for Daley Blind - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

There is a growing feeling among the Manchester United supporters all over the world that United will actively try to sign few players before the transfer window closes. Even manager Louis van Gaal had hinted that Manchester United could involve in transfer activities in the next 48 hours.

Manchester United close to completing €10m transfer, agent sorting out release papers

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Manchester United close to completing €10m transfer, agent sorting out release papers - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Shinji Kagawa is inching closer to joining his former club Borussia Dortmund. We have covered two earlier reports from Germany, where it claimed the Japanese may undergo a medical tonight before completing his move.

Manchester United linked with Monaco star: Transfer explained

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Manchester United linked with Monaco star: Transfer explained - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

No, we are not joking! Neither are reporting any off the mark transfer story. Manchester United fans hold on to your breath as you favourite club has been linked with former Chelsea defender Ricardo Carvalho according to Italian website Tutto Mercato Web.

Manchester United agree deal, player rejects move, medical today?

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Manchester United agree deal, player rejects move, medical today? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It became very clear when Louis van Gaal stated that Shinji Kagawa didn't meet his expectations, the Japanese would be heading towards Old Trafford exit door.

Kagawa is a conundrum.

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Burnley v Manchester United Pre-Match Facts and Prediction

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Manchester United will be the visitors at Turf Moor in the Premier League's early game which is due to kick-off at 12:45.

Bothe Burnley and Manchester United are still looking for their first League win of the season with both teams having lost to Swansea United in their opener and Burnley last week something has to give?

Juventus waiting on Manchester United to agree to deal

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Juventus waiting on Manchester United to agree to deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Juventus are waiting for a an answer from Manchester United to complete the signing of Manchester United's Javier Hernández.

The Italian Serie A champions are are working very hard to complete the deal before the close of the transfer window on Monday.

Photo: Manchester United new boy Angel Di Maria in training

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PIC: Angel Di Maria in action at the Aon Training Complex this afternoon. #mufc pic.twitter.com/cWRQnWsx72 Manchester United (@ManUtd) August...

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