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Manchester United plot stunning move for €90m Arsenal target

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Manchester United plot stunning move for €90m Arsenal target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal recently stated in an interview with Bild that he is happy with the current strikers (despite the departure of Robin van Persie) available to him. At the same time, he insisted that the possibility of signing a new striker cannot be completely ruled out.

Luis Enrique is counting on Pedro to stay but admits his future is in doubt

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Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has once again insisted he is counting on Pedro before the start of the new season which kicks off next Tuesday.

But while the Spanish coach wants the forward to stay, he realizes the player's future at the Camp Nou is in doubt.

Yesterday it was reported that officials from Barcelona and Manchester United had set a meeting for today in order for the English club to officially table a bid for the Spain international.

Luis Enrique is counting on Pedro to stay but admits his future is in doubt

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Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has once again insisted he is counting on Pedro before the start of the new season which kicks off next Tuesday.

But while the Spanish coach wants the forward to stay, he realizes the player's future at the Camp Nou is in doubt.

Yesterday it was reported that officials from Barcelona and Manchester United had set a meeting for today in order for the English club to officially table a bid for the Spain international.

Pep Guardiola warns Manchester United about Bastian Schweinsteiger’s injury problems

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Pep Guardiola has cast doubts over Bastian Schweinsteiger's fitness by revealing the Manchester United midfielder has not been problem-free for three years.

Schweinsteiger, who spent 16 years at Bayern, moved to United earlier this summer but Guardiola stressed first and foremost the Red Devils have to get the World Cup winner back to peak condition.

Pep Guardiola warns Manchester United about Bastian Schweinsteiger’s injury problems

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Pep Guardiola has cast doubts over Bastian Schweinsteiger's fitness by revealing the Manchester United midfielder has not been problem-free for three years.

Schweinsteiger, who spent 16 years at Bayern, moved to United earlier this summer but Guardiola stressed first and foremost the Red Devils have to get the World Cup winner back to peak condition.

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Aston Villa fan on Cleverley, Tim Sherwood and selling Benteke

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With the 2015-16 Premier League starting at the weekend, RoM has spoken to rival fans about the season ahead. Damian Dugdale from The Villa Blog shares his thoughts.

Scott: How did Villa do in 2014-15?

Damian: We survived relegation by one place. It was horrible and very close to a tragedy.

Gareth Bale would be an ideal signing for Manchester United, says Bryan Robson

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Bryan Robson thinks Gareth Bale would be an ideal signing for Manchester United in the wake of Angel di Maria's impending departure to Paris St Germain.

Di Maria landed in Doha on Sunday night to put the finishing touches to his £44.3million move to PSG.

United have been linked with a number of big names in the transfer market including that of Bale since Louis van Gaal admitted he has concerns about a lack of creativity and pace in his squad.

Gareth Bale would be an ideal signing for Manchester United, says Bryan Robson

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Bryan Robson thinks Gareth Bale would be an ideal signing for Manchester United in the wake of Angel di Maria's impending departure to Paris St Germain.

Di Maria landed in Doha on Sunday night to put the finishing touches to his £44.3million move to PSG.

United have been linked with a number of big names in the transfer market including that of Bale since Louis van Gaal admitted he has concerns about a lack of creativity and pace in his squad.

Manchester United defender Rafael completes 4-year Lyon deal

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Brazilian right-back Rafael has agreed to move to Lyon from Manchester United.

The Ligue 1 club announced the 25-year-old defender will sign a four-year deal, until June 2019.

Rafael was told he could leave United earlier this summer after being left out of the squad for the club's pre-season tour of the United States.

Manchester United defender Rafael completes 4-year Lyon deal

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Brazilian right-back Rafael has agreed to move to Lyon from Manchester United.

The Ligue 1 club announced the 25-year-old defender will sign a four-year deal, until June 2019.

Rafael was told he could leave United earlier this summer after being left out of the squad for the club's pre-season tour of the United States.

Betting on the Premier League Title: Would you back Chelsea or Arsenal?

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Betting on the Premier League Title: Would you back Chelsea or Arsenal? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It's almost that time again. With Arsenal beating Chelsea for the 2015/16 Community Shield, we are now in the final few days before Premier League kicks off in earnest and betting enthusiasts far and wide have been stretching out their wallets, training their eyes and dusting off the cobwebs.

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Bournemouth fan on watching MOTD and which of their players to look out for

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With the 2015-16 Premier League starting at the weekend, RoM has spoken to rival fans about the season ahead. Tales From The South End look forward to their first season in the Premier League. Follow @tftse on Twitter.

Scott: How excited are you to be in the Premier League?

Tales From The South End: Very, very, very, very, very, very, very excited.

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Southampton fan on disliking LvG, wanting Schneiderlin back and Shaw’s potential

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With the 2015-16 Premier League starting at the weekend, RoM has spoken to rival fans about the season ahead. Southampton fan Chris Rann, who owns the blog George Weah's Cousin, shares his thoughts.

Scott: How did Southampton do in 2014-15?

Chris: Not bad. A record high Premier League finish and qualifying for European football for the first time in 10 years was a lovely response to the collective decision by everyone outside of the club that we were relegation certainties.

2015/16 Premier League shirts for all 20 teams [PHOTOS]

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It's time for theannual obsession of getting excited and opinionated about the official jerseys released by each of 20 Premier League clubs.

Whether you're a fan of a specific club or want to see what your opponents will be wearing this Premier League season, take a look at the complete list of jerseys for every team in the league.

2015/16 Premier League shirts for all 20 teams [PHOTOS]

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It's time for theannual obsession of getting excited and opinionated about the official jerseys released by each of 20 Premier League clubs.

Whether you're a fan of a specific club or want to see what your opponents will be wearing this Premier League season, take a look at the complete list of jerseys for every team in the league.

Ander Herrera is the biggest loser In Manchester United’s new 4-3-3 under Louis Van Gaal

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The arrivals of Bastian Schweinsteiger and Morgan Schneiderlin plus Louis van Gaal's thinly disguised admiration for Michael Carrick seem to have resulted in a slight, but nevertheless significant tweaking of the Dutch Iron Tulip's favored 4-3-3 formation.

Another factor behind the tweak, somewhat more surprising than the abovementioned arrivals, is Memphis Depay, the Dutch winger whom Van Gaal has been employing centrally as a number 10 behind the striker.

Ander Herrera is the biggest loser In Manchester United’s new 4-3-3 under Louis Van Gaal

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The arrivals of Bastian Schweinsteiger and Morgan Schneiderlin plus Louis van Gaal's thinly disguised admiration for Michael Carrick seem to have resulted in a slight, but nevertheless significant tweaking of the Dutch Iron Tulip's favored 4-3-3 formation.

Another factor behind the tweak, somewhat more surprising than the abovementioned arrivals, is Memphis Depay, the Dutch winger whom Van Gaal has been employing centrally as a number 10 behind the striker.

Manchester United make £90m bid for Real superstar Gareth Bale says former agent

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Manchester United make £90m bid for Real superstar Gareth Bale says former agent - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to former FIFA agent Vincent Rodriguez, Manchester United have made a £90m bid for Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale.

The Welsh international left Tottenham Hotspur and completed a £85m world record move to Spain in 2013.

Six Days Limit for Manchester United’s biggest transfer of the summer

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Six Days Limit for Manchester United's biggest transfer of the summer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It does not need any extra introduction to say David de Gea transfer saga has been Manchester United's biggest concern throughout the summer. Spanish newspaper Marca have an update on the transfer saga(read as boring repetition) where they claim United and Real Madrid have only six days left to finalise a deal for the Spaniard.

Deal close: Manchester United representatives in Spain to seal Pedro transfer

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Deal close: Manchester United representatives in Spain to seal Pedro transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United officials are in Spainto seal the transfer for Barcelona forward Pedro, as they look to complete their squad before the Premier League season begins next week.

Manchester United and Barcelona set to meet on Tuesday regarding Pedro transfer

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Manchester United have scheduled a meeting on Tuesday with Barcelona officials where they are expected to make an official offer for Pedro in the range of £21million.

It had been rumored that once the sale of Angel di Maria to Paris Saint-Germain was completed United would set forth with its plan to lure Pedro away from Barcelona.

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RoM Reads

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Scott previews the season ahead for ESPN.

The Guardian looks at Guardiola's criticism of Schweinsteiger's fitness.

The Telegraph discusses the implications of Di Maria's exit.

The Mirror reports on Adidas' defence of the "sexist" kit.

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Lyon confirm Rafael da Silva transfer

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Lyon have confirmed that Rafael da Silva is set to join them on a four year contract.

Olympique Lyonnais informs of an agreement with Manchester United for the transfer of Brazilian international Rafael Da Silva, who will sign in the coming days a four-year contract with OL, ie until June 30, 2019.

Transfers & Rumours

Transfer Balls: Man Utd Desperate For £100m Bale And Primed For Pepe, Chelsea Sniffing Around Rose

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Man Utd Desperate For £100m Bale

The Sun reports that Manchester United are desperate to sign Gareth Bale, with the Red Devils already launching two £100million bids for the Real Madrid star this summer.

Thiago Silva: Angel Di Maria Is ‘Stepping Up To A Big Club’ By Leaving Manchester United For PSG

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PSG defender Thiago Silva has said that Angel Di Maria is 'stepping up to a big club' by leaving Manchester United to join him at the Parisian club.

Di Maria has been photographed arriving in Doha today ahead ofhis PSG medical as the £44million deal continues to near its inevitable conclusion.

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Guardiola: Manchester United’s €30m target is “one of the best players” in the world

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Guardiola: Manchester United's €30m target is "one of the best players" in the world - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United are close to signing Barcelona winger Pedro Rodriguez, according to reports in Spain. United chairman Ed Woordward was due in Spain yesterday to hold a meeting with Barcelona officials to reach an agreement over Pedro's transfer.

Manchester United urged to sign £32m Chelsea target

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Manchester United urged to sign £32m Chelsea target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Rio Ferdinand, former Manchester United defender and club legend, has urged his former club to sign Everton defender John Stones in the summer. He also believes that Stones would be foolish to join Chelsea.

Manchester United complete transfer, defender pose in club shirt, twitter reaction

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Manchester United complete transfer, defender pose in club shirt, twitter reaction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

French clubOlympique Lyon have completed the signing of Rafael Da Silva from Manchester United on a 4-year deal. The Brazilian defender, who had one year left on his United contract, joined the French outfit for a reported fee of£2.

Ronaldo playing football in disguise

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Ronaldo playing football in disguise - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Back in January, a video featuring Cristiano Ronaldo being dressed up as a homeless man to surprise a young boy in Madrid, emerged in the media that created a lot of interest among the football fans.

Ronaldo, the three times Ballon d'Or winner, disguised in a wig, moustache, and baggy clothes in Piazo del Callao, was found playing football in the streets of Madrid.

Transfer News and Gossip

Tweet: Rafael has arrived from Man Utd, claims Lyon chief

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@OL @vincentduluc Raphaël est arrivé de Manchester U nous attendons 1 accord de MU sur le transfert : il est de bonne humeur Brésilienne ! ...

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Spurs ‘keeper Hugo Lloris to miss Man Utd clash

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Tottenham stopper Hugo Lloris will miss the club's opening game of the season against Manchester United this Saturday, according to Sky Sports...

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Rafa Benitez hints at Man Utd offer for ex-Spurs man Gareth Bale

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Real Madrid boss Rafa Benitez has hinted at Manchester United making an "offer" for former Tottenham star Gareth Bale. The Welshman...

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Louis van Gaal’s humiliating treatment of Victor Valdes to force Man Utd exit

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Louis van Gaal has sent out another humiliating message to Victor Valdes that he is no longer welcome at Manchester United after their fall-out. The...

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The Rest

Is signing a “World Star” really that great?

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Manchester United's manager, Louis Van Gaal, made some interesting comments over the weekend in an interview. He stated that United were looking to buy a "World Star" as they lacked in that department. I agree with the fact that ever since Ronald left the club, we've been missing that X factor on the field—missing a player who could turn the game on its head single handedly.

Aston Villa Fan Travels 4,000 Miles To Donate Match Tickets To Underprivileged Local Children

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Aston Villa fan Michael Cappuccitti (that's him on the left) is planning to make the long haul to watch his side'sfirst home game of the season against Manchester United on August 14thdespite living some 4,000 miles away in Toronto, Canada.

Having made the trip to Birmingham and having paid through the nose for the privilege, Cappuccitti 'Capp' to his friends is then planning to donate his match tickets to local children who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford to attend Villa games which is jolly nice of him!

Man Utd transfer roundup: Di Maria and Rafael to leave

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Man Utd transfer roundup: Di Maria and Rafael to leave

Here is the latest Manchester United transfer news and gossip.

Monday was dominated by two players who are set to leave Old Trafford in the coming days – Angel di Maria and Rafael.

Di Maria has been pictured in Doha ahead of a move to Paris Saint-Germain, while Lyon have confirmed Rafael will join on a four-year deal.

Rafael says goodbye to United

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Rafael is set to bring his eight-year career at Manchester United to an end as heis on the verge of completing a move to Olympique Lyon.

In a message posted on Twitter late this afternoon, the Brazilian has expressed his gratitude to the club and the fans for the support during his career.

Video: Ex-Man City star Carlos Tevez scores again for Boca Juniors

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Former Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez scored his second goal in as many games following his return for Boca Juniors. The Argentine striker...

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Thiago Silva mocks Man Utd as a smaller club than PSG over Angel Di Maria move

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Thiago Silva has mocked Manchester United as a smaller club than Paris Saint Germain over the transfer of Angel Di Maria. The Argentine is in Qatar...

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