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David Moyes: Portrait of a Scapegoat

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David Moyes: Portrait of a Scapegoat - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

When the news was confirmed early on Tuesday morning that Manchester United boss David Moyes had been sacked, it sadly came as no surprise as the writing had been on the wall for a while. The champions had 27 fewer points than they did after 35 games last season.

Five Manchester United Players Set For A Summer Exit

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Five Manchester United Players Set For A Summer Exit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United vice-chairman Edward Woodward has claimed that the club are gearing up for a major summer revamp, with a number of squad members set for the chop.

Woodward's words have cranked up the rumour mill once more, with a number of players thought to be on the verge of a summer exit from the club.

Moyes’s amazing swap deal proposal – and who it involved!

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Moyes's amazing swap deal proposal and who it involved! - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Of course you never know the truth of it, but no-one seems to be offering up any denials. If it had happened, it may not have been the biggest deal in terms of money, but it would surely have been the biggest surprise.

Negotiations ongoing – Inter Milan closing in on Man Utd winger

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Negotiations ongoing Inter Milan closing in on Man Utd winger - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to respected Italian sources, Inter Milan are currently in talks with Manchester United over Portuguese winger Nani.

Noted Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzioclaims that Nani could well make a move to the San Siro this month, with updates expected in the coming hours.

Serie A leaders target Manchester United duo

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Serie A leaders target Manchester United duo - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Serie A leaders Juventus have been linked with a move for Manchester United duo Nani and Patrice Evra.

Italian newspaper TuttoSport have claimed that the United pair are both on the Juventus radar for the summer, with the 'Old Lady' looking to take advantage of the potential squad overhaul at Old Trafford.

Manchester United’s Nani heading for exit – negotiations ongoing

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Manchester United's Nani heading for exit negotiations ongoing - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United winger Nani could leave the club in the January Transfer window, as several European clubs are looking to sign him up.

The Portugal international signed a five-year-contract at the club that will keep him till 2018, but has struggled to make a strong impression under manager David Moyes.

Nani, Anderson and Wilfried Zaha set or Man Utd exits

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David Moyes will offload Nani, Anderson and Wilfried Zaha this month as he begins an overhaul of his Manchester United squad. Anderson is set to move to Italian side Fiorentina in a deal that is likely to be worth a fraction of the £27m Sir Alex Ferguson paid to bring the Brazilian midfielder to Old [.

Manchester United in talks to sign £16m defender, £15m winger face exit

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Manchester United in talks to sign £16m defender, £15m winger face exit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United are in talks to sign Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao for the rest of the season, according to The Telegraph.

Jorge Mendes, the Portuguese agent, who has a close connection with Manchester United, has told the club that Coentrao is keen to revive a loan move that collapsed on the transfer deadline-day in summer.

The curious case of Wilfried Zaha

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Piers Barber FollowPierson Twitter This is the peculiar story of a £15 million signing. A player who lit up the Championship last season and has twice been capped by England, but has made just...

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How Nani could help Man Utd sign Juventus’ Arturo Vidal

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How Nani could help Man Utd sign Juventus' Arturo Vidal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

ManchesterUnited currently lie seventh in the Premier League, 11 points behind leaders Arsenal, following another hugely disappointing home defeat, this time to Tottenham on New Year's Day.

It is a sorry sight for fans of the club, and certainly not something they are used to after decades of success under David Moyes' illustrious predecessor, Sir Alex Ferguson.

Manchester United name their price for Nani

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Manchester United have finally placed a €22 million tag on Nani to encourage Juventus to make a January offer for the winger. Antonio Conte has been looking to add an offensive winger to his side and he had identified Nani as a possible target in the summer. During that time, United wanted Mirko Vucinic in exchange for Nani and the deal was about to be finalized but then Nani stayed at

Injury Rules Manchester United Winger Nani Out For A Few Weeks: Nightly Soccer Report

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Manchester United have confirmed that Nani has suffered a hamstring injury that will rule him out of action for a few weeks.

Nani hasn't played for United since December 7, and the winger now joins the United injury list that includes Robin van Persie (out for four weeks with a thigh injury) and Wayne Rooney (who is doubtful for tomorrow's game).

Manchester United Star wanted by Juventus in January

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Manchester United Star wanted by Juventus in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Italian giants Juventus are plotting a move for Manchester United winger Nani, according to reports from Turin based newspaper Tuttosport.

According to the report, the Bianconeri are keen on luring him to Turin in the January transfer window and could offer striker Mirko Vucinic to Manchester United in exchange.

From Italy: Juventus Eye Move for Manchester United Star

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From Italy: Juventus Eye Move for Manchester United Star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from Italian media Calciomercato, Serie A giants Juventus are plotting a move for Manchester United winger Nani.

The 27-year-old, who has made only 4 league appearances this season, has a contract till 2018.

Confidence crucial for misfiring star

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Nani has spoken out in favour of David Moyes, claiming he's received a much-needed confidence boost since the Scotsman replaced Sir Alex Ferguson in July.

Timely though the confidence boost might have been, United are still to reap the benefits, with Nani starting only five Premier League games this season and, much like fellow wingers Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young, failing to impress this season.

Manchester United News: Nani Talks Old Trafford and the Fear Factor

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Manchester United have managed just three wins from six matches this season and it has been one of the primary reasons behind their poor start to the season. David Moyes appears close to turning things around, as United have been going on a good run in recent weeks. However, it is still some way off before United get back their swagger and winger Nani reckons that the club needs to improve the home form.

Fulham vs Manchester United: Red Devils Projected Lineup Includes Nani and Rafael

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Manchester United have began to pick up some pace this season having started to string together a few victories and their come from behind win at Old Trafford last weekend looks to have been the dose of "we have what it takes without Fergie," that they might have needed.

Javier Hernandez has been the hero once again as of late but he is expected to be rested in order to see Wayne Rooney and Robin Van Persie once again partner in attack.

Moyes against boos

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David Moyes has rushed to defend Nani after the Portuguese was booed off the pitch by sections of United fans during Saturday's 3-2 win against Stoke City.

Nani, who had been at his frustrating best throughout the afternoon, was substituted by Adnan Januzaj after 58 minutes and the Portuguese was targeted by boos as he left the pitch, after some fans had allowed their frustration to spill over and directed their anger to the Portuguese.

Only The Players Can Save Manchester United’s Season

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Manchester United have been granted a brief reprieve with their 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Stoke City today. But for many supporters, the performance of the team for the majority of the match was extremely poor. If it weren't for the efforts of Wayne Rooney, Adnan Januzaj, David de Gea and Chicharito, the Red Devils would have been answering some serious questions following the match at Old Trafford.

Man Utd close to signing Brazilian wonderkid Bruno Gomes: Round-Up

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Man Utd close to signing Brazilian wonderkid Bruno Gomes: Round-Up - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Brazilian wonder kid Bruno Gomes has been linked with Manchester United for some time now. And the player himself hinted on Twitter that he could sign for the Premier League Champions today.

Manchester United Face A Defining Moment Against Shakhtar Donetsk

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Manchester United will be walking into a cauldron of noise when they enter Donbass Arena for their UEFA Champions League match against Shakhtar Donetsk today. Donetsk has never lost at home to an English team in the Champions League and their manager, Mircea Lucescu, has already started the mind games with Manchester United.

Man Utd write to fans who complained about their transfer activity

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Letter From Philip Townsend regarding Manchester United's Summer Transfer Window !!! pic.twitter.com/GVgqxWeheZ Michael Dixon (@RetroRedDevil) September 17, 2013 Manchester United have written to fans who contacted them to express concern about the club's performance during the transfer window. Supporters who wrote to complain about the lack of summer signings have received replies defending manager [.

Winger reveals joy over United contract

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Portuguese winger Nani has expressed his joy at signing a new contract with Manchester United. The winger signed a five year contract last week to end the speculation over his future with the Premier League champions, despite making limited appearances last season under Sir Alex Ferguson. The former Sporting Lisbon midfielder also made it clear that he feels at home at Old Trafford and is looking forward to life under David Moyes.

Moyes convinced Portuguese winger to stay

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Manchester United winger Nani has highlighted the role that new manager David Moyes played in his decision to stay at Old Trafford. The Portuguese international had been widely tipped with a move away from Manchester over the summer, with rumors constantly linking him to Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain.

Nani: Moyes convinced me to sign

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Much to the surprise and delight of RoM, Nani was given a new five-year-deal last week, which shows David Moyes has more time for the Portuguese winger than our former manager did.

"I am very content with my new deal at Manchester United," Nani said. "This summer was not easy but, after a lot of thought and talking to David Moyes, I believe it was the best solution.

Nani signs a new five year deal

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Manchester United winger Nani has signed a new five year contract that keeps him at the club till June 2018. The Portuguese winger arrived at Old Trafford in May 2007 and he has won a total 8 competitions since then. During his six years at United his future has often been under speculations. First after his outburst against Sir Alex Ferguson, then his dip in form and his regular problem of

Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois targeted by Barcelona – Daily News Report

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Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois targeted by Barcelona Daily News Report - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Spanish champions Barcelona have set their sightson Atletico Madrid's on-loan goalkeeper from Chelsea, Thibaut Courtois and are looking to replace Victor Valdes with the young Belgian.

Baffling Decision By Man United As They Give Nani A New Five-Year Contract

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I am stunned that Manchester United have given Nani a new five year contract with a pay raise!

Nani had fallen out of favor with Fergie and United tried to sell him last summer and again in January. With less than 12 months left on his current deal, I had expected United to finally sell the winger this summer instead of letting him walk for free in a years time.

Manchester United Winger Nani Signs New 5-Year Contract

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Manchester United winger Nani has ended speculation about his future by signing a new five-year contract with the Old Trafford club.

Nani signed for Manchester United in May 2007, and helped the club win four Premier League titles, two League Cups, a FIFA Club World Cup and the UEFA Champions League in his six seasons at Old Trafford.

United winger given new contract

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Although Manchester United have not made an official announcement, it has been revealed that Portuguese star Luis Nani has signed a contract extension with the club this summer. Nani was entering the final year of his contract and as such was garnering attention from clubs interested in luring the player away from Old Trafford.

Gareth Bale transfer fee dwarfed by £500m transfer carousel

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Gareth Bale transfer fee dwarfed by £500m transfer carousel - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

We are heading into that stage of the transfer window, where just one transfer is needed to let the market crash like anything. It can go berserk, bizarre and brilliant.

The cold war in terms of transfer market has already been developing in Europe.

Gareth Bale could unleash the Chain Reaction Transfer mechanism

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Gareth Bale could unleash the Chain Reaction Transfer mechanism - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

We are heading into that stage of the transfer window, where just one transfer is needed to let the market crash like anything. It can go berserk, bizarre and brilliant.

The cold war in terms of transfer market has already been developing in Europe.

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The Beauties and the Beasts: Superstar footballers and their cars

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The Beauties and the Beasts: Superstar footballers and their cars - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Things have changed quite a bit since the days of leather footballs and half-time oranges. Football's ascension into the economic stratosphere has heralded a complete makeover, transforming the game in every conceivable way, for better or for worse.

Superstar Footballers and their Cars

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Superstar Footballers and their Cars - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Things have changed quite a bit since the days of leather footballs and half-time oranges. Football's ascension into the economic stratosphere has heralded a complete makeover, transforming the game in every conceivable way, for better or for worse.

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No place like home for United winger

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Having almost successfully managed to loan Anderson to Fiorentina, David Moyes could soon part ways with another player who arrived to Old Trafford from Portugal seven years ago amid high expectations, as Sporting Lisbon are keen to bring Nani back to his former club.

The United winger has been a largely peripheral figure in the last twelve months at Old Trafford, playing just 21 games last season, but the arrival of David Moyes was thought to be the start a new era for the Portuguese, who had stated that he was desperate to shed the tag of inconsistent flash in the pan once and for all.

Moyes: We need Nani to show his talent more often

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Whilst patience with Nani is something that ran out a long time ago for some United fans, I'm definitely still in his corner and hope that we one day get to see him playing consistently well in our shirt. In 2010-2011 he was voted our best player by his team mates, thanks to the brilliant performances he put in mainly on the right wing.

Moyes: Zaha hasn’t done anything wrong

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Wilf Zaha has yet to feature for United this season and there have been suggestions that David Moyes just didn't fancy the player. He was signed by Sir Alex Ferguson as a replacement for Nani, who was set to leave the club this summer. The plans changed when Moyes was given the job though, with him signing Nani up on a five year deal.

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STATS: How do our wingers compare?

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As the Moyes regime begins to take shape, it is a time for United fans to reminisce and remember the good times. Now, we all know the title race isn't over and a new manager needs time to settle, but the retirement of Fergie himself was the final stage of the clubs transition; one that has seen the club regress.

Why it’s great Nani has signed a new deal

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Nani has been a player that has split opinion for some time which meant there were mixed responses to news that he had agreed a new five-year-deal with the club. Not long ago, it appeared as though Nani would certainly be leaving the club and had Sir Alex Ferguson remained as manager, I imagine the Portuguese winger would have gone.

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Rafael: The fans were crazy good

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Ahead of United's Champions League against Olympiacos, Rafael da Silva has reflected on last season's game against Real Madrid. After Nani's ridiculous red card the crowd came alive and Rafael is hoping for a repeat atmosphere this evening.

"First of all, I will never forget that game," Nani said.