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Eden Hazard Is Cementing His Status Amongst The Game’s Elite, But He Can Still Get Better

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While Old Trafford may not emanate the same aura of intimidation these days, going up against Manchester United in their own back yard is a always difficult challenge. That's a narrative that even applies to league leaders Chelsea, who will be the next team to face off against Louis van Gaal's bolstered Red Devils squad in Sunday's match (live on NBC at Noon ET in the USA).

Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo can be great for Man Utd, says Paul Scholes

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Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo can be great for Manchester United in central defence together, according to Paul Scholes. The Red Devils have struggled...

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Man Utd’s match against Chelsea will be tactical affair, says Daley Blind

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Manchester United's match against Chelsea will be a tight tactical affair, according to Red Devils star Daley Blind. This contest brings...

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5 Reasons Why Manchester United Will Finish in the Top Four

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Manchester United fans took a lot of stick last season after they dropped from being the Premier League champions to finishing seventh in the space of 12 months.

The Red Devils are bouncing back in 2014-15 however, and despite a slow start that saw them pick up only two points from their first three games, Louis van Gaal's side head into this weekend's round of games in the UEFA Champions League places.

5 Reasons Why Manchester United Will Finish in the Top 4

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Manchester United fans took a lot of stick last season after they dropped from being the Premier League champions to finishing seventh in the space of 12 months.

The Red Devils are bouncing back in 2014-15 however, and despite a slow start that saw them pick up only two points from their first three games, Louis van Gaal's side head into this weekend's round of games in the UEFA Champions League places.

Louis van Gaal: Man Utd lack discipline

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Louis van Gaal thinks his Manchester United side lack discipline in the way they defend. The Red Devils have struggled this season as the Dutchman...

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Swansea City Progress Report for August-September

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As a Swansea City supporter, consider me unimpressed by the season thus far for the Welsh team. While the Swans are sitting comfortably in fifth position, the team still could be doing much better than they are currently. It's that feeling of "could be doing better" that has undermined the Swans for the past couple of seasons, where they've lacked that killer instinct to make the difference between an above average Premier League side and a more dangerous contender to be feared by even the top English clubs.

Is Ronaldo tempted by Manchester United?

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Is Ronaldo tempted by Manchester United? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Cristiano Ronaldo is "warm to the idea of returning to Manchester United", writes Daniel Taylor of the Guardian.

With four years left on his contract at Real Madrid and playing for the freescoring 2014 UEFA Champions League winners, United fans are still hopeful their club can pull off a sensational return for the 2013 FIFA Ballon d'Or winner.

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Louis van Gaal confirms 10 absentees this weekend

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Louis van Gaal confirms 10 absentees this weekend - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed that he is without 10 first-team players for Saturday's game at home to West Ham.

The Red Devils have been hit with a number of injuries to start their season as the Dutch manager has won only one of his first five Premier League games in charge of the world football giants.

Man Utd injury troubles worsen with Chris Smalling picking up knock

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Manchester United's injury worries have worsened after Chris Smalling reportedly hurt his thigh during training. The Red Devils are facing a...

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Wesley Sneijder claims Man Utd are after him, doubts they can tempt him

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Galatasaray midfielder Wesley Sneijder claims Manchester United want to sign him. But he says it is unlikely that the Red Devils would be able to...

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Leicester City 5-3 Manchester United: Key Observations

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Leicester City 5-3 Manchester United: Key Observations - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Leicester City earned a historic 5-3 victory over Manchester United at the King Power Stadium in Sunday's lunch time kick off in the Premier League. The Red Devils cruised to a 3-1 lead just before the hour mark, but the home side scored four goals in the next twenty minutes to seal an emphatic victory.

Sunday European Rewind: Manchester United rout QPR; AC Milan win thriller over Parma; and more

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By RYAN TOLMICH

For the first time this season, Manchester United appeared to resemble ateam capable of living up to the history and tradition of the club.

The Red Devils surged past Queens Park Rangers Sunday by a 4-0 scoreline, as Man United picked up their first English Premier League victory of the 2014-15 season.

Man Utd’s Juan Mata praises Angel di Maria after QPR win

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Juan Mata has praised Angel di Maria for his performance in Manchester United's 4-0 win over QPR at the weekend. The Red Devils cruised to...

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Juan Mata: Man Utd’s win over QPR only the start

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Juan Mata thinks Manchester United's 4-0 win over QPR at the weekend is only the start of things to come. The Red Devils cruised to victory...

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Gary Neville confused how Man Utd will fit all new players into team

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Gary Neville says he is confused at how Manchester United will fit all their new signings into the team. The former Red Devils captain is at a loss...

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Manchester United Defender Marcos Rojo Has Been Granted His Work Permit

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Manchester United signed Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon on August 19th for a reported fee of £16 million. But the defender has not been able to suit up for the Red Devils since his arrival at the English club due to a lingering issue with his work permit.

Earlier today,United informed the media and fans that the Argentina international has been granteda work permit and is now eligible to make his debut for the club, whichshould be on September 14th versus Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford.

Edwin van der Sar: ‘Daley Blind will not be joining Man Utd’

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Versatile Ajax star Daley Blind will not be signing for Manchester United this summer, according to former Red Devils keeper Edwin van der Sar. The...

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Angel di Maria Capture Only One Piece Of The Manchester United Jigsaw Puzzle

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Manchester United officially announced the signing of Angel di Maria amid the backdrop of a 4-0 insult at the hands of impudent league one side MK Dons. So abject was their display that if you were watching both teams for the first time you would struggle to believe United was the team purchasing the£60 million player.

Sunderland vs Manchester United Predicted Lineups

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Sunderland entertain Manchester United on Sunday afternoon in what will be the latest indicator to Louis Van Gaal as to how much work still needs to be done to this broken United squad.

Sunderland go into the game as the form side out of the two clubs, and there is a real feel that they will go on to inflict yet more misery on the beleaguered Red Devils.

Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

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Manchester United stumbled out of the block with a season-opening loss to Swansea, but Louis Van Gaal isn't standing by and settling for the team he has at Old Trafford.

Amid reports that Argentinian winger Angel DiMaria is on his way to the Red Devils, Manchester United will look for a victory on the road against Jozy Altidore's Sunderland, which came back for a dramatic draw last week.

Analyzing Louis van Gaal’s 3-5-2 formation at Manchester United

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During the World Cup we saw the renaissance of the 3-5-2 formation. Typically known as the classical continental formation of the 1970′s and 1980′s. Louis Van Gaal, who took charge of The Netherlands at the 2014 World Cup, has stood by a philosophy akin to the Dutch "total football" during his managerial career.

LVG Proves He Is No Moyes While Ramsey Saves Arsenal

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Last season Manchester United unveiled a new manager in David Moyes and in his first Premier League match in charge of the Red Devils he say his side thump Swansea 4-1 i South Wales.

Fast forward 12 months United unveil another new manager and once again Swansea were his first opponents as Swansea travelled to Old Trafford for Louis van Gaal's first competitive game in charge.

Man Utd Handed MK Dons Clash In Capital One Cup Second Round Draw

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By Alan Duffy

David Beckham and Paul Scholes react as Man Utd are dumped out of League Cup by York in '95

Having missed out on Europe under the failed reign of David Moyes, Manchester United were involved in the Capital One Cup second round draw for the first time since 1995 (when 'Fergie's fledglings' lost 4-3 on aggregate to York City).

Arsenal v Manchester City – 2014 Community Shield Preview

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Arsenal v Manchester City 2014 Community Shield Preview - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The 2014 FA Community Shield on Sunday 10 August at Wembley Stadium will be the 92nd edition of the trophy.

Arsenal will face Manchester City for the second time in this final with the Gunners winning the previous meeting 4-0 all the way back in 1934.

United linked with yet another World Cup star

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Reports in the Metro this morning suggest Manchester United have launched a £7million offer for Benfica star, Enzo Perez.

Perez was one of the stars of the show in last nights semi-final between LvG's Netherlands and Perez's Argentina.

The Red Devils are hoping to finalize the deal before the World Cup ends this weekend, in which Perez is set to be starting in the final for Argentina.

Nike Pulls Out of Shirt Negotiations With Manchester United

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Sport giants Nike have pulled out of a shirt sponsorship deal with Manchester United. The Red Devils have asked for £60million+ a year for Nike to supply the kit and training gear. Nike has decided not to renew their contract with the club. However Nike have the first right of refusal in case they want to reconsider.

Manchester United Release Home Shirt for 2014/15 Season: Official [PHOTOS]

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The new home kit modeled by Manchester United's Robin Van Persie, Wayne Rooney and Shinji Kagawa marks the start of a new era for the Red Devils — a new manager, a new sponsor and possibly a new sense of hope ahead of the upcoming season.

American supporters will be the first to see the new kits in action on July 23 when Manchester United play against the LA Galaxy at the start of their summer tour.

Manchester United spending big for Premier League success

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Manchester United spending big for Premier League success - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have completed two signings in two days as they look to rebuild 12 months after the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson.

Louis van Gaal will be looking to put last season's misery behind when he returns from the World Cup with the Netherlands to take charge of the Red Devils.

Manchester United Sign Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw

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Manchester United began the new Louis Van Gaal era in a big way today with the signing of Ander Herrera for a reported £29m from Athletic Bilbao. Herrera was pursued last summer by the Red Devils but ultimately that pursuit not only fell short but was the possible subject of sabotage.

Herrera told the official Manchester United website:

"Signing for Manchester United is a dream come true.

Manchester United In Advanced Talks To Sign Athletic Bilbao’s Ander Herrera

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Manchester United look to beon the brink of sealing their first transfer of the summer window, with reports suggesting that the Red Devils are currentlyin advanced talkswith Athletic Bilbao about a deal for central midfielder Ander Herrera.

According to reportscoming out ofSpain (h/t The Telegraph), a £29 million deal is close to completion and the midfielder is set to become the first signing of the Louis van Gaal era at Old Trafford.

Manchster United players to look out for in the World Cup

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With 14 players in the final 23 for each country, Manchester United will have the third largest contingent in Brazil.

FC Barcelona and Chelsea are the only clubs to have more representatives, with 16 and 15 respectively.

However, of the top three clubs represented in the World Cup, Man Utd is the only one with players from each line of play.

SBI World Cup Man of the Match: Marouane Fellaini

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By RYAN TOLMICH

After 10 months and 25 games, Belgium's Marouane Fellaini finally found the back of the net again in Belgium's 2-1 victory over Algeria.

After a scoreless campaign with Manchester United, the 26-year-old Belgian netted the equalizing goal in the 70th minute, just five minutes after entering the game as a substitute.

Manchester United’s Ryan Giggs Featured In Documentary Based On His Time As Interim Manager [VIDEO]

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ITV made a documentary to display Ryan Giggs' transition from being a legendary player at end of his career to being an interim manager for his beloved club Manchester United.

When David Moyes became Sir Alex Ferguson's successor, the 13-time Premier League winner was brought into the coaching staff while still remaining active as a player.

Man Utd ‘bid £20m for Barcelona’s Alexis Sanchez’

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Manchester United have launched a £20m for Barcelona winger Alexis Sanchez, according to reports. The Red Devils have been linked with the Chile...

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Major League Soccer

Man United thrash Galaxy in Rose Bowl friendly

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By MARK EDWARD HORNISH

PASADENA, Calif If anyone wanted to assess where American soccer stands in comparison to the European football, they need not look at the lopsided result on the scoreboard at the Rose Bowl, where the LA Galaxy hosted international giants Manchester United on a warm Wednesday night in Pasadena.

Future is Bright for the US

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I must admit, I was pretty darn disappointed in the result on Tuesday afternoon. In all honesty, I needed a day or two to really recover from the 2-1 loss to Belgium. I may not even be really over it as I write this post either.

Going into this World Cup, I had the United States escaping from the Group of Death to play Belgium.

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SBI World Cup Man of the Match: Gonzalo Higuaín

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By CASSIDY GABRIEL

With a calm and collected first-half finish, Gonzalo Higuaín earned Argentina a narrow quarterfinal victory over Belgium to reserve his side's spot in the semifinal round. After both teams endured taxing 120-minute matches earlier this week in the Round of 16, the Argentines, buoyed by Higuaín, came out on top today and ended hopes of advancing for Belgium's Red Devils.

Know Your Enemy: Belgium – We are Underdogs Again

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We did it. We survived, when no one told us we could. But hold the celebrations, business is far from finished. The last time these teams met was just over a year ago in a friendly that ended with a 4-2 Belgium win. People are going to want to use comparisons between the two games, but don't. Both lineups look different, especially considering Klinsmann was still experimenting with lineups at that time.