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Louis van Gaal gives injury update ahead of Newcastle clash, talks about RVP

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Louis van Gaal gives injury update ahead of Newcastle clash, talks about RVP - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed Robin van Persie is the only injury player for Newcastle United clash.

The 20-times English champions make a trip to St James' Park on Wednesday evening, following their 2-0 victory over Sunderland at Old Trafford last Saturday.

Manchester United have mixed news on injury front for Sunderland clash

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed striker Robin van Persie will miss the Red Devils' upcoming league clash against Sunderland, while striker James Wilson is fit to face the Black Cats.

Man Utd’s Robin van Persie set to miss Arsenal clash and four Premier League games

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Manchester United striker Robin van Persie could miss Manchester United's next five games, according to The Sun. The Dutchman is set to miss...

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Manchester United’s £230,000-a-week star could miss three crucial games

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Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is likely to miss several key games for his club due to an ankle injury.

According to reports from Sky Sports, the Dutch striker will miss around a month of first team action after damaging his ankle during the match against Swansea City.

United suffer RVP blow

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Manchester United will be without Robin Van Persie for at leasta month, after the Dutchman suffered an ankle injury against Swansea on Saturday.

Van Persie was forced to play on as Louis Van Gaal had already used all of his three substitutions, but ended up hobbling around for the last 20 minutes of the match as United chased an equaliser that did not materialise.

Robin van Persie expected to be sidelined one month with ankle ligament damage

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According to various reports out of England, Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is set to miss one month after suffering ankle ligament damage during last weekend's 2-1 defeat at Swansea.

Last Saturday, the 31-year-old forward left the Liberty Stadium on crutches while wearing a protective boot.

Robin van Persie expected to be sidelined one month with ankle ligament damage

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According to various reports out of England, Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is set to miss one month after suffering ankle ligament damage during last weekend's 2-1 defeat at Swansea.

Last Saturday, the 31-year-old forward left the Liberty Stadium on crutches while wearing a protective boot.

Liverpool legend: Manchester United star picking £220,000-per-week not doing enough

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Liverpool legend: Manchester United star picking £220,000-per-week not doing enough - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The race for top four has become all the more intense following Manchester United's 2-1 defeat to Swansea at the weekend.

Louis van Gaal, no matter how hard he tries to defend himself, has been a subject of criticism in the media his team selection and tactics continue to baffle the pundits.

Van Gaal confirms Robin van Persie and Phil Jones are fit to face Swansea

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Louis van Gaal has confirmed his star striker Robin van Persie and centre-back Phil Jones are fit to face Swansea City.

The 20-times English champions make a trip to Wales as they take on the Swans in the Premier League clash scheduled between the two sides at the Liberty Stadium.

Louis van Gaal: I’m not afraid to drop Robin van Persie from Man United team…but will he?

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Louis van Gaal: I'm not afraid to drop Robin van Persie from Man United team...but will he? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Louis van Gaal has admitted he is not afraid to drop Robin van Persie from the Manchester United team with questions still being raised over his contribution to the side but is the Dutch boss realistically likely to back-up his strong public rhetoric?

Louis van Gaal is unfazed by criticism from Paul Scholes

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Louis van Gaal insists neither he nor his Manchester United players will lose any sleep over the latest barrage of criticism from Paul Scholes.

Scholes won 20 major trophies at United under Sir Alex Ferguson, but it is safe to say he is less than impressed by the man who is currently in charge at Old Trafford.

Louis van Gaal is unfazed by criticism from Paul Scholes

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Louis van Gaal insists neither he nor his Manchester United players will lose any sleep over the latest barrage of criticism from Paul Scholes.

Scholes won 20 major trophies at United under Sir Alex Ferguson, but it is safe to say he is less than impressed by the man who is currently in charge at Old Trafford.

Smalling is Man United’s Head Boy

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Manchester United 3 Burnley 1 Much criticised defender Smalling turned hero against Burnley with two goals to put a shine on another low key display by United. After the poor showing against West Ham...

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Man Utd’s Robin van Persie doubtful for Preston match

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Van Gaal tells reporters that Robin van Persie is carrying a knock and is doubtful for Monday's game. #mufc Manchester United (@ManUtd)...

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Louis van Gaal fears he’s losing support of Manchester United fans

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Louis van Gaal fears the public support he has received from Manchester United fans may be ebbing away.

United bounced back from their drab 1-1 draw at West Ham by beating Burnley 3-1 at Old Trafford on Wednesday night.

Chris Smalling scored twice and Robin van Persie converted from the penalty spot late on, but Burnley, who equalized through Danny Ings in the 12th minute, were right in the match and were very unlucky not to take anything from the game.

Louis van Gaal fears he’s losing support of Manchester United fans

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Louis van Gaal fears the public support he has received from Manchester United fans may be ebbing away.

United bounced back from their drab 1-1 draw at West Ham by beating Burnley 3-1 at Old Trafford on Wednesday night.

Chris Smalling scored twice and Robin van Persie converted from the penalty spot late on, but Burnley, who equalized through Danny Ings in the 12th minute, were right in the match and were very unlucky not to take anything from the game.

Jose Mourinho wants to know why Chelsea are being victimized

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Jose Mourinho wants to know why Chelsea are, in his opinion, treated differently when it comes to disciplinary matters after highlighting an elbow incident involving Manchester United striker Robin van Persie.

The Blues boss has questioned the consistency of the Football Association's disciplinary department, suggesting had a Chelsea player used his elbow in the same way Van Persie did at West Ham last Sunday he would have been banned.

Jose Mourinho wants to know why Chelsea are being victimized

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Jose Mourinho wants to know why Chelsea are, in his opinion, treated differently when it comes to disciplinary matters after highlighting an elbow incident involving Manchester United striker Robin van Persie.

The Blues boss has questioned the consistency of the Football Association's disciplinary department, suggesting had a Chelsea player used his elbow in the same way Van Persie did at West Ham last Sunday he would have been banned.

Jose Mourinho criticizes FA for not suspending Robin van Persie

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Jose Mourinho has questioned the consistency of the Football Association's disciplinary department, suggesting had a Chelsea player used his elbow in the same way Robin van Persie did at West Ham last Sunday he would have been banned.

The Chelsea boss was fined £25,000 last month for saying there was a "clear campaign" against Chelsea on the day Diego Costa was charged for treading on Liverpool's Emre Can.

Jose Mourinho criticizes FA for not suspending Robin van Persie

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Jose Mourinho has questioned the consistency of the Football Association's disciplinary department, suggesting had a Chelsea player used his elbow in the same way Robin van Persie did at West Ham last Sunday he would have been banned.

The Chelsea boss was fined £25,000 last month for saying there was a "clear campaign" against Chelsea on the day Diego Costa was charged for treading on Liverpool's Emre Can.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho drops a hint that Man Utd’s Robin van Persie should be banned

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Jose suggests there was a player with an elbow out who might have been suspended this weekend. #CFC Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) February 10, 2015...

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Watch Manchester United 3-1 Leicester match highlights [VIDEO]

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Louis van Gaal was a happy man after watching his Manchester United team avenge their early-season defeat to Leicester.

The Foxes pulled off one of the shock results of the season last September when they came from behind to beat the 20-time English champions 5-3.

But on Saturday it was a completely different story as United ran out 3-1 winners at Old Trafford.

Watch Manchester United 3-1 Leicester match highlights [VIDEO]

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Louis van Gaal was a happy man after watching his Manchester United team avenge their early-season defeat to Leicester.

The Foxes pulled off one of the shock results of the season last September when they came from behind to beat the 20-time English champions 5-3.

But on Saturday it was a completely different story as United ran out 3-1 winners at Old Trafford.

LvG: Falcao needed that goal more than Robin did

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Both Robin van Persie and Radamel Falcao got on the scoresheet for Manchester United today, as they beat Leicester 3-1 at Old Trafford.

Van Persie is now in the top six scorers in the league, with nine goals, leading Louis van Gaal to claim he was happier to see Falcao score, as he needed it more.

Video: Robin van Persie unsure about new Man Utd contract

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Van Persie uncertain over United future

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Robin Van Persie has admitted he hasn't scored enough goals this season and that he's not sure whether United will opt to extend his contract past 2016.

The Dutchman is under contract for another 18 months but has failed to score in over a month and has admitted he has yet to open negotiations with United over a new deal and conceded that, at 31 years of age, his destiny might not be entirely in his hand.

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LvG: Maybe Falcao and Wilson will work against Sunderland

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With Robin van Persie ruled out with an ankle injury, Louis van Gaal has claimed that James Wilson may start alongside Radamel Falcao for United's game against Sunderland this afternoon.

It is a process between players. When Falcao is used to playing with van Persie then, when he plays with Wilson, he starts another process.

United lose it at The Liberty.

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Swansea City 2 Manchester United 1 There was most definitely not a warm welcome in the valleys for the visit of United to the Liberty Stadium. Swansea had of course inflicted defeat on Louis van...

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Five key thoughts from United 3-1 Burnley as under-par Reds move up to third in the Premier League

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Manchester United defeated Burnley 3-1 to move back up to third place in the Premier League table. An unusual brace from centre back Chris Smalling and a Robin Van Persie penalty sent an extremely under par United above Southampton, who were held to a goalless draw at home to West Ham.

Louis Van Gaal opted to field a similar starting line-up to the one that salvage a late draw at Upton Park last weekend.

Five key thoughts following West Ham 1-1 United

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Manchester United snatched a late leveller against West Ham on Sunday to record their sixth away league draw of the season. Cheikhou Kouyate had put the Hammers ahead with a close range deflected effort from a set piece at the start of the second half but Daley Blind volleyed home in stoppage time to salvage what could be a vital point come May.

Five things we learnt from United 3-1 Leicester City

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Manchester United exacted revenge on bottom of the table Leicester City with a comfortable 3-1 victory at Old Trafford. The Foxes, who had beaten United 5-3 in the reverse fixture, were on the receiving end of a flurry of first half goals. Robin Van Persie opened the scoring before Radamel Falcao bundled in a second and Wes Morgan diverted the ball into his own net.

VIDEO: Van Persie and Falcao’s goals vs Leicester

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Blind: I’m so grateful to United fans at home and away

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Daley Blind has become a fairly popular player amongst the United support, thanks to his no nonsense approach to the game. Speaking with Inside United, he has thanked the fans and claimed he wants to repay the faith they have shown in him.

Things feel great. I definitely feel their trust and their faith in me and I hope I can pay them back in every game.

Man United replay joy.

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Manchester United 3 Cambridge United 0 After the anti-climax of the transfer deadline day it was back down to business with the visit of Cambridge United in the 4th round FA Cup replay. Following...

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Man United outgun the Foxes.

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Manchester United 3 Leicester City 1 The last time these two sides met it produced a match filled with goals, eight in total, an early entry for goal of the season, defensive mistakes, baffling...

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VfL Wolfsburg’s Bas Dost is one of Europe’s most clinical strikers

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There have been an array of top players to ply their trade in the top tier of Dutch soccer. Ronaldo, Robin van Persie, Zlatan Imrahimovic, Luis Suarez and Wilfried Bony, just to name a few. While the formerly mentioned Eredivisie top scorers went off to impress on bigger stages almost immediately, another former Golden Boot winner seemed to struggle in his first few seasons away from Holland, but is now raising plenty of eyebrows.

VfL Wolfsburg’s Bas Dost is one of Europe’s most clinical strikers

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There have been an array of top players to ply their trade in the top tier of Dutch soccer. Ronaldo, Robin van Persie, Zlatan Imrahimovic, Luis Suarez and Wilfried Bony, just to name a few. While the formerly mentioned Eredivisie top scorers went off to impress on bigger stages almost immediately, another former Golden Boot winner seemed to struggle in his first few seasons away from Holland, but is now raising plenty of eyebrows.

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PICTURE: Van Persie left Swansea stadium on crutches

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After a disappointing performance in United's 2-1 defeat against Swansea, Robin van Persie left the ground on crutches.

Van Persie had 7 attempts on goal this afternoon but just one of them hit the target.

VIDEO: Van Persie beats Valencia at table football

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Super Robin Van Persie Goal v Leicester City (Vine)

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Robin Van Persie opened the scoring yesterday with this super finish yesterday before United went on to complete a comfortable 3-1 win against Leicester to move into third ahead of Southampton who were beaten 1-0 by Swansea today!

Although it looked marginally offside?