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Have Manchester Not Been Tested Yet?

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FollowEddieon Twitter Gary Neville doesn't seem to think so. The ex-Manchester United defender and captain gave his thoughts in a recent interview to Manutd.com. "It's going to be tough for...

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Man Utd have best three strikers in the world, claims Ander Herrera

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Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie and Radamel Falcao are the three best strikers in the world, according to Manchester United team-mate Ander Herrera....

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Man Utd’s Robin van Persie falls out with team-mates over selfish play

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Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has fallen out with his Netherlands team-mates over perceived greediness. Schalke's Klaas-Jan...

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PHOTO: Manchester Star tells his own team-mate to shut up

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PHOTO: Manchester Star tells his own team-mate to shut up - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It is now a well-known FACT that Robin van Persie and Klass Jan Huntelaar are not best of pals. Last night, the pair was seen arguing on the pitch and both have had their say after the match.

Holland was in action againstKazakhstan in the Euro 2016 qualifier last night when the incident happened.

Robin van Persie: ‘At Arsenal you wanted to win, at Man Utd you have to win’

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Robin van Persie described the difference between Arsenal and Manchester United by saying the Gunners wanted to win whereas United had to win,...

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Good News: Manchester United superstar back in full training

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Good News: Manchester United superstar back in full training - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Only yesterday, Dutch media outlet Voetbal International reported that Manchester United striker Robin van Persie waswithdran from Holland training which raised concerns it could be a precautionary move due to injury.

Manchester United Agree Personal Terms To Sign World-Class Striker On Permanent Deal

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Manchester United Agree Personal Terms To Sign World-Class Striker On Permanent Deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have already confirmed a big-name signing for next summer. Colombian forward Radamel Falcao, who is currently on loan at Old Trafford from French side Monaco, has agreed personal terms to make his deal permanent in 2015.

3 Reasons Why Juan Mata Will Never Be A First-Team Regular At Manchester United

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3 Reasons Why Juan Mata Will Never Be A First-Team Regular At Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

In the mass overhaul at Manchester United in the summer, a whole host of word-class attacking players were brought in. Ander Herrera, Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao were all signed by manager Louis Van Gaal in a bid to overturn the torrid campaign under David Moyes last year.

Louis van Gaal is very “demanding”, says Man Utd striker Robin van Persie

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Louis van Gaal is a very "demanding" manager who wants everyone to participate in team meetings, according to Manchester United striker...

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Ex-Arsenal striker Robin van Persie positive about Man Utd’s season

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Robin van Persie says he is optimistic about the season ahead for Manchester United despite the club making a difficult start to the new campaign....

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United heading in the right direction

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Robin Van Persie believes Manchester United are on the right track under Louis Van Gaal and they will soon step up a couple notches, once the injured players return and the squad is completely familiar with the new manager's methods.

Despite having nine players sidelined, with Ander Herrera a doubt ahead of Sunday after having been withdrawn on Saturday, United bounced back from a shambolic 5-3 defeat at Leicester to win 2-1against West Ham over the weekend, their second consecutive win at home and one Van Persie believes is a sign of more things to come.

5 reasons why Radamel Falcao will fail at Manchester United

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5 reasons why Radamel Falcao will fail at Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The Holy Trinity for the Red Devils?

There was much media hype when Manchester United announced the deadline day signing of Colombian superstar Radamel Falcao, with many broadcasters hailing his arrival in the North West of England as a statement of intent from Louis Van Gaal.

Manchester United vs. West Ham United Predicted Lineups

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The yearly center-back crisis at Manchester United has arrived. A couple of seasons ago, in spite of having five center backs in Chris Smalling, Phil Jones, Jonny Evans, Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic, Sir Alex Ferguson was forced to deploy Darren Fletcher and Michael Carrick in central defense. For that reason, Manchester United has grown accustomed to makeshift back lines.

Robin van Persie admits Man Utd held inquest after Leicester loss

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Robin van Persie has admitted Manchester United held an hour long inquest after they were humbled 5-3 by newly promoted Leicester City last weekend....

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Rio Ferdinand says Robin van Persie suffered most at Man Utd after Sir Alex Ferguson left

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Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has admitted the club badly struggled after Sir Alex Ferguson stepped down as manager with...

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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.

Video: Robin van Persie even more excited about the season after Radamel Falcao’s arrival at Man Utd

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Manchester United striker Robin van Persie says he is even more excited about the season ahead after the club's deadline day signing of Radamel...

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Robin van Persie says Man Utd players must trust Louis van Gaal

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Robin van Persie says Manchester United players must trust new boss Louis van Gaal's tactics and not interfere. The Dutch striker thinks his...

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RVP to learn from former United goalscoring hero

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Former Manchester United striker Ruud Van Nistelrooy has been working closely with Robin Van Persie to help his compatriot to remain deadly in front of goal, as he once was.

Van Nistelrooy wasnamed in Guus Hiddink's staff for the Holland squad as the former Chelsea manager replaced Louis Van Gaal in charge of the Oranje and the former United striker has been working as a coach to the strikers.

RVP excited by United’s revolution

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Robin Van Persie believes Manchester United will return to success after this summer spending spree and the Dutchman has revealed he's raring to go, as United look to finally kickstart their season against QPR on Sunday.

A defeat and two draws in their opening three league games represented a poor start for Louis Van Gaal, but Van Persie insisted United's £150m spending spree will pay its dividendsand that he's excited about playing with some world class players, such as Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao.

Which Big-Name Superstar Will Miss Out In The Manchester United Revolution?

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Which Big-Name Superstar Will Miss Out In The Manchester United Revolution? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It wouldn't be too wrong to say that Louis Van Gaal's time at Manchester United has got off to a disastrous start. Three games into the current Premier League season, the Red Devils have just two points on the board and find themselves in 14th position in the table.

Which Big-Name Superstar Will Miss Out In The Manchester United Revolution?

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Which Big-Name Superstar Will Miss Out In The Manchester United Revolution? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It wouldn't be too wrong to say that Louis Van Gaal's time at Manchester United has got off to a disastrous start. Three games into the current Premier League season, the Red Devils have just two points on the board and find themselves in 14th position in the table.

Man United Make Stunning Late Bid For Falcao

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According to RMC in France, Manchester United have made a stunning late bid for AS Monaco striker Falcao.

Falcao was thought to be on his way to Real Madrid, and had even tweeted that he was heading to Madrid, before deleting it. But with Real taking Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez on loan, that move seems dead.

Assessing The Louis Van Gaal Selection Predicament

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The new Premier League season is only two weeks old and Manchester United under Louis van Gaal are already playing catch-up. The pre-season tour feels like a very long time ago now.

The Red Devils have placed a significant number of eggs into an Ángel di María-sized basket and the spending may not end there with utility Daley Blind and defensive midfielder Nigel de Jong heavily linked to the Old Trafford club.

SAF’s star signing confident Manchester United will bounce back

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SAF's star signing confident Manchester United will bounce back - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Robin van Persie says Manchester United will bounce back despite their failure to seal the first win of the new Premier League season.

Juan Mata gave a lead to Louis van Gaal's side early in the first half before it was cancelled by the former Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell's header few minutes later.

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.

Manchester United revitalized by Robin Van Persie’s early return

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Manchester United revitalized by Robin Van Persie's early return - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have received a major boost ahead of their weekend's away encounter at Sunderland as talismanic striker Robin Van Persie is set for a return. The Guardian reports that the 31 year old is now on line to feature for the Red Devils finally after attaining match fitness.

Louis van Gaal: Robin van Persie is very close to Manchester United return

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Louis van Gaal: Robin van Persie is very close to Manchester United return - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has admitted that Robin van Persie's return to the starting XI is "very close."

The 31-year-old was with the Netherlands squad during the 2014 FIFA World Cup where they finished third in the summer tournament in Brazil.

Why Wayne Rooney will captain Manchester United to glory

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Why Wayne Rooney will captain Manchester United to glory - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Louis van Gaal has officialy named England international Wayne Rooney as the new captain of Manchester United. The striker takes over the role from the Serbian centre-back Nemanja Vidic.

United confirm new captain

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Louis Van Gaal has chosen Manchester United's captain for this season and, perhaps slightly surprising, Wayne Rooney and not Robin Van Persie is the man the new United manager has chosen to skipper the side in his inaugural campaign at Old Trafford.

The relationship between Van Persie and Van Gaal had many suggesting that the former Arsenal striker would be given the armband this season, particularly given he had captained Holland at the World Cup but, instead, the honour has gone to Rooney, with Darren Fletcher promoted to the role of vice-captain.

RvP most popular name on shirts… again

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Robin van Persie's name and number is the most popular in the Premier League for the second year running.

Top 10 selling names on Barclays Premier League replica shirts:

2013/14
1. Van Persie
2. Gerrard
3. Suarez
4. Hazard
5. Ozil
6. Rooney
7.

The low-down on Manchester United’s outcasts

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The low-down on Manchester United's outcasts - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Louis van Gaal: Has let players know their United futures.

The end of the rather successful pre-season tour of the US brought about an end of opportunities for some Manchester United players to impress their new manager.

PICTURE: Van Nistelrooy gets Holland job

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Guus Hiddink has replaced Louis van Gaal as Holland manager and has invited former Manchester United striker, Ruud van Nistelrooy, to be a part of his coaching staff.

Van Gaal had Patrick Kluivert on his staff when he was the boss. Whilst in charge, Robin van Persie replaced Kluivert as the all time top scorer for Holland.

Manchester United target set for medical today

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Manchester United target set for medical today - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have missed out on Feyenoord defender Stefan de Vrij after it was confirmed that the Dutchman is set to join Seria A outfit Lazio is a deal worth £6.7 million.

The 22 year-old was Louis Van Gaal's prime target this summer as the new manager looks to put right the defensive crisis at Old Trafford, after the departures of Nemanja Vidic, Rio Ferdinand and Patrice Evra.

Wayne Rooney impresses for Manchester United in RvP’s absence

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Wayne Rooney impresses for Manchester United in RvP's absence - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Wayne Rooney laid down a marker to new manager Louis Van Gaal on Sunday by scoring a brace and assisting the third goal as Manchester United beat AS Roma 3-2 in their pre-season friendly match in Denver.

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Five things we learnt from West Brom 2-2 United

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Manchester United salvaged a late draw away at West Bromwich Albion, after finding themselves behind twice in the match, thanks to a powerful strike from Daley Blind. Despite the double comeback, the result will have to go down as two points lost for the Red Devils as they paid for two sloppy defensive errors, having dominated the majority of the game.

STATS: A decade of success of United players compared to world’s best

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Opta has produced a table looking at the numbers of goals and assists in Europe's top competitions over the past decade. Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Dimitar Berbatov and Robin van Persie all feature in the top 10.

VIDEO: Van Persie’s goal vs Kazakhstan

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Rio: I remember RvP’s face when Fergie announced retirement

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Speaking the Clare Balding show, Rio Ferdinand has talked about the day that the players found of Sir Alex Ferguson was retiring.

"It was a shock," said Rio. "We walked in that morning and it was all in the papers, but you never believe the papers. So we were just debating what was going on.

RvP reveals team meeting took place after Leicester defeat

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To lose a game after being 3-1 up with half an hour to play is fair unforgivable. Robin van Persie has revealed that the players had a meeting following the defeat against Leicester.

"It shouldn't be possible," he said. "But it still happened. We have to deal with it. We had a proper look at it next day.