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Manchester United Still Waiting For Marcos Rojo To Secure A Work Permit

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A little more than a week ago, Manchester United confirmed the £16 milliontransfer of Sporting Lisbon defender, Marcos Rojo.

Shortly after the Argentina international was announced as a member of the twenty-time champions of England, United manager Louis van Gaal revealed that the 24-year-old would not be included in hissquad against Sunderland because the player was unable to finalizehis work permit.

Manchester United Midfielder Heading For Old trafford Exit

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When Nani and Anderson were brought to Manchester United by Sir Alex Ferguson from Portugal in 2007, they were compared to Cristiano Ronaldo and Paul Scholes respectively. Two years later, when Ronaldo left and Scholes neared retirement, they were seen as the heirs to the thrones vacated by these Old Trafford legends.

Marcos Rojo joins Manchester United for £16million

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It's confirmed! Manchester United have signed Sporting Lisbon defender Marcos Rojo for a fee of £16million. Finally, there's some good news for United fans and more importantly, for new manager Louis van Gaal who finally gets his man after a protracted transfer saga. The left-footed Argentine defender will wear the No 5 shirt.

Marcos Rojo Will Be a Perfect Additiion to Manchester United’s Defense

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Manchester United and Sporting Lisbon have agreed to the purchase of Marcos Rojo on a fee believed to be £16 million, in addition to a season-long loan deal for Nani.

Rojo first signed for Spartak Moscow on a five-year deal back in 2011, but lasted only one season in Russia before moving to Portugal to play for Sporting Lisbon.

PICTURE: Nani’s hero’s welcome at Sporting

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After joining his former club, Sporting Lisbon, on a year long loan, Nani was given a warm welcome in Portugal.

PHOTO: Manchester United player wearing new club’s shirt

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Manchester United winger Luis Nani has re-joined his former club Sporting Lisbon on a season-long loan.

The Portuguese international completed his switch to Old Trafford from Sporting in 2007.

Manchester United Confirms £16m Signing of Marcos Rojo, While Nani Joins Sporting On Loan

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Manchester United has confirmed that Sporting and Argentina left back Marcos Rojo has signed for the club, for a fee believed to be in the region of £16million. Luis Nani has been sent the other way on a season long loan.

Rojo will be unveiled as United footballer after he passes a medical and agrees personal terms.

United agree deal for defender

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Marcos Rojo is set to complete his €20m £16m transfer from Sporting Lisbon to Manchester United, with Nani heading the other way, initially on a season-long loan.

Sporting Lisbon confirmed the deal via their official Twitter account and the defender, who becomes the fourth Argentine to play for United after Juan Sebastian Veron, Gabriel Heinze and Carlos Tevez, confirmed he'll join Louis van Gaal's side in an interview with Argentinian radio Continental.

Marcos Rojo Finalizing Move To Man United; Nani Goes The Opposite Way, Say Reports

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Sporting Lisbon defender Marcos Rojo is on his way to Manchester United in a £16million, according to reports emanating from Argentina. Thedeal will see Portuguese international Nani move in the opposite direction.

Rojo will be in England tomorrow night to have a medical before signing a four-year contract with an optional fifth year.

DONE DEAL: Manchester United finally set to sign World Cup Hero

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Finally there is some good news for Manchester United fans. The trusted and the reliable Gianluca Di Marzio website have confirmed that the Red Devils are finally set to acquire the services of World Cup star Marcos Rojo for €20m which will include Portuguese midfielder Nani's return to his former club on a season loan deal.

Sporting Lisbon Claim Officials ‘Representing’ Manchester United Attempted Negotiations

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The Marcos Rojo transfer saga has had its share of twists and turns since it was first reported two days ago that Manchester United had tabled a £16million bid for the Sporting Lisbon defender.

There were early concerns regarding the potential transfer because Rojo is only part-owned by the Portuguese club.

Sporting Lisbon Disciplines Marcos Rojo For Yesterday’s Failure To Train

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Sporting Lisbon has 'sanctioned' Manchester United target Marcos Rojo for his refusal to train and amid reports that the player handed in a transfer request yesterday.

On Tuesday, the Portuguese newspaper O' Jogobroke a story saying United had tabled a bid of around£16million for the 24-year-old defender.

Manchester United Tables £16million Bid For Sporting Lisbon’s Marcos Rojo, Say Reports

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Manchester United has tabled a£16 million bid for Sporting Lisbon defender, Marcos Rojo, according to reports in Portugal and England.

The Argentina international was a key contributor during his country's World Cup run that ended with a defeat in the final of the competition. He played all 120 minutes versus Germany and was named to the FIFA World Cup All-Star Team at the conclusion of the tournament.

Arsenal’s €30m bid for €45m rated United and Chelsea target rejected

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Well, well, well just when we thought that Chelsea and Manchester United were the only two clubs interested in Sporting Lisbon's William Carvalho, reports in Portuguese newspaper O Jogohave claimed thatArsenal's€30m bid for the midfield sensation has been rejected.

Midfield target will cost United £37m

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Manchester United will have to pay £37m if they're to secure William Carvalho's signing, as Sporting Lisbon have made clear that they will only part ways with the 22-year-old if Carvalho's release clause is paid in full.

Yesterday, reports in various Portuguese newspapers suggested that United were set to open talks with Sporting with an initial bid thought to be in the region of €30m (£23.

United ready to launch bid for midfielder

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Manchester United are set to submit an official bid for Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho, according to reports in the Portuguese media. United have tracked the 22-year-old for months now and were thought to have agreed a deal for the midfielder back in April soon before David Moyes was relieved of his dutiesand ushered through the exit door at Old Trafford.

United close in on deal for £35m midfielder

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Reports today suggest that Manchester United have agreed a deal worth £35m for Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho, which will bring the defensive midfielder to Old Trafford after the World Cup, as David Moyes looks to bolster his options in the middle of the park.

United have scouted Carvalho intensely this season and the 22-year-old was also on the radar of a host of other top European clubs including Liverpool, Monaco, Inter Milan and Real Madrid but talkSPORTsuggests that Ed Woodward has managed to get his man this time around as indeed had the Mirror a few weeks ago after failing spectacularly with bids for Ander Herrera and Cesc Fabregas last season.

Manchester United ‘open talks’ with Sporting Lisbon over William Carvalho

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Manchester United have reportedly stepped up their attempts to sign Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho by opening talks with the Portuguese club. The champions have scouted the youngster to within an inch of his life and have now begun to make their move, according to both The Sun and the Daily Mail.

Sporting Lisbon’s William Carvalho hints at Manchester United move

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Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho has revealed the possibility of him making a move to Manchester United this summer, with Spanish giants Real Madrid also in the running for his signature.

Sporting Lisbon’s William Carvalho talks about joining Man Utd this summer

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Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho has been discussing the possibility of joining Manchester United at the end of the season. The 21-year-old has been widely linked with a move to United, who have scouted him at least a dozen times already this season. While the youngster appears certain that he will move on this summer, [.

William Carvalho – Man Utd given the go-ahead for £37.5m move for Sporting Lisbon starlet

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Manchester United have reportedly been given the nod that they will be able to sign William Carvalho for £37.5m this summer. His current club Sporting Lisbon are happy for the deal to go ahead after lining up his replacement, the Daily Mirror reports. The 21-year-old has a £37.5m release clause in his contract, but the [.

Manchester United plotting summer move for ‘new Patrick Vieira’

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Manchester United plotting summer move for 'new Patrick Vieira' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United are reportedly looking to kick-start their summer overhaul with a move for Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho.

The 21-year-old destroyer, who has been likened to former Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira, is said to be high on the agenda for David Moyes, with the Metro reporting that the Scot sent scouts to watch the player during Sporting's 0-0 draw with Academica on Sunday.

Man Utd scouted Sporting Lisbon’s William Carvalho last weekend

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Manchester United scouts were at Sporting Lisbon's game against Academica at the weekened to watch midfielder William Carvalho in action. The transfer window might have closed a couple of days earlier, but United's scouting work remained in full swing perhaps spurred on by their own 2-1 defeat at Stoke on Saturday.

Chelsea

CL DRAW REACTION: Your reactions to a fantastic draw for Chelsea!

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The Champions League draw has been made in Monaco and it's for Chelsea! We have been drawn in Group G with : Schalke, Sporting Lisbon and Maribor!

I personally think that the draw is a good one for us and have every expectation that Chelsea with the current squad we have now, to progress through to the next round by winning the group.

Chelsea join Liverpool in the race for Marcos Rojo

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Chelsea are the latest side to show interest in signing Sporting Lisbon left-back Marcos Rojo, according to reports in Portugal. Rojo has caught the...

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Arsenal set to bid again for €45m transfer target in the coming week

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After having a€25m bid rejected by Sporting, Arsenal are set to pursue their interest in William Carvalho but any such bid by the Gunners will be dependent on whether Arsene Wenger's side beat Turkish opposition Besiktas for a Champions League place.

CONFIRMED: Spurs Sign Promising Youngster Eric Dier

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Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed on their website the capture of highly rated defender Eric Dier from Sporting Lisbon. The Englishman joins the London club on a five-year deal for a fee of£4 million, after completing his medical today.

Ryan Gauld

Going for Gauld

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Scottish Prodigy Ryan Gauld Joins Sporting Lisbon, Release Clause Set At Whopping €60m (Photo)

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DEAL DONE: Sporting have signed Dundee Utd's 18-yr-old attacking midfielder Ryan Gauld. (Source: sporting.pt) pic.twitter.com/pFoC83u2Fh

— Transfer News Live (@DeadlineDayLive) July 2, 2014

Dundee United prodigy Ryan Gauld has completed a£2.

World Cup 2014

Argentina Names Its 23-Man Squad for World Cup: Sabella Includes Several Surprises

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Argentina National Team coach Alejandro Sabella has revealed his 23-man squad for the FIFA World Cup tournament in Brazil. And the Argentine has included a few surprises.

First, here's the 23-man roster for World Cup 2014:

Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (Monaco), Mariano Andujar (Catania), Agustin Orion (Boca Juniors)

Defenders: Ezequiel Garay (Benfica), Federico Fernandez (Napoli), Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City), Marcos Rojo (Sporting Lisbon), Jose-Maria Basanta (Monterrey), Hugo Campagnaro (Inter Milan), Martin Demichelis (Manchester City)

Midfielders: Fernando Gago (Boca Juniors), Lucas Biglia (Lazio), Javier Mascherano (Barcelona), Angel Di Maria (Real Madrid), Maxi Rodriguez (Newell's Old Boys), Ricardo Alvarez (Inter Milan), Augusto Fernandez (Celta Vigo), Enzo Perez (Benfica).

Can Montero Get a Chance?

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By: Cole White

Last week in AS Monaco's Coupe de France match against Monts, Radamel Falcao went down in the 40thminute after a tackle by Soner Ertek. He had to leave the field on a stretcher. The next day, Falcao was diagnosed with having a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left leg.

Can Montero Get a Chance?

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By: Cole White

Last week in AS Monaco's Coupe de France match against Monts, Radamel Falcao went down in the 40thminute after a tackle by Soner Ertek. He had to leave the field on a stretcher. The next day, Falcao was diagnosed with having a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left leg.

Can Montero Get a Chance?

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Last week in AS Monaco's Coupe de France match against Monts, Radamel Falcao went down in the 40thminute after a tackle by Soner Ertek. He had to leave the field on a stretcher. The next day, Falcao was diagnosed with having a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left leg. Monts d'Or Azergues Foot, commonly known as Monts, is an amateur club playing in France's fourth division called Championnat de France amateur, which is below Ligue 1, Ligue 2, and the Championnat National.

Can Montero Get a Chance?

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Last week in AS Monaco's Coupe de France match against Monts, Radamel Falcao went down in the 40thminute after a tackle by Soner Ertek. He had to leave the field on a stretcher. The next day, Falcao was diagnosed with having a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left leg. Monts d'Or Azergues Foot, commonly known as Monts, is an amateur club playing in France's fourth division called Championnat de France amateur, which is below Ligue 1, Ligue 2, and the Championnat National.

Benfica

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Discovering Lisbon: From Portuguese culture to Cristiano Ronaldo

For a nation with just over 10 million people, the whole world of football seems to be watching Portugal. From the best player in the world (cue angry Barça fans) spreading Portuguese goals across on a weekly basis to Benfica in the Europa League final to Lisboa hosting the Champions League final, the whole country seems to be soaking in the attention ahead of the World Cup.

Benfica vs Sporting Lisbon 2-0 Highlights 2014 Gaitan Perez Goals Video

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Tottenham set to move for Sporting Lisbon’s Eric Dier

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Spurs are lining up a move for Sporting Lisbon defender Eric Dier, according to reports. The England Under-21 international, who has previously had a...

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Sporting Lisbon Sign Teenager Ryan Gauld, the Scottish Messi

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In 2012, Dundee United footballer Ryan Gauld made his full league debut at the tender age of 16. He struck his first senior goal against St Johnstone a year later in April 2013. In the 2013-2014 season, he scored eight goals in the Scottish league and cup campaigns and has now signed for the same club that produced Luis Figo, Ricardo Quaresma and, of course, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Newcastle Linked With Spanish International Winger

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Newcastle United are interested in signing Sporting Lisbon and Spanish International left winger Diego Capel this summer. Diego Capel Sporting Lisbon winger The Spanish winger turned 26 in February, and he has played for every single one of the Spanish Youth sides (25 caps and 5 goals for the Spanish U21 side) and has [.

Sporting Lisbon vs Porto 2014 Highlights 1-0 Slimani Goal Video

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