Transfers/Rumours

Manchester United

Henriquez: Thrilled To Join Biggest Club In The World

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Manchester United have today confirmed the signing of 18-year-old Angelo Henriquez. The Chile under-23 striker joins United from Universidad de Chile for an undisclosed fee, believed to be around £4m.

"I am thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world. Manchester United is a great team and has a great manager," he said.

Büttner: Best Day Of My Life

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The club has announced the signing of Alexander Büttner from Vitesse Arnhem after a Dutch newspaper broke the finalisation of the deal this morning.

"Joining Manchester United is one of the best days of my life," said the player. "It's a team I have admired for many years now and I can't wait to join my teammates and play my part in helping the club be successful.

Who Is Alexander Büttner?

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Manchester United have apparently agreed to sign Alexander Büttner today from Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem, with a medical scheduled to take place tomorrow. You may recognise the name because he was in the news last month after agreeing to join Southampton. However, a third party ownership issue stopped the transfer from taking place.

BREAKING: RvP Arrives For Medical

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At 9.10pm, Robin van Persie arrived at Bridgewater Hospital to complete his medical ahead of his move to Manchester United.

Good news on Danny Welbeck's future is also on the way...

"BREAKING: RvP Arrives For Medical" was originally published at The Republik of Mancunia.

Henriquez: I Am Fulfilling A Dream

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Angelo Henriquez, who passed his Manchester United medical yesterday, has revealed he will talk to Sir Alex Ferguson today about his future at the club.

It is likely that the 18-year-old striker will remain with Universidad de Chile on loan from United.

"I am fulfilling a dream that I have had for a long time and I will be able to realise it soon," he told La Tercera.

PICTURE: Henriques’ United Medical

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Reports have emerged this afternoon that Angelo Henriquez (right) has passed his medical ahead of his move to Manchester United.

The 18-year-old striker has been linked to United for some time and reportedly an agreement was made between us and his club, Universidad de Chile, when he was 15-years-old.

Lucas Moura Gone and No Progress On RVP

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Sir Alex Ferguson rarely confirms who are transfer targets are so when he opted to tell the media that we were trying to bring in Lucas Moura from Sao Paulo and Robin van Persie, conspiracy theories started to circulate amongst some United fans. Was he under instructions to make the club look more competitive to help with the IPO?

Fergie: We Beat Chelsea, City, Arsenal And Everton To Powell

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Sir Alex Ferguson has reflected on how Manchester United went about getting Nick Powell to join us this summer.

"We sent people to see him a few times after he started scoring a few goals," he told the official site. "He actually first came on our radar a few years ago when he played against our youth team.

Fergie: We Beat Chelsea, City, Arsenal And Everton To Powell

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Sir Alex Ferguson has reflected on how Manchester United went about getting Nick Powell to join us this summer.

"We sent people to see him a few times after he started scoring a few goals," he told the official site. "He actually first came on our radar a few years ago when he played against our youth team.

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Lucas Moura

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The Mirror have claimed that Manchester United have agreed a £26m deal with Sao Paulo to sign Lucas Moura but the manager has denied an agreement has been reached.

"We haven't reached an agreement for the player," he said. "We've shown an interest but until such time as we get a deal agreed we can't say he's our player.

VIDEO: £26m Agreed For Lucas Moura?

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The Mirror is claiming tonight that Manchester United have agreed a £26m deal with bring Lucas Moura from Sao Paulo. They reckon a deal has been struck between the two clubs and now we have to agree personal terms.

"Yes, I have told Lucas he should come to Manchester United, of course," Rafael da Silva said earlier today.

Why Did Fergie Speak Out About RvP?

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Sir Alex Ferguson had an "impromptu" interview with MUTV on Friday to respond to transfer speculation that Manchester United had put in a bid for Robin van Persie. Unlike the usual tittle tattle in the tabloids, that morning the BBC reported: "Arsenal have dismissed Manchester United's bid for Robin van Persie, with offers from Manchester City and Juventus also short of their valuation.

Park: My Time At United Will Be In My Heart Forever

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Following his move to QPR, Ji-Sung Park has spoken with fondness about his time at Manchester United.

"My time at United will last in my heart for the rest of my life," he told the official site. "It's been a great privilege to be part of such a great team, to have won so much and to have played with special teammates and for the greatest manager in the game.

PICTURE: Park Removed From Tour Ads Ahead Of QPR Move

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With rumours rife that Manchester United have accepted a £5m offer from QPR for Park Ji-Sung, the club have removed the player from the tour promo for Oslo and replaced him with Wayne Rooney.

"PICTURE: Park Removed From Tour Ads Ahead Of QPR Move" was originally published at The Republik of Mancunia.

Baines For £17m? Value In The Market??

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The rumours linking Leighton Baines with a move to Manchester United have become more common over recent weeks.

Before the Euros kicked off, Baines was asked whether he would find it hard to turn down United if an offer came in.

"The United link is flattering," he said. "There is no harm in people talking about it because it is a great club.

Kagawa: Manchester Is The Place For Me

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Manchester United's new signing, Shinji Kagawa, has spoken in detail about his move to the club after a deal was put in place last week.

"United are one of the biggest clubs in the world and I was given a chance to play for them," he said. "I took a lot of things into consideration, like the fact that they've got a deep squad, their style of football and it wasn't an easy decision.

VIDEO: New Powell Signing

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After weeks of speculation, Manchester United have confirmed the signing of Crewe Alexandra teen, Nick Powell.

"We have scouted Nick for months now. He is an exceptional talent and has been schooled well at Crewe," said Ferguson. "I'm delighted he has chosen to come to United. He has a lot to offer and we are all looking forward to working with him.

“Lewy Is Going To United”

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Poland national team coach Franciszek Smuda claims striker Robert Lewandowski, club team mate of Shinji Kagawa, is on his way to Manchester United this summer.

"Lewy is going to Manchester United, Kuba also somewhere in England, Piszczek to Real," said Smuda. "They have a goal and they want to grow.

VIDEO: Kagawa Scores Against Jordan

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"VIDEO: Kagawa Scores Against Jordan" was originally published at The Republik of Mancunia.

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Berba’s agent: He’s a Fulham player now

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Whilst there is nothing official on either of the club's websites yet, Dimitar Berbatov's agent, Emil Danchev, has confirmed that the Bulgarian is now a Fulham player.

"Dimitar has passed medical tests and then signed with Fulham," he said. "Since yesterday we informed you that he firmly chose Fulham.

Berbatov To… Fulham??

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After it looked as though Dimitar Berbatov was set to join Fiorentina earlier today, it was then reported that Juventus had come in at the last minute to sign him. However, following United's dealings with the Italian club after Paul Pogba ditched us for them, it is possible that United didn't want to do business with them.

Berba: I love United but it’s time to go

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Dimitar Berbatov has today confirmed he wants to leave the club after hardly getting a look in on the team last season. Despite being the Premier League top scorer the season before, Berbatov only played in 12 league games last season. He scored 7 goals in these brief appearances but that wasn't enough to convince the manager he should be anything better than fourth choice.

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PICTURE: Alexander Büttner Signs For United

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Dutch paper, Omroep Gelderland, has printed pictures of Alexander Büttner with a Manchester United shirt after signing a five-year-deal with the club, although the official site has yet to confirm anything. He is set to be unveiled in front of the press on Friday.

"PICTURE: Alexander Büttner Signs For United" was originally published at The Republik of Mancunia.

PICTURE: Kuszczak Signs For Brighton

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"PICTURE: Kuszczak Signs For Brighton" was originally published at The Republik of Mancunia.

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PICTURE: Manchester United Confirm Signing Of Robin van Persie

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Robin van Persie is now a Manchester United player and will be unveiled by Sir Alex Ferguson at a press conference at 2pm this afternoon. He completed his medical in Manchester in the early hours and agreed on terms this morning. The 29-year-old has signed a four-year-deal which will keep him at the club until 2016.

Fergie: One Or Two More Signings A Possibility

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Sir Alex Ferguson has today hinted that there are more deals in the pipeline, after unveiling Shinji Kagawa and Nick Powell to the media.

"We could possibly bring one or two more in," he said. "When there's a major international tournament on, there's a delay in the transfer market.

Southampton

Robin Van Persie? Really?

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"What the fuck were you doing?" Arsene Wenger shouted at Robin van Persie as he trudged off the field, following his second yellow card, soon after the second half kicked off with Arsenal a goal down against Southampton. It was the end of February and van Persie's sixth ever start in the league, after usually being kept on the bench late in to the game before replacing Robert Pires or Freddie Ljungberg.

Robin Van Persie? Really?

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"What the fuck were you doing?" Arsene Wenger shouted at Robin van Persie as he trudged off the field, following his second yellow card, soon after the second half kicked off with Arsenal a goal down against Southampton. It was the end of February and van Persie's sixth ever start in the league, after usually being kept on the bench late in to the game before replacing Robert Pires or Freddie Ljungberg.

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PICTURE: Park’s QPR Move Finally Confirmed

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The club have finally confirmed what we have known for a few days, that Park Ji-Sung is joining QPR.

Three days ago, Park's face was replaced by Wayne Rooney on the promotional material for the pre-season tour, making it fairly obvious that the rumours of his departure were true.

"I know QPR want to improve and have ambitions to reach the next level and I will try my best to help," said Park.

The Kagawa Kid – Facts and Videos You Won’t Have Seen

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1. Shinji Kagawa 香川真司 means "true ruler" in Japanese.
2. He was born in Kobe on March 17th and turns 24-years-old this season.
3. He will be the 11th smallest player in the Premier League, two inches taller than Shaun Wright-Phillips, one inch taller than Jermaine Defoe and the same height as Juan Mata.

The Rest

Lucas: Old Trafford Is Wonderful

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Lucas Moura came on for the last few minutes of Brazil's 3-1 victory over Belarus at Old Trafford today and was impressed with our ground.

Fans had been chanting his name when it was still at 1-1, much to his surprise, before he eventually replaced goalscorer Alexandre Pato.

"The fans screaming my name was a very pleasant surprise, I was glad," Lucas told ESPN Brazil.

Amos To Hull On Loan

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Ben Amos has joined Steve Bruce's Hull on a season long loan and is set to join them on their pre-season trip to Portugal. Bruce had initially gone for Tomasz Kuszczak but the Pole agreed a deal with Brighton instead.

Amos signed a three-year deal in May at United and is set for his third loan period following stints at Peterborough and Oldham.

PICTURE: Fabio In QPR Shirt

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"PICTURE: Fabio In QPR Shirt" was originally published at The Republik of Mancunia.

VIDEO: All Of Lewandowski’s 2011-2012 Goals

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Robert Lewandowski has been linked to United for some time and his national coach has today revealed he is set to join United.

"VIDEO: All Of Lewandowski's 2011-2012 Goals" was originally published at The Republik of Mancunia.