Originally written on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 7/25/13
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Manchester United manager David Moyes says the club are continuing with their attempts to sign midfielder Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona. United have had two bids for the Spain international turned down already but Moyes insists they have not given up hope of landing the former Arsenal man. Asked about the potential deal at a Thursday press conference as United continue their tour of Japan, Moyes said: "It is ongoing." And the new United boss also said that forward Robin van Persie is likely to feature in Friday's friendly against Cerezo Osaka. Van Persie felt tightness in his thigh during Tuesday's loss in Yokohama and had to be taken off. Van Persie expected to play But Moyes said: "It was just a precaution. I expect he will play tomorrow." However, Michael Carrick is unlikely to be risked on Friday, although Moyes says the midfielder's tight groin is getting better. Regarding injured players who are rehabilitating back in Manchester, the manager said the news was good. "T...
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