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Optimism at Man United tempered by absent striking quality

MANCHESTER, England (AP) For a club of Manchester United's standing, two years out of the Premier League title conversation is two too many. There are reasons to be optimistic that the run won't stretch to a third season, even though the 20-time English champions head into the new campaign with as many questions as answers. Louis van Gaal is starting his second season in charge...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Chelsea striker advises Manchester United manager in making summer signings

Former Chelsea striker advises Manchester United manager in making summer signings - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Former Chelsea striker Tony Cascarino has advised Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal to sign a forward in the summer transfer window. The Red Devils had Radamel Falcao – who was on loan from AS Monaco – Robin van Persie, Wayne Rooney and James Wilson...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Everton icon Duncan Ferguson deserves his testimonial date at Goodison Park

Testimonials are typically a time to look back and wistfully reminisce. So after it was announced Everton would be hosting a belated one for former striker Duncan Ferguson against Villarreal, it was no surprise to see a poll running on the club’s official website recollecting some of the current first team coach’s best moments in a blue shirt. They included vital goals and rousing...
Via World Soccer Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United Transfer: €30m Target off to England, mother confirms

Manchester United Transfer: €30m Target off to England, mother confirms - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Manchester United target Pedro Rodriguez is set to leave Barcelona this summer and is on his way to the Premier League, according to his mother. The Barcelona winger has been linked with a Premier league move all summer and it seems the story has legs after the player...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

5 things we learned from Manchester United’s US tour

Manchester United touched down in England on Thursday after completing their pre-season tour of the United States. Here are five things we learned from the four-match tour. 1) UNITED STILL NEED A COMMANDING CENTER-BACK Senior figures at United insisted this week that the club will not move for a center-back if – as looks likely – their bid to sign Sergio Ramos fails. That policy...
Via World Soccer Talk
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rooney confident Manchester United is ready to contend for title

Wayne Rooney has been impressed by Manchester United's flurry of new signings and believes a Premier League title challenge is a genuine possibility this season.   United has added five new faces to Louis van Gaal's squad since finishing fourth last season, some 17 points adrift of champions Chelsea. Memphis Depay – who Rooney describes as a "fantastic talent" – was...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Stunning Memphis Depay goal during Manchester United training

VIDEO: Stunning Memphis Depay goal during Manchester United training - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Manchester United new signing Memphis Depay scored a fantastic goal in training with an outrageous scissor kick. Depay joined Manchester United from PSV Eindhoven in the summer and has already impressed for Manchester United fans in their pre-season games. Memphis Depay goal...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Counting the cost of Manchester United’s transfer deals

Manchester United appear ready to cut their losses on record signing Angel Di Maria just 12 months after they splashed £59.7million to bring the Argentinian winger from Real Madrid. Even if they recoup a reported £45million for the 27-year-old, he will go down as one of the more expensive failed transfers in Old Trafford history. Here Press Association Sport looks at the good...
Via World Soccer Talk
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Angel di Maria missing flight fuels speculation of a move to PSG

Angel di Maria failed to board his flight to the United States and therefore did not join Manchester United's pre-season tour party on Saturday, Louis van Gaal has revealed. Di Maria, subject of serious interest from Paris St Germain, was due to meet up with his United team-mates in San Jose on Saturday. But the British record signing did not catch his plane to California, which...
Via World Soccer Talk
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United boss Van Gaal reveals Di Maria not on flight

Angel Di Maria failed to board his flight to the United States and therefore did not join Manchester United's pre-season tour party on Saturday, Louis van Gaal has revealed. Di Maria, subject of serious interest from Paris Saint-Germain, was due to meet up with his United team-mates in San Jose on Saturday. But the British record signing did not catch his plane to California, which...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United top Barcelona in International Champions Cup

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Wayne Rooney scored on a header in the eighth minute off Ashley Young's corner kick, and Manchester United kept the pressure on all afternoon to beat Barcelona 3-1 on Saturday and stay unbeaten during its preseason tour in the United States. Jesse Lingard added the Red Devils' second goal on a cross by Tyler Blackett in the 65th, just two minutes after coach...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Man United tops Barcelona 3-1 in International Champions Cup

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Wayne Rooney scored on a header in the eighth minute off Ashley Young's corner kick, and Manchester United kept the pressure on all afternoon to beat Barcelona 3-1 on Saturday and stay unbeaten during its preseason tour in the United States. Jesse Lingard added the Red Devils' second goal on a cross by Tyler Blackett in the 65th, just two minutes after coach...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney ready to be the lone striker for Manchester United

Wayne Rooney has no problem bearing the responsibility of being Manchester United's main marksman next season. Rooney spent a large chunk of last season in midfield, but manager Louis van Gaal has told the 29-year-old he will be playing up front next term. The United captain scored 15 goals for the club last season and he is not fazed by the prospect of having to match or better...
Via World Soccer Talk
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney: My goals target for the new season

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney says he wants to score at least 20 goals next season. The Englishman will be deployed in the central forward position by boss Louis van Gaal and will be hoping to improve on his tally from last year. He last featured as a main striker in the 2011-12 campaign, scoring […]
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Van Gaal reveals Manchester United negotiating deal to sign new striker

Louis van Gaal has confirmed Manchester United are in the process of recruiting a new striker. Senior sources at United were insistent last week that the Red Devils were not after a new front man, but after United's 1-0 win over Club America at the weekend Van Gaal hinted a "surprise" signing might be in store. And on the eve of United's second tour match in California against the...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rooney back in Everton blue for Duncan Ferguson's tesitmonial match

Wayne Rooney will be back in an Everton squad next month after the England captain agreed to play in Duncan Ferguson's testimonial. Manchester United striker Rooney and Ferguson were team-mates at Goodison Park in the early part of the last decade before the former left his boyhood club for Old Trafford in 2004. Ferguson's time with the Toffees will be remembered in a testimonial...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United unlikely to sign new striker this summer to partner Rooney

Manchester United are prepared to start the season with Wayne Rooney as their only established senior striker. Louis van Gaal has sold Robin van Persie to Fenerbahce and decided against signing Radamel Falcao on a permanent basis from Monaco. That means the United boss has been left with Rooney, unproven youngster James Wilson, and Javier Hernandez, who spent last season on loan...
Via World Soccer Talk
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United trust Rooney to handle striker duties

Manchester United are prepared to start the season with Wayne Rooney as their only established senior striker. Louis van Gaal has sold Robin van Persie to Fenerbahce and decided against signing Radamel Falcao on a permanent basis from Monaco. That means the United boss has been left with Rooney, unproven youngster James Wilson, and Javier Hernandez, who spent last season on loan...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rooney open to MLS future once Manchester United career ends

Wayne Rooney says he will consider a move to Major League Soccer once his Manchester United career is over. Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard became the latest Englishmen to move to the United States this summer when they joined New York City and the Los Angeles Galaxy, respectively. Given that he has four years left on his contract at Old Trafford, Rooney is not currently considering...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rooney: I’d ‘think about’ playing in MLS after Man Utd career

Wayne Rooney might play soccer one day in the United States but he’ll need permission from his wife and children before doing so. Rooney told the Seattle Times on Wednesday he’d consider playing in Major League Soccer after his Manchester United career is over. Rooney is participating on his team’s preseason tour of America, and his MLS admission probably sent the hopes of...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney excited at Schweinsteiger's arrival to Man Utd

Rooney revealed that the addition of Schweinsteiger, alongside fellow midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, left-back Matteo Darmian and pacy forward Memphis Depay, has given the whole United squad a lift. "Bastian is a very experienced player who has won everything in the game and it's great that he has chosen to join us and left a team like Bayern Munich to come here," Rooney told...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant and David Blaine do magic in latest ‘Find Your Fast’ Nike ad

At this point it’s no surprise when Nike releases a commercial that’s loaded with your favorite sports stars. Their latest ad “Find Your Fast” is no exception. The new spot features Kobe Bryant, Serena Williams, Wayne Rooney, Rafael Nadal, Richard Sherman, Odell Beckham Jr., Marcus Mariota, Mo Farah, Allyson Felix, Dion Phaneuf, Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Shelly-Ann Fraser...
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July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Manchester United can challenge for the Premier League title, says Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney believes Manchester United can challenge for the Premier League title next season if they get their recruitment right this summer. The Red Devils captured the final Champions League place last season after a stuttering start to the campaign but were never in title contention and finished 17 points behind champions Chelsea. Louis van Gaal's recruitment drive for next...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

United striker Rooney eyes Premier League title challenge

Wayne Rooney believes recruiting the right players this summer can see Manchester United challenge for the Premier League title next season. United have already signed Dutch winger Memphis Depay from PSV Eindhoven on a four-year deal. They are also interested in bringing Sergio Ramos to England from Real Madrid and Sky sources understand there has been initial contact between the...
Via Fox Sports
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Euro qualifier: Rooney hits winner as England maintain perfect qualifying run

Wayne Rooney moved to within a goal of Sir Bobby Charlton's all-time scoring record as England came from behind to secure a thrilling 3-2 win in Slovenia and end the season unbeaten for the first time in 24 years. A year to the day since beginning their disappointing World Cup campaign with defeat to Italy, the Three Lions displayed the vim, vigour and determination lacking in Brazil...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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