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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: Leicester vs United

De Gea, Rafael, Evans, Blackett, Rojo, Blind, Herrera, Di Maria, Falcao, Rooney, Van Persie. Subs: Lindegaard, Shaw, Smalling, Fletcher, Mata, Valencia, Januzaj.

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United’s record with youth compared to Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Blackburn

United’s record with youth compared to Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Blackburn

In response to Mike Phelan’s claims that Manchester United had “lost their way” following the sale of Danny Welbeck, Jason Burt wrote for The Telegraph about United’s history of youth team players. He claimed “it is a myth that United have always had a team overbrimming with local players and youth team products”. Whilst we [...]

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Is United’s focus on youth a “myth”?

Is United’s focus on youth a “myth”?

The sale of Danny Welbeck has prompted a lot of discussion over the past few weeks in regards to Manchester United and their tradition of bringing through young players. Mike Phelan claimed “they have probably lost the way of Manchester United a little bit”, as if Welbeck was the first former academy player to be [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott writes for ESPN about Tyler Blackett. The Daily Mail reports on UEFA’s confirmation that we will get a share of City’s FFP fine. The Telegraph discusses how United managed to sign stars this summer. The Guardian talks about Arjen Robben’s faith in LvG.

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“I’m a Red – but I want Leicester to win”

Danny Drinkwater was born in Manchester and joined United’s academy when he was nine. He spent 13 years at the club before he was sold to Leicester in 2012. Ahead of Sunday’s game, Drinkwater has confirmed he’s still a red and admits it will be strange hoping for United to lose. “I’ll have to take [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott writes for The Metro about United’s faith in youth. The Busby Babe says selling Welbeck was no mistake. The Daily Mail reports on Ronaldo returning to United. The Independent talks about Januzaj’s hattrick for the U-21s. Stretty News talks about our new signings.

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VIDEO: Falcao chant

“I am very happy for this victory and the support was great,” he said. “I want to continue that way. I want to say thank you to the fans and I enjoyed that a lot, this match. It was fantastic. I almost scored. The goalkeeper was good. I hope to score the next game. It [...]

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Herrera: Great to score at the best stadium in the world

Ander Herrera scored his first goal for Manchester United yesterday in our 4-0 win over QPR. Whilst he was pleased with opening his goalscoring account with his new club, he was happier to get the three points. “I am happy, of course,” Ander explained. “It is important to make a goal at Old Trafford, one [...]

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Blind: Van Persie has helped me a lot

Following his debut in United’s win against QPR, Daley Blind told the official site how well he has settled in to life at his new club. “When I came here there was a really warm welcome and I felt directly good in the team,” he said. “Also, Robin helped me a lot because I know [...]

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Herrera: Rojo is very aggressive and Blind never loses the ball

Following the completion of his deal at the beginning of the summer, Ander Herrera has now had a few weeks to assess the other new signings at the club. After United’s 4-0 victory over QPR, Herrera discussed his new team mates. “I think they played very good football, they had some very good passes and [...]

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Zaha: I want to go back to United

Wilf Zaha had a fairly miserable time in his first year as a Manchester United player. Having been signed by Sir Alex Ferguson in the January before he retired, David Moyes clearly wasn’t a fan of the young winger and barely played him. Louis van Gaal has sent Zaha on loan to the club we [...]

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Blind: LvG will make me even better

Daley Blind had a fantastic debut for Manchester United yesterday in the middle of the park. He completed an incredible 107 passes with a 96% accuracy. Following the game, Blind says working with Louis van Gaal will only make him better. “He is very honest to everybody, he knows what he wants and he knows [...]

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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: United vs QPR

De Gea, Rafael, Evans, Rojo, Blackett, Blind, Herrera, Mata, Di Maria, Rooney, van Persie.

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RoM Reads

Scott has written for ESPN about why we used to love Chicharito. The Guardian talks to Johan Cruyff about United and Van Gaal. The Daily Mail says with foreign owners, manager and players, United are in a new era. The Telegraph looks at how we might line up tomorrow.

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