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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: Arsenal vs United

De Gea, Smalling, McNair, Blackett, Valencia, Carrick, Fellaini, Shaw, Di Maria, Rooney, van Persie. Subs: United’s subs at the Emirates Stadium: Lindegaard, Fletcher, Herrera, Young, Mata, Januzaj, Wilson. Arsenal: Szczesny, Chambers, Mertesacker, Monreal, Gibbs, Arteta, Wilshere, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ramsey, Alexis, Welbeck. Subs: Martinez, Bellerin, Flamini, Rosicky, Cazorla, Podolski, Giroud.

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Hugo Borst: Ridiculous to claim Van Persie is finished

Hugo Borst, the journalist who has written the recent biography on Louis van Gaal, has given his thoughts on Robin van Persie’s future. Excelsior are Van Persie’s team in the Holland. He’s said he’d like to play there again before he retires. Yes. There is a stand there [with his name on it] at Excelsior [...]

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Rooney: It was great beating Arsenal in the Champions League

Ahead of United’s game against Arsenal, Wayne Rooney has reflected on some of the better moments against the North London club, including the 2009 Champions League semi-final victory over them. United beat Arsenal 1-0 at Old Trafford then thrashed them 3-1 at the Emirates. We’ve had some great memories. Beating them in the Champions League [...]

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Hugo Borst explains comments about Van Gaal’s wife

Hugo Borst explains comments about Van Gaal’s wife

Hugo Borst, a Dutch journalist who used to be a good friend of Louis van Gaal before a falling out, has recently published a biography on the Manchester United manager. The way he treats Truus in company is ungentlemanly and sometimes downright disgraceful. In the company of friends and acquaintances, Louis has made comments that [...]

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Rooney: Welbz is a Manchester lad so it’s weird seeing him at Arsenal

Rooney: Welbz is a Manchester lad so it’s weird seeing him at Arsenal

Ahead of United’s game against Arsenal, and Danny Welbeck’s first match against his boyhood club, Wayne Rooney has discussed his former teammate’s start to life in London. Of course, Danny has been here all of his life. He is a Manchester lad so it is weird seeing him [there]. But that’s football nowadays and players [...]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part IV: Hugo Borst on Van Gaal’s aim at United, almost joining Liverpool and selling Welbeck

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part IV: Hugo Borst on Van Gaal’s aim at United, almost joining Liverpool and selling Welbeck

Print journalists, radio presenters, biographers, TV personalities, pundits; there are a lot of jobs in football, even if you are not a former professional. Hugo Borst has done it all though. Starting out as a journalist for esteemed Dutch football magazine Voetbal International, Borst made his strides through journalism before ending up at Algemeen Dagblad, [...]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part III: Hugo Borst on Van Gaal’s history in Holland, Verheijen’s criticism and influence on Guardiola

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part III: Hugo Borst on Van Gaal’s history in Holland, Verheijen’s criticism and influence on Guardiola

Print journalists, radio presenters, biographers, TV personalities, pundits; there are a lot of jobs in football, even if you are not a former professional. Hugo Borst has done it all though. Starting out as a journalist for esteemed Dutch football magazine Voetbal International, Borst made his strides through journalism before ending up at Algemeen Dagblad, [...]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part II: Hugo Borst on Rooney, Van Gaal’s philosophy and Fergie comparisons

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part II: Hugo Borst on Rooney, Van Gaal’s philosophy and Fergie comparisons

Print journalists, radio presenters, biographers, TV personalities, pundits; there are a lot of jobs in football, even if you are not a former professional. Hugo Borst has done it all though. Starting out as a journalist for esteemed Dutch football magazine Voetbal International, Borst made his strides through journalism before ending up at Algemeen Dagblad, [...]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part I: Hugo Borst on Van Gaal obsession, signing Strootman and Gay Pride

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part I: Hugo Borst on Van Gaal obsession, signing Strootman and Gay Pride

Print journalists, radio presenters, biographers, TV personalities, pundits; there are a lot of jobs in football, even if you are not a former professional. Hugo Borst has done it all though. Starting out as a journalist for esteemed Dutch football magazine Voetbal International, Borst made his strides through journalism before ending up at Algemeen Dagblad, [...]

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LvG: Di Maria and De Gea will face Arsenal but Shaw and Carrick might not

Louis van Gaal has given an update on United’s injury status following a fairly disastrous International break for United. Daley Blind is out for weeks, whilst Luke Shaw and Michael Carrick are doubts. On the upside, David de Gea and Angel di Maria should be available. It’s difficult to say if anyone is back because [...]

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Falcao: Media have no credibility after reporting on my injury

This afternoon, Louis van Gaal confirmed that Radamel Falcao will be out of action for a further two weeks with a calf injury. The striker says that he is feeling better and will be ready to play soon, despite reports in the press suggesting that he was suffering with a reoccurrence of his knee injury. [...]

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VIDEO: United dressing room after victory over Juve ’99

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Shaw a doubt for Arsenal after playing on injured

During this International break, Manchester United have seen David de Gea, Michael Carrick and Daley Blind all pick up injuries. Angel di Maria was hurt after a tackle from Nani in Portugal’s game against Argentina last night and is therefore a doubt for this weekend’s game against Arsenal. Luke Shaw, United’s only left-back in the [...]

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Nani: Good to be back with United fans

Last night, Nani returned to Old Trafford for the first time since leaving Manchester United for his loan spell at Sporting Lisbon. He played in Portugal’s 1-0 win over Argentina. There had been rumours that after good form in Portugal that he would be returning to Manchester in January, but the winger doesn’t think that [...]

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Di Maria: Ronaldo told me to come to Manchester United

Angel di Maria has revealed in this month’s Inside United that Cristiano Ronaldo advised him that he should join Manchester United after leaving Real Madrid. Before we knew I was coming to Manchester for sure, he told me it was a massive club and that I would be very happy here and it would be [...]

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