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Ando: I love United and I never said players want to leave

This week, an interview with Anderson made the headlines, with newspapers claiming that many of his team mates wanted to leave the club like he had done. The impression given was that United were in such a desperate situation that others wanted to jump ship, but when you read what he actually said, it was [...]

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Ando: I’m proud to have been a part of this tremendous club

Having sealed a loan move to Fiorentina until the end of the season, Anderson has thanked United fans and spoken with great affection for the club. “Thank you Manchester United for all you gave to me,” Anderson said. “It was a pleasure and a proud to be part of this tremendous club. I will never [...]

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PICTURE: Ando says goodbye

PICTURE: Ando says goodbye

Whilst there has been no official confirmation yet, it appears as though Anderson will be joining Fiorentina. He took to Instragram this evening to post a picture of himself in a United shirt.

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Confirmed interest in Ando

This morning’s papers were filled with claims that Anderson was one of the players David Moyes was hoping to offload this transfer window. He will be pleased to hear then that Fiorentina’s sporting director, Daniele Prade, has confirmed the club’s interest in signing Ando. Having only started two games this season, it is clear that [...]

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Anderson: I love this club

Anderson’s best moment at Manchester United probably came at the end of his first season. He came off the bench for the Champions League final to score in the penalty shoot-out to help us beat Chelsea to the trophy. Whilst it hasn’t all be downhill since then, he’s failed to fulfil the potential he came [...]

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VIDEO: Anderson’s corner kick challenge

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Anderson – Six years later

Anderson – Six years later

Manchester United beat Kitchee FC 5-2 in their final game of the pre-season tour of the East and Anderson got a rare 90 minute run out. That game marked the six year anniversary of Anderson Luis de Abreu Oliveira being granted a work permit to play in the UK, and four days later the boy [...]

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STATS: Our midfielders compared to Chelsea’s, City’s and Arsenal’s

STATS: Our midfielders compared to Chelsea’s, City’s and Arsenal’s

Passing – Arteta has made more successful passes than any other player this season (2517), followed by Carrick (2443) and Yaya Toure (2246). – Arteta has averaged a higher number of passes per game than any other player this season (80.9), followed by Toure (78.9) and Carrick (77.1). These three are separated by at least [...]

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STATS: Season review – The midfield

STATS: Season review – The midfield

- Our most accurate passer in midfield is Scholes (92.4%), followed by Cleverley (90.2%) and Kagawa (89.7%). – Our most accurate midfield passer in the attacking half is Scholes (90%), followed by Cleverley and Kagawa (85%). – Kagawa has more touches of the ball than any other player in midfield (1.32 per minute), followed by [...]

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RoM Season Review: The midfield

RoM Season Review: The midfield

Michael Carrick It has only taken seven years for Carrick to get his own song and the praise he deserves. The players aren’t stupid though and voted him their Player of the Year. Think about this: United have never finished outside the top two with Carrick in central midfield. Paul Scholes In the summer of [...]

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Anderson’s appalling fitness record

Anderson’s appalling fitness record

Anderson has been at Manchester United for six seasons but has only played 90 minutes in 19 of the 96 league games he has played in, which works out at less than 20%. He has averaged 16 appearances a season in the league since joining the club and played for the full 90 minutes in [...]

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Anderson: Trying To Leave or Loves United?

Anderson: Trying To Leave or Loves United?

An interview with Anderson was published in Globo Esporte today which claimed that our Brazilian wasn’t happy at United and had tried to leave the club several times. “What can I say? I have three more years of contract, I have tried to leave many times and never succeeded to do so,” he reportedly said. [...]

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Bad News On Anderson

The club have confirmed that Anderson has pulled his hamstring which almost certainly means he won’t play next weekend against Manchester City. I had to say I told you so, trust me, but I have predicted for a while that this injury was coming. This is his sixth season at United but his time here [...]

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VIDEO: Anderson, Rooney and RvP Goals vs Reading

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Finally! Ando Starts!

After several top performances from the bench in the league, as well as solid displays when starting in the cups, Sir Alex Ferguson has finally decided to start Anderson in the league. He came on for the last half an hour against QPR when we were 1-0 down. We were 3-1 up within 15 minutes [...]

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