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United’s wingers under scrutiny

David Moyes will be weighing up the merits of the players in his newly inherited Manchester United squad, with some changes in personnel expected this summer. The Scot will surely want to bring in a player or two of his own, and there may well be some exits from Old Trafford over the course of [...]

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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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Valencia: It’s Going To Be A Very Emotional Day

Valencia: It’s Going To Be A Very Emotional Day

Antonio Valencia has sung the praises of Sir Alex Ferguson, who signed him from Wigan in 2009, and claimed United need to beat Swansea today to do him justice. “I never thought this moment would arrive. It never seemed real to me that Sir Alex would actually leave,” said Valencia. “It’s going to be a [...]

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Valencia: Manchester is my home

Valencia: Manchester is my home

Last year Antonio Valencia parted company with his agent as he didn’t believe he needed one anymore. Having agreed a long term contract with the club he didn’t see the purpose of having an agent. “I do not want to move from Manchester I am very happy and so I separated from Diego (Herrera). I’m [...]

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VIDEO: Valencia and Van Persie Goals vs West Ham

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STATS: How Do Our Wingers Compare?

STATS: How Do Our Wingers Compare?

This season has been a disappointing one for our wingers with Nani, Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young all struggling for fitness and good form. Last season Valencia was voted player of the season by his team mates and the fans, whilst Nani was voted player of the season by his team mates the year before, [...]

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VIDEO: Brilliant Valencia Assist

Antonio Valencia assisted Ecuador’s opening goal in their 5-0 win over El Salvador. ———— Made in Manchester is available for just £3. Some of the best football writers take a player each, from Sir Bobby Charlton to Ryan Giggs, George Best to David Beckham, Duncan Edwards to Paul Scholes, and many more, with 30 articles [...]

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Valencia: United’s Approach Different Thanks To Last Season

Valencia: United’s Approach Different Thanks To Last Season

Antonio Valencia has hailed the attitude of this current United team and reckons the ability to bounce back from defeat is what keeps them successful. “I think that this attitude, concentration and mental strength are down to the manager and every day that he’s there,” he said. “Win or lose, you are in the next [...]

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VIDEO: Valencia Scores Against Portugal

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Valencia Set For Shock Return Against City?

Valencia Set For Shock Return Against City?

An account on Instagram that claims to belong to Antonio Valencia has hinted that he may make a surprise return to our starting XI today after Sir Alex Ferguson ruled him out yesterday. ————– bwin specials Fergie to tap his watch in second half injury time (90 mins or later) – Yes: Evens Man Utd [...]

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The Video That Someone Should Show Glen Johnson…

Glen Johnson called Antonio Valencia a “cheat” today after he earned the winning penalty for Manchester United in our 2-1 victory over Liverpool on Sunday. “It’s so frustrating because I’ve not touched him. It’s cheating at the end of the day. You don’t expect people to do that. This is one of the best leagues [...]

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Young: Valencia Has It All

Young: Valencia Has It All

Ashley Young has sung the praises of our latest number 7, Antonio Valencia, after he won the Fans’ and Players’ Player of the Season in 2011-2012. Young thinks that Valencia, who doesn’t have an agent, has it all and deserves all the praise that comes his way. “Last season he had everything,” he told Inside [...]

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Valencia: I’m Excited And Humbled By #7 Shirt

Antonio Valencia has again expressed his delight at being made Manchester United’s number 7 after Michael Owen was released this summer. “I’m excited to be wearing the no.7 shirt in the coming season,” he told the official site. “It’s a number I really respect because so many great players have worn the shirt and made [...]

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Valencia: I Humbly Accept Historic Shirt

Antonio Valencia has given his reaction to being given the #7 shirt for next season, following on in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo, Eric Cantona and George Best. “I take the shirt with pride, but also with humility,” said Valencia. “The number 7 is very special. In recent years, few players have worn it. When [...]

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PICTURE: Valencia Back In A Wigan Shirt

PICTURE: Valencia Back In A Wigan Shirt

Antonio Valencia was in Honduras last week helping former Wigan team mate, Wilson Palacios, with the opening of a sports complex, along with Maynor Figueroa. “He had two years at Wigan when we arrived,” said Palacios. “We have a very good relationship with Figueroa. He is a good friend and supported us when we were [...]

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