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PICTURE: United players’ tributes to Darren Fletcher

PICTURE: United players’ tributes to Darren Fletcher

Adnan Januzaj, Michael Carrick, Rafael da Silva, Ander Herrera and David de Gea have taken to Instagram to say farewell to Darren Fletcher after his free transfer to West Brom.

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Fletch: United are a fantastic club

Darren Fletcher has been with Manchester United since he was 11 and he’s 31 now. It was confirmed today that he is moving to West Brom in a bid to get more playing time, having missed out on several years of his career due to an aggressive bowel disease. Fletcher claims he is leaving the [...]

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Fletch: United didn’t want me to leave

After completing his free transfer to West Brom, Darren Fletcher has revealed the club didn’t want him to leave, but were keen to make sure that he could find the playing time he wanted elsewhere. I spoke to the manager about not playing as much as I wanted and the club didn’t really want me [...]

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PICTURE: Fletcher’s United career

PICTURE: Fletcher’s United career

Pictures documenting Darren Fletcher’s career at Manchester United.

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Farewell Fletch

Manchester United has confirmed that Darren Fletcher has left the club for West Brom on a free transfer. Last week it looked as though he was set to join West Ham but the deal fell through after the London club changed their mind to wanting him on loan until the end of the season, with [...]

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PICTURE: Fletcher at team hotel tonight in United gear… before travelling to West Brom

PICTURE: Fletcher at team hotel tonight in United gear… before travelling to West Brom

The Evening News took pictures of Darren Fletcher arriving at the United team hotel ahead of tomorrow’s game against Cambridge at Old Trafford. However, reports suggest that he is now in West Brom having a medical.

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LvG: West Ham changed their minds on Fletcher’s contract

Over the past week, Darren Fletcher has been strongly linked with a move to West Ham. He was in London yesterday to complete his medical and sign the contract. It has been confirmed today that the deal has fallen through though, with Louis van Gaal revealing that the London club changed their minds, and decided [...]

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Fletcher – The man West Ham need to get them on track

I guess the word for Fletcher is probably industrious, but to West Ham he’d be so much more than that. Last season Big Sam’s side struggled. Lacking a midfielder with the bollocks to demand the ball off the defence, it was hoofed high and long to strikers for whom the word “ungainly” probably implies a [...]

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PICTURE: Fletcher as a child with Ferguson

PICTURE: Fletcher as a child with Ferguson

Darren Fletcher is on the verge of signing for West Ham. Here he is as a child with Sir Alex Ferguson.

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LvG: Fletcher is joining West Ham

Louis van Gaal has confirmed that Darren Fletcher is undergoing a medical at West Ham. He is now at West Ham, I believe, so we have to wait and see. He is my third captain so he is an important guy in the dressing room. I like him as a person and as a human [...]

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Reports in Spain: Valencia want Fletcher

Darren Fletcher is considering an offer from Valencia this week, reports Conrado Valle from AS in Spain. Valencia have contacted Darren Fletcher about signing him in the winter transfer window. The Mestalla club want Manchester United’s Scottish midfielder to strengthen their midfield. Fletcher, who is out of contract at the end of the season, is [...]

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Carrick replaces Fletch as United’s vice captain

Carrick replaces Fletch as United’s vice captain

Louis van Gaal has confirmed that from this point on, Michael Carrick will be Manchester United’s vice-captain, not Darren Fletcher. “I have three captains,” said Van Gaal. “You have a sequence: Wayne Rooney is one, Carrick is two, Fletcher three. He [Carrick] brings a lot of experience but also a lot of composure. He can [...]

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Fletcher: I owe everything to Ferguson

Darren Fletcher has spoken today about his life since being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2008, an illness which threatened to finish his football career. United’s vice-captain has singled out Sir Alex Ferguson for praise, thanking the manager for everything he did for him and his family. For everything he has done for me in [...]

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Why Rooney won’t Wayne on my parade

Why Rooney won’t Wayne on my parade

It was bound to happen. It always does with a new relationship. The first few months are like a fairytale, they draw you in and fill you with hope and before you know it you’re swept into a whirlwind romance showing no signs of letting up. It wasn’t like this last time around. The last [...]

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Home comforts could be key to success for LVG

Home comforts could be key to success for LVG

As the pre-season tour continues into any U.S city that will take us – much to the annoyance of the new manager – we are starting to learn more and more about the system being implemented Louis van Gaal.  If the short pre-season so far this year has taught us anything, it is the importance [...]

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