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De Gea confident United can progress in Champions League

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has admitted that his side must ‘attack from the first minute’ as they try to salvage something from a disappointing campaign against Olympiakos in the second leg of their Champions League last sixteen tie, according to the Mirror.

The reigning Premier League champions fell to a ninth league defeat of the season in humiliating fashion at the weekend, losing 3-0 to fierce rivals Liverpool in a result which all but ended their slim hopes of finishing in the top four.

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United beat West Brom to rise to sixth

Manchester United moved to within nine points of the top-four after comfortably beating West Bromwich Albion 3-0 at the Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon.

Phil Jones gave the champions the lead on thirty-four minutes with a powerful header, before Wayne Rooney doubled the visitors’ advantage twenty minutes into the second half with his fourteenth goal of the season.

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United out for revenge as they travel to West Brom

Manchester United will be looking to avenge the 2-1 defeat the suffered to West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford back in September when they travel to the Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon.

Javier Hernandez, Nani and Phil Jones will all miss the game through injury, though Rafael and Jonny Evans are in line to feature after recovering from concussion and a calf problem respectively.

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Jones and Evans to miss Olympiakos first leg

Manchester United will be without defensive duo Phil Jones and Jonny Evans for this evening’s Champions League last sixteen first leg match against Olympiakos.

Nani will also miss the game through injury, while Juan Mata is cup tied having already played in the competition for Chelsea though Rafael and Danny Welbeck are both available.

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Jones set to return for Palace clash

Manchester United’s top four challenge restarts after a break of ten days with a trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon.

The Premier League champions, who have won just one of their last five games in all competitions, may welcome back Phil Jones after the defender recovered from the concussion that has kept him out of the last two weeks, though Nani and Jonny Evans are doubtful with hamstring and calf injuries respectively.

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Vidic to leave United in the summer

Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic will end his time with the club at the end of the season, Sky Sports understands.

The centre-back has been with United for the past eight years having signed from Spatak Moscow for around £7m, and has enjoyed great success during his time at Old Trafford.

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Jones hails Mata impact

Phil Jones believes that the arrival of Juan Mata has raised spirits at Manchester United, according to the Daily Star.

The Spain international completed his club record switch from Chelsea at the weekend, and made his debut in the 2-0 win over Cardiff City on Tuesday evening.

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Rooney and Van Persie remaiin doubtful for Chelsea clash

Wayne Rooney will face a late fitness test ahead of Manchester United’s clash with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

The England international has not played since the home defeat to Tottenham Hotspur on New Year’s Day, and was sent to Egypt for rehabilitation this week by manager David Moyes while Robin van Persie is also not guaranteed to feature, despite recovering from a thigh problem that has kept him out for the past month.

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Rooney and Van Persie set to return as United look to end losing streak

Manchester United will look to end a run of three straight defeats as they host Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

One of those losses of course came against Swansea, when the pair met at Old Trafford in the third round of the FA Cup last Sunday.

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United look to bounce back against Swans

Manchester United will look to bounce back from their New Year’s Day disappointment as they take on Swansea City at Old Trafford in the third round of the FA Cup.

The Premier League champions lost to Tottenham Hotspur to end a six game winning streak, and will be keen to progress as David Moyes looks to clinch major silverware in his first season as manager of the club.

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