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Paul Pogba Adds to United’s Woe after Being Ruled out of Manchester Derby

Manchester United have been dealt a major blow in their efforts to win the Manchester Derby after it has emerged that Paul Pogba is also unavailable for the game.


The world’s most expensive player appears to have suffered a muscle injury in the 2-0 win over Burnley during the weekend. United are looking to secure a win in this Manchester derby in order to move into the fourth spot of the Premier League table. After having witnessed Liverpool suffered a 2-1 loss against Crystal Palace, it is imperative that United take advantage of the two games in hand to close the gap on the Reds.

While there are doubts about the availability of Phil Jones and Chris Smalling, United are certainly boosted by the return of Ander Herrera and Antonio Valencia. Mourinho has tried to play down the significance of the rivalry between United and City coming into the game. Continue reading

Vidic back for Villa clash

Manchester United will be looking to bounce back from their derby day disappointment when they take on Aston Villa at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon.

The champions welcome back Nemanja Vidic from suspension though fellow defenders Chris Smalling and Jonny Evans are doubtful with hamstring and calf problems respectively and Robin van Persie remains out with a knee injury.

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Robson urges strong finish from United

Former Manchester United captain Bryan Robson has called for Manchester United to finish the season strongly and secure qualification for the Europa League, according to the Mirror.

The reigning Premier League champions sit eighteen points behind league leaders Chelsea after Tuesday evening’s 3-0 home defeat to neighbours Manchester City.

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Rooney wondergoal inspires United to victory at West Ham

Manchester United kept alive their slim hopes of securing a top four finish with a comfortable 2-0 victory over West Ham United at the Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon.

Wayne Rooney opened the scoring in superb fashion on just eight minutes, lobbing Hammers’ keeper Adrian from just inside the hosts’ half.

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United aiming to bounce back in the league after Liverpool horror show

Manchester United will be hoping to take the momentum gained from Wednesday evening’s Champions League last sixteen second leg victory over Olympiakos when they travel to West Ham United in Saturday’s late kick-off in the Premier League.

Top scorer Robin van Persie could feature despite being stretchered off at Old Trafford midweek, while Jonny Evans is also pushing for a return after missing almost two months through injury.

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Rooney frustrated with Liverpool and City form

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has admitted his frustration at the form of both Liverpool and Manchester City this season, according to the Metro.

The Premier League champions are eleven points behind Brendan Rodgers’ side ahead of their clash on Sunday afternoon, whilst City are nine points ahead of their neighbours with two games in hand and Rooney has said that is it ‘difficult’ to see the two sides doing well at a time when United have stuttered.

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Inter confirm Vidic deal

Inter Milan have confirmed that they are to sign Nemanja Vidic from Manchester United at the end of the season, according to the Mail Online.

The Serie A giants have been favourites to secure the services of the Serbian, who announced last month that he would be leaving Old Trafford in the summer after eight years in Manchester.

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History repeats itself as Van Persie and Rooney secure 2-0 win over Palace

Just as they did in the reverse fixture at Old Trafford back in November, goals from Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney secured a 2-0 win for Manchester United over Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon.

Again, like earlier in the season, it was a spot-kick from Van Persie that put the champions in front though this time around they had to wait until after half time to make the breakthrough.

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No fresh injury concerns ahead of Arsenal clash

Manchester United will be keen to bounce back from the weekend’s disappointing draw against Fulham against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium this evening.

The point made it just seven from eighteen available in the Premier League in 2014, and left them a massive fifteen behind leaders Chelsea.

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United held by bottom of the table Fulham

Manchester United dropped more points at home as Darren Bent’s late equaliser secured a draw for Fulham on Rene Meulensteen’s return to Old Trafford yesterday afternoon.

Steve Sidwell fired the visitor’s in front inside twenty minutes, only for Robin van Persie and Michael Carrick to turn the match on its head late in the second half.

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