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Van Persie hat-trick secures United progress

A hat-trick from Robin van Persie helped secure Manchester United’s progress into the Champions League quarter finals, as the Premier League side beat Olympiakos 3-0 at Old Trafford yesterday evening.

United, who needed to win by a three goal margin in order to remain in the competition, took the lead on twenty-five minutes when Van Persie converted a penalty he himself had won, after being barged in the back by Jose Holebas.

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United overhaul could hamper pre-season

Manchester United manager David Moyes is facing the prospect of having a depleted squad for their preseason tour of America, according to the Mail Online.

Rio Ferdinand looks set to follow fellow centre-back Nemanja Vidic and midfielder Anderson out of the club at the end of the season, while there is uncertainty over the future of a number of other players in the Scots’ squad.

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Dortmund to offer Gundogan new deal

Borussia Dortmund are set to offer Ilkay Gundogan a new contract in a bid to stave off interest from Manchester United, according to the Mirror.

The Germany midfielder is set to be out of contract at the end of the season, and manager Jurgen Klopp is keen to not lose another of his prize assets after Robert Lewandowski agreed his summer move to Bayern Munich this week.

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United await European fate

Manchester United will discover on Monday who they will face in the knockout stages of this season’s Champions League.

The Premier League champions will be draw against one from Borussia Dortmund, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Paris Saint Germain or holders Bayern Munich.

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Kagawa – Reus swap deal on the cards?

Manchester United are planning deal that would see Shinji Kagawa return to Borussia Dortmund with Marco Reus moving in the opposite direction, the Express understands.

Kagawa, who arrived at Old Trafford last summer , has been used sparingly by David Moyes this season sparking rumours of a transfer back to the Bundesliga.

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United stay top despite stalemate

Manchester United remained top of their Champions League group despite being held to a goalless draw by Real Sociedad yesterday evening.

Substitute Robin van Persie missed a penalty after Ashley Young went down in the area, though the England international has once again faced criticism for allegedly diving while Marouane Fellaini was dismissed a minute from time after picking up a second yellow card.

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Giggs happy with new role

Ryan Giggs has said that he is enjoying his new role at Manchester United, despite the clubs stuttering start to the season.

The winger, who turns 40 next month, was installed as player-coach following David Moyes appointment as manager in the summer having spent his entire career at Old Trafford.

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Lewandowski ‘would consider’ Premier League move

Manchester United have been put on alert following Robert Lewandowski’s claims that moving to a Premier League club would be ‘a great experience’, the Mirror understands.

The Borussia Dortmund striker last month denied reports that he is ready to sign a pre-contract agreement with European Champions Bayern Munich, with Chelsea, Manchester City and United waiting in the wings.

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Kagawa frustrated at lack of action

Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa has spoken of his frustration at being side-lined by new Manchester United manager David Moyes, Sky Sports understands.

The Japan international, who moved to United from Borussia Dortmund last summer, hasn’t featured in any of the clubs three league matches so far this season, with his only appearance coming as a late substitute in the Community Shield win over Wigan Athletic.

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United handed comfortable draw in Champions League group stage

Manchester United have been handed a favourable draw in the group stages of this seasons Champions League.

The Premier League champions will face Shakhtar Donetsk, Bayer Leverkusen and Real Sociedad; with their campaign beginning against the Bundesliga side at Old Trafford on September 17th.

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