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Manchester United Have Changed the Attitude and Style of Football, claimsJosé Mourinho

José Mourinho has admitted that he has drastically changed his style of football in order to satisfy the requirements of a club like Manchester United.

Known as a pragmatic manager, Mourinho has often placed a victory more than the style of the game. This has often led to many supporters being left treated with dour action at much of his previous clubs like Chelsea and Inter Milan. Mourinho made the first obvious change to attractive football when he took over at Real Madrid a few years ago.

Now, the Portuguese is once again requested to offer entertaining football as he is in charge of Manchester United – a club with great tradition when it comes to playingin a certain style. Since taking over from Louis van Gaal in the summer, Mourinho immediately set the target of winning the league and other multiple trophies. Continue reading

Roy Keane talks about what Manchester United needs to succeed

Roy Keane used to perform with Manchester United starting from 1993 until 2005, during this period of time; the Irishman was able to win a multitude of competitions including the Premier League and the Champions League as well as a few other pieces of silverware.

According to Keane, the current squad of Manchester United is nowhere close of winning the Premier League title as the Irishman has recently talked about the current situation of his former club and what he thinks that they need to do in order to start winning competitions on a consistent basis.

“If they are going to recruit again then whatever about good players, what United need is two or three characters so on their bad days they’re able to grind out results. Chelsea will be stronger next year, Arsenal, and Man City too with their new manager. It’s not going to get any easier. I don’t think they have enough characters in that team to get them back into winning league titles.” Roy Keane said as he voiced his thoughts about what Manchester United needs in order to become one of the elite clubs of Europe. Continue reading

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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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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Van Persie hails Rooney influence

Robin van Persie has said that playing alongside Wayne Rooney at Manchester United has improved him as a player, according to the Metro.

The Netherlands international finished his first season with United as the top scorer in the Premier League but has netted just eight in all competitions so far this campaign, though he has missed the last month with a thigh problem.

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Cleverley out of England double header

Tom Cleverley has been ruled out of England’s crucial World Cup qualifiers against Montenegro and Poland with a calf problem, according to Sky Sports.

The Manchester United midfielder was in line to win his twelfth cap this evening, as Roy Hodgson’s men look to take control of Group H.

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Rooney to miss Community Shield

Want-away Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is unlikely to feature in Sunday afternoon’s game at Wembley, where the Premier League champions will face FA Cup winners Wigan Athletic in the Community Shield.

Manager David Moyes has said that he doesn’t think that the England international, who is set to be the subject of a fresh transfer bid from Chelsea, will be fit to play at the weekend.

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United reject Chelsea offer for Rooney

Manchester United have rejected a player-plus-cash bid from Chelsea for Wayne Rooney, the Mirror understands.

The Blues are said to have offered United £10m plus either David Luiz or Juan Mata for the England international, who looks increasingly likely to be leaving Old Trafford.

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Palace keen on Zaha return

Crystal Palace officials have declared that they would ‘love’ to see former player Wilfred Zaha return to Selhurst Park on loan next season, ESPN understands.

The 20 year old became Sir Alex Ferguson’s final signing for Manchester United when he put pen to paper on a deal back in January, before going back to Palace for the remainder of the 2012/13 season.

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De Gea victorious in Israel

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has emerged victorious from the European under 21 Championships after helping his side to a 4-2 win against Italy in yesterday’s final in Jerusalem.

However, the man of the match was reported United target Thiago Alcantara, who’s first-half hat-trick set the Spaniards on route to victory.

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