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Martinez insists that he won’t sell Barkley

Roberto Martinez has insisted that will not sell Ross Barkley in January amid links with a move to Manchester United, the Mirror understands.

The Everton manager says that even a bid that would rival what Real Madrid paid for Gareth Bale last summer would not help change his mind.

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Van Persie and Vidic to miss Leverkusen clash

Manchester United will be without Robin van Persie and Nemanja Vidic for this evening’s Champions League clash with Bayer Leverkusen.

Both missed Sunday’s draw with Cardiff City, and neither flew with the squad to Germany despite Vidic taking part in training ahead of the trip.

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Carrick and Vidic sign new deals

Manchester United duo Michael Carrick and Nemanja Vidic have both signed new contacts with the club, the Daily Star understands.

England international Carrick has put pen to paper on a new two year deal which could see him end his career with the current Premier League champions, while club captain Vidic has extended his deal by a further twelve months.

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Van Persie to face late test ahead of Baggies clash

Manchester United will be hoping to bounce back from last Sunday’s derby disappointment when they host West Bromwich Albion on Saturday afternoon.

The Capital One cup victory over Liverpool midweek will have gone some way in repairing the damage caused by the 4-1 defeat at the Etihad Stadium, but manager David Moyes’ will undoubtedly be looking for all three points against a side who scored five the last time they faced United.

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United hammered in Manchester derby

Manchester United have slipped to eight place in the Premier League after being thumped 4-1 by neighbours Manchester City on Sunday afternoon.

City opened the scoring on sixteen minutes through Sergio Aguero, before Yaya Toure doubled their advantage on the stroke of half-time.

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United compete Fellaini deal

Manchester United competed the signing of Marouane Fellaini just in time, after agreeing a fee of £27.5m with Everton.

The Belgium midfielder has been chased by David Moyes all summer, and is one of three new arrivals at Old Trafford, along with Uruguay U20 defender Guillermo Varela, and highly rated Swiss teenager Saidy Janko.

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Baines keen on United move

Leighton Baines has asked his manager Roberto Martinez and chairman Bill Kenwright to agree a deal to sell him to Manchester United, the Independent understands.

The England left-back has been the subject of three failed bids from the Premier League champions, the latest of which a joint effort to sign both him and midfielder Marouane Fellaini.

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