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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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Moyes praises Martinez ahead of Everton clash

Manchester United manager David Moyes has paid tribute to Roberto Martinez, the man who replaced the Scot at Goodison Park, Sky Sports understands.

The two sides meet at Old Trafford tomorrow evening, with the Merseyside club currently sitting three places and two points above United with thirteen games played.

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United preparing new bid for Everton duo

Manchester United are lining up an improved bid for Everton duo Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines after seeing a bid of £28m rejected out of hand, the Metro understand.

David Moyes will now reportedly offer £35m, with £20m of that weighted toward the Belgian international; a figure which the club believe will be enough to land both players.

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Moyes set to face media

David Moyes is set for his first press conference as Manchester United manager this afternoon, with one subject in particular expected to dominate proceedings.

Questions still remain over the future of Wayne Rooney, who has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford since former manager Sir Alex Ferguson claimed that the player has handed in a transfer request toward the end of last season.

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United appoint Neville and Giggs as coaches

Manchester United have named Phil Neville as first team coach, and made Ryan Giggs a player coach from immediate effect.

Neville returns to Old Trafford after eight years with Everton, where he played under new United manager David Moyes, and the 36 year old arrived at Carrington this morning ahead of commencing his new role.

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United closing in on Strootman

Reports in Holland indicate that PSV Eindhoven midfielder Kevin Strootman is set to be David Moyes first signing as Manchester United manager.

According to the Daily Star, Moyes first chased the Dutch international during his time at Everton, requesting detailed scouting reports with a view to taking him to Goodison Park.

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