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United set to fail in left-back pursuits

Manchester United are set to revive their interest in Everton left-back Leighton Baines when the transfer window reopens, according to the Mirror.

David Moyes was unsuccessful in his summer pursuit of the man he took to Goodison Park from Wigan Athletic back in 2006, and though the Toffee’s are determined to keep hold of their man, a fresh bid is expected.

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United short in defence ahead of Shakhtar clash

Manchester United face a defensive headache ahead of this evening’s Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk.

Nemanja Vidic, Patrice Evra and Chris Smalling are all doubtful for the match at Old Trafford after missing training on Monday, along with midfielder Marouane Fellaini.

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Moyes wants ‘scouting system shake-up’

David Moyes is set to shake-up his scouting system following criticism in the aftermath of the summer transfer window closing, the Mirror understands.

The recently appointed manager brought in just one major signing this summer, after securing a deal for Belgium international Marouane Fellaini, though he missed out on a number of other targets.

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Nani signs new five year deal

Luis Nani has put pen to paper on a new five year contract with Manchester United, the Metro understands.

The Portugal international, whose previous deal was set to expire at the end of this season, had been strongly linked with a move away from Old Trafford this summer with Arsenal, Roma, Juventus, Monaco and Paris Saint Germain all reportedly interested.

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Carrick welcomes Fellaini arrival

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has welcomed the arrival of Belgium international Marouane Fellaini, ESPN understands.

The arrival of the 25 year old ends David Moyes tireless search for a central midfielder, a position in which Carrick shone last season.

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United suffer Anfied defeat

David Moyes suffered his first competitive defeat as Manchester United manager, as Liverpool edged past the Premier League champions at Anfield yesterday afternoon.

The club have slipped to seventh position at this early juncture, though the can move up to second with victory over Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on Saturday week.

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United won’t sell Rooney before buying first

Manchester United have told Chelsea to hold off making a second approach for Wayne Rooney until they have made a marquee signing of their own, according to the Daily Star.

The Blues saw their initial offer of £20m for the England international rebuffed by the Premier League champions, though Jose Mourinho is determined to get his man.

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Moyes keen to keep Rooney

David Moyes has revealed the magnitude of his attempts to keep Wayne Rooney at Old Trafford, telling TalkSport that he has met the striker “three or four times” since he began work at the club.

The 50 year confirmed that the England international was not for sale in his first press conference as Manchester United manager last week, though there is still uncertainty surrounding the player’s opinion on the matter.

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