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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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United back in for Mata

Manchester United are preparing a bid for Chelsea’s out-of-favour midfielder Juan Mata, according to the Telegraph.

The Spain international has been regularly linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge since the start of the season, with the champions often mentioned as potential suitors.

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Rooney banned for Newcastle clash

Manchester United will be without Wayne Rooney for tomorrow’s visit of Newcastle United after receiving his fifth booking of the season in Wednesday evening’s defeat to Everton.

Robin van Persie and Shinji Kagawa are both doubtful through injury and illness respectively, though Phil Jones could return after serving his ban.

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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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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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Welbeck and Jones set to miss Leverkusen clash

Manchester United look to be without England pair Danny Welbeck and Phil Jones for this evening’s Champions League group opener with Bayer Leverkusen.

Both players missed training on Monday ahead of the game, with striker Welbeck struggling with a knee problem, and defender Jones with an ankle injury.

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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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Evans: Only Ronaldo and RVP were certain of their place under Sir Alex

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has said that only two players owned their shirts during his time under Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford, the Mirror understands.

One of those was striker Robin Van Persie and the other Cristiano Ronaldo, with Wayne Rooney a notable omission.

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Pique: Fabregas won’t leave

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has said that his former club are ‘wasting their time’ trying to sign Cesc Fabregas, the Metro understands.

David Moyes is reported to be lining up a final bid of £35m for the Spain midfielder, though Pique, who spend four years at Old Trafford prior to his move to the Catalan club, believes they have no chance of securing his services.

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