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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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Baines set for new Everton deal

The Mirror understands that Leighton Baines is on the verge of agreeing a new long-term contract with Everton, all but ending Manchester United’s hopes of signing him this month.

The England international has been linked with a move to the Premier League champions ever since his former manager David Moyes took the reins at Old Trafford.

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