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The Guardian Sep 23, 2014
Phil Neville: Manchester United must spend £100m to be title contenders

Phil Neville: Manchester United must spend £100m to be title contenders

Former player believes new central defender is priority Neville backs Chris Smalling and Phil Jones to show worthFormer Manchester United defender Phil Neville believes this summers big spending by the Red Devils will need to be repeated in future transfer windows before the club can again be seen as title contenders.Last seasons seventh-placed finish in the Barclays Premier League led new coach Louis van Gaal, appointed in place of David Moyes, to splash out over £150m on Ángel Di María, Luke Shaw, Ander Herrera, Marcos Rojo, Daley Blind and loan signing Radamel Falcao,.

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