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The Guardian Sep 12, 2014

Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers: match preview

Can Louis van Gaal finally win a first Manchester United game at the fifth attempt? And will he change the 3-5-2 shape that has been so sluggish and unconvincing? These are the pressing issues for the Dutchman as a Queens Park Rangers containing Rio Ferdinand roll into an Old Trafford that has become the Theatre of Nightmares rather than its more famous moniker.This could be the start of a star-studded United era as Radamel Falcao, Angel Di Maria, Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie and Juan Mata all vie for a starting berth in Van Gaals XI. United, surely, cannot fail to win again, can they?...
Disappointment for Blind and Van Persie on Netherlands duty

Disappointment for Blind and Van Persie on Netherlands duty

The Reds pair played 90 minutes as Guus Hiddink's side went down to a last-gasp winner against the Czech Republic.
The Guardian Sep 9, 2014
Robin van Persie: Manchester United players must adapt to Louis van Gaal

Robin van Persie: Manchester United players must adapt to Louis van Gaal

Striker says managers 3-5-2 system not to blame for poor form We have nothing else to do than execute whats in his mind Jones to have scan on hamstrong injury Rojo set for United debut against QPRRobin van Persie has told Manchester Uniteds players they have no excuses for failing to get to grips with new manager Louis van Gaals system and says the team must adapt fast.The Dutchman has introduced a 3-5-2 formation since taking over at Old Trafford this summer, with the team so far struggling to make it work having only managed two draws and defeat in their opening three Premier League games.
Van Persie excited by 'brilliant' United signings

Van Persie excited by 'brilliant' United signings

The Dutch striker is looking forward to meeting up with the Reds squad, and is also grateful for Ruud van Nistelrooy's advice.
United international round-up: Van Persie proves fitness, Blind, De Gea and Januzaj in action, Vidal injured again

United international round-up: Van Persie proves fitness, Blind, De Gea and Januzaj in action, Vidal injured again

Have a look at how some of United's stars got on for their international teams on Thursday night - and some bad news for potential target Vidal.
The Guardian Sep 3, 2014
Robin van Persie: I will fight Radamel Falcao for Manchester United place

Robin van Persie: I will fight Radamel Falcao for Manchester United place

Striker happy with competition for places at Old Trafford Van Persie dismisses invented claims he needs surgery Former player Paul Parker calls for Rooney to be dropped United to continue spending spree in January window Falcaos obsession with goals will spur Manchester UnitedRobin van Persie has said he welcomes competition from Manchester Uniteds new striker Radamel Falcao, and has dismissed claims that he needs surgery to solve an ongoing knee problem.Falcaos move to United on a £6m loan deal prompted renewed suggestions that Van Persies knee trouble could involve an extended lay-off, but...
The Busby Babe Sep 1, 2014
Robin van Persie to undergo knee surgery - reports

Robin van Persie to undergo knee surgery - reports

The press reckon that United's striker will need to go under the knife. Over on the transfer window side of things, the Falcao deal appears to be happening. Here, perhaps, is why. You'll recall Robin van Persie injured his knee ligaments last season against Olympiacos. You'll also recall that he didn't look particularly fit for the rest of the season. Well, according to the Mirror, United's medical staff recommended that he have surgery, which would have ruled him out of the World Cup. But after pressure from the Netherlands, Van Persie ended up managing the injury with rest ... and he...
The Guardian Aug 20, 2014
Manchester United boosted by Robin van Persies imminent return

Manchester United boosted by Robin van Persies imminent return

Van Persie set to feature against Sunderland Fellaini may have damaged ankle ligamentsRobin van Persie is likely to give Louis van Gaal a much-needed boost by being available for Manchester Uniteds trip to Sunderland on Sunday, with the striker finally nearing match fitness.Van Persie is yet to feature for the United manager due to his late return to training following Hollands third-place finish at the recent World Cup in Brazil.

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