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The Guardian Aug 13, 2014
Five talking points from Manchester Uniteds win over Valencia

Five talking points from Manchester Uniteds win over Valencia

Will Wayne Rooney being named captain have an impact on Robin van Persie and how deep are Louis van Gaals concerns before the Premier League opener against Swansea?
Swansea City's Lukasz Fabianski eyes big day at Manchester United...

Swansea City's Lukasz Fabianski eyes big day at Manchester United...

MANCHESTER United won the Premier League title when Lukasz Fabianski's made his sole appearance at Old Trafford.Five years on, he returns this weekend determined to ensure United endure a bleaker afternoon.Swansea City's new goalkeeper was part of an Arsenal side which featured the likes of Robin van Persie, Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri and went north in May 2009 looking to derail United's title bid.It was the penultimate game of the season, and Sir Alex Ferguson's team needed a point to seal...
The Guardian Aug 3, 2014
Robin van Persie to miss start of Premier League season, says Van Gaal

Robin van Persie to miss start of Premier League season, says Van Gaal

Manchester United forward given extended holiday Robin wants to play every game but so do other 30 players Match report: Real Madrid 1-3 Manchester UnitedRobin van Persie is set to miss Manchester Uniteds opening Premier League match against Swansea City after being given an extended break following the World Cup.Van Persie, 30, did not travel with United on their pre-season tour of the United States which continued with a 3-1 win over Real Madrid on Saturday night and will not appear in the final friendly against Valencia at Old Trafford on 12 August, four days before their first league...

Van Persie to miss start of the season

The Dutchman has not featured for the Reds in pre-season after being given an extended break due to his exploits in the World Cup.
The Busby Babe Aug 3, 2014
Robin van Persie to miss start of season

Robin van Persie to miss start of season

Having been given an extended post-World Cup break, Robin van Persie will miss the start of the Premier League season. Manchester United striker and Louis van Gaal's best mate Robin van Persie will miss the start of the Premier League season as he gets up to full fitness. The Dutch international, who starred for van Gaal's Netherlands side at the World Cup in Brazil, has missed the pre-season tour of the United States and will only begin his preparations for the new season on Monday. Quoted in the Mirror, van Gaal said: "Robin will begin training on Monday, but he won't play in the...
Netherlands coach calls for Van Persie feud to end

Netherlands coach calls for Van Persie feud to end

The United striker has a difficult relationship with Guus Hiddink's assistant Pierre van Hooijdonk and the national team boss wants their issues resolved.
Giggs: Evans, Smalling or Jones could be United's next captain

Giggs: Evans, Smalling or Jones could be United's next captain

Rooney and Van Persie are favourites to get the armband, but Reds assistant says one of the younger players could still get the nod.

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