A tough month or two for Angel Di Maria reached some sort of nadir this weekend. The reported comments of Charly Rexach, the former Barcelona coach and recently appointed member of the club's new technical committee, that the Argentina midfielder had been "too ugly" for Real Madrid accompanied another flat performance for his new club Manchester United against Sunderland. Di Maria's quiet Saturday afternoon saw him hooked in favour of Adnan Januzaj at the interval, giving him some extra time to stew...
Manchester United are waiting to discover how long striker Robin van Persie will spend on the sidelines.
Van Persie, 31, will not feature in United's game at Newcastle on Wednesday with the ankle injury he suffered during Saturday's 2-1 defeat to Swansea City.
The Netherlands captain has already sat out Saturday's 2-0 win over Sunderland and while United are assessing him, they are unsure how much matches he will miss.
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