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...
Newcastle head coach John Carver says he "understands the frustrations" of Manchester United fans over the club's style of play under Louis Van Gaal.
Discontent has not been slow to bubble during an indifferent season at Old Trafford with mounting calls for Wayne Rooney to be permanently redeployed as the club's main striker.
Rooney reminded Van Gaal of his worth up front with a brace against Newcastle's north-east rivals Sunderland on Saturday but could drop back into midfield for Wednesday night's...
Louis van Gaal has come to the defence of Angel Di Maria after the midfielder's Manchester United career reached a new low when he was taken off at half-time in Saturday's 2-0 win over Sunderland.
Di Maria is the most expensive player in the history of British football but the 59.7 million-pound record signing has lost form after a bright start to his time at Old Trafford.
But Van Gaal believes the former Real Madrid midfielder has the quality to bounce back and believes he could be a world-beater...
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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