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August 27, 2014

Arturo Vidal
15:30 GMT

Manchester United may attempt to use a makeweight in any deal to sign Arturo Vidal from Juventus, with their concerns about the player's fitness likely to make a straight cash deal difficult to seal.

Albert Ebosse
14:54 GMT

The Algerian Ligue Professionnelle (LFP) and the Disciplinary Committee of the Algerian Football Federation (FAF) convened a meeting on Monday...

Louis van Gaal
13:32 GMT

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has insisted that he is not shocked by his side's four nil thrashing by the Milton Keynes Dons in Tuesday's Capital One League Cup encounter.

August 26, 2014

MK Dons 4-0 Manchester United: Van Gaal's side shocked by League One outfit
22:21 GMT

Will Grigg and Benik Afobe scored two goals apiece as a young Red Devils side were humbled in the League Cup second round to leave the Dutchman still without a victory

Samuel Eto'o
21:19 GMT

The Cameroonian striker, who spent last season at Chelsea, joins Romelu Lukaku in the attacking options available to Roberto Martinez as he pens a two-year contract

Angel Di Maria
20:53 GMT

The Red Devils have smashed their transfer record to lure the Argentine to Old Trafford, bringing their summer spend to in excess of €160 million as Louis van Gaal rebuilds

Mehdi Benatia
20:51 GMT

The Bundesliga champions have reached an agreement with Roma to bring the Morocco international to Germany on a five-year deal

Angel Di Maria
15:42 GMT

Manchester United fans have been forced to wait a little longer to get their new Angel Di Maria shirts printed after the stock ran short at the club's official shop.

Lucas Podolski
14:19 GMT

The Arsenal manager has been forced to re-think the German's future ahead of Wednesday's clash with Besiktas after Olivier Giroud was ruled out for 10 weeks with a foot injury

Angel Di Maria
05:58 GMT

Manchester United have reportedly agreed a British transfer record fee of £63.9 million for Real Madrid winger Angel di Maria.

Rayo Vallecano 0-0 Atletico Madrid: Champions begin title defence with dour draw
03:58 GMT

New signing Mario Mandzukic had his chances but the former Bayern Munich man failed to take any of them as the Rojiblancos were held by their city rivals

August 25, 2014

Manchester City 3-1 Liverpool: Jovetic & Aguero see off Reds
22:25 GMT

The Montenegro international scored either side of half-time before the Argentine netted within 20 seconds of coming on as a substitute in a dominant peformance by the hosts

Real Madrid 2-0 Cordoba: Benzema & Ronaldo ensure winning start for Los Blancos
21:20 GMT

The Frenchman opened the scoring on the half-hour mark before his Portuguese colleague sealed all three points for the hosts right at the death

Balotelli signs his Liverpool contract
18:16 GMT

The Reds have confirmed the arrival of the controversial Italy international, who only moved to the Rossoneri from Manchester City in January 2013, in a deal worth €20 million

Man City, Liverpool resume title hostilities
13:36 GMT

Manchester City and Liverpool will renew their rivalry beneath the Etihad Stadium floodlights today in the first major head-to-head encounter of the fledgling Premier League season.