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Van Persie can get even better at Manchester United, says Moyes

Van Persie can obtain even better at Manchester United, says Moyes

Manchester United manager David Moyes says Robin van Persie can obtain even better at Old Trafford.After moving from Arsenal, the Dutchman finished his first campaign with the Red Devils as the Premier League’s top scorer with 26 goals last season.The striker has already opened his account for this season, netting twice in United’s 4-1 win over Swansea on Saturday yet Moyes thinks there is still room for improvement.”I hope he can obtain better,” Moyes told reporters. “His goals at Swansea were top goals, those of a top goalscorer, & you can see the difference it makes.” Moyes moreover revealed he was impressed with Van Persie’s all-round game at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday, not purely his goalscoring.”I’ve received to say at the moment, with the way I’ve seen him, world class is sometimes used quite loosely yet I think it’d be complex not to put him in that category that’s for sure,” he added.”We’re talking approximately his goals, yet at Swansea, when he received the ball into him, with his hold up play & how he brought people into the game, that was impressive as well. “He has an all-round game & we want to keep supplying him & donate him every opportunity to score.”The United boss moreover feels there is a hunger approximately Van Persie & a tremendous desire to win more trophies, after claiming the Premier League for the first time last term.”I asked the players the other day how many medals had they won. [Ryan] Giggs had won 13, quite a few of them had won five or six & Robin said he’d only won one,” he added.”So for me, the challenge is for Robin to keep trying to win medals & I think he’s received it, I think he’s driven to do it.”

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Soccer-United bids for Fellaini, Baines insulting – Everton

Soccer-United bids for Fellaini, Baines insulting - Everton

* United offered 28 million pounds, say reports

* Bid described as “derisory & insulting” (Adds background)

Aug 19 (Reuters) – Everton have described as “derisory & insulting” a double bid from Premier League champions Manchester United for Marouane Fellaini & Leighton Baines.

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Soccer-United bids for Fellaini and Baines insulting, say Everton

Soccer-United bids for Fellaini & Baines insulting, say Everton

Aug 19 (Reuters) – Everton have described as “derisory & insulting” a double bid from Premier League champions Manchester United for Marouane Fellaini & Leighton Baines.

According to media reports United, now managed by former Everton boss David Moyes, offered a total of 28 million pounds ($43.72 million) for Belgium midfielder Fellaini & England defender Baines.

“Everton can confirm it has received bids from Manchester United for two players,” director of communications Alan Myers said in a statement on Monday. “Those bids were immediately rejected out of hand as derisory & insulting.

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Rangel laments 'two minutes of madness' in Manchester United defeat

Rangel laments 'two minutes of madness' in Manchester United defeat

Angel Rangel bemoaned “two minutes of madness” as Swansea City slipped to a heavy opening-day Premier League defeat to Manchester United.Robin van Persie & Danny Welbeck netted in quickfire fashion, as they set the champions on their way to a 4-1 win in David Moyes’s first league game in charge.Wilfried Bony fired a consolation goal home for the Welsh side on his Premier League debut, yet it ultimately counted for little, with both United scorers netting again either side of the new man’s strike.”Obviously we’re disappointed,” Rangel told the club’s official website. “We hadn’t lost a game up until now, including preseason, so sometimes it’s a satisfactory thing to have a result like this.”It was two minutes of madness, really, & it ended up changing the game.”If they hadn’t scored the second goal, then I think we would have had a chance in the second half. That killed it, really, yet we gave it everything & we have to accept the defeat & move on.”It puts things into perspective, because we have to obtain used to losing as well as winning.”Michael Laudrup’s side next faces Romanian outfit Petrolul Ploiesti for a place in the Europa League group stage, & Rangel is hoping for a satisfactory performance in order to put their heavy loss behind them.”Thursday’s game will assist us forget the defeat & it is one of those games that we want to win at home,” Rangel said. “I thought we played well [on Saturday] & created lots of chances, yet they were clinical & the finishing was the difference in the end.”

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