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The Divorce of Manchester United and Ruud van Nistelrooy

Breakups are never pretty. No matter how dream-like the early years have been, there is always the inevitable fallout and backbiting that goes on...

Who Will Manchester United Buy After Carrick?

Update: I've covered the Tevez and Senna rumours here. What we've been saying all along finally happened - Carrick rejected the new contract, told Jol...

Ferguson Says: Manchester United “Close” to Carrick Deal

Sir Alex Ferguson has been quoted by MUTV as saying that "we're close" to signing Carrick from Tottenham and that while there had been...

Manchester United Need Rossi To Replace Ruud

I'm not convinced that Manchester United have the transfer budget to attract another striker to fill Ruud's boots. Actually, let me rephrase that: I don't...

Taking another break – this time from the tabloid transfer gossip

There's a very good reason I subscribe to UEFA.com Magazine's RSS feed (in fact, you should as well): well written articles, always a fresh...

Manchester United “Sign” Carrick From Tottenham? Not Yet…

The Sun, The Independent and the Guardian are all harping about Manchester United signing Carrick from Tottenham next week. Let me clear things out...

Ruud’s Almost Gone And Finally, The Transfer Wheels Start Creakin’

I'll spare you the rumours and give the 'confirmed' news first: Manchester United are saying: "Manchester United give permission for Ruud van Nistelrooy to travel...

No Mascherano, No Simao, and definitely no Ruud swap for Carrick

Unrelated rant: I've been accused of turning SoccerLens into a Manchester United soapbox - the idea is, and always has been, to bring in...

Juventus Garage Sale Part 3 – Who’s Next?

Also Read: Juventus Garage Sale Part 1 and Part 2. Juventus coach Didier Deschamps is adamant that "no one is going anywhere" and that even...

Where Do Old Defenders Go?

If you are an Arsenal defender, you usually stay with the club until you're too old to run (with Cygan's case Arsene seems to...

Serie A Match Fixing Scandal – An Update

When I first read the original Serie A match-fixing verdict, it read like a political decision - this was a case where making a...

Liverpool’s Signings Look Good, But Will They Deliver?

Bellamy, Pennant, Aurelio, Gonzalez and Paletta. Unfancied players but each of them possessing undoubted talent. And for Liverpool and Benitez, they represent a bid...
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