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TRANSFER TALK Despite huge concerns over faltering defence, United beat Arsenal and Manchester City to land Colombian superstar on season-long loan with option for a permanent deal
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Mexico striker Javier Hernandez celebrates scoring against Croatia
TRANSFER TALK United striker completes season-long loan switch to European champions
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Louis van Gaal (right) and Ryan Giggs look on from the touchline during the 4-0 MK Dons defeat
TRANSFER TALK £9m Falcao loan sees United's summer spending surpass £140m, just £71m shy of Sir Alex Ferguson's entire transfer outlay
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France’s Adrien Rabiot looks destined to reach the top soon
TRANSFER TALK PSG midfielder heading to Roma as French reports claim £11.9m move
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Arsene Wenger was reported to have been spotted at Heathrow Airport
TRANSFER TALK Arsenal manager on his way to Rome to referee charity match as fans vent anger at lack of strike options
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Micah Richards
TRANSFER TALK Manchester City defender pictured in Florence ahead of season-long Serie A switch
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Victor Valdes has played over 500 games for Barcelona
TRANSFER TALK Former Barcelona goalkeeper could become Brendan Rodgers' 10th summer signing
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Mario Balotelli has an early header on goal during his Liverpool debut against Tottenham
MATCH REPORTTottenham 0 Liverpool 3: Sterling, Gerrard and Moreno scored for the away side in a dominant performance at White Hart Lane
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MATCH REPORTAston Villa 2 Hull City 1: Paul Lambert's Villa continue their unbeaten start to the Premier League season
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Everton 3 Chelsea 6
MATCH REPORTEverton 3 Chelsea 6: Chelsea came out on top in a nine-goal thriller against Everton encapsulated in two frantic goalscoring spells in either half
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MATCH REPORTBurnley 0 Manchester United 0: Louis van Gaal's problems mounted at Turf Moor as Angel Di Maria hobbled off injured in an uninspiring draw
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MATCH REPORTManchester City 0 Stoke City 1: Mame Biram Diouf scored a sensational winner as Stoke claimed a shock 1-0 win over champions Manchester City
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MATCH REPORTNewcastle 3 Crystal Palace 3: Wilfried Zaha equalised late in Neil Warnock's first game in charge
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Nathan Dyer celebrates for Swansea
MATCH REPORTSwansea 3 West Brom 0: Swansea briefly went top of the Premier League as West Brom were swept aside at the Liberty Stadium
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MATCH REPORTWest Ham 1 Southampton 3: Morgan Schneiderlin scored twice as Southampton secured a first Premier League win for new manager Ronald Koeman by beating West Ham 3-1 at Upton Park
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TRANSFER TALK Fernando Torres spoke of his excitement at the new chapter in his career after arriving in Milan to finalise his move from Chelsea
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Angel Di Maria and Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford yesterday
COMMENTIAN HERBERT: Will any club or player do a single thing to make a difference in the real world?
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Jay Rodriguez in action for Southampton
TRANSFER TALK Spurs ready dramatic deadline day swoop
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Loic Remy signs for Chelsea
TRANSFER TALK Striker completes £10.5m move from Queens Park Rangers on eve of transfer deadline
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Shinji Kagawa, left, celebrates his assist for a goal from forward Javier Hernandez
TRANSFER TALK Two-year spell at United has come to an end
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Just the ticket: Steven Naismith’s gift of free entry to the jobless puts FA top brass to shame
If supporters begin to close bank accounts, switch broadband suppliers or shun satellite sales, their voices will be heard. It’s time for revolution, says Michael Calvin
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The giant banner displayed by Legia Warsaw supporters last night
Polish side were booted out of the Champions League for fielding an ineligible player against Celtic earlier this month
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Lip service: Mohamed Al Fayed (left) welcomes new Fulham owner Shahid Khan to Craven Cottage
The former Cottagers owner took exception after he was blamed for the club's current problems
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<b>Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)</b><br/>
<b>Age</b> 26<br/>
<b>Caps</b> 73<br/>
<b>England moment:</b> Sent off at the 2006 World Cup for stamping on Ricardo Carvalho. England go on to lose the quarter-final with Portugal on penalties.
REACTION It's been confirmed the Manchester United striker is now captain for both club AND country
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Sergio Aguero
EXCLUSIVE COLUMNWatching Manchester City on Monday night, the scale of the club’s ambitions was clear for anyone to see. They do not just want to be champions of England; this is a squad built to win the Champions League, too
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Michel Platini has ruled out opposing Sepp Blatter for Fifa’s top job

Tom Peck: Frenchman will not stand against his rival in race to be the head of football's global body

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Lawsuit aims to see a limit introduced on the number of times young players are allowed to head the ball
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Mario Balotelli's Beatles picture he posted on Instagram
Italian awaits Liverpool debut
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James Hanson (left) celebrates the winner for Bradford City after three late goals in four minutes saw them come from behind to beat Championship side Leeds
DRAWArsenal face Southampton, West Brom vs Hull and Crystal Palace against Newcastle
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Manuel Almunia pictured during his time at Watford
The stopper has retired from football following the discovery
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England's Frank Lampard and Steven Gerard train together ahead of Saturday's clash with Kazakhstan
COMMENTThe Independent's chief football writer looks back on the international career of Frank Lapard
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