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After the lull of the World Cup, the Premier League transfer merry-go-round is beginning to reach top speed. Samuel Green on what to expect before the deadline on 31 August

Ferguson 'comfortable' with current Manchester United squad

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has played down the prospect of further new faces arriving at Old Trafford this summer and insists he is happy with the players at his disposal going into the new season.

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Fletcher longs to remain a Red Devil

Scotland midfielder Darren Fletcher has revealed the hunger that drives him on daily at Manchester United.

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Manchester United captain Gary Neville has been ruled out of the club's summer tour because of injury.

Phelan praises Manchester United signing Hernandez

Javier Hernandez could become "a major influence" at Old Trafford, according to Manchester United assistant manager Mike Phelan.

Ferdinand set to be fit for start of season after rapid recovery

Rio Ferdinand is likely to start the season with Manchester United after making a quicker-than-expected recovery from the knee injury that forced him out of the World Cup. United confirmed yesterday that Ferdinand would be ready to play again 10 weeks after sustaining the injury in England's first training session of their disastrous World Cup campaign. That would put him in line to play the opening fixture against Newcastle at Old Trafford or away to Fulham the weekend after.

Manchester United quell Joe Cole transfer rumours

Manchester United have distanced themselves from a bid for Joe Cole.

Fulham sign Senderos from Arsenal

Fulham have announced the signing of central defender Philippe Senderos from Arsenal on a three-year contract.

Red Knights end Manchester United bid plans

The Red Knights' dreams of rescuing Manchester United from the grips of the Glazer family have come to a dead end.

Glazers not interested in selling Manchester United

The Glazer family have slapped a 'not-for-sale' notice on Manchester United.

Manchester United will not spend big says Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson may add just one more player to his Manchester United squad this summer as he plots to regain the Barclays Premier League title from Chelsea.

Ferguson: We will not replace Foster

Sir Alex Ferguson indicated last night that he does not intend to buy another goalkeeper to replace Ben Foster, whose £6m sale to Birmingham City has been concluded, and that he may add only one more player to his squad this summer.

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