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Manchester United defender Rafael has called for the players to stand up and take responsibility for the club's failing this season

Manchester United players must take blame for recent results, not David Moyes, says Rafael

United manager has taken most of the flak for the club's failing this season and the Brazilian right-back admits it is about time that the players stood up and took responsibilty

Fabio Coentrao has started only four games since United tried to sign him last summer

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David Moyes is keen to bolster competition in the left-back position

Marouane Fellaini has been backed to produce his best at Manchester United by international colleague and Premier League rival Vincent Kompany

Marouane Fellaini backed to return to form for Manchester United - by Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany

Despite the fierce rivalry in the city, Kompany believes that Fellaini has the talent to be a success at Old Trafford even though he has come under heavy criticism since his £27.5m move

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Manchester United manager David Moyes charged over comments in aftermath of Capital One Cup defeat to Sunderland

The United manager was furious with a penalty decision that went against his side

David Moyes shows his frustration on another difficult night for the United manager

Peter Schmeichel says Manchester United 'always recover' amid crisis under David Moyes

The Red Devils have lost their last three games in a row

Manchester United manager David Moyes looks on in downbeat fashion during his club's 2-1 defeat by Swansea

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Transfer news: Manchester United target Marco Reus' release clause not valid until next season - reports

United may have to look elsewhere as news breaks that Rues' clause isn't valid until the summer

Manchester United manager David Moyes has claimed supporters understand the need to look at

David Moyes backed to turn things around at Manchester United by Craig Brown

United crashed out of the FA Cup at the weekend

Michael Laudrup and David Moyes had mixed emotions after Swansea knocked Manchester United out of the FA Cup via a 2-1 victory

Manchester United v Swansea: Michael Laudrup hoping immediate Old Trafford rematch will spur on his side to repeat victory

Laudrup feels that a match against lesser opponents would see his side under-perform after FA Cup heroics

Arsene Wenger gestures on the sidelines during Arsenal's win over Newcastle

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger supports David Bernstein over manager responsibility claims

The former FA chairman had said that managers were setting a 'terrible example' for their players in the way they behave on the sidelines

Southampton's highly rated left-back Luke Shaw is a transfer target for Chelsea.

Transfer news: Southampton left-back Luke Shaw resists temptation of move to Chelsea or Manchester United

The England Under-21 international has been strongly linked with a move away from St Mary's

Esteban Cambiasso

Transfer news: Chelsea and Manchester United on alert after Esteban Cambiasso contract talks break down at Inter Milan

The Inter Milan midfielder may be allowed to leave this month with his contract due to expire at the end of the season

Manchester United manager David Moyes ahead of the Premier League clash with Tottenham

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A look ahead to this weekend's FA Cup third round fixture at Old Trafford

Analysis: David Moyes overseeing worst Manchester United home form for over a decade

The New Year's day defeat to Tottenham means United have now lost four Premier League games at Old Trafford this season

Manchester United target Robert Muric could be available for as little as £300,000 after a contract dispute with his current club Dinamo Zagreb

Transfer news: Manchester United could attempt to sign £6m-rated Dinamo Zagreb striker Robert Muric for just £300,000

The Croatia Under-17 international could be available on a free transfer plus compensation following a contract dispute with his current side

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