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Both parties are cleared after an accusation is made against the manager

Rio Ferdinand is presented as a QPR player

Rio Ferdinand reveals Ryan Giggs wanted him to remain at Manchester United

van Gaal's arrival appears to have been the deciding factor in QPR move

Arturo Vidal in action at the World Cup

Manchester United transfer news: Arturo Vidal bid of £48m imminent - reports

Louis van Gaal hopes to tempt Chile international to Old Trafford with bumper pay deal

Thomas Vermaelen believes Arsenal need to focus on their Premier Leagu campaign despite the FA Cup final distraction

Thomas Vermaelen transfer latest: Liverpool enter the race to sign Arsenal captain Vermaelen as Calum Chambers deal nears completion

Vermaelen has been linked with both Manchester United and Barcelona but Liverpool are reportedly interested in the Belgium international

Manchester United defender Rafael has been forced to fly home from the tour of the United States with a groin injury

Manchester United pre-season tour: Rafael forced to fly home after defender picks up groin injury

Rafael will have further treatment after picking up the injury in the win over Roma on Friday

Juan Mata and Wayne Rooney celebrate during the 3-2 win over AS Roma

Manchester United latest: Angel Di Maria move no closer as Juan Mata emerges as Louis van Gaal's favoured No 10 as prospect of signing

The Spanish playmaker signed from Chelsea has made a big impression on the new Manchester United manager and can expect to play a key role in the season ahead

Wilfred Zaha pictured during Manchester United's pre-season tour

Louis van Gaal denies problem with Wilfried Zaha despite Manchester United forward being given no game time

The former Crystal Palace player has been hoping for a fresh start following the departure of David Moyes

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Kevin Strootman

Manchester United transfer news: £79m offer for Kevin Strootman needed for Roma to 'think about it'

Louis van Gaal is keen on linking up with the Netherlands midfielder at Old Trafford

Shinji Kagawa, Jonny Evans, Ashley Young, Chris Smalling and Luke Shaw of Manchester United in action during a training session

Manchester United formation under Louis van Gaal does not faze Chris Smalling

The new manager is looking to implement a fresh style at Old Trafford

Arturo Vidal has emerged as a possible transfer target for Manchester United

Arturo Vidal to Manchester United: Louis van Gaal resurrects £35m move for midfielder

United hopeful of signing Juventus star as summer strengthening continues

Speaking his mind: Louise Van Gaal made his feelings clear about the tour

Manchester United pre-season tour: Louis van Gaal must learn to live with lucrative United tours

Van Gaal had criticised United's commercial commitments regarding a long-distance tour of the United States

Bebe has failed to make any impact at United

Manchester United transfer news: Bebe finally leaves Old Trafford for Benfica as United make £5m loss on Portuguese striker

The Portuguese forward made just three starts in four years in Manchester

Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho talk during their time with Bayern Munich and Real Madrid respectively

Manchester United pre-season tour: Louis van Gaal set to speak privately to Jose Mourinho after swipe at Luke Shaw signing

Mourinho claimed signing Shaw from Southampton would have 'killed' Chelsea financially due to squad harmony and Uefa's Financial Fair Play

Juan Mata celebrates scoring for Manchester United in the 4-0 win over Newcastle

Louis van Gaal instructs Manchester United players to 'only speak in English', reveals Juan Mata

Mata describes Van Gaal as a 'good man and a great manager' after his arrival at Old Trafford

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Another Roma star wanted by United, the Dutch midfielder is however highly valued by Roma chief Rudi Garcia which may prove an obstacle to any move.

Manchester United transfer news: Louis van Gaal confirms interest in Roma's Kevin Strootman but ignores Jose Mourinho jibe

Mourinho said signing Luke Shaw would've 'killed' Chelsea due to his wage demands

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