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Leon Britton eager to get one over David Moyes when Manchester United visit Swansea

The champions begin their campaign in south Wales

David Moyes signs autographs before the game at Old Trafford

Transfer news: David Moyes concedes he is struggling to make signings at Manchester United - but remains hopeful of new arrivals

The champions continue to be linked with Cesc Fabregas, Maroune Fellaini and Real Madrid pair Luka Modric and Mesut Ozil

Spurs signings from left, Nacer Chadli, Roberto Soldado, Etienne Capoue, Paulinho. Arsenal's sole signing this summer has been Yaya Sanogo, far right

Analysis: The new Premier League season will only really start when all the transfer deals are done

Premier League in transfer limbo while big names are still agitating for moves

Rickie Lambert (middle) celebrates scoring England’s winner

England 3 Scotland 2: 'Unbelievable' - Southampton striker Rickie Lambert hails his fairy-tale England debut

Southampton striker scores winner against Scotland three minutes after coming off the bench

Gordon Strachan

England v Scotland: Pressure is on visitors to perform at Wembley says Gordon Strachan

The sides meet for the first time in 14 years

Adnan Januzaj celebrates scoring for Manchester United during their pre-season friendly against Kitchee FC

Kevin Garside: Forget Wayne Rooney, Adnan Januzaj has the class to be the first Moyes Babe

It might be that the England striker has peaked and that Sir Alex Ferguson recognised it

Wayne Rooney

James Lawton: To cast Wayne Rooney as a victim is to insult the real professionals

The solution to all of Rooney’s problems lies at his own feet

Grant Holt (left) and Steve Morison with their racing greyhounds

Community Shield: Grant Holt hoping every dog has his day

For a player who once complained he was too unfashionable for England, the sight of Grant Holt in an old 1920s grandstand at a greyhound track this week seemed pretty fitting.

Sir Alex Ferguson with former club captain Bryan Robson

Transfer news: Former Manchester United captain Bryan Robson can't understand why Wayne Rooney would want to leave

Robson admits Rooney is at loggerheads with Sir Alex Ferguson but says David Moyes is the one the England striker should be focusing on

Wayne Rooney in England training with ‘close friend’ Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole

Wayne Rooney can rise above Manchester United turmoil and give his all for England

England boss has said that striker will need to put any thoughts of a move to Chelsea aside if he is to feature against Scotland next week

Rooney has featured in just one pre-season game for United

Transfer news: Gary Neville claims Manchester United can't afford to sell Wayne Rooney unless they have a 'Bale or Ronaldo' lined up

Former right-back suggests David Moyes will need a superstar signing should he allow England striker to join Chelsea

Marouane Fellaini is valued at £20m

New Manchester United manager David Moyes lines up bid for Everton linchpins Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines

Manchester United are expected to submit an imminent joint bid to Everton for both Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines, as manager David Moyes seeks through his former club the transfer market success that has eluded him elsewhere this summer.

Wilfried Zaha made his England debut in Sweden on Wednesday

Roy Hodgson set to name Wayne Rooney in England squad despite striker's row with Manchester United

Wilfried Zaha will also be included, while Andy Carroll is injured and there are doubts over Jermain Defoe's fitness

Wayne Rooney has two years left on his current deal

Transfer news: Former Chelsea player Ray Wilkins urges Wayne Rooney to remain at Manchester United

The England striker should embrace the competition for places

Wayne Rooney was said to be ‘angry and confused’

Transfer news: Chelsea will delay new bid for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney until next week - reports

Suggestion that a second bid will be held-back due to Rio Ferdinand's testimonial on August 9

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