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Manchester United: Moyes reveals new-feel team with same old faces

by | 18th, September 2013

WHY didn’t Manchester United by a stella name this summer? The club’s only signing was Marouane Fellaini.

United’s director of communications Phil Townsend has written to the fans:

“The club has always backed the manager in the transfer market, as Sir Alex (Ferguson) has said on many occasions and it will continue to do so. The club has demonstrated its belief in, and commitment to, David Moyes through the award of a six-year contract. Allowing him to shape the future Manchester United team is a long-term project not an eight-week panic.”

Quite so. But Ozil would have been decent buy, no? And didn’t Moyes say during that window?

Isn’t it great that the club says, ‘There’s no budget here, you go get who you want to get, just go and do it’…I will not name anybody, but certainly we are always looking at the best players. I think we are trying to strengthen in a couple of areas. We are short in midfield.”

Money is no object. Wow!

Of course, a new signing might all depend what you mean by ‘new signing’. Townsend says the club had two

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