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Transfer Rater: Boateng to Manchester United

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De Gea howler vs. Portugal cheered by United fans worried about Madrid interest

World Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo (44') Portugal 2-1 Spain
The FC crew agree Spain and Portugal's draw in their opening match at the World Cup proved they are both a class above the rest of Group B.

David De Gea was guilty of a rare howler in Spain's 3-3 draw against Portugal in their opening World Cup game on Friday night.

Social media was awash with rival supporters laughing at the goalkeeper, the best in the world for his position, with some suggesting that United fans had become quiet. The reality is the opposite was true. While they love De Gea and want to see their players do well for their national teams, the goalkeeper's mistake gave United supporters reason to celebrate....

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Manchester United's Phil Jones wants to move on from FA Cup defeat

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho used his footballing expertise to predict the outcome of the World Cup group stages.
ESPN FC's Stewart Robson breaks down the latest transfer rumours surrounding Paul Pogba, Rafinha and more in Rumour Rater.
While Diogo Dalot may not be a Man United regular next season, Shaka Hislop feels it's a statement of intent for the future.

Phil Jones has said he wants to move on from the disappointment of Manchester United's FA Cup final defeat when England begin their World Cup campaign against Tunisia on Monday.

Jones conceded the penalty from which Chelsea's Eden Hazard secured victory at Wembley after bringing down the Belgium international, but told the Telegraph he could not afford to dwell on that moment.

"It happens to every single player, all over the world, every day," he said. "Some get highlighted more than others...

 By Andy Mitten

Anthony Martial's desire to leave Manchester United is sad but no surprise

In an exclusive interview with ESPN FC, Ryan Giggs recounts his Man United memories and reveals what the current squad can learn from his success.
Ale Moreno thinks Anthony Martial's absence from France's World Cup squad is due to his attitude in training more than his performance in matches.
Steve Nicol explains why Fred is a great addition to Manchester United's midfield and why the club were smart to seal the move before the World Cup.

It's a shame that Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United, but hardly a surprise. Moreover, unlike a year ago when he tweeted Les rumeurs sont fausses after being linked to Arsenal, this time the information has come straight from his agent and the player has not denied it. 

Martial's teammates know he has not been happy for most of this year. The French international is not content with a lack of minutes, lack of progress and lack of participation in the World Cup. After a superb...

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Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku signs record Puma sponsorship deal

Fresh off Belgium's 4-1 win over Costa Rica, the FC crew highlight their concerns about Roberto Martinez's side and assess how far they can go.
International Friendly: Romelu Lukaku (50') Belgium 3-1 Costa Rica
Romelu Lukaku was asked who had the better squad Manchester United or Belgium, and the striker chose the latter.

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has signed a multiyear sponsorship with Puma that sources told ESPN is the largest endorsement deal in company history.

Lukaku did not have a boot supplier last season, with manager Jose Mourinho suggesting in November that his lack of reliable footwear was the reason for a goalscoring drought.

But Lukaku scored three goals for Belgium while wearing Puma One boots in the World Cup warm-ups earlier this month and will continue wearing them once the team opens...

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale wants to prove himself under Julen Lopetegui - source

The FC crew react to Real Madrid's appointment of Julen Lopetegui as manager, questioning the timing as he prepares to lead Spain at the World Cup.
The ESPN FC crew assess the timing of Real Madrid's first press conference unveiling new coach Julen Lopetegui, after his sacking.
An emotional Julen Lopetegui discusses the pain of his sacking as Spain manager and the pride he has in accepting the Real Madrid job.
ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti discusses the tricky situation Julen Lopetegui finds himself in as he coaches Spain before taking over at Real Madrid.

Gareth Bale is happy at Real Madrid and keen to work under new head coach Julen Lopetegui rather than seek a move back to the Premier League, a source has told ESPN FC.

Bale, who scored twice after coming on as a substitute in the Champions League final last month, had put his future with Madrid in doubt by revealing he would seek assurances over his role in the team.

Manchester United are long-term admirers and remain interested in a move for the former Tottenham player. They will be at the front...