Manchester United laboured to another win in the Premier League against Sunderland on Saturday with Wayne Rooney scoring both in a 2-0 win at Old Trafford, which saw former United defender Wes Brown sent off in a case of mistaken identity.
Louis van Gaal isn't exactly providing vintage performances at the moment, but the victory was straightforward enough. However, the papers claim the Red Devils will be handed a far more trying test this week with negotiations over one of their top stars to take place.
United will be hoping for good news in that regard, while also hoping for draws galore in Sunday's fixtures between some of their closest rivals for the top four spots. Although the Capital One Cup has no bearing on the Premier League, Old Trafford officials will be looking out for a draining extra-time and penalties scenario.
Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur all feature in the Sunday round-up as plans for summer additions begin to hot up with the final furlongs of the Premier League season in sight.
Especially the Gunners, who were reeling after a kamikaze display in midweek against AS Monaco in their Champions League round of 16 first leg. Horrendous defending saw them beaten 3-1 at Emirates Stadium and now look certain to exit Europe at the same stage as the past four seasons.
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Liverpool and Spurs both suffered Europa League exits midweek, but both will be more interested in securing a top four place to get into Europe's premier competition next season.
Meanwhile, Real Madrid look set to get an enquiry from one of the Premier League pair, who are looking for a replacement for one major first team star.
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