Manchester United round-up: Van Gaal plotting move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

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Manchester United fans, supporters and loyalists, welcome.

In today’s round-up, we’ll look at the latest breaking news and perhaps some other bits and bobs regarding fan interaction and trending topics.

There’s sure to be something in this here article to tickle your fancy. Leave thoughts and opinions in the comments box at the bottom of the page and don’t forget to watch the video above.

Aubameyang interest

Manchester United are becoming determined to win the battle to sign high-flying Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Before you gun us down for perceived deception, this claim comes from the Daily Mirror, who say that Louis van Gaal is an admirer of the Gabon international, who has 25 goals in all competitions this year, and imply that he could be seen as a long-term replacement for Wayne Rooney.


£42million is the cost put up against Aubameyang's name. We’re going to place that in the dubious transfer rumour pile, but in football you never really know.

Here's a little snippet of what he can do:

Neymar going nowhere

Elsewhere, one man who certainly won’t be moving is Neymar.


The Barcelona star was tentatively named in connection with a United move but his father has claimed he will sign a new deal at the Camp Nou soon.

Surprised? Neither are we.

FC Barcelona v Real Sociedad de Futbol - La Liga

Ferdinand reveals Ronaldo embarrassment

Lastly, Rio Ferdinand has revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo used to be embarrassed about his wayward shooting in training when he was in the early stages of being a Manchester United player.

Manchester United v Fulham

Ferdinand said Ronaldo didn’t possess a great shot when he first arrived at Old Trafford - quite the opposite to the cannon he regularly lets off nowadays - and that he used to sneak off at the Carrington training complex in a bid to improve.

Watch him talk about it in the video below (from 3 mins onwards):

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