Manchester United round-up: Gary Neville doesn't want Old Trafford job

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Manchester United supporters, hello and welcome to the first round-up of the week.

There’s plenty to sink your teeth into after this weekend’s action - luckily for you, we have the most important bits amassed both above and below.

Watch the video for the major headlines and read on for more. Leave thoughts and opinions in the comments box provided.

Neville doesn't want Old Trafford role

He’s had large backing from the fans and the media won’t stop linking him with the job, but it appears Gary Neville won’t be taking charge of Manchester United any time soon.

In fact, he might never take over, having confirmed - as relayed by The Guardian - that the Old Trafford hot seat is not one he has any intentions of filling.

Neville gave a fairly emphatic response when asked if becoming United boss was in his future, saying he knows what he wants to do in his life and it’s not something on his mind.

“No, I don’t see myself managing Manchester United at all,” he said.

“I know what I want to do in my life and that’s not something that’s in my mind.

“From my point of view, this is important for me and a valuable experience. I’m aware I need to succeed. Succeeding for me would be knowing these players have improved dramatically.

“Results come and go, I know we’re in a results-driven business but I have never looked at football like that since I’ve finished playing. I did when I was a player. As a part-owner [at Salford], I think about moving forward in the next five, 10 years.”

Henry on United's title charge

Elsewhere, United’s title charge may have stalled after the weekend loss to Bournemouth but Thierry Henry still thinks they can win the league.

The Frenchman said the unpredictable nature of the division works in their favour, saying he didn’t think anyone would go on a consistent run.

So, the next question, Van Gaal in or Van Gaal out? Let us know in the comments box provided.

Here's the Premier League top ten as it stands:

Di Maria talks exit

Last, but not least, Angel Di Maria has opened up in detail on how his departure from Old Trafford came around, claiming that he was contacted by PSG days before he went AWOL from United’s pre-season tour.

The Argentina international confirmed that Laurent Blanc called him when he was still on holiday, telling him that he had wanted to sign him for several seasons.

Di Maria described that as an added incentive to agree a deal with the French champions.

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