Di Maria, Rooney, Van Gaal, Felipe Anderson - Man Utd gossip

Man Utd Gossip

Manchester United suffered a shock defeat by Championship club Middlesbrough in the League Cup on Wednesday evening, losing 3-1 on penalties after a 0-0 draw.

United boss Louis van Gaal blamed the result on his strikers, who failed to convert "very easy chances". (Daily Mirror)external-link

Former United coach Rene Meulensteen says Van Gaal is failing to get the best out of captain and forward Wayne Rooney, 30. (Talksport)external-link

Paris St-Germain midfielder Angel Di Maria, 27, says he "had problems with people" at United when explaining his departure from the club. (Marca - in Spanish)external-link

Felipe Anderson's representatives say the 22-year-old Lazio attacking midfielder midfielder - a reported United target - has not agreed a deal to leave the Italian club. (ESPN) external-link

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