Manchester United latest: Van Persie concerns and Vidic exit nears

News, views and rumours relating to Manchester United in the past 24 hours.

In team news, Manchester United have returned from their warm-weather training trip in Dubai.

United will take on Crystal Palace on Saturday at Selhurst Park.

Meanwhile, midfielder Darren Fletcher has been recalled into the Scotland national squad to face Poland in a friendly on March 5th by boss Gordon Strachan following his return to action after being out last season with a chronic bowel condition.

Reports continue that Wayne Rooney is set to sign a £300,000-a-week deal to stay on at Old Trafford with The Mirror suggesting the club will announce the deal officially this weekend.

Elsewhere, Netherlands manager Louis van Gaal believes United’s style of play is ‘difficult’ for Robin van Persie.

The football from Manchester United now is, for him, maybe difficult but then he wishes to show his ability. Technique [levels] in the Dutch team are higher,” said the Dutch coach.

In transfer news, United captain Nemanja Vidic’s move to Inter Milan is ‘90% complete’ confirmed the Italian giants’ chief Erick Thohir.

“I can’t saying anything other than the deal for Vidic is 90% done," he stated.

Meanwhile, David Moyes was spotted at the Emirates on Wednesday night to watch Bayern Munich beat Arsenal 2-0 in the Champions League as reports continue to link the Red Devils boss with interest in German attacker Toni Kroos who scored the Bavarians’ opening goal.

Elsewhere, M.E.N reports that Turkish outfit Besiktas are ‘lining up’ a move for Shinji Kagawa.

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