Manchester United media round-up: Major injury blow ahead of Arsenal clash

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A round up of news stories this morning related to Manchester United.

The Daily Mirror has reported that Manchester United will be without Robin Van Persie for the FA Cup clash against Arsenal.

The Dutchman has suffered an ankle injury and won’t be fit enough in time to face the Gunners for the match.

United also have games against Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool over the space of the next four weeks.

The Daily Star has reported that former midfielder Paul Pogba has no desire to go back to Manchester United.

The Frenchman has revitalised his career since he left the club, becoming one of the most impressive players in Serie A with Juventus.

“He's aware of United's interest in him but he has no desire to go back there,” a source reportedly close to the player told the paper.

Chelsea and Manchester City are among the other sides also reported to hold an interest in signing him.

ESPN has reported that Chelsea have entered the running to sign reported Manchester United target, Nathaniel Clyne,

The Southampton defender has been tipped to join Luke Shaw at Old Trafford after a superb season under Ronald Koeman.

Chelsea’s interest reportedly comes with the desire to improve their options in terms of homegrown players.

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