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The Daily Mail claim that, despite Sir Alex's insistence that there will be no more new signings this summer, the Reds are set to make an offer for Valencia winger David Silva this week. Liverpool are also apparently eyeing the Spanish international.
United's chances of claiming a fourth straight Premier League title have been severely dented by the departures of Cristiano Ronaldo and Carlos Tevez, according to Nicolas Anelka. "United have lost two big players so it gives everyone else - including ourselves - a big chance to win it," said the Chelsea striker.
According to The Sun, Edwin van der Sar has rubbished suggestions that he has already decided to retire at the end of the 2009/10 campaign. "As far as making a decision on my future, I'm going to see how the season goes," said the Dutchman.