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Midfielder     Manchester United  Premier


Nationality:  Scotland    

January 20, 2015    Darren Fletcher News

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Valencia has emerged as a club targeting Fletcher after Manchester United rejected a loan offer from West Brom for the midfielder last week, reports Sky Sports.

Fletcher has six months remaining on his current Manchester United contract, but has been used infrequently off of the bench for much of the season. Fletcher has been with Manchester United since age 11.

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January 14, 2015

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West Brom contacted Manchester United about a potential transfer move for Fletcher, reports Sky Sports.

Fletcher hasn't been the first choice in United's midfield so far this season, but has been seeing some more playing time recently. He has started four matches under Louis van Gaal this season after missing most of the last few seasons due to illness.

January 11, 2014

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Fletcher denied that there was any unrest among the players at Manchester United, and said that all he sees are players trying to use new ideas and support the manager, reports Sky Sports.

Manchester United's downfall this season has been rapid and alarming. Reports have suggested that many of the club's top players are unhappy and looking to move during the winter and summer transfer windows. Fletcher, for his part, denied a major coup.

December 26, 2013

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Fletcher started Manchester united's Boxing Day match against Hull, playing 60 minutes before being substituted.

Fletcher's availability is a big boost to Manchester United, as the team's list of injuries and suspensions grow. Fletcher started Thursday's match and looked calm and confident despite just recently returning to action.

December 17, 2013

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Scotland manager Gordon Strachan said the national side would monitor Fletcher's return to action closely before recalling him to the team, reports Sky Sports.

Scotland, like Manchester United, could use an extra option in midfield, and Fletcher's return from nearly a year out is an exciting prospect. Strachan said that he would not rush the midfielder back to international action.

December 16, 2013

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Fletcher said he is confident that his fitness issues are now behind him after making a return to the Premier League after nearly a year out of action, reports Sky Sports.

Fletcher made 13 appearances last season as he continued to deal with his chronic bowel issues. He also took an extended break in late 2011, but said he is back for good this time.

December 15, 2013

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Fletcher came on for Ryan Giggs in the 70th minute of Manchester United's 3-0 win over Aston Villa on Sunday.

Fletcher returned after nearly a full year off the pitch due to a chronic bowel condition that has affected him for much of the last three years. He had been working his way back to match fitness with United's U-21 squad, and it appears he is finally ready to contribute again.

December 3, 2013

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Fletcher (illness) played another 90 minutes for the Manchester United U21 side as he continues to build fitness for a return to Premier League action, reports the Daily Mail.

Manager David Moyes said that Fletcher needed more games to rebuild his fitness before he selects the midfielder for a return to the first team. This is the second full match Fletcher has played since November.