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2011–12 season
Chairman United States Avram Glazer
Manager Scotland Sir Alex Ferguson
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The 2011–12 season is Manchester United's 20th season in the Premier League.

Manchester United signed a £40 million four-year deal with DHL.

In November, Sir Alex Ferguson celebrated 25 years in charge of the club.

Pre-season

Manchester United started their season with a tour in the United States. United finishing the tour with a game against Barcelona in Washington on 30 July.

Community Shield

Transfers

In
Pos. Name From Fee
DF England Phil Jones England Blackburn Rovers £16 m
MF England Ashley Young England Aston Villa £17 m
GK Spain David de Gea Spain Atlético Madrid £17.8 m
Out
Pos. Name To Fee
DF England Wes Brown England Sunderland £1 m
DF Republic of Ireland John O'Shea England Sunderland £4 m
MF France Gabriel Obertan England Newcastle United £3 m
New deal
Pos. Name
DF England Chris Smalling
MF Ecuador Antonio Valencia
MF South Korea Park Ji-Sung
MF England Tom Cleverley
FW Mexico Javier Hernández
Loan out
Pos. Name To
FW Portugal Bébé Turkey Beşiktaş
DF Belgium De Laet England Norwich City
Released
Pos. Name
MF England Owen Hargreaves
Retired
Pos. Name
GK Netherlands Edwin van der Sar
MF England Paul Scholes

Squad

No. Pos. Name
1 GK Spain David de Gea
29 GK Poland Tomasz Kuszczak
34 GK Denmark Anders Lindegaard
40 GK England Ben Amos
No. Pos. Name
3 DF France Patrice Evra
4 DF England Phil Jones
5 DF England Rio Ferdinand
6 DF Northern Ireland Jonny Evans
12 DF England Chris Smalling
15 DF Serbia Nemanja Vidić
20 DF Brazil Fábio
21 DF Brazil Rafael Injured
No. Pos. Name
8 MF Brazil Anderson
11 MF Wales Ryan Giggs
13 MF South Korea Park Ji-Sung
16 MF England Michael Carrick
17 MF Portugal Nani
18 MF England Ashley Young
23 MF England Tom Cleverley Injured
24 MF Scotland Darren Fletcher
25 MF Ecuador Antonio Valencia
28 MF Republic of Ireland Darron Gibson
No. Pos. Name
7 FW England Michael Owen Injured
9 FW Bulgaria Dimitar Berbatov
10 FW England Wayne Rooney
14 FW Mexico Javier Hernández
19 FW England Danny Welbeck Injured
27 FW Italy Federico Macheda
32 FW Senegal Mame Biram Diouf

Premier League

Pos Club P Pts
1 Manchester United 3 9
2 Manchester City 3 9
3 Liverpool 3 7
Pos Club P Pts
1 Manchester United 6 16
2 Manchester City 6 16
3 Chelsea 6 13
Pos Club P Pts
1 Manchester City 10 28
2 Manchester United 10 23
3 Newcastle United 10 22

Stats

No. Pos. Name Goals
10 FW England Wayne Rooney 9
14 FW Mexico Javier Hernández 6
17 MF Portugal Nani 3
19 FW England Danny Welbeck 3
No. Pos. Name Assists
18 MF England Ashley Young 5
17 MF Portugal Nani 4
11 MF Wales Ryan Giggs 2
No. Pos. Name Booked
18 MF England Ashley Young 3
3 DF France Patrice Evra 3
6 DF Northern Ireland Jonny Evans 2
No. Pos. Name Red card
6 DF Northern Ireland Jonny Evans 1

Champions League

Manchester United will face Benfica, Basel and Otelul Galati in Group C.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
England Manchester United 4 2 2 0 8 4 +4 8
Portugal S.L. Benfica 4 2 2 0 5 2 +3 8
Switzerland FC Basel 4 1 2 1 6 7 –1 5
Romania FC Oțelul Galați 4 0 0 4 1 7 –6 0

League Cup and FA Cup

League Cup

Manchester United were drawn against Crystal Palace in the quarter-finals of the League Cup.

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