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Watch: Ander Herrera’s Tactical Brilliance Shines Through For Man United’s Second Goal Vs. Ajax

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored the goal to put further daylight between Manchester United and Ajax in the Europa League final on Wednesday. But for the intervention of Ander Herrera, however, the goal may never have come about. Despite Mkhitaryan’s relative struggles in the Premier League this season, the Armenian international was in fantastic form in Europe, scoring six goals in eleven games …

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Champions League & Europa League Finals To Be Broadcast Live On YouTube

MILAN, ITALY - MAY 28: Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid celebrates with head coach Zinedine Zidane after victory in the UEFA Champions League Final match between Real Madrid and Club Atletico de Madrid at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 28, 2016 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

BT Sport have announced that they will be broadcasting the Champions League and Europa League finals for free to ‘absolutely anyone’ in the UK.  In what is an unprecedented event in broadcasting history, both tiers of European football will have their finals broadcast on BT’s traditional formats as well as YouTube, opening the showpiece events up to a huge audience. The …

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Young, Dynamic Ajax Side Have The Potential To Derail Manchester United’s Champions League Hopes

Manchester United’s season hinges on the outcome of a solitary game in Stockholm; the Europa League Final. However, in Ajax they face a formidable foe. Vincent O’Shea discusses. Following Manchester United’s dropping of more points at home against weaker opposition (Swansea City) a few weeks ago, Mourinho effectively threw all hopes of a top four finish aside and placed his …

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Watch: Ajax Defender Scores Audacious Bicycle Kick Against AZ Alkmaar

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Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez is making headlines for scoring an outrageous goal in last night’s encounter with AZ Alkmaar. The sides were level at 1-1 when the Colombian central defender attempted to score his fifth ever goal for Ajax. Sanchez was the unlikely provider as he put his side ahead in the 71st minute. This sparked a second half revival for …

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Why Kasper Dolberg Should Be Manchester United’s Long-Term Striking Solution

Kasper Dolberg of Ajaxduring the Dutch Eredivisie match between Roda JC Kerkrade and Ajax Amsterdam at the Parkstad Limburg stadium on February 05, 2017 in Kerkrade, The Netherlands(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

When Jose Mourinho took over at Manchester United there were certain holes he had to fill. A commanding central defender was needed, Eric Bailly was acquired. Pace was badly lacking from the side, enter Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Wayne Rooney was rapidly deteriorating, Zlatan Ibrahimovic was signed on a free transfer from PSG. All look like pretty sound investments thus far. However, …

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Louis Van Gaal Denies Reports That He Has Retired

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - JANUARY 12: Louis van Gaal manager of Manchester United looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St James' Park on January 12, 2016 at Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Contrary to reports that had appeared just about everywhere earlier this week, Louis van Gaal has moved to deny speculation that he has retired. Tributes from the world of football, most notably from former clubs Barcelona and Bayern Munich, had begun to pour in after an interview he gave with Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf strongly suggested that he was to …

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Manchester United On The Verge Of Signing 40-Goal-A-Season Teenage Prodigy

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho looks set to continue former boss Louis van Gaal’s penchant for signing youth stars for the future as Ajax teenage sensation Daishawn Redan arrives at Carrington ahead of a proposed move to Old Trafford. According to the Daily Mail, the 15-year-old arrived at United’s training ground this week, renewing speculation that the Netherlands U-17 star …

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Manchester United And Tottenham Discover Their Europa League Last 32 Opponents

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Juan Mata of Manchester United (8) celebrates with team mates as he scores their second goal during the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Manchester United FC and Feyenoord at Old Trafford on November 24, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

The draw for the Europa League first knockout took place on Monday afternoon, with Manchester United and Tottenham the remaining Premier League participants. José Mourinho’s side book their place in the draw despite group stage campaign that wobbled in parts, ultimately doing the necessary against Zorya Luhansk on Thursday to progress. Their reward for progression is a tie against French …

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