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Herrera Not Thinking About Top-Four Despite Storming Run

Ander Herrera said he is not thinking about a top-four finish even after Manchester United racked up a fourth straight win in the Premier League to edge closer to the Champions League qualification spots. Caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who replaced the sacked Jose Mourinho last month, has now matched former United manager Matt Busby’s record of winning his first …

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Premier League: Winners And Losers From A Crazy Opening Weekend

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13: Romelu Lukaku of Manchester United celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 1-0 during the Premier League match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford on August 13, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

The opening weekend of the Premier League saw no end of drama as Huddersfield and Burnley upset the applecart, Romelu Lukaku hit the ground running and the art of defending was taken round the back and shot. It was a mixed weekend for the self-styled “Big Six” as some breezed past their opponents, some struggled to overcome dogged opposition, others …

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Watch: Kenny Cunningham Drops Absolutely Baffling Piece Of Punditry After Super Cup Final

Kenny Cunningham has sent WhatsApp groups around the country into fits of hysteria with an absolutely baffling comment after Manchester United’s Super Cup clash with Real Madrid. For those who may not have watched a lot of football last season, Ander Herrera was comfortably Manchester United’s standout performer and, when the season came to a close, the Spaniard deservedly won the …

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Eight Manchester United Players Named In Europa League Squad Of The Season

during the UEFA Europa League Final between Ajax and Manchester United at Friends Arena on May 24, 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden.

Manchester United ended their season on Wednesday by winning the Europa League title, and that victory has been reflected in the competition’s squad of the season. In all, eight of Jose Mourinho’s side are named in the eighteen-man panel decided on by “UEFA Techincal Observers”, in a lineup that also includes three players from beaten finalists Ajax. Introducing the official …

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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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Chris Smalling Explains His Choice For Manchester United’s Player Of The Year Award

Chris Smalling of Manchester United and team-mate Luis Antonio Valencia

The Manchester United centre-back has hailed his fellow defender Antonio Valencia as the club’s best player this season. Smalling has seen first hand the impact that Valencia has had on the United defence since reverting to right-back from being a winger for most of his career. The struggle for a long-term replacement for Gary Neville saw the likes of Rafael fail to hold …

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How An Injury-Hit Manchester United Could Line Up Against Man City

BURNLEY, ENGLAND - APRIL 23: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates with team-mates after scoring his team's second goal during the Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor on April 23, 2017 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Manchester United travel to the Etihad on Thursday looking to close the gap on rivals Man City and close in on the Premier League top four. Jose Mourinho’s side have been just outside of those Champions League places for the majority of the season, but will fancy their chances of leapfrogging City and/or Liverpool as the season draws to a …

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Watch: Ander Herrera’s Nullification Job On Eden Hazard Was Marking At Its Finest

Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera (L) goes down in a challenge with Chelsea's Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard (R) during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on April 16, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Manchester United put a dent in Chelsea’s title procession on Sunday with a 2-0 win against the Blues at Stamford Bridge. At the heart of the home side’s display was a virtuoso performance from midfielder Ander Herrera, with the Spanish international setting up the first goal and scoring the second. Although those moments of brilliance capped off a terrific display, his …

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Ander Herrera Receives Widespread Praise As Man United Beat Chelsea To Blow Title Race Wide Open

during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford on April 16, 2017 in Manchester, England.

Manchester United breathed fresh life into the Premier League title race with a 2-0 win against leaders Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon. Eyebrows were raised when the teamsheet revealed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were on the bench, with Ashley Young captaining the side. Nonetheless, a brilliant display from Man United, coupled with a disjointed display from …

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Twitter Reacts To Ander Herrera’s Controversial Sending Off During United Vs Chelsea Cup Showdown

With just over 35 minutes gone in their FA Cup quarter-final showdown with Chelsea tonight at Stamford Bridge, Manchester United were reduced to ten men, as defender Ander Herrera was sent off. The 27-year-old Spanish international was booked in the 20th minute after colliding heavily with Eden Hazard and received his second yellow, followed by his marching orders, after yet …

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Five Possible Replacements For Michael Carrick At Manchester United

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Michael Carrick of Manchester United reacts to his side winning, after the final whistle during the EFL Cup fourth round match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on October 26, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Michael Carrick has quietly gone about the business of winning trophies since being brought to Manchester United by Alex Ferguson over a decade ago. Nothing phases the Geordie midfielder, not even taking Roy Keane’s shirt number. His metronomic passing, game intelligence and ability to screen his back four effectively have been a cornerstone of United since he arrived at the …

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