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Gary Neville Names His Preferred Manchester United Starting Eleven

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Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville has revealed how he thinks the current side should line up. Current manager José Mourinho has faced some criticism for his team selections, particularly his treatment of summer signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan who, despite currently being at full fitness, hasn’t played a Premier League game for two months. Neville was speaking on Monday at the …

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Paul Scholes Names His Preferred Manchester United Starting Eleven

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 25: Former players Paul Scholes and Owen Hargreaves of Manchester United speaks on television at halftime during the UEFA Europa League match between Manchester United and FC Midtjylland at Old Trafford on February 25, 2016 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

The ever-cheerful and optimistic Paul Scholes has been discussing Manchester United once again. The former Old Trafford midfielder can’t quite decide if the side is almost there or in need of a serious financial overhaul, but speaking as a pundit during BT Sport’s coverage of Chelsea v Everton on Saturday evening, he appeared to veering towards the former. Scholes outlined …

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Without Herrera And Pogba, How Might Manchester United’s Midfield Line Up Against Swansea?

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29: Paul Pogba of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Burnley at Old Trafford on October 29, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Mark Robinson/Getty Images)

Manchester United travel to the Liberty Stadium on Sunday in what has become a must-win Premier League match against Swansea City. After a strong start, José Mourinho’s side have been something of a tailspin lately and after winning just once in the league since August, already sit in eighth place eight points behind joint-leaders Manchester City, Arsenal and Liverpool. However, …

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Liverpool 0-0 Manchester United: Five Things We Learned

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: Paul Pogba of Manchester United is closed down by Jordan Henderson of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on October 17, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Liverpool and Manchester United played out a scoreless draw on Monday in a match that could generously be described as dull. The away side’s disruption tactics ensured that the Liverpool could never find their rhythm, and but for a couple of fine saves from David De Gea and a chance for Zlatan Ibrahomovic, there was little of note to report on. …

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Manchester United Plotting January Raid For French Midfielder [Report]

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: Tiemoue Bakayoko of AS Monaco and Erik Lamela of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the UEFA Champions League match between Tottenham Hotspur FC and AS Monaco FC at Wembley Stadium on September 14, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

It appears José Mourinho continues to see the light as Manchester United look set to bolster their ailing midfield and give up the notion that Wayne Rooney and/or Marouane Fellaini can play in midfield. Highly-rated 22-year-old Tiemoue Bakayoko, who plays for AS Monaco, has been earmarked as the next addition to their ranks, according to The Sun. Presumably this would mean that …

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José Mourinho Shuts Down Talk Of A Rift With Wayne Rooney, Insists He’s ‘Happy’

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Manchester United manager José Mourinho insisted that there is ‘no problem’ between him and Wayne Rooney despite his club captain being left on the bench during United’s 4-1 rout of Leicester City at Old Trafford on Saturday. Rooney was replaced in the starting XI by attacking midfielder Juan Mata who immediately rewarded his manager’s faith with a well-taken goal in …

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Paul Pogba’s Unbelievable Stats From Manchester United’s Victory Over Leicester City

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Paul Pogba came in for a great deal of criticism after Manchester United suffered three consecutive defeats. What a difference 90 minutes makes. Prior to this afternoon’s fixture between Manchester United and Leicester City, commentators were beginning to question whether Paul Pogba would be able to justify his £89 million price tag. While some were quick to label the French midfielder …

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Jose Mourinho Singled Out ‘Two Or Three Players’ For Particular Criticism Following Derby Day Defeat

Jose Mourinho was outraged following his sides defeat. Although the scoreline might have suggested that the Manchester Derby was a tight affair, it reality Pep Guardiola’s side dominated much of the game. During the opening 35 minutes United struggled to deal with City’s pace up front, with Kevin De Bruyne particularly influential throughout the game. Indeed it was the Belgian that …

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Five Questions Raised Following Manchester United’s Win Over Bournemouth

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The beginning of Jose Mourinho’s era at Manchester United begun tremendously with a relatively comfortable 3-1 win at AFC Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon, but the victory certainly raised some interesting questions. Across the Premier League’s opening weekend many players who competed at the European Championships had to contend with a place on the bench, such as Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka and …

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Chelsea Midfielder Offered To Juventus For €45m [Report]

COBHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28: Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea during a training session at Chelsea Training Ground on September 28, 2015 in Cobham, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Juventus’ Paul Pogba-shaped hole in their squad has led them once again to Chelsea, according to reports in Italy. Although their primary target in West London is combative midfielder Nemanja Matic, publication Tuttosport have claimed that Blues manager Antonio Conte has offered Cesc Fabregas to the Serie A champions in an effort to ward them off the Serbian international. Conte’s …

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Manchester United’s Ten Most Expensive Signings Ranked

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Wayne Rooney poses for photographs with a Manchester United scarf after signing for Manchester United on August 31, 2004 at Old Trafford in Manchester, England. (Photo by Matthew Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images)

With Manchester United reportedly willing to pay as much as £100m to re-sign French international Paul Pogba, that deal would emphatically smash their current transfer record. The current record stands at £59.7m, the figure paid to Real Madrid in exchange for Ángel Di María in 2014. While that particular deal did not work out, Manchester United’s record with spending large amounts …

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The Undeniable Importance Of Manchester United’s Ander Herrera

during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Swansea City at Old Trafford on January 2, 2016 in Manchester, England.

The Che Guevara to General Batista. The George Washington to the British Crown. Ander Herrera is an ultra popular leader of a growing rebellion against a malevolent leader. With stupefying regularity, the brilliant Basque watches on from his second home on the bench as his teammates drop more and more points in front of the increasingly irked United faithful. As the …

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Is Louis Van Gaal Just A Very Bad Manager?

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 02: Louis van Gaal Manager of Manchester United leaves the pitch after the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Stoke City at Old Trafford on February 2, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

If it walks like a duck and it quacks like a duck… Louis Van Gaal has had significant but skin deep success throughout his career. He’s won titles with clubs where second place is a catastrophic failure in any case. He did win the Champions League with Ajax but with an astonishingly talented squad. When he arrived in the famed …

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