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Pogba “Not Allowed” To Talk After Another Drab United Loss

Paul Pogba said he was not allowed to talk after Manchester United failed to arrest their recent slump with a drab 0-0 Champions League draw against Valencia. Jose Mourinho’s United have made their worst start to a league campaign in 29 years after an embarrassing 3-1 loss at West Ham and are already out of the League Cup. Tuesday’s stalemate …

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Matteo Darmian Confirms Desire To Leave Manchester United

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 04: Matteo Darmian of Manchester United takes a thrown in during the Premier League match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park on December 4, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Manchester United defender Matteo Darmian has reiterated his desire to leave Old Trafford in the current transfer window. The Italian international is down the pecking order at the Premier League club, and reports have suggested that Jose Mourinho is open to selling the former Torino man if the price is right. Antonio Valencia is still seemingly the first-choice right back, …

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Twitter Reacts As David De Gea & Manchester United Frustrate Arsenal In Thriller

Twitter reacts as Manchester United manage to steal away three points from the more dominant Arsenal, who will be kicking themselves after not being able to capitalise on some serious pressure from start to finish. All things considered, today’s Premier League pairing between Manchester United and Arsenal was a pretty thrilling affair. United managed to go two up within the …

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Watch: Antonio Valencia Scores Thunderous Early Goal Of The Season Contender

Antonio Valencia’s spectacular effort against Everton characterises Manchester United’s new-found attacking venom. The Red Devils have put their goalscoring woes behind them, having plundered 15 goals in their first five games of the season. The attacking threat of Romelu Lukaku, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and co. has delivered, but a former winger-turned-full back has topped the lot today at Old Trafford. Just …

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Real Madrid V Man United: A UEFA Super Cup Combined XI

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Champions League holders Real Madrid take on Europa League winners in the UEFA Super Cup in Skopje on Tuesday night. The traditional European curtain-raiser has been given an added dose of intrigue as Jose Mourinho faces his old club in a competitive fixture for the first time since leaving the Bernabeu in 2013, while Zinedine Zidane is still basking in …

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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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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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The Premier League Team Of The Season So Far

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - MARCH 18: N'Golo Kante of Chelsea in action during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Chelsea at Bet365 Stadium on March 18, 2017 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

As another exciting Premier League season winds down, attention turns to who should win the Player of the Year awards and who deserves to be included in the Premier League Team of the Season. We take a look at how that XI might line up. ________ Goalkeeper: Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois looks set to win his second Premier League winners medal at …

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Manchester United Boss Jose Mourinho Offers Antonio Valencia The Highest Possible Praise

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Speaking ahead of his side’s game against Stoke City, Jose Mourinho bestowed quite an honour upon his first-choice right back, Antonio Valencia. Since his sensational first Champions League win with Porto in 2004, ‘The Special One’ has spent over a decade at the helm of the game in Europe. He is therefore better placed than most to judge who belongs among …

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Combined Man United/Liverpool XI Based On This Season’s Stats

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Manchester United welcome Liverpool to Old Trafford on Sunday looking to extend their winning run to ten in all competitions. Despite their strong form in recent weeks, José Mourinho’s side have still found it difficult to break into the top four – but a win against their fiercest rivals would go some way towards Man United potentially clawing their way …

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