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Five Reasons Why Manchester United Fans Are Right To Be Excited By The Reds’ Start

Manchester United's French midfielder Paul Pogba (R) celebrates with Manchester United's Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku (L) scoring the team's fourth goal during the English Premier League football match between Swansea City and Manchester United at The Liberty Stadium in Swansea, south Wales on August 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Geoff CADDICK / 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 GEOFF CADDICK/AFP/Getty Images)

While it may only have been West Ham and Swansea, Manchester United fans are already getting very excited about the new season. There’s an inevitable amount of embarrassment that comes with predicting success based on two performances but, such has been the comprehensiveness of their successive 4-0 wins, supporters are right to be feeling optimistic. And here’s why. Paul Pogba …

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FIFA Slated On Twitter For Including Pep Guardiola In Award’s Shortlist

Pep Guardiola

Despite the wealth of talent at his disposal and his status as one of the game’s top coaches, Pep Guardiola has endured an underwhelming start to life as Manchester City manager. The Citizens did start brightly last season but fixture congestion and a lack of ruthlessness left Pep’s side fighting for Champions League qualification as the season came to its climax. …

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Quiz: How Well Do You Remember The Opening Weekend Of Last Season?

Season Manchester United

The Premier League finally gets back underway this evening as Arsenal host Leicester City in the first game of the new season. The action continues tomorrow morning when Liverpool travel to Watford in what could be a very tricky assignment for the Philippe Coutinho-less Reds. In the afternoon, Chelsea begin their title defence with a home fixture against Burnley before …

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Five Causes For Hope For Manchester United Ahead Of The New Season

Manchester United POGBA

Following Manchester United’s sobering defeat to Real Madrid in the UEFA Super this week, there was a somewhat understandable over-reaction. The Champions League winners appeared to be on a different level to Jose Mourinho’s side for much of the game and it took a couple of phenomenal David De Gea saves to prevent Los Blancos running away with it shortly …

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Five Talking Points Ahead Of Tonight’s UEFA Super Cup

SKOPJE, MACEDONIA - AUGUST 07: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United looks on during a training session ahead of the UEFA Super Cup at the National Arena Filip II Macedonian on August 7, 2017 in Skopje, Macedonia. (Photo by Amin Mohammad Jamali/Getty Images) SUPER CUP

Manchester United will tonight take on Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup in Skopje’s Phillip II Arena. While it’s not quite a “major honour”, it is a prestigious trophy and both sides will want to get their season off to the best possible start. Los Blancos will compete for more silverware next week as they take on Barcelona in …

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Watch: Young Irish Centre-Back Bags Outrageous Solo Goal For Manchester United

Manchester United

Lee O’Connor joined Manchester United’s academy from Villa Football Club in Waterford last summer having impressed with Irish youth teams. After being crowned FAI U-15 Player of the Year and named captain of the U-16 national side, O’Connor was snapped up by the English giants despite widespread interest. He enjoyed a brilliant debut season playing both at right-back and centre-back …

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Antonio Conte Is Not Happy That Nemanja Matic Joined Manchester United

CONTE MATIC DUBLIN, IRELAND - AUGUST 02: Nemanja Matic of Manchester United during the Aon Tour pre season friendly game between Manchester United and Sampdoria at Aviva Stadium on August 2, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/MUFC/Man Utd via Getty Images)

Despite the arrival of Tiemoué Bakayoko at Chelsea and the Manchester United’s continually reported interest, it was still a surprise when Nemanja Matic completed a move to Old Trafford earlier this week. Following the events surrounding the move of Romelu Lukaku to United, where the Blues saw what many thought to be their primary transfer target suddenly make a move …

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Jose Mourinho Has Finally Confirmed Anthony Martial’s Future

MARTIAL MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 19: Anthony Martial of Manchester United is substituted by Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford on August 19, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Despite his prodigious talent and stunning first season, Jose Mourinho has never quite been Anthony Martial’s biggest fan since he took over at Manchester United. Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata, Marcus Rashford and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were all above the Frenchman in the pecking order last term and he started just 18 games in the Premier League. In those matches, he notched …

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Jose Mourinho Has Responded To Those Marouane Fellaini Rumours

OSLO, NORWAY - JULY 30: Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United scores the first goal during the pre-season friendly match between Valerenga and Manchester United at Ullevaal Stadion on July 30, 2017 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Matthew Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

There were multiple reports last night that Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini could be on his way to Turkish club Galatasaray.  Supporters rejoiced when the news broke considering how poor the Belgian has been for much of his stay at Old Trafford. However, they have obviously spoken too soon with United boss Jose Mourinho emphatically denying the rumours following his side’s …

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Watch: Lukaku Bags Yet Another Goal As Manchester United Ease Past Valerenga In Latest Pre-Season Friendly

Manchester United

Manchester United claimed a routine victory over Norweigan side Valerenga in the penultimate game of their pre-season tour on Sunday evening. The Reds will finish their preparations for the new season in Dublin on Wednesday as they face Italian side Sampdoria. The squad will then jet off to Skopje where they’ll meet Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup. Jose …

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Watch: Luis Suarez’s Horrendous Dive In Pre-Season Friendly Against Manchester United

Manchester United

Manchester United took on Catalan giants Barcelona last night in the fifth and final game of their pre-season tour of the US. Both teams named very strong lineups for the game with Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez all starting for La Blaugrana while Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were named in Jose Mourinho’s eleven.Ernesto Valverde’s side Ernesto Valverde’s …

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