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José Mourinho Unhappy With Manchester United Players’ Attitude Despite St Étienne Win

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 16: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United applauds supporters during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 first leg match between Manchester United and AS Saint-Etienne at Old Trafford on February 16, 2017 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Manchester United manager José Mourinho took aim at his players’ approach to Thursday night’s Europa League tie with Saint-Étienne, despite his side running out 3-0 winners in the end. A Zlatan Ibrahimovic hat-trick virtually ensured Man United’s place in the next round of the competition, but Mourinho insisted that the players’ relaxed and jokey demeanour meant that they rode their …

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Watch: Outrageous AFCON Goal Eliminates Ivory Coast & Man Utd Fans Are Delighted

An extraordinary goal in the AFCON just eliminated Ivory Coast sending a host of Premier League players out of the competition and back to their respective clubs. Although they are currently the reigning AFCON Champions, Ivory Coast have been sent packing from the tournament after taking just two points from three group games. Heading into Thursday’s fixture against Morocco, the …

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José Mourinho Left Fuming As Key Defender Leaves Manchester United Early For African Cup Of Nations

Manchester United have been navigating the crucial Christmas fixtures with great success, keeping the pressure on those above them in the Premier League table. The Red Devils’ 2-1 victory over Middlesbrough on New Years Eve was their fifth straight victory in the league and sixth in all competitions. Unbeaten in their last 15 fixtures, United manager José Mourinho has negotiated …

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Ranked: Top Ten Premier League Transfers Of Summer 2016


The summer of 2016 saw unprecedented levels of spending in England, with Premier League clubs forking out more than £1billion in players for the first time. The two Manchester clubs led the way, contributing roughly £300million of that total alone, and over half of the 20 Premier League clubs broke their own transfer records over the pre-season. However, spending doesn’t …

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BBC Claim Manchester United Will Not Move For Victor Lindelof

Victor Lindelof

Throughout the last few weeks it was almost accepted among Manchester United fans that their club would move quickly to sign Benfica’s Victor Lindelof early in the January transfer window. Given United’s struggles in defence during the first half of the season, such a move made perfect sense, and would pave the way for the departure of Marcos Rojo. Indeed, the Mirror even …

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Evaluating Every Manchester United Signing Since Sir Alex Ferguson’s Departure

Manchester United

“Manchester United was a club with great traditions, traditions where they tended to pick British managers. That tradition has now gone. They were a football club who enjoy traditions with the way they spent.” David Moyes’s words in his interview with the Telegraph recently meant to cause a stir, and they certainly did among United fans. The Scot was speaking ahead …

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Manchester United Are Close To Completing £38m January Transfer

LISBON, PORTUGAL - OCTOBER 23: SL Benfica's defender from Sweden Victor Lindelof in action during the Primeira Liga match between Belenenses and SL Benfica at Estadio do Restelo on October 23, 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Gualter Fatia/Getty Images)

Manchester United were among the biggest spenders in the summer transfer window, and that is set to continue in January. With £30m spent on Eric Bailly in the summer, Man United are set to sign a long-term defensive partner for the Ivorian in the form of Swedish international centre-back Victor Lindelof. In fact, so far along are negotiations that Portuguese …

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Who Is Manchester United Target Victor ‘The Iceman’ Lindelof?

Manchester United

Manchester United are looking towards their strengthening their largely suspect defence in January, and look willing to break the bank to acquire SL Benfica defender Victor Lindelof. The Sweden international has been at the centre of much speculation in recent days after Portuguese outlet O Jogo reported that United are in discussions with Benfica over the acquisition of the centre-back …

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Gary Neville Expects Major Transfers At Manchester United

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 17: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United looks on during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on December 17, 2016 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

With positive recent results and performances guiding Manchester United back up the Premier League table following a run of negative results, thoughts are now turned to next month’s transfer window and how Jose Mourinho will continue to put his stamp on the Old Trafford club. Ex-United star and Sky Sports pundit, Gary Neville believes the next two transfer windows, starting …

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BBC Report Details Manchester United’s Aggressive Transfer Plans

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United leaves the pitch after his team's 1-0 win in the Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on December 11, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Manchester United’s season so far has been stuttering rather than spectacular. Following the string of landmark signings many had felt sure that they were set to lay waste to the Premier League. That has, it’s fair to say, not quite materialised as they currently sit in sixth position in the table.  However, according to an intriguing BBC report, senior figures at …

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Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur: A Combined XI

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 10: Daley Blind of Manchester United and Eric Dier of Tottenham Hotspur battle for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at White Hart Lane on April 10, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Mauricio Pochettino takes his Tottenham Hotspur side to Old Trafford on Sunday as focus turns back to Premier League matters, after both clubs secured Europa League football for the new year with wins in midweek. It is fifth against sixth, but there is a gap as Manchester United lie six points behind their opponents. After a series of draws has …

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The Highly Impressive Stats Behind Eric Bailly’s Manchester United Return Vs. Zorya

ODESSA, UKRAINE - DECEMBER 8 : Ivan Petriak (C) of FC Zorya Luhansk in action against Eric Bailly (L) of Manchester United during the UEFA Europa League group A match between FC Zorya Luhansk and Manchester United at Chornomorets stadium in Odessa, Ukraine on December 8, 2016. (Photo by Alexey Furman/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Eric Bailly completed his comeback from injury in Manchester United’s Europa League tie against Zorya Luhansk on Thursday evening. The 22-year-old centre-back played for the first time since sustaining knee ligament damage against Chelsea in late October, and while it was feared that he would be out of action until the new year, Bailly made a surprise start against Zorya …

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Manchester United v Zorya Luhansk: Confirmed Lineup, Eric Bailly Starts

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 29: Marcus Rashford of Manchester United competes with Mikhail Sivakov of Zorya during the UEFA Europa League match between Manchester United FC and FC Zorya Luhansk at Old Trafford on September 29, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

Manchester United are in Europa League action against Zorya Luhansk on Thursday evening. In a group that has turned out to be far more awkward than José Mourinho would have liked, qualification for the knockout stage is still not assured, but a point against their Ukranian opponents will see them through nonetheless. For tonight’s game, goalkeeper Sergio Romero is given …

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