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Feyenoord V Manchester United: Confirmed Lineups, Rashford Starts

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 10: Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Manchester United celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on September 10, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

José Mourinho tonight embarks on his first European campaign as Manchester United manager this evening, albeit in the Europa League. Despite appearing in Europe’s secondary club competition as opposed to the significantly more prestigious Champions League, Mourinho will take this tournament seriously (though has admitted that this isn’t ideal) and his squad selection for tonight’s game against Feyenoord in Rotterdam …

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Mourinho Makes A Massive Call In 20-Man Manchester United Squad For Feyenoord Match

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 10: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United and his backrroom team make their way to their seats during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on September 10, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

After a disappointing display in the derby defeat to Man City last weekend, Manchester United boss José Mourinho will be hoping for a much-improved performance in Europe this week. The Premier League side travel to Rotterdam to begin their Europa League campaign against Feyenoord on Thursday evening, and Mourinho flew to the Netherlands today with a 20-man squad travelling with him. The biggest …

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Paul Scholes Questions Blind and Valencia’s Spots In Manchester United’s Starting XI

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Ex Manchester United player Paul Scholes working for BT Sport prior to The Emirates FA Cup Sixth Round match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford on March 13, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Former Manchester United midfielder and BT Sport analyst Paul Scholes has questioned Manchester United midfielders-cum-defenders Daley Blind and Antonio Valencia following United’s 2-1 loss in the Manchester derby at Old Trafford on Saturday. Blind was caught out quite badly on Kevin de Bruyne’s opening goal during the defeat and Scholes thinks it’s only going to be a matter of time …

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José U-turn? Manchester United Boss Reveals Welcome News For Marcus Rashford

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 10: Marcus Rashford of Manchester United is challenged by Bacary Sagna of Manchester City during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on September 10, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

In news that will be music to Manchester United supporters’ ears, manager José Mourinho has confirmed that youngster Marcus Rashford will get a full opportunity to impress this coming week. Speaking in the aftermath of Saturday’s 2-1 derby defeat to local rivals Manchester City – on occasion when United were roundly criticised for a lack of pace and dynamic movement up …

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Tahith Chong: Profiling Manchester United’s Imminent Signing

Feyenoord prodigy Tahith Chong appeared to confirm his move to Manchester United on Saturday evening, but who is he? Pundit Arena investigate. __ Born in Willemstad, capital of the Carribean island of Curaçao, Chong was raised in the Netherlands and rose through the ranks at Feyenoord after joining the club at ten. A Dutch U17 international, the winger caught the …

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Koeman The Only Choice To Awaken The Sleeping Giant That Is Everton

Towards the end of a distinguished playing career he was pictured trying the shirt on for size – now, 20 years later, it seems Everton are the perfect fit for Ronald Koeman. Even before his first official press conference as Everton manager, Dutchman Koeman had already spoken in glowing terms about the history and potential of his new club. But …

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The Football World Pays Tribute To Johan Cruyff

BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 05: Dutch football legend Johann Cruyff before UEFA Champions League Quarter Final second leg match between Barcelona and SL Benfica at the Camp Nou on April 5, 2006 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Today was a sad day for football as one of its legends, former Ajax and Barcelona player and manager Johan Cruyff, sadly passed away aged 68. Johan Cruyff 1947-2016 (RIP) More https://t.co/Y5rif7KR4E Más https://t.co/L2BK27eyz2 Meer https://t.co/rPjPG2epxj pic.twitter.com/QcVfmeJINu — Johan Cruyff (@JohanCruyff) March 24, 2016 Cruyff will forever be remembered as a pioneer and visionary, so much of the modern game has …

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Premier League Heroes: Liverpool’s Dirk Kuyt

Dirk Kuyt arrived at Anfield in 2006 after proving he was a prolific goalscorer at Feyenoord, scoring 71 goals in 101 league appearances. At Liverpool, Kuyt turned out to not be as prolific with his goalscoring but instead Liverpool had invested in a player with an unrivalled work ethic and an ability to score important goals in big games, which …

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The Strange Story of Harvey Esajas

Harvey Esajas is a name not many of us know, but he has a story that needs to be told, writes Conor Heffernan. Born in Amsterdam in 1973, Esajas’ footballing career began at an early age when he was snapped up by the famed Ajax youth academy. There the promising defender rubbed shoulders with some of Ajax’s greatest ever players, …

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Forgotten Friday – Royston Drenthe

The closing of the current transfer window was dominated by Radamel Falcao’s move to Manchester United and Danny Welbeck’s move to Arsenal. But one lesser move was the inspiration behind this week’s Forgotten Friday. This week’s Forgotten Friday is former Dutch prodigy Royston Drenthe. Less than ten years ago Drenthe was seen as one of European football’s most prestigious talents. …

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