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Opinion: England Relying Too Heavily On Marcus Rashford

England limped to a 1-0 victory over Slovenia to ensure qualification for Russia 2018 at Wembley on Thursday evening. There was a real lack of cohesion in almost everything they did and a worrying over-reliance on Marcus Rashford, particularly in the first half. Rashford was the main (perhaps even the only) threat for England in the first half. Playing in …

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Opinion: Manchester United Have Turned The Corner Under Jose Mourinho

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Romelu Lukaku of Manchester United celebrates with Ashley Young (on back) scoring his sides third goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford on September 17, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Whisper it quietly but Manchester United are back.   In a weekend where Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham all failed to gain maximum points, Jose Mourinho’s men hammered Everton in a game where they could easily a have copied their top four rivals by leaving the pitch with just one. Manchester United ended their last campaign with 15 draws, more …

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Watch: Rashford Redeems Early Mistake With 20-Yard Screamer

Having lost possession cheaply in the first half to let Slovakia in for the opening goal of the game, Marcus Rashford more than made up for his mistake with a sumptuous edge-of-the-box effort.   Picking up the ball in the final third from Jordan Henderson, Rashford ran straight at the retreating defence who were simply helpless in stopping a superbly …

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The Pros And Cons Of Manchester United Re-Signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 24: Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Manchester United poses after signing a new contract on August 24, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Manchester United/Man Utd via Getty Images)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic officially completed his return to Manchester United on Thursday, with the announcement that he had signed a one-year contract to stay at Old Trafford. The 35-year-old striker was the club’s top scorer last season, netting 28 times as Jose Mourinho’s side won the EFL Cup and Europa League as well as finishing sixth in the Premier League. In …

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Where Would Zlatan Ibrahimovic Fit In At Manchester United This Season?

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - MAY 24: Paul Pogba of Manchester United and Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Manchester United speak after the UEFA Europa League Final between Ajax and Manchester United at Friends Arena on May 24, 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)

On Sunday evening news broke that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to sign a new contract with Manchester United in the next week. The charismatic striker posted a video to Instagram recently showing himself looking in fine physical shape while kicking a punching bag. Which knee? @azsportswear #azbyzlatan pic.twitter.com/xp3Aqmgdkv — Zlatan Ibrahimović (@Ibra_official) August 20, 2017 Ibrahimovic suffered a knee injury …

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Why Jose Mourinho Should Have Brought Old Favourite Back To Manchester United

West Ham United this week pulled off one of the coups of the summer, signing former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker Javier Hernandez for a steal at £16m.  ‘Chicharito’ spent four seasons with Manchester United between 2010 and 2015 after being signed by former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson from Guadalajara. The Mexican international scored 59 goals in …

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Young, Dynamic Ajax Side Have The Potential To Derail Manchester United’s Champions League Hopes

Manchester United’s season hinges on the outcome of a solitary game in Stockholm; the Europa League Final. However, in Ajax they face a formidable foe. Vincent O’Shea discusses. Following Manchester United’s dropping of more points at home against weaker opposition (Swansea City) a few weeks ago, Mourinho effectively threw all hopes of a top four finish aside and placed his …

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Jose Mourinho To Rest Players For Crucial Clash With Arsenal

FILE PHOTO (EDITORS NOTE: COMPOSITE OF TWO IMAGES - Image numbers (L) 609115656 and 632284824) In this composite image a comparision has been made between Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal (L) and Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United. Arsenal and Manchester United meet in a Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium on May 7, 2017 in London,England. ***LEFT IMAGE*** NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 20: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal looks on during the EFL Cup Third Round match between Nottingham Forest and Arsenal at City Ground on September 20, 2016 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United looks on during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester United at Bet365 Stadium on January 21, 2017 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho has decided that he will rest certain players for this weekend’s clash with Arsenal. With a place in the top four at stake, this may not be the news United fans want to hear. Speaking after Thursday night’s Europa League semi-final victory over Celta Vigo, Mourinho informed fans that he will rest certain players this weekend. As quoted …

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