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Mourinho: ‘I Have A Future Without Manchester United’

Jose Mourinho said on Wednesday he has a “future without Manchester United”, speaking for the first time since he was sacked by the Premier League club. The Old Trafford hierarchy sacked Mourinho in the aftermath of Sunday’s 3-1 defeat at Anfield that left the 20-times champions an embarrassing 19 points behind league leaders Liverpool after just 17 matches. But the …

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Mourinho: United Not Good Enough For Liverpool But Can Make Top 4

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Jose Mourinho hinted Manchester United’s players are simply not good enough to compete with Liverpool after being brushed aside 3-1 at Anfield on Sunday by the Premier League leaders. Mourinho claimed ahead of the game that Liverpool have had luck on their side this season, but while there was fortune in substitute Xherdan Shaqiri’s two deflected strikes in the final …

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Mendes: Jose Mourinho Is “Very Happy” At Man United

Jose Mourinho is “very happy” at Manchester United despite the club’s Premier League struggles, his agent Jorge Mendes said on Friday.  The statement followed reports that the club are considering bringing in Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino to succeed the Portuguese and other reports linking him with a return to Real Madrid. United have endured a torrid season — they are …

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Mourinho Struggles To Make Case For Manchester United Defence

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Jose Mourinho will be desperate for his struggling Manchester United side to put their defensive woes behind them against the Premier League’s bottom club Fulham but the form book suggests they may struggle to do so. An exciting, if error-strewn, 2-2 draw with Arsenal at Old Trafford in midweek means United have conceded 25 goals in their 15 Premier League …

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Mourinho Needs To Act Fast To Salvage Deflating Season

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Jose Mourinho needs to lift Manchester United’s morale quickly as a deflating run of performances threatens to throw their season off track completely but he faces a daunting task against a revitalised Arsenal. Mourinho’s team have not looked themselves at Old Trafford for much of the season, with their past two matches producing an insipid goalless draw against Crystal Palace and …

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Sanchez Faces Sideline Spell With “Aggressive Muscular Injury”

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Alexis Sanchez’s miserable spell at Manchester United took another turn for the worse on Friday with manager Jose Mourinho announcing he faces several weeks out with a hamstring injury. The 29-year-old Chilean forward, dropped from the squad for Tuesday’s 1-0 Champions League win over Swiss outfit Young Boys, suffered the injury in training on Thursday. “It is an aggressive muscular …

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Mourinho On De Gea: “He Wants To Stay And I Want Him To Stay”

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said he is confident Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea will sign a new deal linking him long-term to Old Trafford. The 28-year-old de Gea’s long-term future at the club has been shrouded in uncertainty, although the club this week did activate an option to extend his current contract by a year, meaning he is …

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Forget The Title, Derby Defeat Leaves United Fighting For Top Four

Manchester United can forget trying to challenge Manchester City until they can even compete for a place in the Premier League top four, Jose Mourinho confessed as his side were outclassed in a 3-1 derby defeat by the English champions on Sunday. A fourth league loss of the season leaves United already 12 points adrift of their local rivals just …

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Love Him Or Loathe Him, José Mourinho Is A Winner

José Mourinho is one of the most successful managers ever but has divided opinion ever since his extraordinary Champions League success with Porto in 2003.  Chelsea fans loved him when he led them to consecutive Premier League titles in 2004/05 and 05/06, backed him when he was sacked by owner Roman Abramovich, rejoiced at his return in 2013 and then …

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Mourinho Takes Subtle Dig At Aguero Ahead Of Manchester Derby

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has taken a veiled swipe at Manchester City star Sergio Aguero before Sunday’s derby showdown at the Etihad Stadium. Mourinho said of Aguero that “there are little things in his game I am not a fan of”, although he declined to elaborate further when asked. Aguero, City’s all-time leading scorer, was criticised heavily by Mourinho …

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Juve Are Champions League “Super Favourites”, Says Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho claimed that Juventus are “super favourites” to win this season’s Champions League ahead of their clash in Turin on Wednesday. Three-time winners United are second in Group H after three games on four points – five behind leaders Juventus who are poised to qualify for the last 16. Mourinho said that United would not be …

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Mourinho Says United Not On Same Level As “Top Teams”

Jose Mourinho has attempted to deflect from another drab display by citing Manchester United’s lack of transfer activity as the reason for the club’s poor form. In a rant reminiscent of David Moyes’ time as manager of United, Mourinho conspicuously referenced Juventus, Barcelona, Real Madrid and rivals Manchester City as the world’s “top teams”, and suggested that United are not in …

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10 Quickfire Conclusions As Barkley Rescues Point For Chelsea

A late equalizer from Ross Barkley made for a dramatic ending to a thrilling game at Stamford Bridge, as Chelsea maintained their unbeaten start to the season.  Pundit Arena outline ten quickfire conclusions from Chelsea v Manchester United: 1) The ‘game of two halves’ cliche was apparent. Chelsea looked by far the better team in the first half, with United …

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Pereira: Mourinho & Pogba Disagreed In Training Over Instagram Post

Manchester United midfielder, Andreas Pereira has confirmed that the training ground dispute between Paul Pogba and manager, Jose Mourinho was over an Instagram video.  Footage from Sky Sports emerged earlier this month of the pair exchanging words and frosty looks, just one day after the French international was stripped of the vice-captaincy. JUST IN! ? Frosty footage just in from …

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Five Potential Replacements For Jose Mourinho At Manchester United

On Tuesday morning, Manchester United announced that they would be parting company with their manager Jose Mourinho after the Portuguese spent three years at Old Trafford. Mourinho had come under fire following a disappointing season and numerous reported fall-outs with players as the situation came to a head following their lacklustre 3-1 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday. As the special …

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Manchester United Dismiss Reports Of Mourinho Sacking

Manchester United have dismissed reports suggesting that manager Jose Mourinho would be sacked following Saturday’s game against Newcastle, regardless of the result. According to a number of reports, Mourinho has the full backing of Manchester United, despite their poor start to the season which sees them sitting 10th in the table having made their worst start to a league campaign …

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Report: Mourinho Facing United Sack Regardless Of Newcastle Result

Jose Mourinho’s turbulent time as Manchester United manager could end with him being sacked as soon as this weekend, according to a British press report. United’s stuttering start to the season has seen the experienced Portuguese coach’s position at Old Trafford repeatedly called into question. But the spotlight on Mourinho intensified when Britain’s Daily Mirror newspaper reported late Friday he …

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