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Pep Guardiola: A Victim Of His Own High Standards?

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 03: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on December 3, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images) Pep Guardiola

Has Pep Guardiola set the bar impossibly high for himself? When I was 13 it was arranged that my friend would have his first kiss down a laneway in our local housing estate. The girl he was meant to kiss was tall, blonde and pretty and all the lads were routeing for him. All except me, because this girl was …

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Zlatan: ‘I Was Close To Joining City Or Arsenal But I Couldn’t Turn Down Mourinho’


Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said that he was close to joining Arsenal and Manchester City in the past, but that he could not turn down the opportunity to reunite with former manager Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. Mourinho, who took over from former United manager Louis Van Gaal in May, enjoyed tremendous success with Ibrahimovic when the two …

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Underwhelming Manchester United Winger May Leave Old Trafford [Report]

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 16: Memphis Depay of Manchester United takes the ball past Scott Sinclair of Aston Villa during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford on April 16, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho’s rebuilding process is well under way at Old Trafford, with three signings – Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Eric Bailly – all confirmed to be joining Manchester United this summer. However, with Mourinho being proactive early on in the transfer window and looking to build his United side, it’s believed some players will depart, with the 53-year-old expected …

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Is Chelsea Boss Jose Mourinho On The Brink?

This is potentially a critical week for the future of Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. With Chelsea’s Premier League ambitions already laying in tatters with just 15 points from the first 15 games, the Special One’s uncertain future is starting to look more and more certain. The crunch clash with Porto this week may trigger the end of Mourinho’s second reign …

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Jose Mourinho Reveals Truth Behind Manchester United Rumours After Fergie’s Retirement

Jose Mourinho has finally spoken about the rumours that suggested he was overlooked for the Manchester United job after Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement.  When the legendary Manchester United manager eventually announced his retirement back in 2013, many felt that Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho was a shoe in for the job. The Special One was just after finishing with Real Madrid …

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Jose Mourinho Is Well And Truly Losing The Plot

This has not just been a bad start for Chelsea and Jose Mourinho, it’s been a seismic and valuable commendation for English football. Most fans have now departed from the preposterous “best league in the world” narrative that has been endlessly shoved by shameless pundits, commentators and rubbish red top columnists; this heavy handed Premier League illuminati who won’t stop …

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Does Raheem Sterling Really Have Anywhere To Go?

Following his ‘rogue’ BBC interview, he’s been linked with direct rivals Arsenal and arch enemies, Manchester United. But where could Raheem Sterling really go, if anywhere at all?  As we now all know Raheem Sterling was discussing his contract last week, much to the annoyance of Brendan Rodgers and the Fenway Sports Group. In the aftermath of his ‘rogue’ interview …

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5 Talking Points From Southampton vs Chelsea

It finished 1-1 but what a cracker at St Mary’s. 1. Ronald Koeman should be in the running for Manager of the Year After Brendan Rodgers took the title last May the Manager of the Year accolade may be viewed as somewhat of a poisoned chalice. Nonetheless Koeman’s Southampton this season have been nothing short of outstanding. An incredible start to the season …

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Tactics: Chelsea 1-3 Atlético Madrid

After last week’s dour 0-0 at the Vicente Calderón, Atlético Madrid progressed to the Champions League Final after an impressive beating of Chelsea. Diego Simeone’s men were more at home in a game that suited their style of play, particularly after they had scored an away goal and taken the lead in the tie. They scored two near-identical goals either …

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PA Team of the Week – Gameweek 24

Arsenal regained top spot and Stoke beat Man United for the first time at home in 30 years this weekend to make it eight defeats on the trot for David Moyes. Elsewhere Sunderland ran riot in the Tyne-Wear derby, and someone has finally stopped the Man City goal machine. It’s the PA Team of the Week, taking a 3-5-2 formation, …

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