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Potential Wayne Rooney Replacement Has Admitted Desire To Leave Real Madrid [Report]

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Manchester United are planning for life without Wayne Rooney. Despite being Manchester United’s captain and a long standing member of their squad, it appears Wayne Rooney’s time as a key player at Old Trafford is coming to a close. Although numerous fans and commentators have been questioning Rooney’s performances for some time now, until recently the 30 year-old has maintained …

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Watch: Ridiculous Video Of United Misses Shows Why José Mourinho Is So Frustrated

By now most football fans will have heard José Mourinho’s latest eyebrow raising comments about United’s draw at home to struggling Stoke City being, “From minute one everything was beautiful. The first chance, the one Paul missed, was beautiful football.” On reflection, after watching this video where one Twitter user compiled all of the chances United created, he may have …

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Wayne Rooney’s Stats Show He’s Playing A Dangerously Safe Game

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It seems as if when Wayne Rooney does something correct these days, instant criticism will be drawn regardless of action. The Manchester United captain was a source of amusement on Thursday in the Europa League, as a miskick allowed Zlatan Ibrahimovic to nod in on the goal line to win the game against Zorya. Today, the England international managed to …

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Twitter Reacts To Another Unintended Wayne Rooney Assist

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Twitter had a lot of fun with Wayne Rooney’s unintended assist against Zorya on Thursday night in the Europa League and the trend has continued this weekend with the Manchester United captain again the subject of more rousing after he was dispossessed in the lead up to Anthony Martial’s opener in United’s 1-1 draw with Stoke on Saturday. Anthony Martial goal …

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Manchester United Plotting January Raid For French Midfielder [Report]

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: Tiemoue Bakayoko of AS Monaco and Erik Lamela of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the UEFA Champions League match between Tottenham Hotspur FC and AS Monaco FC at Wembley Stadium on September 14, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

It appears José Mourinho continues to see the light as Manchester United look set to bolster their ailing midfield and give up the notion that Wayne Rooney and/or Marouane Fellaini can play in midfield. Highly-rated 22-year-old Tiemoue Bakayoko, who plays for AS Monaco, has been earmarked as the next addition to their ranks, according to The Sun. Presumably this would mean that …

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Manchester United Star Zlatan Ibrahimovic Failed To Conceal His Anger At Wayne Rooney Last Night

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Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has criticised Wayne Rooney following the Red Devils’ win over Zorya in the Europa League on Thursday night. Ibrahimovic scored the winner in the 69th minute in what was a lacklustre and quite frankly boring game, getting on the end of Rooney’s attempted shot. The Swede has started well in Manchester, having a habit of …

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José Mourinho Provides Injury Updates On Several Manchester United Players Ahead Of Zorya Tie

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28: Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho answers questions from the media at a press conference following a Manchester United training session at Aon Training Complex on September 28, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

While Manchester City and Arsenal prepare for Champions League ties tonight, Manchester United have the slightly less glamorous setting of a Europa League tie against Ukranian side Zorya Luhansk to get ready for. Without disrespecting the competition or Thursday night’s opponents, it stands to reason that manager José Mourinho will have bigger ambitions for his side. However, the main task at …

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Coshcast: Premier League Weekend Review

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Welcome to season 4, episode 7 of the Coshcast! On this week’s episode: Jose Mourinho drops Wayne Rooney and the resulting earthquake changes the footballing landscape radically enough that it allows Arsenal to finally and emphatically defeat Chelsea. At Anfield, Jurgen Klopp’s Redmen give out a Hull of a beating, leaving Mike Phelan a little down on his birthday, City wring …

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José Mourinho Shuts Down Talk Of A Rift With Wayne Rooney, Insists He’s ‘Happy’

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Manchester United manager José Mourinho insisted that there is ‘no problem’ between him and Wayne Rooney despite his club captain being left on the bench during United’s 4-1 rout of Leicester City at Old Trafford on Saturday. Rooney was replaced in the starting XI by attacking midfielder Juan Mata who immediately rewarded his manager’s faith with a well-taken goal in …

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Manchester United 4-1 Leicester City: Player Ratings On An Easy Afternoon For Mourinho

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Paul Pogba of Manchester United celebrates scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on September 24, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Manchester United looked to bounce back from two successive Premier League defeats this afternoon when they took on Premier League champions Leicester City at Old Trafford. Wayne Rooney was left out of the starting lineup today, and it was Chris Smalling, Rooney’s replacement as captain for the day, who opened the scoring for the home side midway through the first …

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Paul Pogba’s Unbelievable Stats From Manchester United’s Victory Over Leicester City

Manchester United v Leicester City - Premier League

Paul Pogba came in for a great deal of criticism after Manchester United suffered three consecutive defeats. What a difference 90 minutes makes. Prior to this afternoon’s fixture between Manchester United and Leicester City, commentators were beginning to question whether Paul Pogba would be able to justify his £89 million price tag. While some were quick to label the French midfielder …

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Man United Fans’ Deliriously Happy Reaction To Wayne Rooney Finally Being Dropped

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José Mourinho has finally done the necessary and taken Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney out of the firing line. The misfiring 30-year-0ld has been an automatic starter in all of Mourinho’s matches thus far (bar the Europa League defeat at Feyenoord) but despite playing in a variety of positions, his below-par performances have seen him draw criticism from the public …

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José Mourinho Drops Wayne Rooney From Manchester United Side To Face Leicester City

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 21: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United looks on during the EFL Cup Third Round match between Northampton Town and Manchester United at Sixfields on September 21, 2016 in Northampton, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Manchester United face champions Leicester City at Old Trafford this afternoon in the Premier League, and there is huge pressure on the Red Devils. After three consecutive defeats, United bounced back to beat Northampton in the League Cup during the week, but today’s tie is simply massive. If they lose to the champions at home today, they could find themselves nine …

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Manchester United Have Identified Wayne Rooney’s Replacement And Will Make January Move [Report]

Wayne Rooney’s place in Manchester United’s starting XI has come under question. Despite the season may only being a few weeks old, questions are already being asked of Manchester United and their squad. Three consecutive defeats have raised the prospect of Jose Mourinho making a number of changes as he attempts to keep United from falling behind their title rivals during …

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