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Man Utd vs Southampton: Solskjaer Set to Break EPL Record
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Man Utd vs Southampton: Solskjaer Set to Break EPL Record

Manchester United, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is set to break a 27-year-old record at Old Trafford when his side tackle Southampton in the Premier League on Monday night. Solskjaer’s side is in the middle of a 17-game unbeaten run in all competitions, and United will go third on the Premier League table ahead of Chelsea and Leicester City if they beat Southampton tonight. Man United have not lost a match since the restart of the Premier League. Their last three games have all ended with margins of three goals, with the likes of Mason Greenwood, Bruno Fernandes and Anthony Martial in great form. However, according to the Daily Star, Solskjaer stands on the brink of setting a new Premier League record if he features the same starting XI that defeated Aston Villa 3-0 in their p...
Ighalo, Iheanacho Name Players Responsible For Their Early Success In England
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Ighalo, Iheanacho Name Players Responsible For Their Early Success In England

Super Eagles’ Strikers, Odion Ighalo and Kelechi Iheanacho have attributed their quick acclimatisation in England to some players, who took them under their wings when they arrived in Manchester. Iheanacho began his sojourn in England at Manchester City before moving to Leicester, while Ighalo is on loan at Manchester United. In a report published by mirror.co.uk, Ighalo picks De Gea, Juan Mata and Sergio Romero as the three ‘brothers’ who have helped him settle into life at Old Trafford. The former Watford striker has enjoyed an impressive run of form on his return to England after joining United in January. Ighalo has netted four goals in three starts since his loan switch from Shanghai Shenhua, and is now in line to make his stay permanent. “I have a lot of guys there...
Solskjaer’s Squad for EPL Clash Revealed [Full list]
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Solskjaer’s Squad for EPL Clash Revealed [Full list]

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer, will be without Marcus Rashford, when they take on Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday. Rashford was missing from the travelling party, having picked up a back problem against Wolves in the FA Cup earlier in the week. Solskjaer has however been given a defensive boost though, with the return of Eric Bailly to the matchday squad. Bailly last played for United on their pre-season tour, but made a comeback from a knee injury for the Under-23s a week last Friday. Solskjaer said returning defenders Bailly and Timothy Fosu-Mensah, will be important options for him for the rest of the season. Manchester United squad vs Liverpool: De Gea, Romero, Grant, Jones, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Williams, Bailly, Maguire, Dal...
Kepa had an incredible end of the season’ – Moreno reveals why De Gea was dropped by Spain
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Kepa had an incredible end of the season’ – Moreno reveals why De Gea was dropped by Spain

The Chelsea goalkeeper has started La Roja's last three contests and appears to have claimed the No.1 shirt from his United counterpart for now David de Gea’s time as Spain No.1 is not over, according to Robert Moreno, but the assistant coach conceded Kepa Arrizabalaga’s end-of-season form has influenced the decision to start the Chelsea man in the short term. Kepa has now started Spain’s last three international clashes, and while Euro qualification matches against minnows Malta and the Faroe Islands did not raise eyebrows, his continuation in the lineup against Sweden did. De Gea came under fire with Spain for his performances during the World Cup, as well as the Nations League, leading to question over his place in the squad.
‘We all have ups and downs’ – Reina offers backing to De Gea after end-of-season struggles
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‘We all have ups and downs’ – Reina offers backing to De Gea after end-of-season struggles

The AC Milan goalkeeper, who has been a team-mate of the Manchester United star at international level, has backed him to rediscover his best form Former Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina has offered his support to David de Gea, insisting that he just needs to regain confidence to help him recover from his end-of-season struggles at Manchester United. De Gea is widely regarded as one of the world's top goalkeepers, although a series of uncharacteristic errors at the end of the 2018-19 season saw him thrust into the spotlight for the wrong reasons. Mistakes were made against the likes of Barcelona, Chelsea and Manchester City as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side were dumped out of the Champions League and failed to secure a top-four finish in the Premier League table.
See The Goalkeeper Man United Want To Sign To Replace De Gea
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See The Goalkeeper Man United Want To Sign To Replace De Gea

Manchester United have submitted a bid to sign Ajax goalkeeper, Andre Onana, the Daily Record reports. United have been in talks with David De Gea, over a new contract but nothing has been agreed yet. De Gea has just one year remaining on his current contract and would be free to negotiate with teams in Europe from the start of January. The Spain international is demanding a significant increase on his current deal, that would see him earn parity with Alexis Sanchez, who earns a basic salary of £400,000 a week. But United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward is not willing to match De Gea’s terms and is now actively seeking replacements. The club has submitted a bid for Onana, but Ajax have rejected the offer. United are also unwilling to meet Ajax’s asking price for Ona...
Dea Gea ‘could play for Barcelona or Man City’, says former Man Utd goalkeeping coach
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Dea Gea ‘could play for Barcelona or Man City’, says former Man Utd goalkeeping coach

The Spain international is enduring a tough time in the Premier League at present, but Frans Hoek still considers him to be one of the world's best David de Gea “could play for Barcelona or Manchester City”, says former Manchester United goalkeeping coach Frans Hoek. The Spain international has endured a tough time of late in English football. Uncharacteristic errors have crept into his game, leading to questions being asked of his contribution and mindset. A dip in his usually high standards has occurred amid uncertainty surrounding his future at Old Trafford. De Gea is yet to commit to an extended stay with United past the end of his current contract, which is due to expire in the summer of 2020. A move is now being mooted for the 28-year-old, with Paris Saint-Germa...
Man United Issue Strong Warning To De Gea
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Man United Issue Strong Warning To De Gea

Manchester United have warned David De Gea, that they will not offer him improved contract terms, with the current deal on the table their final offer, Sport reports. The Spanish goalkeeper is out of contract with the Red Devils in 2020 and has yet to sign a new deal. This has led to De Gea being linked with Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid. United are believed to have offered De Gea around £300,000-a-week to renew, but the 28-year-old is holding out of for around 50% more. Alexis Sanchez is the club’s current highest earner on £450,000-a-week and De Gea feels he is entitled to just as much. United have firmly put the ball back into De Gea’s court, telling him to either accept the current offer or walk away from the negotiating table.
Gary Neville names 6 Manchester United players that have been underperforming
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Gary Neville names 6 Manchester United players that have been underperforming

Former Manchester United defender, Gary Neville, has named six players at the club, who are “stars” but are performing “well below their standard.” Ole Gunnar Solskjaer watched his team get thrashed 4-0 by Everton on Sunday. United went into the game desperate for all three points to secure a top-four finish and a place in the Champions League next season. But they failed to muster a single shot on goal, prompting Neville to slam the attitude of some individuals after the game. He also named six players he wants to see more from. Neville said on Sky Sports: “There are five forwards at that club: Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, Romelu Lukaku, Alexis Sanchez and Paul Pogba – who is nearer to the front. “Star players, those five, they can be the best in their position, but...
Livescore: Latest EPL Result for Manchester United vs West Ham
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Livescore: Latest EPL Result for Manchester United vs West Ham

Manchester United welcome West Ham in Saturday’s last Premier League fixture. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men have lost four of their last five fixtures and are currently sitting in sixth place. However, they can climb into top four places, with Chelsea and Arsenal not in action until Sunday and Monday respectively. Kick off is 5.30pm West African time. Man United XI vs West Ham: De Gea, Dalot, Jones, Smalling, Rojo, Mata, Fred, Pogba, Lingard, Lukaku, Martial West Ham XI vs Man United: Fabianski, Zabaleta, Ogbonna, Balbuena, Masuaku, Rice, Noble, Snodgrass, Lanzini, Anderson, Chicharito Saturday, April 13 17:30 Manchester United vs West Ham
Solskjaer Reveals Who Caused Manchester United’s 2-0 Defeat to Arsenal
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Solskjaer Reveals Who Caused Manchester United’s 2-0 Defeat to Arsenal

Manchester United interim manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has blamed his players for giving Arsenal too much room, following their 2-0 loss at the Emirates on Sunday. Granit Xhaka’s shot swerved past David De Gea to give the Gunners the lead, before Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sealed victory from the spot in the second half. Solskjaer feels his players had a hangover from their 3-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain in midweek and started slowly. “Well we started slow and maybe a backlash from Wednesday. We created chances but when they get the first goal it’s a different game. “We played a better game today than in the cup. We had more chances. Sometimes this happens. “Today I can’t remember any proper saves De Gea has to make. I think the r...
Latest Champions League Result for PSG vs Manchester United
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Latest Champions League Result for PSG vs Manchester United

All eyes will be on Parc des Princes this week, when Paris Saint-Germain welcomes Manchester United, in the Champions League round of 16-second leg. The Ligue 1 champions won the first leg at Old Trafford 2-0. With talisman Paul Pogba suspended for this game, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be hoping his team has enough to progress away from home. The match kicks off 9 pm West African time. Manchester United XI vs PSG: De Gea, Young, Bailly, Smalling, Lindelof, Shaw, McTominay, Fred, Pereira, Rashford, Lukaku PSG XI vs Manchester United: Buffon, Kehrer, Thiago Silva, Kimpembe, Bernat, Verratti, Marquinhos, Dani Alves, Draxler, Di María, Mbappe Wednesday, March 6 First half: United lead 2-1, thanks to Lukaku brace. Bernat scored...
De Gea to Become Highest Paid Footballer In EPL History
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De Gea to Become Highest Paid Footballer In EPL History

De Gea is set to become the highest paid footballer in English Premier League (EPL) history, after Manchester United offered him a £400,000 per week pay. The amount was offered to the Spanish International to ward off interest from La Liga Giants Real Madrid. The new deal includes bonuses which will make the 28-year old commit his future to the club. If De Gea agrees to the deal, he will be surpassing the League’s highest earner at present which is Manchester United striker, Alexis Sanchez with his £350,000-a-week deal. De Gea was highly impressive during United’s 1-0 victory at Wembley against Tottenham last Sunday. The game saw the club record its 6th straight win under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
What Ole Solskjaer told Man Utd players in First Meeting
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What Ole Solskjaer told Man Utd players in First Meeting

Manchester United caretaker manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer met with players of the club for the first time, and here is what he told them. At the meeting, the Norwegian reminded the squad of their quality by singling out Paul Pogba as a World Cup winner and also De Gea as the best goalkeeper in the world. Solskjaer was appointed caretaker manager after Jose Mourinho was announced to have left the club on Tuesday. He will be working with Sir Alex Ferguson’s assistant, Mike Phelan. His first task will be against his former side Cardiff City and the squad has promised to hand him victory in the game.
Chelsea vs Man United : Mourinho Infuriated
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Chelsea vs Man United : Mourinho Infuriated

Chelsea vs Man United : Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho had to be restrained by stewards in the aftermath of Ross Barkley’s 96th minute equaliser to salvage Chelsea’s unbeaten record under Maurizio Sarri in a thrilling 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea vs Man United Mourinho took exception to the celebrations of one of Sarri’s backroom staff, Marco Ianni, who ran in front of the Portuguese on the touchline, as he seemed set for a sweet victory over his old club after Anthony Martial scored twice to cancel out Antonio Rudiger’s opener. Players and coaches from both benches had to separated in a melee after Barkley’s late strike. Mourinho also then gestured with three fingers towards the Chelsea fans in reference to the three Premier League titles he won for the club ...
Martial’s Second Came From A Luiz Mistake
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Martial’s Second Came From A Luiz Mistake

Chelsea could scarcely believe they were behind, nor United that they were ahead. United had looked so lost but they looked to be en route to a morale-boosting three points at Stamford Bridge for the first time since 2012. Chelsea barely created a chance in the dying moments but Mike Dean awarded six minutes of injury time and the Blues found a dramatic equaliser by throwing the kitchen sink at the United defence. David Luiz won a header from an angled ball into the box and his effort came back off the post and into a six-yard box scramble. De Gea made an incredible stop from Rudiger to prevent an immediate goal but Ross Barkley, brought on in the dying stages, converted to maintain Chelsea’s unbeaten run.  
Manchester United Fear Losing David De Gea After Failed Talks With Agent Jorge Mendes
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Manchester United Fear Losing David De Gea After Failed Talks With Agent Jorge Mendes

Manchester United star David De Gea is ‘reluctant’ to commit his future to the club and could leave for free in 2019 if the club’s fortunes don’t improve, according to reports. The Spaniard signed a four-year deal with the option of an extra 12 months following the collapse of his dream move to Real Madrid in 2015. De Gea’s since become the best goalkeeper in the world and has won four of United’s last five Player of the Year awards. Jose Mourinho insisted early in the season that United were confident of keeping De Gea but the Telegraph report the Spaniard is having second thoughts. De Gea is valued at around £100m (Picture: Getty) The report claims United met with De Gea’s agent, Jorge Mendes, last Friday in London but failed to come to an agreement. The club now fear De Gea is hav...
Manchester United confident goalkeeper David de Gea will sign a new deal
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Manchester United confident goalkeeper David de Gea will sign a new deal

The 27-year-old has been repeatedly linked with a move to the Bernabeu since 2015, when United and Real agreed a £29m deal which would see Keylor Navas moving in the opposite direction in part exchange, only for the move to fall through when the paperwork was not completed in time. Courtois' transfer from Chelsea to join the European champions last weekmeans United are increasingly optimistic of agreeing a new contract with De Gea.
De Gea ‘Very Happy’ At Man Utd As Real Madrid Rumors Persist
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De Gea ‘Very Happy’ At Man Utd As Real Madrid Rumors Persist

David de Gea has declared himself to be “very happy” at Manchester United amid ongoing links to La Liga giants Real Madrid. Following a slow start to his time at Old Trafford which saw early questions asked of his suitability to life in the Premier League, the Spain international has matured into one of the finest goalkeepers in world football. That standing continues to spark plenty of transfer talk, with a return to his roots in Madrid having been mooted for some time. Real are reported to be plotting another approach for the summer of 2018 but De Gea claims to be enjoying his time in England as he closes in on seven years of service with the Red Devils. The 27-year-old told Premier League Productions while reflecting on his stint with United: “Yeah, time flies by doesn’t it? “When ...