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Man Utd Star Mctominay Is A ‘Monster Of A Human Being’, Solskjaer Gushes
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Man Utd Star Mctominay Is A ‘Monster Of A Human Being’, Solskjaer Gushes

The 24-year-old scored the game's only goal against Watford as United advanced in the FA Cup ​Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has lavished praise on midfielder Scott McTominay, calling the Scotland star a "monster of a human being" after his winner against Watford on Saturday. McTominay's header in the fifth minute against the Hornets was the game's only goal at Old Trafford, sending United through to the FA Cup fourth round with a 1-0 win. The 24-year-old has now scored four goals in all competitions this season, one short of his best tally in a single campaign (five in 37 appearances in 2019-20). With United starting a number of reserves, McTominay also had the honour of wearing the captain's armband for the Red Devils for the first time. Speaking to the B...
Robin Sadler Joins Manchester United
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Robin Sadler Joins Manchester United

Manchester United have announced that Robin Sadler has joined the Red Devils as head of rehabilitation and physiotherapy. Sadler is expected to oversee service provision for first-team, Academy and Women’s teams at Old Trafford. Man United disclosed this in a statement on Monday. “Manchester United is pleased to announce that Robin Sadler has joined the club as head of rehabilitation & physiotherapy. “This is a new position that will oversee service provision for first-team, Academy and Women’s teams,” Man United’s statement read. Robin’s most recent role was the head physiotherapist at the English club, Derby County. He previously worked at Manchester City for 17 years, in the Academy and first-team medical departments.
‘Maguire doesn’t inspire like Keane or Robson’ – Man Utd captain is too quiet & lacks aggression, says Kanchelskis
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‘Maguire doesn’t inspire like Keane or Robson’ – Man Utd captain is too quiet & lacks aggression, says Kanchelskis

A former Old Trafford favourite has questioned whether the England international is the right man to lead Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side Harry Maguire doesn't inspire those around him like Roy Keane or Bryan Robson, according to Andrei Kanchelskis, who says the Manchester United captain is too quiet and lacks aggression. More than a few eyebrows were raised when United forked out a world-record fee of £80 million ($107m) to sign Maguire from Leicester City in the summer of 2019. The England international had shone during his time at the King Power Stadium, winning a regular spot in England's national team in the process, but had yet to experience club football at the highest level when he arrived at Old Trafford.
‘Cavani has nothing to prove’ – Tuchel well aware of threat ‘reliable’ Man Utd striker will pose PSG
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‘Cavani has nothing to prove’ – Tuchel well aware of threat ‘reliable’ Man Utd striker will pose PSG

The German head coach talked up the quality of his former player ahead of the French champions' trip to Old Trafford Thomas Tuchel insists Edinson Cavani has nothing to prove against Paris Saint-Germain, and that he's well aware of the threat the "reliable" Manchester United striker will pose his team. PSG travel to Old Trafford to face Group H leaders United in Manchester on Wednesday, with all eyes on star centre-forward Cavani. Cavani joined United on a free transfer on deadline day in October, having left PSG as the Ligue 1 champions' all-time leading scorer with 200 goals to his name in June.
‘This team is going places’ – Solskjaer bullish over Man Utd future
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‘This team is going places’ – Solskjaer bullish over Man Utd future

The Red Devils boss remains focused on the club and not his own position at the helm Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has deflected questions about his long-term future at the club, instead insisting that "this team is going places". The Norwegian club legend is contracted at Old Trafford until 2022 with the Red Devils yet to give any indication of whether they intend to stick with Solskjaer beyond that. United's results so far this season have been mixed with Solskjaer's side winning just four of their first eight Premier League games to currently sit 13th.
Solskjaer was a panic appointment & Man Utd have lost fear factor, says Ince
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Solskjaer was a panic appointment & Man Utd have lost fear factor, says Ince

The former Red Devil has expressed his belief that "something's not quite right" at Old Trafford after the club's poor start to the 2020-21 campaign Manchester United's board of directors "panicked" in appointing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, according to Paul Ince, who says his old club have lost their fear factor under the current manager. Solskjaer brought up his 100th game in charge at Old Trafford on Sunday, but had very little to celebrate by the end of a heavyweight clash with Arsenal. The Gunners ran out 1-0 winners thanks to a Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang penalty, with the defeat compounding United's worst start to a top-flight season since David Moyes' doomed tenure in 2013-14.
Paul Pogba Admits He Made A “Stupid Mistake” After Conceding Penalty To Arsenal
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Paul Pogba Admits He Made A “Stupid Mistake” After Conceding Penalty To Arsenal

United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer felt Sunday's Old Trafford contest had "0-0 all over it" until Pogba needlessly lunged in on Hector Bellerin midway through the second half. Bellerin appeared to be in a position of no danger when Pogba moved in and succeeded only in kicking the Spaniard, drawing the penalty which Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang converted to settle the game. "Maybe I was a bit out of breath and it made me do this stupid mistake," the France international told BBC Sport. "I felt like I touched him a bit and I knew I was in the box. I shouldn't have given a penalty away like that. "I'm not the best defensively in the box but I can learn and work on that." It was the third time Pogba, 27, had conceded a penalty during Solskjaer's time as United manager. No-one ...
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Blames Empty Old Trafford For Manchester United’s Terrible Home Form
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Blames Empty Old Trafford For Manchester United’s Terrible Home Form

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has blamed an empty Old Trafford for his side's 1-0 defeat to Arsenal. Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang's penalty gave Arsenal the victory on Sunday as United's home woes continue. They're yet to win a Premier League game at home this season and Solskjaer thinks a lack of crowd is impacting his players. Per Daily Mail, he explained: "From the first half we never turned up. They were better than us. A couple of half decent chances, second half it didn't look like they would score other than a penalty, we have to turn up with more intensity. "That might be a reason, when you think you have played well you take foot off the pedal, but that's now how it works. We weren't at the races. "Today we were too sloppy, too many passes went ast...
Arsenal beat Manchester United at Old Trafford for first time in 14 years
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Arsenal beat Manchester United at Old Trafford for first time in 14 years

Arsenal won away at Manchester United in the Premier League for the first time in 14 years as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s penalty earned a thoroughly deserved 1-0 win for the Gunners on Sunday. . United’s run without a home win in the league stretches to six games as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men sink to 15th in the table. . Starved of the chance to counter-attack by the visitors’ disciplined set-up, United were far from the threat that thrashed RB Leipzig 5-0 in the Champions League in midweek. . Arsenal have struggled for goals of late, but were gifted the chance to win the game by Paul Pogba’s mis-timed lunge on Hector Bellerin and Aubameyang’s first league goal since the opening day of the season moved Mikel Arteta’s men up to eighth. . Victory also ended a run of 29 games wit...
Manchester United Say They Can Safely Host 23,500 Fans At Old Trafford
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Manchester United Say They Can Safely Host 23,500 Fans At Old Trafford

Spectators have been barred from games since the league resumed in June after a three-month hiatus due to the pandemic, with fans last present at Old Trafford during United's 2-0 derby victory over Manchester City in March. The U.K. government had hoped to allow limited crowds back into sporting venues from October, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson put those plans on hold last month amid a surge in cases. "We spent around two months working with the government guidelines to... make sure we can have around 23,500 people in this stadium safely social distancing," United's chief operating officer Collette Roche told Sky Sports. "It's quite bemusing to understand why people can gather in other settings such as on an aeroplane or a restaurant, or even in a cinema to watch football,...
Brighton boss Potter delighted with deal for Welbeck: Undoubted pedigree
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Brighton boss Potter delighted with deal for Welbeck: Undoubted pedigree

      Brighton boss Graham Potter is delighted with their deal for Danny Welbeck`. The former Manchester United, Arsenal and Watford forward has agreed a one-year deal with Albion. Potter said, “We are delighted to have Danny joining us. He will complement our existing striking options. “He's got an undoubted pedigree, and he is quick and technically very good. He will add to our attacking threat and we are thrilled to add another player of his experience and quality." The Manchester-born 29-year-old began his career at Old Trafford. He played close to 100 games for both United and Arsenal. He has 42 caps for England, and has scored 16 times for his country. Technical director Dan Ashworth added, “I think Danny's arrival concludes what we feel has ...
Rashford’s Emotional Apology To Man Utd Fans After Spurs Hiding
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Rashford’s Emotional Apology To Man Utd Fans After Spurs Hiding

Marcus Rashford said there is "no hiding" and promised Manchester United "will do better" in an emotional apology to the club's fans in the wake of the 6-1 hiding against Tottenham.Jose Mourinho enjoyed a day to remember on his return to Old Trafford as Harry Kane and Son Heung-min scored twice in a rout that represented United's joint-worst in a home Premier League game. Anthony Martial was controversially sent off with Spurs 2-1 up, Erik Lamela perhaps fortunate to escape punishment having seemingly swung an elbow at the forward that drew a retaliatory raising of the hand to the winger's throat. But the dismissal was no excuse for United's abject defending throughout and manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said the defeat showed "the worst you can get" from the Red Devils. United for...
Manchester United embarrassed in a home defeat to Tottenham
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Manchester United embarrassed in a home defeat to Tottenham

  It would be possible to dismiss a 6-1 capitulation as a one-off brought on by the harsh dismissal of Anthony Martial in the first half. Possible but unwise. If this was an aberration then how do you explain the comprehensive 3-1 defeat at home to Crystal Palace a fortnight ago? Or the incredibly fortunate 3-2 win at Brighton last week that should have ended in a comfortable win for the home side? United could easily be on zero points now with a goal difference well into minus double figures after three games. Throughout this horror show, the television cameras focused morbidly on Ed Woodward sat on his own in the stands. The United chief swigged nervously on a bottle of water, no doubt hoping there was something a little stronger inside and that his mask was big enough t...
Mourinho’s Tottenham Humble Manchester United 6 -1 At Old Trafford
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Mourinho’s Tottenham Humble Manchester United 6 -1 At Old Trafford

Manchester United on Sunday suffered a shameful 6 – 1 defeat in the hands of hungry and ferocious Tottenham Hotspur. Although the Red Devils scored an early goal to maintain an early lead, it was short-lived as they conceded 4 goals before the end of the first half, and 2 more goals in the second half. With Martial sent out by the referee, Tottenham proved unstoppable and things only got worse for United. Manchester United has now conceded 11 goals in 2 premier league games this season, and continues to remain at the bottom 5 on the log. The game was a huge reward for Jose Mourinho’s side which endured a bad break during last week’s encounter with Newcastle following a disappointing VAR decision that awarded Newcastle a penalty shortly before the stoppage time.
‘He’s Not Going To Sleep Very Well!’ – Mourinho Sympathises With Solskjaer
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‘He’s Not Going To Sleep Very Well!’ – Mourinho Sympathises With Solskjaer

The former Red Devils manager knows the pain of a heavy defeat and believes his counterpart is in for a rough night Jose Mourinho has stated that he does not believe Tottenham's demolition of Manchester United will "destroy" Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his squad, but the former Red Devils boss did profess his sympathy for his successor after their 6-1 mauling. Spurs ran rampant over a 10-man Red Devils side at Old Trafford in Sunday's Premier League clash, with doubles for Son Heung-min and Harry Kane helping to deal the damage on an often woeful performance from the hosts. Despite an early Bruno Fernandes penalty handing them a second-minute lead, United capitulated at the back in dramatic fashion, with further goals from Tanguy Ndombele and Serge Aurier helping to cement a famous vic...
Bruno Fernandes happy to pass on penalty duty at Man Utd despite boasting perfect record
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Bruno Fernandes happy to pass on penalty duty at Man Utd despite boasting perfect record

The Portugal international midfielder has got plenty of practice in from the spot since joining the Red Devils, but others are allowed to step up Bruno Fernandes boasts a perfect penalty record at Manchester United, with eight efforts converted from as many attempts, but the Portuguese claims he would move aside if others wanted to step up. The Red Devils knew they were acquiring a dead-ball specialist when putting a deal in place with Sporting during the January transfer window. Fernandes slotted seamlessly into the fold at Old Trafford, with free-kicks and corners immediately falling under his remit.
‘I think he’ll score two every game’ – Giggs hails Manchester United star Greenwood
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‘I think he’ll score two every game’ – Giggs hails Manchester United star Greenwood

The 18-year-old seems destined for a career as a successful centre forward, according to the man whose No 11 shirt he has inherited Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has heaped praise upon Mason Greenwood, who is a player so good he looks like “he’s going to  scoretwo every game”. The 18-year-old has already made more than 50 senior appearances for the Old Trafford side, scoring 17 goals and creating five more assists in the process. He has inherited the No 11 shirt that Giggs wore for the club during his time as a player, which ran from 1990 to 2014, and the Wales boss does not believe that he will buckle under the pressure of wearing such a storied number.
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Van de Beek out of the blue but great for Man Utd’ – Brown excited by potential of Solskjaer’s side

The Red Devils have added another creative midfielder to their ranks and are being challenged to burst out of the blocks in 2020-21 Manchester United’s capture of Donny van de Beek “came out of the blue”, says Wes Brown, but the Dutch midfielder is considered to be an “excellent” addition to a squad generating plenty of excitement ahead of the 2020-21 campaign. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has snapped up another creative playmaker in a £35 million ($46m) deal with Ajax. Other targets had appeared to be figuring more prominently on the recruitment radar at Old Trafford – such as Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho – but a notable capture has been completed.
Atletico star Saul Niguez admits to being ‘very flattered’ by Man Utd transfer links
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Atletico star Saul Niguez admits to being ‘very flattered’ by Man Utd transfer links

The Spanish midfielder says rumoured interest from the Red Devils serves as solid evidence that he is doing things well at Wanda Metropolitano Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez has admitted to being "very flattered" by recent Manchester United transfer links. United were reportedly planning a summer swoop for Saul earlier this year, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer aimed to strengthen his options in the middle of the park at Old Trafford. Red Devils legend Rio Ferdinand was among those to endorse a potential move for the 25-year-old, as he said on Instagram Live: "I think he’s a major player. Composed, calm, great left foot, lovely conductor, he can score goals, tactically he’s very aware.
Sanchez says he wanted Man Utd exit after one training session
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Sanchez says he wanted Man Utd exit after one training session

Inter Milan forward Alexis Sanchez has said he was ready to end his ill-fated spell at former club Manchester United after only one training session with the Premier League side. United had signed Chile international Sanchez in January 2018 after he scored 80 goals in 3-1/2 years at Arsenal, but he failed to reach those heights at Old Trafford under both Jose Mourinho and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, with five goals in 45 games. The former Barcelona man joined Inter on loan at the start of the 2019-20 campaign, before the Italian Serie A club signed him permanently on a three-year deal in August. “I accepted the opportunity to go to United, it felt tempting and it was something good for me … but I didn’t ask for information on what was happening inside the club,” Sky Sports quoted Sa...
Henderson will take over from De Gea’ – Bosnich backs young keeper to take No 1 jersey at Manchester United
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Henderson will take over from De Gea’ – Bosnich backs young keeper to take No 1 jersey at Manchester United

The former Red Devils shot-stopper believes the Spaniard will lose his place between the sticks at some point during the 2020-21 campaign Mark Bosnich has backed Dean Henderson to take the No 1 jersey from David de Gea at Manchester United. Henderson returned to Old Trafford last week after an impressive two-year loan spell at Sheffield United, and committed to fresh terms which will see him remain at Old Trafford until 2025. The 23-year-old told United's official website after the announcement was made: "The faith that the manager and the club have shown in me with this contract means a lot to me and will continue my progression as a goalkeeper. I’ll be giving everything to improve every day so that I can play as many games as possible for this great club."
Southgate supports Henderson’s Manchester United decision
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Southgate supports Henderson’s Manchester United decision

The Three Lions boss believes he would have made the same call as the young shot-stopper and returned to Old Trafford for the new campaign England manager Gareth Southgate has backed Dean Henderson to remain at Manchester United and challenge David de Gea for the number one goalkeeping role. Henderson has returned to Old Trafford after impressing on loan at Sheffield United last season, his exploits earning a new five-year contract in Manchester. The 23-year-old, who has been included in Southgate's squad for England's Nations League fixtures against Iceland and Denmark, is in line to compete with United star De Gea for starting honours.
Man United Ready To Agree £20.8million Terms To Keep Dean Henderson
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Man United Ready To Agree £20.8million Terms To Keep Dean Henderson

Man Utd to agree £20.8million terms with Dean Henderson in other to tile him down to the club. Man Utd loanee Dean Henderson had a terrific season with Sheffield United but will United make him the first choice keeper next season? The England international has desired a regular starting spot at Old Trafford and he has been heavily linked with a move to the London club Chelsea according to the Sun-News. However, the latest news about the keeper is optimistic for the Red Devils. According to the Sun-News, the 23-year-old keeper is on the verge of accepting fresh terms with Manchester United and he is also ready to compete with David De Gea for the No.1 spot. The British outlet, on the other hand, has mentioned that the English goalie Henderson is very close to signin...
‘Lukaku is a different animal at Inter’ – Belgian striker wasn’t ‘happy’ at Man Utd, says Ince
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‘Lukaku is a different animal at Inter’ – Belgian striker wasn’t ‘happy’ at Man Utd, says Ince

A former Red Devil has been delighted to see the mercurial centre-forward rediscover his best form at San Siro after a testing spell at Old Trafford Romelu Lukaku is a "different animal" at Inter, according to Paul Ince, who says the Belgian striker wasn't "happy" at Manchester United. Lukaku's two-year stint at Old Trafford came to an end when he completed a £74 million ($97m) move to Inter in August 2019. Despite the fact that the 27-year-old scored a respectable 42 goals in 96 appearances for the Red Devils, he was subjected to fierce criticism throughout his time in Manchester.
Man Utd vs Copenhagen: Solskjaer to be Without Three Players for Europa League Clash
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Man Utd vs Copenhagen: Solskjaer to be Without Three Players for Europa League Clash

Manchester United have confirmed that their head coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, will be without three players when they take on Copenhagen in the Europa League last-8 fixture at RheinEnergieSTADION in Germany on Monday night due to injury. The players are Phil Jones, Luke Shaw and Axel Tuanzebe. Man United head to the game after knocking out LASK from the Europa League round of 16 second-leg tie at Old Trafford last Wednesday. Meanwhile, providing an update on Jones’s injury, Solskjaer said at his pre-match press conference as quoted by Man United’s official website: “Phil has been following an individualized training programme during the post-lockdown period to optimize recovery from a knee problem. “It was a good opportunity as we had sufficient cover in defensive position...
‘I didn’t want to coach De Gea any more’ – Ex-Man Utd goalkeeper coach
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‘I didn’t want to coach De Gea any more’ – Ex-Man Utd goalkeeper coach

Emilio Alvarez has played down suggestions that he was released from his role at Old Trafford, stating that it was his own decision to go Former Manchester United goalkeeping coach Emilio Alvarez has revealed that he left the club following a fallout with David De Gea over the player's future, after the shotstopper put pen to paper on a new deal at Old Trafford. The 48-year-old has played down suggestions that he was released from his role at Carrington, instead revealing that his exit came down to personal and professional differences with the Spaniard between the sticks. De Gea extended his stay with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side last September, signing a new four-year contract that will keep him in Manchester until 2023, potentially taking him up to a dozen years with the Red Dev...
Man Utd vs Southampton: We Didn’t Deserve to Win – Solskjaer
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Man Utd vs Southampton: We Didn’t Deserve to Win – Solskjaer

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has said they did not deserve the three points, after a late equaliser from Michael Obafemi gave Southampton a 2-2 draw on Monday. Marcus Rashford had cancelled out Stuart Armstrong’s early opener, before Anthony Martial put United 2-1 up. However, Obafemi struck late to ensure the points were shared at Old Trafford. The result means Solskjaer’s men stayed in fifth instead of going third on the Premier League table. “You think you have three points in the bag but we probably didn’t deserve three points today. “Southampton are a good team, they run, and run and chase. We never got into our rhythm today. We played some fantastic football at times. The two goals we scored were very, very good. “It was the worst time to con...
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Glen Johnson Predicts how Chelsea, Leicester, Man Utd will Finish

Former Liverpool defender, Glen Johnson, has predicted the position Chelsea, Leicester City and Manchester United will finish in the Premier League this season. Chelsea is currently in the third position on the Premier League table with one point ahead of fourth place, Leicester City and two points ahead of fifth-place Man United after 35 games. However, Man United will go third position on the log ahead of Chelsea and Leicester if they beat Southampton on Monday night at Old Trafford. But Johnson, who played for Chelsea between 2003 and 2007, believes Frank Lampard’s men and the Red Devils will secure the third and fourth positions ahead of Leicester. When asked which teams will finish in third and fourth position between Chelsea, Man United, and Leicester, Johnson told Da...
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...
‘There’s something wrong when De Gea sets for shots’ – Bosnich points out technical flaw in Man Utd keeper’s game
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‘There’s something wrong when De Gea sets for shots’ – Bosnich points out technical flaw in Man Utd keeper’s game

The man who once served between the sticks at Old Trafford himself has highlighted the reasons behind the Spanish shot-stopper's recent slump in form Mark Bosnich has pointed out a key technical flaw in David de Gea's game, insisting "there is something wrong" when the Manchester United goalkeeper "sets for shots". De Gea carved out a reputation as arguably the finest goalkeeper in world football during his first eight years on United's books, having arrived at Old Trafford from Atletico Madrid in the summer of 2011. The Spain international has been named the club's player of the year on three occasions, with his performances between the sticks helping to limit the damage during a frustrating transitional period for the club.
Solskjaer Told he has ‘big’ Decision to Make on Goalkeepers next Season
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Solskjaer Told he has ‘big’ Decision to Make on Goalkeepers next Season

Former England striker, Alan Shearer, has said Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has a big decision to make about goalkeepers next season. David de Gea was at fault for Tottenham’s goal as United drew 1-1 on Friday night. The result put a dent on their top-four hopes, especially with Chelsea defeating Aston Villa 2-1 yesterday. De Gea has made seven errors leading to goals this campaign, the joint most in the Premier League, while Dean Henderson has impressed on loan at Sheffield United. Shearer told the UK Sun that Solskjaer has to decide whether to stick with De Gea or give Henderson a shot at becoming No.1. “Dean Henderson has had a taste of the limelight at Sheffield United and is not going to want to sit on the Old Trafford ...
Ronaldo Welcomes Alexis Sanchez to Club
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Ronaldo Welcomes Alexis Sanchez to Club

Valladolid’s president, Ronaldo de Lima, has welcomed Inter Milan striker, Alexis Sanchez to join the club once the summer’s transfer window opens. Sanchez is currently on a season-long loan move at Inter Milan from Manchester United. The Chilean international has failed to shine at Old Trafford, following a swap deal move from Arsenal in January 2018. The 31-year-old scored only three times in 32 Premier League matches for Man United, before leaving for Italy. But Ronaldo has now offered Sanchez the chance to revive his career at the Spanish La Liga club. “Alexis Sanchez has succeeded wherever he’s gone,” Manchester Evening News quoted Ronaldo as saying. “He has a lot of quality. “If he doesn’t succeed at Inter, Valladolid will open their door...
Rooney reveals he advised Man Utd to sign Gueye a month after re-joining Everton
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Rooney reveals he advised Man Utd to sign Gueye a month after re-joining Everton

The Red Devils all-time record scorer recalls being blown away by the Toffees midfielder's talents upon his return to Goodison Park Wayne Rooney has revealed that he advised Manchester United to sign Idrissa Gueye a month after re-joining Everton. Rooney began his career at Everton before moving to United in 2004, and went on to win 16 major trophies at Old Trafford, including five Premier League titles and the Champions League. The former England international made his way back to Goodison Park on a free transfer in the summer of 2017, having been deemed surplus to requirements by then Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho.
Patrice Evra Reveals what Rashford Told him About leaving Man Utd
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Patrice Evra Reveals what Rashford Told him About leaving Man Utd

Former Manchester United defender, Patrice Evra, has claimed that striker, Marcus Rashford, told him that he would never leave the Red Devils because it is the best club in the world. Rashford, 22, had drawn the interest of Barcelona in 2018 and 2019. He was among the four strikers shortlisted by Barcelona as a possible replacement for Luis Suarez at Camp Nou. “I had a chat with Marcus when he was playing under Jose Mourinho, and he did not have a good time,” Evra told Sky Sports. “A lot of clubs were coming and asking him to leave. “I remember he said, ‘Patrice, I will never leave Manchester United because it is the best club in the world’. “When I heard that as a United fan, I was so impressed and so happy.” Rashford has been one of Man United manager, Ol...
Dimitar Berbatov Identifies Manchester Utd Seasons Player
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Dimitar Berbatov Identifies Manchester Utd Seasons Player

Former Manchester United striker, Dimitar Berbatov has identified midfielder, Fred, as the club’s player of the 2019/20 season. Fred has become a regular starter under Man United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, so far this season, following a rocky start to life at Old Trafford. But Berbatov believes the Brazilian international has been Man United’s standout performer this campaign. “At first, Fred had a difficult time at Manchester United, getting used to the tempo, with the speed of the games and the challenges,” Berbatov told Betfair ahead of Man United’s away Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur on Friday night. “It is not easy, coming from a different league, and sometimes he spent too much time on the ball and lost possession ea...
Mourinho Mocks Solskjaer Ahead of Tottenham vs Man Utd Clash
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Mourinho Mocks Solskjaer Ahead of Tottenham vs Man Utd Clash

Tottenham Hotspur coach, Jose Mourinho, seems to have added fuel to fire ahead of their first game back against his former club Manchester United, by delivering a damning assessment of rival manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. According to The Athletic, Mourinho has said the Norwegian is out of his depth at United. Solskjaer replaced Mourinho at Old Trafford in December 2018. Since then Solskjaer has overcome a difficult spell to rejuvenate his United squad, while Mourinho has struggled to hit the ground running with Spurs. United have already beaten Tottenham once this season, winning 2-1 at Old Trafford before Christmas. Solskjaer’s men are also four points ahead on the Premier League table and a win on Friday would stretch their lead and al...
Manchester United lose to Championship side, West Brom in friendly match
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Manchester United lose to Championship side, West Brom in friendly match

The Red Devils are continuing their preparations for the restart of the season with mixed results Manchester United's preparations for the Premier League restart have hit a snag after they were beaten 2-1 by Championship side West Brom in a friendly on Friday. The Red Devils lost the first of two matches against the Baggies at Old Trafford, before rallying to win the second contest 3-1. Both games were played behind-closed-doors at the famous venue as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team prepares to take on Tottenham away on June 19 in their first league match since the coronavirus hiatus. United put out two different teams across the two matches against West Brom, with Manchester Evening News reporting Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes played in midfield together during the op...
As Man Utd speculations continue, Saul insists Atletico Madrid is his ‘home’
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As Man Utd speculations continue, Saul insists Atletico Madrid is his ‘home’

Despite speculation linking him with a move to Old Trafford, the midfielder is happy to stay in La Liga Saul Niguez insisted Atletico Madrid remains his "home" despite transfer speculation, revealing he has never spoken to any club over a potential move elsewhere. Saul signed a nine-year contract extension with Atleti in 2017, though the long-term deal has not stopped rumours about the Spain international's future in the capital. Manchester United have been strongly linked with the midfielder, as the club continues to rebuild under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Saul, however, claims he is unaware if anything has gone further than stories in the media. The midfielder also made it clear that he is happy with his life in Madrid as he aims to help Diego Simeone's squad seal ...
Fergie’s Manchester United exit crushed me, I had no idea he was leaving – ZahaFergie’s Manchester United exit crushed me, I had no idea he was leaving – Zaha
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Fergie’s Manchester United exit crushed me, I had no idea he was leaving – ZahaFergie’s Manchester United exit crushed me, I had no idea he was leaving – Zaha

The Crystal Palace winger, who was the legendary Scottish manager's final signing, has opened up on his ill-fated move to Old Trafford Wilfried Zaha has insisted he had "no idea" Sir Alex Ferguson was planning to leave Manchester United after agreeing to join the club, and admits to being "crushed" by his exit. Zaha signed a five-and-a-half-year contract with the Red Devils after completing a £10 million ($13m) move from Crystal Palace in January 2013, before being sent back to Selhurst Park on loan for the remainder of the season. Shortly before the Ivory Coast international was due to join up with his new team-mates at Old Trafford, Ferguson announced he was stepping down from his post at head coach after 25 years of unprecedented success. David Moyes was swiftly drafted in to r...
‘Pogba must be more consistent to earn Real Madrid move’ – Man Utd talisman yet to fulfil potential, says Herrera
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‘Pogba must be more consistent to earn Real Madrid move’ – Man Utd talisman yet to fulfil potential, says Herrera

A man who witnessed the Frenchman's talents up close at Old Trafford says he must prove he can deliver the goods week in, week out Paul Pogba must be more "consistent" to earn a move to Real Madrid, according to Ander Herrera, who does not think the Manchester United midfielder has reached his full potential. Pogba has flattered to deceive at Old Trafford since making his way back to Manchester for a second spell at the club in 2016. United forked out £89 million ($113m) to bring the 27-year-old back from Juventus, but he has only shown flashes of the brilliance which saw him emerge as one of the top players in Europe at the Allianz Stadium. Critics have often singled Pogba out as a scapegoat for United's mediocre performances in recent years, leading to plenty of speculation over h...
Giggs explains why Ighalo is different from other Manchester United players
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Giggs explains why Ighalo is different from other Manchester United players

The United legend is thrilled to see the Nigeria forward staying at Old Trafford until January 2021 after making a statement within three months Odion Ighalo is different from his Manchester United teammates because he is a centre forward and he gives something extra off the bench, according to club legend Ryan Giggs. Earlier this week, the Nigeria striker’s loan deal at Manchester was extended until January 2021 after his impressive goalscoring contribution between January and March. Ighalo joined Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team on an initial five-month loan from Shanghai Shenhua, and he returned four goals in eight games before the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the football calendar from March.
‘At times it seems surreal’ – Mata admits he still isn’t used to playing for Manchester United
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‘At times it seems surreal’ – Mata admits he still isn’t used to playing for Manchester United

The Spaniard says he is "so proud" to follow in the footsteps of some of the legendary Red Devils that came before him at Old Trafford Juan Mata has admitted that he is still isn't used to playing for Manchester United, describing his experience at one of the world's top clubs as "surreal". Mata completed a £37 million ($47m) move to United from Chelsea in January 2014, ending a hugely successful three-year spell at Stamford Bridge. The 32-year-old became a Champions League and FA Cup winner with the Blues, establishing himself as one of the finest midfielders in Europe in the process.
Bruno Fernandes: I started crying after learning of Man Utd move
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Bruno Fernandes: I started crying after learning of Man Utd move

The Portuguese attacker was overwhelmed after hearing his childhood dream was coming true Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes has revealed he started crying when he was told about the chance to move to Old Trafford. The Portugal international officially joined the Red Devils from Sporting in January after repeatedly being linked with a transfer over the past year. Having grown up watching Cristiano Ronaldo make his name in the Premier League with United, Fernandes admits he was overwhelmed upon hearing his dream of doing the same was coming true.
Ighalo Speaks on New Man Utd Deal
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Ighalo Speaks on New Man Utd Deal

Odion Ighalo has spoken about his delight at extending his Manchester United loan deal. The 30-year-old joined United in January on an initial six-month contract from Shanghai Shenhua. Ighalo went on to score four goals in eight appearances, before it expired on May 31. However, both clubs have agreed on an extension, which will see the Nigerian striker remain at Old Trafford until January 2021. “I’m really happy. It’s a dream for me to be here. I’m buzzing and ready to go,” Ighalo told MUTV. “The last few days have been difficult as there have been different talks about it but now I’m really happy, so I need to concentrate fully. I’m here until the end of January, so it’s good for me.” The last time Ighalo featured for the Red Devils...
Checkout The Amount Manchester United Will Pay Ighalo To Keep Him Until January
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Checkout The Amount Manchester United Will Pay Ighalo To Keep Him Until January

Manchester United have extended Odion Ighalo's loan until the end of January, with United agreeing a £6million fee with Shanghai Shenhua and continuing to pay just under half of Ighalo's £300,000-a-week wages. There is no option or obligation for United to buy the 30-year-old striker when his new deal runs out on January 31. Shanghai had demanded Ighalo's return after his initial four-month loan at United expired at midnight on Sunday, but both clubs confirmed on Monday that a compromise had been reached. The breakthrough in lengthy negotiations was helped by a further delay to the Chinese Super League season which still has no start date in place. United's hand was also strengthened after China told foreign nationals late last week that there will be no visas allowing them...
Man Utd Ighalo deal won’t influence Dembele pursuit
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Man Utd Ighalo deal won’t influence Dembele pursuit

Manchester United are yet to make an offer for Lyon striker Moussa Dembele. United are monitoring Dembele's situation at Lyon and could make an approach in the upcoming transfer window, says ESPN. United yesterday announced that they had secured a loan extension for Nigeria international Odion Ighalo that will see him remain with the club until January 2021. But executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward and co. are still on the look-out to bring another striker to Old Trafford to ease the burden on Marcus Rashford. RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner is under consideration, but 23-year-old Dembele is still a target for the 13-time Premier League champions. Dembele scored 22 goals and provided seven assists in 42 appearances before the Ligue 1 season was halted due to the Coronavirus.
Amount Man Utd Paid Shanghai Shenhua to Keep Ighalo at Old Trafford Revealed
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Amount Man Utd Paid Shanghai Shenhua to Keep Ighalo at Old Trafford Revealed

The amount Manchester United paid to Chinese club, Shanghai Shenhua to keep striker, Odion Ighalo, at Old Trafford until January 2021 has been revealed. Man United on Monday confirmed that a deal had been reached, to extend Ighalo’s new loan at the club. According to the Daily Mail, the Red Devils paid Shenhua a total of £10.5million to keep the Nigerian striker in England. The newspaper also reports that United have agreed to continue paying £130,000 of his £300,000-a-week contract and splash out another £6million in loan fees. Ighalo’s initial deal with Man United expired on May 31. The former Watford star has impressed since he joined Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side from Shenhua in January this year. The 30-year-old attacker scored four ...
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Rashford Reacts as Ighalo Extends Man Utd Deal

Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford, has congratulated Odion Ighalo on extending his stay at the club. The Premier League side and Shanghai Shenhua have reached an agreement that will see Ighalo remain at Old Trafford until January 2021. The 30-year-old has been allowed to remain with United, amid uncertainty over the resumption of the Chinese Super League and when foreign players can return. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer brought in Ighalo in the January window, after Rashford suffered a back injury. However, the England forward is fit again and will be ready to lead the attack for United, when the season restarts. Rashford retweeted United’s official announcement on Ighalo’s loan extension and commented, “Congrats @ighalojude”. Ighalo re...
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul back on Man Utd radar
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Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul back on Man Utd radar

Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez is back on the radar of Manchester United. The Sun says United are ready to step up their pursuit of Saul, with Jesse Lingard most likely to suffer most. The Atletico Madrid midfielder has been linked with a £70m move to Old Trafford despite the continuing uncertainty over the transfer market. Lingard, who has struggled for form and fitness for well over a year, could be the one on his way should Saul arrive with a fee of around £20m mooted. Lingard has struggled for form and minutes under manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Shanghai Shenhua soften Ighalo stance
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Shanghai Shenhua soften Ighalo stance

Shanghai Shenhua have softened their stance over Odion Ighalo's situation at Manchester United. ESPN says United's hopes of signing Ighalo, or at least extending his stay at Old Trafford, have been boosted after Shanghai Shenhua changed their transfer stance. The Chinese Super League outfit are ready to discuss a loan extension - having initially insisted on a permanent £20m switch. That will be music to the ears of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who has publicly expressed his wish to keep the 30-year-old at Old Trafford to at least see out the season and win some silverware. A new contract from Shenhua is also on the table for Ighalo to sign.