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Solskjaer Rules Juan Mata Out of Chelsea vs Man United Game
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Solskjaer Rules Juan Mata Out of Chelsea vs Man United Game

  Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has confirmed that midfielder, Juan Mata, will miss the Red Devils’ Premier League clash with Chelsea on Sunday evening. According to Solskjaer, Mata, a former Chelsea star, will be out of action for a couple of weeks as the Spaniard aims to recover from injury. Speaking during his pre-match press conference on Friday, Solskjaer said, “Juan will, unfortunately, be out for a couple of weeks, so he missed tonight, [Chelsea clash].” Man United head to the game after qualifying for the Europa League last-16 with a 4-0 aggregate win against Real Sociedad. They are currently in the second position on the English Premier League table with 10 points behind leaders Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. The kick-off time for the C...
Man United ‘Face Penalty Fee If They Do Not Extend Edinson Cavani Contract’
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Man United ‘Face Penalty Fee If They Do Not Extend Edinson Cavani Contract’

Manchester United will supposedly have to fork out a penalty fee to Edinson Cavani if they decide against keeping him on the books for next season. The Uruguay international has made quite the impression at Old Trafford after joining as a free agent last summer, banking six goals and two assists in 17 Premier League matches. Cavani is under contract at United until the summer with the option of a further year, but the Red Devils are reportedly reluctant to trigger the one-year clause given his age and recent injury woes. Should Cavani be let go by United at the end of the current campaign, ESPN reports that the former Paris Saint-Germain forward would be in line for a €2m (£1.7m) payout from the Red Devils. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has previously confirmed that he will sit down w...
Chelsea vs Man Utd: Solskjaer Gives Injury Updates Ahead of EPL Clash
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Chelsea vs Man Utd: Solskjaer Gives Injury Updates Ahead of EPL Clash

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, hopes to have three of his injured players back in the squad to take on Chelsea this weekend. The Red Devils qualified for the last 16 of the Europa League on Thursday night after a 0-0 draw against Real Sociedad at Old Trafford, having won 4-0 in the first leg last week. The downside was Daniel James being subbed off with a hamstring problem. But Solskjaer does not believe the injury is serious and is hopeful that Scott McTominay, Donny van de Beek and Edinson Cavani will all be fit to take on Chelsea on Sunday. “Hopefully we’ll get a few players back in and Dan tonight was hopefully not too bad,” Solskjaer told BT Sport after the match. “He felt a tweak so we’ll have to check on him tonight. “Then Scott, Donny and Edins...
Shola Shoretire Breaks Man Utd Record During 0-0 Draw With Sociedad
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Shola Shoretire Breaks Man Utd Record During 0-0 Draw With Sociedad

Manchester United winger, Shola Shoretire, set a new club record after making his Europa League debut on Thursday night. Shoretire was introduced in the second half of their 0-0 draw with Real Sociedad at Old Trafford. The Red Devils progressed to the last 16 of the competition on a 4-0 aggregate. The teenager is now the youngest player to feature in Europe in Manchester United’s entire history. When Shoretire replaced Greenwood at the age of just 17 years and 23 days, he beat the previous mark set by Norman Whiteside back in 1982.   Whiteside was 17 years and 131 days when he played in Europe for the first time, and he went on to feature in over 200 games across all competitions for the Manchester outfit
Man United Offer West Ham Three Players in Exchange for Declan Rice
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Man United Offer West Ham Three Players in Exchange for Declan Rice

  Manchester United are so desperate to land Declan Rice this summer and will offer West Ham United three players, according to 90min. It is understood that the three players Man United will offer to force the deal are: Jesse Lingard, Nemanja Matic and Phil Jones. Man United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has long been an admirer of Rice, who was previously being touted at around £80m. However, due to the financial implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, that amount is said to have dropped to £50million. Man United valued Lingard, Matic and Jones at a combined £30million. That would mean the Red Devils only having to pay around £20million to get Rice. Lingard is currently on loan at West Ham from Man United, while Matic and Jones are both at Old Trafford. Man U...
We Are Not Giving Up On The EPL Now – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
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We Are Not Giving Up On The EPL Now – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is not giving up hope that Manchester United can challenge Manchester City for the Premier League title, despite the scintillating form of the league leaders. City have soared 10 points clear of their local rivals thanks to an 18-game winning streak in all competitions. United’s own inconsistent form has helped open up the gap, but the Red Devils beat Newcastle 3-1 on Sunday to win for just the second time in six league games. “We’ve got to be there just in case,” said Solskjaer. “Every time we get three points we’ve done our job and that’s what we’ve got to do and see what other teams do.” Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford were again on target on a night United needed their star men to paper over the cracks of another unconvincing performance. Sol...
Martial Lacks Hunger, Desire to Score Goals for Man United – Alan Shearer
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Martial Lacks Hunger, Desire to Score Goals for Man United – Alan Shearer

Newcastle United legend, Alan Shearer, has criticized Manchester United striker, Anthony Martial, following the Red Devils’ Premier League 3-1 win over the Magpies on Sunday night at Old Trafford. Martial struggled in Man United’s victory over Newcastle as goals from Marcus Rashford, Daniel James and Bruno Fernandes gave Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men all three points against the visitors. The 25-year-old has struggled to make an impact so far this season and has scored just 7 goals in 31 appearances for Man United. But Shearer believes the French International, lacks the hunger and desire to score goals for Man United because he is spending too much time in the wide area of the pitch. “Only four league goals this season, not enough movement, he’s certainly not desperate enough...
Dimitar Berbatov Issues Strong Warning to Manchester United
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Dimitar Berbatov Issues Strong Warning to Manchester United

  Former Manchester United striker, Dimitar Berbatov, has warned that the club could struggle to finish in the top four if the Red Devils continue to drop “unnecessary points” to weaker teams. Man United was held to a surprise 1-1 draw with relegation candidates West Brom at the Hawthorns Stadium last weekend. The Red Devils will host Newcastle United at Old Trafford tonight. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side has only managed to win two of their last six matches in the Premier League and are in the second position on the log with 46 points from 24 games. “If [Manchester] United continue to keep dropping unnecessary points to weaker teams, I am going to be worried for them making the top four,” Berbatov told Betfair. “When you’re challenging for the title it’s unaccepta...
Europa League: Owen Hargreaves Names Favourites Club to Win Trophy
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Europa League: Owen Hargreaves Names Favourites Club to Win Trophy

Former Manchester United midfielder, Owen Hargreaves, has identified the Red Devils as definitely one of the ‘favourites’ to win the Europa League this season. Hargreaves, a former Manchester City star, said this after Man United thrashed Real Sociedad 4-0 in the Europa League round of 32 first-leg tie on Thursday night at the Juventus Stadium. A brace from Bruno Fernandes and a strike each from Dan James and Marcus Rashford gave Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side an advantage ahead of the return second leg at Old Trafford. “They [Manchester United] are definitely one of the favourites to win the Europa League,” Hargreaves told BT Sport. “I think they will win a trophy this season Manchester United, whatever that’s going to be. “And if they can finish second in the Premier Leag...
Solskjaer Admits Man Utd Have not Offered him new Contract
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Solskjaer Admits Man Utd Have not Offered him new Contract

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, says nobody at the club has spoken to him about a new contract. Solskjaer agreed to a three-year deal with the Red Devils in May 2019. The current contract expires at the end of next season. This season has been a rollercoaster for the Norwegian, who has battled back from talks over a crisis to move United to the top of the Premier League. However, they are presently in second place behind Manchester City while earlier in the season, the Red Devils were sent crashing out of the Champions League at the group stage. But talk has now turned to Solskjaer’s contract, which will have one year to run by June 2021. He told VG when asked about the situation: “I have not thought about that and we have not discussed it at all. ...
EPL: We Don’t Want Second Position – Solskjaer
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EPL: We Don’t Want Second Position – Solskjaer

  Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has said they will not settle for second in the Premier League title race. The Red Devils have only taken 10 points from their last seven league games. On Sunday, they fell further away, following a 1-1 draw at West Brom. Despite returning to second place on goal difference, they have ultimately slipped further behind local rivals Manchester City. Pep Guardiola’s side are now seven points ahead at the top of the table and have a game in hand, but Solskjaer insists Man Utd will not be letting them get away too easily. He said: “No one will give it away this early. This season is so unpredictable, life is so unpredictable, anything can happen and of course we’re not going to settle for second. “It’s a compliment to...
Shola Shoretire Added to Man Utd’s First-team Squad
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Shola Shoretire Added to Man Utd’s First-team Squad

  Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has confirmed that Shola Shoretire has been added to the first-team squad. Hannibal Mejbri has also been added to the senior squad. 17-year-old Shoretire signed fresh terms with United this week. Solskjaer said, “We’ve moved Shola [Shoretire] up with us. Hannibal [Mejbri] will also join us and we will keep them with us for a while. “I think it is the next step of their development. We’ve just got to take the hit on them when they play for the reserves. “I think that’s a nice step for them and well deserved because they’ve done really well.” Shoretire turned down Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Juventus, to commit to the Red Devils. He is widely regarded as one of the best attacking midfiel...
EPL: Donny Van de Beek told Man United Players Don’t Trust Him
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EPL: Donny Van de Beek told Man United Players Don’t Trust Him

Former Manchester City manager, Mark Hughes, has told Manchester United midfielder, Donny van de Beek, that the Red Devils players do not trust him enough with the ball yet. Hughes said this following Man United’s FA Cup fifth-round 1-0 win over West Ham United at Old Trafford on Tuesday night. “You just sense… it looks like they don’t trust him [Van de Beek] with the ball yet,” Hughes told talkSPORT. “When the likes of Fred and (Nemanja) Matic look up, and they see Rashford, they see (Anthony) Martial, they see (Mason) Greenwood, who is still a young player but has great talent, it’s like they defer to them, their first thought is to pass to them. “Van de Beek, I haven’t seen a great deal of movement, I haven’t seen little movements to get in pockets of space, even though yo...
Shaw never considered Man Utd exit after being publicly criticised by Mourinho
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Shaw never considered Man Utd exit after being publicly criticised by Mourinho

The Red Devils left-back has enjoyed a welcome return to form this season, with his persistence and patience being rewarded at Old Trafford Luke Shaw claims to have never given any thought to leaving Manchester United, even when he was coming in for public criticism from former Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho. The 25-year-old endured a testing time to his start at Old Trafford, with a serious broken leg followed by struggles for form under a demanding Portuguese coach. He could have been forgiven for walking away at that stage and starting afresh elsewhere, but a left-back who has rediscovered a spark this season says that was never an option he considered.
Nigerian/British Teenage Winger Shola Shoretire Signs his first Professional Contract with Manchester United
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Nigerian/British Teenage Winger Shola Shoretire Signs his first Professional Contract with Manchester United

Highly rated by Manchester United, 17 year old Shola Shoretire has signed his first professional deal with the club after starring for the Under-23s this season The teenage sensation rejected advances from PSG, Bayern Munich and Barcelona to sign for Manchester United. Shoretire posting on Instagram wrote: 'It's a dream come true to sign my first professional contract for my boyhood club! Such a proud day for me and my family. 'Thank you to everyone at the club and to my family who have helped me get to this moment. Hard work continues!' A statement from the Reds Devils says; 'The 17-year-old will be looking to hone his talents behind the scenes and continue his development at the Red Devils in the coming months and years'.
De Gea is lacking ‘courage’ and Man Utd don’t believe they can challenge City, says Keane
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De Gea is lacking ‘courage’ and Man Utd don’t believe they can challenge City, says Keane

A former Red Devil has singled the Spanish goalkeeper out for criticism while predicting his old club's title charge is already over David de Gea is lacking "courage" between the sticks and Manchester United don't believe they can challenge Manchester City for the Premier League crown, according to Roy Keane. United fell five points behind leaders Manchester City, who still have a game in hand to take in, after being held to a 3-3 draw by Everton at Old Trafford on Saturday. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side took a two-goal lead into the break thanks to efforts from Edinson Cavani and Bruno Fernandes, but the Toffees hauled themselves level with two quick-fire goals from Abdoulaye Doucoure and James Rodriguez after the restart.
Tuanzebe Attacked Again Online After Man Utd’s 3-3 With Everton
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Tuanzebe Attacked Again Online After Man Utd’s 3-3 With Everton

  Manchester United defender, Axel Tuanzebe, was again the target of racist abuse on social media, following their 3-3 draw with Everton on Saturday. The 23-year-old started the game on the bench, but was introduced as a late substitute, as United tried to hold on to a narrow 3-2 lead. But Tuanzebe conceded the free kick, from which the visitors equalised deep into stoppage time. He was also targeted after the Red Devils’ shock 2-1 home defeat by Sheffield United last month. Tuanzebe’s teammates Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial, Chelsea’s Reece James, West Bromwich Albion’s Romaine Sawyers and Southampton’s Alex Jankewitz have also been victims of online racist abuse in recent weeks. A number of Premier League teams have called on social media companies to tak...
Man United vs West Ham: Bruno Fernandes Makes Demands Ahead of FA Cup Clash
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Man United vs West Ham: Bruno Fernandes Makes Demands Ahead of FA Cup Clash

Manchester United midfielder, Bruno Fernandes, has urged the Red Devils players to stop conceding easy goals. He advised them to quickly learn from their mistakes ahead of their FA Cup fifth-round tie with West Ham United on Tuesday. Fernandes said this following Man United’s dramatic 3-3 draw with Everton in the Premier League on Saturday night at Old Trafford. The Portugal international, who scored a goal in Man United’s draw against Carlo Ancelotti’s men, told Premier League Productions: “I think we gave away the result, we gave away the game twice. “Because after being 2-0 up at half-time, coming into the second half in the way we did, it’s really bad. “We are conceding goals every game, we are conceding goals a lot of times, and at home, we concede too many goals. ...
Maguire still irked by ‘debatable’ fine as Matic runs a tight ship at Manchester United
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Maguire still irked by ‘debatable’ fine as Matic runs a tight ship at Manchester United

The Red Devils captain lets a Serbian team-mate keep everyone in check during training, with a strict regime seeing him come unstuck at one stage Harry Maguire admits to having been stung by a “debateable” fine at Manchester United, with Nemanja Matic running a tight ship when it comes to keeping the Red Devils in check. Responsibility for ensuring that rules are adhered to at Old Trafford has been passed on by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s club captain. Maguire is happy for Matic to take the lead on that front, with an experienced Serbian midfielder drawing up a list of regulations that team-mates have to adhere to in training.
Man Utd boss Solskjaer gives Cavani injury update ahead of Everton home date
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Man Utd boss Solskjaer gives Cavani injury update ahead of Everton home date

The experienced Uruguayan striker came off at half-time in the Red Devils' 9-0 win over Southampton after picking up a knock on his ankle Edinson Cavani should be fit for Manchester United’s clash against Everton this weekend, with the Uruguayan having been brought off at half-time during the Red Devils’ win over Southampton. The striker was replaced by Anthony Martial during the break of the 9-0 victory at Old Trafford on Tuesday night, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer explaining afterwards that he had been forced into a change due to a knock. But, the 33-year-old has recovered and should be available for United’s home date with the Toffees on Saturday evening. “Edinson should be available he got a bad ankle knock,” Solskjaer explained at his pre-match press conference. “Eric [Bailly] is ...
Odion Ighalo completes Al Shabab transfer
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Odion Ighalo completes Al Shabab transfer

  Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo’s year-long Red Devils loan spell from Shanghai Shenhua ended last month. Ighalo, 31, returned to China but has now gone to the Middle East for his latest adventure. Al Shabab sit top of the Saudi Professional League with half the season gone. And they hope Ighalo can fire them to their first title since 2012. The Nigerian ace scored five times during his Old Trafford loan. And Ighalo will now play alongside former Sevilla star Ever Banega at his new home.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Mci (@mycelebrityandi)
Man United vs Everton: Harry Maguire Warns Red Devils Players About Dominic Calvert-Lewin
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Man United vs Everton: Harry Maguire Warns Red Devils Players About Dominic Calvert-Lewin

Manchester United captain, Harry Maguire, has warned the Red Devils players about Everton striker, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, ahead of both teams’ clash in the Premier League on Saturday night. Maguire said that stopping Calvert-Lewin will be key if Man United are to record a second home Premier League win in the space of a week at Old Trafford. The 27-year-old defender and Calvert-Lewin are both international teammates with the England national team. Man United head to the game after thrashing Southampton 9-0 in their previous game on Wednesday, while Everton won 2-1 against Leeds United. “Yeah, in the Premier League you play against different types of strikers week in, week out, so you know every striker is going to bring something different, and everyone has strengths, and every...
Shola Shoretire To Sign Man United First Professional Contract
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Shola Shoretire To Sign Man United First Professional Contract

Manchester United have agreed a lucrative first professional contract with 17-year old Nigerian prospect Shola Shoretire, amid strong interest from European giants Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Juventus, Daily Mail reports. Shoretire who is regarded as one of the best attacking midfielders in Europe for his age, will sign his deal this week, which is understood to underline just how much he is valued by the Red Devils. Though he only turned 17 on Tuesday, Shoretire has been playing for United’s U23s, has trained with the first ream and is widely tipped by the club’s coaches to break into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad this season despite the competition for places in his position. Shoretire made his UEFA Youth League debut as a 14-year-old, the youngest ever ...
‘It’s what every player dream of’ – Al Ahly’s El Shenawy relishing prospect of facing Bayern Munich
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‘It’s what every player dream of’ – Al Ahly’s El Shenawy relishing prospect of facing Bayern Munich

The Egyptian goalkeeper spoke of how amazing it would be to see the Red Devils square up against the reigning European champions at the Club World Cup Mohamed El Shenawy is salivating at the possibility of Al Ahly facing reigning Champions League champions Bayern Munich at tthe Fifa Club World Cup. The Egyptian Premier League side will set up a famous meeting with Hans-Dieter Flick’s men should they get past hosts Al-Duhail in Thursday’s second-round encounter billed for Al Rayyan’s Education City Stadium. For the Egypt international, playing against the best team in Europe is what every player desires, while going a step further to reveal his team’s utmost target in Qatar.
‘We’re Doing Everything We Can’ – Arteta Offers Hope Of Aubameyang Return
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‘We’re Doing Everything We Can’ – Arteta Offers Hope Of Aubameyang Return

The Gunners host the Red Devils on Saturday but may need have to face Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side without their talismanic captain Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has revealed that the club is doing everything within its power to have Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang available to face Manchester United. According to Goal, Aubameyang has been missing from the Gunners’ last two matchday squads and confirmed on Wednesday. His mum was in ill health, thanking fans and team-mates for their support during a trying time for his family. The Gabon international will have to produce a negative Covid-19 test before he can return to action, having left the Arsenal bubble, while Arteta is also wary of rushing his skipper back into the fold if he is not in the right mental state to lead the squad.
Sancho Would Be “Donny Van De Beek Two” If He Signed For Man United – Berbatov
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Sancho Would Be “Donny Van De Beek Two” If He Signed For Man United – Berbatov

A former Old Trafford favorite does not believe that this year Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should rekindle his interest in England international. According to Dimitar Berbatov, who believes the Red Devils do not need the Borussia Dortmund star, Jadon Sancho will be "Donny van de Beek two" if he signed for Manchester United. In the summer transfer window, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer established Sancho as his primary goal, but United eventually failed to sign the winger after a drawn-out saga that saw Dortmund refuse to shift ground on their asking price of £ 100 million ($136m). This made Reds to turn to Van de Beek. But however, the Dutchman still struggles for regular action at Old Trafford. Dimitar Berbatov draws inference to this while talking to Betfair. "I have read more rumours about J...
Bad loser Fernandes won’t accept defeat at Man Utd until trophies are handed out
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Bad loser Fernandes won’t accept defeat at Man Utd until trophies are handed out

The Portuguese playmaker is determined to get his hands on major silverware at Old Trafford and has refuted any burnout concerns Bruno Fernandes admits to being a bad loser and will not give up on landing major honours at Manchester United until every trophy has been handed out. The Red Devils remain in the hunt for three pieces of silverware this season, with avenues to success still open in Premier League, FA Cup and Europa League competition. Those at Old Trafford are approaching the four-year mark since they last took in a celebration party, with Jose Mourinho delivering three honours in his debut campaign at Old Trafford.  
Maguire hits back at Man Utd leadership critics as Red Devils captain hails ‘best group’
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Maguire hits back at Man Utd leadership critics as Red Devils captain hails ‘best group’

The England international is delighted to have taken the armband at Old Trafford, with the commanding centre-half now living the dream Harry Maguire has hit back at critics of Manchester United “leadership”, with the Red Devils captain claiming to be working with the “best group” he has ever seen. Questions were asked of the Red Devils when they stumbled out of the blocks in 2020-21. Maguire was enduring a tough time at that stage, for club and country, with it suggested that the England international might not be the right man to fill an armband at Old Trafford.  
Fulham vs Man United: Rio Ferdinand Singles Out One Player after EPL 2-1 Win
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Fulham vs Man United: Rio Ferdinand Singles Out One Player after EPL 2-1 Win

Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand, has singled out midfielder, Paul Pogba, for praise after the France international scored a goal in the Red Devils’ Premier League 2-1 victory over Fulham on Wednesday night. Ferdinand described Pogba’s performance against Fulham as fantastic. The former defender explained that Pogba was the big difference during the encounter at Craven Cottage. Pogba and Edinson Cavani’s goals gave Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side all three points against Fulham. “Today he [Paul Pogba] put in a fantastic performance,” Ferdinand told BT Sport. “The big difference recently is he’s been playing quicker. He’s quick with what he’s doing, the efficiency is top, top drawer. “He is a magnificent footballer, and when he’s in this form, he’s one of the best.” ...
‘Haaland would carry Man Utd over title line’ – Chadwick picks dream signing amid Martial doubts
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‘Haaland would carry Man Utd over title line’ – Chadwick picks dream signing amid Martial doubts

The former Red Devils winger would love to see a prolific Norwegian striker at Old Trafford, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer lacking a leading frontman Erling Haaland would be a dream signing for Manchester United, says Luke Chadwick, with the Borussia Dortmund striker considered to possess the ability that would carry the Red Devils over a title-winning line. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has put his side in contention for a Premier League crown this season. United lead the way through 18 games, but few expected them to be scaling such heights and they are still viewed by many as a work in progress.
Thomas Partey thriving within Arsenal’s newfound stability
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Thomas Partey thriving within Arsenal’s newfound stability

The Ghana international has been hobbled by injury, but Gunners' new system offers him perfect opportunity to get his career off to a flying start If a 50 million euro midfielder dominates Manchester United at Old Trafford and no fans are there to see it, did it really happen? As Arsenal have toiled through much of the season without summer acquisition Thomas Partey, this is a question that seems increasingly relevant. After all, that statement performance against the Red Devils is one of only three 90s the Ghana international has gotten through since swapping Madrid for North London. On that night, all of the hype and excitement that had trailed Arsenal’s deadline day swoop for Partey was borne out in a majestic showing on a ground where the Gunners had not won in the league for 14...
‘Amad Diallo Can Be Manchester United’s New Cristiano Ronaldo’
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‘Amad Diallo Can Be Manchester United’s New Cristiano Ronaldo’

    Rio Ferdinand has branded Amad Diallo as a potential "world-beater" and likened his transfer to that of Cristiano Ronaldo when he signed for Manchester United. The Red Devils announced the signing of Diallo, 18, from Atalanta after striking a deal before the transfer window closed in October. The 18-year-old joins the Old Trafford club in a move worth up to £37.2 million. And former United defender Ferdinand believes Diallo's transfer bares resemblance to Ronaldo's switch to the club from Sporting CP back in 2003. Speaking on FIVE YouTube channel, he said: "We've just bought a kid in from Atalanta and hopefully he does something. "If you see his clips and speak to people at the club who are involved in buying him, potentially this kid could be a world-bea...
Man Utd vs Liverpool: Klopp Reveals how They will Prepare for EPL Crunch Tie
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Man Utd vs Liverpool: Klopp Reveals how They will Prepare for EPL Crunch Tie

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has said his players will take part in 11 vs 11 training to get their “rhythm” back, ahead of their crunch clash against Manchester United on January 17. The hectic fixture schedule has meant little respite for Premier League sides. However, after Friday night’s 4-1 victory over Aston Villa in their FA Cup third-round clash at Villa Park, the Reds now have nine days to prepare for their league meeting with United. Klopp named a strong side against a Villa side, which had academy players because of a COVID-19 outbreak at the Midlands club. Liverpool have stuttered in the Premier League and are without a win in their last three games. This poor form has allowed in-form United to make up the ground on them, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side a...
‘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.
Manchester United Held Ransom For Millions Of Pounds By Cyberhackers Who Hacked Into The Club’s IT Systems
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Manchester United Held Ransom For Millions Of Pounds By Cyberhackers Who Hacked Into The Club’s IT Systems

Premier League side, Manchester United are reportedly being held to ransom ‘for millions of pounds’ by cyber hackers who hacked into the club’s IT systems. The Red Devils confirmed in a statement that they were the victims of a “sophisticated operation by organised criminals”. A club statement read: “Manchester United can confirm that the club has experienced a cyber attack on our systems. “The club has taken swift action to contain the attack and is currently working with expert advisers to investigate the incident and minimise the ongoing IT disruption. “Although this is a sophisticated operation by organised cyber criminals, the club has extensive protocols and procedures in place for such an event and had rehearsed for this eventuality. “Our cyber defences identified...
Maguire delighted for ‘big character and big leader’ Bruno Fernandes after Man Utd playmaker’s dominant display at Everton
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Maguire delighted for ‘big character and big leader’ Bruno Fernandes after Man Utd playmaker’s dominant display at Everton

  The Red Devils captain praised the ability of the midfielder to respond to adversity following criticism of recent performances   Manchester United captain has hailed the excellence of playmaker Bruno Fernandes as he helped the Red Devils secure a 3-1 win over Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday. The Portuguese had been the subject of criticism for his display in the shock 2-1 Champions League loss to Istanbul Basaksehir in midweek but bounced back impressively as United recorded their third Premier League win of the season. Fernandes scored twice in the first half, although there was some debate as to whether striker Marcus Rashford had touched the ball en route to the net for the second, before setting up Edinson Cavani to score his first goal for the club.
Southgate explains why Manchester United star Wan-Bissaka missed out on latest England squad
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Southgate explains why Manchester United star Wan-Bissaka missed out on latest England squad

The Three Lions are blessed with right-back options and the Red Devils defender remains behind his rivals in the national team manager's plans   England boss Gareth Southgate says Aaron Wan-Bissaka is not in his squad as he remains a step behind his rivals for the right-back spot. The Three Lions are blessed with options in the position and the latest squad includes Trent Alexander-Arnold, Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker and Reece James, as well as Arsenal duo Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Bukayo Saka who can play as wing-backs. Wan-Bissaka has impressed defensively since joining Manchester United from Crystal Palace for a reported £50 million ($65m) last year. In 2019-20, he won 80 tackles in the Premier League, 11 more than any other defender, and was only dribbled past by a...
Man Utd Contact Pochettino To Replace Solskjaer
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Man Utd Contact Pochettino To Replace Solskjaer

Manchester United have contacted Mauricio Pochettino with a possibility of him replacing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their manager. Pressure is growing on Solskjaer after United's latest defeat by Istanbul Basaksehir in the Champions League. The loss came just days after they were beaten 1-0 at home by Arsenal. The Red Devils are currently 15th in the Premier League, and could drop to just one place above the relegation zone if they lose to Everton on Saturday. United have now made an approach for Pochettino, but are reluctant to sack Solskjaer so early into the season. Pochettino has been out of work since he parted company with Spurs in 2019. The Argentine is keen to return to the Premier League, and has been linked with the Manchester United job for some time.
‘There is a witch hunt against Solskjaer at Man Utd’ – Parker slams those looking to ‘throw knives’
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‘There is a witch hunt against Solskjaer at Man Utd’ – Parker slams those looking to ‘throw knives’

The former Red Devils defender believes there are many wishing the Norwegian coach to fail despite him being a perfect fit at Old Trafford Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has become the subject of a “witch hunt” at Manchester United, claims Paul Parker, with those looking to “throw knives” longing for the Norwegian coach to fail. The Red Devils made their last change in the dugout back in December 2018, with Jose Mourinho relieved of his duties at Old Trafford. A familiar face was turned to for inspiration, with 1999 Treble winner Solskjaer handed the reins on an initial interim basis.
Man Utd are dependent on Pogba and Fernandes and have lost their ‘defensive balance’, says Saha
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Man Utd are dependent on Pogba and Fernandes and have lost their ‘defensive balance’, says Saha

A former Ole Trafford favourite thinks the Red Devils have become too reliant on a talismanic duo in recent months Former Manchester United star Louis Saha believes the Red Devils rely too much on Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes while also losing their "defensive balance". United have endured an inconsistent start to the 2020-21 campaign, picking up just four points from a possible 12 in the Premier League while shipping a total of 12 goals. The Reds nevertheless made it through to the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup, and encouraging signs of progress were displayed during a 4-1 win over Newcastle in the top flight on Saturday.
Dortmund Chief Reveals How Man United Fumbled Sancho Chase
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Dortmund Chief Reveals How Man United Fumbled Sancho Chase

Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has told Manchester United they “misjudged” their pursuit of Jadon Sancho. The Dortmund chief insists there was a “clear line” on what it would take to price Sancho from Westfalenstadion – but the Red Devils did not meet the requirements. Sancho reportedly agreed to personal terms with United, but Dortmund’s £109million price tag for the England international proved a stumbling block. The Bundesliga club also set an August deadline for any bid for Sancho to be tabled, but United continued to pursue a cut-price deal for the 20-year-old right up to the transfer deadline. Watzke believes the Red Devils were misguided in their strategy, but he refused to rule out a departure for Sancho in the future. “[They] misjudged the situation. ...
Man Utd Announce €17m Alex Telles Signing On Four-year Deal
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Man Utd Announce €17m Alex Telles Signing On Four-year Deal

Manchester United have confirmed the signing of full-back Alex Telles on a four-year deal with the option for one in addition. The 27-year-old underwent a medical at the club’s training ground on Monday after breakthrough in negotiations with Portoon Sunday. Telles was ready to fly to Brazil for international duty when the two sides came to an agreement on a fee *United had been in talks with the Portuguese club over the full-back for a number of weeks but were apart on their valuation. The Red Devils' initial bid was around €13.2 million (£12m/$15.6m) as the defender was in the final year of his contract but, there was an agreement reached on Sunday and it is understood United have paid €15m with an additional €2m in add ons. The club were first alerted to Telles' skills when ...
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...
AC Milan Sign Dalot From Man United As Full-back Moves On Season-long Loan
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AC Milan Sign Dalot From Man United As Full-back Moves On Season-long Loan

AC Milan have completed the signing of Diogo Dalot on loan from Manchester United. The 21-year-old full-back joined the Red Devils from Porto in 2018 in a deal worth £19 million ($24m) but he has been unable to seal a regular place in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team, making 35 appearances and scoring just one goal in all competitions. Hailed by then-United boss Jose Mourinho as "the best full-back in Europe" in his age group after completing the move to England, the Portugal Under 21 international struggled to get going at Old Trafford but reiterated his desire to succeed at the club in June, *He said: "It feels good to start feeling confident again and feeling comfortable with my fitness. I'm going to push hard and make sure that I deserve to play here. That's why I signed to come he...
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 have to come back better than last season’ – Rashford admits he ‘could have done much more’ for Man Utd in 2019-20
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‘I have to come back better than last season’ – Rashford admits he ‘could have done much more’ for Man Utd in 2019-20

The striker was not completely satisfied with his latest campaign for the Red Devils, despite posting career-best numbers in the final third Marcus Rashford has admitted he "could have done much more" for Manchester United in 2019-20, and that he will "have to come back better" when the new season kicks off. Rashford hit 22 goals across all competitions last term, his highest tally to date for United, to help Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side finish third in the Premier League and reach three semi-finals. However, the England international saw his progress halted when he was sidelined with a back injury in January, and his form dipped significantly upon his return to action post-lockdown.
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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.
Fernandes won’t suffer second-season dip at Man Utd, says Neville
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Fernandes won’t suffer second-season dip at Man Utd, says Neville

A club legend has acknowledged the fact that the Portuguese was "shattered" towards the end of the 2019-20 campaign, but expects him to return fresh Gary Neville has expressed his belief that Bruno Fernandes won't suffer a second-season dip in form at Manchester United. United spent €55 million (£49m/$66m) to bring Fernandes to Old Trafford from Sporting CP on January 30. He quickly set about repaying the club's initial investment, as the Red Devils embarked on an impressive unbeaten run before the coronavirus pandemic stopped play in March.