Jose Mourinho ready to sell star player

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is prepared to sell goalkeeper David de Gea to Real Madrid in exchange for striker Alvaro Morata and €25m. The above claim was made by Sky Sports’ Spanish football expert Guillem Balague on his Twitter account on Sunday. In a series of tweets, Balague said: “Morata said last night his dream is to stay at Madrid… but he’s looking for a way out. Nothing from Milan at this point, MUFC want him. “Mourinho (strangely) willing to sell De Gea for €25m and Morata. Chelsea divided…

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Ajax vs Man Utd – Europa League Final Preview

A place in the Champions League group stage is up for grabs as Manchester United aim to salvage a second trophy from their season when they come up against Ajax, who are after their first European triumph in 22 years. The pressure is undoubtedly on United. Along with the weight of expectation that comes with being the favourites, they have openly and unashamedly prioritised the Europa League for many weeks, effectively putting aside any attempts to finish in the top four of the Premier League in order to pursue, what…

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Top target ready to join Manchester United on one condition

Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann is keen to join Manchester United in the summer if the Red Devils manage to secure Champions League football this season. In a recent interview with French television programme Quotidien, Griezmann rated chances of him joining United in the summer at six out of ten. However, he rated his chances of staying at Atletico at seven, and he also added that he would know more about his future in the next couple of weeks. Now, Sky Sports’ La Liga expert Guillem Balague has claimed that…

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Manchester United urged to make a summer raid on Arsenal

Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has urged the club to make a Robin van Persie-esque move for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez in the summer. The Chilean star has just over one year left in hid deal with the Gunners, and he has seen himself linked with a number of major European clubs recently. Van Persie signed for United from Arsenal in similar circumstances in the summer of 2012 and led the club to a record 20th league title in his first season. Giggs believes that Sanchez can have a similar…

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Jose Mourinho eyes a summer move for Bundesliga wonderkid

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is eyeing a summer move for Borussia Dortmund ace Ousmane Dembele, according to the latest report in the Sun. The young French striker was a target for major European clubs such as United, Chelsea and Arsenal last summer but he opted to join Dortmund from Rennes in a €15m move. In his first season in Germany, the 19-year-old has lived up to the lofty expectations and has contributed with eight goals and 15 assists in Bundesliga and Champions League together. The report adds that Dortmund…

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Manchester United and Liverpool battle for £30m star

Manchester United and Liverpool are reportedly chasing a summer move for Real Madrid ace James Rodriguez. The wantaway Colombian forward is reportedly frustrated at the lack of playing options in Zinedine Zidane’s side and wants to secure a move in the summer. Sky Sports’ La Liga expert Guillem Balague reckons that Real Madrid are keen to sell the 25-year-old in the summer and Premier League rivals Manchester United and Liverpool are interested in him. However, United are said to favourites to land his signature as his agent Jorge Mendes also…

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Manchester United linked with another former player

Manchester United spent a huge sum to sign Paul Pogba from Juventus last summer, and now they have been linked with another former talent of theirs. Daily Mail claims that United are interested in a summer move for their former defender – Burnley centre-back Michael Keane. Keane progressed through United’s youth ranks but was allowed to leave by former manager Louis Van Gaal in a £2.5 move in 2015. In his two years with the Clarets, the 24-year-old has emerged as one of the top defensive talents in the country.…

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Bayern Munich lead race for top Manchester United target

Italian football journalist Gianluca Di Marzio has claimed that Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich are currently leading the race to sign Atletico Madrid superstar Antoine Griezmann. The often-reliable journalist claims that Atletico have identified Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette as their number one target as they remain susceptible to lose Griezmann in the coming window. The France international has a lot of clubs interested in services including Premier League side Manchester United. However, Di Marzio claims that Bayern currently favourites to sign him in the summer. The latest development will surely be…

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Top Manchester United target talks down summer move

It is no secret that Atletico Madrid ace Antoine Griezmann has been a long-term target for Manchester United. For several past windows, United have been consistently linked with the France international, and it is understood that current manager Jose Mourinho is also a fan of the player. As we head into the summer, the transfer market is once again heating up, and multiple sources have, once again, claimed that United will launch a big-money move for Griezmann in the coming days. However, the player, in a recent interview, has downplayed…

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Manchester United ace linked with summer exit

Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw has been linked with a summer exit from Old Trafford. Metro claims that the 21-year-old wants to leave United in the summer in search of regular football. The England international moved to United from Southampton for a fee in the region of £30 million in 2014. He made 20 appearances for United in all competitions in his first season with the club, but his next season was cut short by a season-ending injury. This season, he has, however, fallen down the pecking order in Jose…

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United charged by the FA, defender escapes punishment

Manchester United have been charged by the FA for failing to control their players in the FA Cup quarterfinal defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Monday night. A statement from the FA confirms that the FA has found United players guilty of crowding match referee Michael Oliver after he gave marching orders to United midfielder Ander Herrera in the 35th minute of the game. Oliver’s decision to send off the Spaniard proved to be critical as United bowed out of the cup on Monday after losing the tie 1-0…

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FA Cup winner odds: Manchester City favourites to win the trophy

If FA Cup ever needed an advertisement, then this year’s edition has provided just that to the oldest association football competition in the world. The quarterfinals of the Cup competition will be played this weekend, and five of the top six teams in Premier League still exist in the competition. Chelsea will host Man Utd in the next round, and we can expect more exciting clashes in the latter stages of the competition. We have also witnessed some memorable fairy-tale stories in the competition this season. Non-League side Lincoln City…

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Ibrahivomic to face three-match ban

After admitting to a charge of violent conduct, Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been hit with a three-match suspension, according to the FA’s official website. The striker was involved in a rather nasty incident with Bournemouth left-back Tyrone Mings during the United vs Bournemouth game on Saturday, an incident that saw both parties receive yellows, instead of deserved reds, and another Bournemouth player, Andrew Surman, receive his own marching orders. This suspension means that the Swede, who has scored an impressive 26 goals for the Manchester side already this…

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Ibrahimovic tables new contract demands

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has demanded a reported two-year contract extension with a pay rise, according to a report from Mirror Sport. The former Swede international moved to Old Trafford last summer amidst suggestions that he has passed his peak. However, he has proved to be United’s best player this season. Manager Jose Mourinho, back in December, expressed his desire to extend Ibrahimovic’s current one-year deal. However, news resurfaced this past week that implied that the Swede is not quite as keen on the extension as his manager—at least not on the…

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Rooney wanted by Premier League club

Everton manager Ronald Koeman has publicly expressed his interest in Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney. Rooney, subject of intense rumors in the recent past linking him to a shock move to China, came out to declare his intention of staying at United, at least for the moment, but it would seem that the Everton manager has other plans. Koeman, when asked by Sky Sports about the possibility of a Rooney return to his boyhood club, minced no words. “I still think Wayne Rooney is playing at a high level and…

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Man Utd vs Southampton – EFL Cup Final Preview

An intriguing match-up in the EFL Cup final at Wembley sees two managers appointed last summer aim to secure the first trophy of their respective tenures, as Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United take on Claude Puel’s Southampton. It is a meeting that brings about recollections of when the sides met in the 1976 FA Cup final, where a Bobby Stokes goal gave the then Second Division Saints the proudest moment of their history. And although victory here would not be quite as much of an upset, the South coast club are…

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Griezmann backed to join Manchester United

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Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann has been backed by former Arsenal star Emmanuel Petit to join Manchester United in the summer. Griezmann has emerged as one of the best football players in the world during his time with Atletico and has been consistently linked with major European clubs in the recent seasons. Manchester United, in particular, have been strongly linked with the player and Petit, who played for the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea and Barcelona in his career, thinks that his compatriot will definitely sign for United in the summer.…

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Wayne Rooney set for summer exit, Arsenal named as possible destination

Manchester United talisman Wayne Rooney is set for a summer exit, according to a report from the Times After reports earlier in the week had claimed that the United forward was set to leave the club before the pending closure of the Chinese transfer window, sources stated that the club record goalscorer would not leave, an opinion shared by manager Jose Mourinho. This morning, however, new reports from the Times claim that the Englishman will, in fact, stay at the club, but only until the summer, at which point the…

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Wayne Rooney to stay at United

Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney has been a subject of strong interest from Chinese clubs of late. Some reports have even claimed that the England international could move to China before the Chinese transfer window closes on 28 February. The speculation over Rooney’s future intensified after United manager Jose Mourinho failed to provide guarantee over his future on Tuesday. However, Sky Sports has claimed that the 31-year-old is interested in a move to China, but any move will have to wait until the summer as the striker is keen to…

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This season’s FA Cup promises to be one of the best in recent history

Following Arsenal’s closely contested 2-0 win away at Sutton on Monday, this year’s FA Cup quarter-final lineup is almost done, with the odd one out being the clash between Manchester City and Huddersfield Town. Pep Guardiola’s City could only get a draw at Huddersfield on Saturday, and now have a replay at the Etihad on the cards. In the event of City beating Huddersfield, a result that is widely expected, the quarterfinals of the FA Cup this year will feature five of the six teams currently in the Premier League.…

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Jose Mourinho eye swoop for Arsenal star

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is plotting an ambitious £30 million swoop for Arsenal star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The Daily Mirror reports that Mourinho, following the January sales of Morgan Schneiderlin and Memphis Depay, aims to bolster his wide and central midfield options in the summer and has identified the versatile England international as a potential signing. The 23-year-old arrived at the North London club from Southampton in 2011 with the reputation of being one of the best youth talents in the country. However, up until now, he has failed to…

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Manchester clubs compete for Ligue 1 star

Manchester United and Manchester City are reportedly battling each other in the pursuit of Monaco defender Djibril Sidibe. French publication Le10 Sport, via MEN, claims that the 24-year-old is the summer target of both Manchester giants. Sidibe was a target for Arsenal last summer, but he rejected their interest to join Monaco from Lille. City manager Pep Guardiola is set to overhaul his defence in the summer as the likes of Pablo Zabaleta, Gael Clichy and Bacary Sagna are expected to leave the club following the expiration of their contracts…

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United target turns down contract extension

Bakayoko has turned down an extension with Monaco. There is tension on the issue. https://t.co/NSLYiFvjx6 — Daniel Feliciano (@dmf180593) February 12, 2017 Manchester United target Tiemoué Bakayoko has reportedly refused to sign a contract extension with his club AS Monaco. His current deal with the Ligue 1 club expires in 2019. The 22-year-old defensive midfielder was reportedly identified by United manager Jose Mourinho as a transfer target during the January transfer window, with sources listing him as a possible replacement for club veteran Michael Carrick. Bakayoko has been one of…

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United make profit, club debt up by 27%

BREAKING: @ManUtd's net debt as of December 31 increased by £87.2m to £409.3m. #SSNHQ — Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) February 9, 2017 Manchester United, this morning, announced the details of their books for the last quarter, with the club recording operating profits in the region of £37.6M, Sky Sports reports. Also relevant is a rise in the club’s net debt over the year, a 27% increase ensuring that United owe £87.2M more than they did at the end of 2015. This is said to be caused by the fall…

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Everton can catch big guns

Everton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin believes that the Toffees can catch the likes of Liverpool and Man Utd in the league this season. The Toffees are currently unbeaten in their last seven games and currently occupy the seventh spot. They have significantly cut down the gap that exists between themselves and the top six in the recent weeks. As things stand, the Merseyside club are only five points behind sixth-placed Manchester United and six points behind their local rivals Liverpool, who occupy the fifth spot. Schneiderlin, who joined the Toffees from…

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