Everton vs Bournemouth- betting tips and predictions

Everton will be looking to get back to the winning ways in the league when they host Bournemouth at Goodison Park on Saturday. The fixture list hasn’t been kind to the Toffees in the initial part of the season, and they have played five of their last six fixtures away from home. This run includes league defeats against the likes of Chelsea, Tottenham and Manchester United. The Merseysiders are without a win in the league since the opening day, and they are currently 18th in the league table with just…

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Manchester United vs Everton – betting tips and predictions

Manchester United are riding high on confidence ahead of their league game against Everton at Old Trafford on Sunday. The Red Devils had dropped their first points in the league last weekend when they drew 2-2 at Stoke, but they got back to winning ways with a 3-0 win over Basel in Champions League. As things stand, Jose Mourinho’s side occupy the top spot in the league table ahead of local rivals City on goal difference. United didn’t concede a single goal in their first three games, and Stoke are…

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Chelsea vs Everton predictions and betting tips

Chelsea will be hoping to build up on their 2-1 win at Tottenham when they host Everton at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon. The Blues were under tremendous pressure following their opening-day defeat to Burnley, but the win over Spurs at Wembley must have had restored their confidence ahead of the game against the Toffees. Meanwhile, the Merseysiders have enjoyed a solid start to their season on multiple fronts. They started the league season with a 1-0 win over Stoke City and followed that up with a hard-fought draw at…

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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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Manchester United suffer double injury blow, striker to miss rest of the season

Manchester United have suffered a double injury blow within a space of a week. The first casualty of the week was young striker Jamie Wilson, who tore his anterior cruciate ligament while on loan at Derby County. The 20-year-old suffered the injury during training on Monday and subsequently returned to United to receive treatment. Wilson is set to undergo surgery and has been ruled for the rest of the season. ‘It’s a great disappointment for him and for the club as well,’ said United reserves coach Warren Joyce. ‘He’s got…

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United in talks with Wayne Rooney’s replacement

Rumours linking Atletico Madrid frontman Antonio Griezmann with a summer move to Manchester United are gathering pace. The Mirror has claimed that United manager Jose Mourinho has identified the French international as a natural successor to current skipper Wayne Rooney. Rooney has started United’s last three games on the bench, and it’s getting more and more evident by the day that his future doesn’t belong with his current club. The report claims that United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has already held talks with Atletico and has intimated them that United…

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Gareth Southgate is the new messiah for England fans

England interim manager Gareth Southgate has done what his predecessors Roy Hodgson and Sam Allardyce failed to do. Southgate has dropped his skipper Wayne Rooney from his starting eleven for the World Cup qualifier against Slovenia. In a press conference before the game, Southgate confirmed: “It’s very straight forward. We’ve looked at the way Slovenia play, which we did midway last week. And we profiled the kind of midfield we wanted to play. “It is in no reflection to Rooney’s performance at the weekend, in fact we were happy with…

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Another poor display from Rooney results in another battering from fans

Wayne Rooney is going through one of the worst phases of his footballing career. The 30-year-old is certainly not the same player as he once was, but he still boasts of a huge reputation at both club and national level. United manager Jose Mourinho, at the start of the season, included Rooney in his starting eleven but he was forced to drop him following his disastrous performance against Watford. The Red Devils have definitely looked a better team without Rooney in the mix. However, Rooney is still too big of…

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If Rooney starts again, United are finished! [Tweets]

Manchester United’s woes continued as they succumbed to their third consecutive defeat in all competitions today. Watford defeated Jose Mourinho’s side 3-1 at Vicarage Road to leave them six points behind neighbours City in the league table. It was a huge blow to the Red Devils as they were considered by many the only team capable of challenging Guardiola’s rampaging City for the league title this season. There were a lot of talking points in the game, but United skipper Wayne Rooney grabbed the headlines with his woeful performance on…

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Team-mates make fun of Wayne ‘Panna’ Rooney

Sometimes, it’s not easy to be Wayne Rooney. The Manchester United captain was abused on training by both Memphis Depay and Daley Blind, who were able to ‘panna’ Rooney by playing the ball between his legs twice… Toch maar die beentjes beginnen dichthouden, @WayneRooney… ☝https://t.co/Nw9MqigawC — Play Sports (@playsports) 21 juli 2016

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Wayne Rooney’s cameo in X-Men teaser didn’t go down well on Twitter

Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney has appeared in a strange, yet funny teaser for the X-Men: Apocalypse movie, which was released in the UK on Wednesday. Not surprsingly, Twitter didn’t remain quiet for long… That Wayne Rooney X-men crossover is one of the funniest things I’ve seen all year. — Ian Wright (@ihwright) 20 mei 2016 X men for Rooney? So where’s the Y chromosome? — Zak. (@legendofchelsea) 20 mei 2016 Rooney in that X Men trailer is appalling 😂😂😂 — Rory (@RoryTynan) 20 mei 2016 That X-Men advert with Rooney in…

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Twitter celebrated Wayne Rooney’s historic goal at Old Trafford

Manchester United had to play Bournemouth two days after a fake bom was discovered at Old Trafford, as their encounter on Sunday was abandoned. The Red Devils couldn’t afford a loss against The Cherries, as they were eager to jump Southampton and claim the fifth place in the Premier League standings, securing a spot in the Europa League even if they don’t win the FA Cup. Wayne Rooney helped his team by putting them up 1-0 just before the break, scoring his 100th goal at Old Trafford. Not surprisingly, Twitter…

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West Ham vs Man Utd – Premier League preview and team news

After 112 wonderful years, West Ham United play their final match at Upton Park on Tuesday as they entertain Champions League hopefuls Manchester United on an evening that promises to be tinged with emotion. There will be real determination among the Londoners to give their home the farewell it deserves before they move to the Olympic Stadium for next season, so a repeat of the performance against Swansea City on Saturday will certainly not be on the agenda. It was a game where they lacked energy and intensity, while as a team…

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Twitter loses it after revealed Neymar salary is compared to Wayne Rooney’s

Barcelona star Neymar is the latest player to have details of his football contract revealed, after Football Leaks published his current deal with the Primera Division giants. The Sun shared the revelations from the notorious website, with the Brazilian international earning just over £4 million per year at Barcelona, signing a five-year deal in June 2013 in a transfer deal with Santos. Neymar will earn a further £851k if he plays at least 45 minutes in 60 per cent of the Blaugrana’s matches and £511k when they qualify for the UEFA Champions League. Surprisingly, if Barcelona…

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Twitter mocks Wayne Rooney following his latest tweet [Tweets]

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England produced a fantastic come-from-behind 3-2 win over World Champions Germany last night. Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy both scored and gave a taste of what’s to come to the Three Lions fans. Following the impressive showing from the national team, England fans want manager Roy Hodgson to get rid of Wayne Rooney from the squad for the upcoming Euro 2016. The fans mercilessly trolled the currently-injured Manchester United player when he congratulated the England players following the win: What a result well done boys. Great spirit and to come back…

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Wayne Rooney reveals offer from China

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Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney was recently linked with a transfer move to Chinese Super League. The reports claimed that the 30-year-old had received a huge offer from a Chinese club for a summer move. However, it was later claimed that the player had turned down the move as he was concentrating on his testimonial game with the club in the summer and also on breaking Sir Bobby Charlton’s goalscoring record for United. According to celebrity Arsenal fan Piers Morgan, Rooney has confided in him that he indeed received a huge…

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Wayne Rooney to China? Fans think it’s not a bad idea [Tweets]

Manchester United are contemplating an offer from a Chinese club for their skipper Wayne Rooney, according to latest reports. Manchester Evening News reports that the Red Devils have received a lucrative offer for the 30-year old, and they are willing to let their skipper leave if they can secure a marquee signing to replace him in the summer. The England captain could earn at least £500,000-a-week if he decides to move to China. Rooney has spent last 12 years of his career at Old Trafford and remains the most marketable…

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Three Premier League strikers among the best of their class in 2016

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Since the year 2015 has been behind us for more than a month, let’s look at the players who’ve scored most since the new year began. Leading the way in 2016 are two players from Portuguese Liga NOS. Both Benfica’s Jonas and Sporting’s Islam Slimani have registered eight goals in six league appearances since January 1. Three players have hit the net seven times. First up is Primera Division’s Eibar forward Borja Bostan, scoring one goal every 53 minutes. Real Madrid’s star Karim Benzema sits at one goal every 55 minutes. And…

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Stats prove Manchester United players are letting Louis van Gaal down

Louis van Gaal could be on the brink of a dismassal at Old Trafford, with Manchester United struggling to get going in the Premier League. According to Sky Sports, the Red Devils’ players have let the Dutchman down. The sports news outlet took a look at the statistics of WhoScored.com, which rates players by its own stats. Sky Sports show that, of players who have made over five appearances during the 2015/2016 season, only two are playing better than they were during the last season. Marouane Fellaini has suffered the most significant drop-off. The Belgian had…

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Glenn Hoddle believes Wayne Rooney’s England spot is under threat from rising Tottenham star

Tottenham’s youngster Dele Alli has emerged as one of the most exciting youth prospects in Premier League this season. The 19-year old, who was playing for MK Dons in League Two last season, has made everyone stand up and take notice of his talent this season. The Spurs midfielder has scored six goals and provided four assists in 21 league appearances this season, and some of his goals have been nothing short of spectacular. The most remarkable one being the one he scored against Crystal Palace on January 23: Former…

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Wayne Rooney’s choice of name for his newly-born left a lot of people perplexed on Twitter

All was not doom and gloom in Wayne Rooney’s household following Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to Southampton. The Rooney couple welcomed their third child into the world on Sunday, and the Manchester United skipper made the announcement on his Twitter account during the wee hours of Monday. Now our congratulations go out to the couple, but we are still trying hard to figure out the inspiration for the name of the newly-born. So are a lot of people on Twitter. Our gorgeous little boy arrived today. Kit Joseph Rooney. 8Ib 1oz.…

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Man Utd vs Southampton – Premier League preview and team news

Manchester United will be looking to continue their unbeaten start to 2016 with victory over a mid-table Southampton side that has not won away from home since the first week of November. Wayne Rooney’s elusive first goal at Anfield for 11 years did not just hand Man Utd a very sweet three point haul; it may have breathed new life into their season. They were far from firing on all cylinders against arch rivals Liverpool, but they dealt with what came their way with reasonable comfort before striking with their only…

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Liverpool vs Man Utd – Premier League preview and team news

Liverpool will be desperate to end a three-match losing streak against arch rivals Manchester United when they meet on Sunday, with both sides coming into it off the back of six-goal thrillers in midweek. The opening half hour against leaders Arsenal saw the Reds play close to their best, with their high pressing resulting in a dominance of possession, which they used to play high-tempo attacking football. Roberto Firmino stepped up to the mark with a terrific brace as he finally gave a clear indication of why the club splashed out £29m…

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Wayne Rooney set to break Thierry Henry’s single team goal scoring record

Wayne Rooney is a man of records. The Manchester United striker is about to break Thierry Henry’s single team goal scoring record, as reported by The Daily Mail. Rooney scored two goals in The Red Devils’ 3-3 draw at Newcastle on matchday 21 in the Premier League. Not a good result for United, as The Magpies are struggling to avoid relegation. But Louis van Gaal’s club finally scored some goals again. In fact, it was only the second time all season United scored more than once during a first half of…

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Man Utd vs Swansea – Premier League preview and team news

Manchester United will be determined to begin the New Year in much better style than they ended the last, but in order to do so they will have to end their three-game losing streak against Swansea City. They did not manage to come away with victory and indeed failed to find the back of the net, but all the same Man Utd’s performance on Monday was much more pleasing than those which had come before, and more importantly it appealed to the great majority of the supporters inside Old Trafford.…

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