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United have already lost more home games this season than they did last season

I made a post yesterday stating that Manchester United players must understand that beating PSG away from home doesn't automatically translate to a win for them when the Parisiens come visiting, and this was eventually the case. Thomas Tuchel and his men did themselves a lot of good and enhanced their chances of making it to the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League round of 16 by beating the Red Devils 3:1 at Old Trafford on Friday night. The Red Devils have been far from impressive at Old Trafford this season as the venue is gradually becoming a successful hunting ground for sides who know what they are about on the field of play. Yesterday's result saw the Red Devils overtake an unwanted record as PSG got the win via a brace by Neymar and one goal by Marquinhos. The Red Devils' only go...
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Man United suspend Old Trafford capacity increase due to COVID-19

Manchester United have suspended plans for a small increase in capacity at Old Trafford due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The club were considering the reconfiguration of areas of the stadium to increase the sitting capacity. However, coronavirus has forced then to put the plans on hold until the end of next season due to a lack of access to the venue. The club recently announced the planned installation of 1,500 rail seats as part of a trial safe standing from the 2020/21 season. READ: Bayern and Thiago Alcantara agree contract extension They will continue with major accessibility developments in the Stretford End and these are expected to reach completion by the start of the 2020/21 season. The Premier League giants are also very close to the completion of an £11m upgrade of the ...
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Paul Pogba wants new Man United contract

According to reports from The Sun, Paul Pogba wants to commit his future to Manchester United by signing a new long-term contract which will see him earn more than £290,000 a week. It can be recalled that Paul Pogba reportedly wanted a move to Barcelona last summer after falling out with former boss Jose Mourinho. However, there has been a change in his fortunes at Old Trafford since the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, and he now wants to extend his contract. READ: Ousmane Dembele sidelined for two weeks The report claims that the France midfielder wants to sit with Man United chiefs and discuss a possible extension although he still has two-and-a-half years left on his current deal with United. Paul Pogba has impressed and has been enjoying scintillating from since Solskj...
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Manchester United sack Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has been relieved of his duties as Manchester United boss, the club have announced. The Portuguese manager leaves the club after two-and-a-half years in charge at Old Trafford. READ: It’s the Premier League vs the Bundesliga in the 2018/19 UCL round of 16 The statement released by the club read: "The club would like to thank Jose for his work during his time at Manchester United and to wish him success in the future. "A new caretaker-manager will be appointed until the end of the current season, while the club conducts a thorough recruitment process for a new, full-time manager."
Mourinho engaged in 45-minute rant at players
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Mourinho engaged in 45-minute rant at players

According to reports, Man United boss Jose Mourinho ranted at his players for 45 minutes over the poor performances they've been putting up recently prior to the goalless draw against Valencia in the UCL. Well, it appears that the rant didn't do much good as the Red Devils failed to breach the defense of a struggling Valencia side on the night at Old Trafford. VIEW THE LATEST FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS FOR TODAY It's no more news that Man United have made their worst start to a Premier League season after picking just 10 points in 7 games. In the process, they were also been knocked out of the Carabao Cup at Old Trafford by Championship side Derby County. According to the report, Mourinho's back-room staff were left shocked with the development and the volume of the manager's voic...
Carragher – Rashford should leave Man United for Everton
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Carragher – Rashford should leave Man United for Everton

  Former Liverpool star Jamie Carragher has stated that Marcus Rashford needs to play consistently and will be better off at Everton where he'll be given the chance. Marcus Rashford has scored 5 goals for England in 27 games whilst thriving as a Center Forward in the Three Lions set up. He scored in England's last two games against Spain and Switzerland but has been on the bench and deployed as a winger at Manchester United. Romelu Lukaku is obviously the preferred striker at Old Trafford and Carragher has suggested that this might be the best time for the youngster to leave Old Trafford. In a chat with Sky Sports, Carragher said: “The problem he’s got, and it’s the same for every young striker at big clubs, nothing’s harder than that position,” “Romelu Lukaku is in ...
Henrikh Mkhitaryan on Inter Milan’s radar
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Henrikh Mkhitaryan on Inter Milan’s radar

  Inter Milan have devised a plan to ensure that they acquire the signature of Manchester United attacker Henrikh Mkhitaryan According to reports, on Tuesday, Inter boss Luciano Spalletti had discussions with the club executives over the club's transfer plans for January, and Corriere dello Sport have revealed that Henrikh Mkhitaryan is his number one target. READ: Arsene Wenger charged by FA for misconduct after Arsenal draw Spalletti is interested in Mkhitaryan who has had it difficult to get games to his belt recently at Manchester United and may be set for a departure from Old Trafford. Spalleti has reportedly identified the Armenian as the perfect fit to play behind Mauro Icardi as well as on the wings. The potential signing will only come off as a loan move wit...
Giggs tips Rashford for greatness at the highest level
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Giggs tips Rashford for greatness at the highest level

  Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has opined that Marcus Rashford has the ability and talent to make it to the top in his footballing career. He revealed this after being impressed with the young forward's contribution to the side this season. The young English forward has featured regularly as a starter for Manchester United this season and already has 5 goals to his name in 6 games. This impact has made Giggs, who also made it through the ranks at United as a teenager to predict a great future ahead for Rashford, pointing out the importance of his attitude off the pitch READ: Harry Kane continues fine form in UCL as Spurs hammer Apoel Nicosia “For a United fan like me it’s exciting to see,” Giggs told reporters at the Premier Futsal tournament is Dubai. “He’s a...
Van Nistelrooy feud with Ronaldo led to his departure from Old Trafford
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Van Nistelrooy feud with Ronaldo led to his departure from Old Trafford

  A recently published book has outlined how a feud between Cristiano Ronaldo and Ruud van Nistelrooy resulted in the departure of the Dutchman from Manchester United in 2006. The was disclosed in a new batch of diaries published by a friend of Sir Alex Ferguson, Alastair Campbell. The publication covered events that took place between 2005 and 2007 and has provided a clue to the mysterious departure of Van Nistelrooy from Old Trafford. Campbell has provided confirmation on a rumor that had been making the rounds that the Dutchman had insulted Cristiano Ronaldo and had made reference to his then recently deceased father. READ: Chelsea doing just fine without Hazard? How long? "The United manager was not sure what was going to happen with Ruud van Nistelrooy," the extrac...