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Kick It Out want ‘racist’ Romelu Lukaku chant stopped


Anti-discrimination group Kick It Out has contacted Manchester United to ask them to stop the club’s fans singing a “racist” chant about Romelu Lukaku. It says the lyrics, about the size of the 24-year-old striker’s penis, are “offensive and discriminatory”. “Racist stereotypes are never acceptable, irrespective of any intention to show support for a player,” said Kick It Out. Manchester ...

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Man United wait on Pogba scan after Champions League injury


Manchester United will be hoping for good news on Paul Pogba after he limped off in Tuesday’s Champions League win against Basel. Jose Mourinho believes his French midfielder could be out for a “few weeks” with a suspected hamstring injury after lasting just 19 minutes and leaving Old Trafford on crutches following the 3-0 victory. Goals from substitute Marouane Fellaini, Romelu ...

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Tim Fosu-Mensah joins Crystal Palace on loan from Man United


Crystal Palace have signed Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah on a season-long loan deal. Fosu-Mensah completed his move on Thursday to become Frank de Boer’s third addition of the transfer window after the arrivals of Jairo Riedewald and Ruben Loftus-Cheek. The versatile 19-year-old, who will wear the number 24 shirt at Selhurst Park, was a youth-team player at Ajax when ...

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Romelu Lukaku: Man Utd agree £75m fee with Everton for striker


Manchester United have agreed a fee of around £75m with Everton for striker Romelu Lukaku. The 24-year-old Belgium international scored 25 Premier League goals last season. United, who have been chasing Lukaku for most of the summer, will not now be pursuing their interest in Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata. The move for Lukaku is not connected to talks aimed at ...

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Man Utd sign Villarreal defender Eric Bailly subject to medical


Villarreal central defender Eric Bailly looks like being Jose Mourinho’s first signing as Manchester United manager. Bailly is due to have a medical this week and terms are thought to have been agreed with the 22-year-old, who will cost the Red Devils about £30m. He has played 40 times in La Liga, the first five of which were for Espanyol. ...

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Premier League round-up: Chelsea win convincingly but pressure mounts on Louis van Gaal as Manchester United lose again


Chelsea blew away the cobwebs of the last five months of Jose Mourinho’s reign with a convincing 3-1 demolition of Sunderland. Branislav Ivanovic, who received a less than favourable reception from the crowd for his performances under Mourinho, took only five minutes to rediscover his form from last season as he headed in powerfully from a corner. Pedro stroked home ...

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5 Lessons from EPL Match Day 25


Manchester City seem to have their spirit back again, Chelsea are stuttering, Arsenal’s annual late surge is evident again and many more on this week’s English Premier League wrap on Citi Sports. 1. Southampton faltering in crucial times The Premier League has witnessed a massive upward curve of teams who flatter to deceive in recent seasons. Middlesborough started with pure ...

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