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Michael Essien backs Jose Mourinho to succeed at Man United

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Jose Mourinho has acted as a father figure to countless footballers over the years, but Michael Essien may be his most famous son. The Bison is one of only a handful of players to have enjoyed three separate spells under Mourinho, winning two Premier League titles, the FA Cup and the League Cup in the process. Their bond is so ...

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Manchester United sign Victor Lindelof for £31m

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Manchester United have completed the signing of defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica for £31m. The Sweden international, 22, travelled to Manchester on Wednesday to discuss terms and have a medical. Lindelof, who has won 12 caps for Sweden, becomes United’s most expensive defender, overtaking the £29.1m paid for Rio Ferdinand in 2002. “I’m thrilled,” said Lindelof, who joins on a ...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Manchester United not expected to offer deal to striker

Zlatan Ibrahimovic missed the last 10 matches of the season with a knee injury (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester United are not expected to offer striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic a new contract when his current deal expires on 30 June. The 35-year-old agreed a one-year contract, with an option for second season, last summer. But the extension had not been triggered by the time the Swede suffered his season-ending knee ligament injury in April. The Premier League’s retained list ...

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Manchester United beat Ajax to claim Europa League title

The trophy is lifted after Ajax versus Manchester United in the UEFA Europa League final
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Manchester United proved too strong for Ajax as a goal in each half won the 2017 UEFA Europa League to complete the English giants’ set of major UEFA club competition trophies. Strikes from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan secured the victory in Stockholm but this was the consummate team performance, built on a formidable midfield engine room of Ander Herrera, ...

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Europa League final preview: Ajax v Manchester United


Minute’s silence to be observed for attack in Manchester Manchester United and Ajax contest 46th final in competition Ajax expected to name side with average age of 22 United unbeaten in ten European games (W7 D3) Suspensions for both teams, Sinkgraven ruled out Possible line-ups Ajax: Onana; Veltman, De Ligt, Sánchez, Riedewald; Klaassen, Schöne, Ziyech; Traoré, Dolberg, Younes. Out: Viergever (suspended), ...

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Manchester United want to sign Radja Nainggolan this summer


Manchester United have entered the race to sign Belgium and Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan. Sky Sports News HQ understands United are keen to trump Chelsea in their efforts to sign the 29-year old, one of the most sought-after midfield talents in Europe. We understand United’s interest is at an early stage and no deal has been agreed. Last year Chelsea ...

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Southampton 0-0 Manchester United: Sergio Romero ensures Red Devils avoid third straight Premier League defeat


Southampton struggled to relieve the pressure building on manager Claude Puel after an under-strength Manchester United held them to a 0-0 home draw. Saints chairman Ralph Krueger has refused to offer assurances surrounding the Frenchman’s future despite him leading them to the brink of an eighth-placed finish and this partly demonstrated why. Puel’s future is to be discussed at the ...

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Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Manchester United: Spurs bow out of White Hart Lane with a victory to secure second place


Tottenham bid a victorious farewell to White Hart Lane after 118 years as Mauricio Pochettino’s side outmanoeuvred Manchester United. Soon the ground opened in 1899 will be fully engulfed by the structure next door, with impressive progress on Spurs’ stunning new home set to accelerate after this 2,533rd and final match. The stadium points to a future as bright as ...

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Man United beat Celta Vigo to make Europe League final

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Manchester United survived a huge late scare to edge past Spanish visitors Celta Vigo and set up a Europa League final against Dutch giants Ajax. Leading 1-0 from the first leg, United took control as Marouane Fellaini headed home Marcus Rashford’s cross. But Celta, needing two goals, levelled on the night through Facundo Roncaglia to set up a tense final ...

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