Tag Archives: Manchester United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Manchester United striker to leave Old Trafford club

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored 29 goals in 53 appearances for Manchester United (Image credit: Getty Images)

Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to leave Manchester United imminently. Although there has been no announcement from United, it is understood manager Jose Mourinho has agreed to release Ibrahimovic from his present deal which expires on 30 June. It is not known where Ibrahimovic is going but there has been intense speculation recently that he will join Major League Soccer ...

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Alexis Sanchez expected better of himself since joining Manchester United

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Alexis Sanchez says he expected better of himself following his move to Manchester United. Sanchez joined United from Arsenal in January but has managed just one goal in 10 appearances since arriving at Old Trafford. The 29-year-old admits he has struggled to adapt to his new life in Manchester after four seasons with the Gunners. “As I am self-demanding, I ...

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Man United knocked out of Champions League by Sevilla

Wissam Ben Yedder has scored eight goals in the Champions League this season

Manchester United were knocked out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage after an awful performance ended in a 2-1 home defeat by Sevilla. Substitute Wissam Ben Yedder was the match-winner for the Spanish side, shooting from inside the area just two minutes after coming on and heading in at the back post from a corner. After posing little ...

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Michael Carrick to retire at end of season

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Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has announced he will retire at the end of the season. Carrick, 36, has played 463 times for United since joining from Tottenham for £18m in 2006 and won 34 England caps. “There comes a time when your body tells you it is time to stop. That is where I am at,” he said. Carrick ...

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Crystal Palace 2-3 Manchester United: Sublime Matic effort sees Red Devils earn crucial win

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Nemanja Matic struck in stoppage time as Manchester United came from two goals down to secure a vital 3-2 victory at Crystal Palace. An unconvincing start from Jose Mourinho’s team contributed to goals from Andros Townsend and Patrick van Aanholt – the second shortly after half-time – but after repeatedly threatening they snatched all three points through Chris Smalling, Romelu Lukaku and then Matic. ...

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Sevilla 0-0 Manchester United: David De Gea the hero for the Red Devils in Spain

David de Gea has kept 19 clean sheets so far this season. He has never kept more than 20 in a single campaign for Manchester United (Image credit: Rex Features)

David De Gea’s exceptional display saved Manchester United’s blushes as Jose Mourinho’s men somehow escaped with a goalless draw from a match dominated by Sevilla. Wednesday’s trip to the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan was the Red Devils’ first Champions League last-16 match since 2014, but their performance in this first leg was one to forget. United struggled to contain Vincenzo ...

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FA Cup: Hawk-Eye apologises over wrong VAR image for Juan Mata ‘goal’

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The ‘squiggly line’ image shown by broadcasters was not used to disallow Juan Mata’s goal in Manchester United’s FA Cup fifth-round win at Huddersfield, says the provider of VAR pictures. Hawk-Eye says a “technical error led to an incorrect graphic being provided”. Mata said “the decision was not very clear”, while United boss Jose Mourinho called for the video assistant referee (VAR) ...

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Huddersfield 0-2 Manchester United: Romelu Lukaku brace ensures Red Devils victory but VAR steals the show

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Manchester United overcame the video assistant referee’s controversial intervention and reached the FA Cup quarter-finals thanks to Romelu Lukaku’s brace at Huddersfield. While the decision to utilise technology and aid officials has been widely embraced, the trial period has not been without its hiccups in the English game and beyond. The teething troubles continued as Juan Mata saw an effort cancelled out for the ...

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Alexis Sanchez: Manchester United forward accepts deal for tax fraud

Alexis Sanchez earns a reported £14m a year after taxes (Image credit: Alex Morton)

Manchester United striker Alexis Sanchez has accepted a 16-month suspended jail sentence for tax fraud in return for avoiding a trial. The ex-Barcelona player faced going to trial in Spain over unpaid taxes amounting to around 1m euro (£886,000). The unpaid taxes derive from image rights deals in 2012 and 2013. When Sanchez, 29, was first accused in 2016, his ...

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Premier League round-up: Sanchez scores first Man United goal, West Ham’s woes continue with Brighton defeat

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A first Manchester United goal for Alexis Sanchez, a five-goal thriller at the Hawthorns, and some spectacular strikes – it’s been another thrilling Saturday in the Premier League! Here’s what happened in the 3pm kick-offs… Bournemouth 2-1 Stoke City Substitutes Josh King and Lys Mousset struck second-half goals as in-form Bournemouth came from behind to inflict a first defeat on ...

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