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Blues reunion: Michael Essien visits ‘daddy’ Jose Mourinho

Michael Essien enjoyed his visit to Old Trafford and posed for pictures with Jose Mourinho and Sir Bobby Charlton. The former Chelsea midfielder watched on as his old boss orchestrated a 2-1 victory for United over CSKA Moscow in the Champions League. Essien labelled Mourinho as ‘daddy’ in his caption and also shared a snap of himself with Sir Bobby ...

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Mkhitaryan criticised by Mourinho as Dortmund show interest

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has criticised Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s recent form – as Borussia Dortmund indicate they would be interested in re-signing the Armenia forward. Mkhitaryan, who joined from Dortmund in July 2016 for £26.3m, has been left out of United’s last two match-day squads. The 28-year-old will return to the United squad for Saturday’s Premier League game against Brighton. Mourinho said ...

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Mourinho hails Paul Pogba’s comeback after Man U beat Newcastle

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho hailed Paul Pogba’s comeback display and described Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s return to action as “very emotional” after a 4-1 win over Newcastle. Pogba came into the starting line-up for the match after two months out with a hamstring problem and produced an excellent performance, in which he created one goal and scored another. The midfielder was ...

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Mourinho slams England’s treatment of Man Utd’s Phil Jones

Jose Mourinho has slammed England’s treatment of Phil Jones, claiming the Manchester United defender was given six injections of local anaesthetic to play in the friendly against Germany. The Portuguese confirmed Jones is unavailable for Manchester United’s game against Newcastle on Saturday, after a recurring thigh injury forced him to come off 25 minutes into England’s friendly against Germany which ended 0-0 ...

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QUAO’s Monday Moanings: GH Footy kings, Jose smart or scared, Federer show in Shanghai

Citi Sports editor Nathan Quao rolls out his column on another Monday and this week, he talks about Aduana’s capture of the Ghana Premier League, the talk surrounding Man United’s goalless draw at Anfield and Roger Federer’s superior handling of Rafa Nadal in Shanghai. All hail Aduana, new kings of Ghanaian football When Aduana Stars started assembling very good pieces ...

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Mourinho hails Lukaku for matching ‘legend’ Cole

Romelu Lukaku continued his stunning start to the season against Crystal Palace and matched a record held by Andy Cole in the process. Jose Mourinho congratulated Romelu Lukaku for matching a Manchester United scoring record held by Andy Cole, but the manager insisted he does not only judge the striker on his goals. United romped to a 4-0 victory at ...

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Ronald Koeman: Jose Mourinho ‘unrealistic’ in suggesting top-four finish for Everton

Everton manager Ronald Koeman says Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho’s claim that the Goodison Park club are aiming for “at least” the top four this season is unrealistic. Mourinho made the observation in his programme notes before United’s 4-0 home win over the Toffees, citing their £140m of summer spending as evidence. But Koeman said: “Is there anybody who sees this as ...

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Arsene Wenger claims first competitive win over Jose Mourinho

Arsene Wenger finally recorded a Premier League victory against Jose Mourinho as Arsenal kept their slim top-four hopes alive with a well-deserved win over Manchester United. The under-fire Frenchman had failed to beat Mourinho in the pair’s previous 12 league meetings but he got his first three points against the former Chelsea boss just when he needed it. Granit Xhaka’s ...

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Man United are not ready to dominate Premier League – Mourinho

Manchester United “are not ready to be a dominant force” and fans should forget about a return to the days of Sir Alex Ferguson, manager Jose Mourinho has told BBC Sport. United won 13 Premier League titles under Ferguson, but Mourinho says it is now impossible to be so dominant. Asked if he could return the club to its former ...

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Jose Mourinho tells Blues fans ‘Judas is still number one’

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho told Chelsea fans “I’m still number one” after being heckled during his side’s FA Cup loss at Stamford Bridge. Mourinho, sacked twice by Chelsea, was called ‘Judas’ by fans during United’s 1-0 defeat, responding by pointing three fingers in reference to the three league titles he won with the club. He said: “Until the moment ...

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