Tag Archives: Manchester United

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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Fellaini set to miss Liverpool game with knee injury

Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini is set to miss their Premier League game at Liverpool after picking up a knee injury playing for Belgium. The 29-year-old went off after 29 minutes of a World Cup qualifying win over Bosnia-Herzegovina on Saturday. In a post on social media, Belgium said Fellaini has had a scan and will be “out for a ...

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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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Ibrahimovic to Man United return close as Adidas sell new strip

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s return to Manchester United is so close kit suppliers Adidas have already started flogging shirts with his name on. Ibrahimovic is currently in talks with United over signing a season-long deal to re-join the club as he closes in on a return from knee surgery. And the club’s official kit suppliers are so certain the Swedish striker is going ...

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Swansea 0-4 Man United: Red Devils seal game with three-goal blitz

A blistering three-goal burst in four minutes saw Manchester United sweep aside Swansea City to continue their impressive winning start to the Premier League season. Both teams hit the bar in a frantic start to the match – Jordan Ayew’s scooped cross for the hosts and Phil Jones’ header for United – and it was the visitors made their dominance ...

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Citi Sports Editor’s tweet sparks global discussion after Smalling gaffe

Defender Chris Smalling has been an extremely polarising figure with fans of Manchester United since he first made an appearance for the club. The player endured a particularly testing season in the last campaign, questioned for repeated defensive mishaps and poor decisions. Despite the anticipation that he would be shipped out this summer, Smalling joined the squad for pre-season in ...

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Ronaldo to Manchester United is ‘mission impossible’ – Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has ruled out signing Cristiano Ronaldo back from Real Madrid. BBC Sport reported in June that Ronaldo was left upset after being accused of tax fraud and wants to leave Spain. A move back to United, whom he left for a then world record £80m in 2009, has been mentioned as a possibility. However, when ...

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Paul Pogba played a ‘big role’ in my Utd move – Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku says “best friend” Paul Pogba played a “big role” in his decision to sign for Manchester United. The 24-year-old has joined United from Everton on a five-year contract for an initial £75m, with the deal believed to include £15m in add-ons. Striker Lukaku said he and Pogba, who moved to Old Trafford from Juventus last year, are “always together”. Speaking ...

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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 cleared by Fifa over Pogba deal

Manchester United have been cleared by Fifa of wrongdoing in the deal to sign Paul Pogba from Juventus last August. However, football’s world governing body will open disciplinary proceedings against the Italian champions after asking both clubs last month for “clarification on the deal”. The enquiry was believed to concern who was involved in the £89.3m transfer, and how much ...

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