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De Gea helps Man Utd earn creditable draw in first leg at Sevilla

David de Gea’s stunning first-half save helped Manchester United claim a creditable draw at Sevilla in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie. The Spain keeper had kept out efforts from Joaquin Correa and Steven N’Zonzi before showing quick reflexes to produce a one-handed save on the stroke of half-time and deny Luis Muriel’s header. United, who were ...

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Newcastle United 1-0 Man United: Red Devils lose more ground in title race

Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United lie an eye-watering 16 points behind leaders Manchester City after Matt Ritchie fired embattled Newcastle to their first home Premier League win since October. Life in the north-east has not been easy this season with problems off the pitch compounded by struggles on it, but Magpies boss Rafael Benitez oversaw a victory to cherish against old foe Mourinho on Sunday. Ritchie struck ...

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I should get an award for good behaviour – Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he should win an award for his behaviour on the touchline. The Portuguese coach has been sent to the stands on several occasions during his managerial career following clashes with fourth officials. However, Mourinho says he has changed his ways and feels he is now one of the Premier League’s best behaved managers. “I’m fully committed ...

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PL roundup: Sanchez scores for Man Utd, Arsenal trounce Everton

Manchester United beat Huddersfield to narrow the gap on rivals Manchester City to 13 points after the Premier League leaders were held to a draw by Burnley. Romelu Lukaku put the hosts in front before Alexis Sanchez scored his first goal for the Red Devils, converting the rebound after his initial penalty was saved, and the visitors fell into the ...

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Sanchez brings class and maturity – Mourinho

Alexis Sanchez’s experience and quality will add a new dimension to Manchester United’s attack said manager Jose Mourinho. The Chile international, 29, set up two goals on his debut for his new team in a 4-0 FA Cup fourth-round win over Yeovil. “He is a fantastic addition,” Mourinho told BBC Sport. “His choice for the second goal is a choice ...

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Jose Mourinho extends Man Utd contract to 2020

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has signed a contract extension until 2020, with the option of a further year. The 54-year-old’s previous deal at Old Trafford was due to expire in 2019. Mourinho said he was “delighted” that United “feel and trust that I am the right manager for this great club for the foreseeable future”. He added: “I would ...

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Alexis Sanchez signs for Man Utd in swap deal with Mkhitaryan

Manchester United have signed Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal, in a swap deal with midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Chile forward Sanchez, 29, who almost joined Manchester City last summer, has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal. City decided earlier this month that they would not pursue their interest in him as they felt making him their best-paid player may affect team morale. Mkhitaryan, 29, ...

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United go second after 2-0 win against Everton

Manchester United moved into second place in the Premier League after second-half goals from Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard gave them victory over Everton. Martial curled the ball into the net from the edge of the area to break the deadlock before Lingard also bent a shot beyond Jordan Pickford from distance. Juan Mata hit a post for United while ...

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Ashley Young banned for three games after accepting FA charge

Manchester United full-back Ashley Young has been banned for three matches after accepting a Football Association charge of violent conduct. Young, 32, appeared to strike Southampton’s Dusan Tadic with an elbow in Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Old Trafford. The incident was not spotted by referee Craig Pawson. Young accepted the charge on Sunday, and his argument the three-game suspension was excessive ...

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£300m spend not enough – Mourinho after draw with Burnley

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says the £300m he has spent on his squad so far is “not enough” after their 2-2 draw with Burnley on Tuesday. Jesse Lingard scored an injury-time equaliser and the draw leaves United 12 points behind leaders Manchester City. “We are in the second year of trying to rebuild a football team that you know ...

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