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Jose Mourinho’s Paul Pogba gamble is the biggest risk of his Manchester United tenure

opinion<p>By<p>Paul Pogba has finally gotten his wish. Manchester United take on Sevilla using the three-man midfield their record-signing has craved for …

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Sevilla vs Manchester United, Champions League live! Goals and updates

Good evening and welcome to our live coverage of Sevilla vs Manchester United in the Champions League Round of 16.<p>It has been a fine season for …

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Mourinho explains Paul Pogba omission; snaps after 3rd question

<b>Jose Mourinho has explained the omission of Paul Pogba from his starting line-up against Sevilla.</b><p>Pogba, who missed the weekend’s win at Huddersfield …

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Mousa Dembele? He's like a vacuum, he sucks people in - Jermaine Jenas analysis

<b>As a former midfielder, whenever I analyse players in my old position I think about why I would and wouldn't like to play against them.</b><p>With Tottenham's Mousa Dembele, there is a long list of reasons why he is an opponent I would hate to face.<p>In the past few weeks he has come up against players of …

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Manchester United's new tactics might be about to be revealed

<b>Does Pogba return?</b><p>The events surrounding Paul Pogba's absence at Huddersfield fuelled curiosity, particularly after Jose Mourinho said he would play. …

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Manchester United player Ashley Young's bold prediction about Man City could come true

Belief. Clearly, there is lots of it in that United dressing room.<p>"We’re involved in the FA Cup, Champions League, we can still win the league," …

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Manchester United star Nemanja Matic shows his true colours with birthday present for his son

Manchester United star Nemanja Matic showed his true colours with an incredible birthday cake for his seven-year-old son.<p>The Serbian gave young Filip …

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Liverpool: Is A Defensive Midfielder The 'Missing Piece Of The Jigsaw' For Jürgen Klopp?

<b>A FREQUENT debate around Liverpool’s defensive shortcomings is whether The Reds lack quality defensive players or whether there is a fault in Jürgen</b> …

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Manchester United Transfer News: Jorginho's Agent Talks Napoli Exit Rumours

The agent for Napoli midfielder and reported Manchester United target Jorginho has said he fears the player may be sold by the Serie A side in the summer.<p>The Italy international has been one of the key members of Maurizio Sarri's exceptional team, dictating play from the base of midfield with …

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Meet Shakhtar's Fred: Fernandinho's heir apparent

Comparing athletes based on tribes and traditions can be a dangerous dalliance with carelessness.<p>Player X inspires similarities with Player Y because …

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Juan Mata's disallowed Manchester United goal brought out the worst in VAR

Two minutes can be a long time in football.<p>The difference between losing a Champions League final and winning it and the amount of time it took …

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Manchester United target Toni Kroos as Jose Mourinho plots midfield three with Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has identified Real Madrid star Toni Kroos as his number one target to replace Michael Carrick this summer.<p>The …

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Huddersfield 0-2 Manchester United: 5 things we learned

1 VAR-cical<p>How thick is a patella?<p>Thick enough for Kevin Friend, who adjudged that Juan Mata had scored from an offside position in the closing …

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Rumour Mill: Manchester United want Toni Kroos, Spurs back in for Zaha, De Vrij can leave for free

MANCHESTER United are plotting a move for a World Cup winning midfielder in order to free up a new role for Paul Pogba, while Spurs are primed to …

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Manchester United want to sign Toni Kroos from Real Madrid

Rumors suggest that Manchester United are interested in signing Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos this summer. Could Kroos be on his way out?<p>Real …

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Man Utd star becomes latest to hit out at speed of VAR

<b>Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic has insisted that the VAR system must become quicker if it is to work in England.</b><p>Juan Mata had a goal …

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Manchester United player Eric Bailly could be set for new role

Eric Bailly made his long-awaited return from injury in Manchester United's win against Huddersfield - and it did not take long for the defender's …

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Michael Carrick: Scott McTominay will replace me at Man Utd

<b>Manchester United captain Michael Carrick believes 21-year-old Scott McTominay will one day replace him in central midfield.</b>McTominay made his United …

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Chelsea fans rejoice as Antonio Conte confirms Tiemoue Bakayoko will miss Champions League clash against Barcelona

Antonio Conte has confirmed that Tiemoue Bakayoko will all but miss Chelsea's Champions League clash against Barcelona on Tuesday - and Blues fans …

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Man United fans are learning why Chelsea allowed Matic to leave

When Chelsea let Nemanja Matic go in last summer to Manchester United there were a lot of eyebrows raised and questions asked of the board and …

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Jose Mourinho aims dig at Pep Guardiola ahead of Manchester United’s FA Cup clash against Huddersfield Town

Jose Mourinho appeared to aim a dig at Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola when asked why he decided to name Ethan Hamilton in his squad for …

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Romelu Lukaku double sinks Huddersfield to fire Manchester United into FA Cup quarter-finals

Romelu Lukaku’s two expert finishes helped ease Manchester United into the last eight of the FA Cup but it was teammate Paul Pogba who again …

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Manchester United player ratings: Romelu Lukaku good but so many disappoint

<b>Sergio Romero</b><p>Some nervy moments didn’t help those in front of him in the first half - but kept Huddersfield at bay 5<p><b>Ashley Young</b><p>Didn't get forward …

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Owls tenure suggests Swansea's Carvalhal romance will be fleeting

They mutually agreed to split up, and Sheffield Wednesday's news release on Christmas Eve used language typically reserved for drawn-out endings of …

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Manchester United player Paul Pogba will get what he wants in the transfer market

Five minutes and 27 seconds.<p>That is how long Jose Mourinho discussed Paul Pogba's position at his pre-match press conference at Carrington a week …

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Paul Pogba Ruled Out for Manchester United vs. Huddersfield Town Due to Illness

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba did not take part in the Red Devils' FA Cup fifth-round match against Huddersfield Town on Saturday because of illness.<p>The club announced his absence via a statement on its official website.<p>He was replaced in the squad by Scottish prospect Ethan Hamilton, who …

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Southampton pile on misery for West Brom in FA Cup

LONDON (AP) — Misfortune comes in threes, so the saying goes, and West Bromwich Albion knows it well.<p>Capping a miserable week, West Brom was dumped from the FA Cup by Southampton, a 2-1 winner in the fifth round on Saturday.<p>The latest defeat for the English Premier League's bottom club came after …

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Jose Mourinho ready to splash summer transfer budget on signing to appease Paul Pogba

gossip<p>Jose Mourinho is preparing to splurge the majority of his summer transfer budget on a new central midfielder as he looks to appease Paul Pogba …

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Manchester United will sign a midfielder, reveals Mourinho

Manchester United are looking to sign a midfielder in the off-season as a replacement for Michael Carrick, manager Jose Mourinho revealed.

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Roy Keane slams Manchester United star Paul Pogba after midfielder's recent displays

Roy Keane has slammed Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba after a series of poor performances by the Frenchman.<p>Pogba has struggled of late and …

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