Thursday, August 8, 2019

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    Lukaku joins Inter Milan

Lukaku joins Inter Milan

Inter Milan have completed the signing of Romelu Lukaku from Manchester United for a €80 million (£74m/$90m), putting an end to a summer saga that sees the striker unite with Antonio Conte, his former coach.The deal was sealed on Thursday, barely hours to the transfer deadline. The striker also put pen to paper with the Serie A side a contract that [...]

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    Manchester United sign Harry Maguire — becomes world’s most expensive defender

Manchester United sign Harry Maguire — becomes world’s most expensive defender

Manchester United have signed long-term target, Harry Maguire in a world-record £80 million deal from Leicester City.The transfer fee eclipses the £75 million paid by Liverpool for commanding centre back, Virgil van Dijk in January 2018. The 26-year-old also becomes the most expensive English player but is the second most expensive signing in English football behind new teammate, Paul Pogba’s transfer [...]

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    Manchester United splash £50m on Wan-Bissaka

Manchester United splash £50m on Wan-Bissaka

Manchester United have splashed the cash in their second business of the summer transfer window, signing 21-year-old full back, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, for a reported £50 million from Crystal Palace.The club confirmed the deal with a statement released on its website on Saturday afternoon as preparations are ongoing for the new season which starts in August, with pre-season due from July.“Manchester [...]

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    Man United host Chelsea on opening day of 2019/20 EPL season

Man United host Chelsea on opening day of 2019/20 EPL season

Manchester United will begin their Premier League campaign at home to Chelsea after the fixtures for the 2019-2020 season were confirmed on Thursday.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is expected to begin his first full season in charge on August 11, with a clash against the Europa League winners, who may likely employ a new manager, after reports claim Maurizio Sarri may leave the club [...]

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    City to the top, Man Utd back at sixth as Arsenal get thrashed

City to the top, Man Utd back at sixth as Arsenal get thrashed

Manchester City prevailed 1-0 over Burnley thanks to Sergio Aguero’s second-half strike, helping Pep Guardiola’s team reclaim first position on the English Premier League table.Following Liverpool’s 5-0 win on Friday, a meeting against the sturdy Burnley was seen as a real test for City’s relentless juggernauts. Although it was a tough afternoon, City dominated and Aguero’s goal just after the [...]

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    Manchester United appoint Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as full-time manager

Manchester United appoint Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as full-time manager

Manchester United have announced the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjær, its caretaker manager, as the club’s full-time manager on a three-year contract.The Norwegian was named the club’s full-time coach on Thursday, after winning 10 of his 13 Premier League games as the club's interim manager following the sacking of Jose Mourinho in December 2018.Solskjær also masterminded a memorable comeback in [...]

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    Man United to face Barcelona as Tottenham battles City for UCL semi-final slot

Man United to face Barcelona as Tottenham battles City for UCL semi-final slot

The tie between Barcelona and Manchester United headlines the quarter-final matches of this season’s UEFA Champions League (UCL).The Red Devils must face the herculean task of denying Lionel Messi and co. a place in the last four of the competition.The draws, which was held at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland and carried out by 2010 winner with Inter [...]

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    Lukaku reacts to reports of bust-up with Pogba

Lukaku reacts to reports of bust-up with Pogba

Romelu Lukaku, Belgian forward, appears to have played down claims of a dressing room bust-up with team-mate, Paul Pogba, following Manchester United's win over Southampton.Reports had flooded the internet that the duo traded words in the dressing room over the penalty that United were awarded in the closing stages of the 3-2 win, in which Lukaku scored twice.The Belgian striker [...]

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    Pogba’s mother appointed women football ambassador in Guinea

Pogba’s mother appointed women football ambassador in Guinea

Yeo Moriba, mother of Paul Pogba, has been appointed as Guinea's ambassador for women's football.The announcement was made by the Guinea Football Federation (Feguifoot) on Friday.Moriba's nomination followed a meeting with Mamadou Antonio Souare, president of Feguifoot.Souare says he hopes that France international, Pogba, and his twin brothers, Florentin and Mathias, will support their mother in her new role."I am proud [...]

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    Let me live my normal life until I return to football, Mourinho tells media

Let me live my normal life until I return to football, Mourinho tells media

Jose Mourinho, former Manchester United manager, has spoken of his desire not to talk about his former employees.The Portuguese coach, 55, said this in a statement released to the media on Wednesday."I know that you are all aware of my professional principles. Each time a chapter is closed I show my deepest respect and I don't make any comments about [...]

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    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appointed Man United caretaker manager

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appointed Man United caretaker manager

Manchester United has appointed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the club's new interim manager.The club sacked Jose Mourinho on Tuesday after a below-par start to the season.Sunday's 3-1 defeat at Liverpool proved the final straw for United chiefs, with the club trailing their rivals by 19 points after 17 games.Barely 24 hours after letting the 52-year-old Portuguese off, they acted swiftly [...]

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    Mourinho sacked by Man Utd after Liverpool defeat

Mourinho sacked by Man Utd after Liverpool defeat

Manchester United have sacked José Mourinho following their defeat to Liverpool.The Red Devils were beaten 3-1 by their fiercest rivals at Anfield on Sunday.A statement by the club read: "Manchester United announces that manager Jose Mourinho has left the club with immediate effect."The club would like to thank Jose for his work during his time at Manchester United and to wish [...]

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    EPL roundup: Chelsea inflict first defeat on Man City as Liverpool go top

EPL roundup: Chelsea inflict first defeat on Man City as Liverpool go top

Chelsea ended Manchester City's unbeaten run with a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge, thanks to goals from N'Golo Kante and David Luiz.The Blues were on the ropes in the first half, defending for the most part and successfully limiting City to a few shots from distance.Maurizio Sarri's men stuck to their task and nicked the opener on the stroke of [...]

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    PHOTOS: Rio Ferdinand visits Lagos, unveiled as ‘Made of More’ ambassador

PHOTOS: Rio Ferdinand visits Lagos, unveiled as ‘Made of More’ ambassador

Rio Ferdinand, former Manchester United captain, has been unveiled as the new global brand ambassador for Guinness' ‘Made of More’ campaign.The unveiling which took place in Lagos on Friday was attended by entertainers and ex-footballers.Basketmouth, Timi Dakolo, Olamide Adedeji, Victor Ikpeba and Peter Rufai were some of those present at the event.   [...]

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    Euro Roundup: City outclass United in Manchester derby as Betis stun Barca

Euro Roundup: City outclass United in Manchester derby as Betis stun Barca

Manchester City displayed their supremacy over Manchester United in the city's derby with a 3-1 win at the Etihad Stadium.Pep Guardiola's team flexed their squad supremacy from the first minute, and went ahead through David Silva, the Spaniard slotting in from close range after Sterling's cut back was deflected into his path.United did not have a shot on target in [...]

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    UCL: Juventus pip United on Ronaldo’s return, City dominant in Ukraine

UCL: Juventus pip United on Ronaldo’s return, City dominant in Ukraine

Manchester United were pipped 0-1 at Old Trafford by Italian champions, Juventus, thanks to Paulo Dybala's goal.On his return to Old Trafford where he became a mean machine under Sir Alex Ferguson's tutelage, Ronaldo was given a hero's welcome by the fans but provided the cross which put Jose Mourinho's team to the sword.Juventus took the lead on 17 minutes [...]

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