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Man Utd stun Chelsea to close gap on top four

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester United moved to within three points of fourth-placed Chelsea with a smash and grab 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge thanks to goals from Anthony Martial and Harry Maguire on Monday. Chelsea had two goals disallowed by VAR reviews and were furious Maguire was not …

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Three things we learned from the Premier League

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Liverpool’s lead at the top of the table extended to 22 points as their procession towards the title continued thanks to a 4-0 win over Southampton and Manchester City’s latest defeat at Tottenham. Victory for Spurs edged them ahead as the closest challengers to Chelsea …

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Man Utd bank on free-scoring Fernandes to quieten fans’ fury

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Manchester United finally secured a deal to sign Portuguese international midfielder Bruno Fernandes on Wednesday ending a long-running chase of the 25-year-old. United are badly in need of midfield reinforcements due to the absence of Paul Pogba and Scott McTominay through injury, whilst Pogba’s future …

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Man City hold off Man Utd to reach League Cup final

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester City booked their place in a third successive League Cup final, but made hard work of disposing of Manchester United 3-2 on aggregate after losing the second leg of their semi-final 1-0 at home on Wednesday. City enjoyed the vast majority of the chances …

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Solskjaer seeks spirit of PSG as Man Utd prepare to face Man City

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United need to harness the spirit of Paris Saint-Germain and put in a “perfect performance” if they are to overcome Manchester City and reach the League Cup final. United face an uphill battle after losing the first leg of their semi-final against Pep Guardiola’s …

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Solskjaer convinced Man Utd will give him time

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is convinced Manchester United will give him the time and backing to turn the stumbling giants around. Back-to-back Premier League defeats by Liverpool and Burnley have been compounded by a toxic atmosphere around the club, with fans voicing their anger at United’s owners the Glazer family …

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Lukaku says split from Man Utd was ‘right decision’

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Romelu Lukaku believes he made the right decision to leave Manchester United for a new challenge at Inter Milan, saying he had to “re-find” himself after a difficult time at Old Trafford. The Belgium striker joined United from Everton for £75 million ($98 million) in July 2017, scoring 42 …

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Solskjaer wrestles with Man Utd injury crisis

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP |  Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is facing a full-blown defensive crisis after Harry Maguire joined the list of the walking wounded as Manchester United desperately search for consistency in a topsy-turvy season. The England centre-half joins Axel Tuanzebe, Eric Bailly and Marcos Rojo as unavailable central defenders …

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Solskjaer searches for answers to save Man Utd season

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester United’s demoralising defeat against Manchester City in their League Cup semi-final laid bare their desperate need for reinforcements if they are to salvage anything from their stuttering season. United conceded three first-half goals in a match at Old Trafford for the first time since …

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