EPL: Stakes Are High In First Manchester Derby Of the 2017/2018 Season

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There have been few Manchester derbies with as much on the line as Sunday’s meeting at Old Trafford of the top two teams in the Premier League – the most anticipated clash of the campaign so far. Pep Guardiola’s City have built an eight-point lead following an unbeaten start to…

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#OYINBOTORCHLIGHT – ANTOINE GRIEZMANN ‘FEELS GOOD’ AT ATLETICO MADRID AMID MANCHESTER UNITED LINKS

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Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann has reiterated that he is happy at the club and is not focused on events regarding his future off the field. The France international, who has 22 goals in 40 appearances this term, has been strongly linked with a move to Manchester United at the end of the season. Griezmann has already…

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#OYINBOTORCHLIGHT – JOSE MOURINHO: ‘BEING MANCHESTER UNITED MANAGER IS NOT DREAM JOB, IT’S REALITY’

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Jose Mourinho has claimed that becoming Manchester United manager is ‘not a dream job, it is reality’. The 53-year-old, who was sacked as Chelsea boss in December, was appointed as Louis van Gaal‘s successor in May on a three-year contract. It was widely reported that Mourinho was keen to replace Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013, but David…

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#OYINBOTORCHLIGHT – MANCHESTER DERBY STALE

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When Manchester’s Premier League big guns were spending lavishly in the close season, neither City nor United can have imagined that the final derby of the campaign would be little more than a contest in the battle for a Champions League spot. With City, lying fourth, having slipped 12 points…

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#OYINBOTORCHLIGHT – GIGGS SHOULD TAKE UNITED HOT SEAT, SAYS ROBSON

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Ryan Giggs is ready to become Manchester United’s next manager if Louis van Gaal is shown the door a year early at the end of this season, former club captain Bryan Robson said. Out of work former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been tipped to takeover at Old Trafford but…

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#Oyinbotorchlight PLAYERS BORED, SAYS SCHOLES AS MAN UTD SCRAPE FA CUP WIN

Manchester United scraped into the FA Cup fourth round after a late penalty knocked out Sheffield United on Saturday but the Old Trafford gloom remained and former midfielder Paul Scholes says even the players are bored. Fans yawned through another laboured performance in the pouring rain as the 11- times…

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EPL: Stoke Expose Van Gaal, Benteke Sinks Leicester

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal’s future was plunged into serious doubt on Saturday as his side crashed 2-0 at Stoke City, while leaders Leicester City lost at Liverpool. United have now gone seven games without victory in all competitions – their worst run since 1989-90 – and speculation is…

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Ake Prefers Watford Stay To Chelsea Return

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The Hornets are set to face the defender’s parent club, Chelsea, on Boxing Day and he insists that he is not contemplating a quick return to Stamford Bridge in January Watford defender Nathan Ake says he is enjoying his loan spell at Vicarage Road and insists that he is not…

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Van Gaal Set To Face His Fate Today [Rumours]

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Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United fate could be about to be decided with executive vice chairman Ed Woodward reported to be at the club’s London HQ to hold crunch talks on Tuesday afternoon, according to The Sun. Van Gaal gave a rousing speech at the club’s Christmas dinner on Monday…

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Mourinho willing to take massive pay cut to join Reds

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Manchester United look set to step up their pursuit of Jose Mourinho. Following Saturday’s 2-1 defeat against Norwich, the concern is that current boss Louis van Gaal is running out of time with the Daily Mirror suggesting that the Dutchman has already held emergency talks about his future. The publication…

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Manchester United Fans Listen Up! PepGuardiola Wants To Manage Manchester United

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Over the last few weeks, suggestions that Pep Guardiola wants to manage Manchester United must be hugely frustrating for fans of the club. Whilst Louis van Gaal is currently overseeing a brand of tiresome football at Old Trafford, it looks most likely that Guardiola will end up at Manchester City.…

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‘Ferguson gave Giggs and Rooney the hairdryer’

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Shinji Kagawa has revealed the former Manchester United manager often silenced the dressing room with his rants Shinji Kagawa says Sir Alex Ferguson used to single out Ryan Giggs, Wayne Rooney and his senior Manchester United players for his famous ‘hairdryer’ treatment. Kagawa lifted the Premier League title at the…

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Manchester United Look To Romelu Lukaku

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The search to solve Manchester United’s goals shortage goes on. With most of the pressure falling on the young shoulders of Anthony Martial to secure the wins, Louis van Gaal has stated that this is too much of a burden to place on the Frenchman in his first season at…

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Manchester United Crashing Out Isn’t A Suprise -Paul Scholes

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Ex- Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes is not surprised by the Reds elimination in the Champions League group stages, because he feels they have an “average team.” United slumped to a 3-2 defeat in Wolfsburg as they failed to qualify for the knockout stages of the tournament for only the…

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Schweinsteiger hit with FA charge

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The Germany international was seen raising his arm towards the Hammers defender and has faced retrospective action, which could earn him a three-match ban Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has been hit with a Football Association (FA) charge for an altercation with West Ham defender Winston Reid. Saturday’s Premier League…

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