Mourinho Sacked By Manchester United

By Akinwale Kasali The handwriting was boldly written on the wall. The stargazers has predicted that the end was near for the Manchester United to part ways with their Portuguese manager. The body language of Manchester United Chairman, David Wood, spoke volume. Immediately Mourinho substituted Ander Herrera, in their Sunday 3-1 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield, Wood was disappointed as he made hand gesture towards the substitution to one of the board members beside him, showing his displeasure towards the move. It was there and then, Manchester United fans knew…

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Mourinho Blows Hot

By Akinwale Kasali Following the abysmal display of the Manchester United players over the weekend against Crystal Palace at the Old Trafford during the 0-0 draw against the London Club in the Barclays English Premier League match, coach of the team, Jose Mourinho has told the players to stay back at their respective homes if they are unable to withstand the pressure the Manchester club is facing at the moment. Mourinho said the words is directed at the underachieving players to “stay at home” if they cannot handle the pressure to…

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Ibrahimovic Calls Self ‘god of Goals’

Zlatan Ibrahimovic proclaimed himself the ‘God of Goals’ after scoring for the 500th time in his professional career, Daily Mail reports The veteran Swedish striker achieved the milestone with an outrageous roundhouse kick volley but it wasn’t enough to prevent the Los Angeles Galaxy losing 5-3 at Toronto on yesterday. And Ibrahimovic took to Twitter afterwards to celebrate, posting a film poster style graphic that read ‘Zlatan: God of Goals’ along with the caption ‘500’. “Obviously it’s not good to lose… but I’m happy for Toronto because they’ll be remembered…

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Zidane To Replace Mourinho

After failing to acquire any of their targeted defenders during the pre-season Premier League transfer window, Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United have had a worrying start to the season, fueling speculation of Mourinho being replaced. Former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is reportedly closely “watching the turmoil” at Old Trafford and is prepared to step in if Man Utd’s board decide to sack Mourinho, The Mirror reported on Wednesday. However, despite a dispute with the club’s executive vice-chairman, Man Utd’s owners and board have reportedly decided to give Mourinho more time…

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Mourinho Confident Of Sanchez’s Magic To Lift Man Utd

Manchester United need Alexis Sanchez to fire when they kick off their Premier League campaign against Leicester City on Friday as they seek to put a troubled pre-season behind them. United’s build-up to the new campaign has been dominated by manager Jose Mourinho’s persistent grumbles over the strength of his squad. Unlike most of Mourinho’s stars, Sanchez had a first full summer off in nine years as Chile failed to qualify for the World Cup, ensuring he should be fresh enough to show why United handed him a contract reportedly…

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Mourinho Still Wants More Of Wenger

By Akinwale Kasali Though, Arsene Wenger may have led Arsenal for the last time to Old Trafford, but Wenger’s ‘arch rival’ in the Barclays English Premier League, Jose Mourinho believes this wouldn’t be the last of Wenger he has seen for over a decade. Mourinho hopes to cross swords with  Wenger again after his Manchester United side condemned the Frenchman to a galling defeat on his last visit to Old Trafford as Arsenal boss, Independent.ie reports. Wenger’s long and storied rivalry with United looked to be ending with a point…

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Mourinho Says Manchester United Not New To Heartbreaks

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insisted European disappointment is nothing new for the English giants after losing 2-1 to Sevilla at Old Trafford to crash out of the Champions League by the same scoreline on aggregate. Wissam Ben Yedder struck twice in four second-half minutes on Tuesday to send Sevilla into the quarter-finals for the first time in 60 years as United suffered a first European home defeat since Alex Ferguson’s Champions League farewell in 2013. Mourinho was on the winning side that night as Real Madrid manager and also…

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Pogba Set To Quit Manchester United

Despite his impressive display in Manchester United’s 2-1 victory over Chelsea on Sunday, Paul Pogba is preparing to leave Old Trafford for the second time in his career following the breakdown of his relationship with Jose Mourinho, claims The Sun. The situation is apparently so dire that Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola, is already looking for his client’s next club, holding talks with Real Madrid over a potential transfer in the summer. The report adds the interesting footnote that Juventus have a £53 million buy-back clause for the Frenchman, although it’s…

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UEFA Champions League: Montella Plot Sanchez’s Fall

Ahead of today’s UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie between Sevilla and Manchester United at the Pizjuan Stadium in Seville, Sevilla coach Vincenzo Montella joked he might have to use a novel approach to dealing with the threat of Alexis Sanchez when his team come up against Manchester United in the Champions League on Wednesday, AFP reports. “Manchester have fantastic players and Sanchez has improved hugely over the course of his career,” said Italian Montella, who knows the Chilean from the time he spent in Serie A with Udinese.…

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Tax Evasion: Sanchez Swims In Troubled Waters

Manchester United striker Alexis Sanchez has struck a deal with Spanish authorities to accept a 16-month suspended jail sentence for tax fraud in return for avoiding a trial. Sanchez, who joined United from Arsenal last month, faced being tried over the fraud of 983,000 euros ($1.21 million) linked to image rights during his time at Spanish giants Barcelona, according to details of the deal seen by AFP. Prosecutors said the 29-year-old Chilean forward had failed to declare any proceeds from the exploitation of his image rights in 2012 and 2013…

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