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Man Utd vs West Ham: Solskjaer explains why he dropped Ronaldo
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Man Utd vs West Ham: Solskjaer explains why he dropped Ronaldo

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has explained why he left Cristiano Ronaldo out of his squad to play West Ham to play in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night. According to the Norwegian, it is not “possible” for Ronaldo to play in every game this season. Solskjaer made 11 changes to the team that beat the Hammers in the Premier League at the weekend. Alex Telles, Donny van de Beek, Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard have all been given a chance to impress from the start at Old Trafford. The Red Devils play host to Aston Villa in just three days’ time and it appears Solskjaer will look to wrap Ronaldo up in cotton wool whenever possible over the course of a long season. When asked whether it was a good night for Ronaldo to put his feet up, Solskjaer told Sky Spo...
Man Utd: Solskjaer to Sell Seven Players in January [Full list]
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Man Utd: Solskjaer to Sell Seven Players in January [Full list]

Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly ready to sell up to seven Red Devils players in January, The Sun UK reports that the seven players are Anthony Martial, Donny van de Beek, Jesse Lingard, Phil Jones, Eric Bailly, Alex Telles and Diogo Dalot. Man United are already making plans for the January transfer window, having bolstered Solskjaer’s squad over the summer with the signings of Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane and Cristiano Ronaldo. The report added that Solskjaer is hoping to trim his squad and add new players to his team by offloading some less important players, including Martial and Van de Beek. Martial has fallen down the pecking order at Man United, while Van de Beek has endured a miserable spell at Old Trafford after joining the clu...
Man Utd suffer injury blow ahead of 2021/2022 season
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Man Utd suffer injury blow ahead of 2021/2022 season

  Alex Telles has handed Manchester United an untimely injury blow, after picking up an ankle problem. Red Devils boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, on Saturday confirmed that the 28-year-old defender will be “out for a few weeks” after suffering a knock in training. That setback meant Telles didn’t feature in a pre-season friendly clash with QPR today. The Brazilian left-back now faces a race against time to make the start of the 2021/2022 campaign. “Unfortunately, Alex slipped and he twisted his ankle so he’ll be out for a few weeks. “We hope it’s not too bad,” Solskjaer has told MUTV. United have three more friendlies to come after facing QPR. They will play Brentford, Preston and Everton, before their Premier League opener on August 14 against Leeds at Old Tra...
It’s a pleasure to be at Manchester United’ – Telles offers future hint amid transfer talk
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It’s a pleasure to be at Manchester United’ – Telles offers future hint amid transfer talk

Alex Telles has suggested that he will not be heading out of Old Trafford this summer, with the Brazilian defender saying it is "a pleasure to be at Manchester United". The 28-year-old left-back has struggled for regular game time in England as he battles for minutes with the rejuvenated Luke Shaw. With outings in short supply under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, speculation has surfaced regarding supposed interest in Serie A from Inter and Roma.
Solskjaer Refuses to Sign Player for Man United over Haircut
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Solskjaer Refuses to Sign Player for Man United over Haircut

Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that he had turned down signing a football star for Manchester United because of the player’s haircut. The Norwegian gaffer says he pays just as much attention to the player’s mentality, character and background. Solskjaer said that he cut short the scouting mission on one of the players he wanted to sign for United because of the player’s Mohican hairstyle. “I once went to see a player and as he walked out of the dressing room through the tunnel he had a Mohican (hairstyle),’ Solskjaer told Sky Sports. “I said to my scout: ‘Nah let’s go home, not interested.’ That was a very short scouting trip.” Solskjaer has signed over 20 players for Manchester United, including Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Bruno Fernande...
Man City vs Man United: Solskjaer’s Squad for EPL Clash Confirmed
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Man City vs Man United: Solskjaer’s Squad for EPL Clash Confirmed

Manchester United’s squad to face Manchester City in today’s Premier League clash has been revealed. According to Metro UK, Man United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has named a 21-man squad to tackle Man City at Etihad. The Red Devils head to the game following 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace last Wednesday, while Pep Guardiola’s side thrashed Wolves 4-1 Man United are currently in the 3rd position on the Premier League table with 14 points behind leaders Man City after 27 games. Man United’s full squad against Man City: Goalkeepers: Dean Henderson, Lee Grant, Nathan Bishop. Defenders: Harry Maguire, Eric Bailly, Victor Lindelof, Axel Tuanzebe, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Luke Shaw, Alex Telles, Brandon Williams. Midfielders: Bruno Fernandes, Fred, Nemanja Matic, Scott McTominay...
‘The squad is full of quality’ – Man Utd don’t need to dip into January transfer market, says Solskjaer
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‘The squad is full of quality’ – Man Utd don’t need to dip into January transfer market, says Solskjaer

The Norwegian boss is not expecting to see any new faces arrive at Old Trafford before the end of the month Ole Gunnar Solskjaer doesn't think Manchester United need to dip into the January transfer market because his squad is already “full of quality”. After guiding United to a third-place Premier League finish last season, Solskjaer added Donny van de Beek, Alex Telles, Edinson Cavani and Facundo Pellistri to his ranks in the summer window, An agreement was also reached with Atalanta for the transfer of Amad Diallo, who finally completed his £37 million ($51m) move to Old Trafford at the start of the month.  
Man Utd Announce €17m Alex Telles Signing On Four-year Deal
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Man Utd Announce €17m Alex Telles Signing On Four-year Deal

Manchester United have confirmed the signing of full-back Alex Telles on a four-year deal with the option for one in addition. The 27-year-old underwent a medical at the club’s training ground on Monday after breakthrough in negotiations with Portoon Sunday. Telles was ready to fly to Brazil for international duty when the two sides came to an agreement on a fee *United had been in talks with the Portuguese club over the full-back for a number of weeks but were apart on their valuation. The Red Devils' initial bid was around €13.2 million (£12m/$15.6m) as the defender was in the final year of his contract but, there was an agreement reached on Sunday and it is understood United have paid €15m with an additional €2m in add ons. The club were first alerted to Telles' skills when ...
Man United Reaches Agreement With Porto To Sign Alex Telles
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Man United Reaches Agreement With Porto To Sign Alex Telles

MANCHESTER UNITED has reportedly reached an agreement with Fc Porto for the singing of Brazilian star, Alex Telles on a five-year contract. According to a seasoned Sports journalist, Fabrizio Romano the Portuguese accepted United's bid of €15m plus add ons because the player forced the move - he only wanted to join Manchester United. The Portuguese club risk seeing him leave for free at the end of the season if they don't cash in now. The 27-year-old left-back joined the Portuguese champions in 2016 from Galatasaray and scored 13 goals with 12 assists in 49 appearances last season. PSG and Man City were said to be interested in his signature, but United has finally won the race for the Brazilian who is in the last year of his deal at Porto. United were reported to be inter...
Chelsea make bid for Ajax left-back Nicolas Tagliafico
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Chelsea make bid for Ajax left-back Nicolas Tagliafico

Chelsea have stepped up their bid for Ajax left-back Nicolas Tagliafico. Mundo Deportivo says Chelsea have made an offer for Ajax left-back Tagliafico. The Blues are determined to sign a new full-back this summer, with Ben Chilwell and Alex Telles also linked. However, they will face competition from Barcelona and Arsenal. Tagliafico has five goals and seven assists in all competitions for Ajax this season.
Porto fight back on magical night to knock out Roma
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Porto fight back on magical night to knock out Roma

Alex Telles scored an extra-time penalty following a VAR review to send Porto through to the Champions League quarter-finals at the expense of Roma. Alessandro Florenzi was penalised for dragging Fernando back when the ball was fizzed across the goal in the 116th minute and Telles emphatically converted from the spot. Porto's Moussa Marega took the game to extra time when he got on the end of Jesus Corona's curling cross. Roma captain Daniele de Rossi had earlier cancelled out Francisco Soares' opener for Porto in the first half. It is the first time the Portuguese club have reached the quarter-finals since 2014-15. Source: rushhoursport

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