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Haaland Demands £600,000 Per Week to Sign for Man City,Man Utd, Chelsea
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Haaland Demands £600,000 Per Week to Sign for Man City,Man Utd, Chelsea

  Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland, wants to become the highest-paid player in Premier League history this summer and will ask interested clubs to pay him £600,000 per week, the UK Sun reports. Europe’s top clubs are expected to battle over the 20-year-old this summer. Dortmund will make up to £130 million in profit on Haaland, who they signed for just £20m less than 16 months ago. Haaland has gone on to prove himself as one of the deadliest strikers in world football, scoring 49 goals in 39 games for the Bundesliga side. Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea are all interested in signing Haaland this summer. But any move for the Norwegian could cost a total of £300m over the duration of the striker’s contract, with his agent Mino Raiola demandi...
Lukaku Sets New Record in Inter Milan’s Victory Over Parma
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Lukaku Sets New Record in Inter Milan’s Victory Over Parma

  Inter Milan striker, Romelu Lukaku, on Thursday night, set a new personal assist record during his side’s Serie A 2-1 victory over Parma. Two goals from Alexis Sanchez ensured Antonio Conte’s side defeated Parma at the Stadio Ennio Tardini. The win over Parma means Inter Milan are now on top of the Serie A table with 59 points from 25 games. However, Lukaku swapped scoring goals for setting up goals in Inter’s victory against Parma. The 27-year-old provided an assist for teammate, Alexis Sanchez in the second half of the encounter as Antonio Conte’s men defeated the host. According to OptaPaolo, Lukaku’s assist means the Belgium international has now taken his total in Serie A to eight assists so far this season, which is a new record for him in Europe’s five m...
Man United to Land Lautaro Martinez as Inter Milan fails to Meet Payment for Lukaku
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Man United to Land Lautaro Martinez as Inter Milan fails to Meet Payment for Lukaku

  Manchester United is set to land Lautaro Martinez after Inter Milan failed to meet payment for Romelu Lukaku, according to Italian outlet Corriere Dello Sport. Inter Milan has taken several players off Man United’s hands in recent transfer windows, with Lukaku, Alexis Sanchez and Ashley Young all making the switch to Antonio Conte’s side. Lukaku was the costliest addition for Inter Milan, setting them back a club-record €80 million. However, after joining Inter almost 18 months ago, the Nerazzurri still seemingly owe Man United €50 million for Lukaku’s deal. When Man United sold the Belgium international to Inter, they included a clause in the contract that said ”if the San Siro club failed to meet any of the deadlines set for payments, then they immediately becom...
Sanchez says he wanted Man Utd exit after one training session
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Sanchez says he wanted Man Utd exit after one training session

Inter Milan forward Alexis Sanchez has said he was ready to end his ill-fated spell at former club Manchester United after only one training session with the Premier League side. United had signed Chile international Sanchez in January 2018 after he scored 80 goals in 3-1/2 years at Arsenal, but he failed to reach those heights at Old Trafford under both Jose Mourinho and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, with five goals in 45 games. The former Barcelona man joined Inter on loan at the start of the 2019-20 campaign, before the Italian Serie A club signed him permanently on a three-year deal in August. “I accepted the opportunity to go to United, it felt tempting and it was something good for me … but I didn’t ask for information on what was happening inside the club,” Sky Sports quoted Sa...
Ronaldo Welcomes Alexis Sanchez to Club
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Ronaldo Welcomes Alexis Sanchez to Club

Valladolid’s president, Ronaldo de Lima, has welcomed Inter Milan striker, Alexis Sanchez to join the club once the summer’s transfer window opens. Sanchez is currently on a season-long loan move at Inter Milan from Manchester United. The Chilean international has failed to shine at Old Trafford, following a swap deal move from Arsenal in January 2018. The 31-year-old scored only three times in 32 Premier League matches for Man United, before leaving for Italy. But Ronaldo has now offered Sanchez the chance to revive his career at the Spanish La Liga club. “Alexis Sanchez has succeeded wherever he’s gone,” Manchester Evening News quoted Ronaldo as saying. “He has a lot of quality. “If he doesn’t succeed at Inter, Valladolid will open their door...
Why Lampard May Bring Back Victor Moses to Play for Chelsea this Season
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Why Lampard May Bring Back Victor Moses to Play for Chelsea this Season

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, may call on Victor Moses to help the team out if an emergency happens, the Daily Mail reports. Moses is currently on loan at Inter Milan from the Blues. The former Super Eagles winger signed a loan deal with the Serie A side until June 30, 2020. Players such as Moses, Alexis Sanchez, and Chris Smalling who are returning on loan, will be blocked from Premier League action, but will only be allowed to play in an emergency. “We’ve been told it will take a situation where the goalkeeper has to play center-forward or the center-forward has to go in goal for these players to be allowed to play. “A lot of players will be in limbo over the next couple of months and will probably have to train at home for a period,” the report...
West Ham make Felicevich contact for Man Utd striker Alexis
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West Ham make Felicevich contact for Man Utd striker Alexis

West Ham United have made a move for Manchester United striker Alexis Sanchez. The Chile international, on £550,000-a-week at United, is on-loan this season with Inter Milan, which have no plans of retaining him. FCInterNews.it says West Ham have made enquiries to sign Alexis this summer. The Hammers have come forward and have been in touch with the winger's agent Fernando Felicevich to probe the possibility of signing him. United will jump at the chance of clearing Alexis off the books, with little chance of the veteran finding a place in their plans next season.
Ighalo’s key trait that Solskjaer values most
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Ighalo’s key trait that Solskjaer values most

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reportedly appreciates the personality of Odion Ighalo, who has given the Old Trafford dressing room a lift since his loan arrival from Shanghai Shenhua on transfer deadline day. The Nigeria international has found the net four times from eight games since making the surprise move back to the Premier League at the end of January. Manchester United shocked the world when they signed Ighalo on transfer deadline day. The Red Devils opted to go for the 30-year-old having missed out on Josh King, with Bournemouth demanding close to £40million in order to part ways with the Norway international. United have seen Ighalo impress on the pitch, scoring four goals from eight games while also shining in the 2-0 Premier League win over fierce riva...
Ronaldo, Rashford, Traore & More Footballers’ Amazing Body Transformations
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Ronaldo, Rashford, Traore & More Footballers’ Amazing Body Transformations

Some footballers have developed from just their ordinary physical frame to a more body-built stature over the years. Footballers do more work in the gym, sculpting their perfect bodies and lifting heavy weights to gain extra muscle. CRISTIANO RONALDO Ronaldo was bullied as a youngster that he was too skinny to make it as a footballer but his fitness regime and eating habits have seen him turn to a superhero's Adama Traore Traore sent social media into a arguement surprise recently when he flexed his biceps after starring for Wolves. Adam is now a unit who has attracted interest from NFL teams. Adebayo Akinfenwa Akinfenwa had a smaller frame during his younger days but a high-calorie diet helped turn him increase his weight. Akinfenwa can bench press 180kg a...
Solskjaer Confirms Alexis Sanchez’s Return to Man United from Inter Milan
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Solskjaer Confirms Alexis Sanchez’s Return to Man United from Inter Milan

  Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has confirmed that striker, Alexis Sanchez will return to the club after his loan deal at Inter Milan expires at the end of the season. Solskjaer said this on Tuesday at his press conference ahead of Man United’s Carabao Cup semi-final second leg clash against Manchester City on Wednesday. Sanchez joined Serie A giants on a season-long loan during the summer, after a miserable 18 months at Old Trafford. The 31-year-old netted only five times in 45 appearances, following his move from Arsenal in January 2018. Although he had not been expected to play for United again, but Solskjaer has now made a U-turn and is now planning to welcome the Chilean back at the end of the season. “We’ve got players here that are w...
Manchester United Fans Are Furious With Solskjaer After His Latest Comments On Alexis Sanchez
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Manchester United Fans Are Furious With Solskjaer After His Latest Comments On Alexis Sanchez

Manchester United fans are furious with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after he confirmed that Alexis Sanchez will return to the club in the summer and "prove you all wrong". Sanchez was sent out on loan to Inter Milan until the end of the season in the summer, with an option to make the deal permanent. But the Chilean has only made seven appearances for the Italian club since joining and is set to return to Old Trafford with Solskjaer stating that he'll prove his doubters wrong when he heads back. "It is difficult in the transfer window. I can't remember many good deals we've brought in in January. Alexis Sanchez will come back in the summer and prove you all wrong," he said in his press conference. The Norwegian's comments about Sanchez has not gone down too well with United supporte...
Sanchez’s Farewell Message To Man Utd As He Departs
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Sanchez’s Farewell Message To Man Utd As He Departs

Alexis Sanchez has confirmed his departure from Manchester United after posting a parting message to the squad on Instagram. The Manchester Evening News revealed that the Chilean bid farewell to Manchester United teammates before he left to complete his 10-month loan move to Inter Milan. The 30-year-old has now posted pictures from the farewell meeting, with a parting photo put out on his Instagram on Thursday afternoon. Writing on his social media account, Sanchez wrote: "Good luck boys for the rest of the season ️ @manchesterunited " Sanchez was pictured arriving at Milan airport on Wednesday afternoon and is expected to be unveiled as an Inter player before the weekend. United viewed Inter as likely suitors for Sanchez months ago and the Chile international is due t...
Sanchez arrives for medical in Milan as Inter move draws closer
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Sanchez arrives for medical in Milan as Inter move draws closer

The Manchester United forward is set to join the Italian side on loan after suffering a torrid spell at Old Trafford since joining from Arsenal Alexis Sanchez has arrived in Milan for his Inter medical as he moves closer to sealing a loan move away from Manchester United. The Chilean has been heavily linked with a move away from Old Trafford all summer, having fallen down the pecking order under both previous manager Jose Mourinho and current boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Sanchez's struggles in Manchester are set to come to an end, at least temporarily, as the former Arsenal star is set to move to Inter on loan ahead of the close of the transfer window.
Manchester United Agree Sanchez Loan Deal to Inter Milan
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Manchester United Agree Sanchez Loan Deal to Inter Milan

Inter Milan have agreed a loan deal to sign forward Alexis Sanchez from Manchester United. Inter boss Antonio Conte is keen to sign Sanchez before the European transfer window closes on Monday. If a deal goes through, Sanchez will link up with ex-United team-mate Romelu Lukaku, the striker having joined the Serie A club for £74m this summer. However, Inter have not agreed an option to buy Sanchez at the end of the loan agreement. United's highest earner, Sanchez is thought to earn around £400,000 a week, a figure way outside of Inter's current pay structure. It has been suggested United may subsidise his salary as part of a deal and last week Inter offered to pay £150,000 of Sanchez's weekly wages, but United wanted more. Sanchez has had a disastrous 19 months at Old Tra...
Manchester United boss Solskjaer says he won’t ‘spoon feed’ Sanchez
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Manchester United boss Solskjaer says he won’t ‘spoon feed’ Sanchez

The Chilean has been a disappointment since joining the club from Arsenal, and could yet depart Old Trafford this summer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said he will not "spoon feed" Alexis Sanchez as the Chilean looks to get his Manchester United career back on track. Sanchez has mostly disappointed since joining United from Arsenal in January 2018, coming over in a swap deal that saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan move in the other direction. The 30-year-old has scored just five total goals in 45 appearances for United, including only one goal in the Premier League last season.
Colombia 0 Chile 0 (4-5 on penalties): Sanchez sends defending champions through
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Colombia 0 Chile 0 (4-5 on penalties): Sanchez sends defending champions through

Alexis Sanchez converted the decisive penalty as Chile edged Colombia in a shoot-out in the Copa America quarter-finals. Chile kept their Copa America title defence alive with a penalty shoot-out win over Colombia in the quarter-finals on Friday. In what was a largely scrappy and tight encounter, two-time defending champions Chile were held to a 0-0 draw at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo. Chile twice thought they had found a breakthrough, but strikes from Charles Aranguiz and Arturo Vidal were ruled out after VAR reviews.
Manchester United reveal Asia tour squad plans as Solskjaer talks Leeds and Perth
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Manchester United reveal Asia tour squad plans as Solskjaer talks Leeds and Perth

The Red Devils will be able to call on nearly their entire squad as their manager prepares for his first full season in charge Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he will be taking an almost full strength squad to Asia for the club's upcoming pre-season tour - but it remains to be seen whether Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku will travel with their futures in doubt. The Red Devils are not heavily affected by Copa America and the African Cup of Nations - with only Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez on national team duty - and will be able to take a full complement of players to Australia for the first leg of their tour. "Summer has been kind to us in that respect - so we'll travel to Perth with the full first team squad," Solskjaer said via the club's Facebook page. ...
Sanchez suffers ankle injury in Chile’s win over Ecuador
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Sanchez suffers ankle injury in Chile’s win over Ecuador

Coach Reinaldo Rueda confirmed the forward had suffered an injury but remains optimistic over his status Alexis Sanchez suffered an ankle injury during Chile's win over Ecuador at the Copa America, coach Reinaldo Rueda confirmed. Sanchez scored a 51st-minute winner to send the two-time defending champions into the quarter-finals courtesy of a 2-1 victory on Friday. Chile opened the scoring through Jose Pedro Fuenzalida, who fired in the eighth minute to give the defending Copa America champions the lead.
Barcelona Offer 100m Euros & Coutinho For Neymar
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Barcelona Offer 100m Euros & Coutinho For Neymar

Barcelona have tabled an offer of €100 million plus Philippe Coutinho in their bid to bring Neymar back to the club, reports Sport. The Camp Nou giants are eager to re-sign the Brazil international from Paris Saint-Germain and are hoping that a deal involving a sizeable fee and a proven playmaker will be deemed acceptable. In other news, Transfer fee alone could break his own world record Neymar's elevated wage demands are the main obstacle between the Brazilian and a move back to Barcelona, according to Le 10 Sport. Speculation concerning Neymar's future has heightened in recent days, amid reports that he is determined not to resume his Paris Saint-Germain career. But aside from his transfer fee, that would be in the region of €200-300 million (£178-266m/$225-338m), althoug...
De Gea in Shocking Move to PSG after Buffon’s Departure
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De Gea in Shocking Move to PSG after Buffon’s Departure

Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea could leave Old Trafford for Paris Saint-Germain after the French Ligue 1 champions announced the departure of veteran goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon on Wednesday. DAILY POST had reported that PSG made the announced in a statement posted on the club’s official website that Buffon will leave the club after his contract expires at the end of this month (June). The statement reads: “Following joint discussions, Paris Saint-Germain and Gianluigi Buffon have agreed to not renew the legendary goalkeeper’s contract which expires on 30 June 2019.” However, The Times is now reporting that PSG are ready to make a bid for De Gea as Buffon’s replacement at the club. De Gea, has already decided to leave Old T...
Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez Makes Movie Debut
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Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez Makes Movie Debut

Alexis Sanchez may have had a season to forget, but the Manchester United forward will be hoping he has more success with his debut film. The 30-year-old stars in Mi Amigo Alexis, which is released in his native Chile on Thursday. Executive producer Rocio Jadue told BBC Sport the film was Sanchez's idea and filming took place last year. "Everybody loves him [in Chile]," said Jadue. "He is considered a big hero." The film, from award-winning director Alejandro Fernandez Almendras, is not a biopic, but tells the story of 12-year-old Tito who accidentally meets his idol Sanchez. "The unexpected friendship between the child and the idol brings teachings for both: Tito discovers his true path in life and Alexis is reunited with the stories from his childhood that make him remembe...
See The ONE CONDITION Sanchez Will Decide To Leave Man United
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See The ONE CONDITION Sanchez Will Decide To Leave Man United

Alexis Sanchez, will leave Manchester United this summer only on the condition that Old Trafford executives will not pay off his contract, according to Andy Mitten. Mitten is the United We Stand fanzone editor. Sanchez failed miserably to live up to expectations since arriving at Old Trafford. He struggled under Jose Mourinho, and become more maligned under Ole Gunner Solskjaer. The Chilean international has three years left on his contract, believed to be worth £500,000 a week. The wages which include: bonuses and image rights, are creating a dilemma for United who want to sell their flop. Mitten broke down the difficulty of the task the club faces, having handed him the most lucrative contract in their history. Speaking on Sky Sports’ Transfer Talk podcast, the United a...
See The Goalkeeper Man United Want To Sign To Replace De Gea
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See The Goalkeeper Man United Want To Sign To Replace De Gea

Manchester United have submitted a bid to sign Ajax goalkeeper, Andre Onana, the Daily Record reports. United have been in talks with David De Gea, over a new contract but nothing has been agreed yet. De Gea has just one year remaining on his current contract and would be free to negotiate with teams in Europe from the start of January. The Spain international is demanding a significant increase on his current deal, that would see him earn parity with Alexis Sanchez, who earns a basic salary of £400,000 a week. But United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward is not willing to match De Gea’s terms and is now actively seeking replacements. The club has submitted a bid for Onana, but Ajax have rejected the offer. United are also unwilling to meet Ajax’s asking price for Ona...
Man United Could Pay Sanchez £12m Next Season Not To Play For Them
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Man United Could Pay Sanchez £12m Next Season Not To Play For Them

The Chile striker has flopped since moving from Arsenal to Old Trafford 16 months ago, in a deal that saw him sign a four-and-a-year contract at £500,000-per-week. And after scoring just one Premier League goal in his only full season, United are desperate to shift Sanchez off the books this summer. Inter Milan are interested, with the most likely prospect a season-long loan deal that would see United paying half of his wages - £250,000-per week - to play in Italy. Inter have been sounded out by agents on a deal to get Sanchez out and to help Ole Gunnar Solskjaer begin his rebuilding plans. Solskjaer has already identified transfer targets but has too many players in the squad and knows he will have to offload some big earners to strengthen in different departments. Int...
Why Solskjaer Told Manchester United to Sell Martial
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Why Solskjaer Told Manchester United to Sell Martial

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is angry about Anthony Martial’s bad attitude in training and is now ready to sell the Manchester United forward, the UK Sun reports. Former manager, Jose Mourinho, wanted Martial sold last summer but United CEO Ed Woodward blocked his departure, as he felt he had a long-term future at Old Trafford. Martial has started less than half of Manchester United’s Premier League fixtures this season, but it is his general attitude that has angered Solskjaer. The France forward missed Sunday’s 1-1 draw with relegated Huddersfield Town and Solskjaer has reportedly made it clear to United that he wants the Frenchman sold this summer. United spent an initial £36million on Martial in 2015, but the forward has endured a turbulent spell at ...
Solskjaer Reveals Why Man United Drew 1-1 with Huddersfield, Speaks on Future of Players
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Solskjaer Reveals Why Man United Drew 1-1 with Huddersfield, Speaks on Future of Players

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has revealed why his side could not beat relegated Huddesfield Town on Sunday. Man United and Huddersfield played out a 1-1 draw to the surprise of many Old Traffotd supporters. Solskjaer admitted that Manchester United are “far away” from competing for the top two positions in the Premier League following the 1-1 draw. Scott McTominay put Man United ahead in West Yorkshire, but, like so many times this season, United faltered. It was an error from Luke Shaw that allowed Mbenza to score his first goal in English football to put Huddersfield on level. “Over 90 minutes we weren’t good enough, we missed chances to put the game away, created many cha...
Man United Ready To Pay £13m For Sanchez To Leave The Club
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Man United Ready To Pay £13m For Sanchez To Leave The Club

Manchester United are ready to pay half of Alexis Sanchez’s huge £26million salary, to secure him a move this summer, SportsMail reports. The final decision over the Chilean’s future will be left to manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, but United are open to offloading the forward. United chiefs are aware Sanchez’s £500,000-per-week wage inclusive of bonuses, will prove a major stumbling block. So, it is understood they are resigned to paying as much as 50% of the ex-Arsenal star’s wages, to tempt another club to take him. United’s preference is to sell Sanchez abroad, as there is great reluctance to see him join a top-six Premier League rival. Sanchez has struggled since moving to Old Trafford, failing to recapture the form that led to United making such a massive financial commit...
Man United Issue Strong Warning To De Gea
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Man United Issue Strong Warning To De Gea

Manchester United have warned David De Gea, that they will not offer him improved contract terms, with the current deal on the table their final offer, Sport reports. The Spanish goalkeeper is out of contract with the Red Devils in 2020 and has yet to sign a new deal. This has led to De Gea being linked with Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid. United are believed to have offered De Gea around £300,000-a-week to renew, but the 28-year-old is holding out of for around 50% more. Alexis Sanchez is the club’s current highest earner on £450,000-a-week and De Gea feels he is entitled to just as much. United have firmly put the ball back into De Gea’s court, telling him to either accept the current offer or walk away from the negotiating table.
Paul Scholes Blasts Four Man United Stars as  Confusing Squad of Players
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Paul Scholes Blasts Four Man United Stars as Confusing Squad of Players

Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes has slammed four stars of the club, Romelu Lukaku, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Alexis Sanchez, as “confusing squad of players”. This is coming following Man United’s 1-1 draw against Chelsea on Sunday in the Premier League encounter at Old Trafford. Scholes believes Rashfor, Lukaku, Martial and Sanchez are not good enough for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side. “I think it’s a confusing club and a confusing squad of players at the minute,” Scholes told Premier League Productions. “I always think at Manchester United and at big clubs, you’re only as good as your centre forwards are and your attacking players. I’m not sure whether these attacking players are good enough. “We talk about potential with [Anthony] Martial, [Marcus] Rash...
Gary Neville names 6 Manchester United players that have been underperforming
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Gary Neville names 6 Manchester United players that have been underperforming

Former Manchester United defender, Gary Neville, has named six players at the club, who are “stars” but are performing “well below their standard.” Ole Gunnar Solskjaer watched his team get thrashed 4-0 by Everton on Sunday. United went into the game desperate for all three points to secure a top-four finish and a place in the Champions League next season. But they failed to muster a single shot on goal, prompting Neville to slam the attitude of some individuals after the game. He also named six players he wants to see more from. Neville said on Sky Sports: “There are five forwards at that club: Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, Romelu Lukaku, Alexis Sanchez and Paul Pogba – who is nearer to the front. “Star players, those five, they can be the best in their position, but...
‘Messi is Messi’ – Alexis Sanchez Reacts to Man United’s 3-0 Loss to Barcelona
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‘Messi is Messi’ – Alexis Sanchez Reacts to Man United’s 3-0 Loss to Barcelona

Manchester United striker, Alexis Sanchez has finally reacted to his side’s Champions League quarter-final second leg defeat to Barcelona on Tuesday at Camp Nou. Two goals from Lionel Messi and a strike from Philippe Coutinho ensured Ernesto Valverde’s men dumped Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men out of the Champions League. Sanchez, who returned from a knee injury he sustained six weeks ago, came on for Jesse Lingard in the 80th minute during Man United’s defeat to Barcelona, said ‘Messi is Messi’. The Chilean international, a former teammate with Messi during his time at Barcelona, hailed the Argentine international by saying that the Barca number 10 always maintains ‘high level of performance’. “They [Barcelona] played very we...
Manchester United forward, Alexis Sanchez branded ‘womanising liar’
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Manchester United forward, Alexis Sanchez branded ‘womanising liar’

Manchester United forward, Alexis Sanchez, has been branded a “womanising liar” by a stunning Paraguayan model, Mirtha Sosa. Sosa claimed that Sanchez would bombard her with phone calls and even invited her to visit him in England. The Chilean’s agent, Fernando Felicevich, has however denied the allegations on behalf of the player. But Ms. Sosa insists that Sanchez “destroyed” her, adding that she later discovered he was allegedly speaking to other women at the same time. “He asked for my number. We started writing and getting to know each other. “He sent me tickets to travel to him, but I didn’t go. I told him that if I went, it would have to be as someone to be shown off (in public). “I wasn’t going to be one more of the hea...
Manchester United’s Squad Against Barcelona
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Manchester United’s Squad Against Barcelona

The Manchester United squad to face Barcelona in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-final has been revealed. Former Arsenal ace, Alexis Sanchez returns to United’s travelling squad to face Barcelona in Camp Nou having recovered from injury. Sanchez been out due to the knee ligament damage he sustained in the home win against Southampton in the league on March 2. The Chilean arrived at Manchester Airport with the rest of the squad on Monday morning as they prepared to fly to Spain. United will need to stage another impressive comeback against Barcelona after Luke Shaw’s own goal last Wednesday night gave the Catalan giants the edge in the tie. Former Chelsea star, Nemanja Matic also travelled with the squad so could be available again for Ole Gunnar Solsk...
Man United Receives Double Injury Boost Ahead of Barcelona Clash
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Man United Receives Double Injury Boost Ahead of Barcelona Clash

Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s Manchester United have received a major boost as the likes of Marcus Rashford and Alexis Sanchez returned to training ahead of their Champions League quarter-final first-leg clash with Barcelona on Wednesday night. Rashford sustained an ankle injury a few weeks ago. The England international missed Man United’s Premier League 2-1 defeat to Wolves last week Tuesday. Sanchez had a long-term knee problem. The Chilean international sustained the injury in Man United’s Premier League win over Southampton a few weeks ago. Mirror UK is now reporting that Rashford did some light jogging and stretching with one of United’s physios, before joining the main team and taking part in the full squad warm up, while Sanchez also took part in the full squad warm up. Ma...
Pogba Demands £500,000-a-week Contract From Manchester United to Snub Real Madrid
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Pogba Demands £500,000-a-week Contract From Manchester United to Snub Real Madrid

Manchester United are reportedly ready to open talks with Paul Pogba over a new contract, the UK Sun reports. But the French midfielder is going to test Old Trafford chiefs desire to keep him, by demanding a total wage packet of £500,000-a-week. It is believed Pogba wants parity as the club’s highest paid player with Alexis Sanchez, as the eye-watering deal handed to Sanchez 15 months ago, is coming back to bite executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward once again. Sanchez’s huge contract has changed the game at United, especially given the struggles suffered by the South American since joining last January. Pogba’s demands will be strengthened by public admissions from Real Madrid boss, Zinedine Zidane, that he would like his compatriot at the Santiago Bernabeu. Pogba has two...
Solskjaer Takes Final Decision on Selling Man United Striker for £50m This Summer
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Solskjaer Takes Final Decision on Selling Man United Striker for £50m This Summer

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has decided to sell striker, Alexis Sanchez, this summer for £50million. DAILY POST recalls that Man United’s hierarchy gave Solskjaer the final say over the future of striker, Alexis Sanchez, at the club. Sanchez has failed to impress at Man United since his arrival from Arsenal, 18 months ago. The 30-year-old has scored just five goals in 41 appearances for the Red Devils in all competitions. However, The Sun is now reporting that Solskjaer does not see Sanchez as part of his plans for next season following his appointment as Man United’s permanent manager. Speaking last month about his time so far at Man United, Sanchez said: “I want to keep showing my love for football. I know what I can do. I have belief in my ability....
Solskjaer Reveals Six Players That’ll Leave Man United This Summer
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Solskjaer Reveals Six Players That’ll Leave Man United This Summer

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed six players that will leave the club this summer. Metro UK reports that Solskjaer is willing to allow the likes of Matteo Darmian, Marcos Rojo, Antonio Valencia, Eric Bailly Ander Herrera and Juan Mata leave Old Trafford at the end of the season. According to the newspaper, after selling the players, Solskjaer will then focus his efforts on strengthening at full-back, centre-back, central midfield and wide midfield with the funds raised from sales. The report also claimed that Man United’s hierarchy will give Solskjaer the final say over striker, Alexis Sanchez’s future at the club. Sanchez has failed to impress at Man United since his arrival from Arsenal, 18 months ago. This is coming after Solskjaer’s men we...
Solskjaer Hands Ed Woodward List of Players to Leave Man United
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Solskjaer Hands Ed Woodward List of Players to Leave Man United

Manchester United caretaker manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has given the club’s executive chairman, Ed Woodward, the list of players to leave Old Trafford this summer. Daily Star reports that Solskjaer wants Ed Woodward to sell out Antonio Valencia, Marcos Rojo and Alexis Sanchez at the end of the season. Solskjaer has made a major impression since being put in caretaker charge following former Red Devils boss, Jose Mourinho’s sacking in December. The Norwegian has won 10 out of the 13 Premier League games since his appointment and reached the Champions League quarter-finals, where they will tackle Barcelona in April. The 46-year-old had said earlier this week that he is now working as if he will remain at Old Trafford for many years. According to him, “It is clear that I...
Man Utd Without Sanchez For up to Six Weeks – Solskjaer
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Man Utd Without Sanchez For up to Six Weeks – Solskjaer

Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez is set to be out for up to six weeks after suffering a knee injury, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed on Tuesday. “It was a bad knee injury so it’s four weeks, or six weeks. Hopefully he’ll recover quickly,” Solskjaer said at a press conference in Paris on the eve of United’s Champions League last 16 second leg against Paris Saint-Germain. The Premier League club have a mountain to climb against the French side after losing 2-0 in the first leg at Old Trafford last month. Sanchez came off early in the second half of United’s 3-2 win over Southampton at the weekend, and now joins a host of players in the treatment room. Anthony Martial, Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata and Ander Herrera are among the players already sidelined, while Paul Pogba...
Manchester United’s Squad Against  PSG
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Manchester United’s Squad Against PSG

Brandon Williams has been included in Manchester United’s travelling squad for their Champions League tie against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday night, the Manchester Evening News reports. The 18-year-old full-back was among five academy players snapped by photographers as they arrived Manchester Airport, ahead of the flight to the French capital on Tuesday morning. Mason Greenwood, 17, Tahith Chong, 19, Angel Gomes, 18, and James Garner, 17, also travelled with the team. United are without 10 senior players for the trip to Paris, with Paul Pogba suspended, Phil Jones ill and Jesse Lingard, Nemanja Matic, Ander Herrera, Juan Mata, Antonio Valencia, Matteo Darmian, Anthony Martial and Alexis Sanchez all injured. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have to overturn a 2-...
Ferguson Storms Chelsea Pitch To Congratulate 3 Man United Players
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Ferguson Storms Chelsea Pitch To Congratulate 3 Man United Players

Alex Ferguson went into the Stamford Bridge pitch to have a chat with three Manchester United substitutes after their FA Cup win over Chelsea. The Red Devils made it through the last eight of the competition following the 2-0 win over Chelsea with two first half goals from Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba. Ferguson was present at the stands and the Scotsman was happy with United's performance and results before showing off big smile on his face at full time. As Man United substitutes were observing their post-match warm ups, the legendary manager made his way into the field. The 77-year-old was seen having a chat with Alexis Sanchez, Scott McTominay and Diogo Dalot as he walked across the pitch. Sir Alex has made multiple visits to United's training ground since Ole Gunnar Solsk...
Alexis Sanchez Needs a Goal to Regain Confidence – Solskjaer
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Alexis Sanchez Needs a Goal to Regain Confidence – Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has stated that Alexis Sanchez only need to score a goal for him to regain his form and succeed at Manchester United. Since getting signed to United, the forward has been a shadow of his old self at Arsenal and has only managed to score twice in 19 appearances. He has since falling behind Anthony Martial, Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford in the pecking order at Old Trafford. However, Solskjaer believes Alexis Sanchez can regain form if he can just get a goal. “I think he is also very good player. He is very talented but of course there is only so many things you can sit down and talk about and tweak,” Solskjaer said. “You saw against Fulham, when he gets his chance, he is so sharp in and around the ball with the way he wins it and with his ene...
Full 2019 Copa America Draw Revealed
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Full 2019 Copa America Draw Revealed

Argentina and Colombia are set to face off in the 2019 Copa America this summer. The best of South America and beyond will descend on Brazil in the latest installment of the Copa America. Chile are the defending champions following their successes in 2015 and 2016 and will hope Alexis Sanchez can rediscover his form to fire them to a hat-trick of trophies. Argentina are waiting for their talisman Lionel Messi to decide whether he will come out of his self-imposed exile in a bid to end his country's trophy drought. And Brazil will be hoping for success on home soil having last won silverware at the World Cup in Japan and South Korea in 2002. The traditional South American sides are joined by guests Japan and Qatar. Full 2019 Copa America Draw: Group A: Brazil, Peru,...
Solskjaer Warns United Players Over Complacency
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Solskjaer Warns United Players Over Complacency

Manchester United’s Norwegian caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Adrian DENNIS / AFP Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Manchester United of the dangers of complacency as they prepare to face Brighton after beating Tottenham to extend their perfect record under the interim boss. Solskjaer has won all six of his matches in charge since taking over from Jose Mourinho on December 19 and will look to keep that sequence going at Old Trafford on Saturday. Arguably the most impressive victory in the sequence came last Sunday when Tottenham were beaten 1-0 at Wembley thanks to a Marcus Rashford goal and an eye-catching goalkeeping display from David de Gea. “As I’ve said before, you go into every single game as a Manchester United coach, as a player or...
De Gea to Become Highest Paid Footballer In EPL History
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De Gea to Become Highest Paid Footballer In EPL History

De Gea is set to become the highest paid footballer in English Premier League (EPL) history, after Manchester United offered him a £400,000 per week pay. The amount was offered to the Spanish International to ward off interest from La Liga Giants Real Madrid. The new deal includes bonuses which will make the 28-year old commit his future to the club. If De Gea agrees to the deal, he will be surpassing the League’s highest earner at present which is Manchester United striker, Alexis Sanchez with his £350,000-a-week deal. De Gea was highly impressive during United’s 1-0 victory at Wembley against Tottenham last Sunday. The game saw the club record its 6th straight win under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Solskjaer Sustains Winning Start As United Beat Reading
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Solskjaer Sustains Winning Start As United Beat Reading

Manchester United’s Spanish midfielder Juan Mata celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English FA Cup third round football match against Reading at Old Trafford in Manchester, northwest England, on January 5, 2019. Oli SCARFF / AFP   Ole Gunnar Solskjaer enjoyed a fifth successive win in as many games as interim manager of Manchester United when his side beat Reading 2-0 in the third round of the FA Cup at Old Trafford on Saturday. The former United striker had already guided the Red Devils to a run of four straight Premier League victories since being appointed coach after controversial former boss Jose Mourinho was sacked last month. That winning sequence was maintained against second-tier strugglers Reading, with the third round marking the entry into the...
No Talks Yet On Long-Term United Future, Says Solskjaer
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No Talks Yet On Long-Term United Future, Says Solskjaer

Manchester United’s Norwegian caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer shouts instructions to his players during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Manchester United in north-east England on January 2, 2019. Lindsey PARNABY / AFP Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has not yet spoken to Manchester United bosses about extending his stay at Old Trafford beyond the end of the season despite a perfect start to his reign. The Norwegian former striker has won his first four Premier League matches as United manager — a record that only former boss Matt Busby can match. He made clear after the victory at Newcastle this week that he would love to stay in the job beyond the summer when his loan from Norwegian club Molde is set to expire but said on Friday that he had not ...
Alexis Sanchez Picks Up Hamstring Injury In Manchester United Training
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Alexis Sanchez Picks Up Hamstring Injury In Manchester United Training

Alexis Sanchez will not play for man United against Southampton at the weekend after suffering a hamstring injury in training Alexis Sanchez has scored just once this season and been displaced in Jose Mourinho’s starting line-up by Anthony Martial. He will now undergo tests to determine the severity of the issue. Alexis sustained a hamstring injury in training on Thursday which requires further investigation to confirm severity,” a club source revealed. Much excitement accompanied Sanchez’s move to United, with the ‘Red Devils’ seeing off rival interest from Manchester City to land the forward back in January. However, Sanchez has scored just four goals in 30 appearances for United since and was left out of the squad completely for the Champions League victory over Young Boys o...
You Must Play With Brain, Heart Mourinho Slams Man Utd Flops
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You Must Play With Brain, Heart Mourinho Slams Man Utd Flops

Man Utd : Jose Mourinho accused his Manchester United players of lacking heart after their hopes of a push for the Premier League’s top four were dented by a lethargic 0-0 draw against Crystal Palace on Saturday. Mourinho’s side were booed at the end of a match that left them seventh in the table, well adrift of the Champions League qualification positions. Paul Pogba was unable to inspire United on his return from a muscle injury, playing for 67 minutes before he was replaced by Alexis Sanchez, with Mourinho left frustrated that his attacking selection had failed to produce enough to break down obdurate opponents. The Old Trafford stalemate was the first of eight games United will play in the league between the recent international break and the end of the calendar year. Mourinho ha...
Lukaku Misses Training ahead Juventus Clash
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Lukaku Misses Training ahead Juventus Clash

Striker Romelu Lukaku and defender Diogo Dalot missed training on Tuesday ahead of Manchester United’s Champions League match at Juventus but captain Antonio Valencia and Marouane Fellaini returned. The match in Turin on Wednesday pits Juve’s Cristiano Ronaldo against the team he played for from 2003-09. Lukaku has been out of form, having failed to score for his club since mid-September, and was dropped to the bench for United’s 2-1 home victory against Everton on October 28. The Belgian, who has scored only four Premier League goals so far this season, missed the trip to Bournemouth last Saturday due to injury. Right-back Dalot, Fellaini and Valencia have all been absent due to injury but the latter two were part of the main group in Jose Mourinh...

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