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Tag: Caretaker Manager

Rangnick could stop Ronaldo from driving to training in exotic cars
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Rangnick could stop Ronaldo from driving to training in exotic cars

New Manchester United interim manager, Ralf Rangnick, could force Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates to leave their expensive cars at home, according to the UK Mirror. Rangnick’s appointment was confirmed on Monday and he replaces Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The 63-year-old has managed 10 other clubs, with his last managerial job being at Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig. The German, made his players use club cars while representing the club and could adopt the same methods at United. Ronaldo, who has a large collection of supercars, could be one of those who may have to swap his flashy cars for travel to and from training. It remains to be seen if Rangnick will be in the dug-out for United’s Premier League clash against Arsenal at Old Trafford this Thursday. Caretaker manager, ...
Ronaldo Snubs team mates, Coaches after being Benched for 1-1 draw at Chelsea
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Ronaldo Snubs team mates, Coaches after being Benched for 1-1 draw at Chelsea

Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo stormed down the tunnel following their 1-1 draw at Chelsea on Sunday. Ronaldo was dropped for the game at Stamford Bridge by caretaker manager, Michael Carrick. However, the 36-year-old came on in the 64th minute to replace goal scorer, Jadon Sancho. After soaking up all the pressure in the first-half, Sancho put United in front when he pounced on a Jorginho mistake before slotting the ball past Edouard Mendy. However, the league leaders drew level, after Jorginho converted from the spot following a foul on Thiago Silva inside the box. It was a disappointing evening for Ronaldo, who appeared to be unhappy with the decision to drop him. He clapped sarcastically at referee Anthony Taylor, over his decision to awa...
I Don’t think it was Penalty – Carrick Reacts to Man Utd’s draw with Chelsea
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I Don’t think it was Penalty – Carrick Reacts to Man Utd’s draw with Chelsea

Manchester United caretaker manager, Michael Carrick, has reacted to his side’s Premier League 1-1 draw with Chelsea. Carrack claimed that the penalty awarded to Chelsea against Man United during the encounter was not a penalty. Jadon Sancho had opened the scoring for Man United in the second half before Jorginho equalized for Chelsea from the spot a few minutes later. Wan-Bissaka had caught Thiago Silva with an outstretched leg and kicked the Brazilian on the ankle. The referee immediately points to the spot-kick. Speaking after the game, Carrick said at his post-match press conference, “I don’t think it was a penalty, that was disappointing. “It’s been a tough, tough week, and I am immensely proud of the effort the players put in.” Man United’s next game...
Chelsea vs Man Utd: You’ve to prove – Fernandes hints at why Carrick benched Ronaldo
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Chelsea vs Man Utd: You’ve to prove – Fernandes hints at why Carrick benched Ronaldo

Manchester United midfielder, Bruno Fernandes, has hinted why caretaker manager, Michael Carrick, against Chelsea. Carrick raised eyebrows with his decision to drop Ronaldo to the bench for the Premier League clash with Chelsea, despite the Portuguese scoring a goal in Man United’s Champions League win over Villarreal a few days ago. But Fernandes has now insisted that Manchester United players must prove they deserve to start matches every day as he returned to the starting XI against Chelsea and Ronaldo was dropped. When asked by Sky Sports whether he had a point to prove on his return to Man United’s starting XI against Chelsea, Fernandes declared that all players at Old Trafford must prove they deserve to start, regardless of reputation. “We have to prove something every ...
Chelsea vs Man Utd: Michael makes honest confession about Premier League game
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Chelsea vs Man Utd: Michael makes honest confession about Premier League game

Manchester United caretaker manager, Michael Carrick has admitted that the Red Devils don’t have a great record against Chelsea even when they are winning silverware. Carrick explained that Chelsea are a real team over the period of time and a good team currently under their manager, Thomas Tuchel. The former England midfielder stated this ahead of Man United’s Premier League clash with Chelsea on Sunday evening. “We didn’t actually have a great record, to be honest, for quite some time, even when we were winning things,” Carrick said, as quoted by Man United’s official website. “Maybe we were winning leagues at times and going up against Chelsea, but we didn’t have a great record. “Of recent times, that’s changed a little bit but, at the time, for whatever reason… I remem...
Manchester Utd to be without three key players for Chelsea clash
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Manchester Utd to be without three key players for Chelsea clash

Manchester United have confirmed that their caretaker manager, Michael Carrick will be without three key players when they take on Chelsea in a Premier League tie on Sunday evening. Man United, in a post via their website on Thursday, said captain Harry Maguire, Paul Pogba and Raphael Varane would miss the Chelsea clash this weekend at Stamford Bridge. Maguire was shown a red card in Man United’s 4-1 defeat to Watford last weekend, meaning the England centre-back is suspended for the clash with Chelsea. Meanwhile, Pogba remains sidelined with an injury he picked up while on international duty with France national team. Varane, on the other hand, picked up a thigh injury against Atalanta in the Champions League at the start of November and remains out for this we...
Manchester Utd takes fresh decision on Carrick’s position ahead of Chelsea clash
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Manchester Utd takes fresh decision on Carrick’s position ahead of Chelsea clash

Manchester United have decided that caretaker manager, Michael Carrick, will be in charge of the first team for Sunday’s Premier League clash against Chelsea as the club continue their search for an interim manager until the end of the season, Sky Sports News reports. Carrick was placed in temporary charge while Man United conducted a thorough process to appoint an interim manager after the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer last Sunday, before beginning their search for a permanent successor. Recall that Man United sacked Solskjaer on Sunday following their embarrassing Premier League 4-1 loss to Watford on Saturday. The Red Devils are planning to make a permanent appointment at the end of the season and Paris Saint-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino is their first choice, with Ajax...
Scholes, Ferdinand agree on who should become Man Utd next manager after win over Villarreal
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Scholes, Ferdinand agree on who should become Man Utd next manager after win over Villarreal

Manchester United legends, Paul Scholes and Rio Ferdinand have agreed that the Red Devils should appoint the very best manager to coach the club. The pair disclosed this following Man United’s Champions League 2-0 win over Villarreal on Tuesday night. Recall that Man United sacked Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and temporarily put Carrick to take charge of the first team. Speaking on BT Sport, Scholes said: “This is Manchester United. They’ve to have the best in charge! “Michael Carrick is a coach he’s had one game in charge with no experience anywhere else, he can’t. “As much as I like the lad, they can’t appoint him. They need the very best at interim or full time.” On his part, Ferdinand agreed with Scholes, adding: “I don’t think they’ll give it to Michael. “One thing cert...
Jamie Carragher mocks Rio Ferdinand after Man Utd’s 2-0 win over Villarreal
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Jamie Carragher mocks Rio Ferdinand after Man Utd’s 2-0 win over Villarreal

Liverpool legend, Jamie Carragher has told Manchester United to give the vacant permanent job position to caretaker manager, Michael Carrick. The former Premier League star also mocked United legend, Rio Ferdinand’s memorable ‘Ole’s at the wheel’ outburst. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was sacked on Sunday and Carrick was placed as the caretaker manager as the club’s hierarchy search for a more experienced gaffer. Carrick led United to a 2-0 win against Villarreal in the Champions League on Tuesday night. When United knocked PSG out of the Champions League in March 2019, Rio Ferdinand called on the club to give Solskjaer the United job immediately when he was standing in on an interim basis. He had said, “…Let him sign the contract. Ole’s at the wheel, man. Man United are back!” An...
Arsenal Can Still ‘100 % Make Top Four’ – Caretaker Manager Freddie Ljungberg Says
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Arsenal Can Still ‘100 % Make Top Four’ – Caretaker Manager Freddie Ljungberg Says

On Sunday, Arsenal suffered another disheartening draw away at Norwich which would have even been a loss for Arsenal if VAR(video assistant referee) hadn't stepped in to re-award another penalty to Arsenal after the first one was caught by the keeper.   Two goals from Gabonese striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang rescued a point for Arsenal at Carrow Road after Teemu Pukki and Todd Cantwell edged Norwich ahead twice and the result followed the dismissal of Unai Emery on Friday, with interim manager Ljungberg taking charge. Despite this being Arsenal's worst start to a league campaign since 1975, Ljungberg still believes Arsenal can make the top four.   Ljungberg said to reporters after the game: ‘100 per cent [Arsenal can still make the top four]. Teams d...
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...
Paul le Guen Becomes Nigeria’s Technical Adviser
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Paul le Guen Becomes Nigeria’s Technical Adviser

Paul le Guen has been named as Nigeria's new technical adviser to work alongside caretaker manager Salisu Yusuf, who will become chief coach. Frenchman Le Guen, 52, has managed Lyon, Paris St-Germain and Rangers and led Cameroon to the 2010 World Cup. The appointments are subject to contract terms being agreed with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

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