Red Rants Archives for January 2016

Antonie Griezmann opens up on Atletico Madrid future amid Man United interest

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Antonie Griezmann opens up on Atletico Madrid future amid Man United interest


French striker Antoine Griezmann has pledged his allegiance to Atletico Madrid and Diego Simeone amid speculation surrounding a potential move to Manchester United next summer.

Griezmann's decision to part ways with his agent, electing instead to represent himself, served as a possible sign of the 25-year-old's desire to seek a move away from the Vicente Calderon.

Manchester United star provides positive injury update ahead of Leicester clash

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Manchester United star Anthony Martial has provided a latest update on his recovery from his injury as the forward has confirmed that he has returned to training on Friday. The 20-year-old picked up an injury in the Red Devils' 3-1 defeat to Watford at Vicarage Road on 18 September.

The France international missed the 20-time English champions League Cup victory over Northampton Town during the midweek.

Manchester United vs Leicester City: Team News, Predicted Lineups & Key Stats

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Manchester United vs Leicester City
Premier League 2016/17
24th September 2016, 12:30 pm BST
Old Trafford, Manchester

Manchester United Team News and Preview

Jose Mourinho will have a decision to make whether to star his captain Wayne Rooney for the clash or not.

Retrospection and detailed analysis of Manchester United’s 1-3 defeat to Watford

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Manchester United got mutilated 1-3 by the yellow Hornets, Watford, as the home side vandalized over listless United at Vicarage Road. United's third straight defeat on the bounce over the course of a week saw the history repeating itself for manager Jose Mourinho after 2002, when his team Porto lost three on the trot (in single season) and back in 2006, when his club Chelsea got defeated in three consecutive matches.

Manchester United 1-3 Watford: Red Devils’ player ratings

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Nirvana churned out 'Smells like Teen Spirit', but the influx of world class superstars like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba, Henrikh Mkhitaryan along with manager Jose Mourinho, which was supposed to give Manchester United 'Nirvana', has furnished something excruciatingly different over the course of last week.

Mourinho explains why Manchester United star is struggling, tells how to overcome it

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£89 million is a hell of a record transfer fee which Manchester United paid for Paul Pogba to secure his services from Juventus. Is that baggage of the mint playing at the back of the midfielder'smind everytime he steps onto the field in the Red Devilsshirt?

United manager Jose Mourinho certainly thinks so as he has told his star midfielder to forget about the price tag, the Frenchman has come with, to improve display on the field.

Confirmed XI: Feyenoord v Manchester United, Europa League

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Manchester United take on Feyenoord in their first match of the 2016-17 Europa League clash on Thursday.

Jose Mourinho will take his men to Rotterdam as the Red Devils will be hoping to start the second tier of European competition with a victory. United finished fifth in the Premier League last season and that saw them miss out on the Champions League.

Photo: Manchester United players training, travelling squad confirmed for Feyenoord clash

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Manchester United are looking to bounce back from their disappointing defeat at the hands of Manchester City when they take on Feyenoord in the Europa League clash on Thursday.

The Red Devils finished fifth last season, which has seen them settle for second tier club competition this term. They will kick start their Europa League campaign as Jose Mourinho takes his men to Rotterdam for Thursday's clash.

Manchester United handed massive injury boost for Manchester City clash

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Manchester United have been handed a massive injury boost after confirming that the Red Devils do not have any injury worries for the upcoming derby clash against Manchester City.

Pep Guardiola will take his men to Old Trafford on Saturday as the Premier League football returns after the international break.

Chief backs Manchester United star to be as good as Arsenal legend

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Manchester United Head of Academy Nickyy Butt believes Marcus Rashford can go on to become as good as Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.

The former France international was instrumental during his time at the north London club and was also impressive for his national side. Butt believes the 18-year-old new Red Devils star can go on to develop to become as good as the ex-Gunners star.

Manchester United star beats Zlatan Ibrahimovic to bag club award

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Manchester United summer signing Eric Bailly has managed to beat Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Daley Blind to bag the club's Player of the Month award for August.

The 22-year-old was Jose Mourinho's first signing at Old Trafford as the central defender completed his switch to Old Trafford from Villarreal.

Injury update of Manchester United star prior to Manchester Derby against City

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Manchester United attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan is likely to miss the Manchester Derby of 10th September against Manchester City through injury, going by statement released by Armenian Football Association.

The Armenian international suffered the injury owing to an off the ball collision with Czech Republic defender Marek Suchy, when the two countries locked horns in their international friendly fixture, which saw Armenia getting defeated 3-0 to Czech Republic.

Manchester United confirm Tottenham youth coach’s appointment

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Manchester United have confirmed that Kieran McKenna has been appointed as the club's new Under-18 coach on Thursday, September 1.

He started out as a midfielder with Enniskillen Town, before he signed for Tottenham Hotspur. However, a hip injury forced him to end his playing career and he moved to take the coaching role at the north London club.

Manchester United star doubtful for Manchester City clash

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Ahead of the much vaunted Manchester Derby, Manchester United were struck with an injury blow as attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan was forced off in the first half with rib injury on his international duty.

In Armenia's friendly clash against the Czech Republic, the 27-year-oldsuffered a rib injury and was subbed off.

Manchester United allow goalkeeper to leave Old Trafford on loan

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Manchester UnitedUnder-21 goalkeeper Joel Castro Pereira has completed a season long loan move to Belenenses in Portugal.

The 20-year-old man between the woods, is departing from the club second time on the trot on loan, after playing for Rochdale in the 2015-16season.

Pereira, who was included in Portugal's Olympic squad as well, was on the substitue's list in the senior team's Europa League clash triumph over FC Midtjylland back in February.

Manchester United confirm English midfielder’s sale on deadline day

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Manchester Unitedhave allowed their midfielder James Weir leave the club on the deadline day transfer. The midfielder has joined Hull City on a three-year contract, becoming the second player within a week to move from the Red Devils to the KCOM Stadium after the departure of Will Keane from Old Trafford.