Anthony Martial

Manchester United

Busy week lifts Manchester United spirits

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Burnley (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United are in optimistic mood as they travel to Burnley on Saturday, having spent the week closing in on the signing of Alexis Sanchez, and with Jose Mourinho close to agreeing to a new contract.

The build-up to the game at Turf Moor has been dominated by the pursuit of Chile forward Sanchez, with Arsenal willing to sell a player who would otherwise have left for nothing at the end of this season.

Busy week lifts Manchester United spirits

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Burnley (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United are in optimistic mood as they travel to Burnley on Saturday, having spent the week closing in on the signing of Alexis Sanchez, and with Jose Mourinho close to agreeing to a new contract.

The build-up to the game at Turf Moor has been dominated by the pursuit of Chile forward Sanchez, with Arsenal willing to sell a player who would otherwise have left for nothing at the end of this season.

Man Utd: Red Devils Close Gap On Man City To 12 Points After Comfortable 3-0 Win Over Stoke (Photos & Video)

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Paul Pogba pulled the strings as Manchester United cruised to victory against Stoke City at a wintry Old Trafford.

With new boss Paul Lambert watching on from the stands, Stoke struggled against an impressive United, with Antonio Valencia netting a cracking opener on nine minutes, with the full-back set up by Pogba.

Man United 3 -0 Stoke: The Main Points

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Manchester United showed calmness and a professional head to get a 3-0 win at home against Stoke City and contributing writer, Nathan Quao of Citi Sports, Accra, notes down the major points.

Lukaku finds reprieve

Strikers love to score goals and for Romelu Lukaku, the sight of the ball going past Jack Butland must have filled him with joy.

Jose explains Henrikh Mkhitaryan omission amid transfer speculation

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been left out of the Manchester United squad for this evening's Premier League tie at home to Stoke City. Jose Mourinho has gone with Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial as our attacking midfield trio in... Continue Reading →

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Man Utd: Jesse Lingard Scores Cracking Curler As Red Devils Beat Everton At Goodison Park (Video)

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After their disappointing goalless draw against Southampton at the weekend, Manchester United got back to winning ways on Monday, courtesy of a much-improved performance away to Everton.

Paul Pogba produced a superb display against the Clarets, setting up both of United'a goals, the second of which was an absolute cracker from in-form winger Jesse Lingard.

Everton 0-2 Man United: What We Learned

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Manchester United found winning ways again in the Premier League after beating Everton 2-0 at Goodison Park on New Year's Day thanks to goals from Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba. Contributing writer, Nathan Quao, of Citi Sports, Accra, Ghana picks out the main talking points from the match.

Fearless, forward-thinking football

Finally, the play did not smell of uncertainty.

Man Utd 0-0 Southampton: The main talking points

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Manchester United's winless run in the league continued after a goalless draw at Old Trafford with Southampton and contributing writer, Nathan Quao, of Citi Sports, Ghana points out the main highlights of the match.

No creativity at all

This may sound like a broken record like once again but the team lacked any spark and ingenuity on the day and it is becoming very worrying.

What We Learned From Man United 1-0 Bournemouth

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Manchester United responded to the loss in the derby with a 1-0 win against Bournemouth and contributing writer, Nathan Quao of Citi Sports, Accra, points out the main topics from the tie.

Good victory, average performance

At the end of the day, we will all care about the result and the fact that the team could find the victory after the loss to Manchester City but the process of getting the result did not leave anyone feeling great.

[Video Goals] Watford 2-4 Man Utd: Watch Young & Lingard Score Stunning Goals

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Manchester United were 4-2 victors at Vicarage Road on Tuesday night to move within five points of Premier League leaders Manchester City. Ashley Young score twice inside the space of six minutes midway through the first half before Anthony Martial... Continue Reading →

‘We should have been smoking cigars’: Mourinho

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Watford (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said his side ought to have been “smoking cigars” after they made hard work of an eventual 4-2 win away to Watford on Tuesday.

But the Portuguese boss said his side had “lost stability” when midfielder Nemanja Matic went off early in the second half with a “muscular” injury.

‘We should have been smoking cigars’: Mourinho

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Watford (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said his side ought to have been “smoking cigars” after they made hard work of an eventual 4-2 win away to Watford on Tuesday.

But the Portuguese boss said his side had “lost stability” when midfielder Nemanja Matic went off early in the second half with a “muscular” injury.

Huge injury blow for Man Utd

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Manchester United are currently in action at Vicarage Road facing Watford in the Premier League. We took a 3-0 lead into half-time thanks to a brace from Ashley Young and a strike from Anthony Martial on 32 minutes. Jose Mourinho... Continue Reading →

Mourinho ponders right blend for wily Watford

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London (AFP) – The goals having dried up for Manchester United in their recent matches, manager Jose Mourinho will hope to find the right attacking formula at high-flying Watford on Tuesday.

It took a fortuitous Lewis Dunk own goal for United to beat Brighton and Hove Albion 1-0 on Saturday and they had paid for their profligacy in a 1-0 Champions League defeat at Basel on their previous outing.

Mourinho ponders right blend for wily Watford

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London (AFP) – The goals having dried up for Manchester United in their recent matches, manager Jose Mourinho will hope to find the right attacking formula at high-flying Watford on Tuesday.

It took a fortuitous Lewis Dunk own goal for United to beat Brighton and Hove Albion 1-0 on Saturday and they had paid for their profligacy in a 1-0 Champions League defeat at Basel on their previous outing.

Mourinho delighted by “emotional” Ibrahimovic return

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho admitted he felt emotional to see Zlatan Ibrahimovic return from his career-threatening knee ligament operation in Manchester United’s impressive 4-1 victory over Newcastle United.

Paul Pogba, coming back from a 12-match lay-off of his own with a hamstring problem, started the game and played a pivotal role, laying on an equaliser for Anthony Martial and scoring United’s third.

Mourinho delighted by “emotional” Ibrahimovic return

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho admitted he felt emotional to see Zlatan Ibrahimovic return from his career-threatening knee ligament operation in Manchester United’s impressive 4-1 victory over Newcastle United.

Paul Pogba, coming back from a 12-match lay-off of his own with a hamstring problem, started the game and played a pivotal role, laying on an equaliser for Anthony Martial and scoring United’s third.

Man United 4-1Newcastle United: The Fallout

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Manchester United had to come back from a goal down to beat Newcastle United 4-1 and contributing writer, Nathan Quao, of Citi Sports, Accra, Ghana, picks out the main headlines from the match at Old Trafford.

Smalling and Lindelof wobble again

It may be too early to judge how wellChris Smalling and Victor Lindelof will do this season but the defensive pair could not hold their own in the first half against the Magpies.

Returning Pogba inspires Man Utd comeback win

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Paul Pogba crowned his return from injury by scoring and laying on an equaliser for Anthony Martial as Manchester United hit back to beat Newcastle United 4-1 on Saturday.

Chris Smalling was also on the mark in the first half, while Romelu Lukaku ended a drought of seven games without a goal.

Returning Pogba inspires Man Utd comeback win

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Paul Pogba crowned his return from injury by scoring and laying on an equaliser for Anthony Martial as Manchester United hit back to beat Newcastle United 4-1 on Saturday.

Chris Smalling was also on the mark in the first half, while Romelu Lukaku ended a drought of seven games without a goal.

Football Art: Excellent Retro-Flecked Illustrations Of Current Footballers Wearing Classic Kits Of Yesteryear (Photos)

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Jimmy O'Mara is a graphic designer by trade and the man behind Manchester-based design studio Entire Design.

He's recently found himself a whole flock of new fans with a line of illustrations he's created showing current-day footballers wearing classic kits because, chiefly, they're all rather brilliant.

Lukaku should be ‘untouchable’, says Mourinho

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho says Romelu Lukaku should be “untouchable” after questioning his treatment by Manchester United’s fans for the second time in three days.

Lukaku made a lightning start to his United career, scoring 11 goals in his first 10 games for the club following his £75 million ($99 million, 85 million euros) move from Everton in July.

Kane could face Real, says Spurs boss Pochettino

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London (AFP) – Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is hopeful Harry Kane will be fit for Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Real Madrid after he missed the 1-0 defeat at Manchester United.

Kane, who has scored 13 goals for Spurs this season, was expected to be a doubt for the game at Wembley after a hamstring problem forced him out of the match at Old Trafford.

Kane could face Real, says Spurs boss Pochettino

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London (AFP) – Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is hopeful Harry Kane will be fit for Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Real Madrid after he missed the 1-0 defeat at Manchester United.

Kane, who has scored 13 goals for Spurs this season, was expected to be a doubt for the game at Wembley after a hamstring problem forced him out of the match at Old Trafford.

Supersub Martial stars as Man Utd down Spurs

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Anthony Martial came off the bench to earn Manchester United a 1-0 win over Premier League title rivals Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Victory saw United, who had started the day ahead of Spurs on goal difference alone, go three points clear of their London rivals.

Supersub Martial stars as Man Utd down Spurs

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Anthony Martial came off the bench to earn Manchester United a 1-0 win over Premier League title rivals Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Victory saw United, who had started the day ahead of Spurs on goal difference alone, go three points clear of their London rivals.

Arsenal target Anthony Martial is happy at Man Utd

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Manchester United forward Anthony Martial is happy to stay at the club, according to the Manchester Evening News. The France international, aged 21,...

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Man Utd’s Anthony Martial linked with Barcelona transfer

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Anthony Martial: Arsenal targeting Man Utd forward

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Arsenal are lining up Manchester United's Anthony Martial to replace Alexis Sanchez next summer, according to the Daily Mirror. Chile...

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Arsenal to include Ozil in transfer swoop for Man Utd’s Martial?

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If there is some truth to the latest Arsenal transfer rumours linking us with a bid for the Manchester United and France international forward Anthony Martial, as reported by The Mirror, then it would certainly show some real ambition from Arsene Wenger and the Arsenal board. Despite the fat that the young French forward is [.

Man United 4-0 Crystal Palace: The Takeaways

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Manchester United got themselves another home victory and this time, it was struggling Crystal Palace's turn to get the four goal-scoreline which has almost become 'normal'. Contributing writer, Nathan Quao of Accra-based Citi FM, picks out the main talking points.

Early start stopped Eagles' flight

When teams in distress come to Old Trafford, they usually think of two things.

Champions League: Romelu Lukaku Nets Brace As Man Utd Cruise To Victory In Moscow (Video)

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Manchester United strolled to victory in Moscow on Wednesday night, with Romelu Lukaku netting a brace in a 4-1 victory against CSKA.

The Red Devils got off to the perfect start, with Romelu Lukaku heading home from an Anthony Martial cross on three minutes.

Soon after, the visitors doubled their advantage,with Martial stroking home a spot-kick after HenrikhMkhitaryan was fouled in the box.

Mourinho: Martial is a better player because he’s happier

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There were rumours in the summer that Anthony Martial was set to leave Manchester United. The Frenchman didn't play well during Jose Mourinho's first season and there were suggestions that the manager was happy to let him leave.

However, Martial has had a fantastic start to this season. Despite largely starting games on the bench, he's scored four goals in seven appearances in all competitions.

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Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City: Fallout from the Derby

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Manchester United lost 2-1 at Old Trafford to Pep Guardiola's Manchester City in the Derby for the second straight season and contributing writer, Nathan Quao, of Citi Sports, Accra, points out the major talking points from the encounter.

Unlucky Lukaku

What a way for your first Premier League derby day to go!

Martial FC

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It feels odd describing a £50m man who scored against Liverpool on his United debut as a "cult hero", but Anthony Martial's Manchester United career has constantly refused to be a straightforward.

Picked up in the dying embers of the Summer 2015 transfer window after Ed Woodward asked Jorge Mendes if he had any remaining stock left in his fun house, the story of Martial bares all the hallmarks of United post-Fergie.

Man United 1-0 Spurs: The fallout

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Manchester United returned to winning ways in the Premier League with a 1-0 victory against Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford and contributing writer, Nathan Quao, underlines the main points from the close encounter.

Simplicity is genius

The most basic option and the simplest answers are often the best and Anthony Martial's winning goal showed it.

Huddersfield 2-1 Man Utd: The main talking points

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Manchester United tasted their first loss of the season after a 2-1 defeat at Huddersfield Town. Contributing writer, Nathan Quao, of Citi Sports, Accra, Ghana, picks out the main talking points.

Zero output from players

For a team seeking to fare better than last season, the least thing could have expected was a lack of effort.

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RoM awards: Manchester United goal of 2017

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Honourable mentions for Zlatan Ibrahimovic who scored a great late header to win us the EFL Cup in February. Also to Jesse Lingard for the first of two goals against Arsenal, courtesy of a lovely assist from Anthony Martial.

But the winner is Antonio Valencia for his thunderbolt strike against Everton.

International Friendly: Anthony Martial Provides Silky Smooth Assist For Alexandre Lacazette As France Draw 2-2 With Germany (Photo & Video)

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France and Germany played out an entertaining 2-2 draw in Cologne on Tuesday evening, with the latter thereby extending their unbeaten streak to21 matches.

The opening goal came 33 minutes in when Anthony Martial went slithering through the German defence.

The Manchester United forward feinted past Nicklas Sule, put Kevin Trapp on his backside and then laid a luscious assist on a silver platter for Alexandre Lacazette to ram into the vacant net.

Tuesday UCL Rewind: Man United edges Benfica, Roma defeats Chelsea, and more

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Matchday 4 of the UEFA Champions League saw 16 clubs in action on Halloween, looking to avoid any scares. Manchester United knew a victory paired with other results would see them book a place into the last 16, while Chelsea looked to do the same in Italy.

Elsewhere, Celtic welcomed Bayern Munich to Glasgow, while PSG hosted Anderlecht at the Parc Des Princes.