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Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford stakes claim to central role

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United and England prodigy Marcus Rashford has reiterated that he sees his long-term playing future at centre-forward.

Rashford, 19, was mainly used in wide positions by United manager Jose Mourinho this season, before an injury to Zlatan Ibrahimovic saw him moved to a central role, where he thrived.

Rashford determined to show Manchester unity

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United youngster Marcus Rashford says his recent hospital visit to see victims of the Manchester terror attack was motivated by a desire to show the city remains united.

Manchester native Rashford, 19, and his United team-mate Jesse Lingard, 24, went to Manchester Children’s Hospital on Monday and spent time with children hurt in the May 22 attack, which left 22 dead and 119 injured.

Rashford determined to show Manchester unity

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United youngster Marcus Rashford says his recent hospital visit to see victims of the Manchester terror attack was motivated by a desire to show the city remains united.

Manchester native Rashford, 19, and his United team-mate Jesse Lingard, 24, went to Manchester Children’s Hospital on Monday and spent time with children hurt in the May 22 attack, which left 22 dead and 119 injured.

Marcus Rashford and Kasper Dolberg star in our #JF70 top young talents of week 19

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Another week, another chance for 70 of our hand-picked top young players in Europe to shine. But which players from our #JF70 list of Europe's best young talents most impressed us this week?...

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Celta Skelter: Man Utd Reach Europa League Final By Skin Of Teeth After John Guidetti Fluffs 96th-Minute Open Goal (Photos & Video)

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Manchester United squeaked into the Europa League by the skin of their teeth after failing to putCelta Vigo away in the second leg of the semi-final at Old Trafford.

Indeed, United came perilously close to being dumped out with thevery last kick of the game, only for John Guidetti to fluff his lines with the goal gaping.

The Europa League must now be United’s main priority

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With three Premier League games remaining, Manchester United are now odds against to finish in the top four this campaign. Traditionally, securing one of the top spots in England's primary division would be enough to guarantee Champions League football for the following campaign but Unitedmay need to win this year's Europa League to compete on the big stage next year.

Embarrassing: TalkSPORT ‘Experts’ Ray Wilkins And Neil Custis Bicker Like Infants Over Marcus Rashford Freekick (Audio)

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Just when you thought British football coverage had reached its nadir, TalkSPORT go and plumb brave new depths of tawdry drivel.

Discussing Manchester United's 1-0 win over Celta Vigo on Alan Brazil's 'Sports Breakfast' radio show on Friday morning, studio guest Ray Wilkins got himself embroiled in a childlike quarrel with Neil Custis, football writer for The Sun, on the other end of the phone.

Rashford edges Man Utd towards Europa League final

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Vigo (Spain) (AFP) – Marcus Rashford’s stunning free-kick 23 minutes from time put Manchester United on the brink of reaching the Europa League final with a hard-fought 1-0 win at Celta Vigo on Thursday.

Celta goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez kept the Spaniards in the tie before half-time with a string of saves to deny Rashford, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jese Lingard.

Rashford edges Man Utd towards Europa League final

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Vigo (Spain) (AFP) – Marcus Rashford’s stunning free-kick 23 minutes from time put Manchester United on the brink of reaching the Europa League final with a hard-fought 1-0 win at Celta Vigo on Thursday.

Celta goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez kept the Spaniards in the tie before half-time with a string of saves to deny Rashford, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jese Lingard.

Europa League: Marcus Rashford Stunner Fires Man Utd To First Leg Victory In Spain (Video)

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A superb Marcus Rashford free-kick gave Manchester United a deserved 1-0 win away to Celta Vigo in their first legt Europa League semi-final clash on Thursday.

The Red Devils created enough chances in the first-half to put the game to bed, only for Celta Vigo 'keeperSergio Alvarez to thwart Rashford, Henrik Mkhitaryan and Jesse Lingard.

Rashford edges Manchester United towards Europa League final

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Vigo (Spain) (AFP) – Marcus Rashford’s stunning free-kick 23 minutes from time put Manchester United on the brink of reaching the Europa League final with a hard-fought 1-0 win at Celta Vigo on Thursday.

Celta goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez kept the Spaniards in the tie before half-time with a string of saves to deny Rashford, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jese Lingard.

Rashford edges Manchester United towards Europa League final

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Vigo (Spain) (AFP) – Marcus Rashford’s stunning free-kick 23 minutes from time put Manchester United on the brink of reaching the Europa League final with a hard-fought 1-0 win at Celta Vigo on Thursday.

Celta goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez kept the Spaniards in the tie before half-time with a string of saves to deny Rashford, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jese Lingard.

Marcus Rashford, Divock Origi and Bayern Munich’s next new boy star in our #JF70 young talents of weeks 16 & 17

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As leagues across Europe head into their final phases, plenty of the #JF70 youngsters are hitting the heights for their clubs. Which wonderkids have caught the eye lately? Week 17 Marcus Rashford...

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Europa League: Man Utd Book Place In Semi-Finals After Marcus Rashford Saves The Day v Anderlecht (Video)

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An extra-time Marcus Rashford striker fired Manchester United in the semi-final of the Europa League on Thursday night, after a tense encounter with Anderlecht at Old Trafford.

After a 1-1 draw in the first-leg in Belgium, the tie was nicely balanced but the hosts started well, with Henrikh Mkihitaryan scoring after just 10 minutes.

Photos: Marcus Rashford shares evidence of his boyhood dream to play for Man Utd

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Rashford reveals his Manchester United dream from when he was 11

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This afternoon, Marcus Rashford revealed what he aimed for in the future when he was an 11-year-old at Manchester United's academy.

I hope that my future is very bright in out of school especially my career as a footballer. I want to have a different lifestyle and make my family and others proud of me.

Ibrahimovic sparks Man Utd against 10-man Sunderland

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Sunderland (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 28th goal of the season as Manchester United closed on the Premier League top four with a routine 3-0 win at relegation-threatened Sunderland on Sunday.

Jose Mourinho’s side extended their unbeaten run to 21 league games at a sun-drenched Stadium of Light, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan and substitute Marcus Rashford also on target.

STATS: No teenager has more PL minutes than Manchester United lad

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Marcus Rashford has played 1334 minutes of Premier League football for Manchester United this season, which is more than any other teenager in the league.

He is followed by Tom Davies at Everton with 1022 minutes, then Mason Holgate, also at Everton, with 270, illustrating just how much faith Jose Mourinho has put in youth this season compared to every other manager.

Rashford: Zlatan wants to help me become a better player

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Marcus Rashford has scored seven goals for Manchester United this season but has largely been playing out wide. Our youngster claims he still sees himself as a no.9 but is enjoying the experience of learning what is required of a different position.

I am quite hard on myself but people around me are always pushing me.

Rashford illness leaves United with no strikers

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London (AFP) – Manchester United could be without a recognised striker for Monday’s FA Cup quarter-final at Chelsea on Monday.

Marcus Rashford has reportedly been ruled out through illness, joining the already injured Wayne Rooney, Anthony Martial and the suspended Zlatan Ibrahimovic on the sidelines.

Manchester United vs. Bournemouth Preview

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Manchester United vs. Bournemouth

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Saturday, March 4, 2017

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Fresh from their League Cup success at Wembley last weekend, Manchester United return to Premier League action on Saturday afternoon as they prepare to welcome Eddie Howe's Bournemouth side to Old Trafford.

PICTURES: Rashford’s first year

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One year ago today, Marcus Rashford played his first game for Manchester United and scored twice.

Giggs: United fans love Rashford because he came through the ranks

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A year has gone by since Marcus Rashford made his debut for Manchester United against FC Midtjylland and scored two goals. Days later, he played against Arsenal, and again scored two goals to give us a 3-2 win.

Ryan Giggs was United's assistant manager at the time and has discussed how he watched Rashford play days before making his debut.

Rashford targets Chelsea revenge mission

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London (AFP) – Marcus Rashford insists Manchester United will be on a revenge mission when they face Chelsea in the FA Cup quarter-finals at Stamford Bridge.

Jose Mourinho’s side suffered an embarrassing 4-0 defeat against the Premier League leaders in west London in October.

It was a chastening afternoon for former Chelsea boss Mourinho on his first return to the Bridge since being sacked at the end of his second spell with the Blues.

Rashford targets Chelsea revenge mission

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London (AFP) – Marcus Rashford insists Manchester United will be on a revenge mission when they face Chelsea in the FA Cup quarter-finals at Stamford Bridge.

Jose Mourinho’s side suffered an embarrassing 4-0 defeat against the Premier League leaders in west London in October.

It was a chastening afternoon for former Chelsea boss Mourinho on his first return to the Bridge since being sacked at the end of his second spell with the Blues.

Ibrahimovic sends Manchester United through to Chelsea FA Cup clash

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Blackburn (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic combined to score the winning goal that carried Manchester United through to the FA Cup quarter-finals in a 2-1 win at Blackburn Rovers.

United will face Chelsea in a mouthwatering last-eight tie at Stamford Bridge next month as victory maintained Jose Mourinho’s interest in all four competitions in which his side have competed this season.

Ibrahimovic sends Manchester United through to Chelsea FA Cup clash

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Blackburn (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic combined to score the winning goal that carried Manchester United through to the FA Cup quarter-finals in a 2-1 win at Blackburn Rovers.

United will face Chelsea in a mouthwatering last-eight tie at Stamford Bridge next month as victory maintained Jose Mourinho’s interest in all four competitions in which his side have competed this season.

Ibrahimovic, Dzeko run riot in Europa League

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Paris (AFP) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic put Saint-Etienne to the sword with a hat-trick as Manchester United beat the French club 3-0 in the first leg of their Europa League last-32 tie on Thursday.

The Swede loved playing against Les Verts throughout his four years at Paris Saint-Germain and he was at it again to take his tally in 14 games against them to 17 goals.

Ibrahimovic, Dzeko run riot in Europa League

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Paris (AFP) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic put Saint-Etienne to the sword with a hat-trick as Manchester United beat the French club 3-0 in the first leg of their Europa League last-32 tie on Thursday.

The Swede loved playing against Les Verts throughout his four years at Paris Saint-Germain and he was at it again to take his tally in 14 games against them to 17 goals.

Marcus Rashford frustrated under Mourinho, stalls on Manchester United deal

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Matt Hughes, who is a reputed journalist, has an exclusive story on Marcus Rashford published in today's edition of The Times.

Update on Rashford's contract:

Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford, is reportedly frustrated at the lack of regular game time he has had this season.

Mourinho sets Martial Wigan challenge

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London (AFP) Anthony Martial can play his way into Manchester United's starting XI with a convincing performance against Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup on Sunday, manager Jose Mourinho has said.

Martial was left out of the squad for last weekend's 1-1 Premier League draw at Stoke City and Thursday's League Cup game at Hull City, which saw United reach the final despite a 2-1 defeat.

Mourinho sets Martial Wigan challenge

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London (AFP) Anthony Martial can play his way into Manchester United's starting XI with a convincing performance against Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup on Sunday, manager Jose Mourinho has said.

Martial was left out of the squad for last weekend's 1-1 Premier League draw at Stoke City and Thursday's League Cup game at Hull City, which saw United reach the final despite a 2-1 defeat.

Owen urges Rashford to bide time at Man Utd

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London (AFP) Former Manchester United striker Michael Owen believes Marcus Rashford can be the club's first-choice centre-forward for "years to come", but told AFP he will have to be patient.

Rashford, 19, exploded onto the scene with United last season, scoring eight goals in his first 18 appearances and breaking into England's Euro 2016 squad.

VIDEO: Why did Clattenburg ignore this blatant foul?

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With Manchester United 1-0 down, Marcus Rashford was set to charge in to the Stoke box to find himself one on one with the goalkeeper.

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Finding Our Feet

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Few marriages if any are perfect, no rose garden is without its thorns, and no match, despite the popular phrase, is made in heaven.

Many Manchester United fans were wary of if not fully against the appointment of Jose Mourinho as their club's manager at the end of the 2015/16 season. And, while many more were thrilled to see the Portuguese given the job, even they could probably understand the deep-seated misgivings of those others.

No Rashford, Rooney, Martial or Zlatan for Chelsea game

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Reports today claimed that Wayne Rooney, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford didn't travel to London with the rest of the squad today ahead of Monday night's FA Cup game against Chelsea.

Further stories now suggest that Rooney picked up an injury after colliding with Phil Jones in training, while the cause of Martial's injury is unknown.

The lost art of the winger

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There is no right or wrong way to support your football club. It's a deeply personal journey for us all. Yet every club has certain characteristics to which those that love them can all relate. Manchester United is no different.

If every United fan was asked to pick a defining image, a single moment in time, one that summed up what the club meant to them, the images would fill volumes.

Reports: In The Spirit Of Christmas, West Ham Are ‘Begging’ The Premier League Big Boys For January Reinforcements

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West Ham have reportedly sent a letter to the Premier League's so-called big fivein a "frantic"bid to fill out their squad in the winter transfer window.

According to Matt Law in the Telegraph, the Hammers have writtena "begging letter" to Chelsea, Man City, Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool to enquire as to whether they have any strikers, full-backs or central defenders they'd be willing to loan out in January.

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Rashford Under-21’s exclusion slammed by Arsenal’s Bellerin

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Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has attacked the decision to allow Marcus Rashford to miss the European Under-21 Championships this summer. The Spaniard was speaking ahead of the start of the tournament in Poland, and is disappointed not to see the best possible talents for each nation selected. Bellerin moved to slam the decision for Rashford [.

Marcus Rashford The Poster Boy As England Launch Startlingly Dull New Away Kit (Photos)

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England have press-ganged Marcus Rashford into modelling their new away kit, which is to be worn for the first time against Germany duringWednesday night's friendly in Dortmund.

It's another largely plain, fairly dull, two-tone offering from Nike, this time in navy blue sorry, "midnight".