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Mourinho adamant end in sight to Sanchez soap opera

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Burnley (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho is confident his protracted pursuit of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is nearing a conclusion at long last.

The Manchester United manager, speaking after his side’s 1-0 victory at Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday, conceded that the negotiations, which are expected to end with Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving in the opposite direction, were at a delicate stage.

Mourinho adamant end in sight to Sanchez soap opera

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Burnley (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho is confident his protracted pursuit of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is nearing a conclusion at long last.

The Manchester United manager, speaking after his side’s 1-0 victory at Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday, conceded that the negotiations, which are expected to end with Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving in the opposite direction, were at a delicate stage.

Mourinho tells Man Utd to forget Sanchez and focus on Burnley

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho insists the pending signing of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez must not distract from Manchester United’s league campaign when they visit Burnley on Saturday.

Victory for Mourinho’s team at Turf Moor would cut leaders Manchester City’s advantage at the top of the Premier League to nine points - the first time their lead has been down to single digits since the start of December when Pep Guardiola’s side won the derby match at Old Trafford.

Mourinho tells Man Utd to forget Sanchez and focus on Burnley

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho insists the pending signing of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez must not distract from Manchester United’s league campaign when they visit Burnley on Saturday.

Victory for Mourinho’s team at Turf Moor would cut leaders Manchester City’s advantage at the top of the Premier League to nine points - the first time their lead has been down to single digits since the start of December when Pep Guardiola’s side won the derby match at Old Trafford.

Pogba progress encourages Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho believes Paul Pogba is becoming a commanding figure in Manchester United’s side after the midfielder extended his personal unbeaten record in the Premier League to 35 matches.

The Frenchman joined United for a then world-record £89.3 million ($118.2 million, 100.

Pogba progress encourages Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho believes Paul Pogba is becoming a commanding figure in Manchester United’s side after the midfielder extended his personal unbeaten record in the Premier League to 35 matches.

The Frenchman joined United for a then world-record £89.3 million ($118.2 million, 100.

Sanchez would be ‘great’ for United – Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho said Monday it would be “great” if Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez became a Manchester United player as Manchester City’s interest in the Chilean reportedly came to an end.

Sanchez, 29, looks to have played his last game for Arsenal, with manager Arsene Wenger saying on Sunday that his move could be confirmed “in the next 48 hours”.

Sanchez would be ‘great’ for United – Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho said Monday it would be “great” if Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez became a Manchester United player as Manchester City’s interest in the Chilean reportedly came to an end.

Sanchez, 29, looks to have played his last game for Arsenal, with manager Arsene Wenger saying on Sunday that his move could be confirmed “in the next 48 hours”.

Football: Sanchez would be ‘great’ for United – Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho said Monday it would be “great” if Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez became a Manchester United player as Manchester City’s interest in the Chilean reportedly came to an end.

Sanchez, 29, looks to have played his last game for Arsenal, with manager Arsene Wenger saying on Sunday that his move could be confirmed “in the next 48 hours”.

Football: Sanchez would be ‘great’ for United – Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho said Monday it would be “great” if Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez became a Manchester United player as Manchester City’s interest in the Chilean reportedly came to an end.

Sanchez, 29, looks to have played his last game for Arsenal, with manager Arsene Wenger saying on Sunday that his move could be confirmed “in the next 48 hours”.

Mourinho keen to tie up long-term De Gea deal

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has indicated that Manchester United will do all they can to extend David de Gea’s contract.

The Spain goalkeeper, who almost joined Real Madrid in 2015 and continues to be linked with a move there, has a contract that expires in June 2019, although United have the option to extend it for a further year.

Conte will ‘not forget’ war of words with Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Antonio Conte says he will “not forget” Jose Mourinho’s personal slight about match-fixing, but the Chelsea manager added Tuesday he wants to call a halt to the increasingly bitter dispute with his Manchester United counterpart.

The 48-year-old Italian - who served a four-month ban in Italy in 2012 in relation to a match-fixing scandal but has always denied wrongdoing relating to his time as coach of Siena - said he did not want the League Managers’ Association (LMA) to intervene.

Conte will ‘not forget’ war of words with Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Antonio Conte says he will “not forget” Jose Mourinho’s personal slight about match-fixing, but the Chelsea manager added Tuesday he wants to call a halt to the increasingly bitter dispute with his Manchester United counterpart.

The 48-year-old Italian - who served a four-month ban in Italy in 2012 in relation to a match-fixing scandal but has always denied wrongdoing relating to his time as coach of Siena - said he did not want the League Managers’ Association (LMA) to intervene.

Mourinho hits back at Conte, raises match-fixing

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho intensified his war of words with Chelsea manager Antonio Conte in bizarre fashion after his team’s FA Cup victory over Derby on Friday, apparently referencing a match-fixing scandal in Italy.

The Manchester United manager was responding to comments made by Conte earlier in the day in which he appeared to make disparaging statements about Mourinho.

Mourinho admits he loves hotel life in Manchester

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has laughed off the suggestion that his decision to live in a city centre hotel shows a lack of commitment to his role as manager of Manchester United.

The Portuguese coach was forced to confirm his continued desire to remain in charge at Old Trafford following reports that senior club officials are concerned he may be preparing to leave at the end of the season.

Mourinho admits he loves hotel life in Manchester

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has laughed off the suggestion that his decision to live in a city centre hotel shows a lack of commitment to his role as manager of Manchester United.

The Portuguese coach was forced to confirm his continued desire to remain in charge at Old Trafford following reports that senior club officials are concerned he may be preparing to leave at the end of the season.

Mourinho dismisses Man Utd exit talk

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has dismissed reports he may walk out on Manchester United this summer as “garbage”, saying he sees himself staying long-term at the Premier League giants.

The United boss was in defiant mood when quizzed about his future ahead of Friday’s FA Cup tie with Derby, with morning reports saying club officials fear he is disenchanted with life at the club.

Mourinho dismisses Man Utd exit talk

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has dismissed reports he may walk out on Manchester United this summer as “garbage”, saying he sees himself staying long-term at the Premier League giants.

The United boss was in defiant mood when quizzed about his future ahead of Friday’s FA Cup tie with Derby, with morning reports saying club officials fear he is disenchanted with life at the club.

Mourinho lashes out at ‘critical’ Scholes

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Liverpool (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has lambasted former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes after he criticised the manager and key players in his role as a TV pundit.

Scholes singled out Paul Pogba, the club’s record signing, after his anonymous performance in the weekend draw with Southampton.

Mourinho lashes out at ‘critical’ Scholes

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Liverpool (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has lambasted former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes after he criticised the manager and key players in his role as a TV pundit.

Scholes singled out Paul Pogba, the club’s record signing, after his anonymous performance in the weekend draw with Southampton.

Lukaku out just one week says Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku will be sidelined for just a single week following his head injury, according to Old Trafford boss Jose Mourinho on Monday.

Lukaku, who has scored 15 times this season, was stretchered off against Southampton on Saturday following a clash of heads with Wesley Hoedt.

Lukaku out just one week says Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku will be sidelined for just a single week following his head injury, according to Old Trafford boss Jose Mourinho on Monday.

Lukaku, who has scored 15 times this season, was stretchered off against Southampton on Saturday following a clash of heads with Wesley Hoedt.

Mourinho faces injury crisis in Man Utd attack

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho takes Manchester United to Everton on New Year’s Day in the midst of a major striker crisis as he faces former Old Trafford favourite and club record goalscorer Wayne Rooney.

Romelu Lukaku suffered a worrying head injury early in Saturday’s disappointing 0-0 draw with Southampton, United’s third successive stalemate and a result which saw them drop below Chelsea and into third place in the Premier League.

Mourinho takes dig at City’s ‘extra day’

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho aimed a Christmas Day dig at Manchester City, claiming the runaway Premier League leaders have been handed an unfair advantage by playing their next match more than a day later than his United team.

United welcome Burnley to Old Trafford on Tuesday but City, who have a huge 13-point lead over their city rivals, won’t play again until Wednesday night when they travel to Newcastle.

Mourinho lashes United after Leicester frustration

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho slammed his Manchester United stars after they conceded a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw against 10-man Leicester that left them 13 points adrift of leaders Manchester City.

United were already trailing in City’s wake, but Harry Maguire’s 94th-minute leveller at the King Power Stadium on Saturday was another hammer blow to their title hopes just hours after their rivals had beaten Bournemouth.

Mourinho lashes United after Leicester frustration

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho slammed his Manchester United stars after they conceded a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw against 10-man Leicester that left them 13 points adrift of leaders Manchester City.

United were already trailing in City’s wake, but Harry Maguire’s 94th-minute leveller at the King Power Stadium on Saturday was another hammer blow to their title hopes just hours after their rivals had beaten Bournemouth.

Manchester United ‘punished’ over fixtures: Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United are being “punished” by the Premier League fixture list as they embark on the busy festive period, desperately trying to cling onto Manchester City’s coat-tails.

In a period that starts on December 22 and ends with the third round of the FA Cup on the weekend of January 6, all top-flight clubs will play five fixtures.

Manchester United ‘punished’ over fixtures: Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United are being “punished” by the Premier League fixture list as they embark on the busy festive period, desperately trying to cling onto Manchester City’s coat-tails.

In a period that starts on December 22 and ends with the third round of the FA Cup on the weekend of January 6, all top-flight clubs will play five fixtures.

Mourinho won’t give up on catching City

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West Bromwich (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho insisted Manchester United will not give up on the Premier League title race after his side cut Manchester City’s lead back to 11 points.

Mourinho’s side won 2-1 at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday with goals from Romelu Lukaku and Jesse Lingard before Gareth Barry replied for the hosts.

Mourinho won’t give up on catching City

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West Bromwich (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho insisted Manchester United will not give up on the Premier League title race after his side cut Manchester City’s lead back to 11 points.

Mourinho’s side won 2-1 at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday with goals from Romelu Lukaku and Jesse Lingard before Gareth Barry replied for the hosts.

Mourinho faces Ibrahimovic dilemma for West Brom clash

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho must decide whether now is the time to recall Zlatan Ibrahimovic to his starting line-up as Manchester United prepare to visit West Brom in the Premier League on Sunday.

The former Paris Saint-Germain striker has played 73 minutes in five substitute appearances since returning from cruciate knee ligament damage against Newcastle in November.

Mourinho ready to cut fringe United players

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho will allow any unhappy fringe player to leave Manchester United in the January transfer window, which will spark speculation over the futures of the likes of Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Mourinho adopted the same policy in the last winter transfer window when he agreed to requests from Morgan Schneiderlin and Memphis Depay to leave the club to pursue regular first-team football elsewhere.

FA asks Mourinho to explain pre-derby comments

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London (AFP) – England’s Football Association has asked Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho to explain comments he made in the build-up to last weekend’s 2-1 derby defeat by Manchester City.

“He has until 6pm (1800 GMT) on Monday 18 December to respond,” an FA spokesperson said on Twitter.

FA asks Mourinho to explain pre-derby comments

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London (AFP) – England’s Football Association has asked Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho to explain comments he made in the build-up to last weekend’s 2-1 derby defeat by Manchester City.

“He has until 6pm (1800 GMT) on Monday 18 December to respond,” an FA spokesperson said on Twitter.

Mourinho defiant, Guardiola sorry for derby ruck

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has dismissed claims his Manchester United players were in the wrong during the chaotic post-match confrontation that overshadowed Sunday’s Manchester derby at Old Trafford.

England’s Football Association is investigating claims around 15 people were involved in a physical altercation after Mourinho complained about the volume of Manchester City’s dressing-room celebrations.

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Mourinho: Chelsea’s lack of history made my job there easier than at United

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Ahead of Jose Mourinho's appointment at Chelsea in 2004, they had won just one league title in 100 years. He went on to win a further three league titles over two stints there, as well as the FA Cup and three League Cups.

Mourinho has claimed their lack of success made it easier for him to create history there, compared to United, with our 20 league titles and three European Cups.

Why Carragher got his Guardiola versus Mourinho analysis wrong

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Jamie Carragher's column in The Telegraph this week rips Jose Mourinho apart and more or less hails Pep Guardiola as football's modern day messiah.

Mourinho is by no means perfect. Maybe arguments about his methods being outdated have some truth to them. United fans aren't enamoured by him.

Mourinho’s lack of happiness with his squad is a lack of self-happiness

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Mourinho’s reaction to Manchester United’s surrender in injury time at Leicester has shown his true inner-self again. The one that cannot stop criticising his players (luckily this time there was no referee to point a finger at) and tries to leave the impression his ideas are never at fault, but the interpretation of them by the men on the pitch are solely the responsible for losing points.

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1st January signing? £40m star available to Man Utd, Mourinho interested

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Arsenal boss enjoys moany Mourinho rant about spending

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has sniped at the recent rant by rival manager Jose Mourinho. The Manchester United boss recently insisted that his side had not spent enough money to challenge runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City following his side's failure to beat Burnley on Boxing Day. His side earned a 2-2 draw at home [.