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Mourinho wants Manchester United to wrap up transfer business

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Houston (AFP) – Jose Mourinho urged Manchester United bosses to wrap up the club’s transfer business as quickly as possible after watching new signing Romelu Lukaku find the net once more in a 2-0 win over Manchester City on Thursday.

Lukaku, who joined United last week from Everton in a British record transfer, bagged his second goal in as many starts while teenager Marcus Rashford also scored in the win at Houston’s NRG Stadium.

Mourinho wants Manchester United to wrap up transfer business

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Houston (AFP) – Jose Mourinho urged Manchester United bosses to wrap up the club’s transfer business as quickly as possible after watching new signing Romelu Lukaku find the net once more in a 2-0 win over Manchester City on Thursday.

Lukaku, who joined United last week from Everton in a British record transfer, bagged his second goal in as many starts while teenager Marcus Rashford also scored in the win at Houston’s NRG Stadium.

Mourinho treating Manchester derby as training session

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Houston (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said he plans to treat Thursday’s exhibition match against Manchester City as a training session as the two Premier League rivals prepare to clash in Houston.

The two teams meet at the NRG Stadium - home of the Houston Texans NFL team - in the first ever edition of the Manchester derby to be staged overseas.

Mourinho treating Manchester derby as training session

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Houston (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said he plans to treat Thursday’s exhibition match against Manchester City as a training session as the two Premier League rivals prepare to clash in Houston.

The two teams meet at the NRG Stadium - home of the Houston Texans NFL team - in the first ever edition of the Manchester derby to be staged overseas.

Mourinho: There’s still plenty of time to buy the players I want

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Manchester United were reportedly very close to signing Ivan Perisic this week but couldn't agree a deal with Inter Milan, meaning the winger had to travel with his club to their pre-season tour of China.

Perisic cut a frustrated figure at the airport and was pictures on the plane sitting by himself and away from his teammates.

Mourinho ‘ready for 15 years’ at Old Trafford

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has revealed he is targeting a 15-year stay at Old Trafford, telling ESPN in an interview on Tuesday he wants to restore the stability of the Alex Ferguson era.

Mourinho, who took over the Premier League giants last year, told the network’s website that he is desperate to deliver sustained success over a long-term period just as Ferguson did over nearly three decades.

Mourinho ‘ready for 15 years’ at Old Trafford

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has revealed he is targeting a 15-year stay at Old Trafford, telling ESPN in an interview on Tuesday he wants to restore the stability of the Alex Ferguson era.

Mourinho, who took over the Premier League giants last year, told the network’s website that he is desperate to deliver sustained success over a long-term period just as Ferguson did over nearly three decades.

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Scott has written for FourFourTwo about the decision to name Carrick as captain.

Scott writes for ESPN about the benefits of signing Eric Dier.

The Guardian discusses the new, tall team that Mourinho is building at United.

The club site reports on Mourinho's thoughts behind signing Lukaku.

Mourinho gives Lukaku simple job – goals

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Jose Mourinho said on Friday Romelu Lukaku will be expected to deliver goals as the striker prepares to make his Manchester United debut.

Lukaku, who completed his 75 million pound ($97 million, 85.5m euro) transfer to Old Trafford on Monday, could make his first appearance in a United shirt in Saturday’s US tour match against the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Mourinho gives Lukaku simple job – goals

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Jose Mourinho said on Friday Romelu Lukaku will be expected to deliver goals as the striker prepares to make his Manchester United debut.

Lukaku, who completed his 75 million pound ($97 million, 85.5m euro) transfer to Old Trafford on Monday, could make his first appearance in a United shirt in Saturday’s US tour match against the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Door open for new Zlatan deal – Mourinho

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be given the chance to resurrect his Manchester United career as he battles back from a serious knee injury, manager Jose Mourinho confirmed on Friday.

Swedish star Ibrahimovic was United’s top-scorer last season, bagging 28 goals in all competitions.

Door open for new Zlatan deal – Mourinho

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be given the chance to resurrect his Manchester United career as he battles back from a serious knee injury, manager Jose Mourinho confirmed on Friday.

Swedish star Ibrahimovic was United’s top-scorer last season, bagging 28 goals in all competitions.

Manchester United eyeing more transfer targets – Mourinho

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said Friday the Premier League giants were targeting two more major signings as they aim to build a title-winning squad.

United have already bolstered their ranks in recent weeks with the addition of Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku from Everton and Swedish defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica.

Manchester United eyeing more transfer targets – Mourinho

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said Friday the Premier League giants were targeting two more major signings as they aim to build a title-winning squad.

United have already bolstered their ranks in recent weeks with the addition of Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku from Everton and Swedish defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica.

Manchester United boss Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

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Madrid (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was on Tuesday accused by Spanish authorities of failing to pay 3.3 million euros ($3.7m, £2.9m) in taxes during his time in charge of Real Madrid.

The 54-year-old Mourinho, who coached Madrid from 2010 to 2013, was accused of “two offences against the public treasury,” the prosecutor’s office said in a statement.

Manchester United boss Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

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Madrid (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was on Tuesday accused by Spanish authorities of failing to pay 3.3 million euros ($3.7m, £2.9m) in taxes during his time in charge of Real Madrid.

The 54-year-old Mourinho, who coached Madrid from 2010 to 2013, was accused of “two offences against the public treasury,” the prosecutor’s office said in a statement.

Mourinho names Man Utd’s youngest ever Premier League line-up

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho selected Manchester United’s youngest ever Premier League starting line-up as he rested his senior stars for Sunday’s domestic season finale against Crystal Palace.

With United due to face Ajax in the Europa League final on Wednesday, Mourinho made no attempt to conceal his desire to keep his key players fresh for the Stockholm showpiece.

Allardyce backs Mourinho over ‘lack of help’

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London (AFP) – Sam Allardyce backed Jose Mourinho’s complaint about the Premier League failing to move Manchester United’s match against Crystal Palace to help their preparations for the Europa League final.

United finish their league campaign at home to Palace on Sunday, three days before they face Ajax in the Europa League final in Stockholm.

Allardyce backs Mourinho over ‘lack of help’

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London (AFP) – Sam Allardyce backed Jose Mourinho’s complaint about the Premier League failing to move Manchester United’s match against Crystal Palace to help their preparations for the Europa League final.

United finish their league campaign at home to Palace on Sunday, three days before they face Ajax in the Europa League final in Stockholm.

‘Don’t kill me’ for playing kids, begs Mourinho

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Southampton (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho says the Premier League’s unwillingness to help Manchester United prepare for their Europa League final will force him to pick youth players against Crystal Palace on Sunday.

United finish their league campaign against Palace at Old Trafford before facing Ajax in the Europa League final in Stockholm next Wednesday, a game they must win to qualify for next season’s Champions League.

Mourinho: I’ll play Romero over De Gea in the final

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Following Manchester United booking their place in the Europa League final against Ajax, Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Sergio Romero, not David de Gea, will play in the final in Stockholm.

The Argentinian has played in most of the Europa League games and has, to his credit, put in some great performances.

Manchester United’s Mourinho says Europa League final is make-or-break

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accepts the club’s season will be judged a failure if they do not beat Ajax in the Europa League final on May 24.

Mourinho says he has worked “harder than ever” during his maiden United campaign, which has already featured a League Cup triumph and victory over Leicester City in the Community Shield

But with United needing to beat Ajax to secure a place in next season’s Champions League, he knows he will not be spared by the media if his side succumb to defeat at Stockholm’s Friends Arena.

I’ve not gambled on Europa League – Mourinho

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has not gambled with the club’s season by prioritising Europa League success over a top-four finish in the Premier League, he said on Wednesday.

Mourinho has given up on United’s hopes of securing Champions League qualification via the league and fielded a weakened team in last Sunday’s 2-0 defeat at Arsenal.

Mourinho must sign these 3 players in order to solve Manchester United's problems

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Manchester United have fallen. This is less opinion, but fact. If United qualify for Champions League football, there will be nothing short of parades in the streets. In stark contrast, nearly four years ago, Ferguson led United to a historic 20th league title. A Champions League spot and minor trophies are a start but it is purely underwhelming at the core.

Hope for Arsenal as Wenger breaks Mourinho hex

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London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger bested Jose Mourinho in the Premier League at the 13th attempt as Arsenal beat Manchester United 2-0 on Sunday to revive their challenge for Champions League qualification.

Quick-fire second-half goals by Granit Xhaka and United old boy Danny Welbeck at the Emirates Stadium condemned the visitors to their first defeat in 26 league games, since a 4-0 thrashing at Chelsea on October 23.

Hope for Arsenal as Wenger breaks Mourinho hex

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London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger bested Jose Mourinho in the Premier League at the 13th attempt as Arsenal beat Manchester United 2-0 on Sunday to revive their challenge for Champions League qualification.

Quick-fire second-half goals by Granit Xhaka and United old boy Danny Welbeck at the Emirates Stadium condemned the visitors to their first defeat in 26 league games, since a 4-0 thrashing at Chelsea on October 23.

Wenger ready to make peace with Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is prepared to bury the hatchet with old foe Jose Mourinho ahead of Sunday’s home game with Manchester United.

Wenger regularly clashed with Mourinho during the Portuguese’s two stints as Chelsea manager, the rivalry spilling over into a touchline shoving match during an October 2014 game at Stamford Bridge.

Wenger ready to make peace with Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is prepared to bury the hatchet with old foe Jose Mourinho ahead of Sunday’s home game with Manchester United.

Wenger regularly clashed with Mourinho during the Portuguese’s two stints as Chelsea manager, the rivalry spilling over into a touchline shoving match during an October 2014 game at Stamford Bridge.

Mourinho blasts ‘not human’ Manchester United schedule

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho described Manchester United’s jammed-packed schedule as “not human” after a growing injury list threatened to wreck hopes of a place in next season’s Champions League.

A 1-1 draw with Swansea on Sunday was a sixth stalemate in eight games at Old Trafford and harmed hopes of finishing in the top four.

Mourinho blasts ‘not human’ Manchester United schedule

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho described Manchester United’s jammed-packed schedule as “not human” after a growing injury list threatened to wreck hopes of a place in next season’s Champions League.

A 1-1 draw with Swansea on Sunday was a sixth stalemate in eight games at Old Trafford and harmed hopes of finishing in the top four.

Mourinho hopes to have Pogba back for Europa clash

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Paul Pogba will alleviate the pressure on Manchester United’s injury-depleted squad in returning for the Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo on Thursday, manager Jose Mourinho said Sunday.

The French international midfielder - the world’s most expensive player - has not been in action since limping out of last Sunday’s 2-0 Premier League win over Burnley.

Mourinho hopes to have Pogba back for Europa clash

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Paul Pogba will alleviate the pressure on Manchester United’s injury-depleted squad in returning for the Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo on Thursday, manager Jose Mourinho said Sunday.

The French international midfielder - the world’s most expensive player - has not been in action since limping out of last Sunday’s 2-0 Premier League win over Burnley.

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Mourinho pleased as ‘top striker’ Lukaku opens account

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Salt Lake City (United States) (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku bagged his first goal in a Manchester United shirt on Monday as the 10-man Premier League giants labored to a 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake in Utah.

Lukaku, who joined the Red Devils from Everton in a reported 75 million pound ($98.

Mourinho says Manchester victims in United’s ‘minds and hearts’

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho said the victims of a deadly suicide bomb attack in Manchester were in the “minds and hearts” of his squad as United prepare for Wednesday’s Europa League final against Ajax in Stockholm.

The Islamic State extremist group claimed responsibility for the attack that killed at least 22 people, including children, and injured dozens at a concert by US pop star Ariana Grande at the Manchester Arena on Monday.

Mourinho says Manchester attack victims in United’s ‘minds and hearts’

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho said the victims of a deadly suicide bomb attack in Manchester were in the “minds and hearts” of his squad as United prepare for Wednesday’s Europa League final against Ajax in Stockholm.

The Islamic State extremist group claimed responsibility for the attack that killed at least 22 people, including children, and injured dozens at a concert by US pop star Ariana Grande at the Manchester Arena on Monday.

Mourinho says Manchester attack victims in United’s ‘minds and hearts’

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho said the victims of a deadly suicide bomb attack in Manchester were in the “minds and hearts” of his squad as United prepare for Wednesday’s Europa League final against Ajax in Stockholm.

The Islamic State extremist group claimed responsibility for the attack that killed at least 22 people, including children, and injured dozens at a concert by US pop star Ariana Grande at the Manchester Arena on Monday.

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Would Alexis to Man United be Arsenal suicide?

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Manchester United manager mentioned Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez mistakenly in an interview this week, sending social media into meltdown. The Chilean international has been strongly linked with the exit door this summer, with his current contract having run into his final 12 months, and with a mexican stand-off having ensued.

Would Mourinho really risk losing unbeaten streak to Arsenal’s Wenger?

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Jose Mourinho is set to take on Arsene Wenger's Arsenal on Sunday with his Manchester United side, and their appears to be some strange mind-games going down. The Portuguese tactician claims that he will seemingly weaken his starting XI as he looks to prioritise the Europa League competition, in which his side hold a 1-0 [.

View from the enemy: United boss not looking to lose 5-0 to Arsenal

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has claimed that he will be make a number of changes for the upcoming encounter with Arsenal, but that does not mean he will be setting his team up to lose. There has been plenty of talk about the Red Devils boss making wholesale changes as he looks to prioritise [.

United boss reiterates desire to rest players for Arsenal tie

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has once again claimed that he will be rotating his squad for the weekend'sPremier League tie with Arsenal. The Gunners host the Red Devils at the Emirates in the Sunday evening kick-off, in what could have a huge bearing on the race for the top-four. Despite the importance of the [.