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Major boost for Mourinho; Top class star set to agree Man Utd deal, wants to win PL title

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Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to stay at Old Trafford for another season.

The 35-year-old striker has had a remarkable season in England so far and was expected to leave the Old Trafford outfit at the end of this season.

Mourinho salutes gritty Manchester United

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Middlesbrough (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho praised Manchester United’s refusal to let fatigue get the better of them as they kept their top four bid on course with a 3-1 victory at Middlesbrough on Sunday.

Having lost to Chelsea in the FA Cup on Monday and beaten Rostov in the Europa League on Thursday, Mourinho had predicted his team might struggle against a Middlesbrough team fighting to avoid relegation.

Mourinho salutes gritty Manchester United

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Middlesbrough (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho praised Manchester United’s refusal to let fatigue get the better of them as they kept their top four bid on course with a 3-1 victory at Middlesbrough on Sunday.

Having lost to Chelsea in the FA Cup on Monday and beaten Rostov in the Europa League on Thursday, Mourinho had predicted his team might struggle against a Middlesbrough team fighting to avoid relegation.

Mourinho says under-fire Pogba deserves ‘respect’

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has hit back at the mounting criticism being heaped upon Paul Pogba, saying the France midfielder is the victim of jealousy from former professional players now working in the media.

Pogba has been under an understandably intense spotlight since his world record £89.

Mourinho says under-fire Pogba deserves ‘respect’

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has hit back at the mounting criticism being heaped upon Paul Pogba, saying the France midfielder is the victim of jealousy from former professional players now working in the media.

Pogba has been under an understandably intense spotlight since his world record £89.

Mourinho patches up Manchester United for Rostov reunion

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho hopes Manchester United’s players will shrug off the effects of the stormy FA Cup loss to Chelsea when they resume Europa League hostilities with a depleted Rostov on Thursday.

Ander Herrera’s 35th-minute dismissal in Monday’s FA Cup quarter-final obliged United to toil with 10 men for an hour as they succumbed to a sapping 1-0 defeat at the hands of Mourinho’s former club.

Mourinho eyes European progress for Manchester United despite Chelsea date

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Rostov-on-Don (Russia) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is hopeful the obstacle of a trip to Chelsea in the FA Cup does not hinder his side’s prospects of completing a Europa League last-16 win over Rostov.

United drew 1-1 in Russia in the first leg of their tie on Thursday after Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s first-half opener was cancelled out by an Aleksandr Bukharov strike shortly after the break.

Mourinho eyes European progress for Manchester United despite Chelsea date

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Rostov-on-Don (Russia) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is hopeful the obstacle of a trip to Chelsea in the FA Cup does not hinder his side’s prospects of completing a Europa League last-16 win over Rostov.

United drew 1-1 in Russia in the first leg of their tie on Thursday after Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s first-half opener was cancelled out by an Aleksandr Bukharov strike shortly after the break.

Mourinho slams Rostov pitch for Europa tie

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Rostov-on-Don (Russia) (AFP) – Coach Jose Mourinho slammed the state of the Rostov pitch on Wednesday ahead of Manchester United’s Europa league tie, questioning whether the game should go ahead.

“It’s still hard for me to believe that we are going to play,” Mourinho said at a press conference in Rostov ahead of Thursday’s last-16 tie.

Mourinho slams Rostov pitch for Europa tie

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Rostov-on-Don (Russia) (AFP) – Coach Jose Mourinho slammed the state of the Rostov pitch on Wednesday ahead of Manchester United’s Europa league tie, questioning whether the game should go ahead.

“It’s still hard for me to believe that we are going to play,” Mourinho said at a press conference in Rostov ahead of Thursday’s last-16 tie.

4-2-3-1 v Rostov: Mourinho without these 2 top class Man Utd stars for tough away game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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FC Rostov vs Manchester United Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this week’s Europa League fixture.

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UEFA Europa League 2016/17
9th March, 18:00 pm BST
Olimp-2, Rostov
Live Stream: Watch FC Rostov vs Manchester United live on BT Sport 2

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Manchester United travel to Russia for the first leg of the Europa League knockouts against FC Rostov.

Attacking midfielder buys property in Manchester, star set to seal Man Utd agreement

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Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata is set to sign a contract extension at the club.

Daily Star are reporting that Juan Mata has 16 months left on his current contract but there is an option to extend that deal by a further year.

Mourinho laments United’s lack of cutting edge

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho fears Manchester United’s bid to qualify for the Champions League will fail because of their inability to kill off inferior opponents at Old Trafford.

United had most of the possession and chances against struggling Bournemouth on Saturday, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s penalty miss forced them to settle for a 1-1 draw.

Mourinho laments United’s lack of cutting edge

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho fears Manchester United’s bid to qualify for the Champions League will fail because of their inability to kill off inferior opponents at Old Trafford.

United had most of the possession and chances against struggling Bournemouth on Saturday, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s penalty miss forced them to settle for a 1-1 draw.

Mourinho: I don’t care if Mings gets five match ban for Zlatan stamp

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Andrew Surman was sent off this afternoon in Manchester United's 1-1 drawn with Bournemouth but it was Mings who deserves criticism. Mings stamped on Ibrahimovic's head when he was on the floor and then Ibrahimovic later caught him with an elbow.

Jose Mourinho was reluctant to give his opinion on the incident although conceded United failed to make the most of the one man advantage they had for the second half.

Mourinho: Zlatan should win the Ballon d’Or

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Following Zlatan Ibrahimovic's performance against Southampton which won the League Cup for Manchester United, Jose Mourinho has questioned why our striker has never won the Ballon d'Or.

I think what he has done is amazing. The number of goals he's scored, the two matches at Wembley, the trophies, what he is in the group, and what he means.

‘I’m no monster’, insists Manchester United’s Mourinho

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has insisted he is not the “monster” he was portrayed to be when he joined Manchester United.

Mourinho became the first United manager to win a trophy in his first season at Old Trafford when he collected the League Cup with last week’s thrilling 3-2 win against Southampton at Wembley.

Mourinho: Shaw is working hard in training now

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Ahead of Manchester United's game against Bournemouth, Jose Mourinho has given an update on Luke Shaw, who has been out of favour with our new manager.

Mourinho has confirmed that Shaw will be in the squad for Saturday's game, so has told the press they don't need to show up at the team hotel looking to take pictures of the squad and comment on Shaw's absence.

4-2-3-1 v Bournemouth: Mourinho could be without these 2 Man Utd players this week; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Manchester United vs Bournemouth Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture.

Manchester United vs Bournemouth
English Premier League 2016/17
4th March, 12:30 pm BST
Old Trafford, Manchester
Live Stream: Watch Manchester United vs Bournemouth live on Sky Sports 1

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Manchester United host Bournemouth in the Premier League this weekend and the Red Devils will be looking to close the gap with their top four rivals with a win here.

Herrera: Mourinho has made us winners again

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Following Manchester United's 3-2 win over Southampton in the League Cup final, Ander Herrera says we deserved the win, particularly after all the points we've dropped against teams we've battered this season.

Southampton played very well but we have been looking for this the whole season.

Mourinho: I can’t wait for the final

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Manchester United take on Southampton on Sunday in the League Cup final. This will be the 13th cup final of Jose Mourinho's career and he's said he doesn't feel nerves, just excitement.

I just want to play, I can't wait. I'm not nervous. I've had many years in football, many finals I want to play.

Top class star reveals transfer desire, says Mourinho almost signed him last month

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Former Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has confirmed that he was close to rejoining the Premier League giants last month.

Evra joined Marseille instead, after his return to Old Trafford was blocked by the club hierarchy.

Mourinho happy with Rooney’s decision to stay

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho confirmed Wayne Rooney will be in Manchester United’s League Cup Final squad against Southampton after the club’s record goal scorer declared he will remain at Old Trafford for the rest of the season.

United manager Mourinho was impressed with the way England forward Rooney handled rumours of a possible lucrative move to the Chinese Super League.

Mourinho happy with Rooney’s decision to stay

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho confirmed Wayne Rooney will be in Manchester United’s League Cup Final squad against Southampton after the club’s record goal scorer declared he will remain at Old Trafford for the rest of the season.

United manager Mourinho was impressed with the way England forward Rooney handled rumours of a possible lucrative move to the Chinese Super League.

Mourinho worried about distant Euro draw

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Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) – As Manchester United continue to battle on four fronts, wracking up too many air miles is proving a concern to manager Jose Mourinho.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored the only goal of the game away to Saint Etienne on Wednesday after just 16 minutes, effectively killing off any suspense in the Europa League last 32 tie that the Red Devils won 4-0 on aggregate.

Mourinho: I Will Not Force Rooney Out Of Manchester United

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Jose Mourinho says he has no intention of forcing Wayne Rooney out of Manchester United, adding that "you have to ask him" about a potential move to China.

The United captain has been linked with a move to the Chinese Super League, with a number of clubs reportedly hopeful of convincing him of completing a switch before next Tuesday's Chinese transfer deadline.

Mourinho gives no guarantees on Rooney future

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Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was coy on questions over Wayne Rooney’s future at the club as he confirmed the striker was still not fit enough to return for their Europa League clash with Saint-Etienne.

There have been rumours that Rooney, who is no longer an integral part of the United side under Mourinho, could eventually leave for the mega-rich Chinese Super League.

Manchester United’s Rooney still not fit to play – Mourinho

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Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) – England captain Wayne Rooney is still not ready to return for Manchester United despite training on Tuesday morning, manager Jose Mourinho said ahead of their Europa League clash with Saint-Etienne.

Rooney trained with his United team-mates in Manchester on Tuesday morning but was not part of the 20-man squad that flew to France for Wednesday’s last 32 second leg.

Manchester United’s Rooney still not fit to play – Mourinho

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Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) – England captain Wayne Rooney is still not ready to return for Manchester United despite training on Tuesday morning, manager Jose Mourinho said ahead of their Europa League clash with Saint-Etienne.

Rooney trained with his United team-mates in Manchester on Tuesday morning but was not part of the 20-man squad that flew to France for Wednesday’s last 32 second leg.

Mourinho: Rooney might play in the final

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Wayne Rooney has missed Manchester United's last four games with injury and Jose Mourinho has confirmed the captain will not return for tomorrow's game against St Etienne.

While Rooney will certainly miss the Europa League fixture, Mourinho has said it is yet unknown whether he will recover in time to play in the League Cup final against Southampton on Sunday.

Man Utd Injury blow: Mourinho confirms these two players will miss out in Europa clash

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Wayne Rooney will not only miss Manchester United’s Europa League match against Saint-Étienne, but could also be ruled out of Sunday’s EFL Cup final clash against Southampton.

The Manchester United skipper suffered a muscle injury in United’s 3-0 win away to Leicester City, and is yet to recover since.

Mourinho eying changes for Europa League St Etienne 2nd leg

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Paris (AFP) – Jose Mourinho will likely ring the changes again as Manchester United look to wrap up their progress to the Europa League last 16 away to Saint-Etienne on Wednesday.

A Zlatan Ibrahimovic hat-trick led them to a 3-0 victory in last week’s Old Trafford first leg and barring an alarming meltdown, the English giants should comfortably see out the second leg in France.

Mourinho eying changes for Europa League St Etienne 2nd leg

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Paris (AFP) – Jose Mourinho will likely ring the changes again as Manchester United look to wrap up their progress to the Europa League last 16 away to Saint-Etienne on Wednesday.

A Zlatan Ibrahimovic hat-trick led them to a 3-0 victory in last week’s Old Trafford first leg and barring an alarming meltdown, the English giants should comfortably see out the second leg in France.

Mourinho faces Chelsea, Lincoln dream of Arsenal

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho will have to get past former club Chelsea if FA Cup holders Manchester United are to keep their hopes of retaining the trophy alive following the quarter-final draw on Sunday.

Giant-killers Lincoln - the first non-league side into the last-eight in over a century after beating Premier League Burnley on Saturday - could have a lucrative trip to Arsenal should the Gunners beat another non-league side Sutton on Monday.

Mourinho faces Chelsea, Lincoln dream of Arsenal

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho will have to get past former club Chelsea if FA Cup holders Manchester United are to keep their hopes of retaining the trophy alive following the quarter-final draw on Sunday.

Giant-killers Lincoln - the first non-league side into the last-eight in over a century after beating Premier League Burnley on Saturday - could have a lucrative trip to Arsenal should the Gunners beat another non-league side Sutton on Monday.

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.

The Rest

Pereira: I like Mourinho because he’s honest with me

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Andreas Pereira has spoken about his decision to join Granada on a season-long loan Spanish side Granada. Jose Mourinho told Pereira he would feature in cup competitions for United but both agreed it would do him better to play regularly elsewhere. Pereira has revealed the details of their conversation in an interview with The Guardian.

Mourinho: I love United and I want to stay for a long time

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Ahead of Jose Mourinho returning to former club Chelsea on Monday, the Manchester United manager has declared his love for our club, claiming he wants to stay here for a long time.

I would like to. I love the club. I feel like I am here for much more time because the connection is so good with everyone.

What would Mourinho have to say about Arsenal’s current situation!

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Will Jose Mourinho have another dig at Arsene Wenger? By Sylvester Kwentua When Jose Mourinho called Arsene Wenger a "specialist in failure" in 2014 in response to a remark made about him being scared of failing by Wenger, I was among those who personally felt Mr Mourinho had over stepped his boundary!

Mourinho upbraids unfocused Man United

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused his players of not showing an appropriate level of mental preparation during their 3-0 Europa League victory over Saint-Etienne.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s hat-trick earned United a handsome win in Thursday’s last 32 first-leg match at Old Trafford, but the scoreline did not tell the full story.