Paul Pogba

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Pogba illness concerns Mourinho ahead of Sevilla trip

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Huddersfield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho faces an anxious wait to discover whether Paul Pogba can take part in Manchester United’s midweek Champions League last 16 trip to Sevilla after he missed their FA Cup victory over Huddersfield Town.

An unspecified illness saw Pogba withdraw on the morning of Saturday’s match in Huddersfield, which United won 2-0 thanks to two goals from Romelu Lukaku as they advanced into the quarter-finals.

Pogba illness concerns Mourinho ahead of Sevilla trip

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Huddersfield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho faces an anxious wait to discover whether Paul Pogba can take part in Manchester United’s midweek Champions League last 16 trip to Sevilla after he missed their FA Cup victory over Huddersfield Town.

An unspecified illness saw Pogba withdraw on the morning of Saturday’s match in Huddersfield, which United won 2-0 thanks to two goals from Romelu Lukaku as they advanced into the quarter-finals.

Lukaku double helps United knock out Huddersfield amid VAR row

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Huddersfield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Manchester United beat Huddersfield Town 2-0 to advance into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup on Saturday despite fresh controversy surrounding the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system.

United suffered a setback before kick-off at Huddersfield when France midfielder Paul Pogba withdrew on the day of the game due to illness.

Lukaku eases Man Utd into Cup quarters despite VAR troubles

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London (AFP) – Debate over the merits of video assistant refereeing was again raised as a Romelu Lukaku double eased Manchester United into the FA Cup quarter-finals in a 2-0 win at Huddersfield despite a controversial call going against Jose Mourinho’s men.

Juan Mata thought he had put United into a 2-0 lead just before half-time only for the Spaniard’s effort to be ruled out by the video referee after a lengthy delay, and without conclusive proof the officials on the field had made the wrong decision.

Lukaku eases Man Utd into Cup quarters despite VAR troubles

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London (AFP) – Debate over the merits of video assistant refereeing was again raised as a Romelu Lukaku double eased Manchester United into the FA Cup quarter-finals in a 2-0 win at Huddersfield despite a controversial call going against Jose Mourinho’s men.

Juan Mata thought he had put United into a 2-0 lead just before half-time only for the Spaniard’s effort to be ruled out by the video referee after a lengthy delay, and without conclusive proof the officials on the field had made the wrong decision.

Illness rules Pogba out of United’s visit to Huddersfield

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London (AFP) – A frustrating few weeks for Manchester United’s Paul Pogba continued when he was ruled out of Saturday’s FA Cup fifth round trip to Huddersfield Town due to illness.

“U23s midfielder Ethan Hamilton has taken his place in the squad,” United posted on Twitter.

Bad news for Manchester United as £200k-per-week star nears £120m move to Real Madrid

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According to The S*n, Manchester United’s Paul Pogba could be on his way out of Old Trafford in the summer, with Real Madrid reportedly keen on a £120m deal for the midfielder.

Signed from Juventus in 2016, four years after leaving United for the Serie A side, Pogba has made 81 appearances in all competitions over the two stints in England.

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No More Mr Nice Guy: Man Utd Manager Jose Mourinho Has Pop At Certain Journalists For ‘Bullsh*t’ Being Spouted About Paul Pogba

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We couldn't help but notice that Jose Mourinho has been putting on something of a 'Mr Nice Guy' charade for the past few weeks, offering generous compliments to opponents, refusing to be drawn on match officials and the like all with a vaguely unsettling smile on his face.

Manchester United boss Mourinho slams Pogba ‘lies’

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has angrily insisted that rumours his relationship with Paul Pogba has broken down are “lies”.

According to French sports newspaper L’Equipe, midfielder Pogba is unhappy with the more defensive position in which he has been used by Mourinho.

Should Scott McTominay Take Paul Pogba’s Place In The First Team?

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During Sir Alex Ferguson's regain in charge at Manchester United, the unrivaled successful was achieved through promoting youth. The likes of Giggs, Beckham, Scholes, Neville, and Butt all came through the academy and helped the team to dominate the league for over a decade. Since his retirement, there have been too many changes which have greatly disrupted the chances of youth players getting their chance.

Newcastle rock Manchester United, Liverpool sink Saints

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London (AFP) – Matt Ritchie condemned Manchester United to a shock 1-0 defeat at struggling Newcastle, while Liverpool cemented their top four place with a 2-0 win over Southampton on Sunday.

United’s second defeat in their last three Premier League games leaves them 16 points behind leaders Manchester City.

Newcastle rock Manchester United, Liverpool sink Saints

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London (AFP) – Matt Ritchie condemned Manchester United to a shock 1-0 defeat at struggling Newcastle, while Liverpool cemented their top four place with a 2-0 win over Southampton on Sunday.

United’s second defeat in their last three Premier League games leaves them 16 points behind leaders Manchester City.

Newcastle United 1-0 Manchester United: The Talking Points

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Manchester United fell to a 1-0 loss at Newcastle United to extend Jose Mourinho's winless run at St. James Park and contributing writer, Nathan Quao, of Citi Sports, Accra, points out the main stories.

Failure to take chances is an expensive business

All football is summed up in one maxim: Take your chances or the opponent will take theirs.

Football: Newcastle rock United as Huddersfield win at last

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London (AFP) – Matt Ritchie condemned Manchester United to a shock 1-0 defeat at struggling Newcastle, while Huddersfield climbed out of the relegation zone after a 4-1 win against Bournemouth on Sunday.

United’s second defeat in their last three Premier League games leaves them 16 points behind leaders Manchester City.

Jose Mourinho gives injury update on Paul Pogba

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Mourinho says no problem with Pogba after dropping midfield star

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho says his relationship with Paul Pogba remains rock solid despite having dropped his star midfielder, hitting back at pundits who questioned whether the Frenchman is being used in his best position.

Pogba, 24, has been under an intense spotlight since being substituted in Manchester United’s defeat at Tottenham and left out of the starting line-up for last weekend’s home win over Huddersfield.

Mourinho: McTominay has been here since he was 9 and now has a fundamental role to play

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Manchester United fans were surprised to see Scott McTominay in the starting line-up for the game against Huddersfield on Saturday, particularly given that Paul Pogba was on the bench.

The Frenchman had a poor game for United in the 2-0 defeat against Tottenham Hotspur earlier in the week and there was the worry that Jose Mourinho was punishing the player.

Sanchez breaks duck as Man Utd cut gap on City to 13 points

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London (AFP) – Alexis Sanchez scored his first goal for Manchester United as Jose Mourinho’s men took advantage of a rare slip-up from Manchester City to close to within 13 points of the league leaders with a 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town.

City were made to pay for an extraordinary miss by Raheem Sterling as they dropped points for just the fourth time in the Premier League this season in a 1-1 draw at Burnley as Johann Berg Gudmundsson’s equaliser eight minutes from time cancelled out Danilo’s spectacular opener for City.

Sanchez breaks duck as Man Utd cut gap on City to 13 points

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London (AFP) – Alexis Sanchez scored his first goal for Manchester United as Jose Mourinho’s men took advantage of a rare slip-up from Manchester City to close to within 13 points of the league leaders with a 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town.

City were made to pay for an extraordinary miss by Raheem Sterling as they dropped points for just the fourth time in the Premier League this season in a 1-1 draw at Burnley as Johann Berg Gudmundsson’s equaliser eight minutes from time cancelled out Danilo’s spectacular opener for City.

Pogba dropped as Mourinho reacts to Spurs defeat

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho reacted to a damaging 2-0 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur by dropping star midfielder Paul Pogba to the bench for Saturday’s visit of Huddersfield.

Pogba was hauled off by Mourinho after an hour at Wembley in midweek with his place being handed to 21-year-old Scott McTominay.

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.

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.

Everton Co-Owner Farhad Moshiri Blames ‘Voodoo Phone Call’ For Failing To Keep Romelu Lukaku On Board

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Everton's co-owner Farhad Moshiri has revealed the precise reason (at least in his estimation) that Romelu Lukaku refused to sign a new contract with the club last season.

It was widely reported, not least by Lukaku's agent Mino Raiola, that the terms of the improved five-year deal were "99.

‘He Will Go Down As A Phenomenal Player, Not Pundit’ – Jose Mourinho Claws At Paul Scholes After Man Utd Legend Dares To Criticise Recent Performances

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We've reached the point in the entirely-predictable Jose Mourinho toxic shock cycle where, under pressure due to waning performances and frayed morale, he starts lashing out with forked tongue and anybody who dares criticise him in public.

Manchester United were nothing short of bereft during the goalless first half of their 2-0 win over Everton on New Year's Day, with many exasperated onlookers drawing parallels with the plodding, regimented, unimaginative football that came to exemplify Louis van Gaal's tenure at Old Trafford.

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.

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.

Lingard beauty gives Manchester United New Year cheer

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Liverpool (AFP) – Jose Mourinho’s disappointing end to 2017 was quickly forgotten as goals from Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard earned Manchester United an impressive 2-0 victory against Everton at Goodison Park on Monday.

The New Year’s Day win lifted United back into second place in the table, above Chelsea and, for 24 hours at least, to within 12 points of runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Man Utd call on agent Paul Pogba to seal Paulo Dybala signing

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Manchester United are hoping midfielder Paul Pogba will help convince his former Juventus team-mate Paulo Dybala to join them, according to the Daily...

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Paul Pogba sends message of support to injured Man Utd team-mate Romelu Lukaku

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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has offered his support to team-mate Romelu Lukaku after he suffered a head injury during yesterday's...

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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.

Manchester United Make Bid For Paulo Dybala

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Manchester United have opened the bidding for Juventus playmaker Paulo Dybala by offering £70million plus midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan. But Juventus has reportedly told United that it will take at least £140m to sign the 24-year-old Argentina international and that they are not that interested in a deal that involves Mkhitaryan.

Bristol City dump holders Man Utd out of League Cup 

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London (AFP) – Championship side Bristol City dumped Manchester United out of the League Cup on Wednesday, scoring with seconds remaining to beat the holders 2-1.

In the other quarter-final, Chelsea beat Bournemouth 2-1 with goals from Willian and a late strike from Alvaro Morata.

Photo: Paul Pogba shows off his new hair

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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has taken to Twitter to show off his new haircut. The France international will serve the final game of his...

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Confirmed: 4 absentees vs Bournemouth + Rojo update

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Tuesday Kickoff: Arsenal make one final offer to Ozil, Real Madrid interested in Salah and more

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While one Premier League star's contract situation remains up in the air, one of the league's top players is drawing interest from Real Madrid.

Arsenal is reportedly set to make one final offer to try and re-sign Mesut Ozil. (REPORT)

Real Madrid is reportedly interested in making a move for Mohammed Salah.