Phil Jones

English Premier League

'Average at best': Everton fans react to speculation about £50k-per-week PL star

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According to reports from The Times, Sam Allardyce is keen to bring his former player Phil Jones to Everton in the summer transfer window.

Allardyce gave Jones his debut at Blackburn Rovers and wants to bring the 26-year-old to Goodison Park in the summer, provided he stays at the club beyond the season.

Report: Everton looking to raid rival club for £50k-per-week PL defender

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According to reports from The Times, Sam Allardyce is looking to sign England defender Phil Jones from Manchester United in the summer transfer window.

Jones has 24 caps for England and is an experienced Premier League defender. Allardyce gave Jones his debut at Blackburn Rovers and he is now keen to be reunited with the defender at Goodison Park should he remain in charge next season.

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Wednesday Kickoff: Neymar, Romelu Lukaku and more

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With transfer reports swirling, one star's agent/father came out to quiet rumors.

Neymar's father insists the Brazilian star has a future with Paris Saint-Germain. (REPORT)

Romelu Lukaku says some of his Manchester United teammates were "hiding" in the team's loss to Sevilla. (REPORT)

PSG is reportedly willing to let Marco Verratti leave in the summer.

Jose Mourinho ‘has convinced’ Manchester United to sign £178m Real Madrid ‘stranger’

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According to Diario Gol, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has swayed the club hierarchy to sign Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane this summer.

The Red Devils have a lot of defenders in the first-team squad – Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Daley Blind, Victor Lindelof, Eric Bailly and Marcos Rojo – but only Smalling and Jones’ form has been criticised, while Blind and Rojo have seen little playing time this season.

Mourinho laments ‘ridiculous’ start as Spurs stun United

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho was left lamenting a “ridiculous goal” after one of the quickest strikes in Premier League history sent his Manchester United side on the way to a damaging 2-0 defeat by Tottenham at Wembley on Wednesday.

Christian Eriksen fired Spurs into the lead after just 11 seconds before an own-goal from United defender Phil Jones secured victory for the home side before the break.

Burnley 0-1 Man United: What We Learned

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Manchester United kept up their their winning ways after securing a difficult 1-0 win at Burnley thanks to another very good goal from Anthony Martial. Contributing writer, Nathan Quao, of Citi Sports, Accra, Ghana, notes some of the major talking points.

Very late awakening

For a match that was certain to be tough, the Man United looked flat for long periods and it was essentially Burnley's lack of proper firepower in attack that hampered the home side from getting from the tie.

Why is Jones having six injections to play in a friendly?

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While Jose Mourinho broke some great news to Manchester United fans on Friday afternoon, revealing that Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba and Marcos Rojo would all be in the matchday squad for Newcastle on Saturday, he also confirmed that Phil Jones is unavailable with injury.

Jones was substituted in England's 0-0 draw against Germany with less than half an hour played.

Mourinho blasts England over Jones injections

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has strongly rebuked England manager Gareth Southgate and his medical staff for playing Manchester United defender Phil Jones in a recent friendly after he received six pain-killing injections.

Jones, whose six-year United career has been plagued by injuries, was forced off in the first half of England’s 0-0 draw with Germany last week after aggravating a thigh injury.

Manchester United fancied to bounce back against Newcastle

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Manchester United are fancied to return to winning ways when they host Newcastle United in the Premier League on Saturday.

Manager Jose Mourinho will have United fired up to bounce back from their defeat against Chelsea in their last game, so take advantage of odds of 27/25 for them to score in both halves this weekend.

Mourinho says Phil Jones won’t play against Newcastle

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Manchester United return from the international break to host Newcastle United at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Saturday. We are looking to get back to winning ways after going down 0-1 at Chelsea before the break whilst Newcastle... Continue Reading →

Man Utd’s Phil Jones out of Newcastle game, Jose Mourinho fuming

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is fuming after defender Phil Jones sustained an injury on England duty. The centre-back has been ruled out...

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Confirmed: Man Utd vs Chelsea lineups

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Jose Mourinho is back at Stamford Bridge today as Manchester United take on Chelsea in under an hour's time. The two lineups for today's game are confirmed as: Manchester United David de Gea; Eric Bailly, Phil Jones, Chris Smalling; Antonio... Continue Reading →

United boost as Phil Jones available for Tottenham clash

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Manchester United received a boost when it was revealed that defender Phil Jones will be available for the crunch clash against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.

Jones, who became a regular starter under Jose Mourinho this season, limped off during the last weekend clash against Huddersfield Town.

Man Utd to receive Phil Jones injury update

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Phil Jones limped off midway through the first half in Manchester United's 2-1 loss at Huddersfield Town on Saturday. The England international was replaced with an apparent leg injury with the score at 0-0. His replacement, Victor Lindelof then saw... Continue Reading →

Confirmed lineups: Man Utd vs Huddersfield

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Manchester United are back in Premier League action today following our 3-0 win at Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The two teams are confirmed as: Manchester United David de Gea; Antonio Valencia, Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Ashley... Continue Reading →

Fantasy Premier League: Gameweek 7 Preview – Liverpool forward in, Manchester City star out

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Fantasy managers have tough decisions ahead of them once again in deciding who to bring into their team for the final gameweek before another dreaded international break. Managers will then have to...

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What We Learned From United at Stoke City

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Manchester United traveled to Stoke City in hopes of a fourth straight win but the matches ended 2-2 and contributing writer, Nathan Quao, picks out three pointers from match.

Not the best day for defence

The previous three matches had gone very well. Clean sheets and displays that kept the opposition at bay and very unhappy.

Phil Jones hits back at critics, addresses injury issues

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Manchester United defender Phil Jones was once tipped by Sir Alex Ferguson to become United’s greatest ever player.

Fast forward a few years and the 25-year-old has started only 113 matches in the Premier League since moving to Old Trafford from Blackburn Rovers in the summer of 2011.

Manchester United’s Jones baffled by ‘insults’ ban

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London (AFP) – Manchester United defender Phil Jones has expressed bemusement over the two-game suspension given to him by UEFA for insulting a doping official after last season’s Europa League final.

Jones was also fined 5,000 euros ($6,020) for “insulting and abusive language towards the doping control officer” and a “lack of cooperation and respect” following United’s 2-0 win over Ajax in Stockholm in May.

Manchester United’s Jones baffled by ‘insults’ ban

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London (AFP) – Manchester United defender Phil Jones has expressed bemusement over the two-game suspension given to him by UEFA for insulting a doping official after last season’s Europa League final.

Jones was also fined 5,000 euros ($6,020) for “insulting and abusive language towards the doping control officer” and a “lack of cooperation and respect” following United’s 2-0 win over Ajax in Stockholm in May.

Mohamed Salah, Gabriel Jesus, Tammy Abraham: Names of the Premier League, week 3

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‘He Told Me I Was A F**ker’ – UEFA Doping Official Reveals Precise Nature Of Phil Jones’ Angry Europa League Final Rant

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Phil Jones is currently serving a three-match European ban afterbeing found guilty of abusing language toward UEFA officials in the aftermath of the Europa League final.

Jones was an unused substitute in Manchester United's 2-0 win over Ajax in Stockholm but was still selected to undergo a random drug test after the final whistle.

Manchester United defender’s performance gives England a boost

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Manchester United’s 4-0 victory over West Ham on Sunday featured a host of impressive performances, with the likes of Nemanja Matic and Romelu Lukaku amongst the players rightly praised for their displays.

However, one player whose performance went under the radar somewhat was defender Phil Jones.

Man Utd: Phil Jones Given Two-Match Ban For Using ‘Abusive Language’ In Front Of UEFA Drug Test Officials

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"So I says to him, 'F**k off, you white-coat, p*ss-bottling UEFA tw*tshaft! There's no f**king way I'm widdling in that f**king cup so you can f**k yourself right off!'"

Phil Jones will be banned for the first of Manchester United's Champions League group games after being found guilty of abusing UEFA officials in the aftermath of the Europa League final.

Man Utd ‘in trouble’ with injuries – Mourinho

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United’s mounting injury problems mean they are “in trouble” going into the season’s decisive weeks, according to manager Jose Mourinho.

Mourinho lost Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimiovic to injury during Thursday’s Europa League quarter-final win over Anderlecht, the pair joining Phil Jones, Chris Smalling and Juan Mata on the sidelines.

Man Utd ‘in trouble’ with injuries – Mourinho

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United’s mounting injury problems mean they are “in trouble” going into the season’s decisive weeks, according to manager Jose Mourinho.

Mourinho lost Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimiovic to injury during Thursday’s Europa League quarter-final win over Anderlecht, the pair joining Phil Jones, Chris Smalling and Juan Mata on the sidelines.

England’s Smalling out of Lithuania qualifier

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London (AFP) – Manchester United defender Chris Smalling is injured and will play no part in England’s World Cup qualifier with Lithuania on Sunday, the Football Association said on Friday.

In his place Middlesbrough’s Ben Gibson got his first senior England call-up for the match at Wembley.

England’s Smalling out of Lithuania qualifier

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London (AFP) – Manchester United defender Chris Smalling is injured and will play no part in England’s World Cup qualifier with Lithuania on Sunday, the Football Association said on Friday.

In his place Middlesbrough’s Ben Gibson got his first senior England call-up for the match at Wembley.

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.

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.

Video: Phil Jones rates other Man Utd defenders

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Manchester United: What is Jose Mourinho’s best team?

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United to sign Lindelof for £38m – but who is he?

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Reports today have claimed that Manchester United are close to signing Benfica's Victor Lindelof for £38m in the January transfer window.

The 22-year-old plays in defence and would be a welcomed addition to the squad, particularly if Eric Bailly leaves for the African Cup of Nations next month.

United to sign Lindelof for £38m – but who is he?

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Reports today have claimed that Manchester United are close to signing Benfica's Victor Lindelof for £38m in the January transfer window.

The 22-year-old plays in defence and would be a welcomed addition to the squad, particularly if Eric Bailly leaves for the African Cup of Nations next month.

Mourinho dismissal just ‘passion’, says Jones

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London (AFP) Manchester United centre-back Phil Jones has defended Jose Mourinho following the manager's latest dismissal, saying it was just an indication of his "passion".

Mourinho left himself exposed to the risk of sanctions from the Football Association after being sent to the stands for kicking a water bottle during United's 1-1 draw at home to West Ham United on Sunday.

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POLL: Which injured player would you most like to return first?

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Manchester United are currently enduring an injury crisis. It couldn't be worse timing, given the build up of fixtures and important games ahead.

Chris Smalling and Phil Jones were predicted to return in May, while Juan Mata has the potential to return for the very end of the season. Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic won't play again this season.

United, Mourinho and making a case for the defence

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The majority of Jose Mourinho's first season in charge at Manchester United has been dominated by one major issue: his side does not score enough goals. It is hard to argue with the criticism, for while United have only failed to score in five Premier League games this season, their profligacy in front of goal has meant they have struggled to put games to bed, which has in turn seen them drop precious points.

Mourinho ‘totally against’ international friendlies

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London (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he is “totally against” international friendlies following injuries to key central defenders Chris Smalling and Phil Jones on England duty.

Mourinho expects to be without five first-team players against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, including the injured Paul Pogba and suspended Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Mourinho ‘totally against’ international friendlies

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London (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he is “totally against” international friendlies following injuries to key central defenders Chris Smalling and Phil Jones on England duty.

Mourinho expects to be without five first-team players against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, including the injured Paul Pogba and suspended Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

TOP FIVE: Best things Jose Mourinho has done at Manchester United so far

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Other than the one about Anthony Martial, none of the worries outlinedin last month's TOP FIVE have really gone away. Manchester United have, of course, won a trophy since then—which was really nice—but have also missed out on a glorious opportunity to apply more pressure to those currently above them in the league by drawing at home with Bournemouth—which was really, really, really, really frustrating.