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Ian Wright claims Paul Pogba would be doing better at Manchester City than he is at Man United

Ian Wright claims Paul Pogba would be doing better at Manchester City than he is at Man United

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Paul Pogba would be enjoying more success and confidence at Manchester City under Pep Guardiola than he is at Manchester United, Ian Wright has claimed. The Arsenal legend suggested Pogba’s current situation would not be occurring across the city at Man United’s local title rivals. The Frenchman has been the centre of attention recently after a reported dispute with manager Jose Mourinho over his best position in the side and a couple of poor performances. Pogba was woeful, alongside the rest of the side, against both Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United in 2-0 and 1-0 defeats away from home respectively. As the starman, who cost £89m in July 2016 as he returned from Serie A side Juventus, the attention is always on him. He was ill for United’s 2-0 win against Huddersfield Town in the FA
4-3-3 v Arsenal: Guardiola without these 2 Man City players for this week's cup final; Stats and Predictions

4-3-3 v Arsenal: Guardiola without these 2 Man City players for this week's cup final; Stats and Predictions

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4-3-3 v Arsenal: Guardiola without these 2 Man City players for this week's cup final; Stats and Predictions - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester City vs Arsenal English League Cup 2017/18 25th February, 16:30 pm BST Wembley Stadium, London Live Stream: Watch Manchester City vs Arsenal live on Sky Go Manchester City vs Arsenal Preview Manchester City host Arsenal in the League cup this weekend and they will be looking to get their hands on the trophy. Pep Guardiola has a very good track record in finals and City will be firm favourites to win here. Meanwhile, Arsenal will be heading into this game on the back of a defeat against Oestersunds. The Gunners need to improve a lot in order to compete with City for the trophy. Arsene Wenger’s men have been dreadful away from ho...
Paul Ince compares Mourinho’s Man United to German national side for this reason

Paul Ince compares Mourinho’s Man United to German national side for this reason

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Jose Mourinho is setting up his Manchester United side to flourish in the latter stages of the season, according to former-Red Paul Ince. The Portuguese manager may be looking to ensure a strong finish from his side, suggested Ince, with the Reds still in the UEFA Champions League and FA Cup. A 0-0 draw against Sevilla away from home means Man United need any kind of win at Old Trafford in the second leg in a couple of weeks time to ensure progress in Europe’s elite club competition. Meanwhile, United beat Huddersfield Town comfortably with two goals from Romelu Lukaku and will face Brighton & Hove Albion in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup. Mourinho has four European trophies to his name and countless domestic cups. His CV is not in doubt, but United don’t look capable, at this stage
Yaya Toure could be Man City’s greatest of all time but is set for sad ending

Yaya Toure could be Man City’s greatest of all time but is set for sad ending

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What could have been One journalist has claimed that midfielder Yaya Toure could have been a Manchester City great but be seen as that for one reason. The Ivorian was once the driving force behind Man City’s transformation and was considered one of the best players in the Premier League. Though, it’s been a very different story since Pep Guardiola became a factor. While Man City are still thriving with Toure, there is no doubt that it’s not been great for the midfielder. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) Several falling outs have occurred and now he plays a bit part role, with only six starts this season. With the player set to also miss out on a spot in the Carabao Cup final side, Mirror journalist Simon Mullock has claimed that Toure has been great but his end at
I put him next to Maradona: Tottenham man raves about 62-cap international star

I put him next to Maradona: Tottenham man raves about 62-cap international star

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I put him next to Maradona: Tottenham man raves about 62-cap international star - originally posted on Sportslens.com Mauricio Pochettino has showered heaps of praise on Belgian midfielder Mousa Dembele. The 30-year-old Spurs midfielder is enjoying a superb campaign and has produced some eye-catching performances. Pochettino rates him highly and hailed him as a genius earlier this season. The Argentine says that Dembele is an “unbelievable” talent, and has put him next to legendary players like Ronaldinho and Maradona. “Look what I don’t want to compare with another. I can only talk about him because I know very well him after nearly four years,” said Pochettino about Dembele, as quoted by Football London. “And I told you and then some people use my wor...
Man United make fresh approach for this talented 26yo midfielder: report

Man United make fresh approach for this talented 26yo midfielder: report

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Manchester United have ramped up their interest in Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri ahead of the summer transfer window, according to reports. Jose Mourinho has expressed a desire to add reinforcements in midfield ahead of Michael Carrick‘s retirement and Marouane Fellaini‘s likely departure. And Seri, having come close to joining Barcelona last summer, has emerged as one of Man United’s main targets ahead of the transfer window. According to the Mirror‘s David McDonnell, Paul Pogba’s recent lapse in form has prompted United to reestablish their interest in the Ivorian midfielder. Of course, the notion that Pogba is now on his way out after a handful of poor performances is the kind of hyperbolic drivel you’d expect from the Mirror. Any news story that
Man United blow: Attacker’s contract extension talks reach breaking point

Man United blow: Attacker’s contract extension talks reach breaking point

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Negotiations between Mnachster United and forward Anthony Martial have stalled and left the forward uncertain over his future at Old Trafford, according to French source RMC. The French winger’s current contract is set to expire in the summer of 2019 and the club have the option to extend this by an additional year. Martial’s agent last met with Manchester United club officials back in December of 2017, however, a proposal has not been forthcoming, with talks reaching breaking point. Out of favour BURNLEY, ENGLAND – JANUARY 20: Anthony Martial of Manchester United celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor on January 20, 2018 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) &nbs
England to attempt to snatch Man United’s Scott McTominay away from Scotland next month – report

England to attempt to snatch Man United’s Scott McTominay away from Scotland next month – report

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England will attempt to pip Scotland to Manchester United’s young midfielder Scott McTominay, suggest ESPN FC. The 21-year-old began to break through at Man United at the back end of last season and has earned the trust of manager Jose Mourinho with a number of composed and solid performances since becoming a first team matchday squad regular in this campaign. He’s now made 16 appearances for the club’s first team, with nine of those starts, after starting in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg against Sevilla, a 0-0 draw against the La Liga side. Mourinho has urged new Scotland manager Alex McLeish to give McTominay his first senior call-up. Born in England, but with Scottish heritage, McTominay has previously indicated a preference to Scotland, but has represented neither cou