Jose Mourinho has heaped praise on Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera for their “intensity and desire” following Wednesday's 2-2 draw with Arsenal at Old Trafford. The United boss will be hoping they can go to Fulham and seal a win over Claudio Ranieri’s team, ending their winless run of four matches. He said: "There are special players with special characteristics. Just to give you a couple of examples – Herrera, Rashford – they are the kind of players that even if their game
Premier League great has slammed Manchester United star. When Romelu Lukaku isn’t scoring for Manchester United, he brings 'nothing' to the table, according to Paul Ince. Lukaku, who has struggled to score goals this season, found the net at Southampton on December 1, and hadn't scored for the Red Devils since September 15 against Watford. His goal tally has been poor so far as he’s only been able to find the net five times - well off the pace of the current leader, Pierre-Em
Mourinho had a decision to make ahead of the Arsenal game - and made the right one, says United legend. Paul Ince is convinced Jose Mourinho made the right call to drop Paul Pogba when Manchester United hosted Arsenal on Wednesday. The former England international doesn’t think the World Cup winner is good enough to play week in week out for the Red Devils at the moment. "It feels like every time I speak about Man United, it's about Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku. I'm getting b
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho blames his side for not being able to seal a win over Arsenal at Old Trafford. Mourinho's Red Devils played out a 2-2 draw with the Gunners on Wednesday evening as they dropped down to ninth in the Premier League table, making it four games without a win in the league. David de Gea's mistake handed Arsenal the opener in the 26th minute but United responded via Anthony Martial four minutes later with a close-range strike. Alexandre Lacazett
When Jose Mourinho was first unveiled as the new Manchester United manager in May 2016, I went on record as saying that they’d “hired the wrong man at the right time”. After all, while the Portuguese was (and never will be) a stylistic match for the Red Devils, his winning mentality and ability to attract some of the world’s best players was desperately required after three years of relative stagnation under the leadership David Moyes and Louis Van Gaal. This made the capture
Jose Mourinho has praised Marouane Fellaini after the Belgian's late goal against Young Boys in the Champions League helped Manchester United seal a spot in the knock-out stages of Europe's elite competition. Fellaini is finally receiving the recognition and credit he deserves as 'he did many times what strikers couldn’t do which is score goals in important moments'. “I think now he’s getting [the credit], I think until I came probably no but I think now everyone gives him wh
Manchester United need to bounce back to winning ways following last week's 0-0 draw against Crystal Palace in the Premier League. The Red Devils produced an abysmal performance against the Eagles at Old Trafford, a display that sees United seven points away from the top four. However, Mourinho is keen for his side to seal three points when they travel to the St Mary's this weekend. "We need points and we have a Champions League match in December – but it is a Champion League
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed Alexis Sanchez will be sidelined for a “long time” due to a hamstring injury he got in training on Thursday. The former Gunner, who has struggled to replicate the form he had at the Emirates since joining in January, has sustained an 'aggressive muscular injury', according to Mourinho. “No scans yet but the player is experienced, the player knows what the injury is and also from the top of my experience, the painful scream
Ferdinand believes Gomez can become England's best defender. Rio Ferdinand has heaped praise on Joe Gomez as he reckons the Liverpool defender is 'on the march to be the best defender in England'. The Manchester United legend said the 21-year-old - who has become a regular starter for the Anfield club - is fearless and has the attributes to become one of the best in the world. "He’s on the march to be the best defender in Englnd. I rate him highly," Ferdinand told BT Sport pr
Scholes compared the performance last night to the last-16 tie with Sevilla at Old Trafford last season. Paul Scholes wasn’t happy with how Manchester United performed against Young Boys on Tuesday as he branded their display as "awful" and "terrible". Despite the Red Devils winning 1-0 with a Marouane Fellaini strike in the dying minute of the Champions League game, the United legend said the match reminded him of the last-16 game with Sevilla at Old Trafford last season, wh
Jose Mourinho has heaped praise on David de Gea after his brilliant performance in Manchester United’s win over Young Boys in the Champions League on Tuesday night. The Spaniard produced a great save while the game was 0-0 before Marouane Fellaini fired home to seal a spot in the last 16 of Europe’s elite competition. However, the Red Devils boss is convinced the “world-class” shotstopper, who joined from Atletico Madrid in 2011, will sign a new contract and stay at Old Traf
Mourinho will be "scratching his head" for which starting XI to play, says football expert. Manchester United great Gary Neville bemoans his former side's lack of consistency after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Crystal Palace at Old Trafford. The former United right-back has labelled Mourinho's team as "inconsistent" and believes it's the main reason why they are not in the run for the Premier League title this season. "I didn't go to Old Trafford but I spoke to people who
Man Utd boss hails the south London club. Mourinho bemoans United display vs Crystal Palace. Jose Mourinho wasn't happy with his Manchester United players for their below-par performance in their 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace on Saturday. The Red Devils continued their poor home run when they hosted the Eagles at Old Trafford, a result that sees them sit 14 points off Premier League leaders Manchester City. However, following the match, Mourinho told Sky Sports: "[It's] a bad
Pep compares result to Man Utd and Real Madrid's. City boss wants his side 'back soon to where' they 'normally are'. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says his side weren’t at their best despite their 4-0 win over West Ham on Saturday. The Spaniard believes his Citizens were “a little lucky” with their goal margin against Manuel Pellegrini’s Hammers. The Premier League champions are unbeaten 13 games into their title defence, with two-points clear off Liverpool at the summit
With Cesc Fabregas on the outskirts of the Chelsea team and his contract running out in the summer, where could the Spanish midfielder move? Chelsea have enjoyed an unbeaten start to life under new manager Maurizio Sarri and there has been a number of players who have thrived under the management of the popular Italian. With the high pressing style and the quick transitions from front to back this suits the style of many of the players and especially in such a multi-talented
There’s a great platform for Anthony Martial at Manchester United, according to Louis Saha.
The former United striker doesn’t see any reason why his fellow country man, who is in fine form at the moment, should leave Old Trafford.
"He should stay because he has got a great platform," Saha, speaking at a Football for Peace event, said.
"Of course he needs to understand the long-term plan is there for him because it is a personal career - it is not only about the club. R
Arsenal legend Paul Merson is convinced Manchester United will seal a win over Crystal Palace this weekend. Jose Mourinho's Red Devils host The Eagles on Saturday as United, sitting in 8th spot, look to bounce back to winning ways after the Manchester derby defeat. They will also be keen to climb up the Premier League table following a below-par start to the 2018-19 season that sees them 12 points adrift of leaders City. However, the former Gunner told Sky Sports: "A very com
Image Source: Mirror. Didier Drogba says his former boss Jose Mourinho is still the Special One — and would have won the title “two or three times” if he was the Manchester City manager. Mourinho’s side haven’t started the season on a high as they sit in eighth spot in the Premier League table, with their style of play constantly being scrutinised. However, Chelsea icon Drogba reckons the Red Devils manager, who enjoyed great success in two spells in charge at Stamford Bridge
The Man City boss landed himself in hot water over what he had to say about Anthony Taylor. Pep Guardiola has escaped a ban after being warned by the FA over his referee comments ahead of the Manchester derby. City boss Guardiola was asked to explain his comments about ref Anthony Taylor who comes from Altricham and his appointment caused uproar among City fans. FA rules state refs cannot talk about referees before games. Guardiola said at the time: "He is going to try to do
Alex Sandro has made it clear he would like to play in the Premier League someday. The Juventus full-back, who is currently in England, for Brazil's friendly against Cameroon in Milton Keynes, has recently been linked with Chelsea and Manchester United, but also confirmed he is happy plying his trade at the Turin. "I think one day, who knows what will happen. I have a desire to play in the Premier League," Alex Sandro said as the Telegraph quoted. "But right now I'm very happ