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Man Utd back Mourinho and deny Zidane interest

Man Utd back Mourinho and deny Zidane interest

Jose Mourinho failed to win a major trophy at Manchester United last season and finished second in the Premier League Manager Jose Mourinho retains the full backing of Manchester United’s board despite Sunday’s 3-2 Premier League defeat at Brighton. The result and performance has attracted widespread criticism. Mourinho is the favourite to be the next […]

Claudio Bravo: Man City goalkeeper ruptures Achilles tendon

Claudio Bravo: Man City goalkeeper ruptures Achilles tendon

Claudio Bravo featured in just three Premier League games for Manchester City in 2017-18 Manchester City’s Chilean goalkeeper Claudio Bravo suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon in training on Monday. The 35-year-old had scans in Manchester to confirm the injury and he will fly to Barcelona for further tests on Thursday. Bravo’s injury leaves City reliant […]

Hodgson ‘angered as potential good result taken’ from Palace

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Premier League ‘hype’ stunts domestic talent, says Brighton’s Murray

Premier League ‘hype’ stunts domestic talent, says Brighton’s Murray

Glenn Murray scored his first goal of the 2018-19 season in Brighton’s 3-2 win over Manchester United on Sunday Brighton striker Glenn Murray says Premier League “hype” is preventing talented players from lower leagues realising their potential in England. Premier League clubs spent about £880m of a £1.2bn transfer outlay on overseas players in the […]

I couldn’t care less about title talk, says Klopp after win at Palace

I couldn’t care less about title talk, says Klopp after win at Palace

James Milner has never lost a Premier League game in which he has scored, extending his record to 48 Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he was “not interested in sending a statement” to his side’s title rivals after victory over Crystal Palace gave them a second successive Premier League win. The Reds – who finished […]

Jose Mourinho: Former England striker Ian Wright fears for Man Utd boss

Jose Mourinho: Former England striker Ian Wright fears for Man Utd boss

Jose Mourinho failed to win a major trophy at Manchester United last season There is “blood in the water” at Manchester United amid apparent discord behind the scenes, says former Arsenal and England striker Ian Wright. United manager Jose Mourinho said his side made “incredible mistakes” as they lost 3-2 at Brighton on Sunday. Wright […]

Brighton 3-2 Manchester United: Jose Mourinho must right body-language issues

Brighton 3-2 Manchester United: Jose Mourinho must right body-language issues

If Manchester City or Liverpool approach fixtures at Brighton with the tactical set-up and collective body language Manchester United did, I will be stunned. After a defeat in which Paul Pogba said United lacked “hunger”, I am keen not to overreact but some fans will be raging as their side looked like they did not […]

These two are in, but who else makes Garth Crooks’ team of the week?

These two are in, but who else makes Garth Crooks’ team of the week?

Premier League champions Manchester City put six past Huddersfield, Brighton recorded another famous victory over Manchester United, and Chelsea edged a five-goal thriller at home to London rivals Arsenal. Elsewhere, Harry Kane ended his August goal drought as Tottenham beat Fulham, and Everton’s summer signing Richarlison scored again in their win over Southampton. Bournemouth and […]

‘They had more anger’ – Pogba criticises Man Utd attitude at Brighton

‘They had more anger’ – Pogba criticises Man Utd attitude at Brighton

Brighton have now beaten Manchester United in three successive home league games Manchester United did not show the right attitude in their surprise Premier League defeat at Brighton, says captain Paul Pogba. The Seagulls, who beat Jose Mourinho’s side at the Amex Stadium in May to retain their top-flight status, stunned their visitors by scoring […]

‘He is in incredible condition’ – Aguero hits hat-trick in thumping Man City win

‘He is in incredible condition’ – Aguero hits hat-trick in thumping Man City win

Sergio Aguero has scored 13 hat-tricks for Manchester City Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola said Sergio Aguero is in the best condition he has seen him in, after the striker scored a superb hat-trick in a thumping win over Huddersfield. Aguero opened the scoring in the first half before adding two goals after the break […]

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