- Sat Sep 16 2:20 PM
London (AFP) – Swedish football great Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he will surprise many by performing better for Manchester United than he did before suffering a serious knee injury earlier this year. The 35-year-old veteran striker — who defied the critics in scoring 28 goals for United last season,...
- Sat Sep 16 1:25 AM
London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho backed Romelu Lukaku
to shine against his former club as early Premier League pace-setters Manchester United host Everton at Old Trafford on Sunday. United’s league record had been perfect until they were held to a 2-2 draw at Stoke last Saturday, although the disappo...
- Fri Sep 15 11:10 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has suggested that Romelu Lukaku
will struggle to match Wayne Rooney
’s Manchester United achievements, because the Premier League has become a much more demanding competition. Lukaku has made an impressive start to his United career since arriving...
- Fri Sep 15 10:40 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola says new Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe has plenty to prove before he can be considered on the same level as the all-time greats after Arsene Wenger said he could be the next Pele. The Arsenal manager heaped praise on the French teenage...
- Fri Sep 15 6:09 PM
Everton forward Wayne Rooney
returns to Old Trafford, home of his former club Manchester United, when the Toffees visit the Red Devils this Sunday, September 17, at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Rooney, who spent 13 years at United, is the club’s all-time top scorer with 253 goals. He has sc...
- Fri Sep 15 5:36 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola has challenged Yaya Toure
to win back his place in the Manchester City team after the veteran midfielder’s recent absence from the squad. The Ivorian has not featured this season and was left out of the party that travelled to Rotterdam for the c...
- Fri Sep 15 4:25 PM
London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho says he has ample options in his Manchester United squad to cope without injured midfielder Paul Pogba as Wayne Rooney
prepares to return to Old Trafford. Pogba is widely expected to be out of action for between a month and six weeks after damaging his hamstring just...
- Fri Sep 15 11:20 AM
London (AFP) – Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs
has tipped Gareth Barry
to reach 700 Premier League appearances, with the former England midfielder on the brink of matching the Welshman’s all-time record. Barry is set to equal Giggs’s record of 632 games when West Brom host West Ham on Saturda...
- Wed Sep 13 10:31 AM
London (AFP) – Paul Pogba could be out of action for “a few weeks” after suffering a suspected hamstring injury that took the shine off Manchester United’s successful return to the Champions League, manager Jose Mourinho said. United, who missed out on qualification for Europe’s premier club comp...
- Wed Sep 13 1:30 AM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United cannot be considered among the top band of teams in the Champions League, manager Jose Mourinho insisted after his side brushed aside Basel 3-0 on their competition return. Goals from substitutes Marouane Fellaini and Marcus Rashford sandwiche...
- Tue Sep 12 10:00 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Substitute Marouane Fellaini
proved an unlikely source of inspiration as Manchester United comfortably defeated Basel 3-0 on their return to the Champions League on Tuesday. Fellaini, a replacement for the injured Paul Pogba, gave United a 35th-minute lead at a...
- Mon Sep 11 11:56 AM
London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he was never tempted to join Manchester United, after it emerged the Old Trafford club approached him about succeeding Alex Ferguson in 2002. Former United chairman Martin Edwards revealed in his new autobiography that the club sounded out Wenger...
- Mon Sep 11 11:05 AM
London (AFP) – Manchester United’s Ander Herrera says team success is his top priority despite the frustrations of a lack of game time this season for the Premier League leaders. The club’s reigning player of the year, who made his first league start of the season in Saturday’s 2-2 draw against S...
- Mon Sep 11 2:39 AM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – He has twice stunned Old Trafford into silence on Champions League nights, but as Manchester United make their competition return, Jose Mourinho’s obligation is to make the old stadium roar. In 2004 his Porto side sensationally eliminated United in the Champion...
- Sun Sep 10 8:03 PM
London (AFP) – Manchester City crushed 10-man Liverpool, while Manchester United lost their 100 percent record. Chelsea maintained their revival and Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez endured a difficult return to action. Here are five things we learned from this weekend’s Premier League action: Bloodied E...
- Sun Sep 10 1:38 AM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola said Manchester City were lucky to have Kevin De Bruyne after the Belgium midfielder inspired his team to a resounding 5-0 victory over Premier League rivals Liverpool. De Bruyne created goals for Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus and had a hand in...
- Sun Sep 10 1:20 AM
Stoke-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho claimed his confidence in his Manchester United side remains intact despite seeing Stoke City end their perfect start to the Premier League season with a 2-2 draw. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting scored twice for the Potters, becoming the first playe...