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The Sun - Mon Nov 6 10:30 PM
JOSE MOURINHO has been sounded out by Paris Saint-Germain on being their next manager. Contact was made between the French champions and Mourinho’s representatives. It has been made clear that he is committed to Manchester United. But big-spending PSG have left the offer open should things change...
The Sun - Mon Nov 6 8:28 PM
ERIC DIER has finally revealed what happened after he was caught chatting to Jose Mourinho last season. Mauricio Pochettino was left seething when the midfielder embraced the Portuguese boss in the tunnel following United’s win over Spurs. In Pochettino’s new book, he said Mourinho and Dier passe...
The Sun - Mon Nov 6 7:59 PM
JOSE MOURINHO has hinted that Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be one of three first-team stars ready to return for United’s hectic Christmas schedule. The Swede hasn’t featured for the Red Devils since he tore his anterior cruciate ligaments against Anderlecht in April. But the veterans recovery time has...
The Sun - Mon Nov 6 7:22 PM
JESSE LINGARD’S season has hit a new slow. Twitter exploded with taunts after the England winger, 24, was outpaced by 39-year-old referee Anthony Taylor in Manchester United’s 1-0 loss at Chelsea. Lingard should have been the pace in the pack when United boss Jose Mourinho brought him on to try t...
The Sun - Mon Nov 6 5:20 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED fans should get behind boss Jose Mourinho – even though his brand of football isn’t “exciting”. That’s the opinion of former United chairman Martin Edwards, who was quick to point out that Mourinho has already won two trophies in his first season. Speaking on the Warm Down podca...
The Sun - Mon Nov 6 4:49 PM
MANCHESTER CITY, Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester United boast four of the top five most valuable squads in Europe. According to data from the CIES Football Observatory, just ONE squad from outside of the Premier League even crack the top five. Barcelona come in third in the list, with Pep Guard...
The Sun - Mon Nov 6 4:41 PM
IS it any wonder West Ham fans are underwhelmed at the prospect of David Moyes taking the helm? He fell flat on his face at Manchester United. He bombed at Real Sociedad. And he stank the place out at Sunderland, taking them down to the Championship for the first time in a decade. Still, he’s …
The Sun - Mon Nov 6 3:43 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED lied to bring in Sir Alex Ferguson, it has been revealed. With Ron Atkinson all set for the boot after a disastrous 4-1 League Cup defeat to Southampton in 1986, United chairman targetted then-Aberdeen boss Ferguson. And incredibly, Edwards admitted a club director pretended to...
The Sun - Mon Nov 6 2:53 PM
ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC hilariously broke tradition to hand out the Swedish league title himself. Never one to miss an opportunity to be the centre of attention, the injured Manchester United striker returned to his homeland to enjoy the title celebrations with former club Malmo. But, not content with...
The Sun - Mon Nov 6 1:29 PM
BARCELONA spy Robert Fernandez and two AC Milan chiefs were spotted at Stamford Bridge on Sunday for Chelsea vs Manchester United. The La Liga giants have recently been linked with Man United duo Ander Herrera and Anthony Martial, according to reports in Europe. Meanwhile, Milan bosses have consi...
The Sun - Mon Nov 6 12:29 PM
N’GOLO KANTE did his best to explain why David Luiz was left out to stew in the stands instead of facing Manchester United. Luiz was dropped for the 1-0 victory amid simmering tensions between himself and Chelsea boss Antonio Conte. It was even reported that the Brazilian defender was made to be...
The Sun - Mon Nov 6 11:44 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED star Marouane Fellaini could be on his way out of Old Trafford, after Turkish giants Besiktas sent scouts to Chelsea for Sunday’s showdown. Fellaini, 29, had been on the radar of a host of clubs during the summer window, with Jose Mourinho unwilling to sell. The move reaped inst...
The Sun - Mon Nov 6 11:16 AM
DAVID LUIZ was made to be one of the ball boys in an 11 v 11 training match in the build-up to Chelsea’s victory over Manchester United. The humiliating experience, as reported by The Telegraph, followed ticking offs by boss Antonio Conte following poor displays in two Champions League games with...
The Sun - Mon Nov 6 9:54 AM
REAL MADRID ended their recent mini crisis with a 3-0 win over Las Palmas, meaning everyone was happy. Well, almost everyone — Cristiano Ronaldo once again failed to get his name on the scoresheet As Sergio Ramos explained after the match: “If he doesn’t score, he goes home in a bad mood.” So, fo...
The Sun - Mon Nov 6 9:53 AM
TIRED and beaten Manchester United players arrive home after a 1-0 defeat to Chelsea and TWO-HOUR train delay. Marouane Fellaini kept his eyes glued to the floor as he, Antonio Valencia and Daley Blind made their way through Stockport train station. Jose Mourinho’s men would have been hoping for...
The Sun - Mon Nov 6 12:02 AM
MANCHESTER CITY and Chelsea were the big winners in the title race as United lost ground on their cross-town rivals. City beat Arsenal as United lost at Stamford Bridge, while Everton came from 2-0 down to win a thrilling encounter with Watford at Goodison Park. And of course we have ALL the Prem...
The Sun - Sun Nov 5 10:30 PM
NOW the fear among neutrals has to be that Manchester City are going to walk away with this. I said before the start of the Premier League season that I thought Manchester United would win the title. But this start by Pep Guardiola’s team has been something else. The visit of Arsenal was supposed...
The Sun - Sun Nov 5 10:23 PM
JUVENTUS have joined Manchester United and Real Madrid in tracking Basel loan star Dimitri Oberlin. The Switzerland Under-21 striker has turned heads with three goals and an assist in his four Champions League games this season. The Red Bull Salzburg starlet has thrived in temporary spells with t...
The Sun - Sun Nov 5 7:44 PM
JOSE MOURINHO was left standing like a statue at the end of Manchester United’s 1-0 defeat to Chelsea after Antonio Conte failed to meet for a handshake. Customary at the end of 90 minutes, managers are expected to come together to show mutual respect in the Beautiful Game. But after Alvaro Morat...
The Sun - Sun Nov 5 6:21 PM
THE Premier League table does not lie. Jose Mourinho is already eight points behind Pep’s free-scoring Manchester City side. That hurts. So, too, does a defeat like this. To Chelsea. To the champions. To Antonio Conte. You just know how much Jose Mourinho will hate a setback like this. Stamford B...
The Sun - Sun Nov 5 6:04 PM
JUVENTUS have joined Manchester United and Real Madrid in tracking Basel loan star Dimitri Oberlin. The Switzerland Under-21 striker has turned heads with three goals and an assist in his four Champions League games this season. The Red Bull Salzburg starlet has thrived in temporary spells with t...
The Sun - Sun Nov 5 5:49 PM
ANTONIO CONTE insists David Luiz was left out of the Chelsea squad for the visit of Manchester United for tactical reasons. The maverick Brazilian defender was replaced by Andreas Christensen. He did not even make the bench with 17-year-old Ethan Ampadu being preferred. Italian boss Conte was ada...
The Sun - Sun Nov 5 5:00 PM
JOSE MOURINHO delivered an incredible snub to Eden Hazard before the Chelsea versus Manchester United game today. “The Special One” acknowledged the Chelsea players with a handshake or a friendly tap as they came out of the tunnel prior to the Premier League clash. Mourinho welcomes all Chelsea p...
The Sun - Sun Nov 5 4:40 PM
ERIC DIER has finally revealed what happened after he was caught chatting to Jose Mourinho last season. Mauricio Pochettino was left seething when the midfielder embraced the Portuguese boss in the tunnel following United’s win over Spurs. In Pochettino’s new book, he said Mourinho and Dier passe...
The Sun - Sun Nov 5 4:01 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED take on Chelsea at Goodison Park as the hosts look to mount a surge to retain their Premier League title. Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho meanwhile will be looking to keep the heat on league leaders Manchester City on his return to Stamford Bridge.
The Sun - Sun Nov 5 2:23 PM
JOSE MOURINHO has poured cold water on suggestions that he doesn’t speak to Ander Herrera. The Spanish midfielder spoke out in frustration after Manchester United’s away defeat at Huddersfield two weeks ago. That prompted stories of a fall-out between the two. But United boss Mourinho insists not...
The Sun - Sun Nov 5 12:29 PM
GABRIEL HEINZE is favourite to be named Rennes’ new manager, according to reports in France. A 1-0 victory over Bordeaux on Friday saw the resignation of president Rene Reullo, and plunged boss Christian Gourcuff’s future into doubt. L’Equipe report general manager Oliver Letang is working on fin...
The Sun - Sun Nov 5 10:20 AM
JOSE MOURINHO is demanding a £3million pay rise at Manchester United, according to reports. The self-proclaimed Special One has been at Old Trafford for nearly one-and-a-half seasons — winning three trophies in that time. Despite criticism over his style of play, the Red Devils are still in the r...
The Sun - Sun Nov 5 9:05 AM
CHELSEA host Manchester United in the pick of the weekend’s action on Sunday afternoon. Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho prepare to go head-to-head once more, with more sub-plots to get your heads around than an episode of Game Of Thrones. First of all, there’s the return of the Special One to Wes...
The Sun - Sun Nov 5 9:04 AM
AFTER the Halloween horror show against Roma comes a visit from a ghost of the past for Chelsea. Jose Mourinho, the most successful manager in the Blues’ history, returns to Stamford Bridge on Sunday with his Manchester United side. At the start of the season the two clubs’ ambitions were aligned...
The Sun - Sun Nov 5 8:32 AM
ANTOINE GRIEZMANN’S brother has hit out at Atletico Madrid’s playing style in an incredible Twitter rant. The France international was once again substituted by boss Diego Simeone. Griezmann has found the back of the net just three times in La Liga this term, and Rojiblancos boss insisted he can...
The Sun - Sun Nov 5 1:53 AM
MANCHESTER United hardman Marouane Fellaini is suing sportswear giant New Balance for £2.1million — claiming their boots hurt his feet. The Belgian star signed a four-year boot deal in 2012 but is demanding damages after they walked away from a new £600, 000-a-year contract. Mop-haired Fellaini,...
The Sun - Sun Nov 5 1:21 AM
RIO Ferdinand has been challenged to a boxing match by a 16-stone footballer known as The Beast. England and Man Utd hero Rio, 38, is being coached by ex-world champ Richie Woodhall as he tries to get his professional fighting licence. Now Wycombe Wanderers’ heavyweight cult hero Adebayo Akinfenw...
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 11:24 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED fear England Under-17 ace Angel Gomes will be snatched by Barcelona. Last season Gomes became the youngest player to play for United’s first team since Duncan Edwards. But Barca sense there is a chance to sign the midfielder who was in England’s U-17 World Cup-winning squad. Gom...
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 10:46 PM
DAVID LUIZ is set to be axed for Chelsea’s biggest game of the season. The Brazilian, 30, could pay a heavy price after the Blues slumped to a shocking 3-0 defeat at Roma in the Champions League on Tuesday. Antonio Conte trained with Andreas Christensen in a back three in training on the eve of …
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 10:30 PM
JOSE MOURINHO has been invited to dinner by Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich after today’s game at Stamford Bridge. It is not known if the Manchester United manager has accepted. But the curious invite comes at a time when Blues boss Antonio Conte is under increasing pressure. Abramovich twice appo...
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 10:29 PM
ROMELU LUKAKU is expecting a barrage of boos at Chelsea today — but reckons it is his destiny to score. The striker, who snubbed Blues in favour of a £75million summer move to Manchester United, is desperate to end his six-game run without a goal. “Romelu knows he is going to get booed when he …
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 7:43 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED’S Class of ’92 were reunited on Friday as they launched new Adidas trainers in retro jackets. The Neville brothers were joined by David Beckham, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Ryan Giggs as they all donned the bright-red shoes. Beckham and co wore the snazzy tracksuit jackets – re...
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 6:38 PM
ANTHONY MARTIAL insists he is relishing his Manchester United super-sub role – after admitting he struggled last season. The £36milion France striker, who sunk Tottenham last weekend, believes he is hungrier than sharper than ever after winning the trust of Old Trafford boss Jose Mourinho. Martia...
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 5:08 PM
CELTIC sensation Kieran Tierney has been tipped to reject a move to the Premier League and sign for Real Madrid. The 20-year-old left-back has been linked with a high profile switches to both Manchester United and Arsenal despite penning a new six-year deal. Tierney has been sensational in the H...
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 3:59 PM
PAUL POGBA was a notable absentee from the Manchester United side that travelled to London ahead of Sunday’s clash with Chelsea. The Red Devils boarded a train down south from Stockport station without the French international, while Marouane Fellaini and Marcos Rojo both travelled with the squad...
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 3:45 PM
IN arguably this weekend’s biggest clash, Manchester United travel to West London to take on Chelsea in the Premier League. While the game itself is a big enough talking point, the showdown has an intriguing sub-plot, as Jose Mourinho returns to Stamford Bridge. The Special One, 54, spent nearly...
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 3:44 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED have it all to do this weekend when they travel to Stamford Bridge to take on Chelsea. The Red Devils have raced off to a better start than their opponents on Sunday, to sit second in the Premier League with 23 points from their first ten games. Jose Mourinho led his team to …
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 3:44 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED boss Jose Mourinho has snubbed an invitation to club supporters group to discuss his concerns about the atmosphere at Old Trafford. Some fans vented their frustration when the United boss replaced Marcus Rashford with Anthony Martial, who went on to score the winner against Tott...
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 1:31 PM
HUDDERSFIELD host West Brom in their first game back at the John Smith’s Stadium since their incredible 2-1 victoryover Manchester United. But Tony Pulis’ Baggies are likely to provide a different test by sitting deep and looking to soak up the Terriers’ pressure.
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 1:27 PM
WILLIAN has revealed Antonio Conte is “very closed” and “hardly ever talks to the players”. Chelsea’s Italian boss is under a lot of pressure at Stamford Bridge following the disappointing 3-0 defeat at Roma. There has been talk of Conte losing his job if he doesn’t turn things around quickly, an...
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 12:39 PM
N’GOLO KANTE is reportedly set for a return tomorrow when Chelsea host Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. His presence will be a boost for under-fire boss Antonio Conte who has felt the Frenchman’s absence in the midfield during the six games he has been sidelined. According to The Times, Cont...
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 12:36 PM
CESC FABREGAS has no desire to play anywhere other than Chelsea despite his age and the growing interest from Manchester United The 30-year-old midfielder hopes he has many years at the top of his game, preferably at Chelsea where he trains ‘every day as hard as possible’. The Spanish star feels...
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 11:09 AM
ALVARO MORATA may still exchange texts, jokes and banter with old boss Jose Mourinho, but he sees him as his rival and is happy that he chose to move to London, not Manchester. The Spain international claims he made the move from Madrid to Stamford Bridge despite having offers from Manchester Uni...
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 10:22 AM
JOSE MOURINHO thinks he should complain about fitness problems publicly like “any other manager” in a bid to earn sympathy. It appears to be a dig at Chelsea boss Antonio Conte ahead of their crunch clash on Sunday. The Portuguese boss seems keen seek out ways to engage Conte in the mind games ma...
The Sun - Sat Nov 4 9:34 AM
JOSE MOURINHO has made Toni Kroos Manchester United’s No1 priority next summer, according to reports. The German midfielder has won everything in the game, and is one of the most technically gifted ball-players current active. Kroos is a fundamental piece of Zinedine Zidane’s team alongside Luka...
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 10:53 PM
JOSE MOURINHO stoked his feud with Antonio Conte, saying the Italian was lucky to inherit his team. The Special One led Chelsea to the title in 2015, and Conte won the Premier League with them last season. And Mourinho, who returns to Stamford Bridge with Manchester United on Sunday, said: “I wou...
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 8:52 PM
MARSEILLE have suspended Patrice Evra after he kicked a fan following a heated exchange. The ex-Manchester United left-back launched a stunning attack on a supporter before their Europa League clash on Thursday. Evra, 36, completely lost his cool following a heated exchange before throwing a left...
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 8:13 PM
MARSEILLE have suspended Patrice Evra after he kicked a fan following a heated exchange. The ex-Manchester United left-back launched a stunning attack on a supporter before their Europa League clash on Thursday. Evra, 36, completely lost his cool following a heated exchange before throwing a left...
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 6:49 PM
JOSE MOURINHO returns to his former stomping ground as he looks for a win at Stamford Bridge to put Manchester United back in the title race. The Special One has yet to see his side score a goal at Stamford Bridge as United lost 4-0 and 1-0 away to Antonio Conte’s men last season.
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 4:47 PM
HUDDERSFIELD take on West Brom in their first game back at the John Smith’s Stadium since their incredible 2-1 triumph over Manchester United. But Tony Pulis’ Baggies will provide a different test as they sit deep and look to soak up the Terriers’ pressure.
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 2:24 PM
ANTONIO CONTE says now is the time he will find out whether his Chelsea players are winners or losers. Chelsea take on Manchester United on Sunday knowing defeat could spell the end of the realistic hopes of retaining their Premier League title. The midweek 3-0 defeat to Roma has hit hard in the...
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 2:17 PM
N’GOLO KANTE arrived in his much-loved Mini for Chelsea training on Friday as he faces a race against time to be fit for Sunday’s clash with Manchester United. The French midfielder has missed the last six matches with a hamstring injury, with the Premier League champions only keeping one clean s...
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 2:07 PM
It seems like each time Jose Mourinho is asked a question about his United team, he uses it as an opportunity to launch a calculated and verbal attack on someone or something completely different. Since he was appointed United manager 18 months ago, we’ve seen him take aim at the ‘experts’, his o...
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 12:14 PM
ANTONIO CONTE squaring up to Jose Mourinho is hardly a battle of physical heavyweights. You’d even have them as underdogs in a two-man tag match against boxer Anthony Joshua. Yet 42, 000 fans will pack Stamford Bridge on Sunday and millions more will watch on TV with the latest chapter of a long...
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 11:47 AM
BARCELONA and Arsenal have been boosted in their pursuit of Dayot Upamecano after it was revealed he has an £89m release clause. The RB Leipzig defender has become one of the hottest commodities in Europe with the German side and is wanted by a host of clubs. Premier League duo the Gunners and Ma...
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 11:47 AM
JOSE MOURINHO has revealed the phone call from Nemanja Matic’s agent that sparked his Manchester United move. The Serbian was sold by Chelsea to their Premier League rivals in a £40million move that had many Blues fans scratching their heads. But Mourinho says it was Matic’s agent that rang him a...
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 10:12 AM
JOSE MOURINHO left a Madrid court saying the “case is closed” after paying a fee to settle the charges of £2.9million tax fraud brought against him. The Manchester United manager always denied any wrongdoing and spoke to reporters after a brief hearing in the Spanish capital. He said: “I was told...
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 10:05 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED defender Luke Shaw is looking to return to Southampton in January, if Ryan Bertand moves to Manchester City, according to reports. The Mirror report, the United full-back is cutting a frustrated figure at Old Trafford under Jose Mourinho and is hoping for an escape route back to...
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 9:48 AM
ANTONIO CONTE launched into a blistering attack on his Chelsea flops after their dismal defeat to Roma. Conte was left fuming with the attitude and performance of his stars as they crashed to a 3-0 defeat to the Serie A side in the Champions League. The Blues boss openly accused them of lacking t...
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 9:31 AM
JOSE MOURINHO arrives at court in Madrid to face charges of a £3million tax fraud. The Manchester United manager is answering allegations referring to his time as Real Madrid boss. Mourinho arrived at the Court of First Instance and Instruction No 4 in Pozuelo de Alarcon at around 9.30am local ti...
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 8:40 AM
JOSE MOURINHO insists his dream in football is to manage a team he inherited…from Jose Mourinho! The modest Manchester United manager failed to take Real Madrid past the semi-finals of the Champions League during his three seasons there — but they have since won it three times in four years. And...
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 8:11 AM
MARSEILLE boss Rudi Garcia has slammed Patrice Evra for his Cantona-style kick on a fan. The former Manchester United defender lashed out at a supporter after a heated exchange of words BEFORE the Europa League clash against Vitoria Guimaraes. Evra then swung a leg towards the crowd starting a ma...
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 7:15 AM
ANTHONY MARTIAL has been recalled to the France side by Didier Deschamps following an impressive start to the season for the Manchester United man. The 1998 world champions host Wales in a friendly on November 10, before travelling to Germany four days later. Voilà les 24 Bleus appelés pour affro...
The Sun - Fri Nov 3 12:48 AM
GARETH SOUTHGATE says Dele Alli and Ashley Young will put their explosive bust-up behind them when they meet for England duty. Dele told the in-form Manchester United star he needed “a zimmer frame” during Tottenham’s 1-0 defeat at Old Trafford last Saturday. Young back in the England squad for t...
The Sun - Thu Nov 2 10:30 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED are stepping up their efforts to tie Marouane Fellaini to a new deal — by ignoring their policy on players over 30. United usually only offer their stars one-year contracts when they hit 30, which is the age midfielder Fellaini reaches in three weeks. But they are so keen to kee...
The Sun - Thu Nov 2 10:30 PM
THEY will boo and they will hiss, some will shout “Judas” then Jose Mourinho will hold up his fingers and count the number of Premier League titles he won for Chelsea. It is three, as if anybody at Stamford Bridge will need reminding when they host Manchester United on Sunday. The Special One los...
The Sun - Thu Nov 2 9:41 PM
PATRICE EVRA was sent off BEFORE Marseille’s game at Vitoria de Guimaraes on Thursday after KICKING one of his own supporters in the head. The former Manchester United star became involved in a heated exchange with the travelling French fans following the warm-up at the Europa League clash. Repor...
The Sun - Thu Nov 2 8:25 PM
PATRICE EVRA has allegedly been caught up in a furious punch-up with Marseille’s travelling fans moments before their clash at Vitoria de Guimaraes. The former Manchester United star became involved in a heated exchange with his own club’s fans following the warm-up at the Europa League clash. Re...
The Sun - Thu Nov 2 7:58 PM
EVERTON are out of Europe – and surely David Unsworth’s job hopes are over now too. Unsworth was already fighting an uphill battle to be made the Toffees’ permanent boss after defeats in his first two games in caretaker charge. But this loss in Lyon means the Toffees are out of the Europa League...
The Sun - Thu Nov 2 6:24 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED boss Jose Mourinho is open to letting Luke Shaw leave on loan in January. The England full-back has fallen out with the United boss, and is not in his first-team plans for the rest of the season. It is thought the pair are not on speaking terms, and Shaw wants to leave Old …
The Sun - Thu Nov 2 2:51 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED was in a relaxed mood as he prepared for his trip to Chelsea. The Special One is looking to avenge a 4-0 defeat last season in his first trip back to Stamford Bridge. And asked how much United have grown since they last played Chelsea, he quipped: “Maybe Rashford – two centimetr...
The Sun - Thu Nov 2 2:09 PM
ALEX OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN and Daniel Sturridge are among SIX players axed by England boss Gareth Southgate. The Liverpool duo have been left out of Southgate’s squad for the two prestige friendlies against Germany and Brazil later this month. And Southgate has also left out Jermain Defoe, Jake Live...
The Sun - Thu Nov 2 1:52 PM
NO-ONE does smug quite as well as Jose Mourinho. But even by his standards, the Special One would struggle to come up with a good enough “who’s right now” look after witnessing Tottenham’s display last night. Spurs, as we all saw, put European champions Real Madrid to the sword. Outplayed them, o...
The Sun - Thu Nov 2 1:42 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED boss Jose Mourinho has hit back at critics after watching Tottenham rip Real Madrid to shreds. The Portuguese chief has come into criticism in recent weeks for perceived defensive, bus-parking. However, Mourinho claims his side deserve some credit… because they stopped a Spurs t...
The Sun - Thu Nov 2 1:21 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED could recall loan rebel Andreas Pereira from Valencia in January, according to reports in Spain. The highly-rated midfielder boldly went against the wishes of Jose Mourinho by forcing through a move away from Old Trafford when the Portuguese wanted him to stay as cover. But the...
The Sun - Thu Nov 2 12:06 PM
PAUL POGBA is looking “good and sharp” in training ahead of his Manchester United comeback. The 24-year-old returned to Carrington last week as he stepped up his recovery from a hamstring injury. The French midfielder had his first session back with the United fitness coaches on Friday morning, a...
The Sun - Thu Nov 2 11:32 AM
PAUL INCE has told Manchester United fans Jose Mourinho was right to call them out for turning on Romelu Lukaku. United boss Mourinho has been on the attack since he was booed for not substituting Lukaku in last week’s 1-0 win over Tottenham. He has aimed three separate digs at the Old Trafford c...
The Sun - Thu Nov 2 10:37 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED starlet Scott McTominay has turned DOWN the chance to make his Scotland debut. The talented midfielder, 20, has never represented Scotland at any level. But SunSport understands he was offered the chance to play against Holland in next week’s first team Pittodrie friendly. Howev...
The Sun - Thu Nov 2 8:26 AM
ANTONIO CONTE will urge N’Golo Kante to put his body on the line in a bid to boost Chelsea. The under-pressure Blues boss wants his key midfielder back on Sunday for the crunch home clash with Manchester United. Conte opted to leave Kante out of Tuesday’s disastrous Champions League trip to Roma...
The Sun - Thu Nov 2 7:26 AM
CRISTIANO RONALDO has raised fresh doubts over his Real Madrid future by declaring: “I don’t want to renew my contract.” Los Blancos have endured a torrid start to season — suffering their second loss in just four days last night as they were humbled 3-1 by Tottenham. And, after the match, Ronald...
The Sun - Wed Nov 1 11:49 PM
THE acid test will come on Sunday — and Chelsea fear Nemanja Matic will be returning to bite them. Serbian enforcer Matic was a surprise summer casualty as Antonio Conte cashed in on the £40million two-time champion by letting him join Manchester United. Many Blues fans were happy to see Matic go...
The Sun - Wed Nov 1 11:20 PM
TOTTENHAM and Manchester City are the first English sides to book their place in the next stage of the Champions League. Spurs recorded an unforgettable win over Real Madrid at Wembley, meanwhile Pep Guardiola’s men overcame Napoli to progress. SUN BETS: BET £10 GET A FREE £30 BET GROUP A Manches...
The Sun - Wed Nov 1 11:18 PM
WAYNE ROONEY, Leighton Baines and Phil Jagielka have been rested for Everton’s trip to Lyon. And Ashley Williams admits the Toffees are hurting over the results that led to Ronald Koeman’s sacking. Williams has revealed how Everton’s Finch Farm training ground is “not a nice place to be”, with th...
The Sun - Wed Nov 1 6:37 PM
TURKISH fans have gone into meltdown after a video was posted online appearing to show Marouane Fellaini in an Istanbul hotel. The Manchester United midfielder has been linked with a move to Besiktas, Fenerbahce and Galatasaray since the summer. And while United have insisted that Fellaini is not...
The Sun - Wed Nov 1 5:26 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED ace Nemanja Matic is set to face his former club for the first time on Sunday afternoon. The Serbian midfielder believes he has ‘nothing to prove’ ahead of the trip to Stamford Bridge. The 29-year-old has hit the ground running with United after completing a £40million summer sw...
The Sun - Wed Nov 1 5:20 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED fans want Jose Mourinho to “discuss his concerns” with them over the atmosphere at Old Trafford. Mourinho took at dig at them in his programme notes last night, saying he hoped they “enjoy the game more than some of you did against Tottenham“. At full-time of Saturday’s 1-0 win...
The Sun - Wed Nov 1 3:41 PM
MARCUS RASHFORD capped off Manchester United’s 2-0 win against Benfica with a generous serving of birthday cake. The English ace was introduced as a late substitute at Old Trafford on his 20th birthday. United’s official Instagram account uploaded the image of Rashford holding his personalised ca...
The Sun - Wed Nov 1 2:31 PM
JOSE MOURINHO is due to appear in a Spanish court just over 48 hours before United take on Chelsea in the Premier League. The Reds boss has been summoned to answer tax fraud allegations on Friday. He is expected to attend the hearing in the Pozuelo de Alarcon region of the Spanish capital at 10am...
The Sun - Wed Nov 1 1:06 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly leading the race to sign Celtic duo Kieran Tierney and Moussa Dembele. The in-demand pair have attracted a wide range of interest from a host of Premier League clubs. 17 English clubs sent scouts to watch the Parkhead duo in action against Bayern Munich on Tuesday...
The Sun - Wed Nov 1 12:53 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED boss Jose Mourinho recently called Romelu Lukaku his “Untouchable”… but Reds fans don’t even have him in their top three most important players. The Belgian forward, 24, got off to a flying start to his time at United after joining from Everton in the summer. Lukaku scored 11 go...
The Sun - Wed Nov 1 12:42 PM
THIBAUT COURTOIS admits Chelsea’s clash with Manchester United is a “must-win” after a stuttering start. If Manchester City beat Arsenal in Sunday’s early game, the Blues will be 12 points behind their title rivals by kick-off. And the Belgian stopper has issued a rallying cry to his team-mates a...
The Sun - Wed Nov 1 11:50 AM
JOSE MOURINHO appears to be slowly turning Manchester United into Chelsea… with the Red Devils now unbeaten in their last 37 home games. Tuesday night’s comfortable 2-0 win over Benfica in the Champions League extended United’s incredible run of games at Old Trafford. An own goal from young goalk...
The Sun - Wed Nov 1 11:41 AM
JOSE MOURINHO’S English is good enough to know the difference between untouchable and untrustworthy. Yet he certainly left plenty of Manchester United fans scratching their heads as to whether his grasp of the lingo had slipped yesterday evening. One minute he was describing Romelu Lukaku, his go...
The Sun - Wed Nov 1 11:27 AM
CHELSEA need to sack the person who sanctioned Nemanja Matic move to Manchester United, says Phil Neville. The Blues were humbled by Roma on Tuesday in the Champions League and are off the pace in the Premier League. Chelsea come up against Manchester United and in-form Matic on Sunday at Stamfor...
The Sun - Wed Nov 1 10:12 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED boss Jose Mourinho is battling a growing midfield crisis as he plots revenge on former club Chelsea. The Special One takes on the Blues – who sacked him twice – at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. And looking to avenge a 4-0 defeat in his first return to the Blues’ home, Mourinho is w...
The Sun - Wed Nov 1 9:08 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED were close to missing out on teenage Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus. The United boss Sir Alex Ferguson rushed through a deal for the Portuguese youngster after his stand out performance for Sporting Lisbon against the Premier League side in 2003. But according to Italian agent Al...
The Sun - Wed Nov 1 7:52 AM
TOTTENHAM boss Mauricio Pochettino has added to Jose Mourinho’s criticisms of Manchester United star Luke Shaw. The Argentine coached the 22-year-old during his time as Southampton boss. And although he undoubtedly knows the talent is there in the left-back, he claims Shaw just simply did not wor...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 11:58 PM
THIBAUT COURTOIS has issued a wake-up call to his Chelsea team-mates ahead of their crunch clash at home to Manchester United. The Blues were mauled 3-0 by Roma to leave them second in Group C of the Champions League. Belgium stopper Coutois, 25, said: “I don’t know why in the second half we drop...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 11:39 PM
FROM the outside, you might think there is a problem brewing between Jose Mourinho and the Manchester United fans. Yet the supporters themselves have been left more than a tad bemused by the whole thing. Yes, there were some boos when Marcus Rashford was subbed on Saturday in the game against Spu...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 11:10 PM
ROMELU ‘Untouchable’ Lukaku was grabbed off of a Manchester United penalty – on Jose Mourinho’s strict orders – for Daley Blind to score. The former Chelsea striker has been getting plenty of praise from the Special One and the Belgian’s critics have been told to sshhhh. But Red Rom was robbed of...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 10:43 PM
JOSE MOURINHO took a not-so-subtle dig at his critics in a bizarre interview. The Manchester United manager made a ‘shushing’ gesture after being jeered by fans for his tactics in the 1-0 win over Tottenham on Saturday. Debate over whether his defensive style of play fits United’s attacking philo...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 10:16 PM
ROMELU ‘Untouchable’ Lukaku was grabbed off of a Manchester United penalty – on Jose Mourinho’s strict orders – for Daley Blind to score. The former Chelsea striker has been getting plenty of praise from the Special One and the Belgian’s critics have been told to sshhhh. But Red Rom was robbed of...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 9:36 PM
FROM a distance it all looks fine and dandy. Red Rom sniffed out a few chances, pulled the trigger a couple of times, played the pass into Nemanja Matic that led to the opener. Beyond that, though, The Untouchable barely got a kick. United’s win, a fourth successive victory in the Champions Leagu...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 9:11 PM
BENFICA keeper Mile Svilar went from hero to zero against Manchester United. And the Belgian, 18, broke his THIRD Champions League record with two moments in the first half at Old Trafford. First Svilar saved a penalty from Anthony Martial with a super stop to his left – becoming the Champions Le...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 8:34 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED host Benfica in the Champions League on Tuesday night. The Red Devils have won three from three in this year’s competition, narrowly overcoming the Portuguese side thanks to a Marcus Rashford goal last time out. United have had to battle through an injury crisis and look certain...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 7:47 PM
PAUL SCHOLES claims Manchester United “are not capable of playing brilliant attacking football”. Jose Mourinho made a ‘shushing’ gesture at fans after masterminding a 1-0 win at home to Tottenham following jeers from Red Devils fans. And he launched a scathing attack at the Old Trafford faithful...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 7:16 PM
JOSE MOURINHO’s Manchester United will look to continue their perfect Champions League start when they host Benfica at Old Trafford. The Red Devils have won three from three in this year’s competition, narrowly overcoming the Portuguese side thanks to a Marcus Rashford goal last time out. Domesti...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 7:06 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED host Benfica in the Champions League on Tuesday night. The Red Devils have won three from three in this year’s competition, narrowly overcoming the Portuguese side thanks to a Marcus Rashford goal last time out. United have had to battle through an injury crisis and look certain...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 6:33 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED target Fabinho has admitted he downed tools at the start of the season when he was trying to force a move. Jose Mourinho’s current side and his possible future one PSG were both interested in the Monaco star right up to the end of the August window. But – after they cashed in …
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 4:58 PM
MICHAEL CARRICK has no plans of leaving Manchester United in January despite a lack of first team football, according to reports. The 36-year-old is being chased by Premier League duo Leicester and West Brom, while Championship side Aston Villa are also monitoring his progress. According to ESPN,...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 4:07 PM
SCHALKE’S sporting director has declared that the club are doing all they can to keep hold of midfield ace Leon Goretzka. The Bundesliga side have made the 22-year-old a huge offer in a bid to deter interest from other clubs. The 22-year-old has attracted a wide range of interest following a stel...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 2:19 PM
JOSE MOURINHO has been criticised by Manchester United fans after taking another swipe at the way some of them are supporting the team. Mourinho ripped into sections of the Old Trafford crowd last week after they booed his decision to substitute Marcus Rashford in the clash with Tottenham. The Un...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 2:01 PM
ANGEL GOMES’ dad has hinted at his son’s exit from Manchester United. The 17-year-old’s father insists his precocious son is “coveted by all the greats of Europe”. Gomes made his first-team debut under Jose Mourinho at the end of last season. And he was part of the England Under-17 side which las...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 1:37 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED boss Jose Mourinho hauled off Ashley Young against Tottenham on Saturday, just so he could receive an Old Trafford standing ovation. Young was again outstanding in the must win game and has firmly established himself as the first-choice left wing-back ahead of Matteo Darmian and...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 12:29 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED have reportedly joined the race to sign RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano. The 19-year-old Frenchman has attracted interest from a host of Europe’s biggest clubs after excelling in the Bundesliga. The Reds have been closely tracking the progress of the youngster for the past t...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 11:12 AM
ARSENAL are reportedly planning a £30million swoop for Hirving Lozano to replace wantaway striker Alexis Sanchez. Manchester United have also previously indicated their interest in PSV Eindhoven’s talisman. The Dutch giants are not willing to sell the in-demand 22-year-old for less than his £30m...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 11:00 AM
ERIC BAILLY believes he is lucky to be playing with a striker of the calibre of Romelu Lukaku. Lukaku, 24, joined Manchester United in a £75million move and got off to a brilliant start netting 11 times in his first ten appearances. But the big Belgian has not scored in his last five outings but …
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 10:45 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED star David De Gea hilarious told Juan Mata to “f off” after his team-mate trolled him with a hilarious Instagram post. On Monday evening, the Spanish midfielder had posted an image of the pair training ahead of their Champions League clash with Benfica. In the snap, United No1 D...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 9:52 AM
LUKE SHAW may be handed a rare chance to impress Jose Mourinho after being included in the Manchester United squad to face Benfica. Shaw’s future at Old Trafford is in doubt has he struggles to force his way into Mourinho’s plans on a regular basis. But the England defender may get a surprise cha...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 9:15 AM
FORMER Manchester United defender Gary Neville has compared Jose Mourinho to Floyd Mayweather, who would look outsmart his opponents in the ring. United flew out the blocks at the start of the campaign hitting 21 goals in their first seven league games. But the attacking football grinded to a hal...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 8:00 AM
A STUNNING 17 English clubs will be watching Celtic duo Moussa Dembele and Kieran Tierney tonight against Bayern Munich. The Parkhead duo are valued at more than £50million by the Scottish Premiership giants. However, that figure has not put off the flock of admirers that will head to Glasgow’s E...
The Sun - Tue Oct 31 7:53 AM
JOSE MOURINHO is reportedly planning another raid on former club Chelsea as he keeps tabs on Cesc Fabregas. But the Blues are set to offer the Spain midfielder a new deal to keep him away from their rivals, claims The Times. Mourinho is a big fan of Fabregas, 30, and has been monitoring his situa...