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Ferguson right on Lingard’s late, late show…

Only Romelu Lukaku has had a greater attacking influence for Manchester United than Jesse Lingard this season, though the £75million summer signing has enjoyed – and endured – almost double the number of minutes. Only Mo Salah and Sergio Aguero have been more efficient than Lingard in their creative duties, with the Manchester United man…

Shaw gains enough credits to defer Jose’s final assessment

Shaw gains enough credits to defer Jose’s final assessment

“It is not a test, it is not an exam,” said Jose Mourinho, trying to kid us all that Luke Shaw was not being assessed with bigger issues in mind than the straight-forward completion of Manchester United’s Champions league Group A campaign. During the 2-1 win over CSKA Moscow, the £32million left-back was handed his…

When Romelu met Anthony: A budding Manchester United love story

It was a wonder Romelu Lukaku managed to open the scoring against CSKA Moscow. “He hardly moves,” said Michael Owen before Manchester United’s crushing 4-1 victory, “but because he’s so big and powerful, he just barges people out of the way”. When evidence to the contrary was provided within four minutes – Lukaku collecting possession…

Mkhitaryan: Why the maestro is the key to Manchester United’s success this season

Dortmund lit up the Bundesliga in the 2015/16 season, scoring like it was nobody’s business and ultimately, even though the Bavarians will never admit it, instilling fear into Bayern Munich’s icy heart. Although Bayern eventually triumphed over their rivals with a 10-point gap, Dortmund ended the season as arguably the Bundesliga’s most entertaining side –…

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