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No excuses for Jose Mourinho as judgement time approaches

Barely a week on from Jose Mourinho’s ‘frustration and concern’ being made public, Manchester United are now breezing through the summer. And all it took was £75million. Whether the manager’s supposed unhappiness was all part of the smokescreen, we’ll likely never know. Given the circumstances around the Romelu Lukaku deal and how it was concluded…

Cristiano Ronaldo: Five reasons why Manchester United should

Cristiano Ronaldo: Five reasons why Manchester United should

1) He’s sodding brilliant The insistence on making comparisons between – and a subsequent judgement call on – Ronaldo and Lionel Messi is frustrating primarily because it threatens to take away the majesty of both. In five years’ time we will look back in wonder at how lucky we were to witness two of the…

Morata is goal-a-game man made for Manchester United

When the list of players released by Premier League sides was published on Friday, it wasn’t too great a shock to see Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s name. Yes, the Swede – a free signing from PSG last summer – has scored more Premier League goals (17) than any other Manchester United player since August 2015, But the…

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