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Paul Pogba set to miss Reading FA Cup tie

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Paul Pogba may not feature in Manchester United’s FA Cup tie with Reading on Saturday due to injury, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed, Sky Sports reports. Pogba has been in sensational form for United since Solskjaer’s arrival at the club, scoring four goals in four games under the Norwegian. But …

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EPL: Manchester United to be without five players for Wolves clash

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Manchester United will be missing five players for Saturday’s Premier League home game against Wolverhampton Wanderers, with Diogo Dalot to be rested, Marcos Rojo and Ander Herrera not fully fit and Nemanja Matic and Marcus Rashford suspended. Dalot, who was signed from Porto in the closed season, impressed on his …

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Fosu-Mensah wants Man United stay amid injury crisis

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Timothy Fosu-Mensah is determined to remain at Manchester United and help the Premier League club through their injury woes. Jose Mourinho has bemoaned United’s preparations for the 2018-19 season which starts against Leicester City on August 10, with the likes of Chris Smalling, Antonio Valencia, Marcos Rojo, Diogo Dalot, Luke …

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Manchester United to step up Maguire chase

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England central defender Harry Maguire’s impressive performances at the World Cup has made him a prime target for Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, according to British media reports on Saturday. The 25-year-old is believed to want to secure the move although Leicester’s Thai owners are reluctant to sell after another …

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France vs Argentina: Starting line-ups

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  Starting line-ups for the World Cup last-16 match between Argentina and France at Kazan Arena on Saturday (kick-off 1400 GMT/3pm Nigerian time). France (4-2-3-1) Hugo Lloris (capt); Benjamin Pavard, Raphael Varane, Samuel Umtiti, Lucas Hernandez; Paul Pogba, N’Golo Kante; Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann, Blaise Matuidi; Olivier Giroud Coach: Didier …

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World cup: Why Eagles lost to Argentina – Okocha

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Former Nigerian captain Austin Okocha has attributed the Super Eagles’ early exit at the 2018 World Cup to inexperience. The Eagles lost to Argentina 2-1 in their last group match on Tuesday to exit the tournament. A lack-lustre Argentina team advanced to the knockout stages after Lionel Messi and Marcos …

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World cup 2018: Argentina send Nigeria back home

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Argentina defeated the Super Eagles of Nigeria 2-1 in their final group match to proceed to the second round of the FIFA World Cup. The defeat means the Nigerian team will be heading back home. Marcos Rojo was Argentina’s unlikely hero as his stunning late winner secured the slot for …

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Nigeria vs Argentina: Sampaoli banks on three-prong attack to beat Eagles

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After  surviving a reported  player revolt, Argentina coach  Jorge Sampaoli  is pinning his  hopes  on PSG  winger Angel Di Maria, Juventus  scoring sensation Gonzalo Higuain  and  Sevilla  central midfielder  Ever Banega  in a 4-3-3 formation  to beat  Nigeria in their Russia 2018 World Cup final  group  match in Saint Petersburg …

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Mourinho given boost to sign Jerome Boateng from Bayern Munich

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  Manchester United are in search of a new centre-back during the summer transfer window. Last season Jose Mourinho used Chris Smalling, Eric Bailly, Phil Jones, Victor Lindelof and Marcos Rojo at centre-back but has never seemingly been settled on a centre-back pairing. Lindelof struggled badly at the start of …

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