Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has spoken to the press this evening to preview the upcoming Champions League clash versus Young Boys. The Portuguese coach will be hoping to see his side return to winning ways after a disappointing draw on Saturday against Crystal Palace. On a positive note, victory for United could secure qualification to the knockout stages of the competition. Young Boys are winless in all four of their Champions League games, however United have failed to score in two consecutive European home games for just the third time in their history. Mourinho provided some early team news, with defender Victor Lindelof set for a prolonged absence after suffering a muscular injury against Crystal Palace. He could be replaced in the line-up for the Young Boys game by Eric Bailly or Phil Jones. Stick with us for all the latest team news, reaction and transfer gossip from Old Trafford. Key Events Mourinho gives United players advice if pressure is too much 19:20 … [Read more...] about Man United news LIVE plus Mourinho press conference reaction
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Jose Mourinho says he has never been happier with Paul Pogba as the Manchester United manager dismissed talk that tensions had come to a head this week. The World Cup winner impressed in last Friday's Premier League opener against Leicester, opening the scoring in a 2-1 win in which he captained the team . However, Pogba's post-match interview fuelled questions about how happy he was at Old Trafford, with the Frenchman saying: "There are things that I cannot say otherwise I will get fined." A report this week said it had led to an angry exchange, while Standard Sport understands that Barcelona remain interested in the player. But speaking ahead of Sunday’s trip to Brighton, Mourinho moved to defus such talk. "The truth is we are together for two years and a couple of weeks, and I've never been so happy with him as I am now," Mourinho said. "That's the truth. I cannot demand more from him, I cannot ask more from him." "He came here on a Monday, he trained three days, I asked for … [Read more...] about Man United news
This is the big one, a victory for Manchester City against Manchester United and Pep Guardiola will see his team clinch the Premier League title. If they are victorious, it will be the earliest a team has won the title during the Premier League era, the previous record was held by United. After the defeat at Anfield in the week, City will want to get back to winning ways this weekend, not that the Citizens will need much incentive to win the derby. As for United, their objective is simple - delay the inevitable for as long as possible. A win for the Reds would also help Jose Mourinho secure that second place position which is the best he can hope for at this point. Which TV channel is Manchester City vs Manchester United on? Manchester City vs Manchester City will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League from 5pm on Saturday, April 7. Kick-off from the Etihad Stadium is at 5:30pm. You will be able to follow all the action on our live blog as always right … [Read more...] about What TV channel is Man City vs Man United on?
Manchester City can clinch the title with a win over bitter rivals Manchester United this weekend - but the Red Devils won't go down without a fight. Pep Guardiola's side go into the derby looking for a pick-me-up after they were thumped 3-0 by Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool in the Champions League last time out. Manchester United have won their last two matches on the trot, beating Swansea in the Premier League and Brighton in the FA Cup. But they will have to be at their very best against Guardiola's all-conquering Citizens, who have already beaten them 2-1 at Old Trafford this season. Where and when is the game? The game will be hosted at the Etihad Stadium, with kick off scheduled for 5:30pm (UK time) on Saturday April 7. What channel is the game on? The match will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Premier League with coverage starting from 5pm. Can I stream the game live? You can stream on the move using your Sky Go App. You can also follow the build-up and action via the live Mirror … [Read more...] about Live stream information, team news, odds and more for Man City vs Man United
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho chaired a reticent and terse press conference on the eve of Saturday's Manchester derby. United travel to the Etihad on Saturday evening in the knowledge that defeat will clinch the title for City, who are 16 points ahead of their rivals. Should City secure the championship this weekend they will set a new record for earliest champions in the Premier League era, beating United's 2001 record by a week. Mourinho was reluctant to discuss the challenge of supplanting City next season, or their Wednesday night Champions League defeat at Liverpool. The Portuguese also gave a cryptic answer after he was asked whether United's addition of Alexis Sanchez in January showed they were capable of seeing off Pep Guardiola's side in the transfer market. Sanchez seemed set to join City in the winter window but United gazumped the champions-elect to sign the Chilean from Arsenal. City ended January with the signing of £57million Aymeric Laporte from Athletic … [Read more...] about Man United manager gives cryptic answer to Alexis Sanchez Man City transfer saga