MANCHESTER UNITED'S preparations for the crunch clash with Chelsea have been thrown into turmoil after Jose Mourinho was summoned to appear in court over tax offences. The Red Devils manager will be in the dock in Madrid on November 3 - just two days before returning to his former side. The Portuguese boss is accused of defrauding the Spanish tax authorities of £2.9m during his time in charge of Real Madrid. Mourinho, 54, is alleged to have defrauded £1.4m in 2011 and other £1.5m in 2012 by falling to declare his image rights "with the aim of obtaining illicit profits", according to a prosecutor's statement. The tax office are able to investigate alleged fraud up to four years back in its records under Spanish law, with their tax year running the course of the normal calendar year - unlike in the UK. However, an individual can file their tax returns up to six months after the end of the year.That means any earning in 2012 could have been paid as late as June 30 2013, … [Read more...] about Manchester United news: Jose Mourinho summoned to appear in court over tax offences just two days before his side face title rivals Chelsea at Stamford Bridge
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OLE GUNNAR SOLKSKJAER will be aiming to kick on from a 3-1 win over Brighton when club football returns after the international break. The Norwegian's Red Devils have now won five of their last six fixtures in all competitions and moved up to seventh in the Premier League. And Salzburg have named their price for top target Erling Haaland. Get all the latest United news here... Jack Figg8 hours agoNovember 16, 2019 MANCHESTER UNITED fans think Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should give up his Jadon Sancho pursuit – because Dan James is better. The England flier, 19, has thrived since swapping Manchester City for Borussia Dortmund in pursuit of first-team football in 2017. And amid reports that £100million-rated Sancho wants to leave the Bundesliga, United have emerged as one of the leading contenders for his signature. Solskjaer is desperate for options up front after using the summer to strengthen his back four with the additions of Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka. But whizkid … [Read more...] about 10pm Man Utd news LIVE: Haaland, Maddison and Sancho top Solskjaer’s January wish list, Ronaldo wants Pogba at Juve
Manchester United vs Chelsea, Premier League: live score updates "There is a line you know not to cross with Jose. You can have a normal conversation with him about what was on the television last night or what match you watched. But there is that line. And when you even think about crossing it, you get nervous.” John Terry’s account of Chelsea’s first season under Jose Mourinho in 2004-5 is notable for the sense of novelty around the new man in English football, the man who replaced the patriarchal gaffer figure once and for all. There is the story about Mourinho abandoning Claudio Ranieri’s punishing pre-season fitness regime for ball work at all times. There is another about his meeting... … [Read more...] about Has Jose Mourinho got the power at Man Utd to show Paul Pogba who’s boss?
PAUL POGBA showed he is nearing his Manchester United return with a lung-busting gym workout in Miami. The Frenchman, 26, has been doing his rehab in warmer climes after suffering an ankle problem that has kept him out since September. He completed a rigorous workout in a Florida gym before heading to American Airlines Arena for Miami Heat's 109-94 win over New Orleans Pelicans. As he enjoyed the NBA game, SunSport exclusively revealed he could be heading to Real Madrid in January, with Gareth Bale going the opposite way to Old Trafford. Pogba has missed the latest set of internationals after France qualified to Euro 2020 automatically with the world champions currently top of Group H. But United are hoping he will be back for their Manchester derby clash against Pep Guardiola's City on December 7.Pogba yesterday shared a picture of himself and wife Zulay celebrating her birthday with matching pyjamas and their infant son. The Bolivian model later shared a video of them together … [Read more...] about Paul Pogba raises hopes he will be fit for Man Utd soon in gym workout before court side outing at Miami Heat game
PREMIER LEAGUE legends Paul Ince and Martin Keown named Harry Maguire as the only Manchester United player in their combined XI with Liverpool. Both Ince and Keown named Alisson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil van Dijk and Andrew Robertson in their back four with the world’s most expensive defender Maguire representing United. Midfield trio Jordan Henderson, Fabinho and Georginio Wijnaldum were all selected with Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane the forward three. Maguire coming in as the sole United pick is an improvement from Danny Mills combined XI - which was made up of only Liverpool stars. But Anfield boss Jurgen Klopp dismissed the ex-Man City defender’s decision to leave out any of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s struggling players. The German insisted Mills’ pick was a “joke” with the fixture at Old Trafford on Sunday a potential “banana skin”.He said: "Ignoring this game is so easy. Not the game against United, [but] the game you … [Read more...] about Maguire only Man Utd player picked by Ince and Keown in combined Liverpool XI as Solskjaer slump laid bare