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Paul Pogba explains Manchester United priorities for new season

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Paul Pogba explains Manchester United priorities for new season

- Paul Pogba has laid out his Manchester United priorities for the new season. The France midfielder was instrumental in helping United win the EFL Cup and the Europa League with the Reds also bagging the Community Shield. But, looking ahead to the new campaign, Pogba told Telefoot he wants more. "For my first season we got three trophies and a place in the Champions League which was the main objective," he said

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho told to sign 'two or three goalscorers' by Paul Ince

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho told to sign 'two or three goalscorers' by Paul Ince

- Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been urged to add 'two or three' more goalscorers to his team - because his current crop aren't up to the task. Former Red Paul Ince has questioned the contribution of United's players to the cause last season, suggesting youth team graduates Jesse Lingard, Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford do not score enough goals. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored 28 times last season but has been released by the club after sustaining a serious knee injury that is expected to keep him out until January

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Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick wants to follow Giggs and Scholes

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Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick wants to follow Giggs and Scholes

- Michael Carrick wants to follow Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes and become a golden oldie at Manchester United. The veteran midfielder has signed a one-year contract extension. But, at the age of 35, he feels he has plenty more football in him after witnessing Giggs - who played until he was 40 - and Scholes rack up huge appearance records with the club

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Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera backed to get even better by Reds hero Ji-Sung Park

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Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera backed to get even better by Reds hero Ji-Sung Park

- Ander Herrera has been backed to improve on the performances that saw him voted the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year. The 27-year-old became a key figure last season as Manchester United added the League Cup and Europa League to the trophy cabinet. And Park, who won four Premier League titles with United, believes Herrera has put himself in a strong position to do even better in Jose Mourinho's second year at the club

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Man Utd & Juventus target Sanches expects to stay at Bayern Munich

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Man Utd & Juventus target Sanches expects to stay at Bayern Munich

- The Portugal international wants to be playing more regularly, but is not looking to leave the Allianz Arena in the summer transfer window. Renato Sanches expects to stay at Bayern Munich despite a difficult first season in the Bundesliga. The 19-year-old was signed from Benfica for an initial fee of €35 million last May but made only nine starts under head coach Carlo Ancelotti in 2016-17

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Why Ronaldinho's transfer to Manchester United broke down in 2003

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Why Ronaldinho's transfer to Manchester United broke down in 2003

- Joan Laporta, the Spanish politician and former president of Barcelona, has revealed why Manchester United's move for Ronaldinho never materialised. The Premier League side were convinced they would sign the then-Paris Saint-Germain star in the summer of 2003, but eventually lost out to Barcelona, United lost out, it seems, because Barcelona failed to sign David Beckham. Laporta had promised to sign Beckham as part of his election manifesto and Manchester United announced a deal was close on the eve of the Catalan becoming the club's president

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Manchester United star Paul Pogba makes surprising claim about French pal Antoine Griezmann

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Manchester United star Paul Pogba makes surprising claim about French pal Antoine Griezmann

- Paul Pogba says he wouldn't mind if close pal Antoine Griezmann joined Manchester City - as long as he was happy. Griezmann had been heavily linked with a summer switch to Manchester United this summer, before Atletico Madrid's transfer ban. Jose Mourinho has recently made Alvaro Morata his No.1 pick for his new striker with Griezmann staying put in the Spanish capital, reports the Manchester Evening News

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True or false? Alex Ferguson fibbed to Robin van Persie about not retiring so he'd join Manchester United

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True or false? Alex Ferguson fibbed to Robin van Persie about not retiring so he'd join Manchester United

- Sir Alex Ferguson will never admit it, but his parting gift of a 13th Premier League title for Manchester United may well have been built on a fib. Manchester City’s last-kick triumph of 2011-12 had seen them snatch the crown from United on goal difference – and made it impossible for boss Ferguson to even contemplate retiring at the end of that season

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Where are they now? - The 18 Irish footballers with World Cup medals from Malaysia in 1997

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Where are they now? - The 18 Irish footballers with World Cup medals from Malaysia in 1997

- Goalkeepers Derek O’Connor (Huddersfield): Popular Dubliner had drifted out of football less than five years later. Began work as a landscape gardener which he has continued on return to Dublin. Paul Whelan (Oxford): Both goalies were Crumlin boys; Whelan from Lourdes Celtic rather than Crumlin United. Soon released and returned to play in League of Ireland. Defenders David Worrell (Blackburn): Ever-present centre-back played his best football for Plymouth but Rush native’s career cut short by cancer treatment

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FIFA still investigating McLaren report allegations, cannot give details

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FIFA still investigating McLaren report allegations, cannot give details

- ZURICH: Global soccer body FIFA is still investigating allegations that footballers were among the Russian athletes who were involved in or benefited from an elaborate state-sponsored doping scheme, it said on Sunday. FIFA would not confirm a report in Britain's Mail on Sunday newspaper that the 23 members of Russia's squad at the 2014 World Cup were among those being investigated

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Manchester United youngsters should follow Josh Harrop's transfer example

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Manchester United youngsters should follow Josh Harrop's transfer example

- For boyhood Manchester United fan Josh Harrop , it will have been a big wrench to walk away from Old Trafford . You could forgive him a few sleepless nights over the decision, especially after finishing the 2016/17 campaign on such a high, with a hat trick for the Reserves against Tottenham in front of Jose Mourinho , before netting on his Premier League debut against Crystal Palace a few days later

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Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney given advice about his future

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Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney given advice about his future

- Wayne Rooney would have a positive experience in China if his Manchester United career is brought to an end this summer. That is the view of the Reds forward's former England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson, who has just completed a four-year managerial stint in the burgeoning Chinese Super League. Rooney has been linked with a move to the cash-rich organisation with his United career at a crossroads

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FIFA still investigating McLaren report allegations, cannot give details - Football

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FIFA still investigating McLaren report allegations, cannot give details - Football

- ZURICH (Reuters) - Global soccer body FIFA is still investigating allegations that footballers were among the Russian athletes who were involved in or benefited from an elaborate state-sponsored doping scheme, it said on Sunday. FIFA would not confirm a report in Britain's Mail on Sunday newspaper that the 23 members of Russia's squad at the 2014 World Cup were among those being investigated

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Newcastle: une voiture roule sur un groupe de musulmans, six blessés

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Newcastle: une voiture roule sur un groupe de musulmans, six blessés

- La police écarte la piste terroriste. Six personnes ont été blessées, parmi un groupe de fidèles venus célébrer l'Aïd, la fin du ramadan. Des centaines de fidèles musulmans étaient réunis en plein air au Westgate Sports Centre de Newcastle (Nord-Est de l'Angleterre), ce dimanche matin, pour célébrer l'Aïd, la fin du ramadan. Alors que la fête s'achevait et que les prieurs quittaient les lieux, une voiture est montée sur le trottoir et a foncé dans la foule

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Arsenal 'set to bid' on Manchester United striker Anthony Martial if Kylian Mbappe snubs them

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Arsenal 'set to bid' on Manchester United striker Anthony Martial if Kylian Mbappe snubs them

- Arsenal are set to turn to Manchester United striker Anthony Martial, if they miss out on Kylian Mbappe. The Gunners have made Monaco teen sensation Mbappe their top target - with boss Arsene Wenger allegedly meeting with the hit man. The £100m rated striker is also being courted by Real Madrid, Barcelona, Paris Saint Germain and Liverpool, although the north London side are "increasingly confident" of landing him with Wenger desperate to turn him into the new Thierry Henry

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Manchester United players Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Ashley Young pictured at training ground

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Manchester United players Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Ashley Young pictured at training ground

- Manchester United pair Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Ashley Young have been pictured at the club's training ground. M.E.N. Sport revealed last week Ibrahimovic, Young and Luke Shaw had returned to United's Carrington training complex as they continue their rehabilitation from injury. Former Atletico Madrid youth-teamer Adrian Alvarez, who appears to be related to United goalkeeping coach Emilio, posted the photos on his Instagram page

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The one thing that stopped Ronaldinho completing Manchester United transfer

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The one thing that stopped Ronaldinho completing Manchester United transfer

- Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta admits Ronaldinho was just a fall back option after they failed to agree a deal with David Beckham in 2003. Laporta had promised to sign Beckham as part of his election manifesto and Manchester United announced a deal was close on the eve of the Catalan becoming the club's president. The England captain, though, had his heart set on a move to bitter rivals Real Madrid and refused to contemplate a move to the Nou Camp at a time when the club were not in the Champions League

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  • Paris 2024: Macron s'essaye au tennis en fauteuil roulant pour soutenir les JO
    Paris 2024: Macron s'essaye au tennis en fauteuil roulant pour soutenir les JO

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    En pleine opération de promotion des Jeux olympiques 2024, pour laquelle la ville de Paris est candidate, le président a testé le tennis handisport et la boxe. Comme un air de Justin Trudeau et de Barack Obama. Emmanuel Macron a soutenu, ce samedi 24 vers 17h30, la candidature de la ville de Paris pour les Jeux olympiques de 2024. Le président français, aux côtés de la maire de la capitale Anne Hidalgo, a donc visité les installations temporaires du bord de la Seine

     

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  • Where are they now? - The 18 Irish footballers with World Cup medals from Malaysia in 1997
    Where are they now? - The 18 Irish footballers with World Cup medals from Malaysia in 1997

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    Goalkeepers Derek O’Connor (Huddersfield): Popular Dubliner had drifted out of football less than five years later. Began work as a landscape gardener which he has continued on return to Dublin. Paul Whelan (Oxford): Both goalies were Crumlin boys; Whelan from Lourdes Celtic rather than Crumlin United. Soon released and returned to play in League of Ireland. Defenders David Worrell (Blackburn): Ever-present centre-back played his best football for Plymouth but Rush native’s career cut short by cancer treatment

     

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