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Alexis Sanchez can still be a ‘magnificent player’ for Manchester United, insists Arsenal legend Ray Parlour

Alexis Sanchez can still be a ‘magnificent player’ for Manchester United, insists Arsenal legend Ray Parlour

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COMETH THE MAN talkSPORT co-host says the Chilean has a real chance to prove himself against Chelsea in the FA Cup on Monday night Ray Parlour believes Alexis Sanchez can still be a ‘magnificent player’ for Manchester United and has a great chance to show it in Monday night’s FA Cup showdown with Chelsea. The Chilean has been a huge disappointment since arriving at Old Trafford from Arsenal in January 2018, having scored just five goals in a little over 12 months at the club. But, caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes there’s still a player there, and Arsenal legend Parlour agrees. Alexis Sanchez has not lived up to expectations at Old Trafford Sanchez has been in and out of the team since ...
Manchester United 0-2 Paris Saint-Germain: Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe give Red Devils mountain to climb in Champions League last 16

Manchester United 0-2 Paris Saint-Germain: Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe give Red Devils mountain to climb in Champions League last 16

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frustrating night Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men conceded two away goals without reply and saw their star player Paul Pogba sent off in the dying stages PSG took control of their Champions League last 16 clash against Manchester United with a 2-0 victory in the first leg at Old Trafford. Two priceless away goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe ensured the French champions take a commanding lead back to the Parc des Princes. Mbappe doubled PSG’s lead A frustrating night for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men went from bad to worse as Paul Pogba was sent off, meaning he will miss the second-leg in Paris. Former United man Angel Di Maria was heavily involved throughout, providing the assist for both goals after receiving a hostile r...
Manchester United: How Ole Gunnar Solskjaer turned around a toxic atmosphere

Manchester United: How Ole Gunnar Solskjaer turned around a toxic atmosphere

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could hardly have done any better in his first 11 games as Manchester United's caretaker manager.What happens in the next 11 - starting against Paris St-Germain in the Champions League on Tuesday - will probably determine whether the 45-year-old Norwegian gets the job of replacing Jose Mourinho full-time.But off the pitch, he has hit the reset button at Old Trafford, restoring the ethos of Sir Alex Ferguson's trophy-laden time in charge. In eight short weeks, Solskjaer has wiped out the toxic atmosphere of Mourinho's final few weeks at Old Trafford - and United fans are enjoying going to watch their team again.So how has he done it? The personal touchIn 14 years as a play...
West Ham United 1-1 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp’s men miss the chance to extend their lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table to five points

West Ham United 1-1 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp’s men miss the chance to extend their lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table to five points

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OPPORTUNITY MISSED? The Hammers were unlucky not to get all three points, with contentious decisions appearing to go the way of the visitors Liverpool were frustrated by a resilient West Ham United, who showed tremendous fight to gain a 1-1 draw at London Stadium. The result means the Reds are now three points ahead of rivals Manchester City in the Premier League title race. Michail Antonio levels the scoring for the hosts The hosts started in a lively manner despite their recent poor form, and had the pick of the early chances. Javier Hernandez forced Alisson Becker into a diving save and dragged an effort wide, while Aaron Cresswell also drove one narrowly past the post from 25 yards as the Hammers started on the front foot. H...
Newcastle United 2-1 Manchester City: Citizens stunned at St James’ Park as Newcastle come from behind to give Liverpool the edge in the title race

Newcastle United 2-1 Manchester City: Citizens stunned at St James’ Park as Newcastle come from behind to give Liverpool the edge in the title race

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COMEBACK KINGS Victory against Leicester City at home with put the Reds seven points clear after a brilliant performance from Rafa Benitez's men Manchester City’s hopes of retaining the Premier League title were dealt a huge blow as they were beaten 2-1 by Newcastle United. Should Liverpool beat Leicester City at home on Wednesday night, the Citizens will slip seven points behind Jurgen Klopp’s men. Salomon Rondon celebrates netting the equaliser for Newcastle City made the perfect start when, with just 25 seconds on the clock, Sergio Aguero found the back of the net with what is officially the quickest goal of the season. Raheem Sterling played in David Silva with a lofted through ball, but the Spaniard slipped and managed t...