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Henrikh Mkhitaryan praises Jose Mourinho's summer signings, calling Lukaku, Matic and Lindelof 'Manchester United players'

Henrikh Mkhitaryan praises Jose Mourinho's summer signings, calling Lukaku, Matic and Lindelof 'Manchester United players'

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan believes Manchester United's new signings have made the squad much stronger.Two of United's three major summer signings, Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic, caught the eye in an impressive season-opening 4-0 Premier League thrashing of West Ham on Sunday.Lukaku, a £75million buy from Everton, scored the opening two goals while midfielder Matic, bought for £40million from champions Chelsea, was named man of the match.The third new player, £31million defender Victor Lindelof, was not included in the matchday squad as manager Jose Mourinho wants to give the Swede more time to settle.Mkhitaryan, asked initially about Matic's display, said: "It was not only Matic. I want to mention as well the other two new signings, Lindelof and Lukaku. They are very good players. They are, I t
Transfer news: Chelsea and Manchester United target Paulo Dybala says he may NEVER leave Juventus

Transfer news: Chelsea and Manchester United target Paulo Dybala says he may NEVER leave Juventus

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Paulo Dybala wants to stay at Juventus for his entire careerMonday, August 14, 2017Barcelona, Chelsea and Manchester United target Paulo Dybala is willing to stay at Juventus 'forever' if the club's president wants him too.The striker has been one of the Italian champions star performers since arriving from Palermo in the summer of 2015.The Argentina international's form has unsurprisingly attracted the interest of Europe's biggest clubs, including Barcelona, Chelsea and Manchester United.However, Dybala has insisted he would happily stay at Juve for the rest of his career if the club's president, Andrea Agnelli, wanted him too."I'm very happy at Juventus," Dybala told Sport Mediaset."I extended my contract three months ago, the club asked me to take their No.10 jersey, I thought about it ...
Colchester United 1-2 Aston Villa: John McGreal hopeful his young team can carry momentum into Stevenage game

Colchester United 1-2 Aston Villa: John McGreal hopeful his young team can carry momentum into Stevenage game

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Colchester United manager John McGreal was delighted with the effort from his young team against Aston Villa and hopes they can carry the momentum into Saturday’s game against Stevenage.League Two Colchester gave a good account of themselves against Championship side Villa, in their Carabao Cup game at Weston Homes Community Stadium, narrowly falling to a 2-1 defeat.After a disappointing opening day 3-1 loss to Accrington Stanley, the performance on display restored a sense of positivity in Essex as United target a return to League One – the division they fell out of two seasons ago.“I thought our young boys – we have a young team – really gave a good account of themselves in the game tonight,” said McGreal after the Villa game.“I’m already switching to Stevenage in a way.“It’s been a grea
Iowa group sues United over death of giant rabbit

Iowa group sues United over death of giant rabbit

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A group of Iowa businessmen filed a lawsuit Wednesday against United Airlines over the death of Simon, a giant rabbit whose lifeless body was discovered in a kennel after a flight from London to Chicago. The lawsuit comes as United struggles to repair its image after a string of events, including the videotaped forced removal of a 69-year-old doctor from a plane at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and the banning of two young girls from a flight because they were wearing leggings. The businessmen filed the lawsuit more than three months after airline workers found the continental rabbit dead on April 20. Simon had been placed in a United kennel at O'Hare while awaiting a connecting flight to Kansas City, where his new owners planned to pick him up. The lawsuit seeks unspecified dama...
Jose Mourinho admits Wayne Rooney's influence at Manchester United will be missed but backs Paul Pogba to step up

Jose Mourinho admits Wayne Rooney's influence at Manchester United will be missed but backs Paul Pogba to step up

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Jose Mourinho will miss Wayne Rooney's influence around Manchester United, but has no doubt the likes of Paul Pogba will step up to lead the club into an exciting new era. After three largely drab years following Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement, the Portuguese was brought in to give the Old Trafford giants a much-needed shot in the arm.Mourinho was unable to launch a Premier League title tilt, stumbling home in sixth, but ended his first campaign with three trophies, having overseen Europa League, EFL Cup and Community Shield glory.That success bodes well for a new campaign that United approach without the man that skippered the side last term, with Rooney recently securing a return to boyhood club Everton after 13 years away.The captain grew frustrated by a lack of first-team opportunities