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Man Utd need Jadon Sancho, Callum Hudson-Odoi AND Declan Rice to catch rivals - MERSON

April 20,2019 by Dailystar.co.uk

Sancho has been touted as a Man United target but his price tag could be an issue (Pic: GETTY) MANCHESTER UNITEDs rebuild needs to involve Jadon Sancho, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Declan Rice. Sign those three and Manchester United would be a force to be reckoned with again – and they are all young enough to get even better. Imagine a forward line of Marcus Rashford with Sancho and Hudson-...

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Ronaldo the future of Juventus, not leaving after Champions League exit - Allegri

April 20,2019 by ESPN

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has dismissed talk of Cristiano Ronaldo leaving the club in the wake of their Champions League elimination, confirming the 34-year-old will be in Turin still next season. Ronaldo had played in the semifinals of the Champions League in each of the past nine seasons, but Juves quarterfinal defeat to Ajax meant he would not be getting his hands on the troph...

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Rashford stalling on new Man Utd deal as Barcelona target swap with Malcolm

April 20,2019 by Thesun.co.uk

MANCHESTER UNITED star Marcus Rashford is stalling over a new deal with the club amid interest from Barcelona, according to reports. The La Liga giants are planning a £100m swoop for the Red Devils ace, 21, hoping they could come to an agreement with Old Trafford chiefs by offering Malcom in a swap deal. Rashfords contract with United expires next summer but the club have an option to ...

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Jose Mourinho slams Solskjaers tactics during Barcelona hammering

April 20,2019 by Thesun.co.uk

Jose Mourinho was critical of Ole Gunnar Solskjaers tactics against Barcelona JOSE MOURINHO criticised his Manchester United successor Ole Gunnar Solskjaers tactics during their defeat against Barcelona. United were dumped out of the Champions League having succumbed to a 4-0 aggregate defeat. Having watched his former side lose 3-0 away at the Nou Camp, Mourinho took aim at the tactics of ...

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Sanchez & Mata out, Pogba & Lukaku in – the Man Utd flops who must stay & go after Barcelona battering

April 20,2019 by Goal.com

It was a somewhat inevitable result in the end. A makeshift-looking Manchester United defence was punished for its mistakes as Lionel Messi and Barcelona marched on to the Champions League semi-final. United were left with little more than a battle for fourth place and an opportunity to contemplate what happens next. With a squad built in a variety of different visions under a host of differ...

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Spanish media claim at least EIGHT Man City stars to demand transfer this summer including Sane and Jesus following Champions League flop

April 20,2019 by Thesun.co.uk

SPANISH media report Leroy Sane and Gabriel Jesus are just two out of a possible eight players that have asked to leave Manchester City in the summer. Neither player started in the recent 4-3 win against Tottenham as the Citizens crashed out of the Champions League on away goals. According to El Chiringuito, there are seven or eight City stars that are seeking a move away from the Etihad a...

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Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Manchester United will listen to offers for Lukaku

April 20,2019 by Goal.com

Zaha wants Champions League football Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha has said he wants to play Champions League football in the future, likely signaling his intention to leave the club. Zaha has been linked with a move away from Palace after regaining the form that saw him move to Manchester United in 2013. The 26-year-old has eight goals for Palace this season. Manchester United will ...

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Queasy does it: Ross reveals Wyke overcame pre-match sickness to give Doncaster headache

April 20,2019 by PA

Jack Ross revealed Charlie Wyke climbed from his sick bed to fire Sunderland closer to automatic promotion from Sky Bet League One in a 2-0 win over Doncaster.Wyke set up Lewis Morgan’s seventh-minute opener before claiming his fourth goal of the season as he doubled Sunderland’s lead towards the end of the first half, leaving them two points short of second-placed Barnsley with a ga...

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I love it – Coughlan has no problem with altercation between Rovers team-mates

April 20,2019 by PA

Graham Coughlan admitted he liked what he saw after two of his Bristol Rovers players began pushing each other during their 1-1 draw with AFC Wimbledon. Rovers were trailing after Joe Pigott’s first-half strike put the hosts in front and the frustrations began to show as keeper Jack Bonham and defender James Clarke confronted one another in the penalty area. The fracas appeared to spark Co...

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Jackett hails Pompey ‘resilience’ after last-gasp win over Burton

April 20,2019 by PA

Portsmouth boss Kenny Jackett hailed his side’s “resilience” after seeing them keep the pressure on the top two in League One with a last-gasp victory over Burton.Defender Matt Clarke earned Pompey a 2-1 win after finding the back of the net in stoppage time following a scramble in the Albion box – a goal that the home side felt should have been disallowed.Pompey had led ...

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Stendel keeps focus on Davies display amid questions about Barton

April 20,2019 by PA

Barnsley manager Daniel Stendel refused to answer any questions in relation to last week’s alleged tunnel incident at Oakwell following his side’s 2-1 win over Shrewsbury.Instead, Stendel hailed his goalkeeper Adam Davies after his “excellent” performance helped Barnsley snatch a hard-fought victory that keeps them into the top two of Sky Bet League One.Barnsley striker C...

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Lampard takes comfort from ‘point won’ at Birmingham

April 20,2019 by PA

Derby manager Frank Lampard was far from downhearted following a battling 2-2 draw at Birmingham as he relished a welcome hard-earned point.Lukas Jutkiewicz gave Birmingham a second-minute lead only for former Ipswich striker Martyn Waghorn to equalise five minutes later with his 12th goal of the season.Michael Morrison restored the lead for Birmingham after 19 minutes but Richard Keogh salvaged...

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Askey bemoans ‘really poor’ Vale defending in Stevenage defeat

April 20,2019 by PA

Port Vale boss John Askey rued costly mistakes as his side slipped to a 4-1 home defeat to play-off contenders Stevenage.The visitors were in front with 12 minutes played, when Emmanuel Sonupe surged down the right, cut inside and thumped powerfully past goalkeeper Scott Brown.Sonupe added his second five minutes after half-time when he turned in the box to arrow his effort beyond Brown.Vale pul...

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Flitcroft praises Mansfield hard work after win over Morecambe sends them second

April 20,2019 by PA

David Flitcroft hailed Mansfield’s hard work after their promotion bandwagon rolled on with a 4-0 home hammering of Morecambe to push them up into second with only three games to go.Boss Flitcroft missed out on the play-offs last season but said a year’s hard work was now starting to pay dividends.“We are not where we are by luck,” he said. “It’s down to the w...

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Farke and Bruce left fuming over referee display during dramatic draw

April 20,2019 by PA

Norwich manager Daniel Farke could not contain his fury with referee Geoff Eltringham after a dramatic 2-2 draw with Sheffield Wednesday at Carrow Road.Substitute Mario Vrancic curled in a free-kick in the seventh minute of stoppage time to earn Norwich a draw which took them five points ahead of Leeds and Sheffield United in the race for promotion to the Premier League, with just three matches ...

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Thomas Frank hails 10-man Brentford’s mentality after draw with Millwall

April 19,2019 by PA

Thomas Frank was pleased to see his Brentford side give a good account of themselves as they drew 1-1 at Millwall despite having Henrik Dalsgaard sent off.Brentford’s Josh Dasilva curled home his first senior goal five minutes after Lee Gregory’s 15th-minute opener to leave Neil Harris’ hosts in relegation danger.The Bees played for 55 minutes with 10 men after Dalsgaard was re...

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Bowyer thinks Charlton’s automatic promotion hopes have gone after Oxford loss

April 19,2019 by PA

Charlton manager Lee Bowyer conceded his team now have to look to the play-offs after their 2-1 defeat to Oxford at the Kassam Stadium.The U’s came from behind to take all three points and extend their unbeaten run.It was a first defeat in 12 games for the Addicks, and a costly one which could effectively end their pursuit of the second automatic promotion place in Sky Bet League One.Bowye...

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We’re not done yet, insists Blades boss Wilder

April 19,2019 by PA

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder praised his players for battling past 10-man Nottingham Forest and then fired a warning to their automatic promotion rivals.Second-half goals from Mark Duffy and Enda Stevens earned the Blades a 2-0 win after Forest had had Yohan Benalouane sent off soon after the break.Wilder said: “It was never going to be easy. We had to work hard to get in front an...

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Bristol City boss Johnson ‘keeping everything crossed’ following Smith injury

April 19,2019 by PA

Lee Johnson fears influential midfielder Korey Smith could miss the remainder of Bristol City’s Championship play-off challenge after being taken off on a stretcher in the first half of Friday’s 1-1 draw with Reading.An entertaining match that did credit to both teams was marred by a 25th-minute injury to Smith following a midfield challenge with Ovie Ejaria.Reading took a 48th-minut...

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