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The Peoples Person
Phil Jones speaks out about Manchester United future amid exit linksa new centre-back. He has plenty of work ahead of him if he wants to get ahead
Phil Jones speaks out about Manchester United future amid exit links
The Peoples Person / Posted an hour ago
a new centre-back. He has plenty of work ahead of him if he wants to get ahead the likes of Eric Bailly, Daley Blind and Chris Smalling, but September will be the perfect month to do so as Mourinho has previously stated all his players will... Read more
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give me sport
Arsenal target rejected them 5 years ago; will he sign this time?Eric Bailly this summer for £30 million and the Ivorian has started his United
Arsenal target rejected them 5 years ago; will he sign this time?
give me sport / Posted 3 hours ago
Eric Bailly this summer for £30 million and the Ivorian has started his United career very impressively. Alongside Bailly, Chris Smalling is likely to return to action this weekend for their trip to Hull City. While Jones may be interested in... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester United defender Phil Jones sends message to Mourinhoif the club manages to sign Jose Fonte from Southampton before next week's tran
Manchester United defender Phil Jones sends message to Mourinho
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 hours ago
if the club manages to sign Jose Fonte from Southampton before next week's transfer deadline. Eric Bailly, Daley Blind and Chris Smalling are already ahead of Jones, who spoke positively about working under Jose Mourinho. "Obviously a new manager... Read more
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International Business Times
Jose Mourinho willing to wait until transfer deadline day to sign Jose Fonteat centre-back in United's opening league fixtures. The Red Devils also have o
Jose Mourinho willing to wait until transfer deadline day to sign Jose Fonte
International Business Times / Posted 7 hours ago
at centre-back in United's opening league fixtures. The Red Devils also have other centre-back options in the form of Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo. United are reported to have made enquiries about Juventus centre-back Leonardo... Read more
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give me sport
Man United attempted to sign 16-year-old Barcelona star - here's what he can dodesperate to land the defender - Eric Bailly and Daley Blind have impressed in
Man United attempted to sign 16-year-old Barcelona star - here's what he can do
give me sport / Posted 7 hours ago
desperate to land the defender - Eric Bailly and Daley Blind have impressed in the opening games of the season, while Chris Smalling is back from injury - and will let Southampton dictate negotiations. If the Saints lower their £8 million... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester United see off Arsenal Fonte interest and more transfer rumourseven though Mourinho is keen on signing Fonte. Jones could become fifth-choice
Manchester United see off Arsenal Fonte interest and more transfer rumours
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 hours ago
even though Mourinho is keen on signing Fonte. Jones could become fifth-choice centre-back at United behind the Portuguese, Chris Smalling, Eric Bailly and Daley Blind. Read More United will accept just £2million to get Bastian Schweinsteiger off... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Man United gossip: Red Devils to wait until deadline day for Jose Fonte deal?progresses. Mourinho, too, is reportedly keen on keeping Jones at United, desp
Man United gossip: Red Devils to wait until deadline day for Jose Fonte deal?
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 hours ago
progresses. Mourinho, too, is reportedly keen on keeping Jones at United, despite favouring Eric Bailly, Daley Blind and Chris Smalling ahead of the former Blackburn man. The news is a blow to Arsene Wenger, who is desperate to sign a central... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Arsene Wenger dealt ANOTHER blow in pursuit of centre-back?progresses. Mourinho, too, is reportedly keen on keeping Jones at United, desp
Arsene Wenger dealt ANOTHER blow in pursuit of centre-back?
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 hours ago
progresses. Mourinho, too, is reportedly keen on keeping Jones at United, despite favouring Eric Bailly, Daley Blind and Chris Smalling ahead of the former Blackburn man. The news is a blow to Arsene Wenger, who is desperate to sign a central... Read more
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sportsmole
Mourinho 'to wait until deadline for Fonte'experience to the United back four, although Mourinho is thought to have been i
Mourinho 'to wait until deadline for Fonte'
sportsmole / Posted 10 hours ago
experience to the United back four, although Mourinho is thought to have been impressed by the performances of Bailly and Chris Smalling in the first games of the season and is consequently more relaxed about making a defensive addition. United... Read more
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The Peoples Person
Photos: Phil Jones working hard in Manchester United training for Hull City fixture amid exit linkslooks more precarious than ever. Injuries have quickened his demise into anonym
Photos: Phil Jones working hard in Manchester United training for Hull City fixture amid exit links
The Peoples Person / Posted 10 hours ago
looks more precarious than ever. Injuries have quickened his demise into anonymity, and with the likes of Eric Baily, Chris Smalling, Daley Blind and even Marcos Rojo ahead of him in the defensive pecking order, game time will be in short... Read more
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metro
Who might Man United still sign before the close of the transfer window?central defender has been heavily linked with the club as United look a bit thi
Who might Man United still sign before the close of the transfer window?
metro / Posted 16 hours ago
central defender has been heavily linked with the club as United look a bit thin on the ground in that position. With only Chris Smalling, Daley Blind and Eric Bailly at his disposal, Mourinho is thought to want to bring his compatriot in to... Read more
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CSAR
Arsenal Convinced Target Defender Is Going to Join Man UtdEric Bailly and Daley Blind as his first-choice centre-back pairing in the firs
Arsenal Convinced Target Defender Is Going to Join Man Utd
CSAR / Posted 18 hours ago
Eric Bailly and Daley Blind as his first-choice centre-back pairing in the first three competitive games of the season. Chris Smalling had been out with an injury for the FA Community Shield and then suspended for their Premier League opener at... Read more
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The Peoples Person
Mark Bowen: Stoke are keen to sign Phil Jones from Manchester Unitedand new manager Jose Mourinho now looks set on starting Eric Bailly and Daley B
Mark Bowen: Stoke are keen to sign Phil Jones from Manchester United
The Peoples Person / Posted 23 hours ago
and new manager Jose Mourinho now looks set on starting Eric Bailly and Daley Blind as his centre-back pairing with Chris Smalling also at his disposal. Speaking about a deal, Bowen insists stoke are hoping something may happen. “He did... Read more
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MUFC Latest
Manchester United defender content at Old Trafford despite Stoke City interestterm, mainly down to injuries but when he was fit, it was hard to make a case f
Manchester United defender content at Old Trafford despite Stoke City interest
MUFC Latest / Posted yesterday
term, mainly down to injuries but when he was fit, it was hard to make a case for him to be starting ahead of either one of Chris Smalling and Daley Blind who formed an unlikely but solid partnership. If you factor in the addition of Eric Bailly –... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester United boss Mourinho has a week to finalise squad before window shutsweek. But having been impressed with Bailly and Daley Blind in the opening gam
Manchester United boss Mourinho has a week to finalise squad before window shuts
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
week. But having been impressed with Bailly and Daley Blind in the opening games of the season, coupled with the return of Chris Smalling, it is believed Fonte’s arrival is not deemed as crucial as it was earlier in the summer. United have also... Read more
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International Business Times
Who will Sam Allardyce appoint as new permanent England captain?France. Not having the armband at club level could harm his chances, while the
Who will Sam Allardyce appoint as new permanent England captain?
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
France. Not having the armband at club level could harm his chances, while there are those that might expect him and not Chris Smalling to eventually drop out of the starting XI as John Stones continues to progress and make his mark following a... Read more
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Goal.com
Man Utd News: Stoke City confirm interest in Phil JonesJones. England international Jones, 24, has yet to make a first-team appearanc
Man Utd News: Stoke City confirm interest in Phil Jones
Goal.com / Posted yesterday
Jones. England international Jones, 24, has yet to make a first-team appearance under Jose Mourinho, with Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling and Daley Blind all seemingly preferred options at the back. And Mark Hughes now appears keen to bring Jones... Read more
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livesoccertv
STORM OVER OLD TRAFFORD - Mourinho in first disagreement with Man Utd boardmidfield, in particular, has at least five players who can play in that positio
STORM OVER OLD TRAFFORD - Mourinho in first disagreement with Man Utd board
livesoccertv / Posted yesterday
midfield, in particular, has at least five players who can play in that position – Marcus Rojo, Phil Jones, Daley Blind, Chris Smalling and the impressive new signing Eric Bailly. It will be interesting to see how Mourinho will handle the... Read more
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express
Five Manchester United flops that will be lucky not to be axed by Jose Mourinhodesperately in need of defensive reinforcements. Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vid
Five Manchester United flops that will be lucky not to be axed by Jose Mourinho
express / Posted yesterday
desperately in need of defensive reinforcements. Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic had gone, Phil Jones was struggling and Chris Smalling was a far cry from the defensive rock he is today. However, Van Gaal thought that Marcos Rojo was the... Read more
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CSAR
FIFA 17: Man Utd Player Ratings Leakedintends to sell the 32-year-old this summer. Schweinsteiger’s £200,000-a-week w
FIFA 17: Man Utd Player Ratings Leaked
CSAR / Posted yesterday
intends to sell the 32-year-old this summer. Schweinsteiger’s £200,000-a-week wages are proving a stumbling block so far. Chris Smalling is rated at 85 on FIFA 17, whilst Eric Bailly is 82. EA Sports may want to reconsider increasing the Ivorian’s... Read more
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Football365
Top ten: Players with a week to move clubshad been reduced to the status of tragicomic king, football’s Mr Bean. That rep
Top ten: Players with a week to move clubs
Football365 / Posted yesterday
had been reduced to the status of tragicomic king, football’s Mr Bean. That reputation shows no sign of disappearing. With Chris Smalling struggling to get into Jose Mourinho’s first team, what chance does Phil Jones have? He’s played 45 minutes of... Read more
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International Business Times
Manchester United confirm transfer of defender Tyler Blackett to Readingin all competitions. United have a host of options at the back including the l
Manchester United confirm transfer of defender Tyler Blackett to Reading
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
in all competitions. United have a host of options at the back including the likes of Eric Bailly, Daley Blind, Luke Shaw, Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo, while Mourinho is looking to bring in Jose Fonte from Southampton to add some... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mourinho should sell Manchester United duo Jones and Rojo for Tuanzebe's benefitfor his own good. He would be the fifth-choice centre-back if Fonte arrives to
Mourinho should sell Manchester United duo Jones and Rojo for Tuanzebe's benefit
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
for his own good. He would be the fifth-choice centre-back if Fonte arrives to compete with Eric Bailly, Daley Blind and Chris Smalling, and the 24-year-old is unlikely to regain his England squad place on Sunday just because his old manager Sam... Read more
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metro
Allardyce open to controversial England return for Chelsea legend John Terryand see.’ Recalling Terry would certainly be controversial, especially with yo
Allardyce open to controversial England return for Chelsea legend John Terry
metro / Posted yesterday
and see.’ Recalling Terry would certainly be controversial, especially with young centre-backs such as John Stones and Chris Smalling currently in the England squad. Not only could the Stamford Bridge favourite block the path of these... Read more
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Daily Mail
Allardyce lays out his blueprint for the 'pinnacle' of his careerit clear that Joe Hart cannot be third choice with Manchester City and first wi
Allardyce lays out his blueprint for the 'pinnacle' of his career
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
it clear that Joe Hart cannot be third choice with Manchester City and first with England but on other players — such as Chris Smalling at Manchester United — the picture is less clear. 'Goalkeepers are different,' he said, 'but how many of our... Read more
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Manchester United
Blackett leaves United to join Readinganother opportunity with competition for places so fierce alongside players inc
Blackett leaves United to join Reading
Manchester United / Posted yesterday
another opportunity with competition for places so fierce alongside players including Eric Bailly, Daley Blind, Luke Shaw, Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo. Stam was appointed as Reading manager in June and the Dutchman has overseen a... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester United have found a new leadertheir ‘Swedish hero’. The adulation would have to wait. When Wayne Rooney went
Manchester United have found a new leader
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
their ‘Swedish hero’. The adulation would have to wait. When Wayne Rooney went off in the last minute and was replaced by Chris Smalling, he handed his armband to Daley Blind. Ibrahimovic, though, had appointed himself captain long before. He’s... Read more
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CSAR
Man Utd Increase Interest in Phil Jones' Replacementfar this season Eric Bailly and Daley Blind have been the starting centre-back
Man Utd Increase Interest in Phil Jones' Replacement
CSAR / Posted 2 days ago
far this season Eric Bailly and Daley Blind have been the starting centre-back partnership in all three games, whilst Chris Smalling was a late substitute in Friday night’s 2-0 win over Southampton after returning from suspension. During... Read more
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International Business Times
Jose Mourinho ready to part with defensive duo and sign Jose FonteRojo to ensure he signs the Southampton defender. The duo have failed to featur
Jose Mourinho ready to part with defensive duo and sign Jose Fonte
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Rojo to ensure he signs the Southampton defender. The duo have failed to feature thus far this season with Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling and Daley Blind ahead of them in the pecking order and Mourinho is ready to sacrifice them to make room for... Read more
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Football365
Premier League winners and losersUnited defence, marshaling and hassling as and when required, but on Friday he
Premier League winners and losers
Football365 / Posted 2 days ago
United defence, marshaling and hassling as and when required, but on Friday he also made me forget about the existence of Chris Smalling. This new United spine is various different strains of bloody good to watch. Zlatan Ibrahimovic Three goals... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Phil Jones out as Manchester United sets sights on Southampton defender Jose Fonteput the positions of Jones and Argentinian defender Marcus Rojo under threat.
Phil Jones out as Manchester United sets sights on Southampton defender Jose Fonte
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
put the positions of Jones and Argentinian defender Marcus Rojo under threat. New signing Eric Bailly, Daley Blind and Chris Smalling are all ahead of Jones in the central defensive pecking order. Jones moved to United in 2011 for a... Read more
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International Business Times
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants Jose Fonte to help youngster Eric Baillyto Old Trafford in recent days and Mourinho sees Fonte's experience as key to t
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants Jose Fonte to help youngster Eric Bailly
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
to Old Trafford in recent days and Mourinho sees Fonte's experience as key to the deal. United already have the likes of Chris Smalling, Marcos Rojo, Phil Jones, Eric Bailly and Daley Blind in their ranks, all of whom can play at centre-back or... Read more
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Old Trafford Faithful
Manchester United potential XI vs Hull City – Mkhitaryan startsthe potential starting line-up for that game, and wow it looks strong. David d
Manchester United potential XI vs Hull City – Mkhitaryan starts
Old Trafford Faithful / Posted 2 days ago
the potential starting line-up for that game, and wow it looks strong. David de Gea will get the nod in goal, and although Chris Smalling is back in training, you struggle to see him displacing either Eric Bailly or Daley Blind. Both Antonio... Read more
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Herald.ie
Mourinho ready to tinker with squad- and has been excluded from Mourinho's three matchday squads so far this seaso
Mourinho ready to tinker with squad
Herald.ie / Posted 2 days ago
- and has been excluded from Mourinho's three matchday squads so far this season. New signing Eric Bailly, Daley Blind and Chris Smalling are all ahead of Jones in the central defensive pecking order, while Mourinho is interested in Southampton... Read more
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HITC Sport
Wolves player ratings vs Birminghamfor the third goal and he was not afraid to shoot from long range either. A goo
Wolves player ratings vs Birmingham
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
for the third goal and he was not afraid to shoot from long range either. A good performance.Jon Bodvarsson 7.5 England's Chris Smalling in action with Iceland's Jon Dadi Bodvarsson Zenga would have been well within his rights to have dropped... Read more
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Evening Standard
Walcott urges Arsenal not to be too critical - 'It's only two games'the FA Cup Final between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on May 30,
Walcott urges Arsenal not to be too critical - 'It's only two games'
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
the FA Cup Final between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on May 30, 2015 Theo Walcott of Arsenal is tackled by Chris Smalling of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester United at... Read more
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Footy Latest
Sunday 21st August – Latest Man Utd Transfer Gossip and Newsinternational has had troubles with injury over the past couple of seasons, cau
Sunday 21st August – Latest Man Utd Transfer Gossip and News
Footy Latest / Posted 3 days ago
international has had troubles with injury over the past couple of seasons, causing him to fall behind in selection to Chris Smalling, Daley Blind and now Eric Bailly. The 24-year-old is understood to not feature in Jose Mourinho’s plans for... Read more
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Football365
Jones may quit United as Stoke eye defenderfor pre-season and his calmness and accurate distribution has complimented Bail
Jones may quit United as Stoke eye defender
Football365 / Posted 3 days ago
for pre-season and his calmness and accurate distribution has complimented Bailly’s aggression. Mourinho also has Chris Smalling available after the England man returned to first-team action, replacing Wayne Rooney with a minute remaining... Read more
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TEAMTalk
No future at United for 'forgotten' Phil Jonesfor pre-season and his calmness and accurate distribution has complimented Bail
No future at United for 'forgotten' Phil Jones
TEAMTalk / Posted 3 days ago
for pre-season and his calmness and accurate distribution has complimented Bailly’s aggression. Mourinho also has Chris Smalling avaailable after the England man returned to first-team action, replacing Wayne Rooney with a minute remaining... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester United defender Phil Jones linked with Stoke transferhas been excluded from Jose Mourinho's three matchday squads so far this season
Manchester United defender Phil Jones linked with Stoke transfer
Manchester Evening News / Posted 3 days ago
has been excluded from Jose Mourinho's three matchday squads so far this season. New signing Eric Bailly, Daley Blind and Chris Smalling are all ahead of Jones in the central defensive pecking order, while Mourinho is interested in Southampton... Read more
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The Sport Review
Jamie Redknapp: This could become problem for Jose Mourinho at Man Utdhad Makelele at Chelsea and Cambiasso at Inter – players who could always play
Jamie Redknapp: This could become problem for Jose Mourinho at Man Utd
The Sport Review / Posted 3 days ago
had Makelele at Chelsea and Cambiasso at Inter – players who could always play in front of the back. He brought on Chris Smalling to make sure they sured it up and made them difficult to beat. That’s where a Carrick or Schneiderlin might... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Man Utd boss Mourinho now rates Smalling as third-choiceboss Jose Mourinho now rates Chris Smalling as his third-choice centre-back, it
Man Utd boss Mourinho now rates Smalling as third-choice
tribalfootball.com / Posted 3 days ago
boss Jose Mourinho now rates Chris Smalling as his third-choice centre-back, it has been revealed. Mourinho has indicated Eric Bailly and Daley Blind are his preferred partnership at centre-back, says The Sun. Blind was widely expected to leave Old... Read more
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give me sport
Jose Mourinho wants Man Utd player to be mentored by Jose Fontepreferred central defensive partnership for the victories over Leicester City,
Jose Mourinho wants Man Utd player to be mentored by Jose Fonte
give me sport / Posted 3 days ago
preferred central defensive partnership for the victories over Leicester City, Bournemouth and Southampton. However, Chris Smalling returned to action on Friday night while both Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo are yet to feature in the league this... Read more
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Manchester United
Talking Points: United 2 Southampton 0ON THE BENCH Although he had completed his one-match suspension, and was seemi
Talking Points: United 2 Southampton 0
Manchester United / Posted 4 days ago
ON THE BENCH Although he had completed his one-match suspension, and was seemingly free of injury, Mourinho chose to name Chris Smalling as a substitute and retain the centre-back partnership of Eric Bailly and Daley Blind. Both men had excelled... Read more
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Old Trafford Faithful
2016/17 Player Ratings: Manchester United 2-0 Southampton FChome penalty to seal his brace. 9/10 Henrikh Mkhitaryan – Looked a real threat
2016/17 Player Ratings: Manchester United 2-0 Southampton FC
Old Trafford Faithful / Posted 4 days ago
home penalty to seal his brace. 9/10 Henrikh Mkhitaryan – Looked a real threat. He’s so agile and full of potential. It cannot be long until he starts. Ander Herrera – Shown some nice touches. Chris Smalling – Brilliant to see him back in ac... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Pogba, Zlatan share Old Trafford limelightchance he should have converted. MF Ander Herrera, NR -- Looked immediately sh
Pogba, Zlatan share Old Trafford limelight
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 4 days ago
chance he should have converted. MF Ander Herrera, NR -- Looked immediately sharp in movement in distribution, and should surely be pushing for a start. DF Chris Smalling, NR -- Screened the back four competently for the few minutes he was involv... Read more
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Japan Today
Ibrahimovic slays Saints as Pogba makes Man Utd return ‹ Japan Todaymeanwhile, took too long sizing up a chance created by Rooney, allowing Virgil
Ibrahimovic slays Saints as Pogba makes Man Utd return ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 4 days ago
meanwhile, took too long sizing up a chance created by Rooney, allowing Virgil van Dijk to block. Mourinho handed a competitive home debut to Mkhitaryan late on, before Chris Smalling made his return from suspension as a replacement fo... Read more
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Daily Mail
Manchester United 2-0 Southampton: Zlatan steals the show with braceSo he took off Anthony Martial and Rooney, but on came a midfield player in And
Manchester United 2-0 Southampton: Zlatan steals the show with brace
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
So he took off Anthony Martial and Rooney, but on came a midfield player in Ander Herrera, and a central defender, Chris Smalling. Marouane Fellaini also attracted a few unmistakeable gestures for straying too far from his defensive... Read more
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Football365
Pogba and Zlatan star, but outcasts shinepartnership with Eric Bailly. Blind is the football brain; his central-defensiv
Pogba and Zlatan star, but outcasts shine
Football365 / Posted 4 days ago
partnership with Eric Bailly. Blind is the football brain; his central-defensive partner is the delightfully batsh*t brawn. Chris Smalling faces a battle to regain his place; it is difficult to see him winning any time soon. “The club needs to... Read more
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HITC Sport
Manchester United player ratings v Southampton: Zlatan Ibrahimovic reigns supremethe coming weeks. Ander Herrera (Martial 82) n/a - The Spanish midfielder was
Manchester United player ratings v Southampton: Zlatan Ibrahimovic reigns supreme
HITC Sport / Posted 4 days ago
the coming weeks. Ander Herrera (Martial 82) n/a - The Spanish midfielder was dropped for Pogba, and did not have enough time to make an impact. Chris Smalling (Rooney 89) n/a - The England international did not have enough time to make an im... Read more
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