Man United News: Mourinho, Lingard, Rashford, McTominay, Martial

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Manchester United were 4-1 winners over Burton Albion FC today in the third round of the League Cup. They had a clean sheet going until Lloyd Dyer scored a consolation, window dressing the final score kind of goal in extra time. Marcus Rashford (5′, 17′), Jesse Lingard (36′) and Anthony Martial (60′) provided the scoring for the Red Devils.

Jose Mourinho, Jesse Lingard and Scott McTominay gave post match interviews, and you can watch those clips below via YouTube:

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United Vow to Take Action Amidst Romelu Lukaku Chant Controversy

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Ahead of their dominating 4-1 victory over Burton Albion in the League Cup third round, Manchester United warned fans at Old Trafford not to engage in any offensive behavior.

The club promised disciplinary action against those found in violation.

This statement was obviously in response to a supporter chant about Romelu Lukaku that has been deemed offensive and racist by Kick It Out, a group that combats discrimination in football.

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Paul Pogba Gives Injury Update Via Dance Video on Instagram

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Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho said this past Sunday, after the 4-0 home rout over Everton that he doesn’t know how long Paul Pogba could be out with his hamstring injury. Mourinho rejected the widespread narrative that Pogba could be out until the end of October, instead maintaining that his midfielder could be out “12 days or 12 weeks,” and that the Frenchman’s status is truly up in the air.

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Baby at New York Yankees Game Struck by Foul Ball “Doing Alright” (Video)

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Scary moment at the New York Yankees home game today.

This was very frightening, and it’s a reminder to us all of the dangers and risk that come with attending a Major League Baseball game. Take a look at this footage from the Yankees 11-3 win over the Minnesota Twins this afternoon.

A little girl, just two years old, was struck by a foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier that was traveling at 105 miles per hour.

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Manchester United Land Five on FIFPro World’s Best Team Nominees List

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The World Players Union of footballers, FIFPro, will announce the globe’s best XI in London on October 23. Today they released the list of 55 players now under consideration for that elite of the elite team, and Manchester United lead the way among English Premier League sides with five players on the list.

Chelsea have four, Arsenal two, while Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur each have one. Shockingly, Manchester City were shut out from the FIFPro list, which is based on individual player performance during the 2016-17 season.

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Jose Mourinho Reportedly Wants a Marouane Fellaini Extension Done Soon

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Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho is known for typically wanting to get his transfer business done early in the summer, each and every summer. With the long term future of Marouane Fellaini not finalized, it’s another contract that Mourinho would like to see sign, sealed and delivered much sooner rather than later.

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David de Gea Could be Named World’s Best Goalkeeper Next Month

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Manchester United and Spain #1 David de Gea has often been called the world’s greatest goalkeeper. In a little over a month from now he might officially be granted such status. The World Players Union of footballers, FIFPro, will announce the globe’s best XI in London on October 23.

They have already released the 55 players (full list over at this link, United lead the way among EPL sides with five) now under consideration for that team, and these are the individuals who received the most votes out of all the world’s professional players.

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Chelsea FC Under Investigation for Third Time in Eight Years

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It was an extremely weird summer transfer window at Chelsea FC, and it came to a wild, bizarre ending on deadline day. The drama is not over yet, as the club is being investigated by FIFA for transfer dealings regarding youth players. This is the third time in eight years that Chelsea FC have been under investigation, and the club has publicly denied any wrongdoing.

The investigation focuses on the club’s conduct revolving around the signing of foreign players under the age of 18.

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Mourinho: Matic and Fellaini in Best Form, Carrick and Herrera Need Patience

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It’s hard to argue with results. Manchester United sit top of the Premier League, tied with rivals Manchester City, and with some of their best-known players having to settle for a reduced role in the squad.

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Jay Cutler Having Last Laugh on the Chicago Bears Thus Far

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It’s early but Jay Cutler certainly looks at home with the Miami Dolphins, and the one coach during his career that truly seemed to maximize his potential. Yes, it was the lowly Chargers, and it’s only one game, but if you could at how things are going for him, versus how things are going for his former team, well, there’s quite a disparity.

Cutler went of 24/33 for 230 yards passing and a touchdown with no interceptions.

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Six Manchester United Players Debate Who Would be the Best Kingsman

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As part of their corporate partnership deal with a major movie studio, Manchester United football club have their players plugging another film. This time it’s the new Kingsman movie “The Golden Circle.” In the clip, which the MUFC official account posted on Twitter, three pairs of United players banter about Kingsman related queries.

The first and most key question is “who would make the best Kingsman?”

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Jurgen Klopp “Sick of” Conceding Bad Goals After Back Line Fails Again

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Jurgen Klopp no doubt wishes he had found some way to properly address his center backs this past summer transfer window. The Liverpool Manager expressed his disgust with defense, for conceding bad goals after the Reds were eliminated from the League Cup in the third round, at the hands of Leicester City 2-0.

Liverpool overall dominated the game actually, as they owned possession 70%-30%, and generated 21 shots. However, they just couldn’t finish their chances and the central defense was a sieve.

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