Man United target Sadio Mane ruled off limits by Koeman


It’s been reported that Manchester United are interested in signing Southampton star Sadio Mane.

Saints Boss Ronald Koeman said today that he’s off limits.

“Rumours aren’t important: we will sell nobody,” Koeman told reporters on Thursday. “You can ask again about Sadio, Man United, Chelsea, but we will sell nobody in January.”

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Man United loan James Wilson to Brighton

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Youngster James Wilson will be leaving Old Trafford this season. Yet, in spite of the depleted resources in attack, and the severe issues with trying to score. Today, it was officially announced that he would be loaned to Championship side Brighton & Hove Albion.

Here’s the Tweet from United’s official account.

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Man United Starting XI Prediction vs Leicester City


Saturday’s Premier League fixture between Manchester United and Leicester City embodies the term “contrasting styles.” United bring the league’s top defense, the only side that hasn’t yet given up double digits in goals on the season (9). Leicester City bring in the league’s top flight offense, having scored 28 times. So it’s the first place Foxes, with 28 points, versus the second place Red Devils, just one point behind.

It’s Man United starting XI prediction time.

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Tom Izzo nets 500th win, Denzel Valentine a triple double

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The Golden Age of Michigan State athletics continues as Tom Izzo achieved his 500th career win tonight over Boston College, by a resounding margin 99-68. As Tom Izzo further cemented his legacy, his star player had another career night. Denzel Valentine recorded his second career triple double as he finished with 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. His 29 points matched a career-high.

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Diego Costa, Gary Cahill have uncertain futures at Chelsea


Diego Costa is the biggest name, but he’s not the only one that will be heard as we speed towards the January transfer window. The Guardian claims today that Chelsea will spend the next two weeks deciding whether to bring in a replacement for striker Diego Costa in January.

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MUFC outcast Victor Valdes Tweets desire to be set free

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Former Barcelona and currently banished Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes, 32, was reportedly a target of both Liverpool and Chelsea says a claim citing sources in ESPN FC back in late September.

Valdes will need to find a new team somewhere, as he Tweeted today that he is “fighting to be free.”

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Arjen Robben to Man United and four more transfer rumors


At the halfway point of every season, the January transfer window offers managers the opportunity to bolster their squads. This summer saw numerous big-money signings arrive to the Premier League and so there’s every reason to believe that further high-profile moves will be made at the turn of the year.

Will Chelsea splash out to try and turn their campaign around and re-join the title favourites? Will Arsene Wenger fork out for a forward? Who can bring the goals that the bottom clubs so desperately need?

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Jurgen Klopp continues being Lovable as Liverpool Boss


Jurgen Klopp has been a Beatles like rock star in Liverpool, ever since it was announced that he was on his way to take over the Reds. When Klopp succeeded the sacked Brendan Rodgers, a new era of good feelings came over LFC. The unexpected 4-1 upset of Manchester City this past weekend, a match every bit as one-sided as the score indicates, inspired more positivity as well.

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Tottenham targeting Alexandre Pato as Berahino fallback

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Brazilian striker Alexandre Pato is keen on a move to the English Premier League once the January transfer window opens, sources have told ESPN FC. Earlier in the week, Tottenham Hotspur were linked with a move for Pato, as he would be their plan B should this miss out their first choice again- West Bromwich Albion’s Saido Berahino.

It’s no secret that Mauricio Pochettino is looking to find some striking help to pair with Harry Kane.

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Alexei Lalas rips Manchester United: “Camelot is Truly Dead”

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FOX Commentator Alexei Lalas gave a spirited and brutally honest assessment of what’s happened to Manchester United this season under the Louis Van Gaal philosophy. If Paul Scholes heard this, or hears this, he’ll no doubt be nodding and smiling in agreement.   “Till the end we were not so good anymore, we were afraid to play the ball.”

Today’s UEFA Champions League post game show on FOX concluded with a segment entitled “The Final Touch” where each pundit gives his summary final thought.

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Man United have 53% chance of reaching UCL knockout round


Louis Van Gaal: “Till the end we were not so good anymore, we were afraid to play the ball.”

That’s what the Manchester United Manager said near the beginning of his post game interview. His side drew 0-0, and the result was every bit as boring as it sounds. The second half was so dull that United’s own home fans booed them loudly and boisterously.

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Should Bill Cubit Remain Illini Football Coach? (Vote Here)


Answering the question “Should Bill Cubit return as Illinois Fighting Illini Football Coach in 2016?” is complicated. Most fans are against it. His record on the field does not warrant it, although he has opportunities directly in front of him to change that.

From both a business and logistical perspective, it makes a ton of sense. The players themselves wholeheartedly support it. Given the current chaos at the University, as well as the ultra-competitive marketplace for coaches this season, you can do worse.

Actually, you just did much much worse.

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