Jose Mourinho Frankly Discusses Roles of Luke Shaw, Wayne Rooney

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho met the media today to preview tomorrow’s Europa League clash with St. Etienne. You can view the whole media session in full at this link (Mourinho was joined by Frenchman Anthony Martial for the leg of this tie to be played in France). 

Mourinho was asked about why Defender Luke Shaw wasn’t named to the squad and why he continues to be left out.

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Man United Starting XI Prediction vs ASSE (Europa League)

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Manchester United are looking to continue their UEFA Europa League hot streak as they visit St. Etiennne in the round of 32 Wednesday night. As you’ve already heard numerous times, this is the de facto Pogba Cup, as ASSE and Florentin Pogba host his brother Paul Pogba.

United won the Old Trafford leg 3-0, and so the Red Devils can pretty much coast in this one, and they’ll reach the UEL round of 16. United are also in line to potentially win a “plastic treble” (here’s more on that).

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Man United Injury Report vs ASSE; Phil Jones, Wayne Rooney

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Manchester United are remarkably healthy for this time of year, especially when you consider they’re still alive in four different competitions, and all of that takes a toll. Tomorrow night they take on St. Etienne with a 3-0 advantage on aggregate. They’re in great position for advancing to the round of 16.

(It’s also the second leg of the Pogba Cup Tie)

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Anthony Martial, Jose Mourinho Pre-Match Press Conference vs ASSE (Video)

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Manchester United are looking to continue their UEFA Europa League hot streak as they travel to St. Etiennne in the round of 32 Wednesday night. As you’ve already heard numerous times, this is the de facto Pogba Cup, as ASSE brings Florentin Pogba to Old Trafford where he’ll square off against his brother Paul Pogba.

United entire the second leg up 3-0 and almost certain to advance to the round of 16.

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Bernardo Silva: Chelsea FC, Manchester United Target Could Fetch £68m

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Chelsea may have already wrapped up the Premier League title, at least their previous manager, Jose Mourinho thinks so. If and when the Blues wrap up the league, our attention will then shift to the summer transfer window. Right now Monaco forward Bernardo is a hot Chelsea transfer rumor circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world.

Hey, it’s never too early to talk about the summer window! The Portugese wing/No. 10 role may be the next player to see both Manchester United and Chelsea compete for his services.

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“Plastic Treble” Possible for Manchester United; How Would that Go Over?

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Manchester United aren’t winning the league title this season. Chelsea are claiming that trophy, just as United and former Blues Manager Jose Mourinho, he’ll tell ya the same. The Red Devils can win three other trophies however. On Saturday March 11th, the two teams previously mentioned will clash in the FA Cup Quarterfinals.

United currently hold that specific title, the only trophy won during the two year Louis van Gaal era. On Wednesday, United will take on ASSE in the second leg of their UEFA Europa League Round of 32 tie. United went up 3-0 in the first leg, and their chances of advancing are obviously almost certain.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in the form of his life at age 35

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It was at the beginning of the 2016-17 season, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic about to join Manchester United that questions about his age began to surface. Then 34, many thought that his best years were past him and that he just couldn’t cut it at the top level anymore. Already a legend of the game, many thought the move could tarnish his reputation.

“Age is just a number,” he had remarked. “I’m not worried at all.”

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Jose Mourinho Starts Mind Games with Chelsea Ahead of FA Cup Clash

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The FA Cup quarterfinal draws were made public today with Manchester United versus Chelsea FC the headliner fixture. Funny how all these draws always yield the easiest match-ups for creating the perfect narratives, isn’t it?

This dual is obviously the Jose Mourinho Cup as the Portugese leads his current club against the one that sacked him in December of 2015. Mourinho is known for being a master tactician, and for sometimes playing elaborate mind games with his opponents. Whenever polls are taken of this sort regarding managers and their personalities, you’ll usually see Mourinho’s name near the top of the list.

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Paul Pogba £89.3m Deal to Seem Cheap in Near Future Says Jose Mourinho

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Former Tottenham Hotspur Manager Harry Redknapp said last week that Spurs midfielder Dele Alli is worth more than Paul Pogba. If Alli does hit the open market, I guess we’ll find out if that’s true or not. Pogba, the world’s most expensive player, returned to Manchester United this past summer for a transfer deal worth £89.3 million, or $115 million or 103 million Euros.

In any currency, it’s a TON of money. #Pogback was no doubt a HUGE deal, but if the French national teammate and friend of Pogba, Antoine Griezmann, leaves Atletico Madrid for United this summer the record could be broken again.

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FA Cup 6th Round Draws: Manchester United vs Chelsea FC the Headliner

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Manchester United, the current holders of the FA Cup, advanced past Blackburn Rovers 2-1 today on the strength of goals from Marcus Rashford and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The fifth round triumph sets them up to take on Chelsea FC, the current leaders of the Premier League, in what will be the marquee fixture in the round of eight.

The FA Cup draws have been held, and made public, with still two more slots to be determined in the quarter-finals. The field of 10 will be whittled down to eight.

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Video of Marcus Rashford, Zlatan Ibrahimovic Goals as MUFC Triumph in FA Cup

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Manchester United fell behind 1-0 to Blackburn Rovers today, but battled back to advance to the FA Cup sixth round. Marcus Rashford equalized for United, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic came off the bench to provide the game-winner on a goal beautifully set up by a really nice Paul Pogba pass.

Here’s the footage:

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Lists 10 Rules to Be More Like Him

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It’s another platform for Zlatan being Zlatan, as the Manchester United scoring sensation took over the club’s official Instagram account on Friday. Ibrahimovic is United’s leading scorer by a very wide margin. The Swedish superstar striker is also the Red Devils biggest public personality by a very large gap.

One of Ibra’s most interesting posts on the Man Utd IG account listed out how to be more like him. Thus, if you’re a Zlatan fanatic and hoping to emulate your hero…

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