Romelu Lukaku Avoids Jail Time, Pays Fine for L.A. Incident

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Back in the summer time, Romelu Lukaku celebrated his holiday a little too much, and way too noisily. Lukaku rented a Beverly Hills mansion, where he hosted a party that was way too raucous for his neighbors.

In early July, a week before his move up in pay grade and transfer to Manchester United, he was arrested, but not taken into custody, by the Beverly Police Department.

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Ander Herrera Slams People Who Label Jose Mourinho as Too Defensive Minded

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Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has hit out at those who label his current manager, Jose Mourinho, as being way too defensive-minded. Herrera, the club’s player of the year last season, was very passionate and detailed in his defense of Mourinho, a boss who often gets slapped with the too pragmatic tag, and sees it re-applied with additional force every single time Mourinho parks the bus in a big time game.

“If you look at Manchester United’s statistics, until three weeks ago, we had scored the same number of goals as Manchester City had and we were the second-highest goalscoring team in the league,” Herrera said in an interview with BeINSPORTS.

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Chris Smalling on United Attack, Pitch Conditions and More (Video)

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Manchester United defender Chris Smalling met the media a couple hours ago to preview his side’s UEFA Champions League clash at FC Basel tomorrow night, and we have video of the entire session, via YouTube, posted for you below.

A draw or better on Wednesday night in Switzerland and the Red Devils officially clinch passage through to the competition’s round of 16. Smalling discussed a whole host of topics, including first and foremost the conditions of the pitch, which has been a much talked about issue.

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Jose Mourinho Press Conference Previewing FC Basel

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho met the media a couple hours ago to preview his side’s UEFA Champions League clash at FC Basel tomorrow night, and we have video of the entire session, via YouTube, posted for you below.

A draw or better on Wednesday officially clinches United’s passage through to the competition’s round of 16.

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Man United Injury Report vs Basel: Michael Carrick, Eric Bailly, Phil Jones

Wednesday night at FC Basel will likely see Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho rotate a few players from this weekend’s league victory over Newcastle United. Fixture congestion is coming up, and the festive period will be here before you know it, so this UEFA Champions League clash means a chance to rest some players for the major workload ahead.

Mourinho will likely still field a very strong side for this one, as the Red Devils need just the one additional point to officially book passage into the tournament’s knockout round. Here is the link to our Man United starting XI prediction.

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Man United Starting XI Prediction vs FC Basel (Champions League)

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Having won all four of their UEFA Champions League group stage contests up to this point, Manchester United are sitting pretty right now with almost certain prospects to progress from Group A. What side will finish second is much less clear. Perhaps it is Wednesday night’s opponents, FC Basel, who are level on six points with CSKA Moscow.

As the Swiss side are set to host United, CSKA will face Benfica in their penultimate group stage match.

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Seven footballing greats who have never won the Ballon d’Or

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By John O’Leary

This year’s Ballon d’Or winner is set to be announced early next month.

Pele and Diego Maradona – considered two of the greatest players to have ever taken to the pitch – weren’t legible to win this prestigious award due to being South American.

As of 1995, the rulings changed to allow South American footballers to be considered as long as they’re currently playing their club football in Europe.

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Liverpool FC Aiming to avoid Spanish nightmare in the Champions League

Liverpool FC visit Sevilla in the UEFA Champions League tomorrow aiming to secure their place in the knockout stages of the competition. Jurgen Klopp’s side lead Group E by a point over Sevilla, with Spartak Moscow three points down in third place.

Reds Defender Joel Matip missed Saturday’s Premier League victory over Southampton with a thigh strain, and the centre-back remains doubtful for Tuesday’s game.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Kept the Serious Severity of His Injury Secret

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic often loves to talk about just how much larger than life he is. His ego and his public persona are massive, and he loves playing it all up for the cameras and other recording devices. He loves to give off a superhero vibe.

That’s why what he said following his long awaited return to action is so newsworthy. It was a heartfelt and serious moment of humility, a chance to show he’s mortal and human, not a television character, after all. Zlatan admitted that his knee injury, suffered against Anderlecht in the Europa League quarterfinals in April, was a whole lot more serious than he led on.

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Man United News: Romelu Lukaku, Rio Ferdinand, Jose Mourinho, Paul Pogba

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Manchester United thumped Newcastle 4-1 at Old Trafford yesterday, sending a statement to the rest of the Premier League. The Red Devils won’t concede the title to their Manchester City just yet, and with Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba now back in action, they may have the firepower to contend again.

Let’s take a look at some of the news that’s currently circulating in the Man United online news universe as we head towards the UEFA Champions League group clash at FC Basel Wednesday night.

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Man United News: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Ryan Giggs, Paul Pogba, Jose Mourinho

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Manchester United thrashed Newcastle United 4-1 at home yesterday, in a Premier League fixture result that certainly sent a statement. The Red Devils are not ready to concede the title to their intra-city rivals just yet, as they now have their injured stars finally returned.

Let’s take a look at some of the news that’s currently trending in the United Twitterverse and cyberspace as we head towards the UEFA Champions League group clash at FC Basel Wednesday night.

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Ryan Giggs Should Manage Wales, Says Mark Hughes

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When will Ryan finally get his first major managerial gig? Will it be with the Wales National Team? Current Stoke City and former Wales boss Mark Hughes recommends that Ryan Giggs take over the vacant position as leader of the Dragons. Hughes, in an interview with BBC Radio Five Live’s “Sportsweek,” endorsed his fellow Welshman.

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