Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Says United Need a Midfield Leader Like Bryan Robson

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Speaking at a supporter event alongside Bryan Robson in Perth, Australia, Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said his current side needs a player just like the footballing legend. Robson, known by his nickname of “Captain Marvel,” provided a strong steady leadership presence in the middle of the park during his playing days, when he wore the captain’s armband for both United and England.

Solskjaer says his side needs an individual like that as he continues his rebuilding project at Old Trafford. In the midfield, the club has seen Ander Herrera and Marouane Fellaini move on in the past six months.

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Harry Maguire to Manchester United Agreed; Record Breaking £80m Deal

The Harry Maguire to Manchester United transfer narrative is one that has been dragging out for a very long time already. However, if the English tabloids are to be believed, then the resolution is now finally here. The storyline is in several Sunday tabloid publications: this tweet from a Mirror football reporteran article in the Sunday Daily Star and The Sunday Express.

They’re all telling the same story- an £80m transfer fee agreed upon, with the Man United medical for the 26-year-old coming tomorrow. The deal, which is £60m up front, £20m in add-ons, makes Harry Maguire the owner of the richest contract for a defender in world history.

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Manchester United Transfer Talk: Pogba, Lukaku, Alderweireld

We’re still waiting for all that hype that entered this summer transfer window at Manchester United to actually be realized, but at least they have signed two new players, which is more that what many teams have done.

Hopefully, there will be more signings to talk about between now and when the season starts. United are currently on their preseason tour in Australia, winning their first friendly today 2-0 over Perth Glory- a side that was very very short-handed on Saturday. With United’s first friendly now in the books, here are some of the top trending transfer narratives in the Manchester United online community today.

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Manchester United Unveil New “Snakeskin” Style Away Kit (Photos)

As photos of it leaked back on June 21, the new Manchester United away kit was not a surprise to many, if not most.

However, a lot of people saw the so-called “Savannah-toned aesthetic” strip for the first time yesterday, and in doing so interpreted the design far different from how the club intended.  The intention of Adidas and the club is to pay homage to artists in Manchester, specifically the mosaics found on the streets of the city’s Northern Quarter.

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Manchester United Transfer Talk: Matthijs de Ligt, Romelu Lukaku

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We’re still waiting for all that hype that entered this summer transfer window at Manchester United to actually be realized, but hey, they have signed two new players, and that is more than a lot of clubs, even the big ones, have done so far.

Hopefully, there will be more signings to talk about between now and when the season starts. United are currently on their preseason tour in Australia, with their first friendly coming on Saturday. With all this in mind, here are some of the top trending transfer narratives in the Manchester United online community on this Friday.

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Man United Transfer Talk: Sean Longstaff, Mario Lemina, Louie Barry

We’re still waiting for all that hype that entered this summer transfer window at Manchester United to actually be realized, but at least they have signed two new players, which is more that what many teams have done.

Hopefully, there will be more signings to talk about between now and when the season starts. United are currently on their preseason tour in Australia, with their first friendly coming on Saturday. With all this in mind, here are some of the top trending transfer narratives in the Manchester United online community today.

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Romelu Lukaku Misses United Training Amid Transfer Talks with Inter Milan

According to multiple outlets, Romelu Lukaku transfer talks have finally begun between Manchester United and Inter Milan. This transfer narrative has been prevalent for some time, partially fueled by both the big Belgian striker, and new Inter boss Antonio Conte, expressing their mutual respect and admiration in public.

The Lukaku-Conte bromance also goes back to at least the summer of 2017, when the then Chelsea manager was closing in on acquiring the then Everton forward; before United swooped in.

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Manchester United Mocked By Liverpool Fans with Australia Airplane Stunt

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Liverpool-Manchester United is a rivalry that impacts sports fans all over the world. The northwest England blood-feud competition exists in the hearts and minds of supporters globally, as both clubs have a massive following on every continent.

On Thursday we saw an incident in Australia, where United are currently training for the upcoming season. A group of Liverpool fans took their acrimony to the other side of the world, where they flew an airplane over United’s training session at the WACA Cricket Ground in Perth.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Vehemently Defends Paul Pogba’s Heart, Professionalism

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has now weighed in on the Paul Pogba transfer saga, and in doing so he vehemently defended the heart, soul, pride and professionalism of his midfielder. Pogba, without question the best and most talented player on United, has often been blasted by fans and media alike for his work ethic, demeanor and dedication.

He’s also been heavily linked with a move away from Old Trafford this summer, with his agent Mino Raiola claiming that a transfer is in the process. Raiola also made comments yesterday overtly slamming the club while Pogba himself openly pined for a move away earlier this summer.

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Marcus Rashford Says Jesse Lingard Made a Mistake in Posting Controversial Video

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Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford admits that his teammate and frequent holiday buddy Jesse Lingard made a mistake in posting a controversial video that was filmed while the pair were on holiday together.

Supposedly, the video Lingard published to his over 6 million Instagram followers was done on accident back on June 19 while on vacation in Miami, Florida. The video, which included footage of a friend named Jamal Branker simulating sex with a pillow, has drawn a ton of backlash online. You can view it below:

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Five Biggest Premier League Signings Thus Far This Summer Transfer Window

The start of the new 2019/20 Premier League season is less than a month away and clubs are starting to do big business in preparation. The transfer window is a crucial time for all clubs. They need to get their transfers right otherwise the season ahead will most likely be a disappointment. And nobody wants that, least of all the fans!

So which footballers are on the move and who has commanded the biggest transfer fees so far in the transfer window?

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Mino Raiola Slams Manchester United’s Handling of Paul Pogba Situation

Mino Raiola, football super-agent and representation for Paul Pogba, has hit out at his client’s employer, Manchester United Football Club. Welcome to day…(well, we’ve lost count at this point) of the Pogba 2019 summer transfer saga. And you can buckle up too, because this narrative isn’t going anywhere for a long while.

Actually, this is part of what Raiola is slamming the club for- dragging their feet on everything and making a tedious situation all the more protracted.

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