Chelsea FC Transfer Talk: Gary Cahill, Ethan Ampadu, Elseid Hysaj

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The mid November international break is certainly the perfect time to talk some transfer rumors, as the January window will be here before you know it. In this article we focus on Chelsea FC, and there is a whole lot of ground to cover so let’s dive right in, starting with Napoli right back Elseid Hysaj, a target of both Chelsea and Manchester United.

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Man United Transfer Talk: Alexis Sanchez, Gary Cahill, Matteo Darmian, Elseid Hysaj

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The mid November international break is certainly the perfect time to talk some transfer rumors, as the January window will be here before you know it. In this article we focus on Manchester United, and there is a whole lot of ground to cover so let’s dive right in, starting with Alexis Sanchez, the massive bust in the forward position group.

The highest salaried player in United history, who moved over in January as part of a swap deal with Arsenal for Henrikh Mkhitaryan, has been a total disaster signing for Old Trafford.

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Paul Pogba Says Returning to United was “the best feeling ever”

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Paul Pogba has made some news-worthy public comments that have quelled talk he is unsettled at Old Trafford, and squashed rumors of a move away this summer.

Pogba, who earlier this season invited speculation he could be unhappy at the club due to some arcane comments in social media postings and post match interviews, now says that returning to Manchester was “the best feeling ever,” and that his desire to succeed at the club has “never changed.”

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Man United News and Notes: Ander Herrera, Juan Mata, Ashley Young

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Manchester United have just completed a huge week, and the results were mixed to say the least. Now they are on the final international break of 2018. Although it’s a break period, there is still plenty of news circulating on this Tuesday. Let’s take a look at some of the relevant news and notes making the rounds within the Manchester United community online right now.

This post covers a trio of players who will be out of contract this summer, and thus able to move on a free transfer: Ashley Young, Juan Mata and Ander Herrera. The triad are all currently playing for the club on a single season extension in their deals that was triggered last year.

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Man United News and Notes: Lindelof, Butt, Ibrahimovic, Rooney

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Manchester United have just completed a huge week, and the results were mixed to say the least. Now they are on the final international break of 2018. Although it’s a break period, there is still plenty of news circulating on this Tuesday. Let’s take a look at some of the relevant news and notes making the rounds within the Manchester United community online right now.

We start with the Sweden Golden Ball Award, which saw Victor Lindelof, not Zlatan Ibrahimovic, claim the honor.

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Paul Pogba Reassures Fans that His Injury is Not Serious

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When midfielder Paul Pogba missed training on Friday, with a mysterious and undisclosed injury, it really seemed like Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho might have been playing mind games on his opponent ahead of the Manchester Derby.

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Anthony Martial, Paul Pogba Withdrawn from France Squad Due to Injuries

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According to an announcement from the France Football Federation, a pair of Manchester United stars, Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba, have withdrawn from the France national team camp due to injury. The pair have now been ruled out of action for the world champions, in their matches against Netherlands and Uruguay this international break.

News of the former was not surprising, as he missed United’s 3-1 Manchester Derby defeat at the hands of City. Pogba missed training on Friday, and showed up to the derby wearing a suit. United didn’t disclose any information on his injury, but France team doctors have.

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Raheem Sterling Showboating Enrages Juan Mata and Pep Guardiola

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Before the Manchester Derby, City forward Raheem Sterling was praised extensively by his manager Pep Guardiola. Friday bright the announcement of the England international inking a new long term contract extension with the club, and Guardiola defending his polarizing player against all the different types of criticism that has been leveled against the winger over the course of his career.

So what does Sterling go out on do on Sunday? Pointlessly showboat towards the end of a hyped up derby match where emotions were already running high. Manchester City beat Manchester United very handily today, with the 3-1 score not quite doing justice to the one-sidedness of the affair.

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Jose Mourinho Makes Bizarre Claims About Fellaini, Excuses for Derby Defeat

Manchester City absolutely dominated crosstown rivals United in the Manchester Derby today, spotlighting the big gap that currently exists between the two clubs right now. After the 3-1 loss, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho made a bunch of excuses for his side’s no show on Sunday, with mental and physical fatigue right at the top of the list.

He also scapegoated the fixture schedule and said that City were at an advantage because they had won their previous matches by such a lopsided margin and were thus at ease.

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Manchester Derby News: Sterling, Pogba, Silva, Mourinho, Shaw, Raiola

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Another boring, tedious international break will soon be here (well, the Wayne Rooney Foundation International is an interesting story line), but before it arrives we still have a blockbuster of a Manchester Derby. At halftime, Manchester City are up 1-0 on Manchester United, thanks to a 12′ goal from David Silva.

Here are some of the news and notes surrounding the headliner fixture of this Premier League weekend.

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Manchester Derby News: Raheem Sterling, Paul Pogba, Benjamin Mendy, Anthony Martial

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Another dull boring international break will soon be upon us (well, the Wayne Rooney Foundation International is an interesting story line), but before it arrives comes a blockbuster of a match, the Manchester Derby. Here are some of the news and notes surrounding the headliner fixture of the Premier League weekend.

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Wayne Rooney Foundation International Should Be Commended, Not Criticized

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In his defense of Thursday night’s ‘Wayne Rooney Foundation International,” the new moniker for the England-USA friendly, Three Lions Manager Gareth Southgate described Rooney as someone who “has often been undervalued in terms of how well he played for England.”

The all time leading scorer in an England shirt, Wayne Rooney retired from international football in 2017, but he’ll reactivate for Three Lions just this one time, and collect his 120th cap. After this match, Wazza’s England career will exist only in memorabilia, football posters, footage of past games and in the memory banks of supporters. 

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