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Jose Mourinho hits back at Man United critics: Defending is not a crime

Marcus Rashford’s free kick was mishandled by Benfica’s goalkeeper and sealed a hard-fought 1-0 victory for Man United. Marcus Rashford’s free kick was mishandled by Benfica’s goalkeeper and sealed a hard-fought 1-0 victory for Man United. The FC guys provide their critiques for Jose Mourinho’s Man United side following a narrow UCL victory over Benfica. LISBON, Portugal — Jose Mourinho has hit back at critics of his style of football by insisting good defending is not a crime. Manchester United kept their ninth clean sheet in just 13 games so far this season after shutting out Benfica to win 1-0 in Champions League Group A in Lisbon on Wednesday night. It came just four days after Liverpool fired a blank against Mourinho’s side in a goalless draw ...

Conte hits back at Mourinho over injury jibe

Antonio Conte warned Jose Mourinho to stop talking about Chelsea after the Manchester United boss criticised managers who complain about injuries. Conte-Mourinho Defending United’s cautious tactics in last weekend’s draw at Liverpool and Wednesday’s 1-0 win over Benfica, Mourinho made it clear he had opted for a conservative approach because his side are missing key players. But Mourinho insisted that wasn’t making excuses, a charge he believes others are guilty of in the Premier League. Chelsea boss Conte has repeatedly mentioned his team’s injury problems during their current winless run, which extended to three matches after they were held to a 3-3 draw by Roma on Wednesday. Conte is without N’Golo Kante, Victor Moses and Danny Drinkwater, while Alvaro Morata has ju...

Jose Mourinho has held Manchester United contract talks – sources

Jose Mourinho touches on the speculation of his potential PSG move and the prospect of ending his career with Man United. Julien Laurens explains why Jose Mourinho might not be a good fit at PSG, despite reported mutual interest. Jose Mourinho has held talks with Manchester United about a new contract but he is no rush to sign a new deal, sources have told ESPN FC. Mourinho is under contract at Old Trafford until 2019 after signing a three-year deal to take over from Louis van Gaal in 2016. Despite Mourinho’s insistence in Lisbon on Tuesday that he is not about to “sign a new five-year contract or leave for Paris Saint-Germain,” sources have told ESPN FC that preliminary talks have taken place.  However, with 20 months remaining on Mourinho’s existing deal, neither ...

Man United’s Andreas Pereira loses licence for eight months for speeding

Jose Mourinho touches on the speculation of his potential PSG move and the prospect of ending his career with Man United. Manchester United loanee Andreas Pereira has apologised on social media after having his licence temporarily removed by a judge for driving almost three times over the speed limit. Levante reported that the 21-year-old, currently on a season-long loan at Valencia from United, was caught by a speeding radar on Monday afternoon driving his Bentley at 148 km/h on an urban area in Valencia where the speed limit is 50 km/h. Pereira stood before a judge on Tuesday in Valencia and was fined €3,600 (£3,212) as well as having his licence withdrawn for eight months. Andreas Pereira is on a season-long loan at Valencia. The midfielder expressed regret over his lack of judgement, t...

Marcos Rojo will be back for Man United in two weeks – Mourinho

Jose Mourinho touches on the speculation of his potential PSG move and the prospect of ending his career with Man United. LISBON — Marcos Rojo should be fit to make his Manchester United return in two weeks, manager Jose Mourinho has said. Rojo has not played since suffering a knee ligament tear during the Europa League quarterfinal against Anderlecht in April. He was part of the squad for the club’s summer tour of the United States, but only to continue his rehabilitation. And although Rojo travelled to Lisbon on Monday ahead of United’s Champions League tie against Benfica, he will not feature against the Portuguese side. Mourinho told MUTV: “Rojo is not coming to play but he is coming with the team to train with the group. “I would say probably in two weeks...

Scouting Spotlight: Aaron Martin, Leon Goretzka, Hirving Lozano

Manchester United have reportedly scouted Aaron Martin. Which players are attracting attention in Europe’s biggest leagues? Scouting Spotlight looks at three players each week whose performances are making headlines … Aaron Martin — Espanyol After making his debut in October 2016, Martin has earned a regular starting spot at Espanyol and attracted admirers across Europe with his impressive performances. The left-back has won three caps for Spain Under-21s but was overlooked for the European Championship squad in the summer. Playing style An agile, tenacious full-back, Martin’s tactical maturity has caught the eye at Espanyol. His positioning is sound, along with his awareness to provide cover for teammates, but there are occasions when he can leave himself exposed b...

Ashley Young rejects Man United criticism over draw: It was a good point

Mark Ogden expected much more out of Liverpool and Man United following their dire goalless draw at Anfield. Alejandro Moreno says Manchester United played like a mid-table side in their scoreless draw at Liverpool. LISBON, Portugal — Ashley Young has rejected criticism of Manchester United’s approach against Liverpool on Saturday and insisted the result will turn out to be a “good point.” Jose Mourinho was accused of negative tactics after his team managed one shot on target at Anfield. Romelu Lukaku had United’s best chance but Jurgen Klopp’s team had just one clear sight of goal themselves when David De Gea saved from Joel Matip. The draw maintained United’s unbeaten start to the season and, ahead of the Champions League clash with Benfica, Youn...

Jose Mourinho plays down new Manchester United deal and PSG move

Julien Laurens explains why Jose Mourinho might not be a good fit at PSG, despite reported mutual interest. Alejandro Moreno says Manchester United played like a mid-table side in their scoreless draw at Liverpool. LISBON, Portugal — Jose Mourinho has repeated his claim that he does not believe he will finish his career at Manchester United but insists that does not means he is set to quit the club for Paris Saint-Germain. Mourinho admitted his admiration for PSG in an interview on Sunday that came amid reports he is reluctant to begin negotiations over a new contract at Old Trafford. But ahead of United’s Champions League tie with Benfica in Lisbon on Wednesday, the 54-year-old said there is “nothing happening” with regards to his future. He insisted again that he ...

Premier League title race with Man City, Man United a study in contrasts

With Man City on a tear in the Premier League, Craig Burley analyses their form compared to the chasing pack. With Man City on a tear in the Premier League, Craig Burley analyses their form compared to the chasing pack. They do things differently in Manchester. City and United are two clubs working toward different directions, and their methods are so distinct that they are almost polar opposites. On one side of town, City are playing with a joyful, sweeping brilliance. They have turned the Etihad into a temple of entertainment. A handful of miles away at Old Trafford, United are built around power and mean-eyed pragmatism with few frills in their approach. What the neighbours have in common, however, is that they are unbeaten in the Premier League. Early indications are that the title bat...

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