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February 13, 2018 7:10 AM Mourinho ready to sell Jones, Smalling in major defensive shake-up

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, is planning a serious shake-up of his defence this summer, with Chris Smalling and Phil Jones both set to be offloaded. Mourinho is looking to bring in a new centre-half, with the England duo’s places under threat. The United boss is understood to have had reservations about Smalling and Jones, even before Sunday’s 18

December 24, 2017 6:51 AM EPL: Mourinho calls Manchester United players “childish” after 2-2 draw with Leicester

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has described his players as “childish” after they conceded a stoppage-time equaliser to draw with 10-man Leicester. Leicester made it 2-2 in the fourth minute of injury time at the King Power Stadium. Juan Mata had earlier cancelled out Jamie Vardy’s opener and put United ahead of Leicester, who had substitute 32

November 22, 2017 3:51 PM Basel vs Manchester United: Team news, injuries, potential lineup

Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United need just one point to qualify for the Champions League round-of-16 as they prepare for their clash with FC Basel on Wednesday. United have not lost in Europe in 2017-18 and have scored 10 goals in four games and conceding just once. In the reversed fixture, Manchester United beat Basel 3-0 and will hope for a similarly 22

October 21, 2017 6:53 PM Aaron Mooy scores as Huddersfield shocks Manchester United

Australian Aaron Mooy has starred on the big stage yet again, scoring his second goal of the EPL season as Huddersfield Town shocked Manchester United 2-1. The Socceroos midfielder scored the opener for Huddersfield as they upset the Premier League giants for the first time in 65 years at The John Smith's Stadium on Saturday. While United dominated possession 53

October 18, 2017 8:56 PM Rashford's magnificent free kick earns uninspired Man United a win at Benfica

Having won both of their games coming in to this match, while Benfica had lost both of theirs, the real pressure was on the home side and not Manchester United ahead of kickoff on Wednesday. That was telling in the first half of the 1-0 win, with United not showing an awful lot of quality in attack and Benfica not able to create the clear cut chances 46

October 1, 2017 1:31 AM United make light work of feeble Palace

Manchester United 4 Crystal Palace 0 The game went a bit flat after such a sparkling start, with Palace doing their damage limitation work well and keeping two disciplined defensive lines behind the ball. It took United half an hour to find a way through, and when they did the danger again came from the left. This time it was Ashley Young in an advanced 29

September 12, 2017 8:00 AM I feel weaker without Fellaini in Manchester United team – Mourinho

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has claimed he feels weaker without Marouane Fellaini in his team. Fellaini has emerged as one of Mourinho’s key member, having endured a rough spell at Old Trafford before the Portuguese arrived last year. The 29-year-old missed the 2-2 draw with Stoke City on Saturday and remains a doubt for the Champions League 32

July 31, 2017 9:59 PM Matic could prove a crucial piece in new United jigsaw

Serbian should bring the midfield stability to allow the likes of Paul Pogba to shine Six months into his first season back at Chelsea, Jose Mourinho had identified three key areas in which his team were deficient. Hindsight suggests it was that recognition that led, at the beginning of February 2014, to his “little horses” press conference in which 27

July 31, 2017 11:27 AM How Manchester United could look with Nemanja Matic

Man Utd transfer news features a look at Nemanja Matic as he prepares to join Jose Mourinho's Old Trafford squad. David Moyes' Manchester United were getting battered by Chelsea when Jose Mourinho instructed the club's new signing Nemanja Matic to warm up in front of the away supporters. "Chelsea reject," was the sardonic cry as United supporters settled 18

July 24, 2017 9:38 AM Man United win overshadowed as Ander Herrera limps off

José Mourinho’s side overcame Real Madrid in farcical penalty shootout but cause for concern Despite Julia Roberts, an Oscar-winning member of Hollywood royalty, “measuring her excitement” beforehand, there was an under-capacity turnout for this International Champions Cup encounter in Santa Clara, three years after Manchester United and Real Madrid 23