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Manchester United baulk at Sporting’s £80m valuation of Bruno Fernandes

By | 18th January 2020

• Club will end interest in midfielder unless Sporting lower price• United believe 25-year-old is worth closer to £45m plus add-onsManchester United have baulked at Sporting Lisbon’s £80m valuation of Bruno Fernandes, with their valuation of the midfie…

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Solskjær: ‘We want City to feel confident so we can throw sucker punch’

By | 6th December 2019

• Manchester United could benefit from City arrogance, says manager• Solskjær believes United are still a bigger club than CityOle Gunnar Solskjær hopes Manchester City will approach Saturday’s derby with arrogance because this could allow Manchester U…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjær urges patience to see fruits of Manchester United labours

By | 3rd December 2019

• ‘We just need results,’ he says before Spurs visit on Wednesday• United have made worst start to a season since 1988Ole Gunnar Solskjær believes Manchester United fans are behind him and has said “patience is key” after the club’s worst start to a se…

Ole Gunnar Solskjær: I feel no extra pressure at Manchester United after Pochettino sacking

By | 22nd November 2019

• Norwegian insists he is not threatened by ex-Spurs manager• Solskjær: ‘I’ve got the best job in the world’Ole Gunnar Solskjær has insisted he is not threatened by Mauricio Pochettino now being out of work despite the Argentinian previously being a ca…

Mourinho brings good, bad and ugly, but in what ratio at Tottenham?

By | 20th November 2019

Manager needs to show he is not yesterday’s man with a squad more talented than the one he inherited at Manchester UnitedThe good, the bad and the ugly: José Mourinho’s appointment as head coach by Tottenham Hotspur means his managerial modus operandi …

Benjamin Mendy’s hard work can earn reward, says Pep Guardiola

By | 24th August 2019

• Left-back training in Barcelona for potential October return• ‘If Benjamin is fit, he will have success. He has a special quality’Pep Guardiola says Benjamin Mendy is working “like an animal” to have a successful Manchester City career following an i…

Pep Guardiola says Mauricio Pochettino does not believe his praise is genuine

By | 16th August 2019

• ‘My opinion about him is high standard … he doesn’t believe me’• Guardiola’s Manchester City host Tottenham on SaturdayPep Guardiola has suggested Mauricio Pochettino refuses to take his admiration for Tottenham’s manager at face value, suggesting a …

Pep Guardiola praises Manchester City’s ‘special’ Phil Foden

By | 21st April 2019

• Foden, 18, scores first Premier League goal to beat Spurs• Guardiola says of midfielder: ‘He’s sharp, positive, so focused’Pep Guardiola has praised Phil Foden as “special” after the 18-year-old’s winning goal against Tottenham. Foden’s fifth-minute …

Pep Guardiola refuses to curb Manchester City’s attacking approach

By | 19th April 2019

• ‘We concede a lot but we score a lot. We won’t change’• City host Champions League conquerors Spurs on SaturdayPep Guardiola is emphatic he will never change Manchester City’s attack-first style despite being knocked out of the Champions League in dr…

Pochettino happy with Ronaldinho’s Champions League prediction for Spurs

By | 16th April 2019

• Brazilian thinks Tottenham can win Europe’s biggest prize• Pep Guardiola unhappy with limited preparation timeMauricio Pochettino was relaxed enough before Tottenham’s quarter-final second leg with Manchester City to agree with Ronaldinho’s claim tha…