Paul Pogba may have hogged all the headlines for becoming the most expensive signing in all the history of the modern game, but the arrival of Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund was equally welcome with clamor and fanfare. With 23 goals and a further 26 assists last season, the prospect of having the 

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The former Chelsea manager and club legend was sacked just after 30 months and 136 games into his second stint at Chelsea. After making promises to stay for a long time this time around sighting maturity as the main reason to stay put, but it wasn’t what it turned out to be as he — 

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After the extensive hype surrounding Manchester United’s encounter with Liverpool, the match itself turned out to be a disappointment. Liverpool failed to break down a stubborn United side, set up by Jose Mourinho to be resilient and shut out the attacking threat of the opposition. Since the goalless draw at Anfield, the debate has been 

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After Manchester United secured a valuable point during a turgid, 0-0 draw at Anfield on Monday, fans of the Reds’ could be forgiven for experiencing mixed emotions. After all, while a hard-fought draw at the home of your bitter rivals is never a bad thing, the defensive nature of United’s display and the fact that 

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Jose Mourinho’s arrival at Old Trafford was welcome with overwhelming glamour and fanfare, understandably so as the club was deeply entrenched in crisis after yet again failing to qualify for the Champions League for the second time in three years. Although Louis van Gaal managed to clinch the FA Cup- a trophy that evaded Sir 

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For the first time since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson, there is real optimism amongst Manchester United fans going into the new season. They have one of the most successful managers in the world at the helm and have signed one of the best players in Paul Pogba. Mourinho has had plenty of success 

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Jose Mourinho had his first official press briefing on Tuesday since taking over the reins of power at Old Trafford a little over a month ago. The Portuguese appeared excited about his new adventure as he looks set to begin the uphill task of return Manchester United back to its glory days. The rebuilding process 

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Jose Mourinho has been Manchester United manager for slightly close to a week now, although one would argue he has been the de facto manager for close to three months considering how Louis van Gaal managed to hang by a thread for so long. With the players away, Jose has been making the most of 

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Shortly after inspiring Manchester United two a twelfth joint-record FA Cup triumph against Crystal Palace, Louis van Gaal was dismissed as manager for the Old Trafford outfit. What ensued was a drop in share value of Manchester United stock at the New York Stock Exchange, which only signified that an announcement on van Gaal’s successor 

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As we head into May we are still not much the wiser as to exactly who will be in charge of Manchester United next season. The stability and success of the Alex Ferguson is becoming an increasingly distant memory at Old Trafford and it is clear that the next managerial appointment simply has to be 

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‘Twas the week before Christmas, and Chelsea are doomed, Sacking their manager – Mourinho, they fumed! The boardroom were ruthless, he has to go, And off he went – the prodigal Mourinho!’ The ‘special one’ just gazed as he was read the last rites, But he didn’t care – it wasn’t a surprise! A lady 

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Sam Allardyce led the reaction to the news of Jose Mourinho’s sacking from Chelsea by saying he was “shocked and saddened”. In this case the feeling of shock was inescapable but there is an overriding inevitably about Mourinho’s departure, any lingering hope that the Portuguese could turn this wretched season around starting with Allardyce’s Sunderland on 

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One suspects that Jose Mourinho will be enjoying the current round of internationals. The Chelsea manager will be itching to get back to Premier League duty and the task of turning his side’s wretched form around, but the break will spare the Portuguese from the intense scrutiny that now surrounds his position. In what is 

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