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Result: Pogba sees red as PSG beat Man Utd

Paris Saint-Germain inflict a first defeat on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United to put one foot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Paris Saint-Germain have put one foot into the quarter-finals of the Champions League courtesy of a 2-0 win over Manchester United in the first leg of their last-16 clash at Old Trafford this evening. The Ligue 1 leaders switched gear in the second half as quickfire goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe gave the visitors two crucial away goals and a commanding advantage to take back to the Parc des Princes on March 6. The result sees Ole Gunnar Solskjaer suffer his first defeat in his 12th match as United manager, and their misery was compounded late on when Paul Pogba was sent off to ensure that he will miss the return leg in P...

Combined XI: Manchester United vs. Paris Saint-Germain

Ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League showdown between Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain, Sports Mole selects its strongest combined XI from both squads. Manchester United host Paris Saint-Germain in a mouth-watering first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie on Tuesday night. The Red Devils have roared back to form under interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who has overseen 10 wins and a draw from his 11 matches at the helm so far. However, that unbeaten start will face its toughest test yet on Tuesday as the runaway Ligue 1 leaders PSG continue their bid to lift the Champions League for the first time. Here, Sports Mole selects its strongest combined XI, using only players available for Tuesday’s match. Gianluigi Buffon will rightly go down as one of the greatest goa...

Manchester United players ‘convinced Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will stay’

Manchester United’s players are convinced that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be appointed the club’s long-term manager, according to a report. Manchester United‘s players are reportedly convinced that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be appointed the club’s long-term manager. Solskjaer replaced Jose Mourinho at the helm in December, and the Norwegian has led the Red Devils to nine wins and one draw from his first 10 games in charge. United are now within touching distance of the top four in the Premier League table, while they will enter next week’s last-16 Champions League first leg with Paris Saint-Germain full of confidence. Chris Smalling, Anthony Martial and Phil Jones have recently signed new contracts with the club, while it is thought that Ander Herrera, Ashley Y...

Marcus Rashford discussing new Manchester United deal?

Manchester United reportedly decide to open discussions over a new contract with forward Marcus Rashford. Manchester United have reportedly decided to open discussions with Marcus Rashford regarding a new contract. Rashford has come through the academy setup at Old Trafford to establish himself as a key member of the first-team squad, but the 21-year-old currently has less than 18 months left on his deal. United hold an option to extend that by a further 12 months, but interest from abroad will force the Premier League side to start negotiations with the England international. According to The Telegraph, United are keen to show Rashford that he is regarded as an integral part of the club’s future and that they will to hand the youngster a significant pay-rise. Rashford has contribute...

Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku: ‘Paul Pogba happy under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’

Romelu Lukaku says that teammate Paul Pogba ‘looks happy’ playing under Manchester United caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku has revealed that teammate Paul Pogba is happy playing under caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The France international allegedly had a strained relationship with previous boss Jose Mourinho, but the midfielder has contributed six goals and five assists since Solskjaer’s arrival. Lukaku – who currently finds himself in and out of the starting lineup – has also claimed that the first-team squad are now ‘back to their level’. The Belgian told Canal Football Club: “At training we are constantly saying Paul looks so happy and then he laughs. Everyone is back to their level, Paul,...

Manchester United team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Fulham

Sports Mole rounds up the latest injury and suspension news for Manchester United ahead of this weekend’s Premier League clash with Fulham. Manchester United could temporarily climb into the top four of the Premier League table when they take on relegation-threatened Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday. It is a possibility which seemed inconceivable before Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s arrival at the club, but the Norwegian has since steered the Red Devils to nine wins and a draw from his 10 games at the helm. Solskjaer’s run has seen United take 22 points from the last 24 on offer in the Premier League, with key players such as Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford rediscovering their form and a host of other players returning to fitness. A huge trio of fixtures against Paris Saint-G...

Jamie Carragher: ‘Harry Maguire will leave Leicester City’

Former Liverpool captain Jamie Carragher claims that Leicester City will be unable to keep hold of Harry Maguire. Former Liverpool captain Jamie Carragher has claimed that Leicester City will be unable to keep hold of Harry Maguire. Maguire, 25, was strongly linked with a move to Manchester United last summer, but Leicester priced the defender out of a move to Old Trafford. The England international only recently signed a new long-term contract with the Foxes, which runs until the end of the 2022-23 campaign. However, Carragher has claimed that “one of the real big boys” will sign the Sheffield-born defender sooner or later. “It’s probably how long, unfortunately for Leicester fans, before one of the real big boys [comes in for him],” Carragher told Sky Sports...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals Marcus Rashford injury

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals that Marcus Rashford suffered “a dead leg” during Sunday’s Premier League clash with Leicester City. Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that Marcus Rashford suffered “a dead leg” during Sunday’s Premier League clash with Leicester City. Rashford scored the only goal of the match at the King Power Stadium as United recorded a 1-0 win to make it nine victories from their last 10 matches in all competitions. The 21-year-old was replaced in the latter stages of the contest though and Solskjaer has confirmed that an injury was the reason for the England international failing to complete the match. “He’s played a lot of games and he got a dead leg earlier on but he struggled ...

Solskjaer pleased with win despite concerns over performance

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted his side made mistakes during their win against Leicester – but he was pleased with how they recovered from them. The Reds got back to winning ways with a cagey 1-0 victory at the King Power Stadium as Marcus Rashford marked his 100th appearance for the club with the only goal of the match. Solskjaer’s 10th game in charge brought a ninth win, with United not needing to get out of third gear. But that led to Leicester having large spells of the game where they were on top and a few late chances could have brought a different outcome. That save though 🤯 #DaveSaves #MUFC https://t.co/8TJonn4epb — Manchester United (@ManUtd) February 3, 2019 However, David De Gea was in good form and Solskjaer was delighted with his goalkeeper’s ...

Jamie Carragher: ‘Marcus Rashford can be Manchester United’s main man’

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher backs Marcus Rashford to become Manchester United’s “main man” following his run of six goals in eight Premier League matches. Jamie Carragher has insisted that Manchester United no longer need to recruit a new striker thanks to Marcus Rashford‘s strong run of form. The England international has thrived under interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, scoring six goals in eight Premier League matches. Rashford’s strike against Leicester City on Sunday proved to be the only goal of the game, as was the case in the 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur last month. Solskjaer instantly made Rashford his first-choice striker upon succeeding Jose Mourinho in the Old Trafford dugout, and Carragher believes that the 21-year-old can continue leading t...

Result: Manchester United move into fifth place with win at Leicester City

An early goal from Marcus Rashford earns Manchester United a 1-0 win over Leicester City in Sunday’s Premier League fixture at the King Power Stadium. Manchester United have continued their strong run of form with a 1-0 victory over Leicester City in Sunday’s Premier League clash at the King Power Stadium. An early goal from Marcus Rashford proved to be the difference between the two sides as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer registered his ninth win from 10 matches in all competitions since replacing Jose Mourinho. United move into fifth place in the standings ahead of Arsenal’s clash with Manchester City, while Leicester remain in 11th position despite a spirited showing. Leicester began brightly in the East Midlands with Wilfred Ndidi sending a glancing header off target, but Unite...

Bryan Robson urges Manchester United to extend Ander Herrera contract

Bryan Robson believes that Ander Herrera is worthy of a new contract at Manchester United following his impressive run of performances under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Former Manchester United captain Bryan Robson has told the club to do all that they can to tie Ander Herrera down to a new contract. The Spaniard is due to become a free agent at the end of the season and is a confirmed target for former club Athletic Bilbao. Herrera is expected to have a pick of more top clubs to choose from should he be available on a Bosman, but United are believed to be locked in discussions with the 29-year-old regarding a new deal. Robson believes that the central midfielder deserves fresh terms for his performances since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over from Jose Mourinho, with Herrera being used heavily alo...

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