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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ‘sets Manchester United deadline to offload players’

A report claims that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has informed Ed Woodward of the Manchester United players that he wants to get rid of over the next 15 months. Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly given the club a year to replace the deadwood left over from previous regimes. The Norwegian was appointed as the Red Devils’ permanent manager in March after initially impressing during his three-month caretaker spell following Jose Mourinho‘s sacking. Solskjaer has been tasked with bridging the 32-point gap on Manchester City over the next two seasons and, according to the Manchester Evening News, he is already thinking long term. The report indicates that Solskjaer has informed executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward of the players that he wants to move on before the 202...

Marcos Rojo ‘is in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s plans at Manchester United’

Argentine defender Marcos Rojo claims that he is in the plans of Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Marcos Rojo has claimed that Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has offered him assurances over his future at Old Trafford. Rojo only made six appearances for United during the 2018-19 campaign and has not been a regular for the club since the 2016-17 season, when he impressed under Jose Mourinho. United had reportedly placed a £6m transfer value on the Argentina international amid interest from Spain and Italy. However, Rojo, who can play left-back or centre-back, has now claimed that Solskjaer wants to keep him at Old Trafford this summer. “He [Solskjaer] said that I was in his plans, that I’m an important player and that he wanted me to return to full fitnes...

Marcos Rojo hints at Manchester United departure

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo hints that he is ready to leave Old Trafford during the summer transfer window. Marcos Rojo has suggested that he may have to leave Manchester United in order to save his international career. Rojo made just six appearances in all competitions during the most recent campaign, and it has been claimed that United are ready to part ways with the defender. The player is seemingly ready to go along with United’s wishes, with the 29-year-old aware that he must secure regular football next season in order to reclaim his place in the Argentina squad. Rojo told El Dia: “My first ambition is to return to the national team. I am still young and I have a lot to give. I know that if I try hard, work and take care of myself then I can get back to fight ...

Manchester United ‘name Marcos Rojo price’

Manchester United would accept offers of around £6m for Marcos Rojo this summer, according to a report. Manchester United would reportedly accept offers of around £6m for Marcos Rojo in this summer’s transfer window. Rojo only made six appearances for the Red Devils last season but he is contracted to the club until the end of the 2020-21 campaign. The 29-year-old is not believed to be in the plans of head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer heading into the new season, though, which is expected to lead to a summer exit. According to The Mirror, United would be prepared to accept offers of £6m for the Argentina international, who is said to be of interest to a number of clubs in Spain and Italy. Rojo’s most productive season with the 20-time English champions came in 2016-17 when he mad...

Report: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to axe four Manchester United players

Romelu Lukaku is one of four players Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking to offload in the summer transfer window, according to a report. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly finalised the list of Manchester United players that he wants to get rid of this summer. The Red Devils head into the transfer window on the back of another disappointing campaign that ended with them sixth in the Premier League and without a trophy. A massive overhaul is expected at Old Trafford over the next few months and, according to The Mirror, Solskjaer has already made up his mind about who should stay and who should go. Matteo Darmian, Marcos Rojo, Juan Mata and Romelu Lukaku are all rumoured to be on their way out of the club after failing to win over Solskjaer. Mata is due to become a free...

Manchester United fans vote for Alexis Sanchez, Paul Pogba to leave Old Trafford

Sports Mole’s poll reveals that 95% of Manchester United fans want Alexis Sanchez to leave the club this summer, while a majority also want Paul Pogba out of Old Trafford. Manchester United‘s dismal 2018-19 campaign came to a fitting end when they were beaten at home by relegated Cardiff City on the final day of the campaign, by which point many fans were already looking ahead to a summer of change. The club’s previously bar-setting standards were not met on or off the field, leading to calls for a major summer overhaul which could involve allowing a number of high-profile players to leave the club. Ander Herrera and Antonio Valencia have already announced that they are on their way out of Old Trafford, while the futures of a host of other players – from David de Ge...

Chelsea team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Eintracht Frankfurt

Sports Mole rounds up Chelsea’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of the first leg of their Europa League semi-final with Eintracht Frankfurt. Chelsea make the trip to Germany to face Eintracht Frankfurt in the first leg of the Europa League semi-finals on the back of a credible 1-1 draw at Manchester United. Both the Blues and United produced improved performances in Sunday’s Premier League fixture at Old Trafford, but Chelsea had opportunities to gain all three points in the North-West. The result has left Chelsea in the top four of the standings, but Maurizio Sarri will still place high priority on qualifying for next season’s Champions League by winning this competition. Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest injury and suspension news for the West Londoners ahe...

Result: David de Gea howler gifts Chelsea point at Old Trafford

A David de Gea error gifts Chelsea a 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford to dent the home side’s hopes of qualifying for the Champions League next season. David de Gea made a third costly goalkeeping error in the space of four games as Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw at home to top-four rivals Chelsea this afternoon. Juan Mata had given United a deserved first-half lead against his former employers in what had been dubbed a “must-win” match for the hosts, but De Gea’s mistake gifted an equaliser to Marcos Alonso as Chelsea boosted their hopes of Champions League qualification. The result leaves Maurizio Sarri‘s side still fourth in the table and two points above fifth-placed Arsenal, whereas United must overhaul a three-point deficit as w...

Manchester United ‘set up emergency pay-off fund’

Manchester United are reportedly prepared to pay off Alexis Sanchez and Marcos Rojo this summer to make a saving in the long term. Manchester United have reportedly already put plans in place to get rid of a number of flops at the end of the season. Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted last week that a big summer awaits as he needs to clear out the deadwood. Alexis Sanchez and Marcos Rojo are two of the high-earning players United are working hard to offload, and The Sun claims that the South American duo could be paid off. The report indicates that United are scrambling together cash to cancel the pair’s contracts, which have three and two years left to run on them respectively. A United source is quoted as saying: “There’s a few players that want to go but they...

Manchester United to battle Napoli for Spurs defender Kieran Trippier?

Manchester United are reportedly ready to battle Napoli in the race to sign Tottenham Hotspur defender Kieran Trippier. Tottenham Hotspur defender Kieran Trippier has reportedly emerged as a potential transfer target for Manchester United. Trippier is nearing the end of his fourth campaign with Spurs, but it has been suggested that the North London outfit may sell the right-sided player during the summer. Napoli have been credited with an interest in the 28-year-old, but according to Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio, United may be prepared to launch an approach for the England international. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is expected to make changes in both full-back areas ahead of the next campaign, and each of Antonio Valencia, Matteo Darmian and Marcos Rojo could all leave Old Trafford. That...

Result: Paul Pogba nets two penalties in Manchester United win

Paul Pogba scores twice from the penalty spot as Manchester United record a 2-1 win over West Ham United in the Premier League. Paul Pogba scored twice from the penalty spot as Manchester United recorded a 2-1 win over West Ham United in Saturday evening’s Premier League clash at Old Trafford. Felipe Anderson cancelled out Pogba’s first spot kick early in the second period, but the midfielder netted once again in the 80th minute to secure three huge points for top-four hopefuls United. The result means that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s side have moved above Arsenal into fifth position in the table and now sit just two points off fourth-placed Chelsea with five games left. The 20-time English champions will now switch their attention to the second leg of their Champions League q...

Preview: Manchester United vs. West Ham United – prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole provides team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Saturday’s Premier League clash between Manchester United and West Ham United. After tasting defeat in four of their last five matches, Manchester United will be desperate to get back to winning ways on Saturday when they take on West Ham United in the Premier League. The Red Devils’ top-four hopes are looking bleak following defeats to Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers, either side of victory over Watford, and they could do with getting three points on the board this weekend. Man United © Reuters © Reuters As well as seeing their Premier League campaign derail over the past month with those back-to-back away losses, United have also exited the FA Cup to Wolves and trail Barcelona 1-0 following the first ...

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