Luka Modric said that he is delighted with the way his team has performed and that he is happy to have reached the final. He said that it was a tough game against a good opposition and that they had to fight hard in order to win the game.
The Real Madrid midfielder admitted that they started the game badly and that they surrendered control of the game to the English players and that they had to chase the ball a lot. He said that things became worst when they conceded a goal and allowed England to sit back.
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Manchester United defender Chris Smalling is pleased with how he has performed in the big matches this season. The England international has not always been a favourite among the club’s supporters but his form since February has been impressive with a couple of match-defining goals along the way.
The centre-back has been part of United’s winning side in the games against Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, and Tottenham Hotspur in 2018 but his best performance of the lot undoubtedly came against the latter. United secured a 2-1 win over Tottenham in the FA Cup semi-final on Sunday and following the game, Smalling was pleased to have kept Harry Kane quiet on the day. Continue reading “Chris Smalling Pleased With His Big-Game Form”
Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho reportedly blasted Paul Pogba after it appeared that the star man interrupted one of his post-game interviews. The Portuguese is under pressure following below par results from the team.
A section of pundits claim the former Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid manager is getting outdated. Mourinho, in response, said the team was “in transitions” hence the inconsistencies. After the 2-1 victory against Liverpool, which eased the pressure as both sides competed for the second place in the league standings, Mourinho was giving a Match of the Day interview. The player stepped into the makeshift studio and congratulated the boss, even as they were rumours of a rift between them.
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Manchester United legend and MUTV Pundit Gary Pallister has revealed that there was not any bust-up between Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba. A recent report from The Sun suggested that the France international was considering his future at Old Trafford following a rift with Mourinho, who told him to look at the ‘manager’ sign on the door while he was asked to leave his office.
Since then, Mourinho has branded the story as a ‘big lie’ and he has since reinstated the Frenchman into the lineup for the games against Sevilla and Chelsea, though he only started on the bench against the former. Speaking about the alleged incident, Pallister, who won four titles with United, stressed that Mourinho’s decision to bench Pogba was due to his discipline.
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Manchester United great Andy Cole believes the return of Zlatan Ibrahimovic will bring the best out of Romelu Lukaku, who ended his recent goalless streak. The Belgium international had failed to score in any of his last seven matches for United, but he managed to end this run during the 4-1 triumph over Newcastle United last weekend.
In an interview covered on United’s official website, Cole, a treble winner with the club in 1999, feels that the competition for places with Zlatan could improve Lukaku’s showing on playing field, he said: “I’m excited. I was fortunate to be in that position at United, having other players after your place and that competition brings the best out of you.
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The six top clubs from the Premier League are threatening to form a breakaway and go on separate ways if the Premier League is insistent upon spreading the overseas TV money across the division.
The Premier league is already regarded as one of the Communist top leagues in the world, as the television money has been evenly spread out across the division. As a result, the Premier league happens to be one of the most competitive divisions of the world. It is extremely difficult to predict games every weekend unlike at the likes of Italy, Spain, and Germany.
However, it is understood that several top clubs like Manchester United and Chelsea are not interested in the league distributing the overseas TV many across the 20 clubs. The top clubs are demanding around 35% of the next deal for the overseas TV rights. Right now, it is being split up equally across the 20 clubs. The 35th share will be determined on the basis of league position. In order to get this as a rule, there needs to be at least two thirds majority in order to go through. Continue reading “Manchester United Threaten Break Away over Overseas TV Rights”
Jose Mourinho says that he is reasonably content with the signings made by Manchester United, even though the club may have missed out on a few transfer targets.
Mourinho has been extremely active in the transfer market in order to make United title contenders once again. The club have backed the manager with the signings of Romelu Lukaku, Nemanja Matic, and Victor Lindelof amongst others. However, there have been players who have so far been out of the reach for the Red Devils. The most prominent transfer target has been Ivan Perisic, but United have been unable to come to terms with Inter Milan for the transfer of the 28-year-old.
United have spent more than £ 150 million on new players this summer. It has helped them make a strong start to the season with back-to-back 4-0 wins. Mourinho refused to rule out the possibility of seeing more signings before the end of the transfer market, but he says that his squad has been enriched compared to last season. Continue reading “Jose Mourinho Happy with Transfer Activity at Manchester United”
According to the football website ‘’Swiss Ramble’’, around 27% of Manchester United’s revenues arrives from the television deals and things of this nature that the English Premier League club has.
Manchester United was recently named as the most valuable football club in the entire world; this is according to the American business magazine Forbes which listed the English outfit at the top of their lineup with an estimated valuation of $3.69 million while the 2nd
place club is Barcelona with $3.64 million.
Mike Ozanian is the assistant managing editor at Forbes Media and he revealed details as to why Manchester United has sustained such an increase in their worth.
“Manchester United’s return to the top spot is a testament to their powerful brand and marketing acumen.”
It’s important to take consideration the fact that Manchester United was located at the 3rd position of the Forbes ranking during their 2016 and they have been bumped up to the very top. Continue reading “27% of Manchester United’s revenue emerges from TV”
Manchester United have predicted a record rise in their annual revenue despite not lifting the Premier League or the Champions League title since 2013.
The Red Devils have also crept past Real Madrid to become the world’s richest club, according to a recent list released by KPMG.
The Mancunian giants were initially hoping to achieve a target of around £530m – £540m on revenues, but they seem to have surpassed the value with a sum close to £560m predicted for the financial year 2016/17. The new Premier League TV deal had had a huge role to play in the profits gained among the England’s elite, and United recorded a bump of 12.9 percent for the quarter to gain £31.4m.
Chief Executive Ed Woodward confirmed the record increase in revenues via a press release where he said: “We are forecasting better full-year financial performance than expected and as such have raised our revenue and profit guidance for the year,” Continue reading “Man Utd Predict Record Revenues for the 2016/17 Season”
Manchester United first choice goalkeeper David De Gea was reportedly dropped ahead of the club’s game against Sunderland last Sunday.
reports that the Portuguese tactician criticized him but the ‘talk’ did not go down well. The report claims that was why Mourinho played Sergio Romero during the game against David Moyes’ men instead of the Spaniard.
Mourinho said the keeper had a hip injury but further investigations show that Mourinho had been unhappy with the keeper’s performances. Manchester Evening News claimed that Mourinho alleged that De Gea was ‘sleeping’ in the goalless draw against West Bromich Albion few games back.
“David De Gea was sleeping and he did the funny thing at the end. I was laughing with that,” Mourinho said when the keeper let Darren Fletcher’s effort hit the bar during the game. It seems there was further private criticism that De Gea did not take lightly so a bust up ensured. The bust up likely led to the omission of the 26-year old keeper. Continue reading “DE GEA FIGHTS MOURINHO”