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Man Utd have the firepower to rival anybody’ – Giggs

The firepower at Manchester United’s disposal “rivals any team within the Premier League”, claims Ryan Giggs, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer having helped to rekindle the club’s spark.

The Red Devils stood accused of having deserted their attacking principles during Jose Mourinho’s time at the helm, with the Portuguese considered to favour a more defensive mindset.
He paid the price for that approach with his job, with United having suffered a humbling tumble down the English top-flight table in 2018-19.

David De Gea heroics deny Tottenham as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes Man Utd job case at Pochettino's expense

It was denied that this match was a public audition between Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Mauricio Pochettino to become the next Manchester United manager. It is never as simple as that. Especially when someone else steals the show.

In an era of hyperbole David De Gea, nevertheless, produced one of the most remarkable performances ever seen by a goalkeeper. It was not just the sheer number of saves he made – 11, it felt like more – but the aura of utter invincibility he had created by the end.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson stirs controversy over ‘Snowflake Generation’

We can smell what Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is cooking and apparently, it’s controversy.

Bendel Insurance: Fans commend Obaseki, Shaibu for team's return to NPFL

Fans of Bendel Insurance Football Club have hailed Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu, for initiating reforms, which spurred the club's resurgence and eventual return to Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), after 11 years.
Bendel Insurance gained promotion to the elite league after an excellent outing with three wins at the Nigeria National League (NNL) Super 8 Playoffs, which held in Aba.

Mourinho free for Real return as United pay compensation: reports

Jose Mourinho is available for a dramatic return to Real Madrid after Manchester United paid him a reported £15 million ($19 million) in compensation following his sacking last month, according to British media on Thursday.

The Daily Mail reports that a source close to Mourinho -- whose contract was due to run till the end of the 2019/20 campaign with the option of an extra season -- has revealed that compensation has been paid.

"There are no issues over Jose's contract with Manchester United. Everything has been sorted," the newspaper reports the source as saying.

Solskjaer gets record-tying 5th straight win as Man United coach

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Salah, Mane & Aubameyang finalists for CAF Player of the Year

Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have been confirmed as the Player of the Year finalists at the 2018 CAF Awards.

The prestigious honour, set to be awarded at a gala in Dakar, Senegal, next week will go to one of three Premier League stars after sparkling in 2018.

Salah was last year's winner and he followed up his 2017 achievements with another fine 12 months, breaking the Premier League's 38-game season goals record, while leading Liverpool to the Champions League final, before ending the year on top of the league table.

Pogba leads resurgent Man United to 4-1 win over Bournemouth

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Liverpool thrash Arsenal 5-1

Liverpool extended their lead at the top of the Premier League to an imposing nine points with a devastating attacking dismissal of Arsenal at Anfield - with hat-trick hero Roberto Firmino the inspiration.

Arsenal took the lead after only 11 minutes when Ainsley Maitland-Niles slid in at the far post to score from Alex Iwobi's cross - but it was a false dawn for Unai Emery's side.

Premier League: Tottenham stumbles in title race, loses 3-1 to Wolves

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