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I don't get paid to speak - Pogba

Paul Pogba has responded to his critics, which include outspoken former Manchester United captain, Roy Keane, by stating that he is “not paid to speak”.
A World Cup winner continues to find his every move dissected in minute detail.
As an £89 million asset at Old Trafford and supposed club talisman, the 26-year-old has had to get used to operating under the brightest of spotlights.
With so much expected of him, his performances are picked apart like few others.
Pogba has grown accustomed to such a standing and has learned to turn a deaf ear to his detractors.

Van Dijk voted English soccer's player of the year

Virgil van Dijk has been voted English soccer's player of the year in recognition of his commanding performances in Liverpool's defense as it bids to win the top-flight title for the first time since 1990.

The Netherlands center back collected the Professional Footballers' Association award at a ceremony in London on Sunday. His Liverpool teammate, Mohamed Salah, won the accolade last season.

Man Utd to spend more on summer signings – Neville

Manchester United are to spend even more on transfer targets this summer after seeing their top-four hopes all but ended, says Gary Neville.
Champions League qualification appears to be beyond the Red Devils following a 1-1 draw with fellow hopefuls Chelsea that has left them sixth in the Premier League table.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are only three points off the pace, with those around them also struggling to get over the line, but have just two games remaining in their 2018-19 campaign.

Guardiola voices support for under-fire Solskjaer

Pep Guardiola sympathises with Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for the difficult period he is going through and insists he supports the Norwegian ahead of their first derby meeting.

Solskjaer was brought in initially as an interim replacement for Jose Mourinho in December and enjoyed a stunning impact as they lost just one of his first 17 matches at the helm and reached the Champions League quarter-finals against the odds.

Solskjaer parks the bus right in front of De Gea – Van Gaal

.Manager warns Sanchez, others as club trashes Man U 4-0

Solskjaer to sign ‘right players’ as Manchester United scour for fresh faces

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident that Manchester United will get the players they want in the summer transfer window, with the club “scouring the planet for good footballers”.

Facing Messi will be hard, says Van Dijk

Barcelona and Lionel Messi await Liverpool in the Champions League semi-finals, a daunting prospect according to Virgil van Dijk.
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has admitted that he is daunted by the prospect of facing Lionel Messi in the Champions League semi-finals.
Van Dijk scored as Liverpool sealed their place in the last four with a 4-1 win over Porto on Wednesday, giving the Reds a 6-1 aggregate victory.
Next up is Catalan giants Barcelona and their mercurial superstar Messi – who helped eliminate Manchester United on Tuesday with two goals.

Guns stolen as police watch Champions League

Police in Kenya have been left bemused after thieves stole guns and ammunition from an unattended check-post as the officers on duty watched UEFA Champions League matches down the road.

Three rifles and nearly two dozen rounds were pinched from the check-post Tuesday evening in Nandi, in Kenya’s west, while the officers wandered off to watch Christiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi play in the UEFA quarter-finals on television at a nearby shopping mall.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Manchester United must aspire to reach Barcelona's level

A classy Barcelona is what Manchester United must aim to be, according to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
United exited the Champions League at the quarter-final stage after a 3-0 humbling at the Nou Camp – meaning a 4-0 defeat on aggregate – and Solskjaer conceded that his side was simply outclassed by a better side.

Court renews arrest warrant on Okocha

Justice Adedayo Akintoye of a Lagos High Court in Igbosere has renewed a bench warrant for the arrest of a former Super Eagles star, Austin Okocha, popularly known as Jay Jay Okocha, over alleged tax evasion.

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