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Mourinho fears United has lined up Zidane as his replacement

Jose Mourinho is convinced that Zinedine Zidane has been approached to replace him at Old Trafford.

The Manchester United boss spoke to Zidane when the Frenchman contacted Mourinho to set the record straight over recent speculation.

Zidane was worried that Mourinho believed that he was orchestrating a move to replace him in the dugout at United.

But he told the Portuguese that his representatives had merely been sounded out over his thoughts of taking over at the club.

Iwobi good enough for Eagles’ playmaker role – Esin

Former international Etim Esin has declared that Alex Iwobi is good enough to wear the number 10 jersey for the Super Eagles.

The Arsenal forward largely plays as a winger for his club while in the Nigerian colours, he has featured in a variety of roles including left wing, right wing and has also been used as an attacking midfield and centre forward.

However, Etim feels he will function better for Nigeria if he is deployed in the number 10 position where the current captain of the side, Mikel Obi, plays.

Mourinho slams Manchester United attitude after Wolves stalemate

Wolves held Manchester United to a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford on Saturday, leaving Jose Mourinho jealous of their mentality.

Jose Mourinho has told his Manchester United players to learn from the attitude Wolves displayed in Saturday's 1-1 draw.

  Despite coming into the game on the back of three successive away wins in all competitions, United were nowhere near their best as they returned to Old Trafford for the first time since late August.

Breaking: Amaju Pinnick re-elected as NFF president

Amaju Pinnick has been re-elected as President of the Nigeria Football Federation.

 The election was held in Katsina on Thursday, September 20, 2018.

Where I'll finish my career, by Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has conquered three European leagues in his relatively short career so far, but the Spaniard says he will eventually bow out of the game in less glamorous style.
In a new interview, the Manchester City manager has admitted he would like to return to the Barcelona academy to see out his career. Speaking to former Real Madrid player and manager Jorge Valdano on his new talk show, Universo Valdano, Guardiola said, “I will finish again where I started ... my last steps will be in the youth teams. I hope at Barça. I believe it’s - to start, it’s the best.”

How Liberia’s George Weah made football comeback at 51

Liberia president and former World Footballer of the Year, George Weah, made a surprise return to international football Tuesday at the age of 51 in a 2-1 friendly defeat by Nigeria.
The international match in Monrovia was organized to ‘retire’ the number 14 shirt worn by Weah, who was voted World, European and African footballer of the year in 1995.

10 ways to control High Blood Pressure without medication

If you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you might be worried about taking medication to bring your numbers down.

Lifestyle plays an important role in treating your high blood pressure. If you successfully control your blood pressure with a healthy lifestyle, you might avoid, delay, or reduce the need for medication.

Here are 10 lifestyle changes you can make to lower your blood pressure and keep it down.

Rashford must become more clinical as a striker'

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Marcus Rashford must start taking his chances if he wants to play as a striker; that’s according to Yahoo UK Head of Sport Raj Mannick.

With Romelu Lukaku preferred up front for Manchester United, the 20-year-old has been used largely as a left winger by manager Jose Mourinho, despite the Englishman stating he prefers to play through the middle.

Breaking: Nigerian Super Eagles hit Seychelles 3-0 in Victoria

By Valentine Amanze

With two goals in first half and a converted penalty in the second half, Nigerian Super Eagles defeated Seychelles in Victoria, the country’s capital city, on Saturday, September 8, 2018 during the African Nations cup qualifier.

 Nigeria’s captain, Ahmed Musa, opened scoring in the 15th minute with a beautiful shot via a good support from Kelechi Iheanacho and Chidozie Awaziem.

  The onslaught of the Nigerian team paid off again in the 34th minute, when hard-fighting Awaziem scored from a rebound off Iheanacho’s free-kick.

Man Utd, Real after $93m World Cup winner Hernandez

World Cup and Europa League champion Lucas Hernandez could be the next big ticket Manchester United defender if he doesn’t join his brother at Real Madrid.
France Football has the report, saying that the Atletico Madrid left (and center) back may have his $93 million release clause triggered by Jose Mourinho this winter, making it two Hernandez brothers purchased by European giants.

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