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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.

Man United can finish in top three with 15 more points – Solskjaer

Manchester United can secure a top-three finish in the Premier League if they get 15 points from their remaining six games, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Friday.
United, lying sixth with 61 points after a poor run of results, are locked in a battle for third with Chelsea (66 points), Tottenham Hotspur (64) and Arsenal (63).

Man United get huge boost, Pogba happy to stay

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer received some good news ahead of the pivotal run-in.
He has a trio of stars ready to roll.
Romelu Lukaku, Victor Lindelof and Anthony Martial will all be available to play at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Tuesday with the former two missing the narrow victory against Watford and Martial scoring but coming off with a knock.

Ahead of the trip to Wolves, Solskjaer revealed that Lindelof was ready and both Lukaku and Martial should be good to go.

Breaking: Solskjaer appointed Manchester United manager on permanent basis

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed Manchester United's new manager on a permanent basis, the Premier League club have announced.

Solskjaer took charge on an interim basis in December when Jose Mourinho was sacked, the former United striker quickly inspiring an upturn in form.

Having left his post at Molde to return to Old Trafford, United won their first eight games in a row in all competitions under Solskjaer's steady hand.

2019 AFCON: NFF approves two friendlies for Super Eagles

…plans to build 72 pitches across Nigeria

The executive board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has approved two more friendly matches for the Super Eagles as part of build up to the forthcoming African Cup of Nations in Egypt.

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