Paul Pogba was told by Jose Mourinho that he was not fit to captain Manchester United – but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sees the midfielder as a leader and would have no hesitation in handing him the armband.
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Caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United are “making progress” in contract negotiations with the likes of David De Gea, Anthony Martial and Juan Mata.
Arsenal keeper Petr Cech has decided to bring his outstanding career to a close at the end of the season.
What the papers say David De Gea looks keen to cement his long-term future at Manchester United as talks continue over the terms of a fresh deal, the Mail says. After an outstanding performance against Tottenham, the goalkeeper is looking to make Old Trafford his home for the foreseeable future but will be hoping for a boost to his current £200,000-a-week contract, the paper says.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba says he is “always smiling” under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
David De Gea’s match-winning heroics for Manchester United against Tottenham on Sunday was just a normal day at the office for the goalkeeper, according to team-mate Jesse Lingard.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer called David De Gea the “best goalkeeper in the world” after his superb performance helped Manchester United to a record-breaking win at Tottenham.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer lauded David De Gea after a breathtaking display at Tottenham that underlined to the Manchester United caretaker manager that he has the “best goalkeeper in the world”.
David De Gea produced one of the finest goalkeeping displays in many a year as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer overcame Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham to become the first manager in Manchester United’s history to win their first six matches in charge.
Manchester United’s David De Gea is already among the world’s top goalkeepers but the man who knows him best believes he can get even better.
Ander Herrera is not thinking about the top four despite Manchester United racking up a fourth straight win and finally picking up a clean sheet.
Shock back-to-back defeats for Manchester City over Christmas have coincided with the absence of Fernandinho, who seems to be truly irreplaceable in Pep Guardiola’s side.
Manchester United have triggered a one-year extension to Anthony Martial’s contract to keep him tied to the club until the summer of 2020, Press Association Sport understands.
What the papers say Barcelona have drawn up a shopping list to replace Luis Suarez, who turns 32 next month. Among those who could be heading to the Nou Camp are targets for Premier League clubs, including Ajax’s Kasper Dolberg, Timo Werner, Maxi Gomez and Luka Jovic, according to the Daily Mirror.
What the papers say Manchester City are looking to launch a bid for £50million-rated Leicester defender Ben Chilwell with Benjamin Mendy still out injured, the Daily Mirror says. The Premier League champions have put the 21-year-old on their January wish-list, despite him having signed a new deal two months ago that runs until 2024, the paper reports.
Alexis Sanchez is set to miss Manchester United’s hectic festive schedule after Jose Mourinho revealed he expects the Chilean forward to be sidelined for around six weeks.
Manchester United have triggered the one-year extension on influential goalkeeper David De Gea’s contract, Press Association Sport understands.
Jose Mourinho’s decision to leave Alexis Sanchez out of Manchester United’s fraught 1-0 win over Young Boys has fuelled the star striker’s determination to leave Old Trafford, the Daily Mirror reports. The 29-year-old Chile international is said to be considering leaving the club just a year after arriving from Arsenal. According to the paper he fancies Paris St Germain as his next employer.
Jose Mourinho is confident David De Gea will sign a new and improved deal at Manchester United after again proving himself to be the “best goalkeeper in the world”.
What the papers say Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is reportedly lining up a bid of more than £50million for West Ham striker Marko Arnautovic. Mourinho believes the 29-year-old could spark his side into a push for the Champions League places, the Mirror reports.