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Eric Bailly is nearing a return for Manchester United after taking part in first-team training on Monday.

Eric Bailly returns to Manchester United training after coronavirus setback

Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had revealed that the centre-back – who was an unused substitute in Cote d’Ivoire’s last Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Ethiopia – was yet to return to England and would be unavailable for selection.
Manchester United moved within eight points of Premier League leaders Manchester City as Mason Greenwood’s double inspired a 3-1 win over Burnley, while Eddie Nketiah’s last-gasp goal gave Arsenal a 1-1 draw against struggling Fulham on Sunday.

Mason Greenwood bags brace as Manchester United sink Burnley

Manchester United moved within eight points of Premier League leaders Manchester City as Mason Greenwood’s double inspired a 3-1 win over Burnley, while Eddie Nketiah’s last-gasp goal gave Arsenal a 1-1 draw against struggling Fulham on Sunday.
Mason Greenwood can go to the highest level of football, says Paul Pogba, though the Manchester United man warned that the teenager must put in the hard graft to match his talents.

Paul Pogba: Mason Greenwood can go to the highest level

Mason Greenwood can "go to the highest level" of football, says Paul Pogba, though the Manchester United man warned that the teenager must put in the hard graft to match his talents.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has downplayed suggestions his side have reignited the Premier League title race after ending Manchester City’s 21-match winning run with a stunning 2-0 derby victory.

Manchester United boss: We can still catch Manchester City in title race

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said Manchester United can still catch rivals Manchester City in this season’s Premier League title race as ‘stranger things have happened’ in football.
Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, was fulsome in his praise of Paul Pogba after last night’s victory at Fulham.

Manchester United boss: No problem with documentary on Paul Pogba’s life

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Paul Pogba will not be affected by the added spotlight of an Amazon Prime documentary on his life, saying the French midfielder is fully focused on helping the team win matches.
Paul Pogba says it’s a joy to play alongside Bruno Fernandes

Paul Pogba enjoying midfield partnership with Bruno Fernandes

The 28-year-old missed six weeks of football due to a hamstring injury and returned to fire Manchester United to victory away to AC Milan in the Europa League.
Manchester United’s Norwegian manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer smiles on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 30, 2021. (Andy Rain - POOL - AFP)

Manchester United boss: Europa trophy would be reward for tough season

Winning the Europa League would be fitting reward at the end of a tough season for Manchester United, their manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Thursday after his team completed a 4-0 aggregate win over Granada in the quarterfinals.
Manchester City produced a ruthless attacking display to beat Chelsea 3-1 at Stamford Bridge and increase the pressure on Frank Lampard.

Frank Lampard ‘on three-man shortlist for Crystal Palace job’

Former Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is on a three-man shortlist to replace Roy Hodgson at Crystal Palace next season.
Kelechi Iheanacho with the match ball after his hat-trick against Sheffield United (Plumb Images-Leicester City FC via Getty Images)

Kelechi Iheanacho wins Leicester City’s Goal of the Month for March

Kelechi Iheanacho has added more glorious feathers to his cap as his goal won Leicester City’s Goal of the Month for March.
Kelechi Iheanacho with the match ball after his hat-trick against Sheffield United (Plumb Images-Leicester City FC via Getty Images)

Kelechi Iheanacho nominated for PFA Fans’ Player of the Month

Nigeria forward Kelechi Iheanacho is in the running for Fans’ Player of the Month award in March, reports Completesports.com.
Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho’s brilliant form in March has seen him named the Premier League’s EA SPORTS Player of the Month.

Leicester City fans celebrate Kelechi Iheanacho after winning Premier League award

Leicester City fans have been showing Kelechi Iheanacho their appreciation after the striker was named Premier League player of the month for March.
Chelsea's Thomas Tuchel has been named Premier League Manager of the Month for March, with Leicester striker Kelechi Iheanacho claiming the player award.

Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel named Premier League Manager of the Month for March

Chelsea's Thomas Tuchel has been named Premier League Manager of the Month for March, with Leicester striker Kelechi Iheanacho claiming the player award.
Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho’s brilliant form in March has seen him named the Premier League’s EA SPORTS Player of the Month.

Kelechi Iheanacho becomes fourth Nigerian to win Premier League Player of the Month award

The 24-year-old joins Jay-Jay Okocha, Peter Odemwingie and Odion Ighalo as the fourth Nigerian player to win the monthly prize after he scored five goals in three matches in the month under review.
Kelechi Iheanacho has been named as the Premier League’s Player of the Month for March 2021.

Kelechi Iheanacho wins Premier League Player of the Month for March

The former Manchester City man beat the likes of Harry Kane, Luke Shaw, Jesse Lingard, Riyad Mahrez, Andreas Christensen, Leandro Trossard, and Illan Meslier to the award.
Kelechi Iheanacho with the match ball after his hat-trick against Sheffield United (Plumb Images-Leicester City FC via Getty Images)

EPL: Super Eagles star nominated for player, goal of the month awards

Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho is in the run for two awards in the English Premier League (EPL) for the month of March.
Atletico Madrid defender Kieran Trippier has been banned for 10 weeks for breaching betting rules.

Jose Mourinho unhappy with Tottenham chairman over sale of Kieran Trippier

Jose Mourinho ‘unhappy’ with Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy for selling Kieran Trippier to Atletico Madrid.
Kelechi Iheanacho has recorded his first hat-trick for club and country after striking thrice in Leicester City’s 5-0 obliteration of Sheffield United on Sunday.

Kelechi Iheanacho scores first career hat-trick vs Sheffield United

Kelechi Iheanacho has recorded his first hat-trick for club and country after striking thrice in Leicester City’s 5-0 obliteration of Sheffield United on Sunday.
Everton have the quality in their squad to compensate for the absence of injured defenders Seamus Coleman and Lucas Digne but there is still room for improvement, manager Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday.

Everton boss hopeful of quick recovery for Jordan Pickford

Carlo Ancelotti is confident Everton will not be without Jordan Pickford for too long after the goalkeeper suffered a rib injury.
Manchester United are being linked with Burnley stopper Nick Pope this summer, with the club concerned that Dean Henderson is not ready to be the club’s number one.

Manchester United linked with Nick Pope with club concerned Dean Henderson is ‘too inexperienced’

Manchester United are being linked with Burnley stopper Nick Pope this summer, with the club concerned that Dean Henderson is not ready to be the club’s number one.
Super Eagles and Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho has named the goal he scored against Burnley as his favourite for the Foxes this campaign.

Kelechi Iheanacho reveals his favourite goal of the season at Leicester

Super Eagles and Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho has named the goal he scored against Burnley as his favourite for the Foxes this campaign.
Everton were beaten 1-2 at home to Burnley at Goodison Park on Saturday.

Everton stumble in Champions League chase after loss to Burnley

Burnley's bright start was rewarded with a vital three points in their battle to beat the drop. Chris Wood opened the scoring before Dwight McNeil's sensational strike doubled the visitors' lead.
Wayne Rooney has backed Dominic Calvert-Lewin to build on his impressive start with England, believing the Everton forward deserved an opportunity at international level ahead of Tammy Abraham.

Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin learning to feed off the criticism

Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin is on course for his best ever season in the Premier League and the 23-year-old said proving his critics wrong has been a big motivation.

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