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A Newcastle United fan is removed from the pitch by stewards

Police make arrests after pitch invasions

Police arrested a number of fans on Saturday after pitch invasions marred the Premier League match between Bournemouth and Newcastle and Swansea’s FA Cup quarter-final at home to Manchester City.
Romelu Lukaku puts Manchester United in the lead for the first time against Southampton . ACTION IMAGES VIA REUTERS-CARL RECINE

Romelu Lukaku secures thrilling comeback win for Manchester United over Southampton

Two goals from Romelu Lukaku secured a thrilling 3-2 win for Manchester United over Southampton that lifts them back into the Premier League's top four.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants selection headache from Romelu Lukaku, Alexis Sanchez

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has urged Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez to seize their opportunities, with the Manchester United pair likely to be given further chances to impress amid an injury crisis.
Nemanja Vidic

Nemanja Vidic: I wouldn’t take Virgil van Dijk over Manchester United’s defenders

Nemanja Vidic insisted he would not swap any of Manchester United's defenders for Virgil van Dijk or his Liverpool team-mates, while praising Victor Lindelof for displaying "character" to turn around his form.
David De Gea

Ed Woodward: David De Gea, Marcus Rashford to sign Manchester United deals by May

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward says the club is hoping to have agreed a contract extension for David De Gea by May, with Marcus Rashford another player in line for a new deal.
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Chris Smalling: Why I turned vegan

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling says his strength and power have increased following his switch to a vegan diet.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wrestles with Manchester United defensive challenge

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may yet end up wishing he had been able to strengthen Manchester United’s defence should their challenge for the Premier League’s top four fall short.
Alexis Sanchez

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Alexis Sanchez set for Manchester United return, Marouane Fellaini out ‘long...

Alexis Sanchez is ready to return for Manchester United but Marouane Fellaini has been ruled out with what Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has described as a "long-term" injury, amid speculation over the player's future at the club.
Chris Smalling

Chris Smalling signs new Manchester United contract

The contract of the 29-year-old defender was due to expire at the end of this season.
Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho struggles to make case for Manchester United defence

Jose Mourinho will be desperate for his struggling Manchester United side to put their defensive woes behind them against the Premier League’s bottom club Fulham but the form book suggests they may struggle to do so.
Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho awaits kick off in the Champions League group H football match between Manchester United and Juventus at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on October 23, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Jose Mourinho aiming to stop rot as Manchester United season unravels

Jose Mourinho needs to lift Manchester United’s morale quickly as a deflating run of performances threatens to throw their season off track completely but he faces a daunting task against a revitalised Arsenal.

Chris Smalling left frustrated by Manchester United flop

Chris Smalling admitted on Saturday that struggling Manchester United were utterly frustrated by their failure to beat lowly Crystal Palace.

Chris Smalling hails Manchester United’s fighting spirit

Chris Smalling believes Manchester United’s Premier League revival is being inspired by the rediscovery of the resilience that was the hallmark of their golden era under Alex Ferguson.
Anthony Martial of Manchester United celebrates scoring the equaliser. John Peters-Man Utd via Getty Images

Juan Mata, Anthony Martial, Alexis Sanchez score as Manchester United complete comeback against Newcastle

A 90th-minute goal by Alexis Sanchez helped Manchester United complete an unlikely comeback and claim a 3-2 win over Newcastle at Old Trafford on Saturday.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho attends the warm up prior to the pre-season friendly football match between FC Bayern Munich and Manchester United at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, on August 5, 2018. - AFP - Christof STACH

Jose Mourinho searching for defensive answers at Manchester United

Jose Mourinho's defence is causing him headaches as he tries to turn around a woeful start to Manchester United's season against a struggling Newcastle United.
Eric Bailly

Eric Bailly: Valencia draw ‘the way forward’ for Manchester United

Eric Bailly believes that Manchester United are on the right track following their goalless draw against Valencia in their second group H outing in the Uefa Champions League.
David De Gea retrieves the ball from his net after conceding from a Yarmolenko shot (Getty)

Manchester United’s loss to West Ham deepens Jose Mourinho’s woes

Manchester United’s dire week ended in a damaging 3-1 defeat at the hands of West Ham on Saturday as Jose Mourinho failed to arrest a growing sense of crisis surrounding the club.
Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho arrives for the English Premier League football match between Watford and Manchester United at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on September 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / OLLY GREENWOOD /

Manchester United to be without five players for Wolves match

Manchester United will be missing five players for Saturday’s Premier League home game against Wolverhampton Wanderers, with Diogo Dalot to be rested, Marcos Rojo and Ander Herrera not fully fit and Nemanja Matic and Marcus Rashford suspended.

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