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Xherdan Shaqiri

Liverpool back on top as Xherdan Shaqiri sinks Manchester United

Liverpool powered back to the top of the Premier League as Xherdan Shaqiri inspired a 3-1 win over bitter rivals Manchester United, while Arsenal’s 22-match unbeaten run was shattered by a shock defeat at Southampton on Sunday.
Liverpool's players pose before the UEFA Champions League Group C football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Liverpool FC at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, on November 28, 2018. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE - AFP)

Liverpool face Manchester United as Manchester City look to get back into groove

Jose Mourinho faces a quandary as he prepares Manchester United for a trip to Premier League leaders Liverpool while Manchester City will be keen to show that last week’s Chelsea defeat was just a blip.
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.
Marouane Fellaini

Marouane Fellaini get fans talking with new look ahead of birthday

Ahead of his 31st birthday, Manchester United player, Marouane Fellaini has shaved off the `afro’ hairstyle he is known with.
Bryan Robson

Bryan Robson: Manchester United have to match Manchester City spending

Manchester United “have to match the spending of City”, says Bryan Robson, with Jose Mourinho “three excellent additions” away from being competitive.
Romelu Lukaku Manchester United

Romelu Lukaku out of Manchester United squad at Bournemouth

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has been ruled out of the Premier League clash with Bournemouth because of injury.
Manchester United's Fred

Fred: Thierry Henry, Gilberto Silva were my Premier League heroes

Manchester United midfielder Fred has revealed that Thierry Henry and Gilberto Silva were among his Premier League heroes in his younger years.
Nicolas Tie Chelsea

Chelsea’s keeper Nicolas Tie out of Ivory Coast squad

Chelsea academy goalkeeper Nicolas Tie has been forced to withdraw from Ivory Coast's squad for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Central African Republic (CAR).

Africa Nations Cup offers Mo Salah chance to regain scoring touch

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah gets a chance to rediscover his scoring touch when he plays for Egypt against eSwatini (formerly Swaziland) in the Africa Cup of Nations this week.
Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City reacts after a missed chance. Laurence Griffiths-Getty Images

Five things we learned in the Premier League

Manchester City are locked with Chelsea and Liverpool on 20 points at the top of the Premier League after Riyad Mahrez missed a late penalty in a 0-0 draw at Anfield.
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.
Jose Mourinho

Manchester United stand by Jose Mourinho amid reports of imminent sacking

Manchester United have insisted they will remain patient with Jose Mourinho and dismissed reports the Portuguese would be sacked after Saturday's game with Newcastle.
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.
Nicolas Tie Chelsea

Chelsea Academy’s Nicolas Tie in Ivory Coast squad

Ivory Coast have included Chelsea academy goalkeeper Nicolas Tie for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Central African Republic (CAR).
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.
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 /

Report: Manchester United’s senior players ‘angry and frustrated’ with Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has left several of Manchester United's senior players "angry and frustrated" with his man-management this season, with sources telling ESPN his decision to strip Paul Pogba of the vice-captaincy is merely the latest episode that has bemused many within the dressing room.
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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Oby Ezekwesili: Good governance possible in Nigeria

Prof. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate on the platform of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), on Tuesday said that good governance was possible in Nigeria if youths would be the agents of change.