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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 says he has been forced to rebuild Manchester United

Jose Mourinho has taken another veiled shot at Manchester City’s spending, while claiming he has been forced to rebuild at Manchester United.
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Jose Mourinho: Manchester United form unacceptable

Jose Mourinho has said Manchester United's dismal run of form is "unacceptable" but insists his players are better than they are showing.
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.
Diogo Dalot

Jose Mourinho tells Diogo Dalot to wait for Premier League debut after impressing against...

Jose Mourinho has told Diogo Dalot he will have to wait for his Premier League bow despite an impressive debut against Young Boys in the Champions League on Wednesday.
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Manchester United’s Marcos Rojo suffers injury setback in U23s draw

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo suffered a setback on his recovery from injury after picking up a knock in an U23s draw against Reading.
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Jose Mourinho: Manchester United need some time to reach potential

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says his squad "needs some time" to reach its full potential as he prepares to welcome Tottenham to Old Trafford on Monday .
Harry Maguire

Ben Chiwell: Manchester United target Harry Maguire won’t move in January

Manchester United target Harry Maguire will not be moving Old Trafford in the January transfer window, according to the Leicester City defender's teammate Ben Chilwell.
Marcos Rojo

Manchester United’s Marcos Rojo to wear No. 16 shirt

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo will wear the No. 16 shirt this season after switching from No. 5.
Colombian defender Yerry Mina

Everton agree €32m deal for Barcelona defender Yerry Mina

Barca, who were initially reluctant to drop their £35 million ($47m) valuation of the Colombia international, have settled on a fee in the region of €32m (£29m/$37m) following a dramatic last 48 hours of developments in the player's future.

Leon Balogun: Super Eagles need to be ‘dirtier’

Leon Balogun has called on his Nigeria team-mates to learn football's darker arts following their World Cup exit.
France v Argentina - Lionel Messi of Argentina shows his dejection following during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match - Getty Images

Austin Okocha: Argentina should be happy going home

Former Super Eagles captain Austin Okocha says rather than lament their ouster Argentina should be happy to head home as their defeat by France put an end to further torture.
Diego Maradona wants to have a word with the under-performing Argentina star | Reuters

World Cup: Diego Maradona doubts Argentina players pick Jorge Sampaoli’s team

The coach had to contend with further doubts about his authority when it was alleged in the Argentine media that a touchline conversation with Lionel Messi during the Nigeria game included him asking the captain if he wanted Sergio Aguero to come on, something the 58-year-old denied.
Lionel Messi

Federico Fazio: Lionel Messi’s change of attitude helped us beat Nigeria

Argentina defender Federico Fazio believes Lionel Messi showed a different attitude in their 2-1 win over Nigeria last Tuesday.
Lionel Messi

Hernan Crespo: Lionel Messi dependence makes sense for Argentina

Hernan Crespo believes it is only logical that Argentina depend on Lionel Messi as Barcelona do likewise.
Argentina's coach Jorge Sampaoli reacts during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Argentina and Croatia at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod on June 21, 2018. Croatia won 0-3. AFP PHOTO | Martin BERNETTI

Jorge Sampaoli: Lionel Messi is the coach

Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli consulted Lionel Messi about substitutions mid-game as the Albiceleste overcame Nigeria to progress to the last 16 of the World Cup.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

World Cup: Gernot Rohr admits Kelechi Iheanacho was not fit for Argentina

Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has admitted that Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho was not fit enough to start Nigeria’s crucial World Cup clash with Argentina.
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World Cup: Mikel Obi questions referee’s decision to deny Super Eagles second penalty

Super Eagles Captain, John Mikel Obi, has questioned the Video Assistant Referee decision that denied a Nigeria a second penalty in their last group match against Argentina in Saint Petersburg, Russia on Tuesday.
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World Cup: Carl Ikeme disappointed but proud of Super Eagles after exit

Lionel Messi and Marcos Rojo were on target for Argentina in the game, while Victor Moses netted from the penalty spot for the Super Eagles.

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Diego Maradona believes Jose Mourinho is a better coach than Pep Guardiola, saying the Manchester City boss can "choose any player he wants".
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Presidency: There’ll be no ‘Obi-tuary’ for TraderMoni

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Edo government announces bid for 2020 National Sports Festival

The Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, who made the announcement at a press conference in Edo Government House, Benin, said the state was poised to re-enact its prominence in sports.

ICPC set to arraign former OAU lecturer over sex-for-marks scandal

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to arraign a former lecturer of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Richard Akindele, at the Federal High Court, Osogbo, for allegedly demanding sex from one of his students, Monica Osagie, in order to upgrade her academic result from fail to pass.

Another 116 stranded Nigerians return from Libya

The returnees who had tried to proceed to Europe en-route Libya were repatriated from the North African country by International Organisation for Migration (IOM).