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Jesse Lingard reveals Marcus Rashford rivalry driving Manchester United’s power surge

Jesse Lingard says his friendly rivalry with Marcus Rashford will be the driving force behind Manchester United’s bid to climb into the Premier League’s top four as they prepare to face Fulham on Saturday.
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Ander Herrera: Manchester United can’t stay unbeaten under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Ander Herrera has said it is “impossible” for Manchester United to remain unbeaten until the end of the season under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer but backed them to come through a tough February unscathed.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer deserves the chance to force himself ahead of Mauricio Pochettino and Zinedine Zidane on Manchester United’s managerial wish list, says Wes Brown.

Wes Brown: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer deserves Manchester United job

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer deserves the chance to force himself ahead of Mauricio Pochettino and Zinedine Zidane on Manchester United’s managerial wish list, says Wes Brown.

Alex Ferguson wants Mauricio Pochettino as Manchester United’s next permanent manager

Sir Alex Ferguson wants Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino to replace Jose Mourinho as Manchester United’s next long-term manager.

Zinedine Zidane ‘considering’ Manchester United approach

Manchester United have approached former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane to take over the Coach next summer, report Diario AS.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Mauro Camoranesi: Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo have already won Serie A

Former Juventus midfielder Mauro Camoranesi believes high-flying Torino can trouble his former club and their superstar forward Cristiano Ronaldo, even if the Bianconeri have all but wrapped up the Serie A crown.

Arsene Wenger tips Zinedine Zidane for Premier League post amid ongoing Manchester United talk

Zinedine Zidane continues to spark speculation regarding a possible role at Manchester United and fellow Frenchman Arsene Wenger believes he should take a Premier League post.
Real Madrid's Luka Modric named UEFA Player of the Year

Luka Modric tipped to win Ballon d’Or to end Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi era

The winner of the 2018 Ballon d’Or will be revealed at a glittering ceremony in Paris on Monday evening, with Croatia’s Luka Modric and a host of French World Cup winners all hoping to finally end the 10-year duopoly of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Zinedine Zidane on verge of return to coaching

Former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane “will return to coaching soon”, according to his son Enzo Zidane.

Santiago Solari: Zinedine Zidane is incomparable

New Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari is not expecting to have an impact similar to that of Zinedine Zidane in his time as coach, calling the Frenchman "incomparable".
Santiago Solari

Borja Mayoral: Santiago Solari is very similar to Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid have made the perfect managerial appointment in the eyes of Borja Mayoral, with Santiago Solari considered to be “very similar” to Zinedine Zidane.
Santiago Solari

Santiago Solari takes full control at Real Madrid until 2021

European champions Real Madrid have handed Santiago Solari a contract as first team coach through to June 2021, the club announced in a statement on Tuesday.
France's forward Kylian MBappe poses during a photo session after an interview with AFP in which he announced the formalization of his Ambassadorship with the Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot on November 8, 2018. - Mbappe, who will turn 20 on December 20, became in the summer of 2017 the second most expensive player in football history with a move costing 180 million euros, behind his Brazilian teammate Neymar who's move cost 222 million euros (264 million US dollars). (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Kylian Mbappe: Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi still best but won’t win Ballon d’Or

Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe told AFP on Thursday that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi remain football's greatest players but that his own World Cup heroics could help crown him the 2018 Ballon d'Or winner.

Ramon Calderon: Antonio Conte ‘reluctant’ to take Real Madrid job

Antonio Conte is “reluctant” to become Real Madrid boss, with the club unlikely to meet his demands, according to former club president Ramon Calderon.
Temporary coach of Real Madrid CF, Argentinian former player Santiago Solari, holds a press conference at the Ciudad Real Madrid training facilities in Madrid's suburb of Valdebebas, on October 30, 2018. - Santiago Solari has been put in temporary charge of Real Madrid after Julen Lopetegui was sacked on October 29, 2018. Solari was the coach of Madrid's B team, Castilla, and is now expected to take Madrid for their Copa del Rey game against Melilla tomorrow. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP)

Santiago Solari open to Real Madrid job long-term

Santiago Solari said he is open to becoming Real Madrid coach long-term after being put in temporary charge on Monday following the sacking of Julen Lopetegui.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo: ‘I was no longer indispensable’ at Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo has said he decided to leave Real Madrid for Juventus after sensing that the Spanish club’s president, Florentino Perez, no longer saw him as being “indispensable”.
Real Madrid's Spanish coach Julen Lopetegui shouts instructions during the UEFA Champions League group G football match between Real Madrid CF and FC Viktoria Plzen at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 23, 2018. (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP)

Barcelona await stumbling Real Madrid as Julen Lopetegui looks for lifeline at Camp Nou

Julen Lopetegui said it was the happiest day of his life being named coach of Real Madrid but he could not have imagined this.

Antonio Conte yet to be contacted by Real Madrid – brother

Antonio Conte is yet to be approached by Real Madrid regarding a possible rescue mission at the Santiago Bernabeu, claims the brother of the former Chelsea and Juventus boss.

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INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

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Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

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