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Leaving The Earth
Sports Reporter — The Guardian

Manchester football correspondent of Guardian/Observer. 1000 poems and counting. Sitting in the sunshine and feeling like a millionaire. http://t.co/VHHnPaHGuL

Vincent Kompany’s mental state ruled him out of Barça game, says Guardiola

theguardian.com — Pep Guardiola has admitted Vincent Kompany's mental state has been affected by an injury-plagued past two years, with the Manchester City captain's mistrust of his body causing him to pull out of the Champions League defeat at Barcelona.

Manchester United’s José Mourinho predicts a three-horse race for title

theguardian.com — José Mourinho believes the Premier League title race will be tight all season and may end in a three-way battle. The Portuguese takes Manchester United to Chelsea on Sunday with his side in seventh place on 14 points, five behind Manchester City, the leaders.

José Mourinho on Roman Abramovich: ‘We were never friends’

theguardian.com — José Mourinho has admitted he has never been close to Roman Abramovich despite Chelsea's owner twice appointing him and the Portuguese being the most successful manager in the club's history. Mourinho takes Manchester United to Stamford Bridge on Sunday to face Chelsea for the first time in a domestic game.

Pep Guardiola says Sergio Agüero will decide on his own future at City

theguardian.com — Pep Guardiola insists Sergio Agüero and Vincent Kompany remain in his plans with Manchester City's manager stating the striker understood being dropped for Barcelona while Kompany informed the doctor he was unfit for the Champions League group game. City lost 4-0 at Barça on Wednesday night, Guardiola having preferred Kevin De Bruyne to Agüero up front.

José Mourinho rounds on ‘Einsteins’ again after Paul Pogba’s double strike

theguardian.com — José Mourinho rounded on the "Einsteins" who rated Paul Pogba as the poorest player in the Premier League after the Frenchman scored twice in Manchester United's 4-1 win over Fenerbahce at Old Trafford on Thursday night. Pogba scored a 31st-minute penalty and a superb long-range effort just before half-time.

Wayne Rooney battles to avoid joining Robin van Persie as a United relic

theguardian.com — The presence of Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie revived memories of when Manchester United were last a force. Those halcyon days occurred three long years ago when a record 20th championship was claimed at Old Trafford on an April night.

Manchester United have no untouchables, insists José Mourinho

theguardian.com — José Mourinho has stated he would be prepared to drop Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic as Manchester United have no "untouchables" unlike the Chelsea team that claimed two Premier League titles under him. Instead, the manager pointed to the collective qualities of the team as being "non-negotiatable".

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba fails to live up to price tag in draw at Liverpool

theguardian.com — As this game kicked-off Paul Pogba's "second coming" at Manchester United stood at 10 appearances, one goal, and no show-stopping, game-winning display. There had been flashes of quality and little else to suggest the world's most expensive footballer was living up to the billing.

Expect José Mourinho to opt for customary caution in Liverpool test

theguardian.com — José Mourinho's Manchester United tenure started with an insistence that in thought and style his side would always be on the front foot. In play here was a pressing need to assure fans his arrival meant an end to the default position of cautiousness that marked the United of his predecessor Louis van Gaal.

Manchester City manager backs Sergio Agüero to continue taking penalties

theguardian.com — Pep Guardiola remains confident in Sergio Agüero's penalty-taking ability despite his latest miss, against Everton on Saturday and which means the Argentinian has now missed a total of nine from 38.
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Oct 22, 2016

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