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Jose Mourinho wants to win everything

Jose Mourinho has been officially presented as the new Manchester United manager.


As usual, the Portuguese manager was quite bullish with his statements and stated that he want to win everything with Manchester United.

He said that he wants to turn Manchester United into a competitive team and make sure that they win trophies. For him, it is not sufficient to play good football, but you need to win. Jose Mourinho admitted that the past three years have been difficult for Manchester United fans, but he believes he can turn things around.

He believes that the players should believe in themselves and make sure that they start winning again. Mourinho said that he is not aiming the fourth place or to get back in the Champions League. He is aiming the title itself and believes that Manchester United has the resources to achieve this as from next season itself.
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United set for Liverpool clash

Manchester United will be hoping to keep alive their slim hopes of securing a top-four finish this season as they welcome fierce rivals Liverpool to Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.

The Merseyside club currently sit in second place in the Premier League, and will move fourteen points clear of the reigning champions if they take all three points.

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United out for revenge as they travel to West Brom

Manchester United will be looking to avenge the 2-1 defeat the suffered to West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford back in September when they travel to the Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon.

Javier Hernandez, Nani and Phil Jones will all miss the game through injury, though Rafael and Jonny Evans are in line to feature after recovering from concussion and a calf problem respectively.

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Jones and Evans to miss Olympiakos first leg

Manchester United will be without defensive duo Phil Jones and Jonny Evans for this evening’s Champions League last sixteen first leg match against Olympiakos.

Nani will also miss the game through injury, while Juan Mata is cup tied having already played in the competition for Chelsea though Rafael and Danny Welbeck are both available.

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Van Persie hails Rooney influence

Robin van Persie has said that playing alongside Wayne Rooney at Manchester United has improved him as a player, according to the Metro.

The Netherlands international finished his first season with United as the top scorer in the Premier League but has netted just eight in all competitions so far this campaign, though he has missed the last month with a thigh problem.

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Baines set for new Everton deal

The Mirror understands that Leighton Baines is on the verge of agreeing a new long-term contract with Everton, all but ending Manchester United’s hopes of signing him this month.

The England international has been linked with a move to the Premier League champions ever since his former manager David Moyes took the reins at Old Trafford.

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United look to bounce back against Swans

Manchester United will look to bounce back from their New Year’s Day disappointment as they take on Swansea City at Old Trafford in the third round of the FA Cup.

The Premier League champions lost to Tottenham Hotspur to end a six game winning streak, and will be keen to progress as David Moyes looks to clinch major silverware in his first season as manager of the club.

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United secure fifth straight win

Manchester United came from two goals to beat Hull City at the KC Stadium yesterday afternoon, and secure a fifth straight victory in all competitions.

Former United youngster James Chester put the hosts ahead after just four minutes before David Meyler doubled their advantage soon after.

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Vidic fit for Cardiff clash

Manchester United will be looking to extend their unbeaten run to ten games as they travel to Cardiff City on Sunday afternoon.

The champions closed the gap on Arsenal to just five points after beating the league leaders 1-0 at Old Trafford two weeks ago, and could rise to second place if results go their way this weekend.

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United looking to close gap as they host the league leaders

Manchester United will be hoping to close the gap between them and leaders Arsenal when the pair lock horns at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.

The champions are currently eight points behind the Gunners, who are unbeaten since they lost to Aston Villa on the opening day of the season, while United have already lost three times in the Premier League.

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