Ibrahimovic in talks to pen new Manchester United deal

Sports hedge fund tips Chelsea as 2017/2018 Barclays Premier League winner

"My initial analysis from January and progressing through other months I was thinking of four players but I am not a hard person to work with, even if looks different or you want to make it look so".

Fresh discussion of the transfer sparked after United's 2-1 UEFA Super Cup defeat to Bale's Real Madrid. "Victor [Lindelof] can play right-back, centre midfield", he said.

The Ivan Perisic rumours to Manchester United won't go away as his agent, Fali Ramadani was spotted in Manchester on Thursday as speculations continue to intensify about the future of the 28-year-old wideman.

Leicester and Chelsea won the previous two Premier League titles in campaigns without European football, while Liverpool's top-four finish last season came in similar circumstances, but this time around all of last season's top seven are in the Champions League or Europa League.

"Yes, we can win it", said Mourinho during his pre-match conference on Friday.

But the Belgium worldwide failed to convince Mourinho during their time together at Chelsea and will be playing in the Champions League proper for the first time.

'Last season that didn't happen much - we were focused on the goals that our striker was scoring and when he was not scoring, the team was a little bit in trouble to win matches'.

"Everything is good and strong, but some of them (other clubs) are really strong in the market, so it is going to be hard".

Jose Mourinho hoping to continue second-season success record with Manchester United
Mourinho's solution for United's profligacy in front of goal was to sign Romelu Lukaku for a reported £75million from Everton. In goal, David de Gea remains a steadfast presence and the Spaniard is one of the best keepers in the Premier League .

He achieved the feat at Porto, Chelsea twice, Inter Milan and Real Madrid, with the only exceptions to the rule being his first two management roles, at Benfica and Uniao de Leiria, where he lasted less than a season in both cases.

The table below shows the returns you would have obtained by investing £20 in every Premier League team throughout the 16/17 season. For the first time in 20 years, Arsene Wenger's side will be missing from the Champions League as a outcome of their fifth-place Premier League finish. We will be backing them to stay up.

City open up their Premier League campaign with a trip to the south coast to face newly-promoted Brighton in their first ever top-flight fixture.

The Red Devils boss has enjoyed success nearly without interruption across a 17-year managerial career, winning eight domestic titles, two Champions Leagues and two Europa Leagues.

"Manchester United are one of the top three football clubs in the world, no doubt about it, but the football club is one thing and the team's credentials going into a competition are another thing entirely", said Mourinho. "We are going to do that, step by step".

"I'm sure they will do fantastic this season".

He has a big striker in Romelu Lukaku and a powerful attacking midfielder in Paul Pogba.

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