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Footy Talk: Football news and rumours - 17th October 2016

Updated: 17 October 2016 16:29 IST - Published: 17 October 2016 10:22 IST
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LIVERPOOL WILL BEAT UNITED, SAYS MANELiverpool winger Sadio Mane is confident that his side will emerge victorious in tonight's game. He said

LIVERPOOL WILL BEAT UNITED, SAYS MANE

Liverpool winger Sadio Mane is confident that his side will emerge victorious in tonight's game. He said "We are going to beat Manchester United. Of course [I think that]. We all believe it. We are going to make it."

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PAUL SCHOLES SLAMS MAN UTDUnited legend Paul Scholes thinks that Manchester United have not found their way of playing after a summer of change and he told Daily Mail

PAUL SCHOLES SLAMS MAN UTD

United legend Paul Scholes thinks that Manchester United have not found their way of playing after a summer of change and he told Daily Mail "With United it is still a settling-in period - it is going to take a bit of time for them to knit together and see what they are about. Is there an identity to the team yet? I don't think there is."
He continued by saying "He was not ruthless enough in the off-season. There is so much confusion about who should play. What I saw of Mourinho at Chelsea, he had 13 or 14 players who played every week. He never rested players even in the League Cup or whatever competition he was in."

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MAN CITY ARE INTERESTED IN KINGLSEY COMANIt is rumoured that Man City are looking to sign Kinglsey Coman. Manager Pep Guardiola is a known fan of the frenchman, having bought the starlet to Bayern Munich. 

MAN CITY ARE INTERESTED IN KINGLSEY COMAN

It is rumoured that Man City are looking to sign Kinglsey Coman. Manager Pep Guardiola is a known fan of the frenchman, having bought the starlet to Bayern Munich. 

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PAUL POGBA CALLS IBRAHIMOVIC HIS BIG BROTHERMan Utd midfielder hailed his fellow summer arrival by saying

PAUL POGBA CALLS IBRAHIMOVIC HIS BIG BROTHER

Man Utd midfielder hailed his fellow summer arrival by saying "Ibrahimovic is like a big brother. He has a winning mentality, and he's a great player."

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JOSE MOURINHO SAYS THAT HE IS NOT A FAN OF JURGEN KLOPP'S TOUCHLINE ANTICSThe Portuguese coach, when quizzed about Klopp's style of management from the touchline, replied by saing

JOSE MOURINHO SAYS THAT HE IS NOT A FAN OF JURGEN KLOPP'S TOUCHLINE ANTICS

The Portuguese coach, when quizzed about Klopp's style of management from the touchline, replied by saing "I'm on the touchline to try to coach, not to...." 

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CESC FABREGAS IS NOW A PROUD FATHER TO A BABY BOYChelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has shared his happiness after it emerged that he is now a father to a baby boy. He said on instagram

CESC FABREGAS IS NOW A PROUD FATHER TO A BABY BOY

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has shared his happiness after it emerged that he is now a father to a baby boy. He said on instagram "Another baby is on the way, and this time it's a boy. I couldn't be any happier, I hope everyone is feeling as blessed as I am today. Cheers to you my love... @daniellasemaan."

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CLYNE SAYS THAT RASHFORD IS A QUALITY PLAYERLiverpool right back Nathaniel Clyne feels that Marcus Rashford can do anything he wants. He said

CLYNE SAYS THAT RASHFORD IS A QUALITY PLAYER

Liverpool right back Nathaniel Clyne feels that Marcus Rashford can do anything he wants. He said "Rashford could be coming up against me, He can play as a left winger. He is a direct player, every time he gets the ball he wants to go forward so I definitely have to be on my toes and at my best ability to play against him. I will have to make sure I get tight to him, not let him have much of the ball and not let him get space. When quality players get space, they can do anything."

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XABI ALONSO FEELS THAT MANCHESTER UNITED CANNOT AFFORD TO LOSE TO LIVERPOOL The former Liverpool general said 

XABI ALONSO FEELS THAT MANCHESTER UNITED CANNOT AFFORD TO LOSE TO LIVERPOOL 

The former Liverpool general said "United still have great players and a good team. This game is so important for them because they don't want the gap to be bigger. It's going to be a good one to watch."

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AGUERO STILL ON PENALTY DUTY FOR CITYMan City boss Pep Guardiola has said Aguero will remain on penlaty duty despite recent misses. When asked if he felt Aguero had the personality to take penalties, Guardiola replied

AGUERO STILL ON PENALTY DUTY FOR CITY

Man City boss Pep Guardiola has said Aguero will remain on penlaty duty despite recent misses. When asked if he felt Aguero had the personality to take penalties, Guardiola replied "Yes."

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KLOPP RUBBISHES RUMOURS THAT MOURINHO IS PAST ITLiverpool coach Jugen Klopp has rubbished rumours that Jose Mourinho is no longer a top coach. He said “It’s bulls***. No, but rubbish. Who says this? He has started badly at United?”

KLOPP RUBBISHES RUMOURS THAT MOURINHO IS PAST IT

Liverpool coach Jugen Klopp has rubbished rumours that Jose Mourinho is no longer a top coach. He said “It’s bulls***. No, but rubbish. Who says this? He has started badly at United?”

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WENGER IS CONVINCED OZIL WILL SIGN A NEW DEALThe French coach said of the contract issue

WENGER IS CONVINCED OZIL WILL SIGN A NEW DEAL

The French coach said of the contract issue "I don't think he needs convincing. He wants to stay here. If you have a good bank, call me. It's not just money. Arsenal can win titles of course. But that's what we have to show."

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AGUERO HOPES MESSI HAS A BAD DAY AGAINST MANCHESTER CITYMan City forward Sergio Aguero hopes that his compatriot Leo Messi does not have a good game against Manchester City, and he said

AGUERO HOPES MESSI HAS A BAD DAY AGAINST MANCHESTER CITY

Man City forward Sergio Aguero hopes that his compatriot Leo Messi does not have a good game against Manchester City, and he said "All we can hope is that he has a bad day and our defence plays the game of its life. It’s that difficult because Leo is the best in the world."

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CHRIS SUTTON TELLS DAILY MAIL THAT POGBA HAS TO STAND UP AND BE COUNTEDFormer Chelsea striker Chris Sutton has told Daily Mail that Paul Pogba has to perform if United are to beat Liverpool tonight. He said

CHRIS SUTTON TELLS DAILY MAIL THAT POGBA HAS TO STAND UP AND BE COUNTED

Former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton has told Daily Mail that Paul Pogba has to perform if United are to beat Liverpool tonight. He said "I want to see Paul Pogba dominate the midfield. He has to the grab the game by the scruff of the neck and drive United on. He's an exceptional talent, a real powerhouse, but Mourinho can't keep waiting for him to turn up."

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