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Mourinho: 19 trophies, five clubs – the weekend in stats

27 Feb

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho allows himself a small smirk as he is handed the EFL Cup trophy by Paul Pogba Jose Mourinho joins the League Cup legends, the Premier League has a new card-collecting enforcer – and is Tony Pulis hitting the peak of his powers? BBC Sport takes a look at the quirkiest […]

Jose is a winner – Ibra

27 Feb

Zlatan Ibrahimovic says Jose Mourinho is a ‘winner’ after Manchester United beat Southampton 3-2 in the EFL Cup Final at Wembley. The 35-year-old struck twice, including an 87th-minute match-winning header, to secure a 3-2 win against a spirited Saints side who had come from two goals behind as Manolo Gabbiadini added his own strikes to […]

Jose Mourinho concedes Manchester United were fortunate to beat Southampton in EFL Cup final

26 Feb

Jose Mourinho conceded Manchester United had been fortunate to beat Southampton in the EFL Cup final but that he was relieved to have won his first trophy at the club. The United manager also again praised the contribution of their matchwinner Zlatan Ibrahimovic, before insisting he had no plans to “beg” the striker to sign […]

Man Utd 3 Southampton 2: Zlatan Ibrahimovic stuns Saints in EFL Cup final

26 Feb

The sensational Swede grabbed a double at Wembley to secure the first of three trophies Manchester United can win this season. It was the fifth successive domestic cup final the 35-year-old has scored in, including four for Paris St-Germain. If they make it to the FA Cup Final only a madman would bet against his […]

We want Ibrahimovic to stay – Mourinho

26 Feb

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has now won 32 trophies in his career Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic to stay at the club for another year. Ibrahimovic, 35, joined the Premier League side on a free transfer from Paris-St Germain for a year, with the option of extending his contract for a second season. […]

Manchester United 3-2 Southampton

26 Feb

Zlatan Ibrahimovic struck late on as Manchester United won a thrilling EFL Cup final 3-2 against Southampton at Wembley. James Ward-Prowse threatened early in the game as he whipped in a dangerous cross from the left, before Paul Pogba cracked a long-range effort straight at Saints keeper Fraser Forster. Just over ten minutes in the […]

Reds eye Dutch ace

26 Feb

Manchester United are reported to be lining up a £30million swoop for Lazio’s Dutch international defender Stefan De Vrij. The 25-year-old is due to fall out of contract at the end of next season, and so far there are no signs of him penning a new deal with the Serie A club. Reports in the […]

Ryan Giggs says EFL Cup would be ‘really important’ trophy for Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United

26 Feb

Manchester United great Ryan Giggs believes winning the EFL Cup is crucial for Jose Mourinho’s developing side. United step out at Wembley against Southampton on Sunday looking to avenge the FA Cup final defeat of 1976 and, far more importantly, win their first major trophy under the Portuguese. Last season’s FA Cup is the only […]

Ryan Giggs says EFL Cup would be ‘really important’ trophy for Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United

25 Feb

Manchester United great Ryan Giggs believes winning the EFL Cup is crucial for Jose Mourinho’s developing side. United step out at Wembley against Southampton on Sunday looking to avenge the FA Cup final defeat of 1976 and, far more importantly, win their first major trophy under the Portuguese. Last season’s FA Cup is the only […]

Man United ace Ander Herrera: Zlatan Ibrahimovic is scary, he looks 28 with his shirt off!

25 Feb

He said: “We want to win every trophy because we want to respect our history and our fans. “This club is about titles. “We don’t choose which competitions we go for, we go into all of them to try to win. We know it is not easy, but we try. “Everyone who watches our games […]