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Coaching Cristiano: Mike Phelan reveals how Ronaldo became world's best

With another round of Champions League matches upon us, the narrative from one in particular continues to dominate the column inches. Manchester United host a Juventus side with Cristiano Ronaldo in their ranks. The Portuguese has returned to Old Trafford before of course, with Real Madrid in 2013, but there’s some merit in the thought that this may be a final farewell for one of Sir Alex Ferguso...

Dele Alli: A star-shaped peg in an unusually shaped hole

It was the 2016/17 campaign in which Dele Alli ‘made the leap’ at Tottenham Hotspur. After an impressive first season at White Hart Lane, the midfielder improved in 2015/16. He scored 18 goals and registered seven assists to cement himself as one of the world’s brightest young players. But in 2017/18 he failed to hit the same heights and dropped back to the level of his debut sea...

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Martial thriving despite – not because of – Mourinho's tough love

As he unerringly rattled his second goal of the game into the bottom corner of the Chelsea goal, giving Manchester United a 2-1 lead a Stamford Bridge, Anthony Martial’s purple patch extended to four goals from his last five starts. The 22-year-old Frenchman divides opinion inside Old Trafford. Many fans feel he is too inconsistent and lacks the requisite drive to succeed at the club. Others...

Manchester United 0-1 Juventus: Five things we learned

Juventus took control of Group H on Tuesday night, beating Manchester United 1-0 at Old Trafford in the Champions League. Paulo Dybala‘s first-half goal was enough to hand Jose Mourinho’s side to their first defeat in three group games, with Valencia’s draw with Young Boys the best result of the day for the English side. A burst of pace down the right after 17 minutes saw Cristia...

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