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    Man Utd 2-0 Man City:
    Jose Mourinho hails 'good training session'


    Good win over arab cheque book team

    http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/40678811


    Romelu Lukaku has now scored in his first two Manchester United appearancesManchester United's pre-season win over Manchester City in Houston was "a very good training session", says United manager Jose Mourinho.

    Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford scored as 67,401 at NRG Stadium watched United win 2-0 in the first Manchester derby outside England.

    New signing Lukaku beat City keeper Ederson Moraes to Paul Pogba's pass on 37 minutes. Then Rashford drove in Jesse Lingard's pass two minutes later.

    "I'm really pleased," said Mourinho.
    "I'm sure Pep [Guardiola] is the same. The most important thing was to give the players high quality training."



    City came close to reducing the deficit when Fernandinho's long-range shot was tipped over by Sergio Romero. And City boss Guardiola was delighted with the performance of 17-year-old midfielder Phil Foden, who was making his first-team debut.

    "I don't have words to describe what I saw," Guardiola said. "His performance was at another level. He loves the club. He is a City fan. He is a gift.

    "Maybe this season he will stay with us because he is special. Creating chances, always in the best position."
    It was the first derby since the bombing at Manchester Arena on 22 May and both teams wore shirts with the distinctive 'worker bee' logo, which will be auctioned off to raise money for the victims.


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    Dun read too much into friendlies. It's City's first 'competitive' encounter for the new season.There were many misfit players but I thot City may have found a jewel among the lot. Foden was truly impressive and I reckon he'll play a big part for City next season.

    The game itself was a prelude to how Mou will approach difficult games against the big teams-choke and strike. The bigger test for United will be teams who choose to park the proverbial bus. That is where we lost alot of points last season.

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    Me thinks Ed Woodward farked up the Morata deal with REAL. It's probably true that REAL bears a grudge against United for the well documented De Gea transfer debacle. My guess is they made the deal so complicated with staggered payments,preconditions, caveats and the lot that it makes more sense to sell to someone who is willing to splash the cash upfront. REAL needs cash to buy players or they run foul of the rules.

    Great job Ed!! I'd much prefer Morata or Bellotti to that big lump of clay. Perisic is overvalued and so is Matic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gallego99 View Post
    Me thinks Ed Woodward farked up the Morata deal with REAL. It's probably true that REAL bears a grudge against United for the well documented De Gea transfer debacle. My guess is they made the deal so complicated with staggered payments,preconditions, caveats and the lot that it makes more sense to sell to someone who is willing to splash the cash upfront. REAL needs cash to buy players or they run foul of the rules.

    Great job Ed!! I'd much prefer Morata or Bellotti to that big lump of clay. Perisic is overvalued and so is Matic.
    Ed has minola's dick in his mouth as we speak. He will suck up any clay semen come his way.

    Keita is unlikely if Liverpool cannot get it for 70million. Cannot imagine man u will go to 75m when they don't even want to bridge the few million for Morata.

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