Everton were like United at Liverpool – Allardyce defends Anfield approach

Everton manager Sam Allardyce has defended his tactics from Sunday’s Merseyside derby against Liverpool – insisting Jose Mourinho used similar methods with Manchester United at Anfield. A Wayne Rooney penalty 13 minutes from time secured a 1-1 draw for Everton, who spent long periods on the backfoot either side of Mohamed Salah’s 42nd-minute opener. Speaking

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Pochettino ~ Mourinho put Dier in compromising position amid United interest

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho put Eric Dier in a compromising position after attempting to lure him to Old Trafford. England international Dier, 23, was linked with a move to Premier League giants United in the off-season before Mourinho opted for Nemanja Matic from Chelsea. Dier – under contract until

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Mourinho – Ibrahimovic is not an automatic starter at Man United

Jose Mourinho said Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, will not be an automatic starter when he comes back from injury. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho warned Zlatan Ibrahimovic that he must earn his position in the starting XI after returning to Old Trafford. Still recovering from a serious knee injury, Ibrahimovic re-signed for United

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