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Marcus Rashford suffers racist abuse after penalty miss

People who post racist abuse on social media “hide behind fake identities”, said Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after Marcus Rashford was targeted on social media. The England international was abused after missing a penalty in Saturday’s 2-1 defeat against Crystal Palace. He is the second United player to get abused this week after Paul Pogba. Campaigners Kick It Out called it “vile” and said “decisive action” needs to be taken. Earlier this week, Twitter said it will meet with any stakeholders to show the “proactive work” being done to tackle…

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Manchester United beat Chelsea 4-0 in EPL

Marcus Rashford scored twice as Manchester United began their Premier League campaign with an emphatic win over Chelsea at Old Trafford. England forward Rashford opened the scoring from the penalty spot after being fouled by Kurt Zouma. New £80m signing Harry Maguire won the ball which started the sweeping move for Anthony Martial to double the lead. Rashford made it 3-0 before new signing Daniel James scored on a bad day for new Chelsea boss Frank Lampard. Chelsea had their moments before United scored three second-half goals. The Blues hit…

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Solskjaer says Pogba ‘no doubt’ will stay at United

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he has “no doubt” midfielder Paul Pogba will stay at the club this summer. The France World Cup winner missed United’s final pre-season game, a penalty-shootout win over AC Milan in the International Champions Cup. But Solskjaer said Pogba, who did not travel to Cardiff for the match, was not risked due to a back strain. “I wasn’t expecting him [to travel],” he said. “I spoke to him after training and he didn’t feel right. It’s not an injury, it’s just some pain.…

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Lukaku ‘BEGS’ Manchester United to lower his transfer fee

Romelu Lukaku has reportedly begged Manchester United to lower his transfer fee so he can complete his transfer to Inter Milan. United have already rejected a bid of £54million from Inter and it is understood the club are holding out for a fee of around £80m. However, according to The Sun, Lukaku has asked United to lower their demands to around £65m in order for him to seal a move to the Serie A giants. The Belgian, who on Saturday teased fans by posting a picture alongside his agent Federico Pastorello, is also a target for…

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Eric Bailly’s suffers ANOTHER injury in friendly Match

Manchester United have suffered an injury blow as defender Eric Bailly had to be stretchered off during their pre-season friendly against Tottenham on Thursday. Bailly, who has struggled with injuries during his time at Old Trafford, was upset as he was taken off the field of play at the beginning of the second half. He later left the stadium on crutches and with his left knee in a brace. The United centre half was replaced by Axel Tuanzebe as United led Premier League rivals Spurs 1-0 in Shanghai. Bailly, whose position at United could become…

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