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Man United to play Barca, Real and Man City in the US

Manchester United have announced that they will play five games in the United States this summer, including matches against Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester City in the football club's pre-season tour.

United will kick-off their pre-season in North America with two games against Major League Soccer sides, taking on Los Angeles Galaxy at the Stubhub Centre on July 15. The matches will be followed by a match against Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium on July 17, the English Premier League (EPL) side announced on Tuesday.


Phil Jones drops out of England squad

Manchester United defender Phil Jones has been replaced due to his injury from the England football squad for the friendly against Germany on Wednesday and the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Lithuania on March 26.

The English Football Association did not report what kind of injury Jones has suffered, but said coach Gareth Southgate has "no immediate plans to call up a replacement". But, with Gary Cahill suspended for Sunday's game against Lithuania, the coach will assess his options following Wednesday's match.


Zlatan uses hatred of Guardiola as "extra motivation"

Manchester United's mercurial striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic revealed on Wednesday that his fallout with former FC Barcelona head coach Pep Guardiola in the 2009-10 season still riles him up.

It was Guardiola, at present in charge of Manchester City, who brought Ibrahimovic to Barcelona in 2009. But the duo fell out, resulting in the Swedish superstar being loaned to AC Milan after only a season before he could make the move permanent.


Former Liverpool captain Ronnie Moran passes away at 83

Ronnie Moran, former Liverpool football club captain and coach, breathed his last at the age of 83 on Wednesday.

Moran played 379 times between 1952 and 1968 for Liverpool, scoring 17 goals, but arguably played a big role under head coach Bill Shankly.


Former Chelsea striker hits out at Arsene Wenger

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Former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton launched a verbal tirade at Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, comparing the 67 year old Frenchman to an "an uncle who doesn't want to leave the party".

Sutton, who played for Chelsea before their rise to fame under Russian owner Roman Abramovich, did win the Premier League title once in his career at Blackburn Rovers, way back in 1995.


Jamie Vardy receives shocking death threats for Ranieri's dismissal

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has claimed that he has received death threats following the sacking of former manager Claudio Ranieri, asserting that he was not responsible for the Italian's removal.

Ranieri guided Leicester to an unlikely English Premier League (EPL) title last season, but the team struggled during the last few months of his tenure. The 65-year-old Italian was sacked on February 23 when the reigning EPL champions were just a single point above the relegation zone. 


Manchester United to play five games in the US this summer

Manchester United have announced that they will play in the United States this summer for Tour 2017, in preparation for the 2017-18 football season. Jose Mourinho's men will play five games in five cities, including matches in Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Santa Clara and Washington DC, it was announced on Monday.

In the previous two visits to the US, the club has welcomed more than half a million supporters to games in a country where Manchester United has over eight million followers.


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