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Jose Mourinho explains why he rested Antonio Valencia against Blackburn

Manchester United Football Club have the games coming thick and fast right now, with Jose Mourinho having to work out which players need to be rested from time-to-time. The fact that the Red Devils are still in four competitions doesn’t make things any easier for our boss.

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Picture: Manchester United star duo named in Team of the Week after Leicester away

Manchester United Football Club had a cracking weekend of football, with Jose Mourinho’s men winning, whilst both Liverpool and Arsenal dropped crucial points. The gap on the top four is just two points now, and we’re really putting the pressure on.

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Picture: Antonio Valencia all-smiles with January Player of the Month award

Manchester United Football Club have been looking superb defensively recently, with Jose Mourinho’s men getting extremely stingy on the opposing attackers. A big part of that is Phil Jones’ excellent partnership with Marcos Rojo, but a certain right-back also deserves a lot of credit.

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Manchester United reveal January Player of the Month winner

I think it’s fair to say that Manchester United had a solid month of January, with Jose Mourinho’s side making it to the final of the EFL Trophy, and continuing their unbeaten run in the Premier League. However, the team and coaches won’t be settling for that, and now they’ll want to push up the table.

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Phil Jones: This Manchester United 31-year-old is a ‘machine’

Manchester United Football Club have looked pretty solid defensively as of late, and that’s down to one man in particular; Jose Mourinho. The coach who replaced Louis van Gaal has always been known as a defensive-minded one, and right now that’s paying dividends.

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Antonio Valencia responds to penning a one-year extension on his Manchester United contract

Manchester United Football Club has been pretty quiet in the January transfer market, and I get the feeling that the manager is pretty content with his current squad. Behind the scenes, though, work is being done – and another player has been tied down to a new deal.

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Manchester United hand richly deserved contract extension to key Jose Mourinho player

Manchester United Football Club has today confirmed that Antonio Valencia has penned a one-year contract extension, that’ll keep him at Old Trafford until the end of the 2017/18 season. The 31-year-old is currently in his eighth season as a red, and he’ll make it nine next time around.

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Mourinho full of praise for star who has been playing ‘phenomenally well’ for Manchester United

Jose met the media of the world today, ahead of Manchester United’s midweek clash against a Crystal Palace side who will provide a stern test. The winter period is well in full swing now, and it’s going to be a hectic few weeks for the players, so Mourinho needs to rest and rotate his squad.

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Manchester United man ruled out of Crystal Palace trip due to suspension

Manchester United finally secured a home victory in the Premier League this afternoon – courtesy of a stunning goal from Henrikh Mkhitaryan. The Red Devils closed the gap on the top four to six points, but the game was marred somewhat by a needless suspension suffered by Antonio Valencia.

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Jose Mourinho says star will be out for a while after ‘really bad’ injury

Manchester United’s squad has already jetted off to Turkey to take on Fenerbahce in the capital Istanbul tomorrow evening. The game itself will be tough, and those fans will make it even harder for the lads to communicate on the field. Ahead of the game, we’ve been handed a massive injury blow…

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