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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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.
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.
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.
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…
It feels as though Manchester United just cannot catch a break at the moment. Jose Mourinho’s men were banging on the door throughout the game against Burnley but they just couldn’t hit the back of the net. Injuries haven’t helped out their case, and another blow has just been dealt.
Manchester United and Jose Mourinho were seemingly happy taking a point away from a Jurgen Klopp Liverpool side who were bang in form. To be honest, you can hardly blame the Red Devils for being happy with a point, particularly given the toughness of our upcoming fixtures.
Manchester United Football Club kick off their Europa League campaign tomorrow evening, with an away game at Dutch side Feyenoord. The team will be hoping to get back to winning ways following a disappointing defeat in the Manchester derby on Saturday afternoon.
Manchester United’s squad have looked much more confident since Jose Mourinho’s arrival at Old Trafford, particularly in the defensive third of the pitch. Perhaps one of the biggest beneficiaries of Jose’s arrival is Antonio Valencia, who has looked like a man possessed.