Poch to United ramps up
‘A sad day’ – Carrick reflects on Solskjaer’s Manchester United departure
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Paper Round’s view: As has been pointed out elsewhere, the prospect of Pochettino taking over at United and Zidane swooping in to replace him at PSG makes for a very smooth operation given the mess it could have caused. We’ll book a front-row seat for a (let’s hope so) Champions League last-16 meeting early next year, shall we?
Carrick reflects on ‘sad day’ of Solskjaer’s departure
Gerrard’s ‘empty calories’ ban
Paper Round’s view: A very Conte move, but perhaps it is only the popularity of these ‘inside’ stories that is shedding light on something that is commonplace elsewhere. After all, these are elite athletes and the need to eat well has been stressed for decades. Still, tales like this assume managers are taking it to another level, but also give them an easy chance of showing the players who’s boss.
No Laca contract talks
Paper Round’s view: He’s moving on, surely? A club initiating contract talks once their player has already been free to discuss a contract with other clubs does not smack of a club that wants to keep said player. Lacazette will have plenty of exciting options, you would imagine, and so it is probably best to cut ties.
It would be ‘a mess’ if Pochettino swaps PSG for Man Utd now – Inside Europe
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United were right to sack Solskjaer, the first manager since Fergie to improve the team
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