Sunday, 21 September 2014

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The 29-year-old made his first appearance for five months but, although he scored both goals, his manager revealed he was risked despite warnings from the club's medical staff

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Mauricio Pochettino's side are without a win in their last two Premier League matches, something they hope to rectify when they take on the bottom club

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Louis van Gaal's side are looking to build on last week's win over QPR when they take on the Foxes at the King Power Stadium

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The 34-year-old is happy to be at the newly promoted club and feels their exploits in the Championship, where they won the title, will be beneficial this season

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The Ivory Coast star appeared to back his agent over an incident surrounding his birthday last May yet the midfielder has now insisted any comments were intended as a joke

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The 23-year-old has been in good form and, after speaking with Sir Alex Ferguson, Wales assistant Osian Roberts believes the Arsenal man "got away" from the Red Devils

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COMMENT: Two of world football's finest strikers go head-to-head at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday as Manuel Pellegrini's champions welcome Jose Mourinho's chief contenders

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COMMENT: The Reds were comprehensively outplayed by West Ham to suffer a third defeat in their first five matches, and the manager now has problems at both ends of the pitch

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The Spain international claims he "takes advantage" of physical match-ups and will punish defenders who rile him as the table-toppers prepare to face the Premier League champions

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SPECIAL REPORT: The new boss at Old Trafford is determined to get to the bottom of the club's injury crisis and ensure that all his players are in top condition

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The teenage attacker has not seen much game time under new boss Louis van Gaal and could be allowed to spend the second half of the season away from Old Trafford

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The Black Cats boss says his team must improve while opposite number Sean Dyche feels Burnley are not too far away from picking up their first Premier League win of the season

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The Hammers boss says his side dominated the Reds and that he was disappointed his team were only 2-1 up at half-time after dominating Brendan Rodgers' men

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The Reds boss identified a number of issues with his side following their loss at Upton Park, and says his players are not living up the expectations placed upon them

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The Magpies manager has been under intense pressure after his side's poor start to the new Premier League season but he has no intention of stepping down

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The Ivory Coast international striker was hugely upset after being shown two yellow cards in the first half of his club's loss at the Liberty Stadium

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The Brazilian full-back has seen many of his long-time team-mates depart Old Trafford over the summer but is keen to establish himself under Louis van Gaal and stay put

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A Stewart Downing masterclass helped the Hammers comprehensively defeat his former club, with Winston Reid, Diafra Sakho and Morgan Amalfitano all finding the net