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Manchester United Updated Squad 2018/19

The club has announced the updated first-team squad for the remainder of 2018/2019 under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solksjaer:

Goalkeepers:
David De Gea, Sergio Romero, Lee Grant.

Defenders:
Eric Bailly, Matteo Darmian, Victor Lindelof, Marcos Rojo, Antonio Valencia, Diogo Dalot, Phil Jones, Luke Shaw, Chris Smalling, Ashley Young.

Midfielders:
Fred, Ander Herrera, Juan Mata, Nemanja Matic, Jesse Lingard, Scott McTominay, Andreas Pereira, Paul Pogba.

Forwards:
Anthony Martial, Alexis Sanchez, Marcus Rashford, Romelu Lukaku.

Eric Bailly in African Team of The Year

United center back Eric Bailly has been named in the 2018 African Team of the Year.

He has physicality and skill to be a top central back. But at times he is recklessness, like that tackle he did against Bournemouth, which we are comfortably leading the game 4-1, can cost the team.

He is only 24 though so he’s had the time to learn.

Congratulations!

David De Gea in FIFA Team of The Year

This isn’t his best year but he’s currently the best goal keeper in the planet.

Juan Mata’s Contract Extension Triggered

Good news that Juan Mata’s contract at Manchester United now runs until 2019.

I love him. He seems like a genuine and nice human being, despite being bloody rich and had spend almost his entire adult life living among glamorous superstars.

It’s lovely to see him staying.

Welcome to Manchester United Alexis Sanchez!

The club confirmed the arrival of the Chilean striker with the news that Henrikh Mkhitaryan has moved the other way around in a straight swap.

Sanchez:

“I am thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world. The chance to play in this historic stadium and to work with Jose Mourinho was something I could not turn down. I am very proud to be the first Chilean player ever to play for United’s first team and I hope I can show our fans all around the world why the club wanted to bring me here.”

Mourinho:

“Alexis is one of the best attacking players in the world and he will complete our very young and talented group of attacking players. He will bring his ambition, drive and personality, qualities that make a Manchester United player and a player that makes the team stronger and the supporters proud of their club dimension and prestige.”

Sanchez will wear the iconic no. 7 shirt. Welcome to Manchester United!

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