LONDON -- Alexis Sanchez has been left out of Arsenal's squad for Saturday's home game against Crystal Palace as his move to Manchester United draws nearer.
Manager Arsene Wenger had said this week that there was still a chance Sanchez would play against Palace if a deal hadn't been completed, but his omission from the squad is further indication that his move is expected to be completed in the coming days.
However, Arsenal were given a triple injury boost as Mesut Ozil, Laurent Koscielny and Nacho...
MANCHESTER -- Jose Mourinho says Michael Carrick has accepted a first-team coaching role at Manchester United.
The midfielder is back in training after undergoing a routine heart procedure in October. Mourinho expects to have the 36-year-old, who has been limited to one first-team appearance so far this season, available again soon.
And the United manager revealed that when Carrick does hang up his boots, possibly at the end of the current campaign, he is set to join the backroom staff at Old Trafford.
United find themselves 12 points behind Manchester City in the Premier League title race with 15 games to go. But rather than simply offering a mid-season boost, Mourinho says Sanchez -- should he sign -- is a player capable of taking United to...
MANCHESTER -- Luke Shaw is playing like one of the best left-backs in the world, according to Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
Shaw, 22, was criticised last season by Mourinho, who said the defender was "a long way behind" his teammates but he has now started United's last five games, his best run in the team since August 2016.
But Mourinho, who has been linked with a move for Tottenham's Danny Rose, says the England international is in such good form that there are few better in his position.