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Harry Maguire:  became the world’s most expensive defender  when Manchester United signed him for a reported fee of €86m from Leicester City.  Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

In May, Ed Woodward asked Leicester City how much they wanted for Harry Maguire and was told €86 million. On Monday, the master of negotiation complet(...)

Nathaniel Mendez-Laing’s double gave Cardiff City a 2-0 win at Old Trafford. Dan Mullan/Getty

Manchester United 0 Cardiff City 2 Manchester United require a serious reboot in the summer after their season ended in concerning fashion. This dire(...)

Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany with his children  after the victory over Leicester City at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph:  Phil Noble/Reuters

What a way, potentially, to go – via the sweetest of match-winning, 30-yard goals. With almost 70 minutes played and Manchester City’s title defence i(...)

Naby Keita of Liverpool scores his team’s first goal during the Premier League win over Huddersfield Town. Photo: Michael Regan/Getty Images

When Liverpool scored after 15 seconds against Huddersfield Town on Friday night, one common reaction would have been to bemoan the lack of competitiv(...)

 Manchester United’s Nemanja Matic and Paul Pogba during the defeat to Everton at Goodison Park. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

This is the one, this is the one we have waited for. Although perhaps not quite like this. There have been plenty of epic-scale, thunderously-billed(...)

Manchester United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward pictured during the club’s 4-0 defeat at Everton. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty

So that’s the team Liverpool are banking on to win them the title? There could have been little pleasure for Liverpool fans in watching Manchester Uni(...)

 Richarlison scores an acrobatic goal at Goodison Park. Photograph: Getty Images

Everton 4 Manchester United 0 It was defeat on a sunny Easter Sunday afternoon at Goodison Park that did for David Moyes at Manchester United. And th(...)

Manchester United’s Chris Smalling: “The time has come for Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to consider regulating their channels.”

Leading Premier League stars have backed a 24-hour social media boycott in protest at an escalation of incidents of racial abuse online. The campaig(...)

Ole Gunnar  Solskjaer: faces major challenge of reshaping his squad during the summer. Photograph: Ian Hodgson/PA

As a chastened Manchester United turn back to the Premier League, where their aim of securing a top-four finish will be tested by the visits of Manche(...)

Manchester United’s Victor Lindelof during his team’s 3-0 defeat in Catalonia. Photograph: Susana Vera/Reuters

On the stroke of half-time Lionel Messi did something awful, but also quite funny, to Phil Jones. Messi had spent the previous 45 minutes picking up t(...)

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