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Damien Duff: It Took Retirement For Me To Realise How Much I Love Manchester United

Manchester United YOKOHAMA - JUNE 11: Damien Duff of the Republic of Ireland celebrates his goal with Robbie Keane during the FIFA World Cup Finals 2002 Group E match between Republic of Ireland and Saudi Arabia played at the International Stadium Yokohama, in Yokohama, Japan on June 11, 2002. Republic of Ireland won the match 3-0. DIGITAL IMAGE. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Damien Duff remains one of the Republic of Ireland’s greatest ever exports to the Premier League but it could have even been an even more successful career, the Dubliner has revealed.   Duff had spells at Chelsea, Blackburn and Newcastle but almost joined the ranks of Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United side alongside fellow Irishman Roy Keane. In an interview with …

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Jose Mourinho Absolutely Destroyed On Twitter After Reports Of Tax Fraud Emerge

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League, semi final second leg match, between Manchester United and Celta Vigo at Old Trafford on May 11, 2017 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Jose Mourinho looks set to become the latest victim of that pesky Spanish taxman, following in the footsteps of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric. Several publications are this afternoon reporting that the Manchester United manager will be prosecuted in Spain for tax fraud committed during his time in charge of Real Madrid. Twitter was quick to attack the …

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Sky Sports Dampen Cristiano Ronaldo Excitement With Their Latest Update

CARDIFF, WALES - JUNE 03: Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid celebrates victory after the UEFA Champions League Final between Juventus and Real Madrid at National Stadium of Wales on June 3, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

With Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly determined to leave Real Madrid following complications surrounding the tax he was paying, odds of a return to Manchester United are tumbling. A flurry of reports in recent days have suggested the Portuguese superstar is open to a switch back to the club where he made his name. The attacker left Old Trafford in the summer …

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This Potential Manchester United 2017/18 Starting XI Is Just Glorious

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - MAY 24: Manchester United manager Jose Maourinho celebrates with Matteo Darmian of Manchester United during the UEFA Europa League Final match between Ajax and Manchester United at Friends Arena on May 24, 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

In the post-Sir Alex Ferguson era, a summer transfer window at Manchester United means one thing – and that’s business. Annually, Manchester United are linked with more arrivals and departures than your average airport and with this in mind, we’ve created a potential starting XI for United when they kick-off their 2017/18 Premier League campaign against West Ham. Were United to get …

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Sky Sports Update On Ronaldo Music To Manchester United Fans’ Ears

Real Madrid's forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates the team's win at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on June 4, 2017 after winning the UEFA Champions League football match final Juventus vs Real Madrid CF held at the National Stadium of Wales in Cardiff on June 3, 2017. (Photo by Raddad Jebarah/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

We’re only midway through June but this summer’s biggest transfer saga has already, it seems, been found.  Anything involving Cristiano Ronaldo’s future is sure to court a huge amount of interest but add one of the world’s most illustrious football clubs into the mix and you have yourself one of the biggest – and most likely drawn out – stories …

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London Rivals Attempting To Lure Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud

May 27th 2017, Wembley Stadium, London England; FA Cup Final, Arsenal versus Chelsea FC; Olivier Giroud of Arsenal places the FA Cup on the display stand during Arsenal celebrations after defeating Chelsea by 2-1 (Photo by John Patrick Fletcher/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Arsenal may be forced to spend big on a striker this summer with rumours swirling that Olivier Giroud is the subject of interest from one of the Gunners’ London rivals.  The Frenchman has proved time and time again that he is good enough to play week in, week out at a top club, but with Alexis Sanchez in the same …

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