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Gary Pallister backs world record bid for Paul Pogba

A former United hero has backed the club's reported world record bid for Juventus star Paul Pogba.

Gary Pallister cost United 2.3 million pounds back in 1989.

27 years on and the Reds are prepared to spend 100 million on the French international.

Could he sign in time for the Community Shield on 7th August?

Pallister has been helping to find mascots for that game at a McDonald's event in Manchester today.

After leaving United on a free in 2012, he thinks Pogba would return as a world class player.

Manchester United take off to China

Manchester United have set off on their pre season tour of China.

United take on Borussia Dortmund in Shanghai on Friday and then head to Beijing for a friendly against Pep Guardiola's Manchester City on Monday.

England internationals Wayne Rooney, Marcus Rashford and Chris Smalling are included in the 25-man travelling party, so too David De Gea and Paddy McNair after also exiting Euro 2016 at the last 16.

Travelling squad: De Gea, Romero, Johnstone, Bailly, Blind, Fosu-Mensah, Jones, McNair, Rojo, Shaw, Smalling, Tuanzebe, Valencia, Carrick, Herrera, Januzaj, Lingard, Mata, Memphis, Mkhitaryan, A Pereira, Young, Keane, Rashford, Rooney.


Never mind football - Wigan boss says they need to get better wine in ahead of Mourinho and Klopp visit

It's a big sporting weekend for Wigan with football fans treated to the return of Premier League glamour.

On Sunday, Jurgen Klopp brings Liverpool to town for a pre-season friendly.

But before that, on Saturday, Wigan will host the small matter of Jose Mourinho's first match in charge of Manchester United.

Latics boss Gary Caldwell says he's looking forward to welcoming two of the world's best managers to the DW Stadium.

However, he admits their visit does mean he needs to get some better wine.

Watch moment former Man Utd legends embrace after Euro 2016 cup final

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This is the emotional moment two Manchester United legends embrace after last night's Euro 2016 final in Paris.

Alex Ferguson, manager of the Reds for 27 years, was beaming when he hugged former United forward Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portuguese superstar's team beat France 1-0 thanks to Eder smashing home four minutes into the second half of extra-time.

The 74-year-old Scot also bumped into former Manchester United star Luís Nani who was at the club for eight years before leaving in 2015.

How do you say 'Mkhitaryan'

Manchester United has released a video of new signing Mkhitaryan tellinf fans how to spell the superstar's name.

The Reds announced that Henrikh Mkhitaryan has completed his transfer from Borussia Dortmund this afternoon. Henrikh joins on a four-year contract with the option to extend for a further year.

Mkhitaryan, 27, made 140 appearances and scored 41 goals for Borussia Dortmund after joining them in 2013. Last season he scored 23 goals and registered an impressive 32 assists across all competitions. Henrikh was voted Bundesliga Player of the Season for 2015/16 in a poll of his fellow professionals, and he was named in the Team of the Season following votes by the players’ union in Germany, VDV.


Man Utd's Chris Smalling taken to hospital on holiday

Chris Smalling has been taken to hospital while on holiday in Bali.

The 26 year-old was suffering from food poisoning which led to him fainting. Earlier reports had claimed that the defender had been stung by a Jellyfish.

Photos emerged on Twitter claiming to show the defender on a stretcher after being stung.

Manchester United can clarify Chris Smalling has had food poisoning during his holiday which resulted in him fainting on Sunday. The 26-year-old defender was taken to the hospital and is now feeling fine.

Smalling is currently on vacation in Bali following his time with England at Euro 2016 before reporting back for pre-season training later this month.

Chris would like to thank everyone for their well wishes.

– Manchester United statement
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