Live updates

Advertisement

Mourinho not crying or counting the days to Pogba returns

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he's not going to cry or count the days until Paul Pogba returns from injury.

The French midfielder will miss this weekend's game at Southampton because of a hamstring injury and Mourinho says he has no idea when he'll return.

Manchester United's Anthony Martial celebrates scoring his side's fourth goal of the game during the Carabao Cup, Third Round match at Old Trafford, Manchester. Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire/PA Images

At his pre match media briefing the United boss also revealed how he's been impressed with Antony Martial's improved mood around the club.

The 21 year old has scored four goals in seven appearances for the Reds this season and Mourinho says he's a happier person than last season.

Advertisement

Sir Matt Busby biographer remembers the man and his achievements

This month, 60 years ago, the Busby Babes were embarking on their ill-fated European campaign, which ended in tragedy in Munich. 50 years ago, Matt Busby's rebuilt side made it all the way to the final, winning the club's first European Cup. Mike Hall reports

Man Utd will pay for every fan's £118 Russian visa for CSKA Moscow clash

Manchester United with pay the visa costs for each fan travelling to Russia. Credit: MEN Media

Manchester United will pay all visa costs for fans travelling to Russia for the club’s Champions League match against CSKA Moscow.

The club did the same last season for the game against FC Rostov, also in Russia.

The latest gesture has been welcomed by the Manchester United Supporters’ Trust (MUST), which has been a vocal critic of the Glazer family who own the club.

A United spokesman said: “We are pleased to confirm that the club has committed to covering the cost of supporter visas, up to a maximum of £118.20.”

Fans must supply their passport to the Russia consulate in Manchester and then forward a copy of the receipt to United for the September 28 fixture.

A statement from MUST said:

It is good to see Manchester United supporting our travelling fans in Europe by covering the costs of Russian visas for the CSKA Moscow away game. This comes following requests from M.U.S.T - the Manchester United Supporters Trust. M.U.S.T has consistently lobbied the club for greater support for our fans, both at home and away.

“Recent wins this season include more discounted youth season tickets being made available around the ground and also cheaper League Cup tickets. Previously our discussions have also resulted in visa fees being covered for the last Russian away match in Rostov as well as laying on free coaches at European away games and to domestic finals and semi-finals at Wembley too.”

– Manchester United Supporters’ Trust

Zlatan won't return until new year according to Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho says it could be the new year before Zlatan Ibrahimovic makes his Manchester United return.

The striker signed a new contract yesterday but is still recovering from a serious knee injury.

Mourinho says he definitely won't play in the Champions League group stage.

Load more updates