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Happy 80th Birthday Sir Bobby Charlton: World Cup winner and Manchester United legend.

Sir Bobby Charlton celebrates his 80th birthday today Credit: PA

Manchester United legend Bobby Chorlton turns 80 today.

He played an integral role in England's 1966 World Cup victory. He'd survived the 1958 Munich air disaster which killed a number of his Busby Babes team-mates.

Bobby Charlton who played in the 1966 England World Cup winning team Credit: PA
The 1966 England World Cup winning squad Credit: PA
The Manchester United Trinity. Denis Law with George Best (left) and Sir Bobby (right) Credit: PA

Sir Bobby's former team mate Denis Law is leading the tributes.


Fellaini out of Liverpool clash with knee injury

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Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini faces two weeks on the sidelines with a knee injury.

The 29-year-old was forced off during the first half of Belgium's 4-3 World Cup qualifying win over Bosnia-Herzegovina on Saturday.

There were initial fears Fellaini faced a lengthy spell on the sidelines, but the Belgian FA announced on Twitter:

However, the injury does mean Fellaini will miss United's Premier League trip to rivals Liverpool on Saturday.

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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.

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