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Mourinho speaks on Man United’s chances of winning Premier League title 

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has stated that his side should not be speaking of winning this season’s Premier League title after losing 3-1 to Manchester City in the Premier League derby clash on Sunday.

Three goals from David Silva, Sergio Aguero and IIkay Gundogan ensured victory for Guardiola’s men.

Forward, Anthony Martial’s lone strike was not enough to get a point for Mourinho’s side.

Mourinho, however, has now stated that the Red Devils cannot think about the English top-flight crown, adding that they must first try to make the Premier League top-four.

The defeat to City leaves United 12 points behind the Premier League champions.

Mourinho told Sky Sports: “We are outside the top four. How can we speak about the title?

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“To speak about the title you need to be in the top positions. So let’s fight to close the gap and jump into the top four, if one day we jump into the top four, we’ll see what the difference is.

“It’s 12 points. I think our team is improving a lot, even defensively conceding three goals, it was a positive defensive performance.

“We knew that there is a difference in potential. Since the beginning of the season, we knew that our second position last season was a fantastic achievement for us, and this season we are going to fight for the top four.

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“We are outside of that, we are having very difficult fixtures, away at Chelsea, away at Manchester City, almost impossibly difficult for us to win three matches in a row. Now we have to go for it and try to build on what we are doing.”

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I regained form after I stopped eating jollof rice – Footballer Isaac Success

Footballer, Isaac Success has revealed how he regained his form in the English Premier League.

Isaac says his change of diet, including a stop in eating his favorite Jollof rice, helped him. The 22-year-old injury prone Nigerian footballer, in a chat with DailyMail said:

“I was eating a lot of African food [Jollof rice inclusive]and it was a little bit heavy but I’ve cut that out and I’m on the team diet, eating with the team.

Eating earlier at night, it’s really helped. I wasn’t fit and wasn’t working. I made mistakes because I wasn’t working hard and needed to concentrate more. I stuck to my plan.

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When you’re fit it’s more difficult to get injured, and if you’re injured you recover on time. So, this season is going well because physically I’m fine. I lost a couple of kilos and that made me faster and stronger. I feel sharper.”

According to reports, Isaac has already played more minutes this season than he played in the two before.

He has also scored again in the EPL, something he last did in 2016. Has also added three Super Eagles caps to the single cap he had before October.

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Owen mention one player Chelsea must replace after 2-0 win over Man City 

Former Liverpool star, Michael Owen, has identified one player Chelsea must replace in their squad.

Owen said Alvaro Morata was no longer needed in the team having failed to establish himself since arriving last season.

Morata was not even on the bench on Saturday as Maurizio Sarri decided to play Eden Hazard as false nine.

The Spaniard has failed to live up to expectations after arriving from Real Madrid for a club-record £60million in the summer of 2017.

“Chelsea need to replace Morata,” Owen told BT Sport.

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Pep Guardiola reveals why Manchester City lost 2-0 to Chelsea 

Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola, has revealed why they were beaten 2-0 by Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

City suffered their first defeat of the season on Saturday with goals from N’golo Kante and David Luiz in each half.

Maurizio Sarri’s side rose from the disappointment of losing at Wolves in midweek to end City’s 21-game unbeaten league run.

Guardiola’s side was struck in the first half as N’Golo Kante fired high past Ederson from Eden Hazard’s pass.

Chelsea returned from the break stronger and much improved, securing the win with 12 minutes left when David Luiz’s glancing header following a corner bounced in off the far post

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Guardiola told post-match conference at Stamford Bridge, “The result is the result, they scored two goals, congratulations Chelsea for the victory.

“We came here with an idea, we had a great first half but conceded the goal.

“They are so strong, the first half and last 25 we were fantastic and it was a joy to see my players and they showed incredible personality to play here.

“We created enough chances to score, unfortunately, it didn’t happen. The way we played today was incredible.”

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