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Can you name every Man Utd goalscorer in 2021?

A total of 18 Manchester United players scored for them in the Premier League in 2021 - how many can you name? (Author: Gardener)

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Bruno Lage has more questions than answers ahead of the Wolves' trip to Manchester United

Wolves move to Old Trafford on Monday after two festive postponements (Author: Gardener)

Bruno LageWolves manager Bruno Lage admits that even his players cannot say how ready they will be against Manchester United. The squad battled a coronavirus outbreak that forced Arsenal's trip to be postponed on Tuesday. Wolves head to Old Trafford on Monday - their first Premier League game since the 0-0 draw against Chelsea on December 19 - and Lage admits he doesn't have to figure out who will be available just yet. He said, “After 10 days without playing, it is difficult in your head to be ready to play. I spoke to a player and asked, “Are you ready to play?” After 10 days without play or training, you are slowly making the right decisions. “They are coming (back), so it will be important in the next few days to understand which players are fit to play. “There is nothing new, but now we need to understand if the players have time to relax and are ready to play. “We still have two days to understand which players are fit and ready to play this important game. "We don't have many cases, but we have a small squad [when] four or five players [have Covid] and after that we don't have any players to play with." Wolves had to close their training grounds for two days, but the situation remains philosophically about the situation. “We are closed on December 26th and 27th, some people have symptoms and some don't. They try to do little things, but they still can't do too much, ”he said. “We didn't play Watford because of Covid at Watford and then [against Arsenal] because of us. We can't blame anyone, we have to play our game because that can happen. "

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Cristiano Ronaldo agent Jorge Mendes reacts to rumors of Manchester United's departure, linked to Barcelona

Cristiano Ronaldo's agent has responded to rumors that his player is about to leave Manchester United according to a report. (Author: Gardener)

Cristiano RonaldoCristiano Ronaldo's agent has responded to rumors that his player is about to leave Manchester United according to a report. However, as Fabrizio Romano reports, Agent Jorge Mendes denied these rumors in an interview with Sky Sport. Mendes has suggested that his Manchester United client is very happy and expects him to have a "great season" at Old Trafford. "Jorge Mendes:" Cristiano Ronaldo is very happy at Man United. He will continue his solid great performances as always in his career. It's going to be a great season for him, I'm sure, "he told Sky Sport.

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Man Utd in the top 6 after beating Burnley

Manchester United climb into the Premier League top 6 after an entertaining win over Burnley at Old Trafford. (Author: Gardener)

BurnleyManchester United scored three first-half goals for the first time since January in the Premier League when they brushed Burnley aside at Old Trafford and moved back into the top six. Jadon Sancho's deflected shot doubled the hosts' lead before Cristiano Ronaldo - who missed a glorious chance after the game went goalless - tapped into an empty net after McTominay's shot from Burnley keeper Wayne hit a post was Hennessey. Aaron Lennon used a weak first touch from Eric Bailly to back down for the guests with a clinical finish in the bottom corner. In their first game since December 12, Burnley lacked the stamina or ruse to continue troubling United and stay in the top three. The win extends United's unbeaten streak to eight games since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was sent off, and although they are only two points closer to the top of the table than bottom, they still have a long way to go if they want to start, a significant one Legacy for the accomplishments of Sir Alex Ferguson, who is 80th birthday on New Year's Eve. Two moments with small details that were of great importance for the hosts were in an opening phase that represented the best 45 minutes of Ralf Rangnick's short time. Greenwood obeyed, becoming more effective and making room for others at the same time. The Englishman was a shadow of the player who impressed so much at Borussia Dortmund, but the way he challenged the ball from Luke Shaw before turning into the far corner would have been his first goal at Old Trafford if it hadn't Skipper Ben Mee was a welcome vote of confidence. Although Rangnick made six changes to his starting XI, the combination of injuries and positive coronavirus testing that stole seven first-team players from Burnley boss Sean Dyche was more of a blow. The absence of England goalkeeper Nick Pope was related to Covid and meant only a second appearance in the Premier League for former Crystal Palace keeper Hennessey since the lockdown. The Welsh international made some eye catching saves, one of which prevented McTominay from completing a full length move in the second half. Given the opposition and the length of time his team have been without a game, Dyche may not be too discouraged by the result. Sunday's trip to Leeds with the fellow campaigners is far more significant in the totality of things. Manchester United's next game is on Monday 3rd January (5.30pm GMT) against Wolves at Old Trafford. Burnley is next up against Leeds on Elland Road on Sunday January 2nd (2pm). * Our coverage of your Premier League club is bigger and better than ever - everything you need to know is here to make sure you don't miss a moment

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Manchester United players haven't eaten dessert since Cristiano Ronaldo's return

Cristiano Ronaldo has made a huge impact on and off the pitch since his comeback at Manchester United and his teammates have not eaten desserts since arriving. (Author: Gardener)

Manchester United players“All the players quit because it's good, you have to change sometimes. His comments come after United goalkeeper Lee Grant joked that the night before the games the players all peeked at Ronaldo's plate to see what he was eating their dinner and usually did some cheat stuff on a Friday night released. "You have a little apple crumble and custard or you have a little brownie and cream." I'm telling you now, no player has touched the apple crumble and custard, no player has chosen this brownie. "We were seated at our table for the table pre-match and immediately one of the guys said to me: 'What does Cristiano have on his plate?'

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Sir Alex Ferguson in Seven Stories

On the occasion of his 80th birthday, BBC Scotland delves into the stories behind Sir Alex Ferguson's time at Aberdeen and Manchester United. (Author: Gardener)

Alex FergusonScottish I was scared of losing my memory and language - Sir Alex Ferguson In May 2013, football changed forever. A post on Manchester United's website confirmed the news, social media posts from the Old Trafford club sparked thousands of comments from around the world. "Sir Alex Ferguson Retires". Later that month, the Scot, who had 13 league titles at Old Trafford, would take the lead for the last time to come down the curtain after 39 years as coach at Aberdeen and United, doesn't tell the full story of the man whom Voted you the Greatest UK Manager of All Time last year. This is where BBC Scotland delves into the stories behind Sir Alex Ferguson as he celebrates his 80th birthday. "Just two bottles of red wine for me" - Owen Coyle Numerous managers have commented on Ferguson's support over the years. In the summer of 2008 Burnley manager Owen Coyle needed a favor ... I was just getting my pro license and was in Switzerland for the European championships. I was with Jim Fleeting and Martin Ferguson [Alex Ferguson's brother]. We had a chat and I said, "Martin, can you do me a favor and call the top guy? He has a player and I want to speak to him in front of everyone else." So he called him and sat me down and I said, "I need a favor. You have Chris Eagles and I think he would be a different class for me" and he said, "We'll be back on July 4th and we'll meet." sort I give you my word, but don't bother me first. " Sure, July 4th, 8:30 am, I'm on the phone and he said, "You kept your word, but I'm taking him on a preseason tour of South Africa because I need him. But when we come back, if he wants to come to you, it's yours. " He also got us a deal on what it would cost so the whole thing was only £ 1 million. Then he said, "Don't bother me until I get back, but we will sort this out." I then went to watch every game United played in South Africa and isn't he the top scorer of the tournament? So, back on the first day, I call again and he said, "Aye, I was expecting your call, son. If he wants to come on board, he's yours." After that he was great with me. When we won the play-offs to get promoted to the Premier League, he said: "You have been brilliant this year but remember when we visit I want two nice bottles of red for me and my staff. " It just so happened that our first home game in the league was against United and we won. The man's class. I'm abstinent and I told Darren, who did the PR in Burnley, to get two nice bottles. Sir Alex and his staff drank a lot so everything must have been fine. who won five titles and a Champions League under Ferguson, remembers a gigantic clash between the United manager and his mother ... I almost signed for Newcastle. I had been with United since I was 12 and Newcastle was the second largest team. Everyone is telling you, "Look at all these great Manchester United midfielders, you will never get on the team, Newcastle is closer to home". Alex Ferguson was about to retire at this point when he originally said he would. So I consider signing for Newcastle and the message goes back to Sir Alex. One night he called the house and my sister picked it up. She said it was for me and it is only the boss who is going totally insane. I'm 15, chalk white and he only gives it to me on the phone. My mom sees me, grabs the phone, and listens for a few seconds. She says, "Never talk to my son like that again" and slams the phone down. I think 'what the hell is going on here?' In the next minute the phone rings again and Sir Alex says, "I'm really sorry, Mrs. Fletcher. We like your son very much, I'll be on the next flight to Edinburgh." My mom is probably looking around the house thinking she didn't do the housework or do the laundry and she said, "No, you're not, they will visit you." I went there and it got sorted. It was the best decision I ever made and the impact it had on my career. Billy Stark, who played under Ferguson at St. Mirren and then Aberdeen ... The year we won the 1985 title [with Aberdeen] we had been playing at Celtic Park and I missed a penalty that day and Davie Provan turned a free kick for Celtic to 2-1. The following week in training he kind of put me on my side and just said, "I hope it doesn't cost us the title," which was a big deal. Whether that was an additional motivation - because that was my best season in terms of goalscoring and of course we won the league in the end - I'll never know. Archie Knox, Ferguson's assistant at Aberdeen and Old Trafford, was the manager of Forfar Athletic in 1980 when the Dons manager called. It was an offer he couldn't refuse ... I didn't know him well, but he came to a reserve game and asked for a word. I took him to the office at Forfar and he just asked, "How would you like to be my assistant at Aberdeen?" I said, "That would be great, I'll be there." He asked when I could start and I just said "tomorrow". Did I see any difference between Aberdeen and United in him? No. He was so focused on what he wanted to do with young players. He built the Boy Scout infrastructure at Old Trafford and said to the Boy Scouts, "If one of them signs for someone else, I want to know about it." So we started getting Beckham, Butt, Giggs, Scholes and the Neville brothers through. Alex always had one of the young players we wanted to sign or who we had just signed over to a game with his parents for lunch and a chat. When we signed Beckham, he came to all of our games in London with his mother, father and sister, and also came to the team hotel the night before a game. The first thing he said to me when we went to Old Trafford was "we have to get to know everyone in this place". It was the same in Aberdeen - he knew everyone. "How are you, son?" - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer The recently deceased Manchester United manager was scared when he had to tell Ferguson in 2007 that he would refuse to have another knee operation and retire from football. When I park [at the training ground] he comes out and he says, "How are you, son?" "Not great, I need another operation. I won't do it, I have to retire." "I've had a fantastic career, your family must be so proud, your last season was fantastic. Go home for a few weeks and come back when you are ready." the first team line-up and I've coached Cristiano [Ronaldo], Wazza [Wayne Rooney] and [Carlos] Tevez. Every time Cristiano or Wayne shot through the defender's legs, I would nudge [son] Noah and say, "Your father taught them that." the term "hair dryer" was coined for some of the intimidating Glasgow man's noisy deals. Speaking to Four Four Two, former United defender Parker recalls a specific incident at halftime ... Steve Bruce's wife, Janet, was in the hospital with a back operation and we were playing at Old Trafford. Brucey left his cell phone on during the game. We got there at halftime and it didn't go well. So we're sitting in the locker room and Steve's phone rings. Everything went quiet and you just looked at Brucey and his face and person said "It was me". The gaffer ran over, grabbed the phone, and tried Steve who was trying to tell him his wife was in the hospital. He said, "I don't care if your wife is in the hospital" and threw the phone against the wall at the trash can. The phone crashes. 'He was like a father figure' - David Beckham I've said many times that the boss was not only the greatest and best manager I've ever played under, he was also a father figure to me from the moment I got old from 11 years until the day I left the club. I am really honored to be led by the greatest coach in football and to have the career I have had under him. Without him I would never have achieved what I have achieved. Oops, this activity is not visible! You must have JavaScript enabled to fully enjoy Newsround. From the phenomenal Grealish to the cup winners of Celtic - the rise and rise of Callum McGregorBBC Scotland documents Callum McGregor's rise from surviving League One in Notts County to the "natural successor" of former Celtic captain Scott Brown Englishmen join Andy Burke as he contemplates beating the Exeter Chiefs in the Glasgow Warriors Champions Cup. Eve Muirheads Scotland - Ice rink secures Britain's spot at the Winter Olympics after a dramatic day of qualifying in the Netherlands.Behind The Goals Podcast: Kim Little on her stellar career Arsenal Former Scottish midfielder Kim Little talks to Rachel Corsie and Leanne Crichton about her early life , international retirement and theirs Football career e the last you see of me in sport '- Olympian Christie retires from speed skating The British Olympic short track speed skater Elise Christie retires from the discipline at the age of 31, but says that her career in sport "is still." is not over ". Majid Haq calls for an investigation into racism in Scottish cricket as both he and his former teammate Qasim Sheikh announce that they have been abused in their careers FC Bayern Munich, learn "rocket science" German & are "torn apart" by Leroy Sane. Everything what you need to know to catch soccer with BBC Sport Scotland

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Cristiano Ronaldo agent Jorge Mendes reacts to rumors of Manchester United's departure, linked to Barcelona

Cristiano Ronaldo's agent has responded to rumors that his player is about to leave Manchester United according to a report. (Author: Gardener)

Cristiano RonaldoCristiano Ronaldo's agent has responded to rumors that his player is about to leave Manchester United according to a report. Cristiano Ronaldo's agent has responded to rumors that his player is about to leave Manchester United according to a report. Earlier this week, reports surfaced that Ronaldo was unhappy and even contacted Barcelona manager Xavi to offer them his services. However, as Fabrizio Romano reports, Agent Jorge Mendes denied these rumors in an interview with Sky Sport. Mendes has suggested that his Manchester United client is very happy and expects him to have a "great season" at Old Trafford. "Jorge Mendes:" Cristiano Ronaldo is very happy at Man United. He will continue his solid great performances as always in his career. It's going to be a great season for him, I'm sure, "he told Sky Sport.

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"Almost nine years of uncertainty"

As Manchester United climbs back into the top 6 in the Premier League, BBC Sport's Simon Stone looks to coach Ralf Rangnick's upcoming work. (Author: Gardener)

Manchester UnitedAs the teams emerged from the tunnel ahead of Manchester United's 3-1 Premier League win over Burnley at Old Trafford, a giant banner was hoisted over Stretford End wishing Sir Alex Ferguson a happy 80th birthday. Since then, United have been desperate to restore England's number one status which they have for so long assumed with authority from Ferguson's reign. You were at the top of the Premier League on New Year's Day. The year in between wasn't good for United. Their title challenge faded before January was over, they lost another semi-final against Manchester City and the Europa League final against Villarreal. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer lost his job after getting completely lost during a disastrous fall. Ralf Rangnick's stuttering start at Old Trafford brought it back to life at least so quickly that United was able to finish the year in the top six as it has done every year since 1989. But obviously the German still has a lot of work to do. Speaking to the media for the first time after arriving at Old Trafford in early December, Rangnick noted that "the squad is definitely not too small". On the back of United's game schedule, the names of 32 players are listed, all of whom could legitimately claim a spot on the first-team squad. The future of these younger players is already partly shaped. In contrast, it is planned that Anthony Elanga will stay and try to build on the three senior national team games he has already played this season. France striker Anthony Martial has told Rangnick he wants to leave. Sevilla are interested but have already turned down a loan application as United are demanding all Martial salaries are covered and their club receive a loan fee as well. With Lingard resistant to a January move, the likelihood of him leaving Old Trafford as a free agent is growing. Dean Henderson wants to play for the first team in the second half of the season but Rangnick wants to keep him. Juan Mata could leave next month as he has not started a game in the Premier League since signing a one-year extension last summer and then there is Paul Pogba, whose contract with United also expires this summer, in the uncomfortable Position of either offering improved terms to a player who hardly deserves it or risking losing him a second time for free. Even among the players whose immediate future was firmly set at Old Trafford there were problems to be solved. Former United captain Gary Neville referred to some of the club's players as "whinge bags" during the recent 1-1 draw with Newcastle, saying the waving of arms from Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes in particular was a depressing sight. After the game, Rangnick said he wasn't as interested in it as his team's underperformance. “In team sport, it's always important to be convinced of what you're doing,” he said. "It was a difficult game for us in Newcastle." Are we going to hit back and show them that we are a team that believes in ourselves? Or do we shake our heads and wave our arms, help the other team and harm our own? It was clear to me that it was important that we work and behave as a team and not show such side effects on the pitch. United have been around the longest since the middle of last season. Fourth in the table Arsenal is in sight, even if leaders Manchester City are almost as far ahead of Rangnick's team in terms of points as United proved ahead of bottom Norwich beyond Solskjaer, but if Rangnick can find a solid central defense - which would make the continued fitness of Raphael Varane easier - United could have a base to unleash their undisputed offensive talents. It has been like this for almost nine years. As Ferguson turns 80 on New Year's Eve, Vice Chairman Ed Woodward prepares to quit his role. In terms of silverware, Woodward's tenure was not positive. United fans can only hope Woo dwards successor is much better lucky. * Our coverage of Manchester United is bigger and better than ever - everything you need to know here to make sure you don't miss a moment * Everything United - go straight to the best content

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McTominay and Ronaldo on target as Manchester United pulls past Burnley

Scott McTominay's early goal, Ben Mee's own goal and Cristiano Ronaldo's lead gave Manchester United a comfortable 3-1 win over the exhausted Burnley (Author: Gardener)

BurnleyHow much Manchester United needed that win. It comes from one of their games and brings them to 31 points, four behind Arsenal in their last Champions League place, and was as emphatic as any other performance under Ralf Rangnick. The win went against a team from Burnley, which last played on December 12th due to four games postponed due to Covid and whose only league win over Brentford came on October 30th. There is still no overarching structure that would allow United to rule a game. Under Rangnick, they remain one side of the moments: Tonight it was enough for the three points, but this lack of continuity should worry their executive manager, who then referred to wobbly without the ball. But one evening when in Stretford End a giant banner celebrating the 80's was a force of nature. "I struggled with my right foot this morning but I kept going, I'm fine," said McTominay. We play for Man United and we have to get results. ”Sean Dyche also had to do without the injured Ashley Barnes, Maxwel Cornet and Connor Roberts. This was the first time goalkeepers Wayne Hennessey and Aaron Lennon broke into the Premier League since June 2020. Anything but a home win would lead to the Rangnick project being scrutinized after five games. They were grateful that Chris Wood's header was wild. Also missed was Ronaldo's shot over a Luke Shaw tumble that missed the front spoon. But Ronaldo became the provider to open the gate. Mason Greenwood shot the ball off a defender before leading it back to Ronaldo, whose touch allowed him to fly. Instead, McTominay was there to shoot in to Hennessey's left for a first United goal of the season. But the piece was broken. What United needed was control, but Burnley was defiant. Dwight McNeil and Johann Gudmundsson drove in from the flanks and made sure Aaron Wan-Bissaka made important blocks. Shaw was in resurrected form, however, a stormy run ending with his shot hitting the side netting. United scored again soon. Jadon Sancho turned from the left and shot, but Ben Mee stuck a toe and diverted the ball into an own goal. McTominay dispersed the defenders in a run that ended with a clever ball to Ronaldo. His silky feet tried, but the shot was deflected. In the 35th minute it was 3-0, the excellent McTominay shot at Hennessey, who dumped the ball on his left post only to have Ronaldo knocked off. But Harry Maguire proved a burden as his passivity allowed Lennon to go through the defense and discharge past David de Gea and into the corner. Dyche could use this as fuel for his break conversations. Burnley came out and tried to feed left-back Charlie Taylor along his corridor, but Wan-Bissaka had his measure. Soon the United right-back was running as a decoy, allowing Greenwood to hit the ball on Ronaldo's head, although his attempt was disappointing. A flowing sequence with another Shaw burst made Ronaldo forge a pass, Cavani helped the ball on and Greenwood shot. This course of the game continued the course of the game. Burnley existed out of junk, United did what they should: dominate an inferior, severely exhausted opponent. The leadership was required from Maguire or one of the de facto captains - Ronaldo, Edinson Cavani, McTominay, or Shaw - to get the troops up and running again. Instead, Lennon drove forward again, with Eric Bailly having to bring the ball to the corner. United broke away from it, Greenwood switched to Sancho, who played the ball to Ronaldo. His passport went back to McTominay, who rewarmed Hennessey's fingers and fired a 20-yard shot that was pushed onto the crossbar. At 3-1, Burnley retained a cold, but it relied on them suddenly developing a killer advantage.

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Manchester United take the lead through Scott McTominay's goal against Burnley

Manchester United took the lead at Old Trafford against Burnley with an 8th-minute goal from midfielder Scott McTominay and you can see the goal here (Author: Gardener)

BurnleyManchester United took the lead at Old Trafford against Burnley with an 8th-minute goal from midfielder Scott McTominay and you can see the goal here. From the edge of the box, McTominay shot a fine low shot into the lower corner past Burnley keeper Wayne Hennessey.

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