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LIVE - Chelsea v Manchester United

Follow minute-by-minute updates as Louis van Gaal's men bid for their seventh straight league win - but they must get past table-toppers Chelsea.

4hPA Sport

City 'not getting what they deserve'

Manuel Pellegrini is looking for a response from Manchester City as they prepare to return to action after last week's derby defeat at Manchester United.

5hKevin Palmer

Matic hails Chelsea character

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic believes his side have shown a title winning mentality in their last three matches as they close in on winning the Premier League's top prize.

15hPA Sport

Poch: Kane's impact greater than Hazard's

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino believes Harry Kane's "massive impact" on English football makes him more worthy of the PFA Player of the Year award than Eden Hazard.

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20mESPN Staff

Djokovic overpowers Nadal in Monte Carlo

World No.1 extends winning streak to 16 matches and is on course for fourth Masters title after setting up final against Tomas Berdych

1dJames Dall

Victory for Utd at Chelsea could be telling

Victory for Man United against Chelsea could have repercussions for next season's inevitable title defence, so don't be surprised to see Mourinho set his side up to avoid defeat on Saturday.

8hPA Sport

Arteta confident over new deal

Manager Arsene Wenger is keen to retain the services of Arteta, who is out of contract in the summer and expected to agree a 12-month extension.


Pellegrini: Toure must improve

Toure has only struck eight times this season and struggled for form both at the start of the campaign and after returning from the African Nations Cup.

17hPA Sport

Mou can't comprehend City flak

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho struggles to comprehend the scrutiny heaped on Manchester City and their manager Manuel Pellegrini after the collapse of their Premier League title defence.

1dPA Sport

Balotelli racial abuse highlighted in report

Mario Balotelli has been targeted with more than 4,000 racist messages via social media this season, according to new research from anti-discrimination body Kick It Out.

22hPA Sport

Ibrahimovic's ban reduced to three games

The French football league has accepted a recommendation from the national Olympic committee to reduce Zlatan Ibrahimovic's ban to three games.

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Kiradech's big lead slip to 2 shots in Shenzhen

Kiradech Aphibarnrat shot a 4-under 68 to take the lead after the third round at the inaugural Shenzhen International, though he let a five-shot advantage slip to two strokes.

1dESPN staff

Oscar 'very happy' at Chelsea

Oscar has said he has no intention of leaving Chelsea despite speculation over his future, telling Sky Sports: "I'm very happy here."


Sources: Clyne, Schneiderlin to leave Saints

While tentative talks over a new deal have for Clyne have been staged, his advisers have made it clear that the 23-year-old will not be signing a new deal with Southampton.

1dPA Sport

Zebroski handed four-year jail sentence

The former Torquay and Oxford forward, who featured for the Exiles as recently as Tuesday, admitted four charges of robbery, attempted robbery and assault.



CHANCE FOR UNITED! Shaw's pull-back is sent wide by Rooney! Great start from United.


Rooney, goalless in his last 5 games vs. Chelsea, has 185 Premier League goals, 2 behind Andy Cole for second-most all time (@ESPNStatsInfo)


Özil connects with Mertesacker on a corner, but his header is saved wonderfully by Federici. #RFCvAFC


#Messi's 400 Barcelona goals: 278- La Liga 75- Champions League 32- Copa del Rey 10- Spanish Super Cup 4- Club World Cup 1- UEFA Super Cup


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