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Eric Bailly on Manchester United, Jose Mourinho and learning from Sergio Ramos and Didier Drogba

Eric Bailly wanted to be Didier Drogba when he was growing up but turned to a controversial Real Madrid star to learn from.

The Manchester United defender's hero was fellow Ivory Coast player Drogba when the ex-Chelsea striker was playing in France with Marseille.

But it was ...

2017-08-18 01:09 open_in_new
Eric Bailly on Manchester United, Jose Mourinho and learning from Sergio Ramos and Didier Drogba

Eric Bailly wanted to be Didier Drogba when he was growing up but turned to a controversial Real Madrid star to learn from.

The Manchester United defender's hero was fellow Ivory Coast player Drogba when the ex-Chelsea striker was playing in France with Marseille.

But it was ...

2017-08-18 01:09 open_in_new
Man City star Gabriel Jesus tipped to become a Brazil legend

Gabriel Jesus has been tipped to become one of Brazil's all-time greats.

And former international defender Cafu, who made that bold prediction about the 20-year-old Manchester City striker, believes that Jesus could end up being mentioned in the same breath as Ronaldo and ...

2017-08-18 00:03 open_in_new
Man City star Gabriel Jesus tipped to become a Brazil legend

Gabriel Jesus has been tipped to become one of Brazil's all-time greats.

And former international defender Cafu, who made that bold prediction about the 20-year-old Manchester City striker, believes that Jesus could end up being mentioned in the same breath as Ronaldo and ...

2017-08-18 00:03 open_in_new
How much do you need to earn an hour to live in Chorlton, Didsbury and Hale?

How much do you have to earn an hour to be able to live in trendy Chorlton? Or cosmopolitan Didsbury? Or leafy Hale?

You might be surprised how much you need to buy a house in some of Greater Manchester’s most desirable areas - and how much cheaper some other places are.

Good ...

2017-08-18 00:03 open_in_new
How much do you need to earn an hour to live in Chorlton, Didsbury and Hale?

How much do you have to earn an hour to be able to live in trendy Chorlton? Or cosmopolitan Didsbury? Or leafy Hale?

You might be surprised how much you need to buy a house in some of Greater Manchester’s most desirable areas - and how much cheaper some other places are.

Good ...

2017-08-18 00:03 open_in_new
Barcelona terror attack: What is the travel advice if you are due to go there soon?

Airlines due to fly from Manchester to Barcelona in the wake of the suspected terror attack have advised passengers to monitor their websites for updates.

Reports say at least 13 people have died and around 80 were injured after a van crashed into a crowd of people in the centre of ...

2017-08-18 00:03 open_in_new
Barcelona terror attack: What is the travel advice if you are due to go there soon?

Airlines due to fly from Manchester to Barcelona in the wake of the suspected terror attack have advised passengers to monitor their websites for updates.

Reports say at least 13 people have died and around 80 were injured after a van crashed into a crowd of people in the centre of ...

2017-08-18 00:03 open_in_new
Jeremy Corbyn denies 'silencing' shadow minister who said Pakistani men have been raping young white girls in places like Rochdale

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has denied ‘silencing’ a shadow minister who said Pakistani men have been raping young white girls in areas such as Rochdale.

Sarah Champion quit as equalities minister on Tuesday amid a storm over an article she wrote for a national newspaper.

She had ...

2017-08-18 00:03 open_in_new
The survivors of the Manchester Arena bombing will be allowed to visit in private before it reopens

Survivors of the Manchester bomb attack have been promised a day of private visits to Manchester Arena.

The pledge comes after the venue announced its re-opening concert - prompting warnings from a charity that the experience will present an ‘emotional challenge’ to people returning ...

2017-08-18 00:03 open_in_new
The survivors of the Manchester Arena bombing will be allowed to visit in private before it reopens

Survivors of the Manchester bomb attack have been promised a day of private visits to Manchester Arena.

The pledge comes after the venue announced its re-opening concert - prompting warnings from a charity that the experience will present an ‘emotional challenge’ to people returning ...

2017-08-18 00:03 open_in_new
Cristiano Ronaldo fears Manchester United Gareth Bale move and more transfer rumours

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly believed that his Real Madrid teammate Gareth Bale would be moving to Manchester United this summer.

With manager Jose Mourinho looking to strengthen with a winger as the fourth new arrival, the Welshman's name has rarely left the headlines.

Mourinho ...

2017-08-17 22:45 open_in_new
Cristiano Ronaldo fears Manchester United Gareth Bale move and more transfer rumours

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly believed that his Real Madrid teammate Gareth Bale would be moving to Manchester United this summer.

With manager Jose Mourinho looking to strengthen with a winger as the fourth new arrival, the Welshman's name has rarely left the headlines.

Mourinho ...

2017-08-17 22:45 open_in_new
Witnesses saw legs dangling from car boot before kidnapped and bleeding man escaped

A man was snatched, bundled into the boot of a car and stabbed before managing to escape ‘covered in blood’.

Detectives are now investigating the dramatic kidnap which took place in the middle of the day in Sale Moor .

The victim was driven some distance while trying to ...

2017-08-17 22:45 open_in_new
Witnesses saw legs dangling from car boot before kidnapped and bleeding man escaped

A man was snatched, bundled into the boot of a car and stabbed before managing to escape ‘covered in blood’.

Detectives are now investigating the dramatic kidnap which took place in the middle of the day in Sale Moor .

The victim was driven some distance while trying to ...

2017-08-17 22:45 open_in_new
Manchester Arena bomb survivor is caught up in Barcelona terror attack

A survivor of the Manchester Arena bomb has described the horror of being caught up in this evening’s terror attack in Barcelona .

Chris Pawley, who lives in Manchester city centre , was just yards away from tourist hub Las Ramblas when a van ploughed into pedestrians.

He ...

2017-08-17 22:45 open_in_new
Man City summer signings praised by a United player

Jose Mourinho may have made a few public jibes about it but Manchester City's spending has impressed at least one Red.

Pep Guardiola has gone big this summer, bringing in over £200m of talent to improve in both defence and attack.

As well as recruiting from Premier League ...

2017-08-17 21:29 open_in_new
Man City summer signings praised by a United player

Jose Mourinho may have made a few public jibes about it but Manchester City's spending has impressed at least one Red.

Pep Guardiola has gone big this summer, bringing in over £200m of talent to improve in both defence and attack.

As well as recruiting from Premier League ...

2017-08-17 21:29 open_in_new
Hurricane Gert: Heavy rain expected to lash Manchester as tropical storm reaches the North West

The aftermath of a tropical hurricane is expected to reach Greater Manchester this weekend, with strong winds and heavy rain expected.

Hurricane Gert is currently in the north of Bermuda.

Forecasters say the UK won't feel the full force of the hurricane, but very heavy showers are ...

2017-08-17 21:29 open_in_new
Hurricane Gert: Heavy rain expected to lash Manchester as tropical storm reaches the North West

The aftermath of a tropical hurricane is expected to reach Greater Manchester this weekend, with strong winds and heavy rain expected.

Hurricane Gert is currently in the north of Bermuda.

Forecasters say the UK won't feel the full force of the hurricane, but very heavy showers are ...

2017-08-17 21:29 open_in_new
Funeral held for 'beautiful' young mum who died after being rescued from house fire with stab wounds

Mourners gathered to pay their respects at the funeral of a ‘beautiful’ mum-of-two who died after being rescued from a house fire with stab wounds.

A funeral service for Leanne Collopy, 25, was held on Thursday at St James The Less Church in Rawtenstall in Rossendale, Lancashire - ...

2017-08-17 21:29 open_in_new