LISTEN: Mourinho ‘sad and happy’ Schneiderlin is leaving Man United for Everton

first_imgJose Mourinho has revealed he is both ‘sad and happy’ Morgan Schneiderlin is set to leave Manchester United on a permanent basis.It was announced on Tuesday evening that Everton have agreed a £22 million fee with the Red Devils to sign the French midfielder, and a transfer should be formalised in the coming days with just personal terms to agree.The 27-year-old midfielder has played just three Premier League matches this season, and it has been clear since Mourinho’s arrival over the summer that he would not get a look in.And although their relationship has seemed frosty at the best of times, the Portuguese insists he is sorry to lose Schneiderlin – even though it’s the best thing for the Frenchman’s career.Mourinho said: “I’m sorry to lose him, but I’m happy for him to be happy to play every match, to be important [at Everton].“So, I’m sad and happy at the same time.”Mourinho was speaking in the aftermath of United’s EFL Cup semi-final first leg win over Hull City.Goals from Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini put the Red Devils in total control of the two-legged tie, and the 53-year-old was delighted with the latter’s impact – especially considering the recent negative reception the Belgian has received at Old Trafford.Mourinho added: “We have a very good relationship, and he knows that I consider him a very important player for us.“For him, we can’t forget he was booed here a couple of weeks ago, and to score the second goal and change that empathy with the fans is important for the player.”last_img read more

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Liverpool v West Brom: Confirmed teams – Mohamed Salah starts

first_imgLiverpool will hope to return to winning ways against West Brom after last weekend’s draw with Merseyside rivals Everton.The Reds were denied maximum points at Anfield thanks to Dejan Lovren’s foul on Dominic Calvert-Lewin and know fans will want to see a reaction.Jurgen Klopp’s side arrive into the clash in good form having picked up five wins in their last seven league fixtures.But West Brom could edge closer to equalling an unwanted record of Premier League games without a win, with the Baggies currently on a 14-game winless streak.Check out the confirmed team news below.Liverpool XI: Karius, Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Klavan, Robertson, Wijnaldum, Can, Coutinho, Salah, Firmino, ManeSubstitutes: Milner, Gomez, Henderson, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Mignolet, Ings, SolankeWest Brom XI: Foster, Nyom, Hegazi, Evans, Gibbs, Livermore, Yacob, Krychowiak, Robson-Kanu, Rondon, McCleanSubstitutes: Brunt, Myhill, Burke, Rodriguez, McAuley, Field, Ferguson The Reds have won five of their last seven league fixtures 1last_img read more

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