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Giggs slams laughing United players for swapping shirts after loss to Chelsea 

Former Manchester United player, Ryan Giggs, has hit back at Manchester United players for laughing after they were beaten 4-0 by Chelsea.

Mourinho was left disappointed has his side lost out woefully to Chelsea on his return to Stamford bridge on Sunday., were pictured laughing as they swapped shirts with Chelsea players, while N’Golo Kante was warmly embraced by Anthony Martial. Giggs was unimpressed by their show of sportsmanship as he slammed them for celebrating after a big loss.

He told the Premier League TV channel: “You can get beat in a football match, but then when you’re getting beat and you’re swapping shirts, that is something I don’t like.

“If you get beat 4-0, you congratulate the opposition, you thank the supporters and then you get off the pitch.

“You don’t stand around on the pitch swapping shirts and laughing with the team that’s just beat you.”


Messi, Neymar, Ronaldo and Pogba make 30-man shortlist for Ballon D’Or 

The great Barcelona trio: Luiz Sanchez, Lionel Messi have been nominated along side 27 other players for the prestigious Ballon D’Or Award.

English Premier League and Leicester City stars Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy were also nominated, breaking the Premier League drought, as the first nominees since Rooney was nominated in 2012.

Pogba, though playing in the English premier league now, was nominated for his heroics while playing for Juventus, leading them to win the Serie A title last season.

Neymar’s nomination comes as no surprise, after his impressive display all through last season and during the Rio 2016 Olympics, when he led his team to claim their first ever gold medal in the football event.

Also coming as no surprise, are Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale’s nominations, with both of them being outstanding for both club and country.

See the full list of the nominees below:

FULL 30:

Sergio Aguero, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Gareth Bale, Gianluigi Buffon, Kevin De Bruyne, Paulo Dybala, Diego Godin, Antoine Griezmann, Gonzalo Higuain, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Andres Iniesta, Koke, Toni Kroos, Robert Lewandowski, Hugo Lloris, Riyad Mahrez, Lionel Messi, Luka Modric, Thomas Muller, Manuel Neuer, Neymar, Rui Patricio, Dimitri Payet, Pepe, Paul Pogba, Sergio Ramos, Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Suarez, Jamie Vardy, Arturo Vidal.



Mourinho urges Rooney to seek a move from Old Trafford

According to the Sun, Mourinho has asked Rooney to leave Manchester United if he wants to get regular playing time.

The Manchester United skipper, has been deemed to be surplus requirements, after failing to impress Mourinho since the beginning of the season.

Rooney has been heavily criticized by fans, after making several errors which cost the Red Devils several points in previous matches.

He missed out 4 fixtures, including Manchester United’s loss to Chelsea and perhaps this was a good thing because teammate Paul Pogba was the target of heavy criticism after the match.

The reports say Mourinho is finally fed up with the former Everton star and has asked him to seek playing opportunities elsewhere.

Written by Doyinsola Olaniyan

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