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It was an amazing weekend for the King of the Golf but a bad one for Chris Smalling who finds himself serving as the Manchester United ‘Pinata of the Week’.

Jose Mourinho debuted a new magnanimous personality at St. James’ Park but there is one person on whom the sunbeams of his warmth do not fall: his superstar midfielder Paul Pogba. Hooked twice in less than two weeks with United losing: is this war?

Meanwhile Antonio Conte has explained that he is a victim of his own success at Chelsea: the club don’t cooperate on transfers because he is too good at working with the players he already has.

Jonathan Wilson joins us to discuss the North London derby, and the increasing hostility between football clubs and the journalists who the clubs have increasingly come to see as competitors.

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