Episode 1084: Peace On Earth And Goodwill To All, Except Pogba, Conte The Victim Of His Own Success
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’.
Chris Smalling joined United eight years ago last month but sometimes plays like he joined at Christmas. Given a handball away, should have given a penalty away and dived to give a free-kick away from which Newcastle score. #mufc
— Samuel Luckhurst (@samuelluckhurst) February 11, 2018
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?
Ken Early: All not looking rosy between Pogba and Mourinho https://t.co/sYiXWSlwQk
— Irish Times Sport (@IrishTimesSport) February 12, 2018
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.
— Telegraph Football (@TeleFootball) February 11, 2018
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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