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Manchester United to employ full-time counter terrorism manager

Manchester United believe they are the first sports club in the country to have a full-time counter terrorism manager.   The appointment was revealed at a recent fans’ forum, and Press Association Sport understands the role will be filled by a former inspector from Greater Manchester Police’s specialist search unit.   The development comes at a time when Old Trafford’s security is under increased scrutiny.   United saw the final match of the 2015-16 season against Bournemouth called off after what proved to be a fake bomb, left behind following a training exercise,...
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Fee for Pogba move to Manchester United not too much – Juventus

Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta has defended the payment of a €27 million representation fee to Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola as part of the midfielder’s transfer to Manchester United in the summer. Raiola earned the sum when Pogba, 23, returned to United from Juve for a world-record fee of €105m in August. Marotta says the fact that the France international’s move was the biggest transfer in football history means the agent’s slice was not extraordinary. “We’re talking about a deal over €100m and it’s absolutely normal that whoever contributed to the operation’s...
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Sergio Ramos signs new five-year deal with Real Madrid

29-year-old Real Madrid defender, Sergio Ramos, has shut down speculations of moving to Manchester United this summer  after signing a deal to stay with the club until 2020. In a statement,  he said... “I know this renewal has taken a while but my heart and head have always been with Real Madrid so I couldn’t be happier,” explained Ramos at a press conference on Monday, standing alongside Perez. “Whatever the press want to say I respect but the reality is a bit different. “I have never said I wanted to leave Real Madrid, my idea was to always be here and I always wanted to retire...
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