Former Manchester United man Darren Fletcher is hailing his current boss at Stoke City Mark Hughes for helping him become a better player.
Fletcher says Hughes reminds him of retired Premier League coaching legend Sir Alex Ferguson.
The ex Red Devils man spent 20 years at Old Trafford, where he lifted five Premier League titles and a Champions League title. He moved to West Brom back in 2015 having been declared excess to requirements. He says under Hughes, the demands have helped him get better.
“I really do see similarities between what I am being asked to do here to what I did under Sir Alex Ferguson for so many years, which is maybe why I felt so at ease since coming into the club during the summer. Obviously Mark has played under Sir Alex too so maybe it comes from that.”
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West Bromwich Albion are interested in Hull City player Sam Clucas.
The Premier League side have reportedly enquired about the player from the Championship side. However, Burnley, Leicester City and new Premier League boys Newcastle United also want him.
After capturing Jake Livermore from City in the winter window, Tony Pulis seemed to be focusing on Clucas. The Albionwere linked with a move for the player last month but until now they have not submitted their bids, as other clubs.
Reports in England say Clucas’ valuation is in the range of £8 million to £10 million. Clucas was one of the best players at Hull last term before they were relegated. He played 41 times in all competitions.
Magpies boss Rafa Benitez has been linked to the player but the Championship title holders are slow in the transfer market so far. Pulis stands a good chance of snapping up the Leicester City product who is likely going to exit the KCOM Stadium this summer. Following Darren Fletcher’s move to Stoke City, Albion could go hard to get the player to fill the void in central midfield.
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There are reports in France that Manchester United are open to signing PSG star Marquinhos this summer.
The Brazil international is being chased by numerous top sides in Europe. The Red Devils
would face stiff competition for his signature and even greater resistance from his employers.
Jose Mourinho wants a solid defence. He already has Eric Bailly but the Ivorian is injury-prone. There’s Marcus Rojo and Chris Smalling as well. The others are doubts as Mourinho is set to work on the team.
Marquinhos should partner Bailly in defence on the forthcoming season if things go to plan. Goal reports that PSG would not release the player even if they are offered €100 million. Adding Marquinhos would be a real boost to the United defence. They suffered in that regard this term and Mourinho wants a change.
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West Brom defender Jonny Evans wants the club to dream big in light of their impressive form this term.
The former Manchester United player want the team to overthrow Premier League rivals Everton from the seventh spot and earn European football action next term.
West Brom have been in decent form, placing eight in the standings. With 13 games left this season, they hope to continue with their four-game unbeaten run to usurp the Toffees to seventh place.
“Everton are still four points ahead of us, we want to catch Everton, that’s the next aim. You’re always looking above you. West Ham are trying to catch us. We haven’t talked about specific targets. I know the manager will say we get to 40 points and work from there, exactly like Leicester City did last season,” Evans said.
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ManUtd.com correspondent Adam Marshall has heaped praises on former Manchester United stalwart Darren Fletcher who has been on an incredible run since switching sides in 2015.
Since Fletcher’s move to West Brom, the former Manchester United midfielder has impressed on many fronts and Adam marshal believes the midfielder is once Again set to impress when West Brom play Manchester United on Saturday.
When his former employers Manchester United announced the former Scot international was battling with ulcerative in 2011, many feared that his career was at stake considering the rigors and demands of being a midfielder in the premier league.
Nonetheless, hope seems to return once again to the midfielder as he successfully had an operation in 2013 that made it possible for the Scot to salvage his career. In a show of support, former Manchester United Boss, decided to reference the midfielder who had played an integral part in his success at old Trafford in his farewell speech having called pulled the curtain to his stellar career as a manager.
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Darren Fletcher believes that Liverpool is not good enough at the moment in order to win the title.
The Anfield side beat West Brom 2-1 during the weekend in order to move to the third place in the table. Jurgen Klopp declared after the match that his side was in the title race and he believes that they have a good chance to win the title.
However, West Brom midfielder Darren Fletcher does not think that the team has what it takes in order to win the title. He admitted that they would be among the sides that will compete for the title, but he believes that the Premier League is a long season and that there are still many hurdles.
He said that Liverpool has started the season well and that they are playing well at the moment. However, they need to remain consistent if they are going to win the title. Darren Fletcher who has won the title four times while he was at Manchester United said that titles are not won in October and that Liverpool needs to be close to the top in May if they want to be champions.
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