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ODION IGHALO netted twice as Man Utd cruised to a 3-0 victory over Derby in the FA Cup fifth round.

Paul Pogba did not return at Pride Park, but he is said to be so impressed with what he's seen from Bruno Fernandes so far that he's interested in staying at the club this summer.

Follow all the latest updates and transfer gossip from Old Trafford below…


    Pep Guardiola will give Kevin De Bruyne every chance to prove he is ready for Sunday’s Manchester derby.

    The Belgian missed the FA Cup victory over Sheffield Wednesday after damaging a ligament in his shoulder at Wembley last weekend.

    The City boss will wait to see if he can train on Saturday before making a decision over the trip to Old Trafford 24 hours later.

    Guardiola said: “He’s getting better, on Saturday he will improve. He feels better, it’s not perfect – so we’ll see.”

    Sources close to De Bruyne believe City may not risk him at Old Trafford and may even leave him out of Wednesday’s clash with Arsenal.


    Man Utd legend Rio Ferdinand has urged the club to take the initiative and end the uncertainty over Paul Pogba’s future.

    The World Cup winner has only made eight appearances during this injury-hit campaign and continues to be linked with a move away.

    Barcelona, former team Juventus and Real Madrid are all believed to be keen on signing the 26-year-old.

    Now Ferdinand, who spent 12 years at Old Trafford, has called for his old employers, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and the Frenchman to make a decision on what’s next for the midfielder.

    Speaking to BT Sport, he said: “Does he want to stay or go?

    “Does Ole want to keep him? Once that's ironed out you can build your team.”


    Here are Man Utd's key Premier League stats ahead of their clash against Man City.


    Exclusive by Jordan Davies: Chelsea are are in talks to sign Germany sensation Armel Bella-Kotchap.

    The 18-year-old defender has lit up Bundesliga 2 since signing his first senior contract with VfL Bochum in March last year.

    After just eight league appearances this season, the Germany U18 international is now worth £6.5m after several stand-out performances.

    And SunSport understands Chelsea are leading the way to sign Bella-Kotchap having already made contact with the player’s representatives ahead of a potential summer switch.

    Manchester United, Manchester City, Tottenham, Barcelona and Real Madrid are also keeping tabs on the situation with the Paris-born teenager.

    Bella-Kotchap has recently signed a new deal with VfL Bochum until 2024, but the German club are willing to listen to offers for their prized asset.


    Man Utd arrived for training on Friday sweating over the fitness of Harry Maguire.

    The club captain sat out the previous night's 3-0 win over Derby that earned a place in the FA Cup quarter-finals.

    With Maguire in the side, United have kept an impressive six clean sheets in his last eight appearances – a run that will be tested to the full against Manchester City on Sunday.

    Already missing for when Pep Guardiola's side travel across town are Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba.

    Following the win at Pride Park, coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remarked that it was “touch and go” as to whether Maguire would make the derby after he picked up an ankle knock.

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