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Manchester football correspondent for the Standard. Covering @manutd @mancity - DMs open for stories.

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@MirrorAnderson 👍United are weighing up their options over Sanchez. He’s not in Solskjaer’s plans, but won’t just walk away from £45… https://t.co/RVsRy4Rruo
4/7
2020
BREAKING: #LFC confirm that they will no longer make use of the government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. A le… https://t.co/b0FNnhnOpi
Retweeted by James RobsonWoodward emailed Manchester United today to confirm no furloughs. Also plenty more really commendable measures by… https://t.co/X25IpR4nCaGrowing confidence United will land Sancho after he showed little interest last summer #mufc https://t.co/1h81f7tJjiThere is still an ‘overriding determination’ to complete the season - even if it means delaying the start of the ne… https://t.co/PVe0Cg9YZB
4/6
2020
United have done a lot right lately - and this is the latest example #mufc #lfc https://t.co/r8E5DhflmWUnited scouts have been given three key factors to look for and Sancho fits them all #mufc https://t.co/1h81f7tJjiFull details on this #MCFC #LFC https://t.co/HdF6zvTSM4Take note Liverpool Man City: "We can confirm, following a decision by the Chairman and Board last week, that Manch… https://t.co/E1aJjSGIZ5Earthquakes, war and more teams like City. United actually published their worst fears for all to read #mufc https://t.co/0KcB8NtThf
4/5
2020
“As the Premier League continues to grow in popularity, the interest of wealthy potential owners may increase, lead… https://t.co/6um1IMp2v6The Glazers’ worst fears spelled out in black and white #mufc https://t.co/FOCOroRuH4
4/3
2020
United players are expected to be guarded when asked about transfers. Rashford’s Sancho comments point to a shift i… https://t.co/qDs6CgvDnpUnited’s pursuit of Sancho has echoes of the tactics (successfully) deployed by Barcelona and Real Madrid #mufc https://t.co/3chMlUSzbI
4/2
2020
It’s understood there are no hard feelings towards Haaland at United. They consider his buyout reasonable and are p… https://t.co/eExE8mL5xR
4/1
2020
@DiscoMirror YKTGMaguire was Solskjaer’s top CB target - but he’s a big fan of De Ligt, too. #mufc https://t.co/C14b172MsXGrealish has convinced Solskjaer of his leadership qualities on the pitch and United are confident he’d be signific… https://t.co/5chYAlYPygFernandes could have been brilliant for City - but they didn’t want or need him. No wonder Guardiola was left so ba… https://t.co/NkxBpyo2Nz
3/31
2020
Just one example of how messy football could get if it’s postponed for too long. United are a company with responsi… https://t.co/2w19R6H5ASSpurs want £200-250m for Harry Kane https://t.co/3cRwxN5KwcRashford is stepping up his recovery from back injury after scans showed he’s responded well to treatment #mufc
3/30
2020
"I couldn't say yes and I couldn't say no." Harry Kane would consider leaving Tottenham if the club is not going '… https://t.co/BgnewStQmi
Retweeted by James RobsonDortmund will not block Sancho’s move to United #mufc https://t.co/JvEy54b5szSouness asked about his ‘disdain’ for Pogba in his Times column today. Notably doesn’t attempt to deny the accusat… https://t.co/q8L8jaflPg @MUFC_Bobby 👍If you are a football person please join the challenge of posting a football photo. Just one picture, no descriptio… https://t.co/RuxLMDu7rh @1ELITEANALYSIS With Rashford, ‘Sancho’, Greenwood, Fernandes, ‘Pogba’ - there should be plenty of goals. Every tea… https://t.co/RBhPCigZTg @smarthinking99 Justifies their misgivings about signing him. On the other hand, who’s to say another contract coul… https://t.co/lrrxbXbqid @1ELITEANALYSIS Not this summer @1ELITEANALYSIS I can say what I think a perfect summer might look like if everything went to plan - and that’s a b… https://t.co/a1vyrfg6Ln @1ELITEANALYSIS I’d never guarantee anything re transfers as so much can happen to change the situation - eg Utd ha… https://t.co/7WJ8vzaMPV @1ELITEANALYSIS Hi - Go for itI don’t know if Solskjaer will be United’s next title-winning manager. I really don’t. But objectively assess the… https://t.co/7UtSunhu3E
3/29
2020
@daveh270 They are trying and have the money. @Blueblood1233 Didn’t need to guarantee - just not actively buy numerous players to block his development @mpecky61 Consider the forward players signed at the time he was being offered a new contract. City haven’t missed… https://t.co/scdyzc98j3Sancho will haunt City if he is the catalyst for United. Solskjaer is banking on capitalising on Guardiola’s bigge… https://t.co/8wUXylbeRH
3/28
2020
⭐ 𝗤𝗨𝗜𝗭 𝗧𝗜𝗠𝗘 ⭐ We have compiled some 𝙩𝙤𝙪𝙜𝙝 questions across a variety of sports. Think you're up to the challenge?… https://t.co/uARBcRxlCW
Retweeted by James Robson @kwameA_B That’s a risk u take when u sign a player still contracted to another club. He will be out of contract and that’s the point @CooneyFitness Certainly makes it easier to do that by drawing a definitive end to this season @northenders1 Suspect there’s the potential of legal action in most scenarios. Look at the kit arguments brewing at… https://t.co/1oFeno0eicThere will come a point when it’s impractical/impossible to complete ‘this’ season. Ziyech is 1 example. What if h… https://t.co/XAokUN3D6bNo surprise that United are very much one of the clubs who want this season to be completed. Liverpool rivalry is o… https://t.co/TKvvaTVoexUnited will offer season ticket holders a pro-rata rebate against their season tickets for next year, or a pro-rata… https://t.co/qutQyfpkfJ14 club majority required to void the Premier League season. Here’s how you get very close to that figure #mufchttps://t.co/0iV9caLXoCGrowing talk of the season being abandoned. Clear here that declaring it void could be the point of least resistanc… https://t.co/0XdOe0K4KgUnited have changed their strategy after accepting they can’t dominate the transfer market like they used to #mufc https://t.co/efLxHV3yf0It’s clear Sancho is the ideal fit at United. Here’s three formations in which his inclusion would transform #mufc https://t.co/4a1pIN2stT
Retweeted by James RobsonIt’s clear Sancho is the ideal fit at United. Here’s three formations in which his inclusion would transform #mufc https://t.co/4a1pIN2stT
3/27
2020
United thought terms of Haaland deal set a dangerous precedent. They didn’t want to give control of his future to R… https://t.co/E06e550BpO @hirstclass @MullockSMirror Question. Not a statement. But thanks for reaching outCrystal Palace Q&A @JackRosser_ will be answering your #CPFC questions this afternoon. Leave a question as a repl… https://t.co/VITijkuMVp
Retweeted by James RobsonDillon Hoogewerf has signed pro terms at United. If you haven’t seen his FA Youth Cup goal against Leeds, have a look. #mufcDon’t expect Sancho to be the only arrival - but this shows what a difference just one addition this summer makes t… https://t.co/z8OdtT5Oq5
3/26
2020
The No7 shirt is ready and waiting for Sancho at United. He could be to Guardiola what De Bruyne and Salah are to M… https://t.co/YCB0a3vyEU @GuvnorRhys Can only play XI at a timeUnited’s next title-winning team? #mufc https://t.co/5cgGI83ty1Leading figures at Dortmund think Sancho is on his way to United #mufc https://t.co/UAzf0xbREAGood morning from another day of self-isolation in Spain. I'll be doing a Q&A on @standardsport later today at 1pm… https://t.co/fEhuM5qPVG
Retweeted by James RobsonHard to know if this represents good or bad news for United. Crucial the uncertainty isn’t allowed to compromise su… https://t.co/XRtPOTYAnD
3/25
2020
@phil_leckey Should be#WHUFC I'll be attempting to fill the footballing void with a Q&A on all things West Ham for @standardsport this af… https://t.co/AwZvIDqfJj
Retweeted by James RobsonIghalo’s contract runs until the end of May. Even the most optimistic of estimates make it unlikely he will be elig… https://t.co/2MztgLGDrh
3/24
2020
Really can't see football returning by April 30 - and United have experienced first hand just how difficult it will… https://t.co/IckRdAmMpZMorning all. I'll be filling the void (and your lunch hour) with a Q&A on all things Tottenham from 1pm on… https://t.co/bcPocJdtCP
Retweeted by James RobsonSolskjaer’s first transfer decision was symbolic for the future of #MUFC. Across the board he’s got the big calls r… https://t.co/y1MKyW3ztI
3/23
2020
Sancho wouldn’t push for a move to United last summer - but they are far more attractive prospect now and one of th… https://t.co/5WcBAdGR5kMartial’s personal showreel this season proves he is a scorer of all types of goals. His improvement has often been… https://t.co/uwrTbpMWP3The Glazers have shown their flair for the spectacular as United prepare for a big summer #mufc https://t.co/rsUv3yyh34
3/22
2020
Liverpool Q&A Got a question about #LFC? 🔺 Title 🔺 Transfers 🔺 Timo Werner 🔺 Latest lockdown news Leave a reply… https://t.co/mDnAj59xyt
Retweeted by James RobsonUnited and City have combined to donate £100k to foodbanks in Greater Manchester https://t.co/jnEfKzZHucSolskjær would tell Martial “That’s not the job of a striker” He’s been one of his biggest successes at United. The… https://t.co/h4vGseHxXA
3/21
2020
Pogba ‘could be driven out of Man Utd after criticism’ #mufc https://t.co/ELcFdNnuYFJust a reminder, I’m hosting another live Q&A today on @standardsport, this time discussing all things #cfc. Feel f… https://t.co/HS6pWZrKkE
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3/20
2020
As transfers go it was the equivalent of Manchester United snapping up Harry Kane this summer #mufc https://t.co/rsUv3yyh34➡️Woodward knows this summer is critical for #mufc ➡️He trusts Solskjær’s judgement in the transfer market ➡️Unite… https://t.co/RLlR7nqwFAUnited have raised the prospect of the cancellation of the Premier League amid Covid-19 despite FA announcing rule… https://t.co/CZMhOMOpSYMan Utd to pledge to protect earnings of casual staff with £1m payout https://t.co/MzSa1cqk3nSo that’s around £1.25m United have pledged to fans and casual staff in the space of a week in relation to coronavi… https://t.co/Z63e2fRxWvUnited will pay out £1m to protect casual workers during coronavirus. #mufc Another good move by the club followin… https://t.co/GFhOxJOVRI @samuelluckhurst ‘matchgoers’ are only part of the issue. At what point will every football club in the country be… https://t.co/8RVzzq9Zq7"Woodward also realises this is a critical point in United's future. Guardiola is likely nearing the end at City an… https://t.co/WyYfxQSxZONo surprise Premier League postponement has been extended. Hardest decision was postponing it in the first place. S… https://t.co/mTAuPqsbqrLive Q&A up and running. First question regards United’s transfer priorities and how many signings are being target… https://t.co/p8LZU5wFwh“I definitely want to take a great player to Real Madrid, and I will try to do so this summer” #mufc https://t.co/Ga9hmFKUXc @AlbaMokopane @YOURFAVEOLIVIA @standardsport Self-confessed?Sancho, Bellingham, Grealish etc - send your questions about United’s summer transfer plans and City’s rebuild. Q&A… https://t.co/m63rFZMS89I’m hosting a live Q&A today on @standardsport to discuss all things #mufc and #mcfc Post questions here and I’ll be answering from 1pm.
3/19
2020
Some United fans have been quick to criticise the Glazers over Brady. Personally, I don’t know how you fit him, Pog… https://t.co/jYxraDnnbD @City_Chief https://t.co/zzC5uq5pX2City players have been told to give daily WhatsApp updates to Guardiola after being handed personal training plans #mcfc#afc Will be making my Q&A debut later to discuss all things Arsenal. Feel free to send me your questions on anyt… https://t.co/KdY9NH09xF
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3/18
2020
Bellingham is a huge part of United’s summer plans & they believe they are well in the race to sign him, despite Do… https://t.co/5bpeZVfxaqNotable Matic’s contract is the triggering of an option - not a new deal. His form & attitude suggests he still has… https://t.co/2Po55DkcHM𝗟𝗜𝗩𝗘 𝗤&𝗔 We are LIVE with @JamesOlley to discuss the challenges facing football amid the coronavirus outbreak and… https://t.co/PoJ3SuF7OH
Retweeted by James RobsonFrench Open postponed from May to September, becoming first tennis grand slam moved due to coronavirus. Read:… https://t.co/xKIshRDMTD
Retweeted by James RobsonEuro 2020 has been delayed until 2021, taking place between June 11 and July 11. More follows. https://t.co/iDlECS5l7E
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3/17
2020
Likewise Wolves are capitalising on the flux among the traditional big six. Champions League would reinforce their… https://t.co/G0mlob5x7e
3/15
2020

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