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MANCHESTER UNITED have finished third in the Premier League after a sensational final run-in.

Off the field, it's set to be a frantic transfer window as the Red Devils are reportedly looking at FOUR high profile names, while we've got the very latest on the pursuit of Jack Grealish and Jadon Sancho.

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    Aston Villa and West Ham are determined to keep hold of Jack Grealish and Declan Rice – but United greats are still urging boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to splash out despite finishing third.

    United are ready for an £80million Champions League bonanza after Bruno Fernandes' penalty and Jesse Lingard's stoppage-time goal sunk Leicester 2-0 at the King Power Stadium.

    Fernandes' cool finish was United's 14th spot-kick this season – a Premier League record – and Lingard's tap-in was his first top-flight goal or assist since January 2019.

    But Villa chief Dean Smith said of United target Grealish: “It will all be sorted over the next month. I’m certainly hopeful (he’ll stay). He’s contracted for another three or four years.”

    And Hammers' boss Moyes was equally bullish about his versatile England star Rice.

    The ex-Old Trafford chief said: “He’s not going anywhere unless you get one of those steel vans that have the cash in it. You better bring one of them!”

    Meanwhile, United legends Gary Neville and Roy Keane told Sky Sports Solskjaer should spend big this summer.

    Neville: “They need more players in their squad. They need to improve the first XI.”

    And Keane argued: “I think they need another centre-half. You want options all over the park. They probably need another striker.

    “It's about getting quality players but the right characters.”


    Roy Keane believes United need more characters like Bruno Fernandes to push on from finishing third.

    He told Sky Sports: “I think they need another centre-half. You want options all over the park. They probably need another striker.

    “It's about getting quality players but the right characters.

    “You talk about Fernandes, he comes across as a pro, a really nice person.”


    Gary Neville told Sky Sports after United finished third: “I think it's a big day for Ole, it gives him some peace and demonstrates progress.

    “They can play a different way now, they were very basic in his first six months.

    “They need more players in their squad. They need to improve the first XI. That's not a detriment to the first XI from today (winning 2-0 at Leicester).

    “It's about making sure they get in players who want to play for the club. United have never really done that.

    “Ole seems to have brought that back in the past 12 months and it's working, it's better.”


    United legends Gary Neville and Roy Keane have urged Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to spend big this summer.

    The Red Devils pocketed an extra £80million by securing Champions League football next season.

    A nervy 2-0 victory over Leicester ensured the Red Devils finished in third, making a return to Europe's biggest competition.

    United have been heavily linked with a £108m move for Jadon Sancho while £70m-rated Jack Grealish and Barcelona wonderkid Ansu Fati are also on the shortlist.


    SunSport's Alan Shearer says United, City and Chelsea will ALL be serious rivals to Liverpool's Premier League crown next season.

    He said: “Whether Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team can get back to where their fans believe they belong depends on who they get in.

    “They obviously need strengthening. They need three or four if they want to challenge for the league.

    “It is the same with Chelsea. They can win the FA Cup on Saturday against Arsenal. What a great first season for Frank Lampard that would be. That is without being able to spend and losing their best player in Eden Hazard.

    “Lampard has rotated their youngsters very well. It could be a brilliant campaign for Chelsea and in the next one, with Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech already signed, they will surely accumulate far more than just two thirds of the points Liverpool amass, like they have this time.

    “It will be a lot closer. I don’t think anyone will dominate like Liverpool have done this season.”


    Villa boss Dean Smith said of his creative midfielder Jack Grealish: “I’ve said many times before we have billionaire owners – if people want to come in and get the best player, it’ll cost an awful lot of money.

    “Jack’s an Aston Villa fan, he will be immensely proud that he scored the goal that managed to keep us in the Premier League.

    “I’ll sit down with the sporting director, the CEO and the owners on Monday. Let’s enjoy this. It’s a magnificent achievement.”


    Dean Smith vowed to go out on the lash with Jack Grealish to toast Aston Villa’s Premier League Great Escape – before sorting out the Manchester United target's future.

    The Villa boss will meet club owners on Monday to thrash out the future of their inspirational captain and England hopeful.

    Grealish, rated at£70million target for Manchester United, scored in the 1-1 draw at West Ham as they secured their top-flight status.

    Smith – who has never been relegated as a manager – said: “We’ll go out and get drunk together.

    “I said to Jack he’d come to the party and score. He has been getting better and better. He has come good when he needed to.

    “It will all be sorted over the next month. I’m certainly hopeful (he’ll play again). He’s contracted for another three or four years.”


    Bruno Fernandes' penalty opener in the crucial 2-0 win at Leicester gave United a Premier League season's record of 14 spot-kicks.

    It beats the mark of 13 jointly held by Crystal Palace in 2004-05 and Leicester City during their title-winning campaign of 2015-16.

    And in all competitions this season United have been awarded 20 penalties.


    David Moyes expects Declan Rice to play for West Ham next season, warning: Only a steel van of cold, hard cash would tempt us.

    The Hammers’ owners will have to pay hardball with the likes of Chelsea and Manchester United, who are chasing £70m-rated midfielder Rice.

    The England star, 21, has been one of the stars of the season as the Hammers secured their Premier League status.

    Moyes said: “Declan is under contract.

    “He goes on holidays now as far as I know. Hopefully he is selected for England.

    “He will be back in pre-season with us in three weeks. That’s as much as I can tell you.

    “Rightly so Declan should have attention because he’s such a good player.

    “But he’s not going anywhere unless you get one of those steel vans that have the cash in it. You better bring one of them!”


    Jesse Lingard ruined one punter's longshot bet by waiting until the final minute of the Premier League season to score his first goal.

    United needed to avoid defeat to Leicester on Sunday to secure Champions League football – with Lingard sealing a 2-0 win eight minutes into stoppage time.

    It was also Lingard's first goal or assist in the 2019/20 Premier League campaign.

    A hugely disappointing year for the Englishman led to only two appearances off the bench since the restart, following a lone goal in both the Europa League and FA Cup.

    Not since January 2019 had he been involved in a Premier League goal, laying on an assist in a draw with Burnley.

    Furthermore, his previous league strike came in the December 2018 rout of Cardiff – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first game in charge.


    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer showed Bruno Fernandes who was boss after screaming at his star man for not doing his defensive duties in the 2-0 win at Leicester that secured third spot in the Premier League.

    With an £80million Champions League jackpot on the line, the Norwegian boss was feeling the heat during their crucial 2-0 win against Leicester.

    A defeat would have meant the Foxes would pip the Red Devils to fourth and book their spot in Europe's most prestigious competition.

    So it was no wonder Solskjaer blew his top when Fernandes was caught whinging at the referee following a strong tackle from James Justin.

    The gaffer was furious that Fernandes moaned at the decision instead of getting back to do his defensive duties.

    Luckily for the £67million man, Leicester's attack came to nothing before his penalty set them up for victory, sealed by Jesse Lingard in stoppage-time.


    Marcus Rashford – 5

    Not his best outing in a Manchester United shirt – a frustrating outing.

    For one of few times this season he went missing for large parts of the game.

    Subs: Romero, Bailly, Fosu-Mensah (Martial 90), Fred, James, Lingard (Greenwood 77), Mata, McTominay (Fernandes 85), Ighalo (Rashford 90).


    Mason Greenwood – 6

    Had a few moments but nowhere near as threatening as he's been in the past.

    Not helped by Manchester United's tentative style for a lot of the game.

    Anthony Martial – 8

    The brightest spark among the potent front three today.

    He almost got in behind so many times and on the occasion he did, it proved fatal for Leicester.

    He won the penalty that really sealed victory but it was very nervy until then.


    Paul Pogba – 6

    A few glimpses that he might take the game by the scruff of the neck, but he seemed to play within himself.

    There were few moments when he ventured forward, perhaps under instruction not to leave spaces in behind.

    Bruno Fernandes – 5

    A poor outing by his high standards.

    He's been an inspired January signing but just looked tired and jaded in the last few weeks and struggled to make an impact.

    Having said that, he still scored a crucial goal from the penalty spot.


    Harry Maguire – 6

    Did very well to stay on the pitch having been booked inside 10 minutes.

    A strong defensive showing against a lively front pairing of Vardy and Iheanacho.

    Brandon Williams – 7

    Impressive show from the young full-back at both ends of the pitch.

    He looked solid at the back and wasn't shy to venture forward.

    Nemanja Matic – 7

    A nervy start, giving the ball away multiple times but he soon settled down and steadied the ship.

    With the playmakers around him struggling, Matic was the calming influence his side needed to steady the ship on a tough away day.


    David De Gea – 5

    Didn't have a whole lot to do, but on the occasions he did the Manchester United goalkeeper looked far from convincing.

    He spilled Kelechi Iheanacho's shot in the first half straight into the path of Jamie Vardy, but was relieved to see the offside flag go up.

    Aaron Wan-Bissaka – 6

    Strong defensive showing from the right-back after returning to the side.

    Not much joy for Leicester as an attacking threat down his flank.

    Victor Lindelof – 6

    Manchester United's best defender today. He did a very good job keeping Jamie Vardy and Iheanacho at bay.

    Picked up a silly booking midway through the second half but an otherwise confident and assured display.


    Jamie Vardy pipped Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Danny Ings to win the Golden Boot – despite hitting the bar amid Leicester's final day heartbreak against United.

    The Foxes striker, 33, fmissed out as United won 2-0 at the King Power stadium but still finished on 23 goals.

    Arsenal captain Aubameyang, 31, grabbed two against Watford, but he was one shy of Vardy.

    Danny Ings, 28, fired home from the spot for Southampton to finish the season on 21 goals, the season's third best scorer.

    Vardy was one goal short of bettering his goal haul in the 2015-2016 season, when Leicester defied 5000/1 odds to win the Premier League title.

    But he could do nothing to secure a Champions League finish for the Foxes, as they lost 1-0 against Manchester United, who finished in third with Chelsea in fourth.


    United qualify for the Champions League – finishing third as victory at the King Power left the Foxes fifth.

    Fernandes' penalty and Lingard's 98th minute striker clinched a narrow win – with Vardy and Morgan missing great chances for Leicester either side of that.

    Then ex-United defender Evans was sent off at the death as the Foxes got desperate – Schmeichel even coming forward for a free-kick.

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    Leicester are down to ten men for the closing minutes after their ex-United centre-back picked up a straight red for a terrible foul on McTominay.

    So it's still:LEICESTER 0 MAN UTD 1

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    Fernandes' cool penalty on 70 minutes surely secures United a top-four spot – unless the Foxes pull off a stunning turnaround win.

    And victory for United would earn them a third-place finish.

  • GOAL!!!

    Fernandes sends Schmeichel the wrong way from the spot.

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    Wes Morgan and Jonny Evans brought down Martial together – but VAR is checking the spot-kick decision..

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    Vardy loops a header off the United bar – for a game the Foxes need to win – with half an hour remaining.

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