Mourinho reveals board backing after United's stunning win over Newcastle

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The paper says elsewhere that United will have to cough up £29 million in order to get rid of the Portuguese manager now, which is a testament to how well Ed Woodward has managed the club in his time in charge.

Romelu Lukaku described Alexis Sanchez as one of the hardest-working players he has seen after watching him score the winning goal for Manchester United against Newcastle United on Saturday. "It is a life I love, and since I was a kid I work for this".

Bournemouth won at Watford 4-0, Wolverhampton won at Crystal Palace 1-0, and Huddersfield moved off the bottom of the standings by drawing at Burnley 1-1.

The former World Cup victor has been heavily linked with a move to United as the pressure mounts on Jose Mourinho but his agent has moved to dampen that speculation.

Shearer believes that United's most marked decline has been in defence.

Mata pulled one back three minutes later, chipping a free kick from 20 yards over the wall and curled it into the bottom near corner, and after a flurry of chances, including attempts by Fellaini, Chris Smalling and Pogba, it was Anthony Martial who provided the equaliser in the 76th minute.

After Alexis Sanchez's last minute victor had given him some breathing space, Mourinho admitted he was wrong to pick youngsters Marcus Rashford and Scott McTominay for the game.

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Whatever their differences, these were not players happy to lie down and watch their manager take the bullet.

"At half-time, we are losing 2-0 and I know we can do better [than] we are doing". We didn't promise that we would win the match.

"The way we did it in the second half is the way we should always play", he said.

Iceland playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson produced a contender for goal of the season for Everton.

Everton's cause was helped when Leicester captain Wes Morgan was sent off. "It's a pity because, for 70 minutes, the organisation and determination of the team was so good".

The on-loan Chelsea forward ran onto a pass from Ayoze Perez and dribbled once before turning Ashley Young around and firing right-footed for his first goal of the season.

Huddersfield rallied to draw with Burnley for only its third point.