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Manchester United Under 23s coach Ricky Sbragia has left the club as they look to instigate changes this summer.

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Academy boss Nicky Butt will oversee a summer restructuring that is geared to improve levels under the first team and could also see former United midfielder Quinton Fortune take up a role.

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A return for Warren Joyce had been mooted but he is considering other options after leaving his role as coach of Melbourne City.

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Sbragia, 62, returned to the club after 12 years away in 2017 but, though he was well-liked, the U23s were relegated last year and failed to make play-offs this season.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had called upon a number of the U23 squad but United are likely to add more youngsters as part of their summer recruitment with Stoke City’s 18-year-old centre back Nathan Collins an option.

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Solskjaer has threatened big changes behind the scenes and wants to instil greater fitness, too.

He has warned first-team players they will not be welcome on the club’s pre-season tour if they return overweight.

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United’s youth teams have fallen behind their rivals in recent years and Sbragia’s departure is set to mark the beginning of an overhaul at all levels of the club.

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The 62-year-old was enjoying his second spell at the Premier club, having helped develop the likes of Darren Fletcher and Kieran Richardson during his first stint as reserves manager between 2002 and 2005.

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But during his time in charge this time around, United were relegated from the top tier of Premier League 2 in 2017-18.

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Last season they finished sixth in the 12-team second division, with their equivalents from Arsenal, Liverpool, , Tottenham and Manchester City all still in the league above.

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Joyce, meanwhile, spent eight years as reserve-team manager before he left in 2016 to take over at Wigan.

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Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.

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PSG vs Man Utd: Maguire, Cavani, Greenwood out of Champions League clash

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The Manchester United squad have travelled to Paris without Edinson Cavani, Harry Maguire, Jesse Lingard and Eric Bailly.

They will all miss their first Champions group game against Paris Saint-Germain.

Maguire, Greenwood, Bailly and Lingard are injured, while Cavani is not fit enough to play.

Bruno Fernandes will skipper United in the absence of Maguire.

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United manager Solskjaer said on Monday: “We hope the players won’t be away for too long. Edinson needs a few more days training before we can think about the weekend.

“Hopefully the same with Harry, Eric and Mason as well, but we’re not sure about that.”

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BREAKING: Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19

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Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for Covid-19, Portugal’s Football Federation confirmed on Tuesday.

The 35-year-old is said to be “doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation”, with no further positive tests reported in the squad ahead of Wednesday’s Nations match against Sweden.

The PFF confirmed in a statement: “Following the positive case, the remaining players underwent new tests this Tuesday morning, all with a negative , and are available to Fernando Santos for training this afternoon, in Cidade do Futebol.

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“The game (against Sweden), counting for the qualification phase of the Nations League, is scheduled for Wednesday, at 19:45, in Alvalade.”

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