Marcus Rashford scored twice as Manchester United held on to beat Liverpool and strengthen their grip on second place in the Premier League. The win meant Jose Mourinho's side closed the gap on runaway leaders Manchester City to 13 points - at least until City play at Stoke on Monday - but, more pertinently, they are now five points clear of the third-placed Merseysiders. Rashford, making his first league start since 26 December, will rightly grab the headlines but Romelu Lukaku was instrumental in both goals, and…
Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) last week released a 30-man list for its annual Player of the Year award, with three Super Eagles players all plying their trade in the English Premier League, making the cut. Captain John Mikel Obi , Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho were listed by the continental body alongside reigning CAF Player of the Year Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon, Riyad Mahrez of Algeria, Eric Bailly of Cote d’ Ivoire and Mohammed Salah of Egypt.