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Jeremy Corbyn Campaigns On Hackney Marshes
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If Manchester United are unable to tie Zlatan Ibrahimovic down to another season, they will make a move for Everton striker Romelu Lukaku or Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata. It's hard to think that Ibrahimovic's future makes much difference to United's immediate transfer plans - he won't be fix until the second half of the season, so it's presumably a case of keeping him whoever arrives for the long term.

In more Ibrahimovic news, his recovery appears to be progressing well as he is already kicking a ball. If all goes to plan, then perhaps there is an outside chance that he could be back in first team action towards the end of 2017, rather than the beginning of 2018. He would be an excellent option to have on the bench, or to deal with the mid-table cack of the league while United challenge (we hope) more strongly next season.

I hope you like Ibrahimovic news, because apparently that's all there is today. Ibrahimovic's knee was in remarkably good shape when the surgery was performed, a testament to Ibrahimovic being the anti-Wayne Rooney. He, according to this story, is keen to remain at United for another year if he thinks that he will be valuable (eg will win something and play regularly).

Jose Mourinho wants a defensive midfielder, and has a few targets to work through, say ESPNFC. Eric Dier, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Nemanja Matic of Spurs, Monaco and Chelsea respectively, are the options. All can play the same position in a few different ways, but would probably offer more than Michael Carrick can manage these days.

And lastly, it's worth remembering that football should not always be tribal. Sometimes it should be about the wider world, and about people in need who are given the right assistance. With that in mind: Jeremy Corbyn is the absolute boy.