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Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s mixed bag epitomises Manchester United’s evening

The selection said it all. Ordering room service to a suite at the five-star Lowry Hotel may constitute a bit of a disaster for José Mourinho but losing to Manchester City for the second time in seven weeks at Old Trafford, and a weakened City at that, would have left the United manager fearing the walls were closing in. It was not a risk he was prepared to accept.