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Jose Mourinho says Manchester United 'better equipped' for title bid

27 July 2017

"He was such an important guy and a good guy for us".

José Mourinho predicts Scott McTominay and Demi Mitchell are among a batch of "half a dozen" home-grown Manchester United players who could become first-team regulars as the manager defended his record of blooding young talent.

In the Head to Head stats of Barcelona vs Manchester United, Man Utd won thrice and Barca won twice in their last 5 matches since 2008.

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The Reds have managed four victories in four thus far, beating Real Madrid, Manchester City, Real Salt Lake and LA Galaxy in the past month.

Mourinho said: "I am happy with my squad but I would like to have two more players". Usually magnificent with his right foot, Aguero for some reason kept trying to use exclusively his left foot like he thought he was Lionel Messi or something, with few of his shots and passes coming off. I wanted to go and win the title in Spain, but it was not for me to stay.

"I would like next manager to find a much, much better club [and] team than one I found at every level, " Stone paraphrases Mourinho as saying in an interview. Holding on to key players like Neymar and the core of the team also with additions like Nelson Semedo from Benfica should make Los Cules a force in this upcoming season. Captain Michael Carrick, Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard were the only players to retain their positions as David de Gea, Daley Blind, Chris Smalling, Victor Lindelof, Antonio Valencia, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku came into the XI, with Ander Herrera and Juan Mata nursing injuries.

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"The reputation is the reputation", Mourinho said.

The player, known as "Chicarito", was sold before Mourinho's time at Old Trafford, and while the Portuguese boss said he made no attempt to bring the forward back to Manchester, he also thinks it is a shame he does not have Hernandez at his disposal.

In Mourinho's first season, Rooney was limited to just 15 Premier League starts but Mourinho has insisted that the club would have been happy to see the 31-year-old remain.

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"As an opponent on the bench like I am it is handsome to see a few guys their relation with the ball".

Jose Mourinho says Manchester United 'better equipped' for title bid