Paul Pogba Named Manchester United Captain - Starting XI V Leicester Confirmed

Sergio Cunningham
August 11, 2018

Now it looks like no new arrivals will be heading to Old Trafford in this window.unless Mourinho has something up his sleeve.

The Premier League returned on Friday night and Manchester United are top of the table. His transfer frustrations dominate the United Kingdom football press this morning and there are rumours of discontent between the Portuguese boss and the Old Trafford board.

"I have the foundations to do that here with the manager and my team-mates at Manchester United".

It's reported by The Sun that United were actually prepared to shell out £100m for French World Cup victor Varane, but Real Madrid were not interested in selling. United were allegedly desperate to sign a centre-half on deadline day but despite targeting five players, none arrived.

A penny for Mourinho and executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward's thoughts on the musings of a United legend.

Mourinho has been quite vocal regarding some of his playing squad, or lack of should I say.

Mourinho's transfer frustration was evident again when he discussed the Leicester performance.

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"I will have to focus on the players I have and in relation to this first couple of matches". "We showed good control, good football, a lot of chances".

"He's in the group of players who didn't have a preseason, it's as simple as that".

"By the end of November or December, you don't need words, you'll see by then which teams are candidates to win the Premier League", the Portuguese was quoted by Metro UK as disclosing this yesterday. That is the way I think football is going.

"If you compare with Europe, you are at a complete disadvantage and it does not help the clubs in the Premier League", Pochettino said on Spurs' tour of the United States. "It depends on the music, but words for me don't come easy".

Jurgen Klopp's Reds demonstrated their ability to beat City on the big occasion last season, winning three of the four meetings between the sides, including a 5-1 aggregate win in the Champions League quarterfinals.

"The other clubs who compete with us are really strong and already have fantastic teams, or they are investing massively like Liverpool, who are buying everything and everybody", said Mourinho. "Marcus Rashford was in trouble but he played", said Mourinho.

What lies ahead for Jose and United?

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