Mourinho bemoans “bad” pre-season as Man United seek to close gap on City

Man United manager Jose Mourinho has never been shy about coming forward, and so it will have come as little to no surprise really to hear that he has stated the Red Devils’ pre-season is a bad one owing to so many absentees. The vast majority of those not present are players still on holiday after good-to-remarkable World Cup campaigns of course, while former Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez has remained in England to sort out some “personal administrative issues”. With such a depleted squad able to partake in some warmup…

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Evra’s return to United was sabotaged, Mourinho demands more from players

Former Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has claimed that his move back to the club was blocked by an unnamed person. In an interview with Sky Italia during his visit back to Juventus, the Frenchman claimed that he had a discussion with United manager Jose Mourinho and was set for a return back to Old Trafford, but the move was not supported by a particular person. “I was very close to a return to Manchester United. I also spoke with Mourinho but there was a person, whose name I will…

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“We do more with Conte,” Hazard takes aim at Mourinho, Costa agrees mega China deal

Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard has rocked the media with a comparison between managers  Conte and Jose Mourinho. According to the Belgian winger, current manager Conte is a more detailed tactician than Mourinho. In an interview with Thierry Henry for Sky Sports, the winger said, “Tactical training. We do more with Conte. We know exactly what to do on the pitch, where I have to go, the defenders where they have to go. “With Mourinho it was just he put the system, but we didn’t work a lot. We know what…

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Former United player moves to Ligue 1, Mourinho makes statement on Martial

Manchester United fan favourite, Patrice Evra, signed a deal with Olympique Marseille yesterday. The 35-year-old moved to Juventus in the summer of 2014 after a very successful nine-year spell at Old Trafford. Evra, who was a part of the Juve team that made its way to the 2015 Champions League finals, signed an 18-month-deal with the French outfit and will be officially unveiled at a press conference tonight. United fans around the world were hoping for a return to Old Trafford, most likely in a reduced playing role, but it…

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Klopptimistic Update- Coutinho Inching Closer Towards First Team Action

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed that Philippe Coutinho will travel with the team to the South Coast, and might be involved in the EFL semi-final clash against the Saints and the Sunday night encounter against Jose Mourinho’s men at Old Trafford. The Brazilian maestro succumbed to an ankle injury back in November 2016, following a horrendous challenge by Black Cats midfielder Didier N’Dong. The uneventful injury resulted in the Liverpool number 10 missing out on ten games as the Reds suffered unfavourable results against Bournemouth, West Ham, Sunderland and…

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