Published: Fri, August 10, 2018
Sport | By Gary Shelton

José Mourinho does not expect any Manchester United deadline-day signings

José Mourinho does not expect any Manchester United deadline-day signings

Manchester United could do with two deadline day additions, says Wayne Rooney, with Jose Mourinho a couple of players away from competing for the Premier League title.

And in news that is sure to frustrate most United supporters coming to terms with getting behind the squad they have, and resolving to do so by hoping the defence will be freshened up from within, one of the club's most talented youngsters is going to leave the club on loan.

Premier League legend Alan Shearer has warned not to write off Manchester United's title chances, despite Jose Mourinho's despondent mood this summer.

This summer has already seen some mega-deals take place regarding Premier League clubs with Riyad Mahrez moving from Leicester City to Manchester City for a huge £67m, whilst Naby Keita joined Liverpool for £62m in a deal that was agreed on last summer.

"I'm not confident, I'm not confident and the market closes today, so is time at least for me to stop thinking about the market because the market will be closed", Mourinho said.

"This is the first time it wasn't like that and maybe in the future it will be revised, I will start the season with the players that I will have all year".

'When I listen, when I read, it's hard to believe we finished second because you are capable of making people who finish second (sound like we) were relegated.

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But he's obviously an exciting talent and, with the guys around him, I think he fits nicely into that position in our team". Well, bowling coach Bharat Arun hinted the visitors may not opt for an extra batsman and called it a "conservative move".

Mourinho sounded pessimistic that he would make any last-minute signings when talking to media on Thursday.

Sergio Romero, Valencia, Marcos Rojo, Dalot, Ander Herrera and Matic are all injured for Leicester's visit, while Mourinho needs to check on the fitness of those that returned late from the World Cup.

"It is hard to believe that we finished second because you are capable of making people that finish second look like they were relegated, and people who win nothing, finish below us, and you make them look like serial winners".

'Its hard for me to believe we finished second.

I told that during pre-season.

"But I keep saying and thinking and feeling that the second last season was one of my biggest achievements in the game". "In Championship Manager you can just press a button".

"Of course it's hard to understand for people in football that Tottenham didn't sign or sell players, but sometimes in football you need to behave differently", he said in his press conference earlier today, as per The Mirror. I was told that during pre-season it looked like I was saying something absolutely out of order, something insane.

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