Man United 2 Leicester City 1 | Official Manchester

  • Man United 2 Leicester City 1 | Official Manchester

Man United 2 Leicester City 1 | Official Manchester

He looks over his troubled World Cup already.

"I came back on Monday so it was very hard for the legs and the stamina but we played very well".

One player Sanchez is delighted with however is Fred, following his £52million move.

It means World Cup stars such as Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard, who only returned to training this week, are in line for a swift return to action once their manager makes final assessments following Thursday's training session.

The Foxes spent the summer upgrading their defense, signing Jonny Evans and Ricardo Pereira to shore up a defense that allowed 60 goals last season, the fifth most in the Premier League.

Another player who has come through an uncertain summer with United is Anthony Martial, who was left out of his France's World Cup squad, prompting comments from his agent that he wished to leave Old Trafford to safeguard his worldwide future.

And Neville is hoping the extra responsibility will lead to Pogba having a fine season at Old Trafford.

"No miracles. The players with a proper pre-season are fit and they are strong".

And that's ultimately why questions will always hang over Mourinho and United unless they can bridge the gap to Manchester City. Still, it was a display to suggest this could be his season in the same way he left his mark on the World Cup. So, when you repeat 1,000 times that my relationship with my players is not good, it's a lie that repeated 1,000 times is still a lie.

Taylor added: "The suspicion of United's hierarchy is the manager is taking a short-term view rather than thinking more strategically about what would be better for the club in the coming years".

"I think what Jose Mourinho saw and what all of us saw in the summer was Paul Pogba smashing the middle of the France changing room, calling on the rest of the players, demanding more from them". Andreas Pereira, the best player during the tour of the USA, was calm and composed in the No. 6 role on his full Premier League debut.

"You have to keep it in mind, but you have to keep working to get better and better because I am still quite young".

Mark Ogden, senior writer at ESPN, says that Manchester United and their fans should "brace themselves for a bumpy ride".