Premier League clubs that broke their transfer records this summer

  • Premier League clubs that broke their transfer records this summer

Premier League clubs that broke their transfer records this summer

"Like any big club, they need some silverware - in his first season at Old Trafford, 2016-17, Mourinho won two trophies - the League Cup and Europa League - but he won nothing last season".

"I am still expecting them to be very strong this season, and I actually think that, along with Liverpool, they will be a lot closer to Manchester City this time".

"The team played as a team", Mourinho said.

Although there has been speculation about a deal for Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld, there has been no offer from United while Leicester remain determined to retain England worldwide Harry Maguire, who has four years left on his contract.

United finished as runners-up last season, 19 points behind Manchester City, and Mourinho has already made it clear that his team needs more players if they are to overhaul their neighbours.

And he again talked about United's failure to spend on new players after adding Fred, Diogo Dalot, and backup goalkeeper Lee Grant earlier in the summer window.

The 2018/19 season gets under way with Manchester United taking on Leicester City at Old Trafford Friday.

"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".

Mourinho heads into the Leicester match with a hefty injury list, including key midfielders Nemanja Matic and Ander Herrera, while a host of other stars of only recently returned from their break after World Cup duty.

"Is hard for me to understand, to feel, to believe we finish second". They [Manchester City] have been playing some great football.

Fosu-Mensah is popular with United fans after breaking onto the scene at the same time as Marcus Rashford. "In Championship Manager you can just press a button.

I repeat: pre-season hard when you don't have your players to work, as simple as that". I was told that during pre-season it looked like I was saying something absolutely out of order, something insane.