Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says one more signing will be fine

Hope Soto
August 1, 2018

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has spoken exclusively to beIN SPORTS revealing that he expects at least one new signing for the side ahead of the start of the Premier League season.

"From his sullen demeanour at media conferences during Manchester United's pre-season US tour, it's obvious he is unhappy the club has not yet delivered the players he feels he needs to challenge neighbours Manchester City for the title", Fowler wrote in the Mirror.

That's after Mourinho said before United's opening pre-season tour match in the U.S. against Club America that Dalot would be unavailable for the start of the season due to injury and that it was expected the defender would be "ready for September".

Dalot is one of just three signings for United this summer, along with Brazilian midfielder Fred and back-up goalkeeper Lee Grant.

The former Chelsea boss had also predicted a tough start to the new season, even though the club will be favourites to beat Leicester and Brighton in their opening two fixtures.

With Grant and Dalot not seen as first-choice players, Mourinho says his starting XI will be similar to last season's.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is without 17 players as his preseason problems continue to grow.

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The short term need for players to return to training early has to balance with the need to ensure they are recharged and rested after the World Cup.

Darmian was quizzed on whether Serie A was his likeliest destination should he leave before the transfer window closes on August 9.

It is understood United are being paid around £30million for playing in the ICC, with Mourinho having effectively told fans to stay away from their final game against Real, a potential money-spinner for tour organisers.

"So, if I get one player until the end of the market, that's fine".

"The atmosphere was good but if I was them I wouldn't have come", said Mourinho. I am confident I get one.

Mourinho's mood has not been helped by United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward's perceived failure to deliver the transfer targets he identified before the summer break, with the window closing in just 10 days.

"You look at other countries with lots of players in the World Cup they start later - Spain and Italy start later".

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