I Won't Moan, 75% Is Fine - Jose Mourinho Assesses Transfer Market Activity

Manchester United's Anthony Martial

As stingy as United's defence was last season - Mourinho's team kept the joint most clean sheets in the league with 17 - they can at times look really shaky at the back and will need to avoid scoring late goals.

And Mourinho, speaking at a press conference ahead of Sunday's clash with West Ham United, confirmed that the 35-year-old will be a Man United player once he returns from injury in January.

Chelsea star Willian has revealed that Manchester United were interested in signing him and the Red Devils even held talks with his agent over the possibility of the winger reuniting with Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford.

"In my initial analysis from January and through the months I was thinking of four players but I'm not a hard person to work with in spite of if you make it look different", said Mourinho, ahead of United's Premier League opener against West Ham, live on Sky Sports Premier League on Sunday.

"It's not something urgent, it's nothing that you are desperate to have it done or not done".

"He was very clear, by showing what he did previous year, that it was not enough for him", Mourinho told reporters on Friday. "But when I asked him about what getting the medal means, he was excited but said "I just want to win my first Ballon d'Or before I turn 20"".

This is where we want to be. "We lost Marcos Rojo, Ashley Young, Luke Shaw, Zlatan Ibrahimovic", he said. I am happy with the effort the club did and that the club managed to do 75 per cent of the work before the Premier League starts. Victor can play right-back and can play central midfield.

When it was suggested that the doubt had been linked to Madrid's attempts to sign Mbappe, Bale said: "I feel like I'm happy to fight for my place".

Antonio Conte replaced Mourinho at Chelsea and the Italian helped the Blues win the title in his debut season.

"This is the Premier League, different from any one of the other leagues and I worked in three other leagues apart from the English one".

'I don't think I am in a position of moaning, crying, contesting or to say I am not happy with it. If the remaining 25 per cent doesn't arrive, I will not moan. We also got a central midfielder and a striker.

"We'll improve the team and try to be at that level, to constantly be improving".

"The other 25 percent (of the transfer targets) will be another player playing from the sides".

"So we stayed to watch it and the next minute Jose was walking towards us - I didn't know what he was going to do and then he stretched out to give the medal to him".



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