Manchester United take on West Bromwich Albion tomorrow, in a game that Jose Mourinho’s men desperately need to win to continue their rise up the table. Today, the manager met the media of the world to discuss all things about the upcoming game – but high on the list of priorities was injuries.
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Manchester United take on Tottenham Hotspur this weekend, with Jose Mourinho’s men looking to finally end their Old Trafford drawing streak in the league; which currently stands at four. The game won’t be easy, though, with Pochettino’s men playing some nice football on occasion.
Manchester United are in an odd situation at the moment. The lads are playing some excellent football, and there has been some impressive displays, but the results haven’t been ideal. At least the fans can see where Jose Mourinho is taking us, and we’re definitely headed in the right direction.
Manchester United’s injury-hit last month or so just seems to be getting worse. Jose Mourinho is already without the services of Eric Bailly and Antonio Valencia for the long-term, and now, another defender has seemingly been caught by the bug.
Manchester United Football Club got back to winning ways over the weekend, with Jose Mourinho’s men beating Swansea by a 3-1 scoreline. The result was a much-needed one, but it didn’t come without its fair share of drama during the post-match interview.
Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho seemed to be embroiled in some form of row with both Chris Smalling and Luke Shaw over the weekend, as the gaffer seemingly called both of them out for not playing through the pain barrier. Instead, they both decided not to take part in the 3-1 victory over Swansea.
Manchester united won the derby on Wednesday night, thanks to a 1-0 victory at Old Trafford, with the goal coming from Juan Mata. On the night, the club were without both of their first-choice centre-backs in the form of Eric Bailly and Chris Smalling through injury.
Manchester United simply aren’t having a good time of things at the moment, with Jose Mourinho’s men struggling to string any real run of results together in the Premier League. That culminated in an embarrassing 4-0 defeat away at Chelsea, where one man in particular, had an absolute nightmare.
Many thought that Jose Mourinho was doing the sensible thing in taking Chris Smalling off at half-time against Fenerbahce, when Manchester United were three-nil up and cruising. However, it wasn’t a change tactically, but it was one that was enforced through injury.
Gareth Southgate has named his first England squad since taking over as manager, and it does look extremely strong. Four Manchester United players have gotten a phone call from Southgate, and will get their chances to impress the new manager against Malta and Slovenia.