Jose Mourinho makes honest admission about Man United situation - football

Jose Mourinho makes honest admission about Man United situation



Jose Mourinho has admitted that Manchester United are the only team in the top six that hasn’t improved this season.
The Red Devils are already a substantial distance behind Premier League leaders Manchester City in the title race.
Even a top-four finish looks unlikely following four defeats and four stalemates in their opening 14 games in the Premier League season.
Manchester United conceded their 23rd goal of the season in last weekend’s 2-2 draw at relegation candidates Southampton ahead of the visit of Arsenal on Wednesday night.
Mourinho’s side finished in second place in the Premier League table last term after the Red Devils ended up 19 points behind Manchester City.
However, the Red Devils failed to bolster their defence in the summer and Mourinho has struggled to keep his defensive players fit. Manchester United signed Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred, FC Porto defender Diogo Dalot and Stoke goalkeeper Lee Grant.
But the trio have been unable to help close the gap between Manchester United and their derby rivals.
In fact, Mourinho’s will start their clash against Arsenal a staggering 19 points adrift of Manchester City.
Speaking at his pre-match media conference ahead of the visit of the Gunners, Mourinho said:
“The distance [between United and top four] is something I couldn’t predict.
“You always think in a positive way, you always think the distance is not going to be so big.
“But I said clearly, last season we di...
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