Jose Mourinho Has Street Named After Him In Portugal

Ruben Hill
October 5, 2017

Manchester United also spent over £160 million in the summer of 2016, breaking then world record transfer fee by signing Paul Pogba from Juventus for £94.5 million and acquiring the services of striker Zlatan Ibrahimović from PSG.

Reports of fall outs with the likes of Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa at Chelsea and with Cristiano Ronaldo and Iker Casillas at Real Madrid most probably hastened his exits at those clubs, but as yet his United tenure as gone well with the club back in the Champions League due to last season's triumph in Europe.

When pressed about what was said in discussions with Mourinho about his situation, the centre back added: 'It's between me and him.

The Red Devils have not won the title since Sir Alex Ferguson's final campaign in charge in 2012-13.

The Sweden global has only made the United bench once in the league this season, sitting comfortably behind Eric Bailly, Phil Jones and Chris Smalling in the pecking order, but the young centre-back admitted that he's ready to fight for his place.

According to the ESPN, the decision has been made in consultation with the club's coaches and medical staff following data analysts' observation that his statistics were dropping in the later stages of a grueling 2016/17 campaign which spanned 64 games owing to United's journey in the two cup competitions of which Valencia played 43 games.

United will face Benfica next up in the Champions League and Mourinho thinks the Portuguese side will be formidable opponents.

Last season, even with Ibrahimović's impressive 17 Premier League goals in his debut season, United still drew 15 of their 38 league games. Basel came to Old Trafford on matchday 0ne and were convincingly beaten 3-0 to give Mourinho as good a start as he could have hoped for.

"I come to Setubal because I love Setubal because my friends call me Ze (Mourinho's Portuguese nickname is Ze Mario) and they leave this "Special One" bulls***".

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