Chong impresses Mourinho in Manchester United debut

Ruben Hill
July 22, 2018

"There is a similar approach to the transfer of Juventus full-back Alex Sandro, with the Old Lady now understood to have set a price at which they would sell the Brazilian, and United seeing him as a flawless addition if Mourinho decides he needs to upgrade the left-back position".

However, Mourinho knows he needs to further strengthen his squad if they're to compete with the likes of Manchester City and Liverpool next season and BBC Radio Manchester journalist Bill Rice claims United are looking to sign at least two more top class players.

There had been some suggestions that Paul Pogba could be in line to take the armband from next term following his brilliant displays for France at this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation.

"Now I am in this position as a No. 6".

"I'm sure that's what the manager thinks because I don't think I would still be involved right now if he didn't believe in me".

"I hope [Pogba] understands why he was very good".

"But he has to play where he belongs, he has to play in the academy and develop physically, because physically is where he's not ready". They're helping me a lot and I am learning new things every day.

David de Gea, Nemanja Matic and new signing Fred are expected to join the team next week, while Chilean Alexis Sanchez was thought to be arriving soon after resolving his visa issues.

United travelled to the US to take part in the International Champions Cup, but are missing a range of players who featured in the quadrennial tournament, including the likes of Romelu Lukaku, Marouane Fellaini, Marcus Rashford, Ashley Young, Phil Jones and Paul Pogba.

"He will not be ready for the start of the season but we think he'll be ready for September".

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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