Jose Mourinho wants strong Manchester United finish to secure second place

Jose Mourinho wants strong Manchester United finish to secure second place

Jose Mourinho wants strong Manchester United finish to secure second place

"If I was you, I would go in another direction".

The France global has scored nine goals and made five assists in 26 Premier League games for the Red Devils so far this term, but he has only started 16 of those matches. I probably have to reduce and have a squad of 12 or 13 players.

Rashford had also questioned his future at the club.

"Marcus Rashford is a player with more appearances since I arrived at the club [than anyone else]".

Martial and Rashford are reportedly frustrated over their game-time. The dry answer is only 11 can start the match and we have 22.

It is just football, we can not have just 11 players.

Manchester United can not step off the gas following last weekend's derby win over Premier League leaders Manchester City and must ensure they get the points required to secure second place, manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday. "It would be better for everyone to have only 11 players but it is not possible".

"I am surprised the quality, the experience of numerous players, the squad, the stability of the past years, is a surprise for me they find themselves in this position", Mourinho said during his pre-match press conference on Friday.

"In every club, at every level, you need more than 11 players but only 11 can start".

United welcome West Bromwich Albion to Old Trafford on Sunday, April 15.

"The same questions you are doing to me, you should do to every other manager because everyone has players in the same situation", he added.

"I am, I am surprised (to see West Brom in the relegation zone)", Mourinho said.

And the Sun claims that local lad Lingard is said to have been the most vocal in goading City's players. They still smell a chance.

"In our case, we come from a big result".

"To finish fourth we need four or five points, but to finish second we need much more than that".

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