Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho thinks finishing second last season was one of his greatest achievements as a manager. I'm not confident, I'm not confident and the market closes today so is time at least for me to stop thinking about the market because the market will be closed.
"So I will have to focus on the players I have".
"Other teams go up and down, we want to try to win one point more than the others. Or they are investing massively like Liverpool, who are buying everything and everybody", Mourinho told MUTV after his team's 1-0 friendly loss to Bayern Munich Sunday. Any deal for Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld was a way off on the eve of the deadline and interest in Barcelona defender Yerry Mina has been tempered up until now by prohibitive financial demands. "[Sergio] Romero, [Antonio] Valencia, Marcos Rojo, [Diogo] Dalot, Ander Herrera, [Nemanja] Matic [are injured] and I think that's it".
It is widely expected that consumer demand to watch the world's best football talent competing in the Premier League, which includes some of the best players of countries in MENA, will only continue to grow further as the next FIFA World Cup - the first ever to be held in the region in Qatar 2022 - draws closer.
While Harry Maguire started for Leicester and Jamie Vardy came off the bench, Mourinho opted against starting Romelu Lukaku and used a number of unusual starters including Luke Shaw, Matteo Darmian, Andreas Pereira, and Victor Lindelof.
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His administration has sanctioned a number of Russian officials and oligarchs for human rights abuses and election meddling. "In our view, these and earlier restrictions are absolutely unlawful and don't conform to global law", Peskov said .
Riyad Mahrez was City's only high profile acquisition but Guardiola is fine with that, and said: "We believe we have a good squad".
Manchester United's hopes of reinforcing their squad before Thursday's 5pm transfer deadline appear to be over after José Mourinho said his latest information was that the club had been unable to secure any of their targets.
"They returned on Monday".
"Like any big club, they need some silverware - in his first season at Old Trafford, 2016-17, Mourinho won two trophies - the League Cup and Europa League - but he won nothing last season".
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