Published: Mon, August 13, 2018
Sport | By Wendy Sparks

Willian openly admits he wants to play for Mourinho again

Willian openly admits he wants to play for Mourinho again

After failing to win any trophies last season, the Red Devils have been unable to sign any major players in this transfer window, despite manager Jose Mourinho's claims that he needed a squad overhaul.

Having been linked with Paris Saint-Germain for weeks, Manchester United weighed in at the weekend as they look to reinforce their defence before the Premier League transfer window closes on Thursday.

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As ESPN's Rob Dawson says: " Mourinho and Pogba's frosty relationship is a puzzle Manchester United must solve". Leicester manager Claude Puel felt his side deserved a draw.

The German tabloid Bild reported that Boateng phoned Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho to tell him he won't be heading to Old Trafford. Having won the World Cup with France in Russian Federation, the midfielder wants his wages to rise to £350,000-a-week from his existing £150,000-a-week.

There is also reports coming out of France that United are in talks with Chelsea to sign unwanted defender Kurt Zouma. The German has pretty much seen it all in his career already, but was reportedly looking for a new challenge - and United seemed very interested. "Silence these rumours ASAP & get @AlderweireldTob through the door".

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Lucky observers may see the occasional meteor sailing across the sky for several seconds, leaving behind a trail of glowing smoke. And experts have advised the best place to watch the stunning show will be at open areas, away from street lights.

Bayern keeper Manuel Neuer said he would miss Boateng and French winger Franck Ribery underlined the sentiment: "I hope he stays with us. But we have enough competence in the leadership for the decision".

As well as Pogba, the United hierarchy are also understood to be keen to keep unsettled forward Anthony Martial, despite well-documented tension between him and Mourinho.

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He missed four months at the start of the year when a partially torn tendon in his left wrist, causing him to sit out the Masters. The four-time PGA Championship victor made five birdies and one bogey through eight holes and finished with 10 consecutive pars.

The one negative for Bayern Munich came in the second half when David Alaba was forced off through injury, and it's expected that the Austrian has suffered a serious twisted ankle.

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