Mourinho eyes second season glory with United


"Winning everything! We are Manchester United and we want to get back to being the big Manchester United", he told Sky Sports News. They had troubles scoring goals regularly against weaker sides, being unable to win too many matches at Old Trafford.

Promoted Brighton & Hove Albion host Premier League title favourites Manchester City at the Amex Stadium on Saturday as they kick off their 2017/18 campaign.

"For large spells of last season, we felt we should have been higher up in the league than we were and performances certainly warranted that for large periods as well".

"I like to think I understand the offside rule well enough".

Huddersfield Town - Aaron Mooy has been one of its big signings and he was terrific last season, but it's going to be a tough one in the Premier League for it. Make no mistake, for teams like Huddersfield success is staying up.

Mourinho coveted a defender, striker and holding midfielder, and so far those needs were filled with Victor Lindelof, Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic.

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'But we have players and if we cannot strengthen the team in these areas we have people we can trust and go for it'. It's very rare a transaction doesn't go through eventually, as we saw with Neymar.

Champions: Manchester City. Pep Guardiola has made key additions to his defence and with Gabriel Jesus ready to take the Premier League by storm and Sergio Aguero anything but a busted flush, they have the best attack in the country. In the last six or seven years Manchester City didn't buy full-backs.

"We used the pre-season since day one, to work and to try to improve things that we already do". "He tried. Of course he missed an open goal but he scored his goal and had a good fight against two central defenders". I am happy with the effort the club did and that the club managed to do 75 percent of the work before the Premier League starts and until August 31.

Gabriel made an immediate splash upon arriving from Palmeiras in January, scoring three goals in his first two Premier League starts and pushing the Argentina global to the bench.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said the club will curb their transfer spending in future years after a huge outlay on players during the close season. However, they have been unable to sign a wide player, and a move for Inter Milan's Ivan Perisic, who has been linked in the British media with a transfer to Old Trafford, looks unlikely.