In Matic's absence in MI on Saturday night, Liverpool ran riot against United with Sadio Mane, Daniel Sturridge, Sheyi Ojo and Xherdan Shaqiri all on target in a convincing victory. If it's possible, good. "If it is possible good, if it is not possible we keep fighting and working and believing in the players that we have".
Speaking to the media after the 4-1 International Champions Cup defeat to Liverpool in MI on Saturday evening, he again made it clear that he's far from satisfied with United's transfer business to date.
He said Chris Smalling and Luke Shaw have been added to his injury list while revealing that Nemanja Matic has undergone surgery for a mystery problem and could miss the start of the season. "The reinforcement is Pogba, Fellaini, Lindelof, Rashford, Lingard, Matic, Valencia - these are reinforcements".
'This is not our team, not our squad.
"The majority of the players that played are not going to play - some of them are not even going to belong to the squad".
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Leonard demanded a trade from the Spurs because he felt the team had mistreated him while he was injured. But, he added, the club "did a great job" and "did everything they could" when it learned of the injury.
Matic picked up the injury at the World Cup in Russian Federation and had undergone surgery in Philadelphia, Mourinho said, though he did not disclose the nature of the problem. "This is not even half my squad, or 30% of it".
"You want him to be very happy with the players he has around him?" We gave him a lot of freedom, offensively playing natural, plus offering runs in behind, which is what he did especially around the Sturridge goal.
The German coach admitted he hadn't expected Shaqiri to adapt so quickly to their style of play but was delighted by the attackers display.
"And the poor man is there trying his best with the frustration of someone who wants more".
More than 100,000 fans attended the clash in MI but Mourinho said: "The atmosphere was good, but if I was them I wouldn't come".