Mourinho: Micki didn't play because we had many options
- Author: Tabitha Byrd Nov 23, 2017,
Nov 23, 2017, 0:15
Should United avoid defeat they will also progress to the last-16 as winners of Group A. 10 goals scored shows that they are very good going forward, while they have only conceded once, which displays that they are not a side that is overly dependent on either facet of the game. In particular defender Phil Jones, who was forced out with injury inEngland's recent friendly with Brazil, however, it was surprising to see just the one United defender in Gareth Southgate'sside with Chris Smalling been omitted from the squad.
Paul Pogba made a successful return from injury at the weekend but after three months out Mourinho may decide not to risk him from the start again this evening. "We play Brighton in two days I need to give some players a rest and I need to give some players a chance".
"Ultimately it's your club form that decides whether you play at a World Cup", the 27-year-old stated. The story is always the same.
Manchester United will be looking to maintain their 100% record in the Champions League when they take on Basel tonight. But at least I respect the effort of trying to make a positive pitch after it being so bad in the playoffs in the national team.More news: Woman, 26, pleads guilty to incest for marrying her biological mother
Manchester United finished in sixth place in the Premier League last term following Pogba's return to Old Trafford.
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