Mourinho fears "difficult season" for Manchester United

Mourinho fears

The reason for Anthony Martial's absence from Manchester United's clash with Bayern Munich has been revealed after much speculation.

The other clubs that compete with us are really strong and already have fantastic teams and squads, like Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester City, or they are investing massively like, for example, Liverpool, that is buying everything and everybody.

A new centre half remains the priority and Mourinho is banking on Woodward delivering one in time for their opening game against Leicester on Friday night.

Negotiations for Harry Maguire and Toby Alderweireld are becoming increasingly hard, sources said, leaving Woodward to turn his attention to German defender Boateng, who is likely to cost in the region of £50 million. "So if we don't make our team better it will be a hard season for us".

Willian and Mourinho won a pair of Premier League titles at Stamford Bridge and the Brazil worldwide has been linked with a switch to Old Trafford.

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United have opened talks with Bayern, who want £45million for the 29-year-old, but the Red Devils are keen to negotiate that fee in a bid to bring it closer to the £40m mark.

Speaking to BBC Radio 5 live's Sportsweek, Kenyon said: "He is more than capable - one of the best coaches in the world - but have they got it right? No". I hope he'll stay with us because he's an important player.

Willian told reporters that he would only leave Chelsea if the club wanted to sell him, insisting he had not agitated for a move and wanted to stay in London.

And United's performance in Bavaria will do little to fill Mourinho with confidence as his team slumped to a 1-0 defeat and recorded some embarrassing statistics.

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