“We need to be unhappy because that feeling makes you work better, better than ever when the results are not good and to be calm is very, very important too”. I’m not happy with the results. I am not happy at all with anyone.
“This is the start of everything”.
If history is anything to go by, Van Gaal will be able to rely on one of his current crop to find the goals against Newcastle on Saturday. “Never. Never. Because every day I am updated by him and I trust him“, he said. “I think we have created a lot of chances and we were unlucky”. Rather than join the Red Devils, Pedro will turn out for Chelsea after the Blues paid £21 million for the 28-year-old. Pedro will wear number 17 jersey, whereas his fellow new signing Baba Rahman will now wear his preferred number 6 jersey.
“You say that Manchester City was quick, quicker than Manchester United!”
“For me, it was one minute“, said Mourinho, before recalling the conversation.
“When you play with Chelsea, you want to play with big players”. I love it here. I have the responsibility of protecting the interests of my club and my players. “I thought the front four were excellent, we had to deal with that”.
United have also failed in an attempt to lure defender Sergio Ramos away from Real Madrid, while Southampton are adamant that they will rebuff any offer for forward Sadio Mane.
Instead of celebrating securing the deal as a win over a Premier League rival, Mourinho chose instead to focus on the ambition Pedro showed by leaving a club with which he has such a strong bond.
“People used to call it the transfer window”.
“While the window is open there is always an opportunity”.
Robben believes his fellow countryman will achieve greater heights at Old Trafford and that it was an “easy” option for him to neglect Liverpool for Manchester United. Mourinho refused to comment.
But three days later, the World Cup victor signed for Chelsea.
Mourinho confirmed that Thibaut Courtois would replace Asmir Begovic in goal after serving a one-game ban and said that captain John Terry could return to the team despite being taken off at half-time at City.