Jose Mourinho: We lost so many balls

Jose Mourinho: We lost so many balls

Jose Mourinho: We lost so many balls

"You don't play. You don't respect players and supporters".

The Red Devils are now 16 points off the top of the Premier League, and six points off fourth-placed Chelsea ahead of Sunday's fixtures.

"Other clubs are having to pay, don't get me wrong, but are basically in a strong position where they say: "No problem, we'll sell you and get another player for this team, they are queuing up to play" and that's the problem Manchester United have at this moment in time", Neville added.

After a brief lull in spending late in Alex Ferguson's tenure, United broke the world transfer record to re-sign Paul Pogba from Juventus in 2016, as well as making significant outlays to acquire Romelu Lukaku, Nemanja Matic and Fred in recent seasons. "I don't see us going more than that".

"Can we go there now and bring Harry Kane?"

Southampton were denied a late victor as Nathan Redmond brought the best of out De Gea, leaving United sitting seventh in the table and with a negative goal difference. Dele Alli, [Christian] Eriksen, Son [Heung-min]? So who is more powerful now?

"Football changes", the Portuguese said.

Despite being valued at more than £2.8 billion, Mourinho insists the club can not throw "crazy money" at potential signings and instead have to shop in what he calls "the second tier". "It is more hard to buy players of a high, high, high level".

Ashley Young starts at right-back with Diogo Dalot named on the bench while Luke Shaw returns from a domestic ban at left-back. Buy my best player. They don't want to sell.

"It is more hard to make the team better and stronger with buying".

Whilst United can't move off a goal difference of -1 (-1!), their fans have had to watch rivals Manchester City once again score an abundance of goals, at 43, nearly double the tally United have wracked up, and top the EPL table.

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