Rooney names five players that 'controlled' the United dressing room

Annette Crawford
October 20, 2018

Speaking about his team selection, Mourinho said: 'It's not a specific plan.

"But if someone has to be the man, I would prefer it to be myself than my players".

It is thought Mourinho believes the charge - which is likely to carry a touchline ban if proven - is another example of the witch-hunt against him but he refused to vent his true feelings yesterday for fear of inviting further punishment.

If United win at Stamford Bridge in today's early kick-off, it will be the first time they have won away to Chelsea since 2012, when Juan Mata still played for the Blues and United's goals were scored by Robin van Persie and Javier Hernandez.

The 30-year-old played 90 minutes in Chile's 1-0 win against Mexico in midweek and couldn't join up with his team-mates as they headed to London from the north-west on Friday afternoon.

Asked if Mourinho's record means he is the better coach, Sarri replied: "Of course". It's about the players we have available.

'We are talking about a coach who has won everything and won everywhere, ' said the Chelsea manager.

Eden Hazard's form is bad news for Chelsea's Premier League title challengers, according to Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho.

"The team needs good players, players with personality to play; he has and he plays".

Today, meanwhile, is 16 years since Rooney scored his first of 208 Premier League goals when he netted a 90th minute worldie victor past David Seaman at Goodison Park. "The key is for the players to be able to do it".

"That would never be allowed to happen", said Rooney when asked about players like Pogba acting bigger than the club, per the Mirror.

But I think, also, that you all have to respect him.

"Chelsea is led by intelligent and experienced people in football and they would never sell Eden to Manchester United, so there's no point to comment".

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