Mourinho wants Man Utd players to lift burden off Ibrahimovic
Feb 05 2017 by Lorena Waters
Just write what is happening during nearly every game with us. While the marquee London derby between Arsenal and Chelsea will be the center of attraction on Saturday, on Sunday two of only three managers who have won the Premier League and are now managing in the league, go head to head.
Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has revealed that the club will not chase "impossible deals" come next summer.
For Claudio Ranieri, it is vital that Leicester arrest their latest slide of the campaign. He has won 5 Premier League titles, 1 FA Cup and 1 Champion's League trophy in a career spanning 11 years with the club.
They have also picked just 1 point and yet to score a goal this new year - a result which is hard to believe as defending champions.
United are sixth in the Premier League, 14 points behind leaders Chelsea. And he was quick to respond when asked if he had enough of those in his squad.
Now, he believes that making the top four can not be a measure of success.
Manchester United have been criticised for their lack of ruthlessness in front of goal this season and were held to a goalless draw by Hull City at Old Trafford last time out.
The Portuguese has a host of names to choose from in the attacking-midfield line and could give a start to Juan Mata after the Spaniard sat out the Hull game. Slimani suffering from a groin strain he picked at AFCON. "It is a gift to the agents to help them improve their situation".
Mourinho then walked out of the Old Trafford press room without taking questions about defender Phil Jones, who limped off in the second half with an apparent hamstring injury. The centre-back picked up a knock during the 0-0 draw against Hull City on Wednesday at the 55th minute and was promptly replaced by Chris Smalling.
Sources in the United set-up say Martial could indeed sharpen up when it comes to the manager's instructions.
Carrick, who left Tottenham in 2006 and has been in Manchester for quite a while, although it is true that his skill is gradually decreasing, he still shows steady performance every time of the game, and he receives the trust of the Mourinho.
Manchester United are undefeated in their last 13 matches in the Premier League.
It appears talk of big clubs wanting his services has affected his motivation and he has seemed nothing more than a passenger at times this season.
This match will be Leicester's 2000 in the top flight (currently P1999 W642 D526 L831, 32.1 win %). He is nearly representative of the slump that his club has seen this season after finishing at the top last season. So they win the league in the summer.
Even with the half-time introduction of Wayne Rooney things did not get much better from the home side, as they continued to dictate the tempo without beating Jakupovic - Marcus Rashford culpable after wasting a particularly good chance just before the hour-mark.
Ibrahimovic also had the most shots with an incredible 94 attempts, with the next most going to summer signingPaul Pogba on 80. They go to Borussia and buy their best player. "But I don't think we can forget their qualities which made them the champions, the current champions, so I think we need to be more wary of their potential threats and what they did previous year rather than the situation they find themselves in now".