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Romelu Lukaku Defends ‘Cool’ Jose Mourinho Amid Criticism

04 August, 2018, 11:18 | Author: Rachael Silva
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Earlier this week, Jose Mourinho became favourite to be the first Premier League manager to be sacked at 5/1, with Sky Bet placing the likes of Leicester City manager Claude Puel and Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock below the 55-year-old.

Manchester United are said to have offered 60m euros while Chelsea and Tottenham are also tracking him.

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho made a veiled dig at Anthony Martial over his absence from their USA tour.

The forward's debut season at Old Trafford under Van Gaal saw him feature in 31 Premier League games, making 29 starts and scoring 11 goals. So it's only natural that a potential Martial for Jerome Boateng swap deal narrative would gain traction in the silly season. Spurs are playing great football, and the quality they have in the team- they have six or seven first team players starting in their national team.

Romelu Lukaku has opened up on the real Jose Mourinho, launching a defence of his manager after the Manchester United boss came under criticism in recent weeks. "I can't see him being here too long if this is what it's like", a journalist said after Manchester United had been beaten 1-0 in Rotterdam.


Should the Mourinho trend of succumbing to a third-season implosion continue, you can bet your bottom dollar that Woodward's transfer strategy will be one of the things the Portuguese will identify as key elements behind his failure to deliver at Manchester United.

A friend of Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic has revealed that the midfielder used to be a Liverpool fan. United could also give Martial to Bayern as part of a deal for Robert Lewandowski.

The United players who went on tour have been given Thursday off. United would very much like to prise Luka Modric from Real Madrid but the Spaniards have put a price tag of £670m on the 32-year-old.

Lukaku however insists Mourinho has a different side which he uses with his players, which goes unseen by the media and general public.

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