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Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho says

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Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho says

Marcus Rashford had 42 touches in 90 minutes, with solely three of them within the space

Manchester United supervisor Jose Mourinho was scathing about a few of his fringe gamers as they misplaced 1-Zero to Brighton.

Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial started in a front three following accidents to prime scorer Romelu Lukaku and January signing Alexis Sanchez.

“For 10 months I get requested ‘why all the time Lukaku? Why all the time Lukaku? Why all the time this participant?'” Mourinho mentioned.

“‘That man does not have an opportunity to start out, the opposite one is on the bench’. You understand why now.”

Belgium worldwide Lukaku has performed all the 90 minutes in 30 Premier League video games this season, scoring 16 occasions. He suffered an ankle damage in opposition to Arsenal final weekend and Sanchez had a knock – however Mourinho hopes they’ll each return for the FA Cup ultimate in opposition to Chelsea on Saturday, 19 Might.

Man Utd performed like second wasn’t vital – Mourinho

England ahead Rashford, 20, and France’s Martial, 22, have each performed within the majority of United’s video games this season – however typically from the bench.

In the meantime, Mourinho was not completely satisfied along with his aspect’s efficiency as they give the impression of being to seal second place within the Premier League.

He has beforehand spoken of the significance of ending above everybody bar Manchester Metropolis, they usually stay 5 factors away from third-placed Liverpool, though Tottenham – one level additional again with a sport in hand – can even catch them.

“Soccer was honest to the Brighton boys,” he mentioned as Albion secured their Premier League security. “They’d a giant goal, they confirmed the purpose could be a giant factor for them and gave every part for that.

“I could not persuade my gamers that second place was crucial to us. I do know we are able to do it, we solely have two matches to get the 4 factors we want. They beat us within the perspective.”

BBC Sport – Football

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