Jose Mourinho admits his Manchester United patrol is no stronger than it was final deteriorate after a ‘simple’ send window usually brought 3 players to Old Trafford.
Fred, Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant sealed deals with a Red Devils this summer though usually Brazil general Fred is approaching to pull for a starting purpose during a 2018-19 campaign.
Mourinho was pronounced to be unfortunate to pointer a centre-back before Thursday’s deadline and United looked during Leicester City’s Harry Maguire and Uruguay’s Diego Godin.
But they were incompetent to secure any deadline day deals and, as a result, Mourinho admits he will be operative with radically a ‘same squad’ this season.
Asked either he is astounded by how a send window panned out this summer, Mourinho told Sky Sports: ‘I demeanour during us, we concentration on us – not most on a others.
‘For us, it’s a unequivocally elementary marketplace as we can see.
‘It’s a same squad. We change a third goalkeeper for Lee [Grant] since Joel [Pereira] is such a good immature goalkeeper that he needs to play.
‘We change [Daley] Blind for a 19-year-old child [Dalot] that we trust has a intensity to play right behind and left back.
‘We altered [Michael] Carrick for Fred, so a patrol is a same.’
Asked about a implausible fees that were concerned in a series of send deals this summer, Mourinho added: ‘That’s a approach it is.
‘That’s a approach football has altered in a final [few] years. You accept or we don’t accept.’
Despite hinting during disappointment during United’s activity in a send window, Mourinho heaped regard on Fred and pronounced he will be a actor to ‘enjoy’ this season.
‘Technically he is unequivocally good,’ Mourinho said. ‘He’s a standard Brazilian actor with a unequivocally abounding luggage of technical ability and beauty.
‘I consider he’s a actor to unequivocally suffer if he adapts as shortly as possible.’
Manchester United start their Premier League diversion on Friday when they acquire Leicester to Old Trafford.