Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United's transfer activity is sufficient

Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United's transfer activity is sufficient

Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United's transfer activity is sufficient

Not at all. I just think that naturally, a manager in the second season knows the players and knows the club better.

Chris Hughton: "It's a wonderful game for the club and supporters, as a first game in the Premier League, but we have to make sure it's a good day for the team as well".

The Special One feels the Red Devils are ready to challenge for the title, having been also-rans under David Moyes and Louis van Gaal.

Martin Keown has warned that Chelsea could miss out on a top-four finish in the Premier League this season.

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The Swede was released by the club in July after rupturing his knee ligaments in a nasty fall against Anderlecht in April. If Arsenal miss out on a top-four spot again this season, we could see a big shakeup at the Emirates.

Unsurprisingly it takes Manchester United and Manchester City stars Paul Pogba and Sergio Aguero less than one complete match to buy the average property in Manchester.

There is a real battle for who starts on the wings, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford all vying for a place in Mourinho's starting eleven.

After the English Premier League's most wasteful top championship in the summer of 2017 is the Serie a Italian clubs for the first nine weeks of the transfer window spent nearly 750 million euros. Last summer, Mourinho spent around £150 million (about $195 million), bringing in Eric Bailly, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Paul Pogba, for a then-world-record fee.

United have added striker Romelu Lukaku, midfielder Nemanja Matic and defender Victor Lindelof to their squad.

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Chelsea - The Blues were a powerhouse last season, especially when Antonio Conte changed to a back three - there was simply no looking back. His presence will allow Pogba license to get further up the field, joining the attacks without worrying about protecting the defense.

Mourinho, who has been staying at the Lowry Hotel since taking over from Louis van Gaal, only recently returned to the UK following United's Super Cup defeat by Real Madrid earlier this week.

"He was very clear, by showing what he did previous year, that it was not enough for him", Mourinho told reporters on Friday.

Manchester United and West Ham United begin their 2017/18 Premier League campaign with a meeting at Old Trafford on Sunday to round off the opening weekend of action.

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The first club to be promoted to the English Premier League was Brighton & Hove Albion after winning against Wigan Athletic on April 17, 2017, at home.

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