Michael Carrick believes Manchester United are 'on the up' under Jose Mourinho

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The 20-year-old striker attracted attention in scoring the winning goal for England against Venezuela in the final of the under-20 World Cup in June, and is set for more games at Everton this season now Romelu Lukaku has joined Manchester United. I know that the manager is the same and that I will learn a lot from Guardiola and the other players.

West Ham arrive at Old Trafford in Sunday's late kick-off as United look to launch a sustained title bid for the first time since Sir Alex Ferguson bowed out with the league crown in 2013.

"I could see when I first came to United that we needed a Matic-type player", he said. But there are not many like that, just a couple, ' said Mourinho, who lost out on N'Golo Kante 12 months ago and also pursued Tottenham's Eric Dier this summer.

A player with an exquisite first touch and eye for a pass, many feel he is tailor-made to excel under Guardiola's guidance, and City's open, attacking brand of football was a major reason he decided to make the move to the Etihad.

'When I got a call that Matic wants to play for me, I thought he was the flawless player for me. I'm starting to wonder why Silva doesn't just buy an MLS franchise and get the whole thing over with.

In the past two seasons, Chelsea and Leicester City have both sacked their managers less than a year after winning the title. "I am on fire".

Matching Liverpool's impressive 75% pre-season win rate, though, is Manchester City who won 3 of their 4 matches.

Mourinho likes his teams to be streetwise and physically imposing.

"I'm very, very happy".

Burnley - It was a decent season for it last time, but this one will be far tougher and it hasn't signed the quality to keep its status in the Premier League.

Having signed a new five-year contract at Chelsea, the England Under-21 global striker has headed out on loan to Swansea to gain Premier League experience.

"It has been the same since I was four or five and a young boy growing up in Lisbon". Matic normally plays to a certain level (holds his hand up), sometimes a little above that and sometimes a little below.

"So we are having conversations and we are discussing the possibility of him staying with us for the second part of the season".

Diame had to choose between Premier League football with Hull - and another season in the Championship with Newcastle United.

Chelsea remains a solid play, particularly after adding Alvaro Mota to their front line.

"I like to think I understand the offside rule well enough".

'Man City, fantastic manager, great spending, already very good players, are equipped.

"If we cannot strengthen the team in these areas we have players that we can trust".

"But I wish him all the best for the rest of the season".

Given the equitable revenue distribution of the league's television fees, it isn't unrealistic to expect a new club to rise above their current standing. The medical department is better and we are much stronger as a team in the analysis department.

Morata, perhaps the window's most intriguing signing, spent most of last season warming the bench at Real Madrid and is reported to have confidence issues. 'My dedication to my job is always the maximum, even more than when I started.

Chelsea players celebrate with the English Premier League trophy at the end of the match against Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 21, 2017.

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