"But he just lifts it over [Leicester goalkeeper] Kasper Schmeichel and when you do that in the upper part of the net keepers never get them". During the club's, tour of the US, Mourinho expressed his unhappiness towards the club over delayed transfer activity. "We thought he would manage maximum 60 minutes and he went much longer", Mourinho said.
"After 30 minutes I was out of breath and I told one of the staff to put some water on the side, but he didn't, so I couldn't go and drink". He continued, "I would get two more".
After facing Leicester, United face Brighton and Tottenham. "For us it will be a hard season because I had my plans, and I had my plans for many months, and I started the Premier League season without a situation I thought". Football managers should be called now more head coaches.
Mourinho clashed with Pogba several times last season and even after his World Cup triumph in Russian Federation the United boss riled the Frenchman and his camp by challenging him to play the same way every week in the Premier League. "It's finished, the market is closed and no more talk about it." .
While a third said: "Eric would make a better manager at United than Jose!". It was during this time that they spent the highest transfer fees on a single player, Paul Pogba and followed that up with another huge money signing in Romelu Lukaku. The end of the window that has sparked numerous claims that Mourinho's side has definitely ruled themselves out of contention for the Premier League trophy, with some even claiming they are at risk of falling out of the top six altogether.
Showing few signs of rust despite only returning to training this week, the World Cup victor, wearing the captain's armband, impressed in possession and without it, leading by example and keeping his cool from the spot.
"We should start the Premier League with a win and we did". With poorly executed attacking attempts and an unfortunate awarding of a penalty, nothing seemed to fall in place for Leicester City. For eight years the continued ability of Sir Alex Ferguson to work his magic with the first-team squad took away some of the heat, but since the departure of the Scot and CEO David Gill, Woodward has been exposed as an ineffective administrator on a footballing level.
Fighting with players and bosses will not help his cause.