Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho denies rift with Ed Woodward

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho denies rift with Ed Woodward

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho denies rift with Ed Woodward

One of the numerous confusions going on at Old Trafford is about France worldwide and Manchester United Forward, Anthony Martial.

There has been speculation that Mourinho's relationship with United's executive vice-chairman has become strained after key targets failed to arrive during the transfer window.

But despite scoring a consolation penalty in the 3-2 loss to Brighton, Pogba admitted he and his teammates did not go into that match with the right attitude.

Mourinho may have also been hinting at his displeasure in not having a say in all matters related to the club.

Mourinho has even given him the captain's armband for the start of the season in a desperate attempt to get the best out of him, but the Frenchman looked uninterested against Brighton.

Later, in answer to a question about whether there has been an overreaction to the result at the Amex Stadium, Mourinho replied: "You are pessimistic, I'm not".

Lucas Moura of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after scoring his team's first goal with teammate Jan Vertonghen during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham FC
‘I don’t want to leave anymore’ – Man Utd star changes his decision

Although the Premier League season is only entering its third round of matches this weekend, Jose Mourinho is already displaying strains of dissatisfaction with life at Manchester United. When you win, you have to move on and you have to focus on what's next.

Reports on Thursday claimed the 22-year-old had chose to stay and fight for his Old Trafford future, despite manager Jose Mourinho demanding he be sold.

The Portuguese added: "I think nobody is happy, obviously. So a hard match".

"I don't know because today is still Friday and we are training on Saturday and Sunday, and the match is on Monday", he said.

Alexis Sanchez, Nemanja Matic and Antonio Valencia could all return for United after recovering from injuries.

For all the progress made by Spurs in the past four years under Pochettino, success at Old Trafford has alluded them.

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