Manchester United vs. Leicester City - Football Match Report

Tottenham star Toby Alderweireld

Tottenham star Toby Alderweireld

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Now it looks like no new arrivals will be heading to Old Trafford in this window.unless Mourinho has something up his sleeve.

Since then, he's fallen out of favor at times at United under Mourinho and was unable to sustain consistent playing time.

Harry Maguire, who could face United for Leicester today, Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng and Toby Alderweireld of Tottenham Hotspur were all linked with United, while Atletico Madrid's Diego Godin emerged as a late target yesterday. He said: "I have my players, I like my players, I like to work with my players".

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.

The Premier League season kicks off tonight when United host Leicester City and all eyes will be on Mourinho.

Schmeichel was called into action again 10 minutes into the second half, going low and to his left to keep out a Matteo Darmian line drive from distance as both teams looked to up the tempo of the match after the break.

"I'd say it's a doubtful situation there", he said in regards to whether Mourinho will see out the season. "It depends on the music, but words for me don't come easy".

Despite finishing 19 points adrift of their local rivals, Manchester United only brought in Fred, Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant over the summer transfer window.

Manchester United great Paul Scholes said Jose Mourinho has made too many unnecessary changes at Old Trafford which has led to a philosophy which has so far failed.

"The captain is [Antonio] Valencia".

Manchester United return to action on August 19 with a matchup against Brighton before an early-season showdown with Tottenahm eight days later.

What lies ahead for Jose and United?

The former Juventus midfielder was among a handful of United players who only returned to pre-season training on Monday, after their countries advanced to the World Cup semi-finals.

"You [the media] repeat 1,000 times my relations with my players is not good", Mourinho stated.

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