Jose Mourinho: 'No rest for Romelu Lukaku'

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says he is "not confident" the club will be retaining the services of goalkeeper David de Gea amid speculation linking him with a move to Juventus.

"All of them national team".

In contrast, England full-back Luke Shaw and Serbia centre-half Nemanja Matic were both released early from worldwide commitments when it was clear that they were not fit. "Yes [by buying the best players], but it is not also easy because numerous players they belong to these top teams".

It was an expensive October worldwide break for United as McTominay, Fellaini, Dalot and Sanchez all returned with injuries and Mourinho has criticised some of the countries for the way they handled the situations.

"So players arrive two days before Chelsea, we have no idea what is going on". "So we work with what we have, we try to improve with what we have".

"He's struggling because he's injured", Mourinho said. I always want to help the team and contribute in any way I can. "So he was not available for Juventus and is not available for Everton again".

Ibrahimovic joined United on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain in 2016 and scored 28 goals in all competitions that season.

"Well, against Juventus to give him [Lukaku] a break, I don't think [Michael] Carrick can play as a striker", Mourinho said.

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"He came from the World Cup with that problem", Mourinho said.

The manager played a strong team with Paul Pogba, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Romelu Lukaku all starting.

"So now he's going back and doing the work to try to be 100 per cent [fit] and, in this moment, he's nearly there, because of the team's needs".

"We're three seasons into Mourinho's reign now. That is the question we have to answer tomorrow or if we wait one more week of stability".

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has insisted that he would not even think about resting the out-of-form Romelu Lukaku as he does not have a replacement for the Belgium global.

"I suffer and I suffer even more when I see [Manchester City] play so wonderfully".

Zlatan Ibrahimović has continued to roll back the years at LA Galaxy and made a devastating impact in the MLS.

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