EPL: Ed Woodward breaks silence on Manchester United's form under Mourinho

EPL: Ed Woodward breaks silence on Manchester United's form under Mourinho

World Cup victor Maradona has said he intends to spend a week in Manchester in the near future to see the former Real Madrid manager in action.

The eye-watering cost of Manchester United's move for Alexis Sanchez was underlined on Thursday as Ed Woodward claimed Jose Mourinho and the players were "fully united" in their bid to arrest the club's dismal start to the season. "It was 'Flaco" Cruyff.

"When I came back to United, it was the best feeling ever", he said.

"When you play for one of the top five clubs in the world, you don't want to leave".

Guardiola led City to the Premier League title last season and has his team flying again this campaign, while Mourinho's United are struggling, beaten in the derby on Sunday.

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But the pundit has warned Arnautovic he may not be guaranteed the Champions League football he craves if he joins the Red Devils. Arnautovic was reportedly a target of Manchester United in the summer but it is believed West Ham blocked the move.

He is aiming to take Dorados back to the first tier of Mexican football. 'Who'd have thought they would have gone to Turin and win? "That way tiki-taka is easier", the Argentine added.

"Myself as a coach I need to learn a lot and for that reason I think I will go to Manchester and Mourinho to ask him a lot of things".

"Because he is the best without doubt".

United's position as one of the wealthiest clubs in the world game is not now being matched by performances on the field, with Jose Mourinho's side eighth in the Premier League table - 12 points adrift of leaders and reigning champions Manchester City.

United headed into the global break sitting in eighth place in the Premier League following their 3-1 derby loss to Manchester City on Sunday, and they are now 12 points adrift of their league-leading neighbours.

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