Published: Thu, January 18, 2018
Sport | By Cameron Gross

Mourinho close to agreeing new deal with United

Mourinho close to agreeing new deal with United

But Mourinho and the board are happy with each other and the manager is determined to take the Premier League title back to Old Trafford.

The result leaves second-placed United 12 points behind leaders Manchester City who suffered their first league defeat this season in a thrilling 4-3 reverse at Liverpool on Sunday. "There are lots of already strong teams in the Premier League, not like in other leagues where it is hard for the top sides to lose points, and there is a very important difference of points between first and second".

"We're not looking to the past, we're looking to the next games".

Despite the win, Mourinho said it would still be extremely hard to catch City.

Asked if contract negotiations with De Gea were under way, Mourinho said: "I don't know".

Jose Mourinho has faced criticism for United's more conservative approach against the top teams this season, including their 0-0 draw against Liverpool at Anfield in October.

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"And, using the words he repeats all the time, being useful for me, for the team, and that I think he can". A lot of players want to impress their national managers and, personally, I want to play as many games as possible to help United.

"I think the first half was not very good, I think Stoke had a good, positive attitude".

'Let's say in the summer we have three targets - a defender, a midfielder and an attacking player.

Stoke City will be without their boss Mark Hughes, and Eddie Niedzwiecki has been put in temporary charge for them since the former's sacking.

When it was announced that the "Special One" would be departing the Italian club to join Real Madrid, Inter fans were left in mourning with a heartbreaking clip of Marco Materazzi hysterically crying going viral.

"People will criticise, people will have their own comments, views, but we don't care too much about that to be honest", Jones added. If they are not pulling the bell the same way, it won't ring and then you've got a problem.

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