Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bye-Bye Buys ; Mourinho Says His Summer Transfer Business Is over, with United Not Interested in Southampton Defender

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bye-Bye Buys ; Mourinho Says His Summer Transfer Business Is over, with United Not Interested in Southampton Defender

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Jose Mourinho is happy with his transfer business JOSE Mourinho has declared it will be a quiet last five days of the summer transfer window at United.

This summer's business closes next Wednesday and it is understood the club are not interested in Southampton's Jose Fonte after being linked with the Portuguese central defender.

The ending of speculation over the 32-year-old points to an immediate United future for Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo whose Old Trafford futures had been in doubt.

"I think we are going to have a very quiet week. Not surrounded by helicopters waiting for someone to arrive or leave. I am more than happy with the squad I have," says Mourinho.

"I have 23 players in the squad and, in principle, there is nobody leaving and nobody is coming.

"It's more than enough and if you have a problem or an opportunity then I have a few young players in the academy that I will be more than happy to give them an acceleration in their progress. …

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