Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

All to Play for as Reds Reach Full Power for Winter

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

All to Play for as Reds Reach Full Power for Winter

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JOSE Mourinho admits United are 'worried' about their Premier League position but believes their squad strength could help them make up the deficit during the busy winter period.

City's win over Arsenal and United's loss at Chelsea on Sunday leave the 20-times champions eight points behind their neighbours in the Premier League table going into the November internationals - and Pep Guardiola's side are yet to lose a domestic match.

United welcomed back Marouane Fellaini for the defeat to Chelsea on Sunday and Marcos Rojo travelled with the squad to London.

Mourinho has a 'feeling' Zlatan Ibrahimovic will play again this year and Paul Pogba returned to the club's Carrington training complex last week as he nears his comeback from a hamstring injury.

Mourinho lamented the absence of United's 'physical' players after they lost at Chelsea for the third game running, and Fellaini is expected to return to the starting line-up for next week's home game with Newcastle. …

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