Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

THREE Is Magic Number

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

THREE Is Magic Number

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UNITED manager Jose Mourinho intends to make two or three summer signings and expects to 'lose' two or three players.

United are interested in signing one or two forwards - amid interest in Real Madrid's Gareth Bale, Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil, Atletico Madrid goalscorer Antoine Griezmann and Bordeaux youngster Malcom.

Mourinho admitted on Boxing Day the £286.2m he has spent over two summers 'is not enough' but elaborated on those comments during a lengthy sermon ahead of facing Southampton - where he insisted he is happy with the board and has their support.

"I have the backing of the club and the first backing of the club I had was a three-year contract," Mourinho said. "Where everyone knows that the job was not easy. And we all know that we invest a lot, so when you invest as much as we did, it wouldn't be very fair for me to say the club didn't support me. …

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