Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Jose: 'Chelsea Won't Sell Willian to Us'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Jose: 'Chelsea Won't Sell Willian to Us'

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JOSE Mourinho has hinted United will sign a Brazilian player in the summer, but it is unlikely to be Chelsea's Willian.

As revealed by M.E.N. Sport, United are interested in Shakhtar Donetsk's Fred and Juventus defender Alex Sandro and Mourinho's latest comments suggest United could make a move for them in the summer.

"I think that a team without a Brazilian isn't a team," Mourinho told ESPN Brazil. "But also, a squad with three or four Brazilian athletes, depending on their profile, cannot make a great team too. I'm kidding!

"I think their talent is fantastic and the creativity of the Brazilian player cannot be measured. If a European team, like, very European, could have a Brazilian in their squad, it would bring a 'Brazilian thing' to the game and I think that's very important. …

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