Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dalot: I Want to Pay Jose Back

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dalot: I Want to Pay Jose Back

Article excerpt

DIOGO DALOT says he wants to repay Jose Mourinho for bringing him to United.

The 19-year-old says he is finally ready to begin his Old Trafford career after a knee injury has kept him on the sidelines since his summer move from Porto.

And defender Dalot has revealed that once he knew United - and Mourinho - wanted to sign him, he had no hesitation.

"I heard at the end of the season I might have the opportunity to come here and it was a dream come true," he told ESPN FC.

"The choice was obvious. This is one of the greatest clubs ever.

"His (Mourinho's) history talks for itself. He's a great manager, one of the greatest managers ever.

"He believes in me, that's the most important thing. I'm hoping to repay that and give him what he wants from me."

And Dalot says he has been able to stay positive throughout his battle back to full fitness. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.