Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mourinho: Every Team Got Better and We Didn't

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mourinho: Every Team Got Better and We Didn't

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JOSE Mourinho has bluntly conceded United are the only team from the Premier League's traditional top six who have failed to improve.

The Reds are eight points adrift of Arsenal ahead of tonight's clash against Unai Emery's side at Old Trafford.

Mourinho's downbeat mood in pre-season set the tone for the competitive campaign, with the United manager frustrated by the club's failure to clinch two of his priority targets.

Champions City strengthened their attack with the £60m Riyad Mahrez, Liverpool spent £170m and Chelsea reinforced their squad with a £128m outlay.

Arsenal have been re-energised by new coach Emery and, although Tottenham became only the second Premier League club not to make an addition in the transfer window era, Mourinho marvelled at their internal investment in that they kept all of their players. …

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