Jose Mourinho looking relaxed in training.

Jose's transfer update on deadline day

Wednesday 08 August 2018 17:33

Jose Mourinho was asked about the transfer situation at his press conference, with the deadline approaching at 17:00 BST today (Thursday).

The Manchester United boss has signed Diogo Dalot, Fred and Lee Grant this summer and there has been intense speculation regarding other possible targets. However, the manager insists he is not thinking about the window, with the opening Premier League clash against Leicester City on the horizon.

"I'm not confident and the market closes today," he declared. "So it's time - at least for me - to stop thinking about the market because the market will be closed, so I will have to focus on the players I have in relation to this first couple of matches.

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Jose's update on transfer deadline day

"It is time - at least for me - to stop thinking about the market," the manager told reporters...

”Maybe [it’s] three matches because, after Spurs, there is [an] international break. It gives us a couple of weeks to recover people and to prepare people better and to focus on the players that are available. So I'm not even thinking about that list of injured players – [Nemanja] Matic, [Antonio] Valencia and so on. I focus just on what we have and we go with everything we have to the first match."

When pressed if nothing will happen, incoming or outgoing, on the final day of the window, he replied: "The information I have is no."

Fred has joined the club from Shakhtar Donetsk during the close season.

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