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5 reasons For Manchester United fans to be optimistic in 2018

5 reasons For Manchester United fans to be optimistic in 2018

Maybe it's fatigue with all the games we've played, maybe it's a lack of concentration - but certainly it will not go without me dealing with those sort of situations when I get the opportunity to do so.

"It looks like he's becoming a vital player for Jose Mourinho".

With draws against Leicester, Burnley and Southampton over the past week, the festive period has been disappointing for United and the title is likely out of reach. 'He doesn't comment, he criticises.'It's not Paul Pogba's fault that he makes much more money than Paul Scholes.

Mourinho also hinted United may opt to bring in reinforcements in the January transfer window due to an injury list which has them "in trouble". "I know in this moment we are in trouble, but maybe in two or three weeks we recover more players and we think differently and wait until the summer to try things, but I can not say now".

"Sometimes Pogba plays very well, sometimes he plays well and sometimes he doesn't play well". That doesn't all mean we have to be phenomenal.

United's "Class of "92" continue to cast a shadow over Old Trafford's pursuit of progress and the 54-year-old made a decision to finally break the taboo in defending Pogba against Paul Scholes" withering criticisms of the France worldwide at the end of last year. In a paragraph entitled "Jose Mourinho will leave Manchester United", football writer Daniel Storey wrote, "Ah yes, the elephant in the room".

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Lingard added to Anthony Martial's opener at Goodison Park to secure three points for Manchester United, which saw them return to second in the Premier League. 'If one day Paul decides to be a manager, I wish he can be 25 per cent as successful as myself, ' he said. "Every day I try to do my best".

And while United edged the first half, chances were few and far between for both sides.

"He gave so much to my club that I can only thank him because the prestige of this club is based on people like him".

He says United is the only club he wants to coach at and he was disappointed to miss out on the Under-23s job, believing the club held his critical media comments against him.

The United boss recently said that the near £300million he has spent since being appointed as Louis van Gaal's successor in the summer of 2016 is "not enough" to compete with Manchester City.

United have bought the positivity of ex-players for years by making them club "ambassadors".