Jose Mourinho speaks on Nemanja Matic after his Manchester United debut

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho had a few fond words to say about midfielder Nemanja Matic following his debut in the pre-season friendly against Serie A side Sampdoria.


The Red Devils won the Dublin clash by a 2-1 score with goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Juan Mata sealing the win. Following the clash, Mourinho spoke about the Serbian’s performance, he said: “A lonely pre-season is always a lonely pre-season – a player can be professional and work hard but football is collective and when you train alone, you train just a part of what you are as a player.

“The ay he plays, he uses his brain but of course he needs physicality to be on top of his game. So he needs time but his experience, intelligence and genius in the way he thinks about football will help him to be ready sooner rather than later.” Continue reading Jose Mourinho speaks on Nemanja Matic after his Manchester United debut