Jose Mourinho using PSG to press for financial backing — Manchester United

Posted Noviembre 10, 2017

Matt Phillips is struggling to get into the West Brom team at the moment, but a new role for Scotland could provide him with a different route into the line-up.

Manchester United will be hoping to have the 24-year-old midfielder back available for selection again ahead of the hectic festive schedule in the Premier League.

Mourinho has been allowed to spend big since taking over the reins at the start of last season, splashing out 285 million euros on six major signings.

Jose Mourinho has revealed that Paul Pogba is closing in on a return to action for Manchester United after his lay-off with a hamstring injury.

The Big Belgian's backwards flick-on falls perfectly to the feet of Anthony Martial who is in behind the defense. Matic eventually arrived in August.

Last month, Mourinho sparked rumours about a potential switch to PSG by claiming that the club are building 'something special'.

The Croatian was keen to make the move, but at 28, there were concerns at United over the size of the fee for a player with little resale value.

Former Sunderland striker Nicklas Bendtner didn't always like the North East - and couldn't wait to get back to London. The goal rescued three points for the home team, and kept Manchester United (for the time being) in the title race with Manchester City.

According to the Manchester Evening News, Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino met with Sir Alex Ferguson before Louis van Gaal was sacked in 2016.

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The Portuguese had been a long time admirer of the defender having initially signed him for also Blanco's during his spell as manager at rhe Bernabeu.

The question now is whether United believe Mourinho is worth fighting to keep or whether, ultimately, he is becoming more trouble than he is worth.