Following their 2-0 win margin against Burnley, Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has explained why he benched the team’s new signing, Fred.
NIGERIA NEWS recalls that “Manchester United parted with £52million to land the Brazilian from Shakhtar Donetsk in this summer’s transfer window and he started the first three fixtures of the season.”
However during the match. the manager of the club Mourinho did not use Fred at all for the game as Romelu Lukaku was used to seal the deal for the team.
Mourinho explained reasons for his actions which has attracted comment from fans, “They are physical, they are direct. They go very direct to the box, they try to create crossing situations, they try to have lots of set pieces.”
“They are very pragmatic and we thought that we need a little bit of Marouane’s physicality for that.”