Jose Mourinho has revealed his tactical changes against Manchester City, claiming he has to rotate players to give them minutes against Real Madrid and Barcelona.
The Portuguese boss is also trying different tactics as he hopes to test his squad and will be looking to find the best option before the start of the new Premier League season.
He has a big squad and has been switching the players continue to give everyone a chance to impress as the players look to cement their place in the team ahead of a big season.
Here’s what Mourinho had to say prior to the game.
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Mourinho would have wanted all four of his summer targets with the squad for the pre-season, however, with Ed Woodward failing to get deals over the line, it seems like any new arrivals won’t have the chance to adapt to the move to being thrown into the deep end.
Woodward allegedly delayed his flight to America as he hopes to conclude two deals and although they won’t be with the rest of the squad, the Portuguese boss will be pleased to have them at his disposal at Old Trafford ahead of a big season in the Champions League and Premier League.