Jose Mourinho gives verdict on Man United ahead of Wolves clash

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One of Manchester United's latest signings impressed their opening UEFA Champions League game, but Jose Mourinho has explained why he will be dropped for the next game. "He plays Tuesday again", Mourinho was quoted as saying by the Mirror. I think the happiness, the confidence, the self-esteem was what pushed him to play the first match against Leicester nearly without training and played a very good match.

"He was the first one who proved the quality of..."

Mourinho believes his team will be better this campaign than they were last, when they finished a distant second to Manchester City. I don't want to say that our improvement has the name of Chris or Victor.

Tottenham earned plaudits for their performance at Old Trafford but have lost their last three while Manchester City were shocked by Lyon in the Champions League on Wednesday.

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Manchester United will be looking to continue their recent good form with another win when they welcome Wolves to Old Trafford this afternoon.

"I think the team is resolving the defensive problems better than before", Mourinho said. Football is a little bit like this.

"I want him to play totally fresh, so he's not playing [against Wolves]".

"And bad results and bad performances, they make you look more exhausted, more upset, more ugly, more everything". I think this is more the influence of the moment. I think the team is more compact, is more solid, the spirit, the co-operation, the empathy, the communication, all of that improved in the team and good results bring confidence. "It is also about getting the right ones and I think they've got good young players and got also good experienced, stable players".

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