Fulham leads final day of transfer spending frenzy

Fulham leads final day of transfer spending frenzy

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"Nothing will happen before the transfer window shuts?" Mourinho's assessment that United were in for a "difficult season" if he did not get his way proffers an image of an unhappy club.

"So I will have to focus on the players I have and in relation to this first couple of matches, maybe four matches because after Burnley there is national team and a couple of weeks to recover people and prepare people better, is to focus on players available so I'm not thinking about that list I give you, I focus on what we have". "The information I have is no", he replied matter-of-factly.

Press Association Sport understands United have been keen to sign a centre-back, but Leicester's reluctance to sell Harry Maguire looks to have scuppered any move for the England star. "That is my experience at Barcelona and Bayern Munich".

FIFA are formulating plans for a consistent transfer deadline across world football, which would aid Premier League sides after their setback this year.

"[Alexis is] more than ready but you can not have the players who arrived only last Monday after the World Cup semi-finals or final and three weeks' holiday".

"It's not about adding because it's fashionable to sign players", Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said Thursday.

As far as the rest are concerned, Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard, Ashley Young and Marouane Fellaini are very unlikely to feature as they only returned to training on Monday.

"My view is that first of all it is hard for me to believe we finished second", said Mourinho ahead of his side's Premier League opener against Leicester.

Marcus Rashford, Phil Jones, Victor Lindelof and Romelu Lukaku made slightly early returns so could be involved on Friday, perhaps helping to boost the mood of a manager who has looked downbeat for much of the summer.

"Is hard for me to understand, to feel, to believe we finish second".

United's all-time leading goalscorer told Sky Sports: "I think it will be hard after the season they had a year ago".

"My view is that, first of all, is hard for me to believe we finished second", he said.

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