Mourinho offers update on futures of two influential Man Utd stars

Date published: Monday 29th January 2018 1:40

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has offered an update on the futures of two influential players.

Reports on Monday suggested that striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is on the verge of completing a move to the MLS with LA Galaxy.

ESPN claims the Swede, who has been out of action since November after having a setback in his recovery from a cruciate knee ligament injury, is reportedly on the brink of agreeing a switch to America that would see his second year at Old Trafford cut short.

“The first time I read something I listen something about that was from you, the media,” Mourinho told reporters.

“I read in somewhere and I listen some television channel. He never mentioned that to me so I don’t know.

“Zlatan is in the last year of contract. If I’m say If if if because he told. I repeat he’s said nothing about it to me. But if it is that is true and Zlatan wants a future in another club in another country then I give to help and create conditions for that to happen to make his life difficult.

“But I repeat the only thing Zlatan told – or the last thing Zlatan told me – was that he wants to recover totally and feel ready to help the team. That’s the last thing I heard from him.”

The Portuguese boss also issued an update on Marouane Fellaini, with his contract situation far from resolved.

“It’s a very important player for me and is a great professional that is giving everything he can to help the team and there is a desire from myself, the board and the player to stay together.

“That’s our objective. Are we going to reach, to agree? I don’t know but what I know is that myself, the board and the player we would like to have a happy year.”

 

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