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'Mourinho Could Sell 8 Man Utd Stars'

New Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho could sell as many as eight Old Trafford stars, according to one of his former players.

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Damien Duff, who played under the Portuguese for two years at Chelsea, believes Mourinho will overhaul the United squad to build a "band of brothers".

"I guess there'll be five, six, seven or eight out, and he'll have to replace them with the same amount of players, which is going to cost an awful lot of money," he told RTE.

"But it's one big band of brothers, us against the world – that's what he builds. He's based all his teams on that.

"I don't really know what happened at the end at Chelsea last season, but obviously the season before that mentality was there."

Duff also believes Mourinho was the right choice made by United's leadership, but suggested they should have appointed him immediately after Sir Alex Ferguson retired.

"I think he's the only man for the job," he added.

"I think he was the only man for the job three years ago, before Moyes went and then Van Gaal after.

"They can't really afford to get it wrong again. I was a Man United fan growing up, so they're one of the biggest clubs in the world for me, but obviously they are a long, long way from it on the pitch.

"He's the only man, especially with the statement Man City have made with getting Pep Guardiola. You've got Klopp at Liverpool, Conte going down to Chelsea, so we're talking about the best managers in the world here, so there was no one else you could give it to."

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