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Mourinho: We Haven't Spent Enough Money!

Jose Mourinho: We Haven't Spent Enough Money!

By Kurt Buckerfield - Dec 27, 2017 10:29 AM @KurtLaduma

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes the club has not spent enough money on players at Old Trafford, despite having splashed out almost R5 billion on signings since his arrival at the club last year.

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Mourinho has spent close to £300 million (R5 billion) since May 2016, when he was announced as United's latest manager.

Following his side's frustrating 2-2 draw with Burnley on Monday, the Portuguese tactician insisted his team has not spent enough money on players – comments he has since been heavily criticised for.

"One thing is a big club and another thing is a big football team. They are two different things," he said in a post-match press conference, according to The Guardian.

"We are in the second year of trying to rebuild a football team that is not one of the best teams in the world.

"Manchester City buy fullbacks for the price of strikers. When you speak about big football clubs, you are speaking about the history of the club.

"It (£300m) is not enough. And the price for the big clubs, the price for the big clubs is different from the other clubs.

"So the big, historical clubs are normally punished in the market for that history."

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United are 12 points behind league leaders Manchester City, who still have a game in hand.

Do you think Mourinho could be hinting that he wants to spend a lot more money at United? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E Dec 28, 2017 10:04 AM
United have players just the this thing of packing the bus does kill them
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blackmeteor Joined: 15 Nov 2017
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blackmeteor Dec 27, 2017 11:09 PM
My dear Special Child............do I have to write you a letter? IT'S HOW YOU SPEND YOUR MONEY, NOT ONLY HOW MUCH
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Always a way Joined: 09 Oct 2014
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Always a way Dec 27, 2017 06:35 PM
All i can say Pep Guardiola prove me wrong,i thought he'll fail at EPL but he did the opposite and proved to be a far better manager than Jose Mourinho
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kg_4_khosi Joined: 12 Oct 2011
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kg_4_khosi Dec 27, 2017 03:09 PM
Nonsense,with the money spend on bailey,Munich spent less for hummels pogba and romelu price tag is just crazy..even if cowrinho buys Messi so long he plays anti-football he will also struggle,look at Ronaldo after cowrinho left
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sam jemba Joined: 25 Aug 2015
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sam jemba Dec 27, 2017 02:20 PM
give him what he wants and judge him aftr
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Golden Boots Joined: 08 Feb 2015
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Golden Boots Dec 27, 2017 01:41 PM
They didn't spend their money wisely when they decided to bring you on board! You have excuses like a little boy, I guess some of us will age but never grow!
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sipho sithole Joined: 13 Mar 2016
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sipho sithole Dec 27, 2017 11:47 AM
if they can spend that money wisely by buying quality players
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Tyrone 79 Joined: 27 Dec 2017
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Tyrone 79 Dec 27, 2017 11:25 AM
Wena u are playing not to loose# boring tactics
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BigGen Joined: 14 Nov 2017
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BigGen Dec 27, 2017 11:11 AM
this guy always come up with excuses when his team performs poorly!!
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Martinous Joined: 08 Jul 2011
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Martinous Dec 27, 2017 11:03 AM
Wtf mo?what the hell!

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