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Mourinho Explains Why Man Utd Won't Buy Replacement For Zlatan

Mourinho Explains Why Man Utd Won't Buy Replacement For Zlatan

By SL International - Apr 01, 2018 10:58 AM

Manchester United recently parted ways with Zlatan Ibrahimovic and manager Jose Mourinho has explained why they won't sign a replacement.

Read: Classy Zlatan Bags Brace On LA Galaxy Debut

The Red Devils terminated the Swede's contract last week and he has since joined Major League Soccer outfit LA Galaxy.

However, Mourinho says they have no intentions of signing another striker as they already have the likes of Romelu Lukaku, who scored his 100th Premier League goal on Saturday, as well as Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Alexis Sanchez.

"We have Lukaku and Marcus Rashford as number nines, and of course Marcus can play right and left, but Marcus is a striker," Mourinho told the media, according to FourFourTwo.

"Alexis can play as a striker, [Anthony] Martial can play as a striker, so without having another Lukaku, we have three more players that can play as a nine."

Read: Lukaku Nets 100th EPL Goal As Man Utd Sink Swansea

Mourinho also claimed they could change systems should Romelu Lukaku not be available.

"If we don't have Lukaku for different reasons, we can change systems and play with two and give more mobility to, for example, Marcus and Martial together, Marcus and Alexis together, so we are not going to go for another number nine," he added.

Do you think Mourinho should sign another striker? Have your say in the comment section below.


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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E Apr 03, 2018 12:25 AM
He should get a back up striker for cowkaku
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thasbu@143 Joined: 18 Jul 2017
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thasbu@143 Apr 01, 2018 03:55 PM
You need a top midfilder who can give you something like 10 goals a season...
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TUMI-555 Joined: 30 May 2012
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TUMI-555 Apr 01, 2018 11:35 AM
Make lot of sense. But haters wil not see it that way

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