Jose Mourinho officially unveiled as Man U manager

Jose Mourinho officially unveiled as Man U manager

Jose Mourinho has officially been unveiled as Louis van Gaal's successor this morning; beginning his Manchester United reign by claiming that the club has been too limp since Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement.

Jose Mourinho officially unveiled as Man U manager

The Portuguese who tried to manage expectations during the press conference said he wants to win the Premier League title but rejected the notion that qualifying for the Champions League next season would represent success.

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'It can be pragmatic from my side to focus on the last three years. It would be pragmatic for me to say "let's try to get back in the top four".

Jose Mourinho officially unveiled as Man U manager

Mourinho said United had 'four priorities' in signing new players and are 'working hard' on bringing in the fourth, believed to be Paul Pogba. He also confirmed Borussia Dortmund's Henrikh Mkhitaryan had been sealed.

And the 53-year-old claimed he has nothing to prove after winning the title in 2015 with Chelsea, in turn digging at old rival Arsene Wenger.

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'I'm not good on that and prefer to be more aggressive and that's to say we want to win. You can win a short competition without playing well, but you cannot win [long] competitions without playing well. Playing well is making your friends proud.

Mourinho also insisted that managing United was not his 'dream job' but a reality.

 

He was also asked, referring to his famous speeches on being unveiled as Chelsea manager in both 2004 and 2013, whether this time round he was the 'Special One' or the 'Happy One' now he has sealed his move to United.

'I don't know, really,' he said. 'The other two times I was arriving in the country. I was sacked by Chelsea and stayed in the same competition with the same faces in front of me. It's nothing new.

Jose Mourinho officially unveiled as Man U manager
Jose Mourinho officially unveiled as Man U manager
Jose Mourinho officially unveiled as Man U manager

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