Published: Sun, April 15, 2018
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Juventus given hope as Mourinho comments on Martial's playing time

Juventus given hope as Mourinho comments on Martial's playing time

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford would be a good signing for Tottenham Hotspur in the summer transfer window. "The same questions you are asking to me, you should ask to every other manager because everyone has players in the same situation".

The United boss told reporters: "If I was you I would ask why Lukaku plays every match or why Matic plays every match".

When asked if he wants to bring in more competition for Lukaku this summer, he said: "I don't".

"So I think you are playing not only for yourself and for the club, but for all the people that are living that dream through you". "A dry answer is that only 11 can start the match and we have 22 players in the squad", Mourinho concluded.

"It is just football".

'It would be better for everyone to have only 11 but is not impossible.

"But we always want more and we always want to show progression individually and as a team".

United could add to West Brom's relegation misery when the strugglers visit Old Trafford in Sunday's Premier League clash.

According to reports, lack of playing time is frustrating Martial and he is looking for a move away from Old Trafford.

Rashford and Martial were competing with each other for a starting spot at the beginning of the season, and it looked like a really fair battle between the two. However, Mourinho insists that he is surprised by their struggles, due to the quality and experience they have in their squad, and revealed that he expects a tough game this weekend.

United have 71 points from 32 matches, four ahead of third-placed Liverpool who have played one more game.

"I wasn't aware of it before I saw it and it's something to be proud of", he said. With the stability of the past years, it is a surprise for me that they find themselves in this position. They still smell a chance.

"I am not a big fan of buying players in the winter market because of the period of adaptation especially with attackers".

"We need the points to finish second. But, he's obviously improving and getting more comfortable with the team".

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