Jose Mourinho refuses to blame his defenders for defeat at Brighton

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Manchester United suffered at the hands of Brighton & Hove Albion this afternoon and well, it looks like manager Jose Mourinho is the main source of frustration after Chris Hughton's side knocked three past the Reds.

Paul Pogba pulls one back from the penalty spot, but it's too late! But we believe that Lukaku cannot play 90 minutes.

The defeat means champions Manchester City have already stolen a march on their neighbours in the title race, after they thrashed Huddersfield Town 6-1 earlier on to make it two wins from two.

Eric Bailly and Victor Lindelof came in for heavy criticism after a woeful defensive display at the AMEX Stadium saw the Seagulls take advantage with three first-half goals. Having seen United roll over to Brighton in a 3-2 loss, it would be little surprise to see a new manager welcoming whomever Woodward decides to buy for the club.


Lee Grant will be United's back up keeper as Sergio Romero is still out.

After Manchester United romped home against Leicester, they will next face Brighton this Sunday.

Mourinho has pinpointed the usual suspects as United's chief threats but claims that Tottenham, who became the first Premier League side ever to not make a single summer signing since the introduction of the transfer periods, had the most successful window.

This confirmation of captaincy puts to bed speculation that United could install Pogba as the first-choice captain this season after his debut in the armband last weekend.


The documentary series, titled All or Nothing: Manchester City, was released on Friday and was met with glowing reviews by those looking to get a glimpse into the reality of being a Premier League footballer. The Iranian global was the top scorer in the Eredivisie last season and enjoyed an impressive World Cup for Team Melli.

The eight-part series follows Pep Guardiola and his City team on their Premier League title-winning journey during the 2017-18 campaign. After a second-half cameo against Watford, Jahanbakhsh should start and could cause United some problems. "I needed to be in there", said Mourinho, when quizzed about why he features in the documentary.

Mourinho's unhappiness with a lack of new signings has been clear for some weeks. Lukaku could be in line for a start leading the line in Brighton.

The Red Devils got back into the match quickly.


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