3pm Man Utd news LIVE: Mourinho wanted to sell ‘mentally weak’ Martial, Sanchez closing in on Inter move, Livakovic to replace De Gea – The Sun
MAN UTD will look to get back to winning ways next weekend after a dramatic Old Trafford defeat to Crystal Palace.
Penalties were once again at the forefront of the drama with Marcus Rashford missing from the spot before Van Aanholt bagged a dramatic late winner.
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JOSE MOURINHO wanted to sell Anthony Martial because he was too mentally weak.
The former Manchester United boss wanted to replace the winger with Bayern Munich's Ivan Perisic, because he felt the Frenchman couldn't deal with setbacks very well.
This is according to the Times (via CaughtOffside).
ALEXIS SANCHEZ could stay after Anthony Martial suffers injury.
During the club's loss to Crystal Palace, the Frenchman suffered a knock that is still awaiting assessment.
According to the Guardian, United will not sell Sanchez until the scale of Martial's injury is understood.
The Chilean is attending training with the Red Devils today at Carrington.
SOLSKJAER is not the right manager for Manchester United, says former Crystal Palace chairman Simon Jordan.
Jordan told talkSPORT, “nobody cares about Old Trafford in the way they once did because that image is gone.
“Are you seriously saying to me that the serious times of Man United, with Liverpool and Man City disappearing into the horizon, that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is going to operate at the level that is required? I don’t think so!”
Harsh words from the former chairman…
FIORENTINA are willing to offer £27m for Fred after Manchester United paid almost double.
Last summer Jose Mourinho splashed £53m on the Brazilian, who is now attracting interest from the Italian club for almost half that, reports Calciomercato.
Having had a miserable first season at United, scoring just one goal, the midfielder is yet to make an appearance this campaign.
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