"But I was not thinking of him because I never go to players who I think are the impossible mission".
'When I got a call that Matic wants to play for me, I thought he was the ideal player for me.
"He was very clear, by showing what he did a year ago, that it was not enough for him", Mourinho told reporters on Friday.
'I'm on fire, ' he smiled when asked to describe his mood.
The duo were paired together in attack during the closing weeks of last term and started City's final pre-season friendly in tandem, each striker finding the net in a 3-0 win over West Ham in Helsinki.
Mourinho likes his teams to be streetwise and physically imposing. I think they had to spend a lot of money and I still think their defence lacks quality.
"I'm very, very happy".
Bosnia is just one of 105 nations outside the British Isles who have supplied players to the Premier League in its 25-year history. I'm surprised Spurs haven't signed anybody and that concerning thing is that it's gone from Mauricio Pochettino saying he doesn't need anybody to saying he needs four or five.
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Speaking in an exclusive interview with ESPN FC, the BT Sport pundit said: "The mentality has got to improve". " Chelsea are weaker than last season - no Diego Costa , no Matic - and I'm concerned for them".
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Manchester United start their Premier League campaign against West Ham at Old Trafford on Sunday, with kick-off at 16:00 BST. We got a central midfielder, a striker, obviously the 25 per cent would be for a player from the sides, but we have players.
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Prior to going to the Mets in 2016 via trade, he spent his first seven Major League Baseball seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Walker is an impending free agent and is owed the remainder of his $17.2 million salary this season.
"He wants more at the highest level so we are having conversations and we are discussing the possibility of him to stay with us for the second part of the season".
Chelsea remains a solid play, particularly after adding Alvaro Mota to their front line. That is normal but not enough, ' he stresses. Yes, I thought that.
Manchester United kick off the new Premier League season when they entertain West Ham at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.
And it is Chelsea fans who take the longest (7,602,098 minutes, 84,468 games) to pay off a typical mortgage as despite sharing the most valuable property tag with Arsenal fans, on average they earn more than £80 a week less than their north London rivals. Liverpool is equipped. Chelsea were the champions easily, they lost some players but bought some players. It stands true in club football as well; especially in the marathon that is the league.
"I think they're in a real good position, the squad looks strong and I think how Rashford, Martial and Lukaku play will determine what happens", said former United defender Gary Neville.
The 20-year-old Chelsea striker is ready for the next stage of his career after scoring 26 goals on loan at Bristol City in the second tier last season. Pitting the latest Premier League winners against the most recent FA Cup winners, the game is always a thrilling watch. The Red Devils have not finished in the top three since 2013, but that's a streak that should end this season.