Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho growing ‘increasingly angry’ at club over lack of transfers


JOSE MOURINHO is growing increasingly angry at Manchester United chiefs and fears another disappoint in the January transfer window.

The Portuguese boss was left furious over the summer when he failed to land any of his central defensive targets.

Jose Mourinho is not happy with the United board over a lack of transfers
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He has drawn up plans to bolster his back four in the New Year but is growing concerned the club are doing little match his ambitions, according to the Telegraph. 

It could be another sign that the likes of chief-executive Ed Woodward and Co are still determining whether Mourinho has a future at Old Trafford.

His side are eight points adrift of the top four and their frailties were exposed yet again against Valencia as they crashed to a 2-1 defeat on Wednesday.

Club captain Antonio Valencia is also believed to be looking for a way out with his relationship with Mourinho hitting rock-bottom.

It could spark rumours of United’s confidence in the manager
Man United want Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly in January

Mourinho is looking towards Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly and Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld in January.

He is willing to flog Marcos Rojo, Eric Bailly and Phil Jones to get any deals over the line.

But he is frustrated that little work is going on behind the scenes and fears he will be stuck with his faltering defence until the end of the season.

United face Liverpool on Sunday but could have a threadbare squad to choose from with nine players injured. 

Phil Jones is one defender who could be heading for the exit door