Media 'manhunt' is getting me down, admits Jose Mourinho


Mourinho, who has until 6pm on Wednesday (local time) to respond to the charge, would have been free to sit in the dugout regardless at Stamford Bridge, where he has vowed not to "celebrate like crazy" if United score or win out of respect to his former club's fans.

UEFA's disciplinary arm fined United 5,000 euros for the late arrival of the team bus, and a further 10,000 euros for the late kick-off, while United manager Jose Mourinho was also warned over the delay.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has promised to show plenty of restraint and respect if he inflicts a first Premier League defeat of the season on his former side Chelsea on Saturday.

"I'll try always to control myself and to respect the stadium and supporters that were my supporters and my stadium for many years".

"Chelsea is led by intelligent and experienced people in football and they would never sell Eden to Man United".

While the focus has been on United's poor form and the duel at the top between Manchester City and Liverpool, Chelsea have quietly amassed 20 points from their first eight games to sit second.

"We also had surprises with players that we had no idea that they were injured and they arrived with important injuries". Obviously they are not playing Champions League and that puts them just in the Premier League and in the Premier League the results speak for themselves'.

'Because if Herrera is marking me I know I'm quicker than him so if I pass ball and I'm just running I can do something good.

Hazard says Chelsea are in the right shape to face Manchester United on Saturday.

Luke Shaw, Nemanja Matic and Marouane Fellaini were all ruled out of global duty with their countries and the United manager has revealed a number of others have returned to Carrington with problems. "It happened with me [in 2014-15] and Antonio [Conte, in 2016-17], and this season he is the best player until now and Chelsea is top of the league because he is the kind who can make a huge difference".