Reports in the Manchester Evening News have today revealed that Manchester united manager Jose Mourinho has conceded that lifting the premier league may not happen at Old Trafford this season hinting that the gap between Manchester united and the top four is already too much.
Jose Mourinho have managed to get five premier league victories after thirteen games and they are prepared to play Everton on Sunday but they have found themselves eleven points behind table toppers Chelsea and eight points behind Arsenal who currently sit at the fourth position of the premier league table making it their worst start to a premier league campaign in 27 years.
Jose Mourinho told Manchester Evening News:
“The aim is for us to be crowned champions but maybe it won’t happen this year. I don’t know if we can do it but anything is possible in football. There’s a huge gap between united and the top four but if we continue in this destination we can be champions, maybe next year or in two years”.
Staistice have showed that United’s start to a new season under former managers Louis Van Gaal and David Moyes were better that Jose Mourinho’s but the Portuguese boss disclosed that he is bothered about the statistics.
Jose Mourinho’s title victories in England, Spain, Italy and Portugal were all made possible because they started the season on a high and positive note but the manager revealed that his desire to introduce a new playing and attacking similar different from Louis Van Gaal’s philosophy has yielded good results at the club.
The manager hinted that helping the team play the Manchester united way is very important and he added that there is a huge difference between last season’s Manchester united and the present.