Man United reportedly move for €55m Bayern defender

The Frenchman tweeted on Wednesday that complications with the birth meant that he had remained in Paris to be with his wife

"Finally, it's over. Finally, such a hard pre-season is over", Mourinho told mufc.com.

United fans will be hoping their manager gets his wish with the club expected to challenge for the league title this season.

United slumped to a 1-0 defeat to Bayern Munich in their final pre-season game, with Mourinho's men failing to register a shot on target in 90 minutes. "The players were, once more, brilliant, they could not have done better than what they did", added Mourinho to MUTV.

A new centre-back appears to be a top priority for the Portuguese, with Harry Maguire, Toby Alderweireld and Yerry Mina heavily linked, while another midfielder is also believed to have been targeted.

A new attacker is on the agenda as Anthony Martial has gone public with his desire to leave Old Trafford this summer having fallen out of favour under Mourinho during the second half of last season and Willian has been strongly touted as a potential replacement.

German worldwide Boateng, 29, has been strongly linked with PSG during this window after reports surfaced that Bayern was willing to listen to offers for the centre back.

That being said, the squad hasn't really been upgraded that much which is a major worry, considering Mourinho has been keen to bring in a centre-back, left-back and right winger this summer.

"It was fantastic, absolutely fantastic".

"If we don't make our team better it'll be a hard season". "Players are not going to be here on Friday and we have to go with best possible team and with a great mentality".

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the temporary wearer of the number 10 shirt at Manchester United after Wayne Rooney left past year; but it was revealed this afternoon who the new occupant of the shirt will be.

"Yeah, he wanted it".

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