José Mourinho does not expect any Manchester United deadline-day signings

Klaassen played just seven Premier League games for Everton after signing for £24m last summer

Mourinho guided Manchester United to their best Premier League finish since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013, but the 55-year-old coach has insisted that he wants to sign two more players before the end of the transfer window.

United have endured a hard summer transfer window as they have tried and failed to sign a host of defensive targets, with Tottenham centre-back Toby Alderweireld and Leicester's Harry Maguire among the names on their wish-list.

According to Deloitte's spokesperson, Tim Bridge, just 14 per cent of that figure, which is £175m, was spent on transfers between two Premier League clubs - an unforeseen effect of the league's window, closing before the rest of Europe.

Mourinho warned last weekend that a "difficult season" could lie ahead if they failed to strengthen the squad before the deadline. "The information I have is no", he replied matter-of-factly.

Having previously managed Barcelona and Bayern Munich, Guardiola is used to high expectations.

Liverpool kick off their new Premier League campaign with a home game against West Ham on Sunday, and Klopp's men will be looking to send out a real statement of intent with a convincing win over Manuel Pellegrini's Hammers side.

Mourinho also needs to check on the fitness of those that returned late from the World Cup.

Stars such as Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard and Romelu Lukaku all returned to Carrington to begin training this week, but they won't be ready to make appearances.

"Because it is very important their feeling and to understand how they think they can help or not help".

Romelu Lukaku, Marcus Rashford and Phil Jones all came back early from their own extended breaks but Mourinho sounded downbeat again when he was asked about the new season.

"My view is that first of all is hard for me to believe we finished second", he added.

"My view is that first of all it is hard for me to believe we finished second", said Mourinho ahead of his side's Premier League opener against Leicester. I was told that during pre-season it looked like I was saying something absolutely out of order, something insane.

"My view is that, first of all, is hard for me to believe we finished second", he said.

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