Mourinho regrets treatment left Schweinsteiger
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José Mourinho regrets the way he Bastian Schweinsteiger has dealt with Manchester United. The 32-year-old midfielder came under the Portuguese manager not to play and left this week for the American Chicago Fire.
“He belongs to the category of players whose me regret how I have treated,” said Mourinho on Friday at his press conference.
“The last thing I asked him for his departure have said is: ‘I was not correct against you, but now I will correct to you’. He asked me if he was allowed to leave, and I have given him permission.”
United and Chicago Fire have not been reported or and the amount of money that the transfer involved was, but the English club would be smoothly drawn up to the departure of the German, who has a contract until mid-2018.
“Bastian knows that I regret how I handled myself. We will be a good guy to miss, a true professional also. He had a very good influence on the training,” said Mourinho.
Schweinsteiger was a purchase of Louis van Gaal. In his first season in Manchester came from Bayern Munich became inspector regularly in action.
Mourinho broke last summer, the transferrecord by midfielder Paul Pogba, for 105 million euros to take over Juventus. Thus, it was Schweinsteiger superfluous at Old Trafford.
Departing Schweinsteiger wanted ‘more’ for Manchester United
United have a long time without Chris Smalling and Phil Jones. The two turned, injured, back when the ‘Red Devils’ after the interlandbreak. According to Mourinho, “long term injuries”.
Smalling was Monday already photographed with a brace to his leg. Jones has suffered from a toe.
Except Smalling and Jones can Mourinho Saturday for the Premier League match with West Bromwich Albion also do not have the suspended Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Other Herrera. Pogba is injured.
Mourinho, however, wanted not too long to dwell on the absent players. “The important players are those who are ready to play.” One of those players is Wayne Rooney who has recovered from a knee injury.
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