José Mourinho: Manchester United’s improved defence not just due to defenders

• Manager lauds team but stops short of praising centre-backs
• Teeanger Dalot will not feature against Wolves on Saturday

José Mourinho believes Manchester United are resolving “defensive problems” better because of a concerted team effort rather than Victor Lindelöf and Chris Smalling being selected as the centre-back pairing in their run of three successive victories.

The manager was disappointed not to recruit a senior player in the position during the summer window as he believed this was required to bolster his rearguard.

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via Football | The Guardian

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