Jose Mourinho: Man United to 'go for it' in all competitions this season

Jose Mourinho: Man United to 'go for it' in all competitions this season
From ESPN - August 12, 2017

Jose Mourinho says he now has Manchester United set up in a position where the club can "go for it" in competing on all fronts this season.

Though United could only manage a sixth-place Premier League finish in Mourinho's first season, he did qualify for the Champions League by winning the Europa League, while also winning the League Cup.

And as he prepares forUnited's league opener against West Ham on Sunday, Mourinhotold English newspapers that he feels he has now put his stamp on the club to the point where they can chase more trophies.

"I was thinking I needed three [summer] transfer windows, but after two I have a good group and the club as a football club is much better equipped," Mourinho said.

"We are much better organised at every level -- the medical department is better, the structure that organises the logistics is much better. The training routines are much better organised. We are much stronger as a team. I feel the club is much better so we go for it this season.

"We are going to try to win the title. We are going to try to give a hard fight to the top teams in Europe in the Champions League and, as you know, I always loved the English cups."

Mourinho is more than eager to get started, though he vowed not to get too carried away.

"I look forward to the season with optimism, with enthusiasm. I want to play," he said. "I want to play West Ham on Sunday, a difficult match. Then I want to go to Swansea, a difficult match. Then I want the Champions League to start.

"I want, I want! ... I am on fire ... But I will behave on the touchline!"


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