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Man United's Victor Lindelof not ready for Premier League - Jose Mourinho

Man United's Victor Lindelof not ready for Premier League - Jose Mourinho
From ESPN - August 13, 2017

MANCHESTER -- Jose Mourinho says Victor Lindelof needs time to adapt to the Premier League after omitting the 31 million signing from the Manchester United squad on the opening weekend of the Premier League season.

Lindelof, signed from Benfica this summer, watched from the stands as United began their league campaign with a 4-0 win over West Ham at Old Trafford.

It was a good day for fellow new arrivals Romelu Lukaku, who bagged a brace, and Nemanja Matic, who was named Man of the Match.

Mourinho went with Phil Jones and Eric Bailly as his centre-back pairing with Chris Smalling named on the bench, and the United boss said afterwards that Lindelof, who started the UEFA Super Cup defeat to Real Madrid last week, is not yet ready for his Premier League bow.

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