Mourinho admits his Manchester United’s ‘target’ has now changed

Jose Mourinho has admitted Manchester United’s ambitions have changed after their difficult start to the Premier League season.

Saturday evening’s 2-2 draw at struggling Southampton see’s United in seventh place in the division, eight points off Arsenal in the final Champions League place.

Mourinho recently stated that he expected his side to be in the top four by the end of this month, but ahead of his teams game against Arsenal at Old Trafford tomorrow he has admitted that his ‘target,’ has now changed.

“Before the Crystal Palace game I told my hopes and targets were, by the end of December, to be in that position,” “The target changed, but in the sense of let’s try to close the distance as best we can and be very close to these positions.’’ Mourinho told his pre-match press conference.

“So I think it’s far from a miracle, we just need to not be so unlucky with problems that we have, we need some players to perform better than they are and we need to perform better as a team, but far from a miracle.”

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