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Mourinho admits top four spot would be a miracle

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Securing a top four slot for Manchester United this season would be a miracle according to manager Jose Mourinho.

United are in seventh place in the league, eight points adrift Wednesday opponents Arsenal currently in the fourth position.

The Red Devils are yet to win since November 3 having drawn their last two league games against Crystal Palace and Southampton.

Speaking to Brazilian outlet RedeTV after the 2-2 draw at St Mary’s, Mourinho said: “Last year, we said that getting in 2nd place was a fantastic thing due to the qualities we had compared to the qualities of the other teams fighting for the top four.”

Emphasising on his aim for the rest of the campaign, he said: “Try to win as many points as possible and try almost the miracle to end in fourth.”

Meanwhile, Mourinho is acting like he wants to be sacked, according to Chris Sutton.

According to Daily Mail, former England striker Sutton said: “Mourinho is a better watch than Man United at the moment – the team on the pitch. Mourinho does more point scoring off the pitch than his team does on it.

“It’s not a happy camp. What’s going to happen in January? Can he be trusted with a pot of money in January?

“I think he wants the sack.

“His signings have been a disaster and he wants more money. How can they trust him with the performances the way they have been? What is good about Man United this season? And it all comes from the manager who is blaming everyone else.”

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