JOSE MOURINHO insisted Henrikh Mkhitaryan doesn’t deserve a bench spot after dropping the winger towards Bournemouth.
The Armenian worldwide, 28, is being linked with an exit after enjoying simply 19 minutes of first-team soccer since November 5 – and he sat out once more final evening.
Victor Lindelof, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Daley Blind, Ashley Younger, Marcus Rashford, Sergio Romero and Ander Herrera had been named on the bench for the 1-Zero win.
Mourinho defined: “I had two defenders that may play in numerous areas, I’ve Ashley Younger to cowl the wing and wing backs place.
“[Ander] Herrera is a midfield participant, Zlatan [Ibrahimovic] is a striker, [Marcus] Rashford is a second striker and a winger.
“To have Mkhitaryan means I haven’t got one in every of them and I imagine the others deserve.”
United boss Mourinho, in the meantime, refuses to surrender on the title.
Romelu Lukaku scored simply his second objective in ten Premier League video games because the Pink Devils scraped previous Bournemouth.
MKH TAKE Jose Mourinho targets Joao Mario to interchange attacking midfield flop Henrikh Mkhitaryan at Manchester United
And the Particular One insists he would possibly as nicely go on vacation if he feels United can not claw again the 11-point hole to rivals Manchester Metropolis.
Mourinho stated: “It is just over in Could. Whether it is over now I am going to go on vacation to Brazil or Los Angeles.
“We confirmed an excellent angle, an excellent dedication to win.
“Each group, after a defeat, tries to not have a second defeat.
“They wished to win the match and I may see that from minute one to the final second.”
Livid Cherries boss Eddie Howe felt Lukaku ought to have been despatched off within the first half.
The Belgian striker escaped a warning for a heavy problem on Nathan Ake however was then booked for fouling Harry Arter.
Howe stated: “I believed the primary one was a yellow card. He was very late on Nathan and I made that time to the fourth official.
“Then he picks up a card and he ought to have been off the pitch.”