Jose Mourinho refused to give Manchester United’s TV station, MUTV, team news ahead of Wednesday night’s game with Arsenal.
United has a lot of injury concerns ahead of the game. Phil Jones, Luke Shaw and Marcus Rashford are injured while Ashley Young is suspended.
But speaking to MUTV, Mourinho refused to be pressed on his selection issues, writes Mirror.
“Looking to next match I say we are going to be in difficulties to build a team we are going to have to make adaptations, compensations to give some balance to the team but I believe we will have the spirit to fight and win the match,” he said.
A reply of, “squad news isn’t great then?” came from the reporter, to which Mourinho said: “No”.
“Can you update us at all?” came the next response, to which Mourinho refused – citing a fear of giving Arsenal an advantage.
“I don’t want to update you, I would like Arsenal TV to make the same questions but they don’t, they hide everything from the inside, so why should I answer to you,” he said.