Manchester United’s coach, Jose Mourinho sees Juventus as one of the teams to watch out for in the European Champions League this season, not only for his team, but also for the teams again at the annual event, because he thinks the Bianconneri really want the European Champions League trophy.
As is well known, Manchester United has indeed been drawn against Juventus, Valencia and SK Young Boys in the European Champions League Group stage this year, which means there will be a big reunion between the two main stars of the two teams. First, the midfielder, Paul Pogba will be reunited with his former team, Juventus.
Then, there is Cristiano Ronaldo who will reunite with a club that has raised his name and career, Manchester United. On paper, if you reflect on the performance of the two teams over the last few years, then Juventus is the more favored team to win. Manchester United’s coach, Jose Mourinho even admitted that.
According to him, with investments made during the summer transfer market this year indicates that Bianconneri did not play games in their efforts to win the European Champions League trophy. However, The Special One also confirmed that his team was very ready for two meetings against the defending champions of the Italian Serie A.
“Juventus are not hiding anymore. Juventus have always been one of the Champions League’s strong candidates, but the investment they made this time proves that they want to win this season. We will keep trying to win even though we have to face a big team. Even though, Cristiano Ronaldo is still a big player.” said Mourinho as quoted by Football Italia.
Juventus did invest heavily this summer by landing Cristiano Ronaldo in a pocket of 112 million Euros. They also hooked Joao Cancelo, mattia Perin, Emre Can and repatriated Leonardo Bonucci.