Manchester United fixture pile-up worsens with nine games in 30 days

Conte praises Costa's 'great discipline'

Conte praises Costa's 'great discipline'

"Today I feel comfortable with my personality as a man". A repeat of last year's narrow win thanks to a brilliant Marcus Rashford strike would be a massive step towards Champions League qualification. And I believe that I am able to transmit this serenity to those who work with me, to my players.

Mourinho cites Michael Carrick and Wayne Rooney as the last remaining "leaders" in the squad, though both are expected to exit the club in the summer.

'That's why it was important for me to get Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Mourinho, though, says he has matured since joining the club and says he no longer lets a bad result affect him in the way it did.

Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini, left, scores his side's first goal of the game during their English Premier League soccer match against Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough, England, Sunday, March 19, 2017. Power has been divided. I still have the same ambitions as before.

'Power has divided. Everything is more hard: buy, win, build. The same involvement, the same professionalism. "In this team, he had, without being English, without knowing the culture of the club, the personality and the profile to be more than just a simple player". The players need more.

"Mind games, which involve trying to manipulate someone psychologically through the media, are a way to create a state of thinking, but they're most effective when you have a team full of personalities who are ready to take that kind of talk on board".

In the previous two visits to the United States, the Club has welcomed more than half a million supporters to games across the States, in a country where Manchester United has over eight million followers. So before taking a direction, you first have to understand the people you are working with.