Manchester United have no untouchables, insists José Mourinho

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José Mourinho says he would be prepared to drop Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic as Manchester United have no “untouchables” in their squad, unlike the Chelsea team that won two Premier League titles under him.

Instead, the manager pointed to the collective qualities of the team as being “non-negotiatable”. In December 2006 Mourinho named nine Chelsea players who were undroppable from his strongest XI. Asked if United also have untouchable players, possibly including Pogba and Ibrahimovic, the manager said: “That was 11 years ago, a different Premier League and situation – it was the best team by far.

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