Manchester United and Marcus Rashford allow Burton little consolation

20 September 2017 10:26
José Mourinho had no sooner watched Manchester United swat aside Burton Albion before he suggested he would not be averse to the League Cup being scrapped. Mourinho has claimed the trophy four times as a manager – including his first silverware with United last season – and is the only one of the current 92 league managers to win it.Yet of a competition that dates from the 1960-61 season, he said: “Could the English football survive or even be better without this competition? Maybe, maybe we would be fresher for European competition for example. But we have this competition, we have to respect the sponsors, we have to respect the opponents and a lot of us are trying to do our best. Related: Holders Manchester United handed trip to Swansea in Carabao Cup draw Related: Michy Batshuayi hits treble and Charly Musonda excels as Chelsea silence Forest Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian


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