"But, of course, we need words with that small group to feel if they can give us a hand because it's an important match tomorrow".
José Mourinho has been left frustrated by the lack of a centre-back arriving this summer, and understandably so given their options and the money available to sign one.
Another player who has come through an uncertain summer with United is Anthony Martial, who was left out of his France's World Cup squad, prompting comments from his agent that he wished to leave Old Trafford to safeguard his worldwide future.
"He is a great player and my team mate from Chile".
Having joined the Premier League giants back in the summer of 2016, Pogba aided United to win the League Cup and the Europa League but there were reports that the 25-year-old was having feuds with Mourinho as the two mega personalities were having ego's clashing.
While United and other Premier League teams in England will not be able to bring in players after August 9, they can still sell players to other teams around Europe until August 31.
Manchester United reportedly wanted to sign Rafael Varane.
Full time traveller and teacher. By United's calculations he had simply missed too much football through injury over the last three years - playing no more than 19 league games in each season.
Mourinho will be considering whether to include the likes of Ashley Young, Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford, whilst Leicester boss Claude Puel will be assessing Maguire and Vardy.
An interesting facet of Mourinho's eternal grumpiness is that few people bother to stop and ask what exactly it is that makes him a good manager.
"I'm not confident", he said. I just don't know, if I was an owner, I'm thinking, 'Well you've had a lot of money on these players, you don't fancy them. "I like to work with my players".
"When I listen, when I read - not much but sometimes I do - it is hard to believe that we finished second", Jose said, "because you are capable of making people that finish second look like they were relegated, and people who win nothing and finish below us look like serial winners".
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