Jose Mourinho delivers blunt response about Man United’s rivals: I really don’t care

Jose Mourinho insists that he is not concerned about the fortunes of Manchester United's rivals in the Premier League

Jose Mourinho has insisted that he is not bothered about the gap to Manchester United’s top-four rivals in the Premier League table.

The Red Devils continued their strong form in the Premier League on Boxing Day when they wrapped up a 3-1 victory over Sunderland at Old Trafford.

It was Manchester United’s fourth win in a row in the top flight under Mourinho as the Red Devils look to find some consistent form under their new manager.

However, Manchester United are still languishing in sixth place in the Premier League table at the moment and are a staggering 13 points behind leaders Chelsea.

Indeed, the Red Devils are also four points behind fourth-placed Arsenal in the race for Champions League qualification.

But the Manchester United boss has insisted that he is only concerned about his own team’s performances and is not paying any attention to the fortunes of their rivals.

Speaking to Manchester United’s website after Monday’s win, Mourinho said: “Honestly, I don’t care.

“I care about the way we play, our results, and getting the maximum points possible. Of course, every match for us is very difficult. There are no easy matches but we are playing well and we are more confident.

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“What happens, happens. For example, I think, last week it was Manchester City against Arsenal and somebody had to lose points. More of these matches will come and other people will also lose points. Let’s see.”

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