Pundit: This is what Man United star told me about playing under Jose Mourinho

Mario Melchiot lifts the lid on his conversation with Daley Blind about Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho

Mario Melchiot has lifted the lid on his conversation with Daley Blind about Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.

The Red Devils appointed Mourinho as their new manager last summer after the 20-time English champions finished in fifth place in the Premier League table last term.

Manchester United made a slow start to life under Mourinho but the Red Devils have found their feet over the past four weeks or so after a run of six successive Premier League victories.

Blind has scored one goal and has made two assists in 13 Premier League appearances since Mourinho’s appointment.

And the Netherlands international gave Melchiot an intriguing insight into life under Mourinho after the ex-Chelsea defender bumped into the Manchester United star during the week.

“I bumped into Daley Blind yesterday. He said a little thing to me. He said Mourinho was really focusing on bringing the calmness back into the team. On making people understand what he wants. That is his main focus. that is what is happening right now,” Melchiot told Sky Sports News HQ.

Manchester United are in sixth place in the Premier League table but two points behind fourth-placed Manchester City.

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The Red Devils haven’t won the Premier League title since 2013 when Sir Alex Ferguson when his 13th and final top-flight crown.

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