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Mourinho Tells Winger To Wait Until The Summer If He Wants To Join United


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Jose Mourinho has told Justin Kluivert to wait until the summer for a move to the Theatre of Dreams, according to reports.

Mourinho is said to be a huge admirer of the 18-year-old, and is keen on seeing the deal go through. United are in desperate need of a winger, and Kluivert could be a solution to their problems in the wide areas of the pitch.

The teenager is one of the biggest and brightest talents in the Netherlands at the moment, and is attracting a lot of interest as a result.

However, despite his interest in the Dutchman, Mourinho has reportedly told the player to wait until the summer till United come in for him. [via Sport]

Clubs generally tend to overprice their players during January, and the Red Devils’ manager has always been critical of the winter window, and might choose to avoid rushing into a deal.

Mourinho and Kluivert are good friends too, with the former having managed the latter’s famous father, Patrick Kluivert, while the pair were at Barcelona. Justin was just a boy back then, and has fond memories of the Portuguese boss.

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Justin was able to catch up with the Portuguese once again after last season’s Europa League final, wherein United beat Ajax 2-0 to win the silverware.

Some suggested that Mourinho had taken the opportunity to try and ask the player if he was interested in a move to England, but Justin denied all such rumours in an interview with Algemeen Dagblad.

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