He took 10 seconds to be ready - Mourinho salutes professional Pogba

Andreas Christensen

"I think it is the other way round, I don't think it's about the manager to trust the player, it's about the player to make the manager trust him, it is as simple as that", Mourinho said.

An important game for us, and an important game for them.

Champions Chelsea and United have both failed to challenge runaway leaders Manchester City for the title this season, leaving them fighting for a top-four finish alongside Liverpool, Tottenham and Arsenal.

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"My worry is that players or coaches don't really ever put down any roots and that for me isn't good for the long-term future of any club".

Manchester United is a +125 home favorite at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com over Chelsea (+240 to win, +220 to play to a draw).

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is under pressure to show a more daring approach and get the best out of Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez for a grudge match against Chelsea's Antonio Conte on Sunday.

"We are both fighting for the top four, but it is always a big game, regardless of what's at stake".

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Since he was sacked as their boss in December 2015, the "Special One" has been complimentary of his time at Chelsea but when he managed United in 2016 at Stamford Bridge, he wasn't subjected to chants of "you're not special anymore!" from the home fans, to which he held up three fingers to signify how many league titles he delivered.

Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial are pushing for a recalls in attack but I think the Frenchman will get the nod to start against Chelsea with Juan Mata making way. Chelsea initially struggled to get positive results since the turn of the year and the fact that they were without a win in their first four games (in all competitions) is the ideal specimen of it.

And it is reported Pogba's agent, Raiola, is beginning to annoy United officials over his conduct surrounding the player's current role.

Refraining on commenting over his relationship with Conte, Mourinho just called him a "very good manager".

"We must pay great attention because when you play Manchester United you have to know that anything can happen".

Nemanja Matic has backed Romelu Lukaku to achieve big things for Manchester United ahead of his side's Super Sunday clash against Chelsea.

With a fight unlikely to happen, a global football fan base will have to make do with a Premier League encounter at Old Trafford which promises to deliver as many fireworks off the field as it does on it.

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