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Mourinho faced the press ahead of tomorrow's season opener against Leicester City, though the major topic of information was whether or not United would strengthen their squad.

Indeed, players who are free agents can also be signed up until the August 31 deadline, meaning the Seasiders and Town will have no need to stress if they can't bring in any new faces before the August 9 window closes.

Sources told ESPN FC on Wednesday that while United were still pursuing a centre-back, but the chase has become problematic during the final hours of the window.

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Mourinho sounded pessimistic that he would make any last-minute signings when talking to media on Thursday.

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"I am still expecting them to be very strong this season, and I actually think that, along with Liverpool, they will be a lot closer to Manchester City this time".

The Reds will start the new Premier League campaign with a clash against West Ham United at Anfield on Sunday.

Sergio Romero, Valencia, Marcos Rojo, Dalot, Ander Herrera and Matic are all injured for Leicester's visit, while Mourinho needs to check on the fitness of those that returned late from the World Cup.

"They returned on Monday". Is not an opportunity, is a match, an important match, we would prefer to have a couple more days but decision was to be first to play and that's it.

Pre-season has clearly been a frustrating time for Mourinho, while a perceived lack of respect for leading his side to second spot last term has got under his skin.

"So it's hard for me to understand or to feel or to believe that we finished second, which I keep saying that I - and sometimes it's also hard to believe - that I won eight championships and three Premier Leagues".

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