Jose Mourinho enjoys Wenger dig at first media conference

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho had a pop at Arsenal rival Arsene Wenger during today’s introductory media conference.

The 53-year-old met the media on Tuesday morning for his first press conference at Old Trafford since succeeding Louis van Gaal in May.

Mourinho is well aware of the job he is taking on but the super-confident Portuguese is not over-awed by the task of restoring the Red Devils’ fortunes – despite the “disaster” which was the final few months of his Chelsea reign last season.

“There are some managers who last won a title 10 years ago, some of them the last time was never. The last time I won a title was one year ago,” he said.

“I play against myself. I feel I have to prove not to the others but to myself.

“I will never be able to work without success – that is my nature. I always have to find the reasons why I have so many questions.

“That is why I could not approach this job in a defensive point of view by saying the best we did was fourth and the FA Cup. I can’t go there.

“In the last three years (under David Moyes and Van Gaal) I want to forget. I don’t want the players to start by thinking we have to do better.

“Doing better is to finish fourth. I want to be aggressive – we want to win.”

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