Man Utd boss Mourinho: I wish Big Sam all the best

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho supports Sam Allardyce’s England appointment.

Mourinho has backed the appointment of Sam Allardyce as England manager – which is expected to be confirmed on Thursday.

“He is a good motivator and can create a good team spirit. I wish him the best,” said Mourinho.

“From my side, I promise to try to make sure the English players are always available in good condition.”

Ex-England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson also backed Allardyce, saying he had always performed in English football.

“I think it is good. Sam’s been in English football for a long time. He’s always been doing very well,” Eriksson told BBC Sport.

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