Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

Diogo Dalot is still optimistic about Manchester United’s season

Diogo Dalet crosses for Man Utd Jose Mourinho said Man Utd had found their right-back for the next 10 years after Diogo Dalot's performance Credit Getty Images
Cary Erickson | 08 December, 2018, 18:15

"The next step, I think, is with us".

"I think it is our main goal for now to get into the top four and we are going to fight for that and I think are will get there".

Lingard's exertions came at a cost, though, as a groin injury that he had carried since Russian Federation lied him low for a month, with the attacking midfielder only scoring his first United goal of the season when securing Wednesday's 2-2 draw at home to Arsenal. The fans can see that we're back to our best and you can see that too on the pitch.

The centre-back has not featured for the first team since rupturing his Achilles in the Europa League semi-final second leg against Atletico Madrid in May, with the injury ruling him out of France's World Cup squad.

"Obviously it got to a point where I couldn't carry on, so that break did me well and I am raring to go now". It was an enjoyable summer and a good season for me on a personal level last season.

"The best news for me is [being] calm, but the doctors are looking at him and they are going to communicate with us".

Jose Mourinho has had a tough start to the season, but Diogo Dalot is thrilled to be playing under his compatriot (Martin Rickett/PA).

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Asked if he has enjoyed such a lengthy undefeated streak previously in his managerial career, the former Sevilla and Paris St Germain boss said: "I can't remember - maybe yes, maybe not". "So, for me, it was good to learn the language well and quickly".

Meanwhile the Spaniard warned that the diagnosis for Rob Holding's knee injury "is not good".

The 30-year-old playmaker is being treated for a back problem and manager Unai Emery has hinted that he could be passed fit on Friday if he comes through sessions with the club's physiotherapist unscathed. "It was a hard game", Papastathopoulos said.

Burnley took the lead at Turf Moor through Jack Cork - but three second-half goals from James Milner, Roberto Firmino and Xherdan Shaqiri wrapped up an impressive comeback win for the Reds.

"Today it's very early because this morning we have been working, but with the players who didn't play yesterday".

"Our focus is to get into the first four".

"And we want confidence in every match and we are improving in this".