Jose Mourinho feared missing out on the signing of Diogo Dalot


Mourinho believes Dalot can be the suitable back again for a long time to come (Photo: Getty)

Jose Mourinho has uncovered Manchester United feared lacking out on the signing of Diogo Dalot in the summer time.

The Red Devils signed Dalot from Porto in the summer on a 5-year deal for a charge of £19 million.

The 19-year-outdated had an injuries at the time which intended his playing time at United so far this season has been constrained, generating just five appearances so much.

Having said that, Mourinho thinks the harm played in the club’s favour as much less sides were being keen to just take a danger and compete with United for Dalot’s signature.

‘It was a pity he had that harm in Porto in May perhaps,’ Mourinho mentioned. ‘I imagine probably other clubs wouldn’t signal him when he had knee surgery.

‘We did it because we did not want to get rid of him mainly because of an personal injury we considered could be fixed.

Dalot is commencing to settle into lifestyle at Previous Trafford (Photograph: Getty)

‘Now we have him, he has a great deal to discover, 19-years-previous, but physically he’s compact, he’s already a good entire body, technically extremely great, happy boy, taking part in soccer, goes forward all the time, great crossing.

‘Of study course we are very content, now it’s December and he’s going to get additional prospects to enjoy and to get expertise and to be what we considered when we purchased him, which is that he can be Manchester United’s proper-back for the upcoming 10 decades.’

Dalot performed the comprehensive 90 minutes in United’s impressive 4-1 gain above Fulham on Saturday, nevertheless, he was specified a yellow card.

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