The summer season signing, United’s fourth most costly participant of all time, was not even included within the squad to face Arsenal on Wednesday
Jose Mourinho won’t use summer season signing Fred until Manchester United improve on the again.
The 25-year-old grew to become the membership’s fourth most costly participant of all time when he arrived from Shakhtar Donetsk in a £52million deal.
But Fred has struggled at Old Trafford thus far and was not even included in Mourinho’s injury-hit squad for Wednesday’s 2-2 draw with Arsenal.
“You know, step by step,” Mourinho mentioned of Fred’s adaptation. “You have additionally different gamers in different golf equipment that wanted their time and you’ve got a few of them that play even lower than what Fred is enjoying.
“I think Fred when the team is defensively stronger and doesn’t need in midfield people that are more worried in giving some balance to the team than being involved in creation and attacking dynamic, the day we are stronger defensively I think the horizons for Fred change completely.”
United, who’re with no win in 4 Premier League video games, welcome Fulham to Old Trafford on Sunday.
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Mourinho was fast to heap reward on new Cottagers boss Claudio Ranieri and warned that the fixture gained’t be as straightforward as Fulham’s league place would possibly counsel.
“I want to be positive and think we are going to win,” added Mourinho. “But if we don’t, give credit score to the people who deserve credit score. The sport will not be going to be 11 in opposition to zero, it’s going to be 11 in opposition to 11, good gamers within the different aspect.
“The position, the points sometimes don’t say much about the real potential of the team, of one of the two most important managers in the history of the Premier League, so they have the potential to come here tomorrow and to give us a very difficult match.”