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ManchesterUnitedappeartoavertedthecrisisthatwasdevelopinginthewakeofarecentrunofthreesuccessivedefeats,butthereisstillplentyofroomforimprovementatOldTrafford。

JoseMourinhoquestionedthepersonalityofhisplayersaftertheylost3-1atWatfordtwoweekendsagoandthePortuguesedisplayedsomeofthehauntedlookthatcharacterisedhisfatefullastfewmonthsatChelsea。

However,threestraightwinsacrossthreecompetitionssincehavegonesomewaytolighteningthemoodandlastSaturday’s4-1PremierLeaguewinoverchampionsLeicesterwasparticularlyemphatic,andmeansthatUnitedsitinthetopsixastheypreparetohostwinlessStokeonSunday。

Thursday’s1-0EuropaLeaguegroup-stagewinoverUkrainianminnowsZoryaLuhanskwasratherlessimpressive,butitdidatleastdemonstratethatMourinho’sabilitytodigoutscrappyvictoriesappearstohavereturnedfollowinghistroublesatChelsealastseason。

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Anabilitytogrindoutpositiveresultsunderpressuremaybevital,giventhatUnitedhavetestingleaguetripstoLiverpoolandChelseaduringOctober,aswellasaEuropaLeaguemeetingwithTurkishclubFenerbahce。

“Everygameismassive,”Mourinhosaid。

“Watfordwasmassive。

WelostthreepointsagainstWatford。

NodifferenttothethreepointswelostagainstManchesterCity。

Soeverygameformeisimportant。

You’reright,wehavesomebigopponentsinOctober。

Butthat’salsoamotivation。



ThebiggestquestionMourinhohasfacedsincetakingchargeatOldTraffordinMayiswhattodoaboutWayneRooney。

ThereislittledoubtthattheEnglandcaptain’spowersareonthewaneandhisperformancesthisseasonhavebeenpoor。

MourinhohasrespondedbyusingRooneyonlyasasubstituteforthelasttwomatches。

TheforwardwasgivenjustsevenminutesagainstLeicester,buthadslightlylongeronThursdayanddidatleastclaimaninadvertentassist,withhismis-hitshotbouncingupforZlatanIbrahimovictoheadin。

JesseLingard,JuanMataandMarcusRashfordhavetakenthethreeattackingrolesbehindIbrahimovicforthelasttwomatches,andmaywellbeselectedagaintofaceStoke,althoughAnthonyMartialisanothercontender。

MidfielderHenrikhMkhitaryanisbackintrainingafterathighproblem,althoughdefenderLukeShawwillbeassessedaftermissingThursday’smatchbecauseofillness。

Witharelativelystablesquadtopickfrom,Mourinho’sconcernisensuringthatStokedonotcatchhisteambysurprise。

Hesaid:“I’msurethatintheendofMay,theywillbeinthe‘Stokearea’inthetable。

Theywillbethere。

Thetableisjustamoment,justaperiod,andtheywillgetoveritforsure。



Stokearestilllookingforafirstvictoryoftheseasonwhiletheircaptain,RyanShawcross,willcomefacetofacewiththemanwhowreckedhisonechanceininternationalfootball。

IbrahimovicscoredfourgoalsforSwedenagainstEnglandin2012includingthreeduringShawcross’s15-minuteappearanceasasubstitute。

Thatwasthedefender’sonlyinternationalappearancetodateandStokemanagerMarkHugheshascalledonhisskippertoproveapointatOldTrafford。

“He’shadtocarrythosemomentsforaverylongtime,”saidHughes。

“Clearlyit’saffectedpeople’sviewofhimasapotentialinternationalonamoreregularbasis。

“It’sanopportunitytomaybeputtobedafewissuesandghostsfromthepastlet’shopehehasagoodperformance。

“There’snoreasonwhyheshouldn’t,he’sgettingbacktoform。

“ButclearlyZlatanisanoutstandingplayerwho’scometotheseshoreslateinhiscareerbutitdoesn’tlooklikeanyofhistalenthaswaned。

“Ryan’sabigpersonalityandabigplayer。

Ithinkhe’llrelishtheopportunity。