Manchester United trio could seek exits following Jose Mourinho arrival

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Jose Mourinho has became the Manchester United boss this week, replacing Louis van Gaal.

Mourinho will want to build on United's recent FA Cup win, and rekindle life at Old Trafford, which has been seemingly low ever since the departure of legendary figure Sir Alex Ferguson.

Both David Moyes and Van Gaal have struggled to bring the glory days to Old Trafford, resulting in both of them getting the sack.


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Up step Mourinho. The former Chelsea manager will have a big job to turn United back into the force they once were, but with his confidence and his managerial ability, there is a positive atmosphere around Old Trafford once more.

However, new managers bring change and for some players, this appointment could bring bad news.

Here are three players that could leave Old Trafford following the arrival of Mourinho.

Marcos Rojo

Mourinho likes to build his team from the back, being solid in defensive will be vital in his eyes. However, Marcos Rojo doesn't provide the defensive stability the United boss will be looking for.

Since arriving at Old Trafford two years ago, Rojo has suffered a injury-stricken spell under Louis van Gaal.

Lack of physical strength, too many mistakes, not good enough for the Premier League. Rojo could be the first to leave in the summer.

Juan Mata

Mata is no stranger to Mourinho, after the former Chelsea manager sold the Spaniard to Manchester United back in 2014.

It's no secret that Mourinho doesn't rate Mata, despite the midfielder having a good goal scoring record and a knack of being in the right place at the right time.

Mourinho will be looking for a 'Frank Lampard' at United, someone who can be the core of their midfield.

Does Juan Mata provide that? Probably not, therefore his days there could be numbered.

Bastian Schweinsteiger

Undoubtedly one of the biggest flops of the season, Schweinsteiger was greeted at Old Trafford with open arms.

However, the former Bayern Munich man struggled with the pace of the league, and could be seen as surplus to requirements by Mourinho.

At 31, Schweinsteiger is unlikely to improve greatly, yet another reason Jose may wave goodbye to the German. 

So there are just three players that could struggle to impress Jose Mourinho once he takes over at Manchester United and sees them through pre-season.

Who do YOU think could be in danger? Have YOUR say in the comment section below!

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