Manchester United players buzzing with Jose Mourinho methods

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It hasn't exactly taken Portuguese tactician Jose Mourinho too long to change the dynamic at Manchester United. 

The Special One has already secured the services of Eric Bailly, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Zlatan Ibrahimovic in this transfer window, while it also appears that he's intent on bringing France international Paul Pogba to the club. 

But it appears that he's already making an impact on the training ground.


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The United players who weren't involved in a major tournament this summer returned to the training pitch on Wednesday and it seems that they have quickly taken to Mourinho's changes. 

Indeed, the Mirror reports that the ex-Chelsea boss has already scrapped Louis van Gaal's unpopular methods in Manchester. 

Jose changes 

Ex-United boss Van Gaal implemented training-pitch cameras, but Mourinho has already removed them. The report indicates that United stars saw them as a spying device, so it's not exactly surprising that the decision to get rid of them has left them pleased. 

The Mirror also claims that Mourinho has told the team he won't be conducting the post-match evaluation meetings that Van Gaal had brought in. 

United stars buzzing 

A United source has told the Mirror that there's now a great atmosphere at the club and the players are 'absolutely buzzing'. 

The source stated: “The players have been bowled over by the manager already ­inside just a few days – the ­training ground feels alive again and there is a spring in everyone’s step.

“Michael Carrick is one of the senior players but he was saying he wished he was 25 again and facing a few years playing for Mourinho.

“The place is ­absolutely ­buzzing.

"The previous manager was very thorough in his planning and preparation and on the ­training ground but it all felt a little bit regimented.

"Some of the staff have already nicknamed Jose ‘Mr Meticulous’ because of his ­attention to detail – but the mood feels a lot lighter, albeit super-professional.

“The players know Jose will be demanding, but they are excited. They want to be competing for the league title again.”

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