Jose Mourinho won't turn to £52million Fred until Manchester United can defend

Rob Holding is stretchered off at Old Trafford

He has made just six Premier League appearances since his £52m move from Shakhtar Donetsk in the summer and was not even among the substitutes for the 2-2 draw with Arsenal on Wednesday.

Matteo Darmian denied there was any rift between Jose Mourinho and his players following Manchester United's 2-2 draw with Arsenal at Old Trafford.

Mourinho says he is reluctant to play the midfielder until he gets used to the Premier League and becomes better at positional discipline because the United defence needs protection.

United are 18 points behind league leaders Manchester City and eight behind the Champions League places. We wanted to win but we can feel this point is good. "You have some of them that play even less than what Fred is playing".

"I know only two days [until the next match] is not easy, Fulham are in the same situation as us but probably the way they are coming to play or try to play will not demand as much from them as us but no excuses", Mourinho said. For me it is very good.

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Mourinho is expecting a hard afternoon against the Cottagers, whose boss Claudio Ranieri he described as "one of the two most important managers in the history of the Premier League" on the eve of the game.

"Training session, 11 o'clock will give us some answers, Smalling, Jones, Martial, Bailly".

'But in this case I think it is just a confirmation with the numbers was the match where my team the globality of the 10 players run more and run more with higher intensity too.

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After his poor performance in the 2-2 draw with Southampton last Saturday, Pogba was dropped by Mourinho for Arsenal's visit to Old Trafford and was only brought on with 15 minutes remaining.

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