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Jose Mourinho says life in Manchester a ‘disaster’

The United manager has been living in the top-floor suite of the hotel since being joined with club in the summer, while his family is still in London
Jose Mourinho reportedly said his stint with the club has become a "bit of a disaster"

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho reportedly said his stint with the club has become a “bit of a disaster” as he is still living in the city’s Lowry Hotel without family.

The United manager has been living in the top-floor suite of the hotel since being joined with club in the summer, while his family is still in London.

During an interview with Sky Sports, the 53-year-old Portuguese said: “For me, it’s a bit of a disaster because I want sometimes to walk a little bit and I can’t. I just want to cross the bridge and go to a restaurant. I can’t, so it is really bad.”

“But I have my apps and I can ask for food to also be delivered, which I do sometimes,” he added.

Mourinho’s wife, Tami, and two children are now staying in the family home in Chelsea that is close to his former club.  His daughter, Matilde, is at university in London, while his son, Jose Jr, is with Fulham in a two-year scholarship contract.

“Buy a house? I do not know… I do not know. But the reality is that my daughter will be 20 next week. My son will be 17 in a couple of months. They are very stable… university in London, football in London, friends.”

“So, they are at an age where they can’t chase me like they did before. So, for the first time, the family lives in a different way. We try to feel it, we try to see the evolution of our feelings and see how we cope with the situation,” he added.

Last night, Manchester United defeated its long-time rival Manchester city after United’s Juan Mata scored the only goal of a tight contest at Old Trafford.

The win in Manchester derby is likely to ease pressure on both the team and manager after Chelsea on Sunday smashed the united with a humiliating 4-0 defeat.

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