Bonucci: I turned down Man United to return to Juventus

Lynette Rowe
October 22, 2018

However, the Seria A champions confirmed Can's injury on Sunday on their official website, saying he may miss the Champions League clash with United.

At a press conference, the Portuguese told reporters: "The players you saw are the ones who are available".

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The five-time Ballon d'Or victor made his name in Manchester, but showed no mercy on his last visit when he and Mourinho teamed up to dump United out of the Champions League in 2013.

United host Juve in a Champions League on Tuesday, which will see the 33-year-old back at Old Trafford as an opposition player once again, after he scored to help Real Madrid knock United out of the 2013 competition.

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And Mourinho is well aware of the challenge he faces in setting up a defence that has conceded 16 times in the Premier League already this season to stop the top scorer in the Champions League for the past six seasons.

"For the last five years or so they've been real contenders to win the title".

'With Manchester City when I received that offer [in 2016] I actually talked to the club, I talked to Juventus and we decided that it was good for me to stay and to keep on winning with Juventus.

Sanchez was named on the bench for the 2-2 draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday and came on as an 85th-minute substitute. The game will start at 12 p.m. ET. "We are in a great position and a win tomorrow will go a long way".

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