• Mourinho: I feared Jones would never recover best form

    Mourinho: I feared Jones would never recover best form

    The centre-back in now back in the Red Devils first team after a nightmare 2015-16 ravaged by physical problems, and his boss is delighted to see him improving.

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho feared defender Phil Jones would never return to his best form due to his injury struggles.

    Jones, 24, is set to start his fourth consecutive game when United host West Ham in the Premier League on Sunday.

    But even Mourinho felt the centre-back would find it hard to recapture his […]

  • Jones: Arsenal draw felt like a 6-0 slapping for Man Utd

    Jones: Arsenal draw felt like a 6-0 slapping for Man Utd

    The Red Devils defender admits dropping two points to a late leveller at Old Trafford made the stalemate feel like a defeat for Jose Mourinho’s men.

    Phil Jones says Manchester United felt like they had been ‘slapped 6-0’ after conceding a late equaliser in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Arsenal.

    The Red Devils had dominated a largely cagey affair at Old Trafford, and edged in front when Juan Mata swept home midway through the second half.

    That effort looked like it would be enough […]

  • Manchester United’s Mourinho hails Jones for Swansea display

    Manchester United’s Mourinho hails Jones for Swansea display

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho praised Phil Jones for his bravery after the defender made his first appearance for the club following ten months out injured.

    Jones played the full 90 minutes for United in their 3-1 win over Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium, having recovered from knee ligament damage. The England defender’s previous first-team appearance had also been against Swansea, on Jan 2, when he was forced off with an ankle problem as United won 2-1 at Old Trafford.

    Mourinho […]

  • He’s back: Forgotten Man United star returns to squad at perfect time

    He’s back: Forgotten Man United star returns to squad at perfect time

    Phil Jones was part of a 21-man Manchester United squad that travelled to Turkey this morning for Thursday’s Europa League fixture with Fenerbahce.

    The 24-year-old is yet to feature for the Red Devils this season and hasn’t played competitively since January.

    The former Blackburn Rovers defender has been plagued by injuries since moving to Old Trafford in 2011 but Mourinho is thought to be an admirer of the centre-back.

    With Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling and Antonio Valencia currently sidelined, Jones’ return will be […]

  • Man U star Phil Jones turns up for training in new customized £200,000 Bentley (photos)

    Man U star Phil Jones turns up for training in new customized £200,000 Bentley (photos)

    Man U star defender Phil Jones was the talk of the Aon Training Complex today as he cruised in for a training session in his custom-built Bentley Onyx. The super-car is valued at £200,000 . The player earns about £50,000 per week.

    Man U star defender Phil Jones was the talk of the Aon Training Complex today as he cruised in for a training session in his custom-built Bentley Onyx. The super-car is valued at £200,000 . The player earns about […]