Jose Mourinho hits out at players' attitude after Wolves draw

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Fred's first goal for the club gave them the lead in the 18th minute, but Wolves - who were vastly superior to United for parts of the opening half - deservedly levelled just after the break, with Joao Moutinho finding the net.

"That is the attitude I like my teams to have in every match".

"I thought it was a point deserved, but we had the chances that showed with better decisions we could have won", he said.

"So, they got this season, the Portuguese national team goalkeeper [Rui Patricio], they got [Joao] Moutinho, who is one of the players of the 100 caps club".

"This is something you learn when you are a kid in the academy, you don't need experiences at the highest level to learn that". "That's not the case, and we all know that".

"But I think the happiness, the confidence, the self-esteem was what pushed him to play in our first match against Leicester nearly without training and he played a very good match".

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Martial rightly hoped to start against Wolves, but Sanchez was fortunate to get selected, as he had been in the two previous games which saw victories at Burnley and Watford.

Despite that strong display, Mourinho said he would leave the teenager out of his line-up to face Wolves in the Premier League on Saturday, instead selecting him for Tuesday's League Cup third-round home tie against Championship side Derby.

Manchester United is coming off a Champions League win over Young Boys on Wednesday and looking to win their fourth straight match.

"I want him in this process of adaptation to play totally fresh, so he's not playing tomorrow", said the manager.

"I can't explain difference of attitude because I never had a difference of attitude". I think the happiness, the confidence, the self-esteem was what pushed him to play the first match against Leicester nearly without training and played a very good match. "For me it is hard to explain that", said Mourinho.

By the end of a rare 3pm kick-off at Old Trafford on Saturday, it was the 3,000 Wolves fans singing "We're Wolverhampton, we're on our way back" and "Nuno's the special one" in front of their enthusiastic manager.

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