06/04/2018 14:43, Report by Adam Higgins

Jose Mourinho addressed the media on Friday afternoon ahead of Saturday’s Manchester derby against City at the Etihad Stadium.

The United boss discussed a range of topics at the Aon Training Complex, including the sad passing of Ray Wilkins, what the Manchester derby means and where the Reds currently stand in the Premier League.

Read the main points from his interview with MUTV and his press conference below…

“Obviously [it was] sad news. I had some contact with Ray [Wilkins] through his connection with Chelsea and I met him a few times and I always had a positive relationship with him, so obviously I feel sad. During this difficult process with him passing away, I managed to have contact with his family through his son, so I know exactly how they feel about their father and obviously I feel sorry.”

“Probably because of my age and because of my generation, I met Ray the player and then obviously he was a coach and a football man. He was a brilliant player in a great generation of very good English players and then he was a Chelsea man for many years, connected with the coaching staff and then as an opponent, because I think the last time he was coaching was with Aston Villa, if I’m not wrong. I always had a positive relationship with him and finally as a pundit, I always felt he was an…

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