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To work with Jose Mourinho, who has won so many trophies in his time as a coach, is an opportunity not to be missed.
Michael Carrick helps me a lot day-to-day. We always talk and he tries to help me with my positioning on the field. He’s someone who always talks to me, which is important for adapting my football to the Premier League.
Versatility, quality, good passing… I think all that catches coaches’ eyes.
It would be a dream to follow Fernandinho’s footsteps, because he is my role model.
Anderson is a really lively guy, a really cheerful guy.
England is the most competitive league in the world.
Some critics are pointless – but many can offer me lessons.
I’m really happy to be working with Jose Mourinho. He’s a great person and he’s always keen to communicate with the squad and help people to be communicative regarding what they’re to do on the pitch.
I have already worked Dunga. He helped me at Internacional, making me a more defensive midfielder. But I can play as a first or second midfielder, like I do at Shakhtar.
I’m learning day by day.
I just want to continue doing what I’m doing, playing well and starting the games – but I want to score, too.
We have to shut up and work on the pitch.
We are all the same regardless of skin colour, hair and gender. We came from the same place and we all go to the same place when it’s all said and done.
Unfortunately, defeats are part of the game.
It’s an honour to be on the radar of great European coaches.
I have dreams of playing in major clubs in Europe.
I always watched a lot of English football. It has always been really strong.
I feel really grateful to the Man United fans and whenever I’m on the pitch I’ll aim to do my best for all the fans to get the win and make them happy.
I want to be a big player and be part of the history of Man United. I already am, but I want to make history here at the club and to win some trophies, so that is my goal at Man United.
I know all young players have to work hard.
If we don’t believe in ourselves, who else will?
I don’t think anyone likes to draw very much, we will always go in to win.
My family have always supported me to develop my football.
Ole has helped me a lot. He had a lot of chats with me.
My mum left her job to allow me to pursue my dreams, coming along with me. But the person who really inspired me was my grandfather. He’ll always have a very special place in my heart.
For a club like Manchester United, it’s not a good season without a title.
You will not build a team with 11 players.
I don’t say that there is a lot of difference between Fred from Shakhtar and Manchester, we are adapting. Here at United, I score a little more, I improved a lot. I think that is the main difference.
We need to treat all games equally and go after the wins because we need to keep improving.
I played for Atletico and Internacional and then moved to Ukraine with Shakhtar Donetsk. My family supported me a lot and I’m very thankful for them.
It’s a huge club with great history and it’s a real honour to perform for United.
My wife talks a lot with Fernandinho and Ederson’s wives.
I have a big heart.
It’s been a bit of a difficult start for me at United because I have not been playing so much. I had a lot of games in Shakhtar, but it’s a little bit different here.
I have changed a few things since playing in Europe, and for the better.
I know that I have to run all the game and don’t stop or I will be useless to the team.
Sometimes it is good to hear criticism because you are more attentive.
The English league is difficult and has lots of big clubs but I think the derbies are the best games to play so, when we see the fixture list, we look at those games first.
I think I am strong on the field, I am versatile, I can play in several midfield positions. Some coaches like that, it grabs their attention, it is a big deal for me.
I’m very grateful to all my family, especially my mum of course.
For me, I think the toughest player I came up against was Messi; he’s out of this world, he’s a genius. For me he’s the best in the world, a great player and I think he’s the toughest opponent I’ve played against.
I’m very happy at Shakhtar.
Pogba is a great player.
I’m really happy to have got married and, thanks to Manchester United, I was able to get my whole family together with my wife on the day.
For me, Manchester United means greatness.