- Jose Mourinho says his players arre not playing to win games
- The coach says his players need to get out of their comfort zone
- Man Utd are on a 14-match unbeateen run in the Premier League
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says his players need to break out of their "comfort zone" as his side try to make the top four.
The Portugues also questioned the mentality of some of his players n a bizarre exchange with journalists.
Despite a 14-match unbeaten run in the Premier League, three consecutive draws has left United sitting sixth in the table, four points back from the final Champions League qualification place.
Mourinho has been critical of members of his squad throughout the campaign, the Portuguese claiming they are taking longer than expected to adapt to his demands.
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"I don't know the players very well. I didn't know that some players need time to live with this, because it must be part of your natural habitat," he was quoted as saying in the UK media.
"Play to win, responsibility to win, cope with the pressure to win. This is something that has to belong to your natural habitat. For some guys, it doesn't.
"They also need that time to go out of their comfort zone or a zone where they are protected that we assume the objective is not to win, that also takes time."
United are sixth on the Premier League log with 42 points from 23 games. The Red Devils travel to Leicester City in their next Premier League game.