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Mourinho picked Manchester United because they were in need of help

Mourinho picked Manchester United because they were in need of help

- Jose Mourinho says his ability to pick bad clubs led him to deciding to join Manchester United

- The former Chelsea coach inherited Loius Van Gaal's side that finished 5th and won the FA Cup in the previous year

- The Portuguese won the Community Shield, English League Cup and Europa League in his first season at United

Jose Mourinho says he chose to join Manchester United last summer because he loves to join teams in 'big trouble'.

The Portuguese told newspaper Expresso that he has difficulty making easy choices hence the decision to join the Old Trafford outfit.

Mourinho picked Manchester United because they were in need of help

Mourinho joined United for the challenge

Mourinho said he join for the challenge like he did when deciding to join Inter Milan in 2008 and Real Madrid in 2010.

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"I'm terrible at picking teams," claimed Mourinho.

"I always choose teams, as they say in England, in big trouble.

"Inter was in big trouble, Real Madrid was in big trouble, Manchester United in big trouble, that is, always in big trouble."

Mourinho's Man United side lifted both the EFL Cup and Europa League trophy in his debut season at the club.

Mourinho picked Manchester United because they were in need of help

Mourinho lifts the Europa League trophy he won with United

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