Zlatan Ibrahimovic got 17 as part of 28 in all competitions before his campaign was ended early by a knee ligament injury.
The club resisted the temptation to fire legendary manager Arsene Wenger, giving him a two-year contract extension instead, but despite the new deal and positives from last season, Wenger's seat is red-hot.
And during Mourinho's first pre-match press conference of the 2017/18 Premier League season, he explained where things now stood between Ibrahimovic and United.
"He's injured, he needs time to recover", added Mourinho. What we had was midfielders, wingers, scoring, central defenders scoring goals at set pieces.
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A performance like this, maybe somewhat hard to come by with the amount of action he will surely face. Yet the suspicion remains Conte enjoys the adversity he believes his club to be facing.
Another player sent out on loan by Chelsea, the 22-year-old Loftus-Cheek looks sure to get plenty more first-team action at Palace either in central midfield or in the No. 10 role behind the striker.
That's all for now, we'll be back around 2:30PM (UK time) to round-up on the day's events so far and get stuck into the 3PM fixtures!
"It's going to be emotional to be in my old house against my old club, of course".
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I want the team to be on a par with the club's history, which is something I've been lucky enough to feel at every club. He is made for the Premier League".
"I will just go with everything I have to try to win every match we play". A When we won our first EPL title in 2005, it finally felt like it was the beginning of a new era of success for the club.
Deji's brother shared his photo on Twitter and revealed that won't be the kid's last medal as he hopes to win more in his football career.
Ibrahimovic has continued his rehabilitation at United's training ground and has even stuck around to help out some of the younger Red Devils players during preseason, according to midfielder Paul Pogba. Maybe it will take another season for the squad to mature together before challenging for "Ol' Big Ears" again.
The former Blues striker told the Daily Mail: "Conte has said that he wants to avoid a "Mourinho season". Chelsea, without European football, were able to run away with the title, as Leicester managed to do the season before. Everton's Merseyside rivals Liverpool have a tricky start to the campaign at Watford, who are under new manager Marco Silva after the Portuguese joined the London club having failed to keep Hull City in the top flight last season.
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