Arsenal legend-turned-pundit, Ian Wright feels Manchester United could offer a strong challenge for the Premier League title in the backend of the season.
The Red Devils have won their last four outings in the top flight with ease, and this has seen them close the gap to Arsenal, who hold the final Champions League place.
While speaking on BBC Radio Five Live (Via The Star), Wright had some pleasant words to say about Mourinho and believes the club are coming together at the right time of the season.
“United didn’t start off brilliantly and they’ve been trying to get themselves going,” he said.
“Mourinho was working out his best team and who was going to play where.
“He’s got something with Rojo and Jones at the back. Pogba is playing brilliantly. I think Mkhitaryan is the long-term replacement for Wayne Rooney.
“You know that with the quality of players they have, now they’ve got it going, you have to say Man United will be in and around it [at the end of the season].”
Manchester United will be seeking to attain their fifth consecutive league victory when they host a defence-minded Middlesbrough on New Year’s Eve.