Jose Mourinho’s stint in charge of Manchester United has had its fair share of ups and downs since he took the reins from Louis van Gaal back in 2016.
Under the Portuguese the Red Devils have finished second in the Premier League – their highest position since sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement – and have won the Europa League for the first time in their history.
But they’ve also fallen well behind rivals Manchester City and Liverpool and already appear to be out of the title race.
Mourinho has previously spoken out on how much he has to spend on new players at United, and pointed to the fact Pep Guardiola appears to have unlimited funds at his disposal.
Speaking on Sky Sports after Sunday’s derby defeat by Man City, the Portuguese brought attention to this once again as he revealed his difficult task at United.
Mourinho revealed how he feels he has to rebuilt this current Red Devils squad to have any chance of turning them back into title contenders.
But unlike Guardiola, he doesn’t have the luxury of money to help him in his quest.
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"If I need a full-back and I buy four, it is easier," Mourinho said. "If I need a full-back because I am not happy with Luke Shaw’s level, the easiest thing is to buy four. Some clubs can buy four.
"We didn’t buy a left-back for three years, we were wishing and working with Luke to be that left-back. But during that process we played Matteo Darmian, we played Ashley Young, we played Marcos Rojo. We didn’t buy four.
"There is a difference. To buy four you only need good scouting and money – to make players takes more time."
So how much money has Mourinho spent since he took the helm at United?
Below are the 10 players the Red Devils manager parted money with to sign, and how much they set the club back.
Eric Bailly: £30m
Henrikh Mkhitaryan: £26m
Paul Pogba: £89m
Romelu Lukaku: £75m
Nemanja Matic: £40m
Alexis Sanchez: £30m
Victor Lindelof: £31m
Lee Grant: £1.5m
Diogo Dalot: £19m
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