Jose Mourinho praised the influence of central defenders Eric Bailly and Phil Jones as Manchester United resisted Southampton's pressure in Saturday's 1-0 victory at St Mary's.
After Romelu Lukaku's 20th-minute finish had given United the lead, they struggled to perform with the same fluent authority that has inspired their fine start to the season.
That Southampton remained goalless owed much to the form of Bailly and Jones.
And asked about their performances, Mourinho said: "Very good, and also...
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With all the noise surrounding Alexis Sanchez's potential departure from Arsenal in the summer window, the future of teammate Mesut Ozil -- in a similar contract situation -- was somewhat under the radar.
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