Jose Mourinho has suggested quotations attributed to him about the immaturity of four of the Manchester United players were taken out of context.

The United boss gave an interview to Spanish broadcaster Univision through which he discussed the potential of Jesse Lingard, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Luke Shaw while bemoaning the character and ‘rsquo & entourages .

The initial quotes appear to have been poorly translated, and Sport Witness have supplied a more accurate summary of what the Portuguese said.

Mourinho refused to respond other than to indicate his words were twisted, After he was asked about these comments ahead of the clash with Crystal Palace on Saturday.

“I don&rsquo. I don’t play the game of the take out of context and do exactly what you would like.

“I don’t play your game and I don’t have anything to say I don’t lose my time. Next question this side please. ”