Jose Mourinho: First-half display was art, Manchester United's best for years

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Manchester United moved to within just one point of the top four after easing to a 2-0 victory over Watford at Old Trafford this afternoon.

The result continues United's resurgence in the second-half of the season, as this marks their sixteenth consecutive unbeaten game (nine of which were wins), their longest run since Ferguson's retirement.

During a disastrous 2015-16 season where the Blues finished 10 in the Premier League, Willian was the only Chelsea player to emerge with his reputation enhanced.

English soccer club Manchester United said it was on course to meet its full-year financial targets as it posted an 18 percent rise in second-quarter revenue despite its absence from the lucrative Champions League.

Mourinho also offered up these comments to MUTV, as he described his side's display in their win against Watford as "amazing".

"The fans got behind the team just before we scored the goal because we were phenomenal". We didn't kill with 3-0, we killed tactically and we closed the game because Watford is a good team with good players, very physical.

"Walter [Mazzarri] is a very good coach, the team is very well organised and then they have this capacity of being unsafe on the counter-attack and at set-pieces with a very physical team".

'I'm happy at Chelsea, I feel very good there, like it's my home.

"From this six or seven only one or two are great quality, all the others are the same as the ones we are selling, so we are not going to play this game", Mourinho said. And the first half was wonderful.

Over the last 13 months, two of Willian's teammates for club and country have left the Premier League to join the Chinese Super League.

Man United kept up the pressure on the top four after a comfortable win over Watford at Old Trafford.

United's attacking approach looked slick in the opening stages, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Mata and Henrikh Mkhitaryan all failing to capitalise on half-chances before a deflected Martial shot looped narrowly wide. We know Mourinho better than any other team in the world. I gave him the possibility of a day off to go to Sweden.

It is understood United intend to go to the U.S., although Woodward would speak only on the make-up of the tour.

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