Will Keane has revealed that Jose Mourinho told him to leave Manchester United this summer.

The 23-year-old forward reportedly cost Premier League side Hull 1m as Keane left on a permanent deal.

United’s academy graduate struggled to establish himself in the first team, heading out on loan on four separate occasions.

Spells in the Championship have led the striker to wanting regular football in the Premier League.

And after signing for Hull, with former United assistant boss Mike Phelan in charge, Keane feels it is the right move.

“I was kind of being realistic with myself and I knew that, with the quality of the lads coming in that I wouldn’t have got the game time that I wanted,” Keane told Sky Sports.

“So he [Mourinho] said that if the right opportunity came about I should take it, and luckily for me that’s here.”

United’s summer transfer business has left them with strong options up front, especially with the arrival of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Ex-England Under-21 international Keane would have had to compete with the likes of Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and skipper Wayne Rooney for a place too.

And with Keane now 23, he is ready to take his new opportunity at Hull having left his boyhood club.



    Related Posts

    Golfer Bhullar Holds One-Shot Lead At Macao Open

    Macau, Oct 21 (IANS) Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar struggled with a three-over 74 in the third and penultimate round as he saw his overnight four-shot...

    Dortmund Held; Leverkusen Rout Monchengladbach

    Berlin, Oct 21 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund settled for a 2-2 away draw on Saturday against Eintracht Frankfurt in a fresh setback in their Bundesliga campaign,...

    We Have To Take our chances against Brazil: German Coach Wueck

    Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Germany coach Christian Wueck on Saturday said his team cannot be as profligate as they were throughout the FIFA Under-17 World...

    United Stunned, City Go 5 Points Clear, Chelse Beat Watford In EPL

    London, Oct 21 (IANS) Promoted Huddesfield stunned record champions Manchester United, while leaders Manchester City thrashed Burnley 3-0 to take a five-point lead and defending...

    Shuttler Srikanth Enters Denmark Open Final

    Odense (Denmark), Oct 21 (IANS) Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth will have the chance to win his third Superseries title of the season as he entered...