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Jose Mourinho only focused on finishing second ahead of derby

(Ah Fat Talk Ball) - Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said his motivation ahead of his side's derby clash with Manchester City on Saturday is solely on ensuring his side take a step closer to finishing second in the Premier League.

United travel across the city to the Etihad Stadium trailing their great rivals City by 16 points, knowing that defeat will ensure City secure their third league title in record time.

However, preventing City from breaking that record with six games to spare is not something Mourinho is focusing on, the Portuguese said. Instead, he is only concerned with his own side's aspirations.

Mourinho was particularly guarded when asked whether he felt United had beaten City to the signing of Alexis Sanchez in January.

City almost signed Sanchez last summer, having made a bid for the Chile international, and it was reported in the British press that City would come back with a fresh bid in January.

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