Manchester United Manager, Jose Mourinho has been crying for all to hear that he need the players with enough talent to compete against Pep Guardiola and his million dollar squad.

While his prayers are almost being answered, it appears there is a group of people keen to see his dream end in futility.

Jerome Boateng has been encouraged to shun a move to Manchester United - by his Bayern Munich team-mates.

The 29-year-old is highly thought of among the squad and left-back David Alaba said the team would "all be sad" if the defender left the club.

Boateng has played for Bayern since his switch from Manchester City in 2011.

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Franck Ribery reiterated Alaba's thoughts and said: "I've been playing with Jerome for many years now,"

"I hope he'll stay with us because he's an important player. To me, he's one of the best central defenders in the world."

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