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Jose Mourinho endures painful Old Trafford return - literally - after Dan James collision

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Jose Mourinho may have been expecting a few hurtful chants on his return to Old Trafford, but the Tottenham coach probably wasn't expecting pain of a physical nature.

Mourinho returned to Old Trafford as a manager for the first time since being sacked by Manchester United almost a year ago, with the new Spurs boss looking for his fourth win in a row.



However, Marcus Rashford's early goal - courtesy of a blunder from goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga - ensured that Mourinho's job of masterminding a win over his former club got that bit harder.



Following Rashford's strike, Mourinho also got involved in the action himself - albeit involuntarily - as the manager was involved in a collision with United winger Dan James.

With James racing after the ball by the touchline, James was wiped out by Spurs midfielder Harry Winks - and that challenge sent James sprawling into Mourinho, with the youngster's head colliding with the coach's shin.

Mourinho rubbed his leg in pain while James needed treatment, but thankfully, both player and manager did not look worse for wear.

Ahead of his return to Old Trafford, Mourinho said: "I feel good, I like to play big matches, I like to play against the best teams and go back to a place where I was happy.
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