- Jose Mourinho believes England have good players that can win the 2018 World Cup
- Four of his men at Manchester United will play for England at this year's tournament
- The players are Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard, Phil Jones and Ashley Young
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes the English national football team have the quality to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament which will start on June 14.
The last time the Three Lions of England won the World Cup title was in 1966 and Jose Mourinho has now backed them for glory in this year's championship.
Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard, Phil Jones and Ashley Young are the four Manchester United players that are in England squad for their campaign in Russia.
And the man known as the Special One has backed his players to help England end 52 years of hurt by bringing the trophy home.
“England have a good group of young but experienced players.
“All of them play in the best domestic competition in the world in the Premier League. All of them playing in the best teams.
“All of them having experience of playing in the Champions League.
“So yes, I think they can do it,'' Mourinho who will be a pundit in Russia explained according to the report by Daily Star UK.
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England will face Tunisia in their first game on Monday, June 18, and they will be full of confidence after two comfortable wins in their final warm up games.
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho tipped the Super Eagles of Nigeria to reach the knock out stages of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
But the ex Chelsea and Real Madrid manager believes Gernot Rohr's men will finish as Runners up in Group D behind Argentina.
Nigeria who are three time African champions will face Croatia on Saturday, June 16, in their first game at the Russia 2018 World Cup tournament.
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