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Mourinho denies reports of scouting trip to Croatia: 'I have no hidden cause'

Jose Mourinho did not attend Friday's match between Croatia and Ukraine in a scouting capacity, the Manchester United boss says. Instead, he was there to soak up the sunshine.

The United manager was in Zagreb for Croatia's 1-0 win in World Cup qualifying -- a result which saw them retain their place atop the Group I table.

His visit elicited suggestions he was on hand to meet with the representatives of Inter Milan star Ivan Perisic, who did not play due to suspension.

Was Jose Mourinho in Croatia in search of talent?

However Mourinho denied the idea after the match, telling HNTV: "I have no hidden cause, I just came to enjoy my free days and visit some friends like Predrag Mijatovic and Davor Suker.

"I know everyone believes I came to watch some players, but in today's football you don't have to travel around in order to see some players, I know all of them well.

"I came as a person that wants to relax and enjoy the nice weather, unlike the rain in Manchester..."

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