"He was having a problem for three weeks, he's having problems that are stopping him to play for his club and then he plays for his club in extreme conditions because it's a big match against Chelsea. "And then he goes to the national team and he comes home with an ongoing injury that everyone knows is an ongoing injury." Mourinho said he had been "naive" to let Jones join up with England and suggested other clubs were being over-protective of their players. "You have always some clubs where their players always have something," he said.
Jose Mourinho says he is "naive" and "oo pure" as he hit out at Gareth Southgate and England over their treatment of Phil Jones.https://t.co/gvJmqUMQi3 pic.twitter.com/ZbuYQs8HeA — Sky Sports PL ? (@SkySportsPL) November 16, 2017
"It could be a fingernail, a little flu, a problem with the little toe, and they withdraw, and they stay with their clubs and they have their holidays and they have their rest. "Then, there are always the clubs where the mangers are naive, too pure, and they say you have to go and they go and sometimes they pay the price. "I want to see this next weekend if the players that were not going to the national team are going to play. "(Chelsea's Danny) Drinkwater? (Manchester City's Fabian) Delph? The only one that is not playing is Phil Jones."
Jose Mourinho hits out over England playing crocked Phil Jones in friendly against Germany https://t.co/GwUL2snNnP— MailOnline Sport (@MailSport) November 16, 2017