Like a virus, Pokemon Go has been indiscriminate in where it has infested.
Even a global superpower like Man Utd has not been immune from its tentacles.
The incredibly addictive game which in a virtual instant acquired the attention of millions has forced the introduction of a new rule at Old Trafford.
According to the Daily Star, a number of Man Utd players are 'fixated' with the game. A source told the paper that Jose Mourinho requires players' attention to be solely focussed on tactics in the build-up to a game. One of the victims of this rule has been Pokemon Go. Playing of the game has been banned for 48 hours prior to a match.
Jose loves having a great relationship with his players and staff, and thinks it’s great for them to chill and relax away from training and games.
He’s still finding his way around Old Trafford and treading carefully.
The only thing he has picked up on which he’s told the lads of is his concern about Pokémon.
He says for 48 hours before a match he wants the guys to leave it alone and concentrate on the tactics he and his staff have been working on in the days before.
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