Man Utd legends Paul Scholes and Rio Ferdinand criticise Jose Mourinho again

Man Utd legends Paul Scholes and Rio Ferdinand criticise Jose Mourinho again

Man Utd legends Paul Scholes and Rio Ferdinand criticise Jose Mourinho again

Nevertheless, Lukaku has become a trusted Mourinho lieutenant at Old Trafford, having played over 50 games in all competitions last season, scoring 27 goals. "And the year where I didn't play Champions League I won the Europa League twice".

Mourinho, who shares agent Jorge Mendes with De Gea, has backed the player to sign a new contract.

That man is, of course, David de Gea.

Jose Mourinho explains the emotions behind throwing a drinks rack after Manchester United's victor against Young Boys and says he is proud of his side's performance.

"He is a world-class goalkeeper, probably the best in the world, and that's exactly what you need if you want to be a big club that wins things".

Manchester United, one of - if the - biggest club in Europe, are now closer to the relegation battle than they are to the Premier League title race.

Lukaku did add, however, that he was one of Mourinho's "favourites" in the United squad.

Sanchez was dropped from United’s squad for Tuesday’s 1-0 win over Young Boys
Sanchez was dropped from United’s squad for Tuesday’s 1-0 win over Young Boys Credit GETTY IMAGES

Last week Mourinho complained about the "mentality" and "lack of aggression" in the modern player, name-checking Shaw and some of his teammates, but the the 23-year-old was not fazed by his comments.

" The best attacking teams in the world play attacking football". "It is very hard for us to score goals".

Mourinho has pointed to his accomplishments a few times lately.

Phil Jones is preferred ahead of Eric Bailly as the England global replaces the injured Victor Lindelof alongside Chris Smalling at the back and Nemanja Matic keeps his place in midfield.

Mourinho defended his decision to drop Pogba and Lukaku by referring to the clamour for Rashford to get more starts up front by certain sections of the English media. United had 21 shots in total, but it was De Gea who had to make the most important saves.

The home side's best effort came in the opening minutes of the match when Marcus Rashford's chip from Jesse Lingard's through ball was sent over the bar. Not many of them were there. Still, it was a goal and a win, something United hadn't managed at home in Europe this season.

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