• Football is not a science: Cantona begs fans to give Mourinho time

    Football is not a science: Cantona begs fans to give Mourinho time

    Manchester United legend Eric Cantona has urged Jose Mourinho to “hang in there” amid criticism over his start to life at Old Trafford.

    Mourinho has won just eight of 16 matches so far and has started off worse than either predecessors David Moyes or Louis van Gaal, but Cantona insists that he must be patient.

    “I understand your frustration,” Cantona said in his role as ‘Football Commissioner’ for Eurosport.

    “The Special One [Mourinho], the Swedish One [Zlatan Ibrahimovic], the expensive one [Paul Pogba], […]