• Jose Mourinho: It’s unfair that worse teams are above us

    Jose Mourinho: It’s unfair that worse teams are above us

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has labelled it unfair that teams he believes are inferior to his side are higher in the Premier League table.

    United, who have drawn six of their 14 league matches, are in sixth position going into Sunday’s home game with fifth-placed Tottenham Hotspur, 13 points adrift of Mourinho’s former club Chelsea who are top of the table.

    “I find it unfair,” the Portuguese told Sky Sports on Friday. “I find that we should have many more points […]

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic admits Europa League football is killing him

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic admits Europa League football is killing him

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic has admitted Manchester United’s involvement in the Europa League is ‘killing him’.

    The Swedish veteran scored for the fifth game in succession to take his overall tally for the season to 13 goals in all competitions during Thursday’s 2-0 win over Zorya, which ensured Jose Mourinho’s side qualified for the knockout stage of Europe’s second tier competition.

    Ibrahimovic’s return to form followed an uncharacteristic barren run of one goal in just 11 games and he conceded United’s hectic schedule, complicated […]

  • Mourinho shows frustration: ‘They don’t listen to me’

    Mourinho shows frustration: ‘They don’t listen to me’

    Jose Mourinho expressed his annoyance at two unnecessary yellow cards that Manchester United picked up late on in their 2-0 victory over Zorya Luhansk in the Europa League on Thursday night.

    Goals from Henrikh Mkitaryan and Zlatan Ibrahimovic saw the Red Devils safely through to the last 32 of the competition.

    Despite controlling much of the game, United let their Ukrainian opponents back into the match in the last 15 minutes and Mourinho expressed his disappointment at the late part of their […]

  • Mkhitaryan: I waited a long time for this

    Mkhitaryan: I waited a long time for this

    Manchester United secured Europa League progression courtesy of goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan was relieved to end a long wait for his first Manchester United goal in Thursday’s Europa League victory at Zorya.

    Having signed from Borussia Dortmund in July, the playmaker has had to overcome injury problems and criticism from manager Jose Mourinho prior to winning his place in the team.

    He netted his first goal for the club in his 11th appearance with a brilliant solo effort […]

  • Zorya 0 Manchester United 2: Mkhitaryan magic sends Mourinho’s men through

    Zorya 0 Manchester United 2: Mkhitaryan magic sends Mourinho’s men through

    Manhester United needed a point for Europa League progression, but they got all three courtesy of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored his first Manchester United goal as Jose Mourinho’s men won 2-0 at Zorya to seal their place in the Europa League knockout stages.

    The Armenia international made the difference with a wonderful solo effort early in the second half as he continues to impress in his first consistent run in the team since joining from Borussia Dortmund in […]

  • Premier League: I’m not the best coach in the world, admits United boss Mourinho

    Premier League: I’m not the best coach in the world, admits United boss Mourinho

    Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho, has said he is not the best coach in the world.

    The former Chelsea manager was reacting to Zorya coach Yuriy Vernydub’s comments, that the Portuguese is the best tactician around these days.

    United play Zorya in their final Europa League group fixture on Thursday night and Vernydub admitted they were nervous ahead of the clash in Odessa.

    “It’s nice to say that,” Mourinho, who was named FIFA Coach of the Year in 2010, told a media conference […]

  • Mkhitaryan: I’m to blame for my slow start, not Mourinho

    Mkhitaryan: I’m to blame for my slow start, not Mourinho

    After finally getting a run in the Manchester United first team under, the Armenia international is determined to keep impressing the Portuguese coach.

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan says he was at fault for taking longer than expected to earn a first-team berth at Manchester United, not Jose Mourinho.

    The Armenia international arrived at Old Trafford from Borussia Dortmund with high expectations after being named the Bundesliga Players’ Player of the Year for 2015-16.

    He struggled to adapt, though, and was hauled off at half-time on […]

  • Why Paul Pogba WON’T win Ballon d’Or, according to Didier Deschamps

    Why Paul Pogba WON’T win Ballon d’Or, according to Didier Deschamps

    Didier Deschamps believes Paul Pogba will not win the Ballon d’Or due to the position he plays in.

    The France national team boss believes his compatriot is an incredible talent but is certain the Manchester United star will be penalised for the position he plays in.

    The 23-year-old became the world’s most expensive player when he returned to Old Trafford in a monstrous £89.3million deal.

    But with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo hogging the award since Kaka won in 2007, Deschamps believes it […]

  • Rodgers: Too much money harming Rashford

    Rodgers: Too much money harming Rashford

    The Celtic boss says the England international is a “massive talent” but says he may struggle for game time due to the attacking resources at Jose Mourinho’s disposal.

    Brendan Rodgers says the huge amount of money in football is harming young talents such as Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford.

    The teenager burst onto the scene last season in emphatic fashion, scoring twice on his debut against FC Midtjylland and then on his Premier League debut against Arsenal.

    Rashford continued to impress under Louis […]

  • United can still finish top four, says Guardiola

    United can still finish top four, says Guardiola

    Manchester United are nine points adrift of the Premier League’s top four, but Pep Guardiola is not counting them out.

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is adamant rivals Manchester United have the quality to finish in the top four of the Premier League this season.

    United have drawn their past three Premier League fixtures and face an uphill battle to secure a Champions League berth for next season, with Jose Mourinho’s men sixth in the standings.

    Sunday’s late 1-1 draw at Everton left […]

  • ‘Idiotic’ Fellaini let Mourinho down, says Gary Neville

    ‘Idiotic’ Fellaini let Mourinho down, says Gary Neville

    Gary Neville thinks Jose Mourinho made the right decision tactically to bring on Marouane Fellaini against Everton but feels the Manchester United boss was let down by his player.

    The Belgian midfielder came off the bench late on to try and help see out a win but just two minutes after entering play he conceded a penalty with a clumsy challenge on Idrissa Gueye.

    Leighton Baines scored the penalty to snatch a 1-1 draw for Everton and leave the Red Devils nine […]