The Portuguese believes United are nonetheless affected by the identical points which plagued the membership throughout his time at Previous Trafford
Jose Mourinho has mentioned Manchester United’s ongoing struggles and claimed the membership nonetheless have the identical ‘issues’ that they had whereas he was within the Previous Trafford dugout.
Mourinho was sacked last December and replaced by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who was appointed caretaker supervisor and oversaw an instantaneous turnaround in kind.
Nevertheless, the Pink Devils reverted to sort when Solskjaer was handed the job on a everlasting foundation, and so they ended the Premier League season in sixth after drawing with Huddersfield and losing to Cardiff in their final two matches of the campaign.
The current struggles have absolved Mourinho of a lot of the blame initially laid at his door for United’s failures, and the ex-Chelsea boss believes the issues he confronted at Previous Trafford proceed to hang-out the membership.
He informed L’Equipe: “I don’t at all times do my evaluation publicly on Manchester United. I don’t need to discuss it and I’ve the sensation that I don’t want to talk, that point offers explanations.
“About United I want to say only two things: One is that time has spoken. Two is that the problems are still there.”
Solskjaer has suggested there will be a big clear-out of the playing squad this summer, with big-name players such as Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial and Romelu Lukaku all potentially facing the axe.
Pogba and Mourinho endured a fractious relationship, especially during the latter’s final months at Old Trafford, and he was asked whether the France midfielder was the main problem at United.
“No no,” he continued. “The issues are there, you’ll be able to think about that it’s the gamers, the organisation, the ambition. I solely say that I can’t say if you ask if Paul was the one one accountable.”
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Mourinho additionally insisted his declare that guiding United to a second-place end in 2017/18 is his best ever achievement is now clear for all to see.
“I mentioned 9 or 10 months in the past that after successful eight championships, ending second with United might have been my best achievement,” the Portuguese added. “Now individuals perceive.”