For all the justified criticism he gets for Manchester United's Premier League form, Jose Mourinho deserves praise for his side qualifying for the Champions League's Round of 16 with one game to spare. As he pointed out following Marouane Fellaini's 91st-minute winner against Young Boys, his teams have reached the knockout stages in all of his 14 campaigns as a manager. Not even Sir Alex Ferguson had a record like that.
Make no mistake, United have come through a tough group. Critics claimed they...
Jose Mourinho says he did not know about agent Jorge Mendes' vote of confidence before it was released.
Mendes made a rare public statement on Friday when he insisted Manchester United were fully behind Mourinho despite a disappointing start to the season.
"I have nothing to do with the statement, it is Jorge's statement, not my statement," Mourinho told a news conference ahead of the Champions League clash with Valencia.
"I didn't know [it was coming] and I don't care about it."
Mourinho has already...
MANCHESTER, England -- Manchester United are set to travel to Valencia without a host of first-team regulars after a number of Jose Mourinho's squad sat out training on Tuesday morning.
Anthony Martial, Chris Smalling, Diogo Dalot, Luke Shaw and Matteo Darmian all missed the session at Carrington, United's training ground, ahead of the flight to Spain.
Long-term absentees Victor Lindelof and Alexis Sanchez were also missing but Eric Bailly and Antonio Valencia were able to take part.