Manchester United half-term report: Jose Mourinho given a reality check as Louis van Gaal era lingers at Old Trafford
When Jose Mourinho gave his first interview as Manchester United boss, he was everything that supporters had craved in the three lost years following Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement.
The 53-year-old was brash, brazen and dismissive of the mediocrity that fans had been told to endure since 2013.
Unfortunately for Mourinho, league titles aren’t won in press conferences and the reality of the task facing the self-proclaimed Special One at Old Trafford is all too apparent after less than two months of the season.
The story so far Mourinho, typically, got his transfer business done early in the... read more
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