Paul Merson: What Jose Mourinho’s criticism of Manchester United players really means
The Red Devils have endured a mixed start to the new season, sitting sixth in the Premier League table.
Defeat to Feyenoord in the Europa League crowned a terrible week during September when United lost three successive games.
Mourinho openly criticised Luke Shaw among others, and the team has not looked totally convincing so far.
Despite spending around £150m in the summer, Merson claims the United boss will focus strongly on Europa League success to save his squad.
“When Jose Mourinho starts criticising his players in public he’s just showing his frustration,” Merson wrote in his column... read more
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