Stat reveals Jose Mourinho has made one major change to how Manchester United play
Statistics reveal the magnitude to which Jose Mourinho has changed Manchester United’s style of play since replacing Louis van Gaal.
The Special One was appointed in part in a bid to halt a mounting sense that the most successful club in English football had become boring. That criticism of Van Gaal’s side owed to a sluggish, possession-based game that featured a willingness to hit the ball long.
However research into Manchester United’s passing stats since Mourinho took charge reveals that the club have drastically reduced the number of long passes being made.
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