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‘Jose Mourinho can turn it around at Manchester United – starting with victory over Juventus’, says treble winner Wes Brown

‘Jose Mourinho can turn it around at Manchester United – starting with victory over Juventus’, says treble winner Wes Brown

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Jose Mourinho can turn it around at Manchester United after a poor start to the season, starting with Tuesday night’s Champions League clash against Juventus. That’s the verdict from treble winner Wes Brown, who joined talkSPORT on Tuesday ahead of the clash which will see Cristiano Ronaldo welcomed back to Old Trafford. Mourinho’s job was said to be under threat after overseeing United’s worst start to a Premier League campaign in 29 years, with the club currently tenth in the table after nine games. But the Red Devils appear to have responded to the pressure with a comeback victory over Newcastle and 2-2 draw with Chelsea, which they were seconds away from winning, restoring some pride in Manchester. Saturday’s draw with Chelsea wou...
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard admits he ‘wants to work with Jose Mourinho again’ and defends Manchester United manager

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard admits he ‘wants to work with Jose Mourinho again’ and defends Manchester United manager

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Eden's dream The Belgium international regrets that he could not have worked under Mourinho at Stamford Bridge for a much longer period Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has made a stunning admission about Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, revealing he wants to work with the Portuguese again. Hazard was the Blues’ star played when they won the 2014/15 Premier League title under Mourinho, scoring 14 goals and being named Premier League Player of the Season and winning similar awards from both the PFA and FWA. Hazard played perhaps the best season of his career in 2014/15 However, the Belgium international’s loss of form the following campaign coincided with Chelsea going completely off the rails. Mourinho was sacked in Decemb...
Mourinho is easy target but Man Utd players must stand up – Rooney

Mourinho is easy target but Man Utd players must stand up – Rooney

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Media playback is not supported on this device Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is an "easy target" and the players "have to do better", says former Old Trafford striker Wayne Rooney.Mourinho has come under pressure after United made their worst start to a league campaign for 29 years."The players, the manager, it has been a tough start to the season," ex-England forward Rooney said. "I know Jose is getting a load of stick but I said a few weeks ago, the players have to stand up." Man Utd boss Mourinho's comments to TV camera investigatedUnited fought back from ...
Chelsea star Eden Hazard admits he prefers Maurizio Sarri’s football to Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte’s

Chelsea star Eden Hazard admits he prefers Maurizio Sarri’s football to Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte’s

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revealed The Belgian superstar believes his new manager allows him to play his natural game, whereas his defensive-minded predecessors did not Chelsea star Eden Hazard believes Maurizio Sarri helps him to enjoy his football, unlike previous bosses Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte. The 27-year-old has two goals and two assists in his opening four games under the new Blues manager and appears to be thriving with his possession-based style of play. Hazard is enjoying life under Sarri After last season’s 1-0 defeat away at Manchester City, Hazard claimed he could’ve played for three hours and not touched the ball, as Conte forced him to chase aerial balls. Mourinho often criticised Hazard for ignoring his defensive responsibilities, bu...
Man Utd: Why is Jose Mourinho so angry with the media?

Man Utd: Why is Jose Mourinho so angry with the media?

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Media playback is not supported on this device Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho betrayed the pressure and irritation eating away at him in the final seconds of a passionate news conference at Old Trafford following the 3-0 home defeat by Tottenham.Mourinho had gone on the front foot to defend his side's performance, telling the assembled media they had to decide what was most important, brilliant football, or results.He had accurately pointed out that last season in particular, he had been castigated for supposed negative football, even when United had won. Mour...