Mourinho sends warning message to Manchester United players ahead of next season

Mourinho sends warning message to Manchester United players ahead of next season

- Jose Mourinho is not satisfied with Manchester United players

- The Portuguese manager has told them to brace up for real challenge of leave Old Trafford when they have the chance

- They finished second on the league table but failed to win a title in all competitions in the recently concluded European League season

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly told the Red Devils players before the end of the season to either back him or leave.

The Portuguese born manager failed to clinch a title in his second season at Old Trafford after losing the FA Cup title to Chelsea at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday, May 19.

However, the former Real Madrid manager was said to be unhappy with his players with their erratic performances all through the 2017-18 season.

Towards the end of last season, United boss blasted some of his players for their disappointing display against Brighton & Hove Albion.

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Mourinho, after the Red Devils 1-0 defeat to the Blues last weekend, told the squad they must conform to his style if they must remain at the club.

The former Inter Milan manager also surprised some Old Trafford directors by making only a brief appearance at the club’s post-match reception.

Mourinho blamed his star striker Romelu Lukaku after the FA Cup defeat, saying he didn’t do well enough to represent the club in their last game of the season.

Meanwhile, the United chief has revealed he is planning to overhaul his team this summer and is already rejigging his backroom staff after the departure of No 2 Rui Faria.

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Stefano Rapetti, Mourinho’s fitness coach at Inter Milan, has left Sampdoria to join him, and he will be also shopping for another assistant.

During his first year at Old Trafford, he won the League Cup and Europa League, but his second season ended without silverware.

He however improved from his sixth positioned in his first season to second position this term with 12 more points.

The Red Devils finished 19 points behind champions Manchester City, who set a new Premier League record by finishing with 100 points on the log.

NAIJ.com earlier reported that Chelsea defeated United in the FA Cup final at the Wembley Stadium.

Eden Hazard scored the only goal in the game through a spot kick earlier in the first half of the game and went ahead to win their only title of the season.

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Source: Naija.ng

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