Manchester United manager woes have kept on increasing after he saw his side lose 3-0 to Tottenham at Old Trafford last Monday night, following few days after another 3-2 defeat on an away match with Brighton.
Manchester United is already six points off the top of the Premier League, reports coming in have suggested that Man United may be forced to look for a replacement should the team’s form not drastically improve in the near future.
Although according to other series of reports have suggested that the Man United board has granted the Mourinho the former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager their backing to continue, according to london’s The Daily Mail which claims the club’s players and staff believe defeat to Burnley in their next game could see Mourinho sacked.
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a great sports commentator writes that the prospect of Mourinho being dismissed is now being openly discussed at the club’s training complex, with some players even talking about the possibility of him being replaced by Zinedine Zidane.
“They are saying Jose will be gone soon,” a source is quoted as saying on Tuesday night. “Some think he’ll be out if they lose at Burnley. Others can’t see him lasting beyond September.
“We’ve seen this before and it just feels the same. The club will say it’s supporting Jose but we all saw what happened with Louis [van Gaal]. The players are already talking about the possibility of Zidane coming in.”
Elsewhere, it has been reported in The Independent that United have drawn up a list of six names who could potentially replace Mourinho should the club decide to dismiss the 55-year-old. Zidane features on the list, as does Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino and France’s World Cup-winning manager, Didier Deschamps.