Mourinho treading fine line with Man Utd board after digs at spending

Mourinho treading fine line with Man Utd board after digs at spending

United arrived at Goodison Park without a win in their previous four matches, having been held to Premier League draws by Leicester, Burnley and Southampton after losing at Bristol City in the Carabao Cup.

Jose Mourinho has suggested Paul Scholes' recent criticism of Manchester United's Paul Pogba could be due to jealousy over the amount of money the France worldwide earns.

The United legend questioned Pogba's fitness levels and claimed the France worldwide is just "strolling through games". I made a shot in the first half, also Paul [Pogba] and Jesse, if I'm not wrong.

Pogba will be hoping United have indeed woken up, and that this latest result means they have shrugged off their latest slump.

Marcus Rashford (20), Anthony Martial (22), Paul Pogba (24) and Jesse Lingard (25) all remain on the right side of the 20s and have already combined for over 400 senior appearances for Manchester United. The Portuguese coach underlined his reputation for picking fights with key figures in the game with further comments aimed at Scholes and other former United players such as Ryan Giggs who have criticised his side. "It's just the way football is". "Pogba is a friend of mine, we were on very good terms on and off the pitch", Dybala told France Football.

They didn't miss the Belgian global too much as goals from Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard gave the away side a 2-0 win.

The United boss refused kill talk of any Old Trafford incomings this month, despite the difficulties of big money moves halfway through the campaign.

"Every day I try to do my best".

Mourinho said: "If Paul [Scholes] one day decides to be a manager I wish that he can be 25 per-cent as successful as myself, because 25 per-cent of 25 is six trophies".

Asked if he was frustrated by the number of high-profile ex-United players working in the media, Mourinho said: "I think they would love to be here, in the club". You have to say the manager has to take responsibility for that attitude.

"One thing is to be a young talent, and another thing is to be a very good player", United manager Jose Mourinho said after the game, according to Sky Sports. I think he'd be quite happy. "They would love to be at the club and that's a problem I can not resolve".