Jose Mourinho

Robbie Savage claims it’s time for Jose Mourinho to prove his critics wrong

Time to prove your quality

Former Premier League star Robbie Savage has claimed that Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho must now prove that he’s still a top-class manager.

The Portuguese boss has come in for much criticism over the past couple of seasons.

His supposedly defensive tactics have started to grind on Man United fans and his negative outlook during the clubs pre-season tour of the US didn’t help.

Despite his struggles to appease his critics in recent years, there is no doubt that Mourinho has been one of the best managers in football for a while now.

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – AUGUST 10: Luke Shaw of Manchester United celebrates after scoring his team’s second goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on August 10, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Once and for all

Now, former Premier League star Robbie Savage has claimed that it is now time for Mourinho prove he’s still that world-class manager.

‘It’s time to prove that to his critics,’ he explained in his Daily Mirror column. 

‘He can’t just bring in instant fixes, so he has to manage the players he’s got, and take them to a different level.

‘Again, the likes of Guardiola, Pochettino and Klopp have done that, now it’s his turn.

‘He has been a top-class manager, and now it is time to remind people of that. For once, there can be no criticism of buying your way to the title.

‘He has a good team, with depth in his squad and outstanding players like Pogba. He needs to work with it.

‘He said after the Leicester game it is time to get on with it, and that’s right.

‘Time to prove to people once and for all Jose that you’ve still got it.’

LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 10: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United looks on prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and Manchester United at London Stadium on May 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

Stan Collymore slams Jose Mourinho: ‘It’s better to play for Liverpool or Spurs’

Not everyone is taking such an understanding approach to Mourinho’s style of football.

That is because Stan Collymore has slammed the Man United boss after their win against Leicester.

Click here to see what he had to say. 

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