Champions League: Man Utd train ahead of Valencia clash

Champions League: Man Utd train ahead of Valencia clash

Champions League: Man Utd train ahead of Valencia clash

While the majority of match-going United supporters have remained fully behind Mourinho, and he has praised them for their support, that tide is turning and home games with Valencia and Newcastle are considered vital ahead of the worldwide break. It is disingenuous because it suggests that either option offers a solution to the club's tribulations.

"Whether it's the best or the worst moment to play them, who knows?"

The first sign of Manchester United fans voting with their feet have emerged. The only plausible answer to which side are you on has to be "neither'".

This game was really bad.

His poor start with Manchester United mirrors that of his final season at Stamford Bridge, where he was only able to amass 12 points from his opening 11 games, leading to the Chelsea board giving him the boot before Christmas.

Jesse Lingard, Ashley Young and Ander Herrera will miss Manchester United's Champions League Group H match with Valencia on Tuesday due to injury.

The Red Devils suffered a humiliating 3-1 defeat at West Ham United on Saturday and have only won four of their nine games this season in all competitions.

Mourinho claimed on Monday that some members of his squad "care more" than others but refused to reveal who he was speaking about. I like that perspective but I don't agree totally: (it) is all of us, everybody in the club has a role to play.

"We're not scared to play".

"He's there to put a team out and put a team out that he thinks can win the game". "The leaders need to be on the pitch".

"And I have no doubt from his comments today at the press conference (ahead of United's Champions League clash against Valencia) when he said, "some players are trying, some trying harder than others" that he has lost the dressing room, that's not rocket science".

In addition to the problems on the pitch, Mourinho confirmed last week that Paul Pogba would not captain the side again after he had implicitly criticised the manager by urging the team to attack more.

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