Giggs: Time for Man Utd fans to get behind Mourinho

Posted August 30, 2018

Manchester United are in discussions with Anthony Martial about a new contract, in a move the board are confident has José Mourinho's backing despite the manager previously being minded to allow him to depart.

Manchester United have gained just three points from their opening three Premier League games for their worst start since the inaugural season in 1992/93.

"It is a time for the fans to stick together and get behind [the team]", he said.

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"When I win matches I come here many times and you are not happy that I win matches and you say the most important is the way of playing".

Mourinho has seen his side slip to defeats against Brighton and Tottenham in the first three weeks of the season, but despite reports of trouble behind the scenes, he has been backed by the Old Trafford hero.

"They've got a tough game at the weekend".

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Champions Manchester City will expect to get back to winning ways at home to Newcastle United in a match which pits Pep Guardiola against his fellow Spaniard Rafa Benitez.

Former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has been linked with the United hot-seat and according to Oddschecker is favourite to replace Mourinho should the "Special One" depart.

Burnley play host to Manchester United at Turf Moor on Sunday. "I hope we come through it sooner rather than later and I'm sure we will in the next game".

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Kane's goal at Old Trafford was the 25-year-old's second of the season after ending his August hoodoo the previous week, with the striker continuing to show no signs of a World Cup hangover in front of England manager Gareth Southgate. "The rest is just noise. The club are going through a tough time but I don't see where they go after Mourinho".

It was confirmed by the BBC on the morning after the game that Ed Woodward remained in support of Mourinho.

"United are a fantastic club with a fantastic manager".

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