Man Utd legend Scholes: I'm surprised Mourinho not sacked

Jose Mourinho and Rui Faria

GETTY Jose Mourinho is under pressure in the Manchester United dugout

That respect does not appear to extend to local police, who the United manager blamed for their late arrival at Old Trafford and kick-off being delayed by five minutes.

If that seemed to be a veiled reference - yes, another one - to the fact that United failed to upgrade their squad with an extra central defender in summer, Mourinho was more explicit in a television interview when he claimed his centre-halves do not have the technical ability to play out from the back.

Valencia appeared to avoid those problems and could have easily be celebrating a memorable win at Old Trafford.

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A 3-1 loss at West Ham on Saturday left United with 10 points from seven games - matching the club's previous worst Premier League start under Moyes in 2013 immediately after Alex Ferguson's retirement.

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes is surprised Jose Mourinho is still in a job.

Manchester United are a club with proud traditions.

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Mourinho likes his players to arrive at the stadium as late as possible to avoid having them sitting around and killing time before the game, and sources have told ESPN FC that he has the final say on when the coach leaves the team hotel on a match day. "There are things it is hard for me to say, I do not want to attract any more criticism for being too open", he said. 'But this time the police refused to do an escort, so we come by ourselves and we took from the Lowry hotel 75 minutes. I'm proud of my team's hard work and how competitive we were'.

Rashford deserves a run of games, and it looks like he may get that under Jose Mourinho now.

Mourinho needs more players like Rashford and Shaw in his starting XI.

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