What next for Mourinho?

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    Buster15 Full Member

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    It's called a guess. You may be right but you really don't know.
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    Stacks Full Member

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    In that hypothetical situation I am sure we can find some common ground
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    Wednesday at Stoke Full Member

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    That would be a hilarious full-circle. Losing to Liverpool cost him the job, so he goes to Real and buys their best center back in ages.
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    GM K Full Member

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    Give an example. I can't remember ever hearing him bad mouth Porto, Inter, Chelsea or Madrid. He did fire back at Casillas recently and Ronaldo sometime but they both drew first blood.

    Anyway, classy thing for players, managers and clubs to respect their ex colleagues after departure. That's the point. So far Jose has shown some class regardless of how he was here and how he left.
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    FujiVice Full Member

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    So I'm guessing that a billionaire pound company, trading on the New York stockmarket wants a clause for a period of time after they sack somebody so that person doesnt bad mouth the company. This isnt just a guess, its pretty much how everyone handles things.
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    SirAF Ageist

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    If this is true then you’d think that the Madrid link is credible. Why else would he give up around 5m to be available for work immediately?
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    Good luck Caf resident Blancos.
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    Mb194dc Full Member

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    He wants to work? Doesn't exactly need the money getting sacked and paid off every couple of years. I'll be seriously surprised if a top club goes near in the next year or two him after antics at utd and with us before.

    Lower level club might but would he want the job!?
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    SirAF Ageist

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    He’s not going to negotiate a lower compensation from United to take a small fry job halfway through the season. It would make more sense to take the full amount and go on holiday to size up his options until june-ish.
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    ayushreddevil9 Full Member

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    Why are we believing Tancredi
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    carvajal Full Member

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    SirAF Ageist

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    Embrace it :devil:
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    carvajal Full Member

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    I understand you. I would take popcorn to enjoy the Schadenfraude.
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    abdo99 Full Member

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    Good luck indeed. You'll need it.
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    jimmyb2000 Full Member

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    I've got a feeling that the back end of Mourinho's career will have a similar look and feel to the back end of Robert De Niro's acting career.
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    Patrick08 Full Member

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    I read somewhere he is going to be a pundit for Chelsea Vs arsenal tie :D.
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    Luke1995 Full Member

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    His personality was very suited to the 2000 decade. The way most players think changed and he couldn't follow. He would be best suited to a pundit career at this point.
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    sugar_kane Full Member

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    Like a bad comedy? Certainly applies to our last 12 months with him.
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    Bobski Full Member

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    More like less and less enthusiastic renditions of an old act, to diminishing returns.

    An embarrassing self parody.
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    FootballHQ Full Member

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    :lol::lol::lol:

    Pretty much every single thing Mourinho said Man. United couldn't do in the first half of the season they are doing now.

    Composure, Athleticism, Resilience, pace, quality, all there today.
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    ayushreddevil9 Full Member

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    That second half would have made Jose proud
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    Cloud7 Full Member

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    Even big Dave didn’t look himself under Mourinho. No chance he would have kept all of those out today under Jose.
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    FootballHQ Full Member

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    They'd all be deflecting past him like the Shaqiri strikes. :lol:
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    Ruined our season.
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    17Larsson Not a malefactor just a lagomorph

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    His stock gets worse with every game we play. He really hadn't a clue
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    Dumbstar Full Member

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    Completely. What a waster. To think I was desperate to replace Hodgson for him. A lot closer call now in hindsight.
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    MrMarcello Full Member

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    Seeing how the players have responded to the change, and seemingly more attacking influence inserted into their play, is it Mourinho legit sabotaged the side to stick the finger up at the board?

    It's utterly bizarre to do such. But almost seems he did so just because he didn't get to spend an extra 100M.
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    Djemba-Djemba Full Member

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    As the weeks go on his reign here looks more and more disgraceful.

    What the feck was he doing? Did he even bother with training?
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    RedPed Full Member

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    Mourinho's first TV appearances post United will be on beIN Sports on Thursday 1630 for the Saudi Arabia v Qatar game (???) and the Arse v Chelsk game on Saturday 1730.

    That should be interesting. Wonder what credit he will try to take for our last six games and whether he will do a Moyes.

    He must be feeling very salty right now. Keys and Gray will get straight into it I reckon.
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    Hound Dog Full Member

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    I am not the one for conspiracy theories, but am leaning more and more towards him having done it on purpose.
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    MDFC Manager Full Member

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    Yes, there was some amount of sabotaging for sure. But primarily, he's just a footballing dinosaur and is no longer relevant at the top level of football.
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    LoveFootball New Member

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    No sane person could play a midfield 2 of Matic and Fellaini in a single game let alone against such an energetic and high pressing Liverpool team. Some of his line up this season and end of last season were really pathetic that you wondered if the man didn't lost it. Leaving Pogba on bench against Liverpool and not even use him was criminal.

    Madrid are mad to even consider him for the job. He'll end up at Everton.
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    B20 HEY EVERYONE I IGNORE SOMEONE LOOK AT ME

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    Where he'll be in a few years I reckon.
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    Cockney Phil Full Member

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    A toxic manager with serious flaws in both his ability and duty. After his performance this season it seems utterly surprising that anyone would employ him. How does he respond to questions about his team’s performances after he’s been sacked? Both Chelski and us are transformed. Perhaps clubs will employ him for a couple of shit seasons, reduce ticket prices etc. then sack him and ride the profit wave from improved performances. Never wanted him but his sacking has to be the club’s most insightful board decision since the Glazers took over.
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    He downed tools.
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    BluesJr Full Member

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    Keys & Gray will suck up to him no doubt, wouldn’t be surprised if he had a few subtle snide comments about the players, namely Pogba.
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    luke511 Full Member

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    Biggest fraud in football. Capello 2.0
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    With Keys, not a shadow of doubt.
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    Wheato Full Member

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    I wouldn't say he was a fraud. He had something special at one time, but he didn't adapt his philosophy and became out of date. His tactics and formations were overly cautious, to the point where teams in the bottom half of the table were outplaying us. He set us up so defensively that we were scared to cross the halfway line. Mourinho has lost his way, big-time.
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    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    The worst thing about that is that many of our fans believed him