Under Jose Mourinho, the United fans here in the Transfer Tavern are once again enjoying watching their team play.
It’s been a barren few years in the aftermath of Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement, with the downward slope under David Moyes’ 10-month reign after which Ryan Giggs took over for the final few games of the season and two boring as hell and frustrating to watch years with Louis Van Gaal.
Although he did deliver the clubs first FA cup since 2004 in his second and final season, it just wasn’t good enough.
So, when Mourinho took over there was an air of optimism amongst many of our punters and a return to the glory years was chimed out all over the Tavern.
The Portuguese handed United the League Cup and Europa League trophies in his first season. which no other United manager has done. Going into his second season with the Red Devils, Mourinho has assembled an amazing squad that looks early on like it’s going to compete in every competition.
So it’s strange to think our landlord says despite all this United shouldn’t hand him a new deal (as has been linked), here’s why…