Jose Mourinho is not the most popular man with the Man United supporters in the Transfer Tavern right now.
Since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013, an atmosphere of discontent and disappointment has lingered around Old Trafford. The legacy left behind by Ferguson has given the United supporters an astronomical set of expectations for what their players should be achieving, but as of yet, none of the managers who have taken the hot seat at Old Trafford have succeeded in winning the hearts of the supporters.
David Moyes was the first to take on the impossible job of managing Manchester United, and everybody knows how that particular appointment turned out.
Moyes’ job was made all the more difficult by the fact that he was Ferguson’s successor, but neither Louis Van Gaal or Jose Mourinho had the luxury of using that excuse.
After winning both the Europa League and the League Cup last season, Mourinho has arguably been United’s most successful manager since Ferguson’s retirement, but his achievements last season have hardly made him a fan-favourite.
Ferguson’s ability to enable his players to gel together and play exciting, fluid, attacking football was not only key to his success, but also his key to the supporters hearts.
And this is one of Mourinho’s main issues, his style differs from what the United supporters would consider to be the classic United approach to football.
Mourinho is undoubtedly a results driven manager, but considering he is failing to achieve the results required to mount a title challenge this season, his time at the club could be set to end in the near future.
With that being said, here are two reasons why Ed Woodward should force Mourinho to leave the club…