Manchester United fans here in the Transfer Tavern are still buzzing from the local lad inspired win over Swansea City.
It’s the story every young footballer dreams about, playing for the club and town you’ve supported since you were big enough to kick a football. Some of our regulars in the Tavern love the local lads in the team and so does Jose Mourinho it seems.
Many believed when the former Chelsea boss entered the Old Trafford doors the likes of Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford wouldn’t even see the bench.
Still, under the self-proclaimed ‘Special One’ they have both thrived, what our landlord wants to have a look at with his bar stalwarts is why Mourinho prefers Jesse Lingard to the talented Frenchman Anthony Martial.
Lingard causes a bit of controversy amongst the Red Devils’ fan base, he’s a marmite player and many of our punters often ask the question why he plays, here’s three reasons why he’s such a Mourinho favourite…