When Jose Mourinho was appointed manager of Manchester United over the course of the summer, many of the punters in the Transfer Tavern had reservations about his arrival at Old Trafford.
The self-proclaimed ‘Special One’ is without doubt a natural born winner, though the Red Devils’ proud history in attacking football and producing young players didn’t seem to naturally fit with the supposed dark arts Mourinho has indulged in for years now.
While things haven’t looked easy for the Portuguese at the Theatre of Dreams, he has put together a strong run of late, setting United on their ELEVENTH run of 15+ Premier League games throughout the course of their illustrious history in this competition.
1 – This is Man Utd's 11th run of 15+ Premier League games unbeaten, but their first since Sir Alex Ferguson retired. Restoration.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) February 5, 2017
Crucially, however, it is the first time they’ve been on such a streak WITHOUT Sir Alex Ferguson in charge of the club, with the Scot having created a void in Manchester since retiring in 2013.
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