Responding to quotes from ex-boss Jose Mourinho via journalist Richard Jolly, many Manchester United fans have swooned over his joke enquiry surrounding the club potentially being awarded the 2017/2018 Premier League title for finishing second as a result of Man City’s financial fair play saga.
Mourinho, who guided Spurs to a dramatic 3-2 victory away at Aston Villa on Saturday, spoke after the match regarding City’s two-year Champions League ban – asking if United could potentially be awarded the 2017/2018 title for finishing second if the Sky Blues got a points deduction. Many reports have surrounded UEFA’s FFP punishment, with one of them from the Daily Mail indicating that they could get points deducted from previous title-winning seasons – leading to the Portuguese gaffer’s enquiry over the 2017/2018 title switch to Old Trafford.
Of course, even though this is very unlikely to happen, many Red Devils supporters have applauded the lighthearted wish regardless – taking to Twitter and voicing their love for the former United manager.
Find all of their best comments from social media down below.
Left the club ages ago still doing more than Ole for the benefit of the club.
— Aditya Chettri (@utd_ad) February 16, 2020
How can you not love this don
— L🔰 (@TruthHurts_LUHG) February 16, 2020
— Dyl (@UtdDyl) February 16, 2020
WIill always love you don.
— Shrey (@Shrey_Utd) February 16, 2020
— Kian🇮🇪 (@crosstheuniverz) February 16, 2020
How can anyone hate this guy 😂
— lou (@BasedLoui) February 16, 2020
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