Desailly: Mou hasn’t had the same privileges as Pep

first_imgManchester United Desailly: Mourinho hasn’t had the same privileges as Guardiola Harry West Last updated 2 years ago 15:25 11/7/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(26) Jose Mourinho Manchester United Getty Images Manchester United José Mourinho Chelsea v Manchester United Premier League The former Blues defender believes the United boss must be given time to shape the Old Trafford side in his own image Chelsea icon Marcel Desailly feels Jose Mourinho must be afforded patience from fans, with the Manchester United boss not having had the same freedom in the transfer market as cross-town rival Pep Guardiola.Mourinho’s side were beaten 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday to fall eight points behind leaders Manchester City in the Premier League title race.United 14/1 for PL title Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player The Portuguese delivered EFL Cup and Europa League glory in his first season at Old Trafford, but the devastating form of neighbours City has left United trailing in their wake in 2017-18.And Desailly believes Mourinho should remain true to his style as the manager grapples with a playing staff not yet entirely to his satisfaction.Mourinho v Spurs“He has to stay as Mourinho. He knows the capacity of his team,” Desailly told Omnisport, speaking ahead of the Golden Foot Hublot Award in Monaco.”He looks like he’s not really had the team he wanted, like when you compare with [Pep] Guardiola, who really chose every player he wanted in and out. Mourinho, he’s still dealing with some players that he didn’t really want in his system.”He’s doing well, so I hope United will shine like they were shining at the time with [Alex] Ferguson.”But it’s tough. Every time, every game, there’s big history on the shoulders of all the players and on the manager. So, let’s give him time.”last_img

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